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Ilha Grande 360º 9-Day Trekking Around Beaches & Villages

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The Trekking Ilha Grande 360º is one of the most beautiful beach trekking experiences in Brazil. In this extended 9-day travel experience, you'll visit one of the best beaches in Ilha Grande before hiking a distance of approximately 70 km around the island. All of this after departing in a 2-hour transfer from Rio de Janeiro to the island. It's the perfect mix between beach, nature and culture! Get to know the fishermen communities also known as "caiçaras" villages, all belonging to the famous municipality of Angra dos Reis. You will have direct contact with residents and have meals in their small pensions. You will also overnight in these small villages, where men and nature found balance. Trekking Ilha Grande 360º is performed throughout trails that cut sections of Atlantic Forest in the island, with constant mountain ascents and descents, rivers crossing and beaches of paradisiacal scenery. Most of the overnights will be in the residents house or rooms. You can buy meals and interact with locals.

Day 1: Receptive Abraão village and hike to Lopes Mendes beach

Arriving from Rio de Janeiro to Vila do Abraão, Ilha Grande's main village, you will leave backpacks in the Lodge and hike the trail to one of the most beautiful beaches in Ilha Grande, Lopes Mendes. After visiting Lopes Mendes and Santo Antônio beaches, you will take a boat transfer back to Abraão village.

Hiking time: 4 to 5h
Meals included: Dinner

Day 2: From Abraão village to Saco do Céu cove

Time to start the journey around the island. You will hike from Abraão village to a comunity around the Saco do Céu cove, place known as Enseada das Estrelas for its reflection of the starts at night, forming a sky mirror.

Hiking time: 3 to 4h
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3: From Saco do Céu cove to Bananal village

Moving on you will reach the Bananal village and overnight on the community.

Hiking time: 4 to 5h
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: From Bananal village to Araçatiba village

Next sector will lead to the great village of Araçatiba.

Hiking time: 5 to 6h
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: From Araçatiba village to Provetá village

This day will reserve us a visit in the village of Provetá, where a remote evangelical community is located and lives in harmony with nature, almost isolated from the events in the continent.

Hiking time: 3 to 4h
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6: From Provetá village to Aventureiro village

Our destination is Aventureiro beach, one of the most beautiful and famous beaches of Brazil.

Hiking time: 3 to 4h
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7: From Aventureiro village to Parnaioca beach

The sector between these two beaches preserves the largest biological reserve of Ilha Grande, the Praia do Sul Biological Reserve. An extremely protected area, which conserves a very inhospitable and untouched biome. Entry into this section is only allowed with the permission of the environmental agencies. The South and East Beach form the largest section of white sand on the Island. We will arrive at Parnaioca, another strong competitor among the most beautiful beaches in Brazil. We will take some trails and explore Parnaioca Beach and its beauties and take a rest in the very roustic village.

Hiking time: 3 to 4h (Boat transfer + Parnaioca local hikes)
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8: From Parnaioca beach to Abraão main village

On this last day we will return to Abraão village, but not before visiting the beach and the ruins of the former maximum security prison that existed in the village of Dois Rios, which today is administered by the State University of Rio de Janeiro forming a campus of environmental and sea studies.

Hiking time: 6 to 8h (~17 km)
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9: From Abraão main village to Pico do Papagaio peak (Optional activity)

The ascent to Ilha Grande's Pico do Papagaio peak is an optional activity for adventurers who want to enjoy another day of expedition and discover one of the most beautiful views of Ilha Grande. With its 982 m altitude the Pico do Papagaio has panoramic views of Ilha Grande, Angra dos Reis and even Rio de Janeiro with clear sky it's possible to see the Pedra da Gávea mountain.

Hiking time: 5 to 8h (~11 km)
Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner


What's included

  • Leader specialized in long-course hikes and trained with first-aid fundamentals
  • Guided hike around Ilha Grande
  • Boat transfer from Aventureiro to Parnaioca
  • Breakfast and dinner ("Caiçara" meal)
  • Lodging in roustic facilities
  • Guided hike to Pico do Papagaio peak (Day-9 included optional)
  • Gear purchasing advisory before departure (at your disposal)
  • Food purchasing advisory before departure (at your disposal)
  • Group First-aid kit
  • Taxes and fees
  • Lodging in Abraão Village on day 1 and 9
  • Personal accidents insurance covering medical expenses (covers up to 5.000 BRL)
  • SpotGen3 satelite remote tracking and monitoring
  • Transfer Rio de Janeiro x Ilha Grande x Rio de Janeiro

What's not included

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in inclusions
  • Medications of personal use
  • Gratuities and donations
  • Any item not described as included

Important information

If you're not in a supported pick up zone, we will forward you to the nearest pick up location.

From EUR 876 per person


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Duration:
9 days

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Pick-up:
Hotels in touristic zone of Rio de Janeiro (South zone and downtown)

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  • Offer type: Shared
  • Fitness level: Medium

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Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 48 hours prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 48 hours before offer start date.

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Offer ID: 3223

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