Serra da Bocaina National Park
Serra da Bocaina National Park (Portuguese: Parque Nacional da Serra da Bocaina) is a national park in southeastern Brazil. It is in eastern part of São Paulo State along the border of Rio de Janeiro State.
Among the turbulent metropolis of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, there is a place where tranquility reigns of a scenario that leads us to the past. The path opened upby the Indians, linking the coast to the Rio Paraíba Valley, in the footsteps of formerguards and drovers and pioneers of today's adventurers. And adventure is no shortage of this precious strip of the Atlantic Forest of Serra do Mar. The natureblends the marks of wealth brought by the height of coffee and stagnant with its decline.
Flora and fauna
The Atlantic Forest vegetation is represented by large trees as murici, variouspalms, trumpet trees, cops and baguaçus. Above 1500m we found cedar, pine andwild pines, among others. In addition, various types of bromeliads throughout the park
Protecting the largest continuous expanse of the country's Atlantic Forest, the park Serra da Bocaina has several species of animals and plants, and waterfalls amid dense vegetation, such as the Deer.
The park has an administrative office and a guest house within its limits. San JoseBarreiro, 27 km from the park, and Banana have well-equipped hotels and hostels.
One of the best inn in Serra da Bocaina is Pousada da Terra 
Fully isolated to 1,200 meters in a beautiful private forest reserve near the national park of Serra da Bocaina, Their “pousada” is a charming small inn, fully integrated with nature.