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Serras e Mar


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Serra dos Órgãos - Rio de Janeiro State

 

 

 

This 8 day tour through the gorgeous landscapes of Rio de Janeiro State is a great way to get a first taste of Brazil. Anyone looking for fun, sun, good rides, interesting culture, great food and a lot of mountain and coastal scenery will definitely find this an unforgettable adventure. You will travel through five different serras, national parks, Atlantic rainforest and the marvelous coastline of the state of Rio de Janeiro. We will pass through charming small rural villages, and visit a few historically important cities like Paraty, small colonial port town and world heritage site. and Petrópolis, built high in the (cooler) mountains by German settlers in honor of Brazil's second emperor. Until today it is the place where many Cariocas (citizens of Rio de Janeiro) go to escape the summer heat.

 

 

 

Surely, we can not see all of Rio de Janeiro state without seeing the metropolis itself. Rio de Janeiro "a cidade maravilhosa", will be the last city on our list. We will cruise along the famous beaches of Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon and take a closer look at the two most famous of the numerous attractions the city has to offer: Sugarloaf Mountain and the statue of Christ the Redeemer... With some luck, there might be time to visit the "City of Samba" (cidade do Samba), one of Rio's most recent touristic attractions, where the 14 best Samba schools prepare the year round for the yearly defile at the Sambódromo...After a saturday night in Rio, we go and visit Rocinha, South America's biggest favela. On the last day we complete our journey, Visiting the hanggliding ramp at São Conrado (Gávea) one more highlight of Rio, and on our way back to Volta Redonda, we take a last peek at the coastal Atlantic Rainforest, when we cross the Serra do Piloto.

Beach in Trindade - Rio de Janeiro State

 


Map of the tour (Click to enlarge)

 

  • Day 1 : Volta Redonda - Ubatuba (280 km)

  • Day 2 : Ubatuba - Caxambu (330 km)

  • Day 3 : Caxambu - Petrópolis (315 km)

  • Day 4 : Petrópolis to Lumiar (220km)

  • Day 5 : Lumiar - Arraial do Cabo (200 km)

  • Day 6 : Arraial do Cabo - Rio de Janeiro (190 km)

  • Day 7 : Rio de Janeiro (Local tour - 50 à 100km)

  • Day 8 : Rio de Janeiro - Volta Redonda (250 km)

 

IMPORTANT:

The route map is only indicative. Weather and/or road conditions can make it necessary to change the route plan.


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Tour Info : Serras e Mar

Duration:

8 days / 7 nights

 

Total distance:

About 2000 km - ca 25% of unpaved roads

 

Participants:

Minimum: 3 - Maximum: 5

 

Experience level:

This trip is suitable for any rider with some off-road experience

 

Prices:

Yamaha XT660 Driver: 2400 €
  Passenger: 1440 €
Honda Falcon Driver: 2160 €
  Passenger: 1440 €

 

Prices are for double room. Single Room surcharge: 400 €

 

Payment :

 

  • 20% upon booking
  • 80% at least 4 weeks before departure

IMPORTANT:

a security deposit of 2000 € is required. This deposit will be refunded after the trip, deducting any damages to the bike or traffic fines

 

Included:

 

  • Motorcycle Rental
  • Accommodation in hotels and comfortable guesthouses (pousadas) with breakfast
  • Multilingual guide (English, dutch, French, Portuguese)
  • Support vehicle and mechanic
  • Transport of your luggage during the trip

NOT included:

 

  • Fuel
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry fees (parks - events)
  • toll roads
  • International flight (Rio de Janeiro)
  • Airport transfer (Rio de Janeiro - Volta Redonda)
  • Travel/ health insurance
  • Accident insurance


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