22 Jan Best of Brazil – Brazil – 7 Nights
Day 1: Rio de Janeiro
Arrival day in Rio de Janeiro, transfer & check in to your hotel and spend the night relaxing. Rio de Janeiro with its green hills, blue sky, rocky mountains, beautiful bays, islands and beautiful beaches. The second most populous city in Brazil and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Hotels located on most famous black-and-white tiled promenade of Copacabana, Leblon, Ipanema. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
Day 2: Rio de Janeiro
After breakfast your guide will take you to the bottom of the Corcovado Mountain. Here you board the little train that takes you through tropical rainforest, passing tropical trees and exotic fruits. A short walk from the final station you will find yourself at the foot of impressive Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor). Enjoy the spectacular views over Rio de Janeiro. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
Day 3: Rio de Janeiro
After breakfast your guide will take you to red beach (Praia Vermelha) from where we take a cable car up to the Urca mountain. From here an amazing view of Rio opens up before us. We take yet another cable car up the Pao de Acucar Mountain (Sugarloaf). From here we have a wonderful view of the city nestling between the mountains and the sea, and the sight of the magical sunset going down over Copacabana beach. After riding down the cable car, we will discover the historical part of Rio. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
Day 4: Rio de Janeiro – Foz do Iguacu
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Foz do Iguacu. At Arrival in Foz do Iguacu airport you will be met with a guide & transferred to your hotel for check in. After check in enjoy an excursion of the Brazilian side of the magnificent Iguaçu Falls following the walkways that border the canyon of the Iguassu River. It is possible to observe hundreds of small waterfalls before ending up in front of the magnificent Devils Throat, the strongest and mightiest of all falls. The splashes coming from the falling water makes you feel the falls grandeur and it covers the sky with thousands of rainbows. You will also visit the Bird Park, located near the Iguaçu National Park. This exotic bird sanctuary offers the tourist an opportunity to see beautiful birds from very close. As you walk through the aviary, the most beautifully coloured birds fly around you freely. Oriented by guides, you can take advantage of the opportunity to observe magnificent examples of native birds from Brazil and other tropical countries of the world, many of them being in danger of extinction.
If you have enough time, you can ask for an optional tour in Macuco jeep jungle ride followed by a spectacular boat trip. An open wagon pulled by a jeep goes through the jungle for 3km, accompanied by a specialized guide who will provide interesting information about the ecology of the region. The tour continues on foot to the banks of the Iguassu River. There, a special equipped motor launch takes the tourist as close as possible to the waterfalls, providing a thrilling adventure and unique view of the falls. Overnight in Foz do Iguacu.
Day 5: Foz do Iguacu
After breakfast you will be guided for a full day adventure in Foz do Iguacu. The Argentinean side is different from the Brazilian; you will walk on paths through the falls which give you the opportunity to have a look under the falls. You feel the strength of the falling water from up close and enjoy the 55.500 hectares natural park surrounding this spectacular beauty! Within the park, take the train to the marvelous devils throat the strongest of all the waterfalls. Stand directly above the falling water and admire the strength of this natural phenomenon. Overnight in Foz do Iguacu.
Day 6: Foz do Iguacu – Rio de Janeiro – Buzios
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro. After arrival at the airport of Rio de Janeiro, a driver will be waiting for you to take you to Buzios. This fishing village located 177 km north of Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful places in the world. The unique charm attached to the quaint landscape, exotic vegetation, and picturesque beaches. Buzios fascinates for its beaches with the warm yellow sand and clear ocean water. The beaches offer a view of the mountains, covered with forests, coastal cliffs and sunset are especially colourful. Overnight in Buzios.
Day 7: Buzios
After breakfast enjoy a free day at leisure in Buzios. Buzios has all the conditions for diving, surfing, water skiing, canoeing, etc. You can hire a buggy and drive through the beaches and the town. Several piers of the city offer a magnificent view of the ocean and mountains. During walks you will see magnificent scenery of the whole coast. Sailboats stop right on the ocean, and you can swim and see the colourful underwater world. Overnight in Buzios.
Day 8: Buzios
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.