7 Days – Best of Brazil
Day 01 – Arrival Rio de Janeiro
Welcome to South America’s largest and most populous country. Rio de Janeiro is the second-largest city in Brazil, on the South Atlantic coast. Rio is famous for its breathtaking landscape, its laidback beach culture, and its annual carnival. On arrival, transfer to your hotel,
Day 02 – Rio City Tour – Corcovado Mountain – Christ the Redeemer
After breakfast, enjoy a full day city tour of Rio. Ascend on Corcovado Mountain by train to visit one of the world’s most famous landmarks, the gigantic statue of Christ, the Redeemer. Then, proceed to Cascatinha, Tijuca Forest, to the top of Corcovado Mountain. Cidade Maravilhosa, “the marvelous city” as it is known to its residents and the rest of Brazil, is also the most beautiful city in the world. As a tropical resort, Rio offers miles of golden beaches, including, Ipanema and Copacabana, two of the most famous stretches of sand in the world. The tour continues with the visit to the Metropolitan Cathedral, samba stadium, and view of architectonic monuments of Rio. Overnight in Rio.
Day 03 – Guanabara Bay & Sugar Loaf Mountain
We will take a boat tour of Guanabara Bay, viewing the incredible “Wonder City” from its most famous bay. Based on water volume, Guanabara Bay is the largest bay in the world and has several islands such as the Governor’s Island and Snakes Island. To the west lies Rio de Janeiro, and facing east, the municipal district of Niteroi. Various sights and landmarks such as the neighborhoods of Botafogo, Flamengo, Urca, Sugar Loaf Mountain, Fort Sao Joao, Flagstone Island, Santa Cruz Fortress, Rio-Niteroi Bridge and more will be seen as we depart from the Marina da Gloria. Overnight in Rio.
Day 04 – Rio de Janeiro – Sao Paulo
Fly to Sao Paulo, and on arrival transfer to your hotel. Take a city tour of São Paulo, the world’s second-largest city & South America’s industrial powerhouse! The city of São Paulo is full of surprises. It is the largest German manufacturing city in the world and contains great architecture, such as this masterpiece by Oscar Niemeyer, the architect of the capital, Brasilia.
Day 05 – Sao Paulo – Iguassu Falls Brazil
Today after breakfast at the hotel, fly to the natural wonder known as the Iguassu Falls, located on the border of Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel. Day at leisure.
Day 06 – Iguassu Falls
Today after breakfast, we proceed to enjoy the Iguassu Falls National Park, touring the Brazilian side of the Falls. You will walk with the guide, descending a walkway, contemplating the lovely waterfalls in all of nature’s exuberance, with panoramic views of both sides – Brazilian and Argentinean. Reach the highest elevation, then descend into the Brazilian side lookout, which provides magnificent photo opportunities and views. Overnight in Iguassu.
Day 07 – Departure
Transfer to the airport to board the flight for your next destination.
2 DAYS – MANAUS AND AMAZON RAINFOREST, BRAZIL
Day 07 – Arrival Manaus
Arrive in Manaus; Located in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest, Manaus is the capital of Brazil’s largest state, Amazonas. Amazonas is an incongruous pocket of urbanity in the middle of the jungle, a major port for ocean vessels that’s 1500 km from the ocean. Overnight in Manaus.
Day 08 – Amazon Rainforest
This morning, enjoy a Meeting of the Waters tour, where the Rio Negro & Amazon run side by side. Afterward, go for a nature hike through the jungle, then lunch featuring typical Amazonian dishes. Visit the home of local Amazonian residents with an opportunity for piranha fishing.
Day 09 – Departure
Transfer to the airport to board the flight for your next destination