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About Socorro

Socorro is a city in the Brazilian state of So Paulo. It is located at latitude 22 3529 "south and longitude 46 3144" west, with an altitude of 752 meters. Its population in 2004 was 33,700 inhabitants.

It is the river banks of the Fish and Serra da Mantiqueira. Currently, the citys economy is facing the garment sector, agriculture and eco-tourism and adventure sport.

When it comes to adventure in So Paulo, Socorro reference is beside Brotas. The city has a plethora of ecotourism parks with infrastructure for the entire family, in addition to radical activities, spaces also offer comfortable lodgings, ensuring tourists to enjoy the holiday or the weekend without losing a single minute.

The scenario consists of Socorro caves, waterfalls, forests, rivers and peaks that allow sports ranging from tubing to rappel past the tree climbing, rafting, hiking, and climbing acquaride.

For those seeking excitement to the surface, the best option is the Tyrolean Park of Dreams, with a kilometer long, makes a journey than a minute connecting a hill in the state of So Paulo to another in Minas Gerais.

If the option is a less radical activities, go down the rapids in canoes or inflatable boats. Have the best tree climbing is practiced in the city park Kango Jango, with 27 obstacles. The ride lasts about hard hours and is done amidst wooden bridges, nets and tire installed on the forest and rivers.

The class of rafting is present in an ecological park Monjolinho. The adventure at the Fish River starts there, with instructions and preparations before the descent through the seven miles of rapids, losers in two hours The best time to enjoy the activity is during the rainy season, between the months of December and April when the river is full.

Trekking, rappelling and hang gliding are practiced at the same address, Pedra Bela Vista. To reach the top of the rock, the altitude of 1240 meters, faces a trail bordered by preserved vegetation of the Serra da Mantiqueira, complete with panoramic landscapes.

After so much adrenaline, relax in Angel Cave, an ancient quarry with a crystalline lake. Between November and February, in the late afternoon, the sun leaves the water with different colors. Rent a paddleboat to explore and enjoy the lounges scattered around the cave.

If still remains some breath, it is worth visiting the Fair Permanent Mesh Shopping and Fashion. For there are hundreds of parts at reasonable prices, produced in more than 400 knitting throughout the city.

For fans of the whitest, there are good tasting and shopping options. In Field of Dreams Farm Hotel, the caninha Field is three years resting in oak barrels. In the Fazenda So Jos do Rio das Antas, the still Caribea houses five halls that keep oak barrels and casks of 270 liters giants, with up to 15,000 liters, aged for at least eight years.


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