Brazil travel package: Cruising by rail – The Great Brazil Express

Brazil has a spectacular new tourist product to offer: the Great Brazil Express, the first luxury traincruise in Central and South America. The train follows a beautiful route through the southern part of Brazil.

The train consists of two carriages with decoration and design themed on by gone colonial times and on the Brazilian fauna and flora.

Sitting back in the soft pillows of the train’s couches and sipping on a glass of cool white wine, this is one of the best ways to discover the unknown parts of this vast country. The Great Brazil Express recently received the Brazil Award of Embratur (Brazilian tourist board) for being the most innovative tourist product of the year.

Undiscovered towns

Brazil is the first country in Central and South America to offer this unforgettable train experience.

Travelling in a comfortable and relaxing manner, this is the perfect way to become acquainted with the beauty of Brazil.

Starting in Curitiba, in the south eastern part of Brazil, the GBE takes you to the famous Iguassu waterfalls on the border of Brazil and Argentina within approx. 8 to 9 days. During this journey, little towns in southern Brazil that are still undiscovered by tourism are visited, like Itagi, Tibagi, Castro, Morettes and Antonina.

Nostalgic design

The Great Brazil Express consist of two self-propelled luxury carriages that have been renovated in nostalgic colonial design. Both carriages seat 22 passengers and have a large amount of facilities to ensure travellers will lack nothing: comfortable chairs and couches, big windows to guarantee maximum view, a fully equipped kitchen and a fully stocked bar.

Travellers overnight in one of the many luxury hotels that are located in the charming towns along the route. The train started off in April this year and offers 4 trips a month on average, different packages and extensions are also possible.

Brazil is now the first country in Latin America with a luxury train cruise out of Curitiba and almost all the way to the famous and unique Iguassu Falls.