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Tropical Wonders

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until December 2021
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Discover the delights of tropical Brazil! Be enthralled by the soaring skyscrapers of diverse Sao Paulo and witness the awe-inspiring Iguazú Falls from the Devil's Throat. In Rio de Janeiro, get up close to the iconic Christ the Redeemer before relaxing in the upscale beach resort of Buzios where you can island-hop between the idyllic beaches that dot the shoreline.

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Night on board

Ready to experience the tropical rhythms and natural wonders of iconic Brazil? Head to your UK/Ireland departure airport to catch a flight to Sao Paulo. Night on board.

Please note: 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: Sao Paulo

Touch down in Sao Paulo, one of the most populous cities in the world and an innovative urban hub, filled with impressive modern architecture and known for its world-renowned nightlife. Transfer to the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure, sampling the local cuisine in one of many Brazilian bistros or admire the mix of architecture in the older downtown district. Overnight stay in Sao Paulo.

3rd Day: Sao Paulo

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, spend your time exploring this complex and exciting city at your own pace. Overnight stay in Sao Paulo.

4th Day: Sao Paulo - Iguazú

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a flight to Iguazú, home to the bucket-list-worthy Iguazú Falls! Transfer to your hotel and the rest of the day is free at your leisure. If the arrival time allows, we suggest visiting the Triple Frontier obelisk or simply relaxing in this beautiful natural setting. Overnight in hotel Iguazu.

5th Day: Iguazú

Breakfast at the hotel. Today enjoy an included visit to the Brazillian side of the Iguazú Falls, one of the world's Seven Natural Wonders. Follow a trail which winds its way through the wild rainforest. Arrive at the impressive falls and walk across bridges and enjoy the panoramic views on offer as you take an elevator to the perfect vantage point. Hear the roar of water whilst contemplating spectacular views of rainbows, birds, leafy green exotic plants and trees. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Iguazu.

6th Day: Iguazú

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure in Iguazu, taking in the spectacular views of the falls or enjoying the natural environment. Why not explore the abundant nature trails to discover the local wildlife or simply relax in the beautiful climate at your leisure. Overnight stay in Iguazu. 

7th Day: Iguazú - Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a flight to Rio de Janeiro. Arrive in Rio de Janeiro, transfer to the hotel and, depending on your 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 where you can capture the beautiful sunset. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

8th Day: Rio de Janeiro

After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, set off on a day of discovery in Rio de Janeiro. Embark on a tour of Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer, a true symbol of the city. Head to the top of Corcovado Mountain, with spectacular views along the way. Visit Christ the Redeemer, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, and soak up the panoramic views. It's the perfect photo opportunity! Afterwards, explore the Selaron Steps. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to explore the vibrant atmosphere of the city. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

9th Day: Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, or alternatively, we recommend an optional excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Metropolitan Cathedral*. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.

Optional Sugar Loaf Mountain Tour: 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. Gain great insight into the history of Rio as you soak up the panoramic views.

10th Day: Rio de Janeiro - Buzios

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Buzios, a beautiful beach resort on the peninsula, which is said to be the 'St. Tropez' of Brazil and was made popular by Bridget Bardot in the 60s. There are enough unspoilt beaches to suit all tastes and many upscale restaurants, bars and boutiques. Arrive, transfer to the hotel and overnight stay in Buzios.

11th Day: Buzios

Breakfast at the hotel. Set off on an exciting panoramic Schooner Tour* of the paradise beaches of Buzios. Depart on a traditional boat to discover three islands and twelve exceptionally beautiful beaches. Stop and enjoy the refreshing clear waters and lounge on different beaches as you explore the natural environment independently. You'll feel thoroughly refreshed as you enjoy the natural landscapes and tuck into some seasonal fruit onboard the boat. Return to the shore and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Buzios.

Please note: A guide will receive you and provide a short explanation before departure, but there will be no guide on board the Schooner.

12th Day: Buzios

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy a day relaxing at your leisure. We recommend exploring the different beaches, enjoying some watersports, such as paddle boarding, and sampling the beautiful local cuisine. Overnight stay in Buzios.

13th Day: Buzios - Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure. At the indicated time transfer back to Rio de Janeiro.  Enjoy your final evening in Brazil at your leisure, soaking up the lively atmosphere of downtown Rio or watching the sunset from the beach. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

14th Day: Rio de Janeiro - Night on board

Breakfast at the hotel. It's time to bid farewell to Brazil, having explored its diverse cities and breathtaking natural beauty. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight back to the UK/Ireland. Night on board.

15th Day: UK/Ireland

Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.

15 days trip including flights*

13 days and 12 nights in destination





Sao Paulo


Sao Paulo


Foz de Iguazú


Foz de Iguazú


Foz de Iguazú


Rio de Janeiro


Rio de Janeiro


Rio de Janeiro








Rio de Janeiro





* It can change according to your date of travel

Accommodation: 12 Nights

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Activities availability is subject to departure dates and itinerary selected.
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Sugar Loaf Mountain Excursion

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.
Suggested activity for day 9

The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. 
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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro - UK/Ireland.
  • Internal flights: Sao Paulo - Iguazu, Iguazu - Rio de Janeiro. *
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  • 12 nights accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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  • 12 breakfasts.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English-speaking guide.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • ATOL Protection.

Not included

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

If your destination is in the USA or Canada, or if your selected flights to a different destination have connections in the USA or Canada, it is mandatory to have an ESTA (for USA) or an eTA (for Canada) before travelling.



* Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.


  • Entry requirements
    Passport, valid for at least six months.
  • Visa
    No visa is required.
  • Currency
    Brazilian Real (sub-divided into 100 centavos)
  • Language
  • 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

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 cancelled without prior notice.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offers up-to-date travel advice by visiting


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