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6-hour Ecotour Cantareira São Paulo

6-hour Ecotour Cantareira São Paulo
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Cultural Tour
$62.5
Duration: 6 hours
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Outdoor enthusiasts will love hiking along Brazil's Atlantic Forest on a half-day eco-tour in São Paulo. 

Going to Cantareira State Park 30 minutes away from downtown São Paulo by private vehicle, you will get a breath of fresh air in the world’s largest urban forest. 

After your guide picks you up from your hotel, he / she drives you to this astonishing Park that covers an area equal to 8000 football fields of forest that is declared São Paulo's City Green Belt Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. 

The hiking has the main target of reaching Pedra Grande (big rock) which is a 1010 meter high belvedere about 5 kilometers away from the park’s main entrance (10 KM walk round-trip), where visitors can contemplate one of the most splendid views of São Paulo contrasting with the greatest urban forest in the world.

  • In order to reach Pedra Grande viewpoint, visitors hike on paved and unpaved roads uphill, on trails ranging from light to medium level of difficulty and surrounded by native forest. Animals, particularly monkeys, can be seen during walks, lush landscape and little falls.
  • About 1:30 minutes walk away from the park’s main entrance, rests a beautiful lake called “CARP LAKE”. Take a break at the lake and have truly pleasant time relaxing and admiring the natural beauties of the Carp Lake and surroundings, and enjoy sandwiches picnic style in the park before continuing on for a more 30-minute walk to Pedra Grande Belvedere.
  • Once on top of Pedra Grande, on a resting area on it, take in the incredible vista spanning all the vastness of São Paulo looking across the valleys towards the largest city in the Southern hemisphere.
  • In the late nineteenth century was built a pump to help supply water to the city and today it is a park of historical items. Water is still one of the highlights of the space, since some tracks go through waterfalls and rivers.
  • Our experienced guides are local experts on the regions ecology and wildlife with an unmatched passion for the area. Imagine a tour designed around your interests and desires, truly a one of a kind experience. It is our mission to connect you to this natural world and breathtaking area, leaving a lasting impression on you.
  • After have such an adventurous day, on the journey back to hotel, we’ll cater the conversation to your interests and our expertise, whether that be fauna, flora, bioma, or cultural history of the area. 

Outdoor enthusiasts will love hiking along Brazil's Atlantic Forest on a half-day eco-tour in São Paulo. 

Going to Cantareira State Park 30 minutes away from downtown São Paulo by private vehicle, you will get a breath of fresh air in the world’s largest urban forest. 

After your guide picks you up from your hotel, he / she drives you to this astonishing Park that covers an area equal to 8000 football fields of forest that is declared São Paulo's City Green Belt Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. 

The hiking has the main target of reaching Pedra Grande (big rock) which is a 1010 meter high belvedere about 5 kilometers away from the park’s main entrance (10 KM walk round-trip), where visitors can contemplate one of the most splendid views of São Paulo contrasting with the greatest urban forest in the world.