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14 Days

Falls, Amazon & Samba

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until March 2023
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Experience the best of Brazil, the giant of South America, from the thundering Iguazu Falls to the depths of the Amazon Rainforest. Explore the vibrant neighbourhoods of urban Sao Paulo, discover nature at its finest in Iguazu and head to Manaus to experience the amazing biodiversity of the Amazon. Finally, stroll along Copacabana beach in lively Rio de Janeiro. 

1st Day: UK/Ireland - Night on board

Arrival at UK/Ireland departure airport ready to check-in for a flight to Sao Paulo. Night on board.

Important: 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

Arrive in Sao Paulo, a vibrant financial centre which boasts both modern architecture and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Private transfer to the hotel.  If time allows, spend the rest of the day discovering the city and its sights such as the bustling Paulista Avenue, bursting with shops and museums. Overnight stay in Sao Paulo.

3rd Day: Sao Paulo

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, exploring the city. For a slice of nature among the urban sprawl, head to spacious Ibirapuera Park. Alternatively, culture vultures will love the city's art museums, most notably the Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand and the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, filled with the work for Brazil's most notable artists. Don't forget to visit the impressive Sao Paulo Cathedral, an icon of the city. Overnight stay in Sao Paulo.

4th Day: Sao Paulo - Iguazu

Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport for a flight to Iguazú, home to the bucket-list-worthy Iguazú Falls! Transfer to your hotel and, if the arrival time allows, the rest of the day is free at your leisure to explore the rainforest and soaking up the beautiful natural environment. Overnight stay in Iguazú.

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: Iguazu - Manaus

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for a flight to Manaus. On arriving in Manaus, transfer to the hotel and enjoy some free time to relax. If your arrival time allows, we suggest taking a trip to Ponta Negra beach. Take a stroll along the boardwalk and marvel at the beautiful contrast between the golden sands and black waters of the Rio Negro. A perfect place to watch the sunset. Overnight stay in Manaus. 

8th Day: Manaos - Amazon

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer deep into the Amazon rainforest to your lodge to begin your full-board stay. On arrival, enjoy a tropical welcome juice drink and get settled into your accommodation. Spend the remainder of the day discovering your surroundings and, in the evening, head out on an exciting night-time motorised canoe tour on the river. Look out for silent-moving alligators and listen to the amazing cacophony of wildlife sounds, accentuated in the darkness. Return to the lodge and overnight stay in the Amazon. 

* During your stay, the Lodge offers and organizations activities for adventurous visitors. These can be organized at the destination. All activities are carried out in the company of bilingual professional guides who have a solid knowledge of the local biodiversity.

The activities and the order can vary depending on the Lodge.

9th Day: Amazon

Full-board. Begin the day with an exciting jungle walk to experience the rich biodiversity of this region of the Amazon and to learn about the wide array of species that flourish in the unique rainforest environment. In the afternoon set off by boat to visit a local family, known as the 'Caboclos'. Receive a warm welcome as you learn about life in the Amazon and the local traditions, customs and history. You even have the chance to try your hand at piranha fishing, a common pursuit on the abundant waters of the Amazon river. Return to the lodge and enjoy a relaxing evening at your leisure. Overnight stay in the Amazon.

* During your stay, the Lodge offers and organizations activities for adventurous visitors. These can be organized at the destination. All activities are carried out in the company of bilingual professional guides who have a solid knowledge of the local biodiversity.

The activities and the order can vary depending on the Lodge.

10th Day: Amazon - Manaus - Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport for a flight to Rio de Janeiro. Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Get settled in before spending the rest of the day at your leisure, soaking up the vibrant atmosphere and gorgeous landscapes. Take a walk along the beachside promenade to watch the locals playing football on the beach. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

11th 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 half-day tour of Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer, a true symbol of the city. Head to the top of Corcovado Mountain, passing through the charming neighbourhood of Santa Teresa along the way, home of the Selaron Steps. Arrive at Christ the Redeemer, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and soak up the panoramic views and the landscapes of the Tijuca National Park. Observe the city from above and be sure to take some photos! Return to the hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day is at your leisure to experience the vibrant atmosphere of the city at your own pace. Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

12th Day: Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the hotel. Spend the day at your leisure, relaxing at your own pace, or enjoy an optional excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain for an unforgettable view of the city.* Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro.

Optional Excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain: 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. 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's skyline.

13th Day: Rio de Janeiro - Night on board

Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, private transfer to the airport for a flight to the UK/Ireland. Night on board.

14th Day: UK/Ireland

Arrive in the UK/Ireland and end your trip.

14 days trip including flights*

12 days and 11 nights in destination

1

LON - SAO

2

LON - SAO

Sao Paulo

3

Sao Paulo

4

Foz de Iguazú

5

Foz de Iguazú

6

Foz de Iguazú

7

Manaus

8

Amazon

9

Amazon

10

Rio de Janeiro

11

Rio de Janeiro

12

Rio de Janeiro

13

RIO - LON

14

RIO - LON

* It can change according to your date of travel

Accommodation: 11 Nights

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Included in all our trips

Available Activities

Activities availability is subject to departure dates and itinerary selected.
See the price of optional activities after selecting the date in the next step
Optional

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 12

The price includes

  • Included in all our trips. 
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  • Departure from the main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro - UK/Ireland.
  • Internal flights: Sao Paulo - Iguazú, Iguazú - Manaus, Manaus - Rio de Janeiro. *
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  • 11 nights hotel accommodation in Charm and Superior category hotels.
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  • 11 breakfasts and Full board in Amazon.
  • 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.

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.

ESTA here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/

eTA here: https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/visit-canada/eta.html

* 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
    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.

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office offer up-to-date travel advice by visiting www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.

 

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