Coffee has been very important for Brazil since the end of the XVIII century, when it began to be cultivated in the country. For almost 150 years, coffee beans production led Brazil to a great social and economical development, specially around Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Minas Gerais states. Nowadays, Brazil is the world biggest coffee producer and drinking it is most appreciated by all Brazilians, even during hot summer… This tour will take you to the Valley of Coffee, on the surroundings of Rio, where splendid coffee farms still resist through time and keep the aristocrat atmosphere from the rich Barons of Coffee! First stop will be at Uanaetê (http://www.uanaete.com/) musical garden for a relaxing and meditating visit. Tour continues to the historic city of Vassouras (1837), “Brazilian coffee capital” from the XIX´s. At São Luiz da Boa Sorte farm (1835) (https://fazendasaoluizdaboasorte.com.br/) , you will enjoy an authentic brazilian homemade meal, on the imperial classic dining room, surrounded by history and luxury. Then, tour backs to hotel in Rio.
- Duration: up to 10 hours.
- Includes: pick-up & drop off, entrance fees, lunch & drinks (no alcohol), private guide and transportation.