Rio Grande do Sul: canyons and waterfalls 2021
Breathtaking scenery: imagine the Grand Canyon covered with lush vegetation and dotted with waterfalls… this is Rio Grande do Sul, an area of 28,000 meters of incredible beauty and biodiversity. In the saddle you can experience this unspoiled nature and enjoy the welcome and hospitality typical of these areas, in gracious fazendas with a traditional flavor.
Shared guaranteed departure dates, minimum 1 person departing from Italy
Other departure dates available on request between the months of March and June and August and November.
PARTICIPANTS: MIN 2 MAX 8
Pick-up from Puerto Alegre Salgado Filho International Airport (POA) by h. 15.00 and transfer to Cambara do Sul, from where our adventure on the saddle will begin, between the Rio Grande do Sul area and Santa Catarina. Dinner and overnight in a guest house near the Aparados da Serra National Park.
After having breakfast we will start exploring the summit of Monte Negro, 1400 meters high, the highest in Rio Grande do Sul, with an incredible view. Break for a traditional lunch on a farm. We will then continue with the means to the fazenda where we will spend the night after a dinner of grilled meat.
After a good breakfast, departure for Potreirinho, a typical ranch surrounded by a beautiful estate, the final destination of this day. Picnic lunch near a waterfall and crossing of the beautiful Araucaria forest. Dinner and overnight at the ranch.
Breakfast and on the saddle to go to Cachoeirao, a large waterfall, continuation through the vegetation. Stop in a ranch for lunch and continuation with the means for dinner and overnight at the typical fazenda of the second night.
Departure with some new horses to get to know the canyon area, Aparados. Picnic lunch at the Cachoeira das 7 mulheres (waterfall of the 7 women), possibility to cool off before returning to the fazenda.
Breakfast and transfer of about 20 minutes to retrieve the horses. A new day dedicated to the discovery of unspoiled nature: more canyons, waterfalls and forests. Picnic lunch in the shade of the trees and continuation to the Campos de Cima da Serra area, covered with rainforest. In the afternoon we will definitively say goodbye to the horses and by car we will reach the fazenda where we will spend the last night.
Breakfast transfer to the airport in time for your flight to Italy (plan a flight no earlier than 2.00 pm).
Tariff per person, starting from:
|From 14 March 2021 to 9 December 2021||€ 2,320||€ 430|
(B / L / D): B = breakfast; L = lunch; D = Dinner
Shared guaranteed departure dates, minimum 1 person departing from Italy:
Difficulty level: From ° to °°°°°
DURATION: 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
DIFFICULTY: °°° (INTERMEDIATE)
EQUIPMENT: SOUTH AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIAN WORK SADDLE
GAIT: 5/6 hours a day in the saddle. The three gaits will be used. Horse control in open spaces is required.
All overnight stays are planned at historic Fazenda (local farms). Typical Brazilian cuisine of fresh products.
Note: The itinerary described above is to be considered indicative. It may be subject to variations due to weather conditions or circumstances beyond our control.
Exchange rate 1 EUR = 1.08 USD
Exchange rate variations with fluctuations greater than 3% will result in an adjustment of costs and will be communicated within 20 days of departure.
The tariff includes
The tariff does not include
Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
from € 1.600 - Voli esclusi
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
from € 890 - Voli esclusi
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