This 8-day guided circuit is a cultural and epicurean experience, which will take you to the countryside of Sao Paulo state, in the south-east of Brazil. Visit centenary old historic farms, scattered in the green valleys, surrounded by the beautiful Atlantic Forest. Enjoy authentic organic gastronomy, walk along picturesque valleys of Serra da Mantiqueira, travel on the back of a horse and take polo lessons. Learn about production of coffee and cachaça, which are part of the Brazilian heritage. This trip is great for culture seekers, who enjoy architecture, gastronomy, horse-riding and hiking. Balance off the pleasure of tasting good food with hiking, while also learning about the history of Brazil. This itinerary gives you a chance to enjoy the rustic tranquility of Brazil, while staying at small luxury country farms. Most of the fazendas have heated pools and spa treatments can be arranged. The trip can be shortened or extended and the visiting sequence can be changed. You can also choose to see only a few farms and we can diversify the program for you, by adding in other activities, such as hiking, cooking classes, yoga and more.