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Brazil Santa Catarina: Riding tour and beach tour South Brazil- Riding in Brazil- mountains and sea, canyons, Atlantic rainforest

Riding tour Brazil, riding Brazil: Welcome to Paradise!
Ride with us across the wide plateaus and the deep canyons of the Serra Catarinense in South Brazil. You are awaited by canyons, waterfalls, araucaria and giant fern woods traversed by crystal clear rivers and streams. Take this unforgettable and diversified riding tour together with us to the lnad of the Gauchos and feel at home in one of the pousadas (pensions) of the region.
Discover some relaxing sun and beach days afterwards, directly on the Ilha da Magia - the magical island Florianopolis. At the end of the journey we will take you to a wonderful boat trip on the Lagoa da Conceicao with a little hike through the Atlantic rainforest!
Explore one of the most beautiful regions in South America:
The attachment to nature and horse is a primary goal. We show you around places that the "normal" tourist does not get to know.

Travel No. 39584

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Brazil Santa Catarina. Riding tour and beach tour South Brazil- Riding in Brazil- mountains and sea, canyons, Atlantic rainforest

 

 

Extract from the riding journal St Georg (11/2009)

Riding tour Brazil, riding Brazil: Welcome to Paradise!
Ride with us across the wide plateaus and the deep canyons of the Serra Catarinense in South Brazil. You are awaited by canyons, waterfalls, araucaria and giant fern woods traversed by crystal clear rivers and streams. Take this unforgettable and diversified riding tour together with us to the lnad of the Gauchos and feel at home in one of the pousadas (pensions) of the region.
Discover some relaxing sun and beach days afterwards, directly on the Ilha da Magia   the magical island Florianopolis. At the end of the journey we will take you to a wonderful boat trip on the Lagoa da Conceicao with a little hike through the Atlantic rainforest!
Explore one of the most beautiful regions in South America:
The attachment to nature and horse is a primary goal. We show you around places that the  normal  tourist does not get to know.

 

Brazil: Riding tour Santa Catarina- Explore the South of Brazil horseback

 

Known from the riding journal St. Georg (11/2009)

 

Riding tour and beach tour South Brazil

Riding in Brazil, mountains and sea, canyons, Atlantic rainforest

 

 

 

 

Welcome to paradise!

Ride with us across the wide plateaus and the deep canyons of the Serra Catarinense in South Brazil. You are awaited by canyons, waterfalls, araucaria and giant fern woods traversed by crystal clear rivers and streams. Take this unforgettable and diversified riding tour together with us to the lnad of the Gauchos and feel at home in one of the pousadas (pensions) of the region.
Discover some relaxing sun and beach days afterwards, directly on the Ilha da Magia   the magical island Florianopolis. At the end of the journey we will take you to a wonderful boat trip on the Lagoa da Conceicao with a little hike through the Atlantic rainforest!
Explore one of the most beautiful regions in South America:
The attachment to nature and horse is a primary goal. We show you around places that the  normal  tourist does not get to know.

 

 

 

 

Itinerary:

Day 1: Welcome to paradise on the Ilha Magia, Florianopolis

 

Services included:

Transfer from the airport Florianopolis to the Pousada Casa da Lagoa

Overnight and breakfast in the Pousada Casa da Lagoa

 

Your travel guide already awaits you at the airport in Florianopolis in the South of Brazil. The drive from the airport to Lagoa da Conceicao takes only about 25 minutes.

After having arrived in Lagoa, your travel guide will show you the necessary facilities like the bank, post office, restaurants, bars and cafés in Lagoa de Conceicao. Most of the restaurants are reachable by foot from the pousada in only about 10 minutes. (-)

 

Day 2: Florianopolis - Urubici, into the Serra Catarinense

 

Services included:

Transfer by private car/van from Florianopolis to Urubici (about 3 hours duration)

Lunch in the Hotel Fazenda Panelao

Get together with the horses and 1. Riding tour in the afternoon

Dinner and overnight in the Hotel Fazenda Panelao

 

After breakfast, your travel guide will pick you up at the pousada and we drive back together to the Serra Catarinense to the hotel Fazenda Panelao.

We will be awaited by a hearty lunch. Following, we will learn how to saddle our horses Brazilian style. Our first riding tour leads us to near surroundings of the Fazenda.
We will eat typical dishes from the region for dinner (B/L/D)

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3: Horseback safari

 

Services included:

Breakfast

3,5 to 4 hours of riding

Lunch at a local family

Afternoon: if wanted another riding tour about 2 hours

Dinner and overnight at local family

 

First, we will take care of the horses and then we will enjoy the breakfast buffet. After the saddling up the horses, we will ride to the mountainside. Partly we will ride along some steep canyons. On our way we cross impressing woods of araucaria and giant ferns, pass by rivers and will meet little herds of cattle from time to time and small fazendas with friendly waving inhabitants.

In a little  pub of the village , we will freshen up ourselves with a  Skol or Bohemia, the local beer brands, and toast the inhabitanta with a Saude. Lunch will be served at a local host family.

In the afternoon we have the opportunity to discover the near surroundings by horse. Dinner together with our loval family. (B/L/D)

 

Day 4: Horseback safari, accommodation at a local family

 

We begin the day relaxed. Today, we can sleep longer and take the breakfast later if we want. For lunch, we ride to a nearby waterfall and eat there.

In the afternoon, we have the opportunity to undertake another ride across the beautiful nature. The evening and the night are spent at in the house of a local family. Get enchanted by the familiar hospitality of the frineldy people and enjoy the dinner. (B/L/D)

 

Services included:

Breakfast

Riding tour in the morning about 2 hours

Lunch at a local family or in a simple restaurant

If wanted: another riding tour in the afternoon (2-3 hours)

Dinner and overnight at a local family

 

 

 

 

Day 5: Horseback safari

 

Services inclusive:

Breakfast

Riding tour about 6-8 hours

Lunch on our way, in the nature

Dinner and overnight in th epousasa/ fazenda Fogo Eterno

 

Before breakfast we will take care of the horses.

We say goodbye to out nice hosts and start off to the Pousada Fogo Eterno.

The region, which we will explore, is famous for the fruit and vegetable production. We ride along peach, kiwi, apple and other fruit plantations and cross rivers, which may also mean wet feet due to the water tide. Partly, we will climb steep canyons.

Lunch on our way in the middle of the nature. After 6-8 hours of riding (according to weather and speed) we reach our goal of the Pousada Fogo Eterno. In the quaint Balcon  we will prepare a delicious churrasco for dinner.

Overnight in comfortable double rooms of the Pousada Fogo Eterno. (B/L/D)

 

 

 

 

 

Day 6: Horseback safari

 

Services included:

Breakfast

Riding tour about 4-6 hours

Lunch on our way, in the nature

Dinner and overnight in the Pousada Serra Bella

 

Today we have to get up early at 7 am, take care of the horses, have breakfast and saddle up. Today, we will undertake the last part of our horseback safari.

According to season and weather we choose our route.

We will ride through a little village, across the gigantic canyon landscape, take lunch at a river in wonderful natural surrounding and go on with our tour to the fazenda in the middle of nowhere. There we will be picked up and the horses are loaded.

Overnight in the wonderful pousada Serra Bella.

We will seize the evening while drinking a glass of red wine or home distilled Cachaca (B/L/D)

 

Day 7: Canyons and dolphins

 

Services included:

Breakfast

Return to Florianopolis arrival in the late afternoon

Overnight in the pousada Natur Campeche

 

Breakfast in the pousada Serra Bella. After we have packed our stuff, we will drive to the magnificent lookout point  Morro da Igreja , where we will have a terrific view over the canyons 1800 meters below us.

The return leads us across a non paved street very bumpy to reach Corvo Branco! This is a wonderful nature experience. But we have also chosen this rough way for other reasons.

We want to show you to Laguna. Here, the fishermen work together with wild dolphins in a channel. The dolphins drive the fishes to the fishermen an incredible nature scene, which you can only find here. Also the experts can t explain this phenomenon and  Animal Planet  has broadcasted a TV report worldwide.

Lunch in a restaurant at the channel.

We will get back to "Ilha da Magia", the magical island Florianopolis, in the evening. We will stay another night at Pousada Casa da Lagoa and enjoy our last evening in Lagoa da Conceicao. (B/L)

 

 

 

Day 8: Departure or optional extension

 

Services included:

Breakfast in the pousada Casa da Lagoa

Transfer to the airport

 

Participant numbers: 4-10

 

Notes:

The itinerary of the tour or the fazendas can vary on short notice, due to the weather.

 

 

Not included in the price:

Flights (from/ to Florianopolis FLN)   we will be glad to help you with the booking process

Single supplement
 

 

 

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