Gold Trail Tour
Gold Trail Tour
R$900 for up to 3 people – Private Tour – Transport included
Duration: 5 hours | Difficulty: Easy / Medium | Walking time: 2 hours
Gold Trail Tour Highlights
The most varied and complete day tour in Paraty!
✔️ Walking on the Gold Trail in the Atlantic Forest exploring the history of Paraty.
✔️ Swimming in freshwater pools and waterfalls in the Atlantic Forest, including the famous Toboggan rockslide.
✔️ Visiting an award-winning Cachaça distillery where the rum is still made the traditional way.
✔️ State-registered Tour Guide with specialist knowledge of Paraty’s local history, culture, architecture and nature
📃The Gold Trail tour in Paraty description and information
Experience Paraty´s unique combination of history, culture and nature on this fascinating Gold Trail tour in the forest on the mountainside behind the town. With your expert local guide, step back in time on the Gold Trail, the paved road built by enslaved African in the 18th Century to bring gold and precious stones out of the Brazilian interior and onto ships to Portugal. The guide will also trace the development of Paraty through the sugar, gold and coffee economic booms.
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Immerse yourself in the history, culture, nature and rivers of Paraty, on this path along the Gold Trail.
After walking on the trail through the rainforest you will stop at freshwater pools and waterfalls for a refreshing swim. You´ll also visit the thrilling Toboggan waterfall, a natural rock waterslide that you can slide down safely and the locals ´surf the rock´standing up! From the Falls it´s a short walk to a nearby cachaça distillery where, before tasting the various types of cachaça, you will see at first hand how the Brazilian rum is still made the traditional way.
This is the most complete tour in Paraty!
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Horário09:15 (Regular tour) departs from Bus Station | Private Tour: Get in touch
O que vestirLight clothes, comfortable walking shoes or trainers, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, rain gear, repellent.
Explore Paraty's history on a stretch of the Gold Trail
Cool off at Tarzan's Pool and the Toboggan rockslide.
Visit a Cachaça distillery where the rum is still made the traditional way
What to bring to the Gold Trail: Water - minimum 1L, cash or card for lunch, shoes for walking, swimsuit, rain gear, sunscreen, snack, repellent.
Route: The trail is mostly downhill on very uneven surfaces. Not accessible to wheelchair users and not suitable for people with back and knee problems
Difficulty Level: Easy/ Medium (walking time of up to 2 hours with breaks).
Group size: Private Tour for up to 3 people (Contact Paraty Explorer for larger groups)
Minimum age: For all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.