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Serra Verde Express

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Address: Avenida Presidente Affonso Camargo 330 | Estação Ferroviaria, Curitiba, State of Parana 80060-090, Brazil
Phone Number: +55 41 3888-3488
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Sun 07:00 - 12:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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USD 60.00*
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Serra Verde Express: Sunset Rail Tour from Curitiba
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USD 100.00*
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Serra Verde Express: Rail Tour to Morretes and Antoninna from Curitiba
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USD 59.00*
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Half Day Curitiba Sightseeing Tour

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Fantastic 3 hour train ride through Atlantic Rainforest

I'm not a train aficionado, but I loved this slow train ride from Curitiba to Morretes, through what remains of the world's Atlantic Rainforest (4% now left in southeastern... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not a train aficionado, but I loved this slow train ride from Curitiba to Morretes, through what remains of the world's Atlantic Rainforest (4% now left in southeastern Brazil), which the UN is trying to preserve. Its an eye-popping ride, looking out the open windows at the beautiful rolling hills, deep valleys and verdant rainforest vegetation. The train track... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Curitiba is an unremarkable town that is not worth visiting, except for one reason: it is the departure point for the truly stunning journey on the Serra Verda Express. The train leaves early each morning, slowly winding down through lush jungle over three hours from 1,000m above to nearly sea level. The cliff edge views along the route are as... More 

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Tel-Aviv
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The scenery from the train is really very nice. However, I personally would enjoy it much better to do it in a way that would allow me to enjoy a particular piece of it, to breathe the air of the woods, and to have my legs touch the soil.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

It took a long time to get out of town and into the real scenery. This is not an 'Express' train. In each carriage someone gives a voice over of what we were seeing (but we don't speak Portuguese so I really have no idea what she was saying!). We all given little cardboard carriages with lots of packeted snacks... More 

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Thank clickawick
New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

First tip: make sure you get an English speaking guide or you will spend all day with a blank stare and looking around confused. Second tip: Your comfort and seat on the train depends on the amount you pay. Third tip: Spend the extra little bit of money and get your lunch included. You go to a restaurant and eat... More 

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Thank Chelsea J
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

An amazing and unique trip into the Atlantic rainforest. Incredible views of a really beautiful part of Brazil. Sadly, 50% of the workers who built this track died in the process. The tour guide spoke only Portuguese but I didn't find it a problem just read about the history while on my phone while I was travelling. Took a tour... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I love nature and the Serra Verde goes through some beautiful mountains. Still, I rate it as a 1 because it is not a good value for the time and cost involved. It is $66 U.S. round trip. You ride the train for 3 hours and get maybe 20-30 minutes of nice scenery. The rest of the time all you... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

After having quite a nice day, with a very relaxing lunch in Morretes, we went to catch the 3pm train service back to Curitiba. We had been expecting a relaxing ride through the forest, with impressive views. However, unless you sit on the right side of the train, you actually don't get to see a lot. Everything of any interest... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Great little 3 hour train trip, taking you right into and above the rain forest. Tourist class and above provide snacks and a on board guide. Our lady was super helpful and did her talk both in Portuguese and English. Comfy seats, slow pace, really relaxing.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

As it is summer holiday for me as a teacher I went with my husband on his business trip to Brazil and to be honest besides the historical centre there is not much to do in Curitiba besides eating out in nice restaurants if you are as spoiled with traveling as I am. So I was very happy to read... More 

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