This 10-day guided trip will take you through the state of Rio de Janeiro, from the imperial cities of Petropolis and Teresopolis, through lush green valleys of Serra dos Orgaos National Park and Tres Picos State Park, and ending nicely on the azure beaches of Costa do Sol. Hike along some of the most scenic trails in Brazil, stay in charming mountain huts, go horse-riding, taste organic delicacies from the mountains and then relax on the beach for a few days. Many of the trails can be done with children, being short, scenic and well-signposted. Stop for beautiful picnics in nature. Heading towards the coast, white sands and incredible shades of blue-green are waiting for you in Buzios, Cabo Frio and Arraial do Cabo. The Lagos Region is a true paradise worth visiting at least once in your life. Between June and October, you may come across whales during boat trips, which appear off the coast. Can you imagine how incredible it is to see these giant mammals up close? This is also a great destination for diving and you are surely to swim past turtles in this area. The program can be adapted, depending on your interests. Great itinerary for active travelers, with a relaxing time on the beach at the end.