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The Gold Path

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3 Jul 2017
“Great track !!”
4 Jul 2016
“Good even without a guide”
Parque Nacional da Serra da Bocaina | 27 Km from Sao Jose do Barreiro, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

This is the way , that the gold from Minas Gerais arrives at Paraty to be sent to Portugal . There is Jeeps that take you all the way up the mointains , or if you want , you can go by foot ( one...More

1  Thank Natangal
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Most websites recommend a guide but as most things in Brazil organising such takes time. So we decided to walk the path up and down without a guide. For those who are happy with the historic explanations one can find online and who are just...More

3  Thank Michel H
Reviewed June 12, 2016

The Gold Path/Trail (Caminho do Ouro in Portuguese) was one of the highlights of our trip to Paraty. We booked a trip to the Path through one of the travel agents in the old center of Paraty, Paraty Adventure. Our guide, called Oscar, was very...More

Thank Inge H
Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

We have been staying at Backpackers House in Paraty and the owner, Pablo, took us on a tour of the Gold Trail as a group... We all had a great day out! Firstly he took us to some smaller rocks to slide into the water...More

2  Thank sunseeker-kelly
Reviewed June 8, 2013

We went up a bit to get to an Ingenio to see how cashasa was made. Very interesting! Had an enormous lunch there and then crossed over the road to an excellent little walk to some falls called "tobogan" loved it!

Thank dianamacg
Reviewed May 12, 2013

we spent one morning doing the gold trail / caminho do ouro with Harry from paraty explorer. Even though he is from Buenos Aires his grandfather was from scotland which meant we had plenty to talk about! He was very knowledgeable about the history of...More

Thank Gerry S
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