Vila Velha and Buraco do Padre Waterfall
All the beautiful natureof the Vila Velha State Parkand the Buraco do Padre waterfall‒ easy trails guarantee an accessible ride to all!
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Watch the video and see how is the tour (subtitles available in English):
VILA VELHA AND BURACO DO PADRE WATERFALL: LUSH NATURE WITH TRAILS ACCESSIBLE TO ALL AGES.
Do you like nature but want comfort? What about visiting beautiful places, accessible by quiet and safe trails?
‒ See the famous Vila Velha State Park with its sandstone formations! Nature has been very generous to this region and you will appreciate the result of 300 million years of history! The hike is quiet and can be made in full or only the part, meaning it is accessible to anyone who likes to walk. The part of the sandstone up to the “wine glass” has only 7 steps and is made in walkways of easy access. If you want to see the other part of the sandstones, which is more humid and close to the vegetation, it takes another 40 minutes and 200 steps.
‒ Also visit Furnas and Lagoa Dourada, also on quiet walks with some steps. The Furnas were, in a very remote past, caves that collapsed and today have the appearance of craters with vegetation. The Lagoa Dourada is a cave in the process of sedimentation and is named after the golden coloring of its waters at certain times of the day.
There are optional actitivies such as tree climbing and ziplining. You can add some action to your tour!
Girassol Restaurantopened a branch there with descomplicated service and tasty food: from snacks to burguers and local specialties such as grilled polenta. It is worth to have lunch there. You will also find local craft beer and artisan products, such as teas and cookies.
Get ready to see the rural area of Ponta Grossa and travel on dirt roads.
‒ The Buraco do Padre is a beautiful 30-meter high waterfall. Access to it takes place on a 1 kilometer trail that has been totally revitalized and is now accessible even to wheelchair users. The nature of the place surprises and delights, and the infrastructure is very good: toilets, thrash cans, snack bar and security. If you enjoy more challenging hike, there is also the Favo Trail, at an intermediate level that leads to the top of the waterfall.
Departure from Curitiba at 7:30 AM. The tour hapens from Wednesday to Sunday, upon prior reservation.
7:30 AM – Departure from your hotel or centraly located address in Curitiba to Vila Velha Estate Park.
9 AM – 12 PM – Guided visit to the Vila Velha State Park: Arenitos, Furnas and Lagoa Dourada.
Time for a snack at the park or lunch at the nearby restaurant.
Transfer through the rural area of Ponta Grossa to Buraco do Padre – access is via dirt road. Walk to the waterfall and time for bathing.
Return to Curitiba. Expected arrival back in Curitiba at 6 PM.
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Normal times of departure from central addresses: 7:30 AM. Estimated arrival time in Curitiba at 6 PM.
Private transport by van or car;
Certified Tour Guide;
Admission tickets to Vila Velha State Park;
Admission ticket to the Buraco do Padre Waterfall.
Not included: optional activities, meals, personal expenses, etc.
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.