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From north to south Brazil, unique attractions are ready to excite travellers from all walks of life on this all-encompassing journey.
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10 nights accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing with local English speaking guides and transfers and flights as specified.
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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.
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Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Rio on an open jeep ride to the city's most popular attractions.
Cruise along the mighty Amazon River on a motorised canoe and hike through the jungle on your Amazon adventure.
Discover historical and colonial Salvador on a walking excursion of the city and enjoy some Bahian cuisine.
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Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.
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. (B)
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. (B)
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. (B)
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. (B)
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. (B)(D)
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! (B)(L)(D)
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. (B)(D)
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. (B)
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. (B)
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
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