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Picinguaba, Ubatuba

8 days and 7 night upcoming retreats:
Adventure and Spiritual immersion with Yoga in Brazilian Coastal Rainforest.

Adventure and Spiritual & Yoga Retreat Brazil:
Join us in this Eco-Spiritual immersion in the Brazilian Rainforest, featuring Forest Bathing, Yoga, Surf, Ayahuasca Healing circles, guided boat adventures to local islands, secluded beaches, indigenous communities of the land, and historical sites.

-Practice yoga;
-Participate in unique and transformational healing practices and ceremonies;
-Heal from physical or emotional pain;
-Counteract the symptoms of stress and burnout;
-Get to know themselves more deeply;
-Connect with the natural world.

Yoga Ashtanga, beginners welcome!

Picinguaba is a small village located inside Ubatuba (North Shore of São Paulo state). It is also an internationally recognized UNESCO heritage site.

Included excursions:
You will have a half day or full day guided hike in the rainforest and trekking to waterfall. This is a walking excursion led by a local guide who will drive you to the hinterlands and then lead you to a hike in the forest and a stop at a spectacular waterfall. After a picnic, you visit Casa da Farinha, a heritage manioc flour factory, and historical site, and then return to Picinguaba before sunset.
You will also have a half day or full day excursion to secluded beaches by boat to a close by island, or 15 walks to the nearby Sea Sierra Park's, secluded beach, or depending on the weather, follow on a trail hike to another paradisiac beach from there.

Gastronomic meals from the land by “High Tide Project” team, with fresh seafood options.
In an effort to honor women owned initiatives, boost the local economy and support the minorities that survive from the land, Terra Brasilis allied with the lovely ladies at Project High Tide or “Projeto Maré Alta” to offer an Organic gastronomy splurge to our guests, sponsoring their project to use the Local Food platforms for transformation of life projects, improve traditional “caiçara” food habits, and being protagonists in generating income for the community.

Schedule:
Friday:
- 07:00 Shuttle pick up at São Paulo-Congonhas Airport (CGH);
- 13:00 Arrival at Picinguaba Village - free time to relax, or explore beach and surroundings;
- 17:00 Opening gathering followed by dinner.

Saturday:
- 7:00-08:30 Yoga;
- 08:45-09:30 Breakfast;
- 10:00-16:00 Expedition to Fazenda Beach and guided trekking in a hike to secluded beach from there;
- 18:00-00:00 Shamanic healing circle with the medicines of the forest, participants will have a light late dinner after the shamanic ritual is finished;
- 20:30 Dinner for non-participants of group shamanic healing circle.

Sunday:
- 08:30-09:30 Breakfast;
- 10:00-14:00 Free time to explore, surf, rest, enjoy the beach, gardens (or choose another a la carte activity that is not included in package);
- 15:00 Lunch;
- 17:30-19:00 Yoga;
- 20:00 Dinner.

Monday:
- 07:00-08:30 Surf expedition for early risers (or choose another a la carte activity such as SUP, not included in package);
- 08:45-09:30 Breakfast;
- 10:00 Free time to explore, surf, rest, enjoy the beach, or choose another a la carte activity such as SUP or schooner to island, Paraty city: A visit to historic center and afternoon free for shopping (minimum of 5 people);
- 13:00 Lunch;
- 17:00 Estimated return if group activity is organized to Paraty or local islands;
- 18:00-19:15 Yoga;
- 20:00 Dinner.

Tuesday:
- 07:00-08:30 Yoga;
- 08:45-09:30 Breakfast;
- 10:00-14:00 Expedition to Atlantic Forest and guided group trekking to a spectacular waterfall (3 kilometers' moderate hike). Group transfers by van to Ubatumirim river to an open trail inside thick forest, streams, and creek pools where you can swim;
- 14:00 Picnic on the go;
- 15:00 Transfers to Casa da Farinha, a historic flour mill in hinterland village;
- 16:00 Sociocultural visit to a community descendant of African slaves at the same site;
- 17:00 Return to the village for sunset;
- 19:30 Dinner.

Wednesday:
- 07:00-08:30 Surf expedition for early risers;
- 08:45-09:30 Breakfast;
- 10:00-13:45 Free time to explore, surf, rest, enjoy the beach, or choose another a la carte activity;
- 14:00 Lunch;
- 14:30-17:30 Free time for optional surf classes, individual healing therapies, or a la carte activities;
- 18:00-00:00 Shamanic healing circle with the medicines of the forest, participants will have a light dinner after the shamanic ritual is finished;
- 20:30 Dinner for non-participants of group shamanic healing circle.

Thursday:
- 07:00-08:30 07:00-08:30 Surf expedition for early risers;
- 08:45-09:30 Breakfast;
- 10:00-14:00 Free time for optional activities such as SUP, kayak, surf classes, or a la carte activities;
- 14:00 Lunch;
- 14:30-18:30 Free time to rest, have optional surf classes, individual massages, healing therapies, or a la carte activities;
- 20:00 Dinner.

Friday:
- 07:00-08:30 Surf expedition for early risers;
- 08:45-09:30 Breakfast;
- 10:00 Check out and final gathering. It's the closing of the retreat;
- 11:00 Departure to São Paulo (ETA: 6 hours with stop for lunch). Shuttle drop off to São Paulo-Congonhas Airport (CGH) for scheduled departures or guests who signed up in advance for an additional fee at registration.


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