Brazil

Brazil, the country best known for soccer stars and the world’s most over-the-top Carnival is ready to prove that it’s more than just samba and swimsuits. The biggest country in South America, Brazil has 2,000 beaches and more than 1,000 islands. While many of them are densely populated, many are preserved ecological sanctuaries. The Amazon River, Rainforest, and Iguaçu Falls are the most famous natural attractions in Brazil, but the country also has more 62 National Parks and hundreds of conservation units. From architecture and cuisine to street art and friendly people, Brazil is a sensational destination.

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Tour TypeTrip NameNo. DaysBookingsPrices per person
Independent TourExperience Rio De Janeiro3From $715.00
Independent TourDiscover Salvador4From $809.00
Independent TourNorthern Pantanal4From $1,705.00
Independent TourSouthern Pantanal4From $2,775.00
Independent TourRhythms of Brazil11From $4,515.00

Experience Rio De Janeiro

Visit the most famous landmarks of Rio de Janeiro including Christ the Redeemer Statue at Corcovado Hill and the world famous Sugar Loaf Mountain while you explore this spectacular city. Get the full cultural experience as you enjoy a delicious Brazilian barbeque lunch.

Itinerary 
Day 1: Arrive Rio de Janeiro

Arrive at Rio de Janeiro Airport and transfer to your chosen hotel.

Day 2: Rio de Janeiro

Visit the most famous landmarks of the city including Christ the Redeemer Statue at Corcovado Hill and world famous Sugar Loaf Mountain and see the natural beauty of Rio de Janeiro from above. Enjoy a delicious Brazilian barbeque lunch.

Day 3: Depart Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight

Inclusions 
Meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunches
Transport: Airport Transfers & Modern air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation: 2 nights
Guide: Local English Speaking guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

Discover Salvador

Enjoy a walking tour of the historical city of Salvador. Visit the renowned Pelourinho, the largest assemblage of colonial buildings in Latin America and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take in the wonderful views of All Saints Bay from the Municipal Square towering above the Lower City.

Itinerary 
Day 1: Arrive Salvador

Arrive at Salvador Airport and transfer to your pousada.

Day 2: Salvador

Enjoy a walking tour of the historical old city. Visit the main attractions of the Historical Centre, the renowned Pelourinho, the largest assemblage of colonial buildings in Latin America and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to the Municipal Square towering above the Lower City offering wonderful views of All Saints Bay.

Day 3: Salvador

The day is at your leisure to explore the city.

Day 4: Depart Salvador

Transfer to the airport.

Inclusions 
Meals: 3 breakfasts
Transport: Airport Transfers & Modern air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation: 3 nights
Guide: Local English Speaking guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

Northern Pantanal

Discover the beauty of the Pantanal as you enjoy local cuisine, a photo-safari in specially adapted open vehicles, canoe tours to spot aquatic wildlife and the possibility of piranha fishing, hikes to viewing towers and horseback riding.

Itinerary  
Day 1: Cuiabá - Araras Eco Lodge

On arrival at Cuiaba, you will begin your journey to Araras Eco Lodge. Built with an emphasis on comfort and harmony with the environment, the 19 room Araras Eco Lodge is located approximately two hours by road southwest of Cuiaba. The lodge is built in a regional rustic style with a pool and a large veranda with cosy hammocks. Unwind with a drink at the lodge's bar and enjoy excellent local cuisine featuring Pantanal meat and fish, organic salads and seasonal fruits and vegetables.

Day 2 & 3: Araras Eco Lodge

Spend the next two days discovering the beauty of the Pantanal. Activities include a photo-safari in specially adapted open vehicles, canoe tours to spot aquatic wildlife, birds, flora and the possibility of piranha fishing, hikes to viewing towers and horseback riding which is the most traditional ways of becoming acquainted with the Pantanal.

Day 4: Araras Eco Lodge - Cuiabá

Enjoy a sunrise hike before returning to Cuiaba.

Inclusions 
Meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners
Transport: Modern air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation: 3 nights
Guide: Local English Speaking guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

Southern Pantanal

Discover the incredible surroundings of the Pantanal with a choice of activities available including nocturnal spotlighting in the evenings, an opportunity to observe nocturnal animals.

Itinerary  
Day 1: Campo Grande - Caiman

On arrival at Campo Grande, you will be met and transferred by road to Caiman Ecological Refuge. The Caiman Ecological Refuge is comprised of two lodges, each operated independently. Baiazinha Lodge is built on stilts and structured like a bird with opened wings. It is located on the banks of a clear-water lake and provides a magical and cosy ambiance for its guests with six rooms. Cordilheira Lodge offers five rooms and is built of bricks and mounted on stilts. Located on the margins of a Cordilheira forest, Cordilheira Lodge perfectly integrates with the surrounding natural scenery.

Day 2 & 3: Caiman

Discover the incredible surroundings of the Pantanal with a choice of two activities per day and one evening program. There are many trails in the surrounding areas of the lodges. In the evening, go nocturnal spotlighting, an opportunity to observe nocturnal animals.

Day 4: Caiman - Campo Grande

Return to Campo Grande Airport.

Inclusions 
Meals: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Modern air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation: 3 nights
Guide: Local English Speaking guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary

Rhythms of Brazil

A visit to Brazil means the discovery of a place touched with warm tropical sun and white sand beaches. From north to south, unique attractions are ready to amaze and excite. See the highlights and contrasts of this vast country; from spectacular Rio de Janeiro to the splendour of Iguazu Falls; from the wilds of the Amazon to the mysterious culture of Salvador.

Itinerary  
Day 1: Arrive Rio de Janeiro

Upon arrival in Rio de Janeiro, transfer to your hotel where you will stay for three nights.

Day 2: Rio de Janeiro

Explore Rio’s wonders in an open jeep and immerse yourself in this magnificent city, visiting Tijuca Forest, Corcovado, Sugar Loaf and the Botanic Gardens. Discover Tijuca Forest, known as the world’s largest urban forest, with its mix of nature and history. Ride to the top of the beautiful Corcovado Mountain, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer sits. Visit the world famous Sugar Loaf Mountain in the middle of the Guanabara Bay, which offers one of the most breathtaking views of the city.

Day 3: Rio de Janeiro

Today is yours to spend discovering Rio de Janeiro at your leisure. Perhaps join an optional jeep ride and discover one of the largest favela’s in Latin America, with around a 150,000 inhabitants. You’ll be able to see, hear and feel the rhythm and beat of the favela’s, the heart and soul of Brazil. Immerse yourself in the community by visiting local homes and schools and head to the headquarters of Rocinha’s samba school.

Day 4: Rio de Janeiro - Iguazu Falls

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguazu Falls where you will stay for the next two nights. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore the Brazilian side of the falls. The Iguazu Falls are one of the planet’s natural wonders. Formed on the Iguazu River, the falls go down from an average height of 60 meters, while the face of the falls is 2,700 metres wide. The number of falls varies depending on the river’s outflow.

Day 5: Iguazu Falls

Today you will have the opportunity to cross to the Argentinian side of the falls for amazing views back to the Brazilian side. Enjoy a walking trip of the falls followed by the famous Devil’s Throat Cataract.

Day 6: Iguazu Falls - Manaus

Fly to Manaus in the heart of the Amazon. Manaus is the ideal start point for your Amazon adventure. Upon arrival into Manaus, you will be transferred to your jungle lodge where you will spend the next three nights. After enjoying a delicious dinner embark on a unique canoe adventure deep within the Amazon jungle in search of alligators which are also known as “caimans” by the locals.

Day 7: Amazon

The Amazon jungle is home to thousands of species of plants and animals waiting to be discovered. Today you will be accompanied by a specialist guide who will lead you on a hike through the forest where he will point out and explain the various species of flora and fauna that coexist within the rainforest. Lace up your shoes and get ready to explore the allure and mystery of the Amazon jungle!

Day 8: Amazon

Travel by motorised canoe and witness one of the Amazon’s most fascinating natural wonders. Head to the “meeting of the waters” where the Solimoes River and the Rio Negro converge to create the enormous Amazon River. The two rivers flow side by side for several kilometres and each maintains its own individual colouring before mixing. The crystalclear blue waters of the Solimoes River contrasts with the muddy waters of the Rio Negro and create a unique and gorgeous natural spectacle.

Day 9: Amazon - Manaus - Salvador

Return to Manaus for your flight to Salvador where you will spend the next two nights in a traditional Pousada. A Pousada is an exclusive and often historic boutique hotel which provides an insight to the place, people and culture of the area.

Day 10: Salvador

Discover Salvador on a walking excursion. This trip introduces you to Salvador, showing how the city has changed throughout the ages to become the Salvador of today. Starting out along the bay, you’ll work your way through Salvador’s tree-lined streets up to Pelourinho, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its spectacular and well preserved colonial architecture. Stop off at the Sao Francisco Church, with its extravagant gold leaf baroque designs, from where you will head towards the Largo do Pelourinho. You will be given free time to enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants where you will be able to taste some of the best Bahian cuisine.

Day 11: Depart Salvador

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Inclusions 
Meals: 10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
Transport: Airport Transfers & Modern air-conditioned vehicle
Flights: Flight Ticket: Rio de Janeiro / Iguazu Falls / Manaus / Salvador
Accommodation: 10 nights
Guide: Local English Speaking guide
Entrance Fees & Touring:Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary