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Tour Agency

All tours shown below will be provided by the well-regarded Brazilian tour operator Uriapuru Turismo, https://www.uirapuru.tur.br/.


Detailed information, including tour schedules and rates, can be obtained by contacting the agency directly. Please get in touch with:


Carolina Olmo

WhatsApp: +55 16 997401106
Email: carol@uirapuru.tur.br
Rua 9 de Julho 2072, Sao Carlos - SP

Thiago Rampone

WhatsApp: +55 16 991820896
Email: thiago@uirapuru.tur.br
Rua 9 de Julho 2072, Sao Carlos - SP


Analândia overview

Nestled in Analândia, the Itaqueri Ridge stands as a captivating natural gem, enchanting visitors with its unparalleled beauty. Embraced by verdant hills, this picturesque region locates a tranquil ambiance, inviting exploration and a profound connection with nature.

A highlight is the majestic Saltão Waterfall, one of the treasures of the Itaqueri Ridge. With impressive waterfalls, this cascade provides a magnificent visual spectacle. The trail to Saltão is a journey through the Atlantic Forest, where adventurers are rewarded with the breathtaking view of the waterfall.

Moreover, the Itaqueri Ridge offers challenging trails and viewpoints that unveil spectacular panoramas of the region. The interaction with nature is enriched by the presence of abundant wildlife and flora.

For ecotourism enthusiasts, Analândia and the Itaqueri Ridge present a unique opportunity to connect with nature, explore scenic trails and marvel at the grandeur of the Saltão Waterfall.

Capturing the breathtaking beauty of the sunset over Itaqueri, Analândia. A mesmerizing palette of warm hues paints the sky, as the sun gracefully bids farewell to the day. Nature's masterpiece unfolds, casting a serene glow upon tranquil landscape.

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Immersed in the enchanting beauty of Saltão Waterfall, Analândia. Nature's symphony as water cascades with grace creating a refreshing melody. Surrender to the captivating allure of this stunning cascade.

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Stepping back in time at the charming Itaqueri Church, a village gem dating back to 1780.

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During the tour, you will enjoy a delicious lunch in authentic Brazilian style.

Barra Bonita Lock

The Barra Bonita lock, inaugurated in 1973 along the Tietê River in Brazil, marked a period of economic development. Designed to facilitate river navigation, the lock not only boosted regional trade but also played a vital role in flood control and water resource management. Over the years, it became a tourist attraction, drawing visitors to witness the precise functioning of the engineering marvel. The lock symbolizes progress, resilience, and innovation, being more than a concrete and steel structure, but the heartbeat of a region flourishing due to the vision of its builders and the transformative power of the waters.

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How about spending a day full of adventure in Brotas?

Experience all the adventurous activities at Poção Brotas, the nature park closest to downtown with access to the Jacaré River.

Poção Flight, over 1000m of zipline + Skyrider, Brotas curved zipline + Treetop Adventure, the largest treetop circuit in the region + Tubing or Mini Rafting.

Enjoy the park's hammocks, sand court, slackline, viewpoints, trait and river beach.

This package is valid for all activities on the same day!

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Riding the wild rapids and embracing the thrill of adventure.
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Lost in the heart of nature, discovering hidden wonders along the forest trails.

The first canopy tour in Brazil with 2 ziplines Skyrider, ore only curved ziplìne in Brotas + Poção Flight, featuring over 1000 meters of ziplines.

Also, make the most of the park’s amenities with trails, river beach, deck, viewpoints, hammocks, sand court, and slackline.

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Taking a pause to fuel up and enjoy the journey with a refreshing drink and a bite to eat.

Dipping into the cool river, then lounging in the hammock – the perfect recipe for a refreshing escape.


During the tour, you will enjoy a delicious lunch in authentic Brazilian style.

Damha Golf – São Carlos

The Damha Golf Course, located in São Carlos, stands out as a special place for golf enthusiasts.Located within the Damha condominium, the course offers an engaging challenge with well-maintained fairways, strategic bunkers, and challenging greens. Beyond the sporting experience, it distinguishes itself through harmonious integration with nature, providing golfers with a serene and well-preserved environment, featuring majestic trees and tranquil lakes. Whether for experienced players or beginners, the Damha Golf Course offers a unique experience in a captivating setting.
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Experience Foz do Iguaçu

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Welcome to one of the world's most breathtaking natural wonders - Iguazu Falls. Nestled on the border between Brazil and Argentina, this UNESCO World Heritage site is a testament to the awe-inspiring power and beauty of nature.

About Iguazu Falls:

Iguazu Falls is a collection of 275 individual waterfalls cascading over cliffs and through lush rainforest, spanning an impressive 2.7 kilometers (1.7 miles). The falls are taller than Niagara Falls and wider than Victoria Falls, making them one of the most impressive waterfall systems on the planet.


Devil's Throat:
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Prepare to be mesmerized by the mighty Devil's Throat, the largest and most impressive waterfall in the Iguazu system. Feel the thunderous roar of water as it plunges over a 82-meter (269-foot) precipice, creating an otherworldly mist that blankets t he surrounding area.

Boat Tours:
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Get up close and personal with the falls on an exhilarating boat tour. Feel the spray on your face as you navigate the rapids and approach the base of the falls for an unforgettable perspective.

Upper and Lower Circuits:

Explore the network of trails and walkways that wind through the rainforest, offering panoramic views of the falls from different vantage points. The Upper Circuit provides sweeping vistas from above, while the Lower Circuit allows you to get closer to the action, with boardwalks that take you right to the edge of the cascades.

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Iguazu National Park:

Discover the rich biodiversity of the surrounding area in Iguazu National Park. Home to a diverse array of flora and fauna, including colorful butterflies, exotic birds, and elusive jaguars, the park offers endless opportunities for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.

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The Itaipu Binacional:

is one of the largest hydroelectric power plants in the world, located on the border between Brazil and Paraguay, spanning the Paraná River. Inaugurated in 1984, the plant represents a historic collaboration between the two countries and stands as a remarkable example of engineering and innovation. With an installed capacity of over 14 gigawatts, Itaipu plays a crucial role in producing clean and renewable energy for millions of people in South America. Besides its significance as a source of electricity, the plant is also a popular tourist destination, offering visitors the opportunity to learn about its operation, history, and environmental impact. With its massive turbines, vast reservoir, and impressive structure, the Itaipu Binacional is truly a modern marvel that continues to inspire and awe people from around the world.

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