This is the ultimate Brazil vacation. Explore this massive country in 18 days. Experience amazing Rio de Janeiro and its sights, feel the raw thunder of the Iguaçu Falls, travel deep into the Amazon Rainforest and explore the vibrating city of Salvador. If this would not be enough, end this great vacation with a couple of days relaxing at the beautiful beaches of Buzios.
- 18 days / 17 nights
- 14 nights in hotels based on US standards
- 3 nights stay in jungle lodge
- Tours in Rio, Iguacu, the Amazon and Salvador
- Daily departures
- Completely customizable
- Also available in Superior & Luxury
This 18 day tour will show you several of Brazil’s highlights. Visit the amazing city of Rio de Janeiro, continue to the impressive Iguaçu Falls and explore the Amazon Rainforest around Manaus. From Manaus we will take you back to the coast to enjoy the vibrant city of Salvador. After this trip all over Brazil you may want to relax at the beach for a couple of days…this can be done in Buzios before returning to Rio on the end of these amazing 18 days.
DAY 1 - Rio de Janeiro
On arrival in Rio you will be picked up from the airport and taken to your hotel located close to the famous Copacabana beach.
DAY 2 - Rio de Janeiro
Today you will be picked up from your hotel for a full day excursion in Rio. This day excursion will take you to all the main sites in this amazing city; Christ the Redeemer, the Sugar Loaf, and the historic city center. Of course this day would not be complete with a tour passing all the great and famous beaches of this city.
DAY 3&4 - Rio de Janeiro
These days are free to enjoy Rio on your own pace. Spend some time strolling around this amazing city, see some of the additional sites, do some shopping or as so many, just relax on the beach and watch life passing you by.
DAY 5 - Iguaçu Falls
In the morning you will be picked up from your Rio hotel and taken to the airport for your flight to Foz do Iguaçu. On arrival in Foz do Iguaçu you will be picked up and taken to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to relax.
DAY 6 - Iguaçu Falls
Today you will be enjoying a half day tour of the Brazilian side of these famous falls. In the morning you will be guided through this park to experience with your own senses the amazing power of these falls. In the afternoon you will be taken to do the Macuco Safari. This safari will show you some of the Atlantic Rainforest fauna and flora.
DAY 7 - Iguaçu Falls
Today we will be crossing the border to Argentina to awe at the natural power of these falls from the Argentinean side. This day will make you feel the sheer magnitude of these falls and will leave you amazed with the sounds and sights of this wonder of nature.
DAY 8 - Manaus
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport for your flight to Manaus deep in the Amazon Rainforest. Manaus is the biggest jungle city in the world and you will be amazed by the size of this city so deep in the rainforest. On arrival in Manaus you will be picked up and taken to your jungle lodge for the coming days. On arrival you will get an introduction and a short hike in the surroundings.
DAY 9 & 10 - Amazon Rainforest
Today we will take you for a full day of nature walks, fishing trips and exploration of the rainforest. You will also meet some of the native population in these woods and they will introduce you in the magic of the deep Amazon Rainforest.
DAY 11 - Salvador
In the morning you will be picked up from your lodge and taken back to Manaus and the airport for your flight to Salvador. Salvador is a vibrant Afro Brazilian city known for its energetic ambience and great hospitality. On arrival in Salvador you will be taken to your hotel.
DAY 12 - Salvador
Today you will have a city tour of Salvador. See the colonial center, visit the high city and the low city, connected with the famous elevator. Pass by some of the beaches and enjoy the great vibe of this friendly city and its people.
DAY 13 - Buzios
In the morning you will be picked up from your hotel and taken to the airport for your flight back to Rio. On arrival in Rio you will be picked up and taken to your final destination; Buzios. Buzios is one of the most famous beach paradises in Brazil and makes for a couple of great days relaxing after the amazing voyage already made. On arrival you will be taken to your hotel located at one of the great beaches.
DAY 14&17 - Buzios
These days are free to enjoy the tranquil village of Buzios and your hotel. Sleep in, enjoy the amazing beaches and maybe even take on some snorkeling or other water sports.
DAY 18 - Rio de Janeiro
During the day you will be picked up from your hotel and taken back to Rio for your international flight.
This package is also available in Superior and Luxury varieties with private tours and 4 or 5 star hotels. All our packages are completely customizable and can be combined to your preferences. Please note that flights have not been included at this stage unless stated above. For information about any type of South America vacation you may be looking for, please do not hesitate to contact your personal travel expert now!!!