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PRIVATE COOL SÃO PAULO TOUR - 8K

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A running tour through iconic architectural landmarks and streets, where you will be breathing in urban art in the most bohemian region of São Paulo.
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TOUR DETAILS

  • Tour Type

    private tour
  • Tour Distance

    8 km / 5 mi
  • Tour Duration

    1h30min
  • Level of Difficulty

    easy
  • Tour pace

    individual
  • Tour days

    Mon - Sun
  • Start times

    Individual tour start times. Please select a preferred tour start time during the booking process.
  • Tour Language

    English, Portuguese (optional)

TOUR DESCRIPTION

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Cool São Paulo is a running tour in one of the city’s oldest districts where, today, you can experience São Paulo's vibrant urban life.

Starting from the center of the Pinheiros neighborhood, a gastronomic hotspot where the numbers of restaurants and bars burst each year, runners will head to the upscale financial area centered by Brigadeiro Faria Lima avenue. Along this avenue, runners take in the important architectural landmark of "Museu da Casa Brasileira", an architecture and interior design museum. And the incredible architecture continues with Dacon Building, a cylindrical skyscraper. Next up, we run through Largo da Batata, a communal open space shared by a crowd of commuters and several artistic and cultural initiatives. After passing a popular graffiti mural, runners will spot the Instituto Tomie Ohtake, a cultural complex of visually striking architecture with frequent exhibitions previously unheard of in Brazil.

The running tour continues to Vila Madalena, a trendy neighborhood of São Paulo, which is the center of São Paulo's bohemian culture and an area that welcomes an eclectic mix of visitors - sightseeing runners included. Running through Vila Madalena or Vila Madá, for short, you experience the vibrant Graffiti-covered alley, Beco do Batman and take in some of the best art galleries, bars, and cafés in São Paulo that are worth a visit during the bustling hours.

On this 8 km of the Cool São Paulo running tour, you will experience the energetic vibe of the city and the region’s intense cultural and social life. As an added bonus, you finish this tour with a wealth of knowledge about the excellent places for your post-run refueling.

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MORE TOUR INFO

  • Pick-up service:
    It may be possible when staying in the center, depending on the tour route. Please enquire at booking stage. Alternatively, please, meet at the standard meeting point.

    Standard meeting point:
    We will meet right at the exit of Metro Station Fradique Coutinho, rua dos Pinheiros, 623. You can get there with the Metro line 4-Yellow.
    RUA DOS PINHEIROS, 623
    Google Maps link: Metro Station Fradique Coutinho

    Meeting details:
    The tour provider will get in contact with you to provide you with more detailed information after the tour was booked.
    Please, bring along your mobile phone in case we need to contact each other.

    • Private guide/tour
    • Individual pace
    • Digital photos
    • Tour route
    • Pick-up service
    • Water supply
  • WHAT IS A SIGHTSEEING RUNNING TOUR?
    It is an innovative and exciting way to experience a city, from a runner’s perspective, guided by an experienced local runner.

    WHAT IS THE PACE ON THE TOURS?
    The tour is at your pace and walk or stop if you need or want to.

    ARE THERE STOPS ALONG THE ROUTE?
    Tours are designed with short stops to take pictures, share historical facts, funny stories and drink water. But it is up to you! We can easily do it all while running.

    WHERE DO I KEEP MY STUFF DURING THE RUNNING TOURS?
    Unfortunately, there is no storage for large items, but your guide will take a small backpack and will be happy to carry personal items like wallets, keys or phone.

    IS THERE WATER ON THE TOUR?
    Yes, we provide 1 bottle of water (500 ml) at the start or end of the tour.

    DO YOU HAVE A HOTEL PICK-UP SERVICE?
    We can arrange an optional pick-up service, with additional cost, from your accommodation to the standard meeting point of your chosen tour. Alternatively, it may be possible to start/end the tour at your hotel, free of charge, if the tour route is close. In any case, please provide your accommodation address when booking online or when contacting the tour provider.
    Please bring along your mobile phone in case we need to contact each other.

    ARE THERE ANY REASON TO CANCEL OR CHANGE THE TOUR?
    We run in almost any weather condition. It is unlikely to cancel a running tour due to weather conditions, but for safety reasons the tour may be canceled and offered the option to reschedule your tour.
    If for any other reason, like public protests, and as we cannot control what happens on the streets, for your safety we prefer to give you other options like change the tour or reschedule.

    HOW DO I BOOK AND PAY FOR A TOUR?
    All tours are booked and paid through our online booking system on our website.

    HOW LONG DO THE TOURS TAKE?
    Depends on the length of the tour you choose. This information is available in the tour description.

    IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT/RESTRICTION ON THE TOURS?
    There is no age limit on our tours. However, minors under 18 must be with their legal representative or have a written permit. It is your full responsibility to ensure that you are healthy and able to participate in the tour.

    IN WHAT LANGUAGES WILL THE TOUR BE?
    The tours will be in either English or Portuguese. Please let us know your desired language when contacting us.

    IS IT SAFE RUNNING IN SÃO PAULO?
    Yes, it is! Despite the city size and its density could looks dangerous, we ensure you that it is safe running in São Paulo. We are on foot around the city every day and there is no reason to be worried.

  • If you need to cancel a booked service, it is mandatory to email Go! Running Tours by respondng on the booking confirmation email or via our contact form: Get in contact with us.

    You are entitled to cancel your booking up to 4 workdays before the booked tour date, free of charge. There will be in this case be a full refund of the tour and service fees.

    If you cancel a booking between 3 and 0 days before the booked tour date, or if you do not attend the tour, there will be no refund.

    If the tour provider is not able to accept the tour, or if the tour provider was not able to carry out the booked tour, Go! Running Tours guarantess a full refund of the tour and service fees.
tip  BOOKING TIP:
BOOK EARLY - GIVE US SOME TIME
We recommend to book your running tour minimum 2-3 days before your preferred tour date. Especially during the different high seasons, when many guests like to join our runs.
That will give the guide/city manager enough time to arrange together with you the last tour details like the meeting point, start time and to organize a personal tour guide for your unique and fun running experience.
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  • 1. Click on "Book Now"
  • 2. Select date/start time, # of runners
  • 3. Fill in personal data plus additional info

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  • 4. Accept T&S and click on "Continue"
  • 5. Forward to secure payment website
  • 6. Pay with your credit card
  • NOTE: Cash payment is not possible!

email CONFIRMATION

  • 7. Check your email inbox for pre-confirmation
  • 8. Tour guides reach out to you within 24h
  • 9. Guides will arrange tour details with you
  • 10. Tour is confirmed and set

guarantee GUARANTEE

  • We guarantee your money until you have done the tour! In case of that the tour can't be arranged or any other not self-inflicted circumstance, we will provide a full refund within 24h.

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