GOLDEN COAST EXPEDITION

This expedition can be done by paddling or hikking.

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     Our start point is the city of Paraty/RJ where the mountains covered by the Atlantic forest meet the sea, and form the only tropical fjord of the World. The city maintains constructions of the colonial period and was very important for being the end of the “Royal Road”, through which the gold and diamond extracted in Minas Gerais came to be dispatched by ship to Portugal. We will also meet an artisan sugar cane mill that produces sugar cane rum with one water wheel.

     And paddling we will get to know the Joatinga Cape that is famous among the sailors for its natural beauties, deserted beaches, waterfalls and the only world’s tropical Fjord, the Mamanguá Bay. The expedition begins at Trindade Beach, along the coast to the Mamanguá Bay and then to Paraty. We will paddle on average between 7 and 10 nautical miles per day; we will stay two days in Mamanguá Bay and three days in Paraty.

     The lodgings will be in lodges, camping and in a Inn in the Mamanguá bay and a Inn of charm at Paraty downtown. 

 

Expedition Itinerary:

 

  • DAY 01: ARRIVE GRU/BR.

06:00 – Arrival in Guarulhos Airport/BRAZIL.

09:00 – Departure for Paraty/RJ.

13:30 – WELCOME LUNCH.

14:30 – Expected Arrival in Paraty.

15:00 – Arrival in Pousada Porto Imperial at Paraty.

  

  • DAY 02: TRINDADE and SONO BEACHES.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – Let’s take the transportation to the Trindade beach.

09:30 – Arrival in Trindade beach and preparation for the paddling (7,0 nautical miles).

10:00 – Start of the paddling to the Sono beach, passing through Cachadaço beach and Laranjeiras beach.

16:00 – Arrival in Sono beach.

  

  • DAY 03: PONTA NEGRA BEACH.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – We will paddle (2,5 na. miles) to the beach of Ponta Negra where we will leave the canoes and follow the trail (2,5 miles) to the Saco Bravo waterfall. After we return to the beach of Ponta Negra and then to the Sono beach.

16:00 – Return to Sono beach.

  

  • DAY 04: MARTIN DE SA BEACH.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – Start of the paddling (8,0 na. miles) to the beach of Martin de Sá, passing through the “caiçara” village of Cairuçu. The “caiçaras” are the person who lives on the coast of São Paulo state since the colonization. They have them own culture.

14:00 – Expected arrival in Martin de Sá beach.

  

  • DAY 05: SUMACA and POUSO DA CAJAIBA BEACHES.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – Start of the paddling (7,5 na. miles) to the beach of Pouso da Cajaíba, passing through the deserted Sumaca beach.

14:00 – Expected arrival in Pouso da Cajaíba beach.

  

  • DAY 06: MAMANGUA FJORDE.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – Start of the paddling (9,0 na. miles) to the beach of Cruzeiro in Mamanguá Fjord, passing through the Itapema, Calhaus, Itaóca and Grande beach, where we will stop for a bath in the waterfall.

15:00 – Expected arrival in Cruzeiro beach.

  

  • DAY 07: MAMANGUA FJORDE.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – Free day. Optional: Climb the Sugar Loaf Peak (3.000 feet), paddle inside de fjord or both.

20:00 –Free nigth.

  

  • DAY 08: MAMANGUA FJORDE.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – Free day

  

  • DAY 09: PARATY/RJ.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – Start of the paddling (10 na. miles) to Paraty city, passing through some  deserted beach.

14:00 – Arrival in Porto Imperial Inn in Paraty.

20:00 – Free Night.

  

  • DAY 10: PARATY/RJ.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – Free day: visit the sugar cane mill and city tour in Paraty.

20:00 – Free night.

  

  • DAY 11: PARATY/RJ.

08:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – Free day: visit the city of Cunha on the top of the Atlantic Rainforest Range.

20:00 – Free night.

  

  • DAY 12: PARATY/RJ – DEPARTURE GRU.

09:00 – Breakfast and free morning.

11:00 – Leaving the hotel to the Guarulhos Airport.

 

 

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED: ground and boat transportation, guide, insurance, canoes or kayaks, lifeguard jacket, paddles, camping tends, 11 lodging with breakfast with seven in camping and four in Porto Imperial Inns, and all daily actives. Meals and beverage are not included. Price per person in double room.

 

WHAT'S TO BRING: waterproof bag of 40 Liters per person, sleeping bag, flashlight, paddling clothes, dry clothes, mask and snorkel, fin, sunscreen, repellent and cap.

 

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