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Sprawling Cities & Golden Beaches

Brazil in 11 Days, 9 Nights in Destination

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The perfect trip to discover the highlights of the Eastern coast of Brazil, from bustling city views to blissful nature and tropical beaches.

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    Praia do Forte
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    Rio de Janeiro
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    Salvador

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  1. All flights

  2. Accommodation

  3. All transfers

  4. Activities

  5. Some meals

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  1. Departures available until December 2025

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  3. Solo travelers from + $1,470

  4. Add up to 5 nights to your stay

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    Accommodation: 9 Nights

    Itinerary

    Admire Rio de Janeiro from all angles as you get to know the ins and outs of the ‘Marvelous City’ by the hand of a local guide. Next, catch a flight to Salvador to discover its vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture, colonial architecture, and lush coastline. Finally arrive at Praia do Forte where you can relax on pristine beaches, eat delicious local food and swim in its warm crystal waters.

    1st Day: Canada - Night on board

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    Ready to explore the delights of beautiful Brazil? Head to your departure airport for a flight to Rio de Janeiro. Night on board.

    If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

    2nd Day: Rio de Janeiro

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    Arrive in Rio de Janeiro, private transfer to the hotel and, depending on the arrival time, the rest of the day is free for you to explore this sprawling city, full of colonial architecture and vibrant culture. We recommend a stroll along Rio's famous beaches, Copacabana and Ipanema. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Copa Sul Hotel or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    1031 Reviews

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    3rd Day: Rio de Janeiro

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    Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, set off to discover two essential wonders of Rio! Visit the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa, where you can take pictures on the well-known Selaron staircase.

    Next, discover the enchanting natural beauty and wildlife of the Tijuca National Park of Corcovado mountain. See the ‘Marvelous City' from up high, a spectacle in itself. From the top, enjoy the breathtaking view of one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Copa Sul Hotel or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    1031 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Corcovado Mountain

    Light

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    4th Day: Rio de Janeiro

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    Breakfast at the hotel. Spend today at your leisure. Why not take a walk along the beachside promenade to watch the locals playing football on Copacabana or Ipanema beach. Alternatively, we recommend an optional excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain which includes a city tour.* Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

    *Optional Excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain: Head for the neighborhood of Urca where one of the largest symbols of the city is located: Sugar Loaf Mountain. Travel to the top on a cable car and enjoy the spectacular views of Rio-Niterói Bridge and Corcovado Mountain.

    Look down on Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress and several beaches of Niterói and be amazed at the sheer beauty and diversity of the Rio skyline.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Copa Sul Hotel or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    1031 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    Optional
    Sugar Loaf Mountain Excursion

    Light

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    5th Day: Rio de Janeiro - Salvador de Bahía

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    Breakfast at the hotel. Continue your Brazilian adventure today as you head to the airport to catch your flight to the city of Salvador. Known for its colonial architecture, Afro-Brazilian culture and tropical coastline, the city is a vibrant melting pot of Afro-Brazilian heritage.

    Arrive, transfer to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to begin discovering Brazil’s home of rhythm and soul. Why not check out Pelourinho neighborhood, its historic center, full of cobblestone alleys open onto large squares where you can see beautiful colorful buildings and baroque churches. Overnight stay in Salvador.

     

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Gran Hotel Stella Maris U... or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    3552 Reviews

    See our full selection

    6th Day: Salvador de Bahía

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    Breakfast at the hotel. This morning enjoy a historical tour of Salvador. Start at the Farol da Barra and head to the Upper City through the Corredor da Victoria, Campo Grande and Piedade. Next, pass through the city center, until you reach Pelourinho, an important cultural pillar of the city of Salvador. Appreciate the Upper City from the Lacerda Elevator viewpoint and the Lower City.

    The afternoon is free to continue exploring the city at your leisure. We recommend our optional Bahia Night Tour which includes an Afro-Bahian dinner and show. A truly fantastic experience not to be missed! Overnight stay in Salvador.

    *Optional Bahia Night Tour: Discover true traditional Afro-Bahian culture during this entertaining evening of dinner and fun at a restaurant located in Pelourinho. Enjoy a folkloric show with traditional dances and an array of homemade local dishes presented by natives!

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Gran Hotel Stella Maris U... or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    3552 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    included
    Half-day city tour of Salvador

    Light

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    Optional
    Night Tour with a Dinner and Show

    Light

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    7th Day: Salvador de Bahía

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    Breakfast at the hotel. Today is yours to continue discovering the city at your leisure. Why not check out the golden beaches, such as Porto da Barra and Praia do Farol da Barra, as they offer a fun combination of relaxation and water sports.

    You can indulge in mouthwatering Bahian cuisine, dance to the rhythms of samba and capoeira, and immerse yourself in the warm and welcoming spirit of the locals. We recommend an optional day-trip to the beautiful Morro de São Paulo on Tinhare Island*. Overnight stay in Salvador.

    *Optional day-trip to Morro de São Paulo: Discover this car-free village on the wonderful island of Tinhare. Enjoy a 3 hour walk where you’ll encounter exuberant landscapes that reveal multicolored cliffs, stunning estuaries, sandbanks, sea turtles and dolphins. Don’t miss the natural pools on the 4th beach full of tiny colorful fish.

    Finally reach Morro de São Paulo, an area of natural preservation, with pristine sands, warm waters, Atlantic Forest, mangroves and paradisiacal beaches.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Gran Hotel Stella Maris U... or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    3552 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    Optional
    Walk to Morro de Sao Paulo

    Moderate

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    8th Day: Salvador de Bahía - Praia do Forte

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    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, continue discovering Brazil as you take your transfer to your next and final stop, Praia do Forte. Located on the northeastern coast of Bahia, this coastal village is known for its pristine beaches, lush natural beauty, and abundant marine life.

    Arrive and get settled in your hotel. The rest of the day is free to enjoy at your leisure. Bask in the sun on its soft sandy beaches, take refreshing dips in the clear turquoise waters, or explore the vibrant coral reefs teeming with colorful marine species. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Praia do Forte.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Sauipe Resorts Ala Terra ... or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    15538 Reviews

    See our full selection

    9th Day: Praia do Forte

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    Breakfast at the hotel. Today is yours to explore or relax as you please. Why not check out the village, which exudes a charming and laid-back atmosphere, with quaint streets lined with boutique shops, cafes, and restaurants serving delicious Bahian cuisine.

    If you want to learn about local initiatives and native wildlife, visit the nearby Tamar Project. A sea turtle conservation project, where you can learn about these magnificent creatures and witness their nesting sites. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Praia do Forte.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Sauipe Resorts Ala Terra ... or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    15538 Reviews

    See our full selection

    10th Day: Praia do Forte

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    Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy another day at your leisure. Relax by the beach, immerse in nature, eat delicious food and sip on tropical cocktails. We recommend an optional excursion to dive in the natural pools of Praia do Forte*, a beautiful experience that will connect you with nature. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in Praia do Forte.

    *Optional diving excursion to natural pools of Praia do Forte: Dive into the natural pools that have formed in the middle of coral reefs. Enter from the beach, led by specialized guides, so you are safe at all times and you can let go and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience. The guide will immortalize the experience by taking incredible underwater photographs.

    Accommodation

    ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
    Sauipe Resorts Ala Terra ... or similar
    tripadvisor rating

    15538 Reviews

    See our full selection

    Activities

    Optional
    Diving in the natural pools of Praia do Forte

    Light

    See more

    11th Day: Praia do Forte - Salvador de Bahía - Night on board

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    Breakfast at the hotel. It's time to bring your amazing adventure through Brazil to a close. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport to catch a flight back to Canada.

    Included activities

    Included

    Corcovado Mountain

    Included activity for day 3

    Visit the famous Corcovado Mountain, home to the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and soak up the views of Rio de Janeiro below. Afterwards, descend from the hills to see the exterior of the Maracanã, the Sambódromo and the Selaron Steps.

    Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

    Physical rating:

    Light

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    Included

    Half-day city tour of Salvador

    Included activity for day 6

    Discover the Farol da Barra and the Upper City through the Corredor da Victoria, Campo Grande and Piedade. Reach famous Pelourinho, and the Upper City from the Lacerda Elevator viewpoint.

    Duration 04:00h Approx.

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information

    Available Activities

    Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
    Optional

    Sugar Loaf Mountain Excursion

    Suggested activity for day 4 in Rio de Janeiro

    Enjoy a panoramic tour of downtown Rio to see the Metropolitan Cathedral before taking the cable car to Morro da Urca and iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain for unforgettable views across Guanabara Bay and the emblematic beaches of Niteroi.

    Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information
    Optional

    Night Tour with a Dinner and Show

    Suggested activity for day 6

    Discover traditional Afro-Bahian culture and gastronomy at a local Pelourinho restaurant. Includes a number of dances and dishes from the area.

    Duration 03:00h Approx.

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information
    Optional

    Walk to Morro de Sao Paulo

    Suggested activity for day 7 in Salvador

    On your walk, encounter exuberant landscapes of cliffs, estuaries, sandbanks, sea turtles and dolphins. Reach Morro de São Paulo, with pristine sands, warm waters, Atlantic Forest, mangroves and paradisiacal beaches.

    Duration 08:00h Approx.

    Physical rating:

    Moderate

    more information
    Optional

    Diving in the natural pools of Praia do Forte

    Suggested activity for day 10

    Guided dive into the natural pools that have formed in the middle of coral reefs. Your guide will immortalize the experience by taking incredible underwater photographs.

    Duration 01:00h Approx.

    Physical rating:

    Light

    more information

    The price includes

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    • Departure from the main Canadian airports.
    • International flights: Canada - Rio de Janeiro, Salvador de Bahía - Canada.
    • Internal flights: Rio de Janeiro - Salvador de Bahía.*
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    • 9 nights hotel accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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    • 6 breakfasts and All-Inclusive in Praia do Forte.
    • Transfers in vehicles with air conditioning.
    • Visits as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.
      See itinerary
    • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.

    *The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

    Not included

    Drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

    *Documentation of the internal flights will be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your departure date. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process. The maximum checked baggage limit on internal flights is 15kg.

    IMPORTANT. As of April 2025, it will be mandatory to present a visa to enter Brazil. It is recommended to contact the Brazilian authorities in your country to arrange them before your trip.

    In Praia do Forte, your stay at the hotel will include a transfer to the hotel, access to pool area, gym facility and kids' playing area as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner. Drinks menu includes: local spirits, beers and wine as well as soft drinks. 

    • Entry requirements

      Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the date you expect to leave Brazil.

    • Visa

      As of April 2025, a visa to enter Brazil will be mandatory. Please contact one of the Brazilian Embassies or Consulates in your country to issue this visa in order to travel to Brazil.

    • Currency

      Brazilian Real (sub-divided into 100 centavos)

    • Language

      Portuguese.

    • Electricity

      An adapter with two flat pins is required.

    • Health

      Vaccination against Yellow Fever is recommended in the case of prolonged travel to areas where there is a high risk of exposure to mosquitoes. Travellers over 60 years must consult their doctor as the Yellow Fever vaccine can have serious side effects.

    • Time zone

      UTC - 03:00.

    • Other useful information

      Avoid drinking tap water as well as fruit and vegetables that have been recently washed.

    • Tourist Office website

      www.visitbrasil.com

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline's website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 778 807 9750 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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