Train Tour Boutique Sunset – only transportation

R$315,00

Guarantee the transportation:van from Curitiba to Morretes (departs from the rail station) andtrain ticket in the boutique class to return to Curitiba. The van departs at 9 AM and the train arrives about 7:15 PM in Curitiba.

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What is a pre-booking? You will send us the booking request to confirm the availability. We are normally very fast – you will have an answer in maximum in 24 hours. Only after we are sure we can confirm your request, you will get an e-mail with payment instructions.
How can I pay for the tour? Pay comfortably and safely online at Cielo, a Brazilian major payment gateway. You can use your Credit card You will get the payment link by e-mail.
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Description

Watch the video and see how is the tour (subtitles available in English):

Passeio de Trem Pôr do Sol Simples: Categoria Boutique

FOR THOSE WHO WANT ONLY TRANSPORTATION WITH SAFETY AND COMFORT. GO BY VAN AND RETURN BY TRAIN.

– Departure by van or mini-bus from Curitiba´s Rail Station at 9:00 AM to Morretes Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Estrada da Graciosa or the BR-277 along the way. If you drive, there is parking at the Rodoferroviária.

‒ Visit Morretes on your own to get to know the little town and have lunch wherever you like. Try the “barreado” ‒ a specialty of the Coast of Paraná. It is a very juicy beef stew that is served with rice, cassava flour and bananas. Choose a nice restaurant and enjoy the scenery of the Nhundiaquara River.

– Enjoy one of the most impressive rail tours on board of a charming boutique train car: Cabin, Barão do Serro Azul, Bove, Imperial or Guadians of Marumbi. The tour includes the train tickets from Morretes to Curitiba with English/Portuguese guide on board, snacks and beverages (water, juice, soda anda beer).

ABOUT THE BOUTIQUE CLASS

There are 5 different train cars, booked according the availability. If you have any preference, inform in your booking request.

Imperial: elegant ambiance like in train restaurant of the last century. Tables with 2 or 4 seats. There is no toilet in this train car – you will use in the next one.

Cabin (camarote):a vintage car of the years 1960´s. Cabins for 2 or 4 people. Each cabin accommodates up to 4 persons, windows can be opened and there is toilet in the cabin car. There is only a cabin for 2 people (seats in the opposite direction of the train). You will travel backwards. To book the 4 seats cabin it is necessary to have at least 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child (6 to 12 years old). Unfortunately it is not possible to book the cabin class if you travel alone.

Bove: tables for 2 or 4 people. Panorama windows and central balcony. It is a pet friendly environment, so that dogs are allowed. There are some rules to bring your pet in the tour and also an additional fee (ask us before).

Barão do Serro Azul: tables for 2 or 4 participants. Panorama windows, WC and balcony. In the way from Morretes to Curitiba this train car is placed between other two. You will not have free sight of the railway.

Guardians of Marumbi:in honor to pioneer mountain climbers and enviornmental protectors of the Pico do Marumbi Estate Park. Tables for 2, 3 or 4 persons, panorama windows, central balcony and toilet.

For all options: depending on the number of participants, you might share your tablewith other travelers. A great opportunity to meet people!

– Learn more about local history and curiosities of the visited places. The tour is accompanied by an official tourist guide, who will make your experience richer.

Important to know! The arrival time in Curitiba can change due to technical reasons as also the sunset time depends on the season. The tour is called “sunset”, but we can not promisse you one.

ABOUT THE TRAIN RIDE

It is considered as one of the most beautiful rail tours in the world by travel journalists and guides. It crosses 13 tunnels and bridges in the middle of the greatest area of Atlantic Rain Forest! You will be privileged to see all the green area: one of the richest biomas in the world. The railway between Curitba and Morretes is 68 km long (about 43 miles) and it lasts about 4 hours – the train goes slowly so that you can enjoy the landscapes.

The railway was built between 1880 and 1885 – so much history here! The guides on board (only in Portuguese) tell about the challenges of the construction – it is considered a master-piece of enginnering of the 19th century! The train tour is perfect to enjoy nature and to leave all-day routine behind.

 

ITINERARY

8:45 AM – Be at Serra Verde Express and present yourself at the travel agency. Address: Serra Verde Express – Av. Affonso Camargo, 330 – Rodoferroviária – Terminal Ferroviário (Rail station)

9:00 AM – departure from Curitiba´s rail station to Morretes.

The route is via Estrada da Graciosa or BR-277, depending on the size of the vehicle and weather conditions. The departure point is central, at Serra Verde Express in the train station. There is parking on site. You will go there on your own. We recommend arriving a little early to avoid unforeseen events.

11 – 11:30 AM ‒ Approximate time of arrival in Morretes.

Visit to Hisgeopar, a hall with funny mechanical puppets that portray the history and geography of the state of Paraná.

Free time to visit the city and have lunch.

2:30 PM ‒ Be at the station, because the train leaves on time and depending on the number of people, the boarding may be crowded ‒ the station is very small.

3 PM – until about 7:15 PM – Rail tour from Morretes to Curitiba in a boutique class train car. You will have guide in Portuguese / English on board of the train, snacks and beverages (water, soda, juice and beer).

 

How is this version of a shared tour? In this tour option you book only transportation. The departure point is the rail station of Curitiba where you will get your train ticket to return. The transfer to Morretes is only with driver with other travelers. Stop at Hisgeopar (ticket included) to learn a bit about local history. After that you have free time to enjoy Morretes as you prefer. Morretes is a small historical town and you can walk freely. Be in the rail station of Morretes in the informed time to board the train.

 

Special Paraná is transparent and ethical. So, it is good that you know that:

– The train cars are unique and in case of maintainance or other unexpected situation, you will be relocated to the best available option. In case of any fare difference, you will be refunded.

– The seats can not be moved and depending on the number of participants, you might share your table with other travelers.

– The railroad also has cargo trains. The passenger train may stop in some moments and because of that, delays may happen. Do not make the tour if you have flight scheduled for the same day.

– In case of dietary restrictions, we reccomend you use your own food to guarantee.

(*) Student and disabled prices

Students with official Brazilian student identification will have discount in the transportation. Prices for food and beverages are regular. It is necessary to present an student ID of a Brazilian school or university. The discount can not be added to other special deals. Student IDs will be checked by boarding. In case you do not have an student ID, an enrollment confirmation of the Brazilian school or university, issued not later than 60 days prior to the tour, will also be accepted. We will ask for the picture of the Brazilian student card or an enrollment certificate in the booking.
The discount for disabled people is valid only for people who get continued governamental assistance or with recent medical letter. We will ask the necessary documentation for booking.

Included Services

8:45 AM – Be at Serra Verde Expressto get your train tickets and know which will be your van. Address:Serra Verde Express. Av. Affonso Camargo, 330 – Rodoferroviária – Rail Station – Curitiba. End of the tour in the same addressabout 7:15 PM (estimated arrival time of the train).

Shared transport in van or microbus with exit at Serra Verde Express (railway station);

Admission ticket to the Hisgeopar (Hall displaying the history and geography of Paraná);

Train ticket in one of the Boutique train cars from Morretes to Curitiba (guide in Portuguese / English, snacks and beverages – water, soda, juice and beer).

Not included: pick-up service at your hotel, lunch, guided tour in Morretes, personal expenses, etc.

This tour is operated by a partner of Special Paraná.

Required Documents: all must bring original documents or certified copies with photos. Children under 12 years of age can travel with an original birth certificate or a certified copy of this document. The current Brazilian legislation applies in case the child is traveling without the parents.

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