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Brazil

Wild and Exhuberant Brazil

13 Days / 12 Nights

From

$4228

P/P Double Occupancy

This trip if for the true nature enthusiast in look for an adventure as wild and beautiful as posible. You’ll have many wildlife viewing opportunities in Pantanal and the Amazon, as well as the chance to see the grand Iguazu Falls.

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Map of Brazil  -  Multi-Day Travel Package

Day 01 Arrival in Rio de Janeiro

Upon arrival you will be transferred to the hotel. This enormous coast city has been made famous for its stunning sunny beaches, relaxing parks and gardens, lively sports, and stimulating nightlife. Attracting tourists of all ages and from all ends, Río also maintains a strong cultural side offering much sightseeing, such as historical buildings, museums and some very famous landmarks. Lodging at the Bandeirantes Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

Day 02 Corcovado and Sugar Loaf (B, L)

After breakfast, you’ll take a tour to Corcovado and Sugar Loaf. First you’ll pass by the famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and the lovely Cosme Velho neighborhood. From here, you’ll take a 20 minute train ride to the well known Statue of Christ the Redeemer. Barbecue lunch will be served. Then, you’ll ride a cable car up to the legendary Sugar Loaf. From the top the view is just impressive! Afterwards you’ll take a final drive around downtown Rio before returning to the hotel. Lodging at the Bandeirantes Hotel in Rio de Janeiro

Day 03 Rio / Iguaçu (B)

After breakfast you’ll enjoy a half day tour in the city. You’ll visit some of the most important landmark such as Sao Bento Monastery and Santa Teresa district. In this tour you will ride a bus, a typical trolley and will walk is some parts (this tour does not operate on Sundays and National Holidays). Then, transfer to the airport. Upon arrival to Iguaçu airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in the Brazilian side of the falls. Lodging at the Hotel San Martin in Iguaçu

Day 04 Iguaçu Falls (Brazilian side) (B)

Today will be an unforgettable day, as you’ll visit one of nature’s most incredible demonstrations: the Iguaçu Falls. Upon arrival to the visitor center you will walk down hill until you reach an observation point. The afternoon is yours to spend at leisure. Lodging at the Hotel San Martin in Iguaçu

Day 05 Iguazú Falls (Argentinean side) (B)

In the morning you will visit the Argentinean side of the magnificent falls. After passing customs, you’ll cross the Tancredo Neves International Bridge. After a scenic ride to the Iguazu Park, you’ll board a small train that will take you near the Devil’s Throat, the most spectacular part of the Iguazu Falls system. Then, you will have the opportunity to walk about 45 minutes along the upper circuit, where you’ll enjoy yet more sights of this natural wonder. Then, you will be transferred back to the hotel, where you will spend the afternoon at leisure. Lodging at the Hotel San Martin in Iguaçu

Day 06 Iguaçu / Cuiabá-Pantanal (B, D)

You will be transferred to Iguaçu airport for your flight to Cuiabá. Upon arrival to Cuiaba/ Várzea Grande Airport, you will be transferred to Pantanal. This immense freshwater wetland is without doubt a vital stop for any nature enthusiast. Maintaining one of the densest ecosystems in the world, the area is home to some 650 bird species and thousands of different plant species. At sunset, you’ll enjoy a hike in the surrounding area. After dinner, you’ll take a night tour to observe the amazing wildlife that abounds at this hour. Lodging at Pousada Araras in Pantanal

Day 07 Pantanal (B, L, D)

Today you’ll spend the whole day observing the superb plant and animal life that flourishes in this unique ecosystem. You’ll explore some parts by car, some hiking, and others horseback riding. Lodging at Pousada Araras in Pantanal

Day 08 Pantanal (B, L, D)

Today you’ll continue to explore Pantanal from another point of view. First you’ll go by car, riding through the famous Transpantaneira Road. Then, you’ll have a canoe tour, where you’ll be able to spot more wildlife. Once there, it’s possible to arrange for piranha fishing (optional). A picnic lunch will be served along the way. Lodging at Pousada Araras in Pantanal

Day 09 Pantanal / Brasilia (B)

In the morning, enjoy a photo safari along the Transpantaneira Park Road before going back to Cuiabá for your flight to Brasilia. Upon arrival to the airport you will be transferred to the hotel. Brasilia, the country’s capital is located in the central part of the country. This is the youngest city ever to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and has an astonishing cultural complex, an artificial lake, a famous bridge, and many prominent landmarks, none of which you will want to miss during your stopover to Brasilia. Lodging at the Manhattan Hotel in Brasilia

Day 10 Brasilia / Manaus (B)

In the morning, you’ll have a city tour that includes residential areas, churches and chapels, including “Our Lady of Fatima”, the first building inaugurated in this young city. Other landmarks you’ll see are: Juscelino Kubitschek memorial (Brasilia’s founder and former Brazil’s president), view points and other important buildings. Afterwards you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Manaus. Upon arrival you will be transferred to the hotel. In the afternoon, you’ll have a city tour, where you’ll visit highlight such as the Opera House, a market and a handicraft fair. (Notes: entrance fees must be paid on the spot. The Opera House is closed on Sundays and Holidays). You’ll then be transferred to the hotel. Lodging at the Tropical Business in Manaus

Day 11 Manaus / Amazon (B, L, D)

In the morning you will be taken for a full day tour to the Meeting of the Waters. You will arrive to the hotel later in the afternoon. Note: the rooms in this hotel offer air conditioning and hot water. Lodging at the Amazon Eco Park Lodge in the Amazon

Day 12 Amazon (B, L, D)

After breakfast, you’ll take a nature hike through the lush jungle. After lunch, you’ll visit some local Amazonian people and learn a bit about their way of life. Optionally, you will have an opportunity to fish. After dinner, you’ll have a canoe ride, where you’ll be able to spot some alligators. Lodging at the Amazon Eco Park Lodge in the Amazon

Day 13 Departure from Manaus (B)

After breakfast you’ll visit the Jungle Monkey. Around 11:30 am you’ll be transferred back to Manaus where you will board the flight back home.

Prices Include
  • Airport transfers
  • Transportation throughout the itinerary as mentioned (shared/group)
  • English speaking local guide
  • Accommodations in standard category hotels mentioned
  • Meals as mentioned (B = breakfast / L = lunch / D = dinner) (drinks are not included)
  • Excursions as mentioned (shared/group)
Prices Do Not Include
  • International or domestic air tickets
  • Extras and personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Drinks, additional meals or alcoholic beverages
  • Country Departure Tax
  • Services not mentioned
Notes
  • Rates are per person - double occupancy
  • Rates are per person in double occupancy in USD and are subject to change depending to specific dates
  • In boats, the maximum luggage allowance is 10 pounds (5 kg) per person. Your extra luggage will be stored safely in the local agency’s office in Manaus.