Viewed as one of the most exciting and significant eco-spiritual destinations worldwide, Alto Paraíso de Goiás, is situated in the heart of Brazil, a 2.5hr drive from the capital city Brasília. The nearest airport is Brasilia from where we can arrange a car to pick you up and bring you to Alto Paraiso (350R$). We will pick you up from our Cultural Ecocentre Eco Nois in town and bring you to the residency.
A biodiversity hotspot blessed with breathtaking natural landscapes hosting an endless collection of pristine waterfalls, each one more beautiful than the next.
At 1700m Alto Paraíso is the highest city of Goiás and bears a pleasant tropical mountain climate. Built on the world’s largest crystal bank Alto intersects Latitude 14 which also crosses the legendary Machu Picchu. This esoteric town has always attracted nature lovers, adventurers, travellers, artists, mystics, healers and seekers, musicians, bird-watchers and conservationists.
how to get to alto paraíso
By Plane to Brasilia
Most air travellers arrive at Brasilia airport. There is a small domestic airport in Alto Paraiso, for small planes, but there are no regular air services.
Then continue by:
The companies that make the route Brasilia-Alto Paraiso are Real Expresso and Santo Antônio. There are two bus stations in town make sure you research this before.
From Brasilia take the BR-020 toward Salvador (for those arriving by plane: Airport> South Eixão> North Eixão> Bragueto Bridge> Torto Roundabout> Posto Colorado> Sobradinho) and turn left into the BR-010 (GO-118) after Planaltina (the roundabout is well signposted). Total distance from Brasilia is 230 km.
From Goiania, pass Brasilia and follow the above route.
From Sao Paulo, take Via Anhanguera (SP-330) until Uberaba. From there, take the BR-050 to Brasilia.
We can arrange a shared taxi lift from Brasilia airport to central Alto Paraiso for 70R$ or if you would rather book the entire car for yourself the cost is 350R$ for the 230km ride.
Let us know in advance if you want us to book this for you.
From Town to the residency
We will come to pick you up with a car for 80R$ or you can get a moto taxi for 40R$ (no luggage) or a taxi for 80R$. Please be aware it is a very bumpy sometimes dusty road.