Paraty, is a lovely colonial town, 200 km from Rio de Janeiro on Ilha Grande Bay, Brazil's southeastern coast. It lies on the border between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo states. It's a favorite with Brazilians and visitors who want to get away from it all in an historic town, lie in the sun on one of the many beaches, and indulge in a restful vacation. Go island hopping by boat around Paraty, explore colonial Paraty by jeep, wander around the idyllic beaches on Ilha Grande and experience the charm of living in local "Pousadas". This tour is for anyone who wants to see more of the state of Rio than just the iconic Rio de Janeiro.