Classic Brazil

14 Days - from £2,970 pp

This tour will give you a real feel for Brazil, taking you from the South to the North via various landscapes in both urban and rural areas. It is suitable for everyone, from families to couples, as there are a number of interesting sites and experiences along the way. Suitable year-round and adjustable to fit your travel plans and interests.

Day 1 - Arrival in Rio de Janeiro

This afternoon your flight will land in Rio, The Marvelous City. Surrounded by stunning mountains, white sand beaches and tropical rainforest, Rio offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Your driver will greet you at the airport and will take you to your hotel. We’ve not planned anything for this afternoon to allow you to recover from your flight. A good idea is to head out to Pedra do Arpoador to watch the sunset.

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Day 2 - A full day of spectacular views in Rio

This morning start with a delicious Brazilian breakfast, try some exotic fruit and head out to discover the beautiful city. You will be picked up at your hotel after breakfast. We planned a day full of excitement and spectacular viewpoints for you: visit the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain and the mesmerising Statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountains. Spend the evening at leisure.

Day 3 - Discover the green Rio

Today visit Rio’s amazing Botanical Garden with a wide variety of exotic plants and the jungles of Tijuca. We do recommend that you explore this city under your own steam too, so spend this afternoon relaxing on the beach in Copacabana, Ipanema or Leblon or, maybe get under the skin of the carioca culture in the historic part of the city.

Day 4 - Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguaçu

After breakfast catch a short flight to Foz do Iguaçu. You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Welcome to one of the New Wonders of Nature – the Iguazu Falls, a series of 275 waterfalls reaching up to 90 meters high. The park is a meeting point for three countries and we recommend you visit at least the Brazilian and the Argentinian side of it.

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Day 5 - A day in the Iguassu National Park

After breakfast your guide will take you to the national park to experience a different circuit. After lunch, visit the Bird Park – a unique park which is settled in the middle of the remaining Atlantic Forest, where visitors can enjoy 130 different species of birds from all over the world, like macaws, toucans, parakeets, parrots and many more!

Day 6 - Foz do Iguaçu to Manaus

Today catch an early flight to Manaus (connecting in Brasília or São Paulo). Welcome to Amazonia – an abundantly humid forest set up on the banks of a giant river. This region represents one of the six major biomes of the planet, with more species than anywhere else. Spend a relaxing day in the capital of the Amazon. Take a tour to discover amazing belle époque architecture, like the Opera Theatre and try unique local delicacies.

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Day 7 - Experience the Amazon

Today you will be transferred to a jungle lodge of  your choice. There are some lodges closer to Manaus and there are others deeper in the jungle where a flight will be needed. Nested within vast stretches of untouched rainforest, the lodges offer a unique experience, combining nature, simplicity and comfort. You will have the chance to try the best blend of Amazonian flavours and learn about local specs.

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Day 8-9 - Amazon Activities

During your stay at the lodge you can choose to experience nocturnal or early morning canoe trips in search of birds, sloths, and caimans. You can also hike through the unstirred forest, accompanied by a local guide who will reveal some of the mysteries of the Amazon Jungle. You can go piranha fishing or visit a local community too. There will be lots of magical moments in the middle of nature.

Day 10 - Manaus to Salvador

Today you will be transferred back to Manaus to catch a flight to Salvador. On arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Welcome to the vibrant capital of Bahia, where the colours of the streets and the rhythm of capoeira will stir feelings of joy in your heart. If your flight arrives early, take a walk to the historic centre – Pelourinho –  to try acarajé and other typical dishes like bobó, moqueca and caruru.

Day 11 - Salvador

There are many options to enjoy in Salvador, the first capital of Brazil. You can choose from a cultural tour around the city or a scenic boat trip to the island of Itaparica – whichever your preference is – Bahia has something for everybody.

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Day 12 - Bahian Beach

Spend the last 3 days of your Brazilian trip in a relaxing beach resort near Salvador or catch a short flight to Ilheus or Porto Seguro for the southern Bahian beaches. There are great options to choose from, either lively or semi-deserted beaches, and we will take care of all the transfers for you. Due to its location, Bahian waters remain warm year-round. The beaches are lined up with tall coconut trees and the tides create natural pools in the reefs.

Day 13 - bahian Beach

Enjoy some uninterrupted beach time! For something more active, choose from different ocean excursions or try some water-based sports. Also, there are many conservation projects along the Bahian coast where you can learn about turtles, sea horses, whales, dolphins and other sea creatures.

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Day 14 - Departure

Spend the day at leisure. Depending on your flight schedule you can adjust the day accordingly. We will take care of your transfers back to the airport for your further travel plans.

Included

  • Prices start from £2,970 per person based on 2 people sharing a DBL room during the high season, excluding national holidays
  • Boutique accommodation on B&B basis
  • Private transfers (air-conditioned vehicle)
  • All entrance fees with service of English speaking guide for excursions
  • Lunch on Days 7, 8 & 9
  • Dinner on Days 7, 8 & 9
  • Local taxes
  • All trips are ATOL protected or ABTA bonded to ensure you are fully covered