Icono ayuda Help
Day Trip to Aparecida
Activities in Sao Paulo

Day Trip to Aparecida

  • English English
  • 10 hours
  • Hotel pick up

On this day trip to Aparecida from Sao Paulo, you'll explore the Brazilian city famous for the Basilica of the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida, one of the biggest in the world.

Day Trip to Aparecida

At the agreed time, we'll leave Sao Paulo and head north-east, specifically to the city of Aparecida, in the valley of the River Paraíba do Sul. Did you know that each year this city welcomes thousands of pilgrims from all over the world? 

On our way to the city's famous basilica, we'll first stop at Porto do Itaguaçú, where three fishermen found the image of Our Lady of Aparecida in the 18th century. Here we can see the small chapel dedicated to said virgin, which is located on the banks of the River Paraíba do Sul.

Next, we'll head to the historical centre of the city to visit the Old Basicila of Aparecida. Here, you'll have 40-minutes free time to explore at your leisure or even do a spot of shopping. From there we'll cross the Passarela da Fé, a 35-metre high walkway that connects the Old Basicila with the National Shrine. Opened in 1972, this was originally built as a means of getting between the two temples, however, the 389 metre-long walkway has become a tourist attraction in itself, with some devotees even crossing on their knees as a sign of gratitude.

It will take us around 20 minutes to make our way to the other side, and once there we'll be able to explore the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida, one of the largest basilicas in the world. One of the highlights of the visit to this temple is the Sala das Promessas, which is sure to make an impression.

Later, you'll have some free time to get lunch and explore the city. You could even get the cable car, visit the Tower Museum or visit Monte das Oliveiras. Finally, we'll leave Aparecida and we'll return to the initial meeting point in Sao Paulo.

Hotel Pick-Up

This day trip to Aparecida includes hotel pick-up from hotels within a 5 mile (8 km) radius of Praça da Sé.

If you are staying outside of this area, we'll pick you up from number 131, Rua Haddock Lobo.

Price

Adults Children between 6 and 12 years Children under 6 years
US$ 77.10
US$ 38.50
Free
  • Adults

    US$ 77.1
  • Children between 6 and 12 years

    US$ 38.5
  • Children under 6 years

    Free

More Information

Duration

10 hours.

Language English

The tour is carried out in several languages at the same time, including in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Tickets.

Not included

Food and drinks.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (7:00 PM local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes (imperative to attend with carer).

US$ 77.10
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Rua Haddock Lobo, 131

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (2) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.

You may also be interested in

With this day trip to Santo Amaro Island, you'll visit three wild beaches on the coast of Sao Paulo and you'll discover that heaven on earth does exist!
US$ 77.10
Book

Guided Tour of Sao Paulo

10 / 10 5 reviews
Historical buildings, skyscrapers, street art and many architectural styles; join us on this guided tour and discover why Sao Paulo is such a captivating city.
US$ 79.50
Book