Travel in Brasil “Estrada Real” – cycling with bags
Description:

New trip!
You will discover the treasures of Minas Gerais and, after going across the mountains, you will have the chance to take a dip and see countless colorful fish!

La Estrada Real was opened by the Portuguese crown on the 17th century. It was based on old indigenous trails. It connected Ouro Preto , deep in Minas Gerais, with the port of Paraty on the coast of Rio de Janeiro.
It is currently the oldest and most prestigious road in Brazil, their version of the “Camino de Santiago”. It is, luckily, a very solitary road and still almost virgin, with the exception of a few courageous pilgrims.
The Instituto Estrada Real www.institutoestradareal.co.br has been promoting this cultural and natural gem since 2001.
In order to ride the 750 km of the ancient “old road” (camino velho) of the Estrada Real, we will have to ride on more than 80 % of dirt road, with several stretches of trails and old roads with centuries-old cobblestones. It’s an adventure out on the hills, discovering historic villages that are a treasure to Brazil and to mankind.
It’s a trip for experienced cyclists, we will do it with saddle bags and no support vehicle. Group spirit is essential. Every cyclist will carry his/her own luggage: few spare clothes, climate is warm.

This travel was made in:

2016 (reconnaissance), 2017


Photos of the last travel in Brasil “Estrada Real” – cycling with bags

16 May 2017

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Start Date: 07/04/2018
End Date: 18/04/2018
For Start Date means the date in which you find yourself in the place of departure of the trip, to the end date means the date of the last leg of the journey, with which you get to the final destination, including the night in accommodation
Price: 1520 EUR - Euro
Payment checkout:
After filling in the (reservation sheet under the voice contacts), we require payment by bank transfer of the deposit (30% of the total cost), and the final balance 30 days before the departure date. Other forms of payment will be agreed with the organisers. In the case of travel cancellation penalties that will be taken are listed on the site in the (contacts payment checkout voice).

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