Unraveling Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçú, Amazon rainforest and Salvador!

Unraveling Brazil. This 14 days tour begins in Rio de Janeiro, with its beaches, forests, mountains, slums, bars, theaters and restaurants. In Foz do Iguaçu,  80 meters high waterfalls and its rich fauna and flora will enchant you with landscapes that will never fade from your memories. The travel continues towards the largest rainforest on the planet. The Amazon rainforest is where you will discover unique vegetations and animals in the world. Finally, in Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, you will discover not only the history of the city, but also its traditions, culture and gastronomy that will leave an unforgettable memory of the journey.

This is the ideal itinerary for those who visit the country for the first time. Ask for a quote!

Via: Rio de Janeiro - Foz do Iguaçú - Amazônia - Salvador


Day 01

Arrival – Rio de Janeiro
Arrival at the airport of Rio de Janeiro. Private reception and transfer to the Hotel.
Rest of the day off.
Included: Private transfer airport > Hotel + Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Rio de Janeiro

Day 02

Tour in Rio de Janeiro
Day of sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro:
• Sugar Loaf: the famous Sugar Loaf cable car is the most used to reach the top of that mountain of 1296 m above sea level. The Hill offers a 360-degree view, where you can enjoy the beautiful rainforest, beaches and a part of the great metropolis.
• Christ the Redeemer: one of the postcards of the Wonderful City. The Christ Redeemer, with its 98 ft high, is located on the Hill of Corcovado Mountain in the Tijuca Rainforest. Is there, with his arms wide, that he welcomes all those who arrive in this town.
• Favela: the favelas (slums), with its colorful little houses embedded in the hills, are a part of the beautiful surroundings. A visit to one of these “favelas” allows the visitor the contact with humble, happy and privileged people – for the view they have of the wonderful city. In addition, it is possible to meet the work developed by various ONGs in those communities.
Included: Visits to the Sugar Loaf, Christ the Redeemer and Favela, private + Entries in Corcovado and Sugar Loaf + Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Rio de Janeiro.

Day 03

Rio de Janeiro.
Free day in Rio de Janeiro.
Take the opportunity to relax in one of its magnificent beaches.
Included: Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Rio de Janeiro.

Day 04

End of stay in Rio and departure for Iguazu.
Morning free in Rio de Janeiro.
At the schedule time, private transfer to the airport.
Flight to Iguassu Falls.
Private reception and transfer to the Hotel.
Included: Flight Rio > Iguaçu + Private transfers (hotel > airport > hotel) + Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu.

Day 05

Foz do Iguaçu visits
Day of sightseeing in Foz do Iguaçu – Argentine side:
• Transfer to the Argentine side. Once in the Argentine National Park, board a train that has as destination the “Garganta del Diablo”, where a 1.200 meter walkway will lead you to an impressive view of the Devil’s Throat. After enjoying the scenery, board again on the train until the first station        to start a walk of 3.2 km (upper and lower circuit) through the footpaths and walkways that provide a different and more complete view of the Falls.
• Bird Park: located in front of the Iguazu National Park, on the Brazilian side. More than 900 birds from 180 different species live in the Park, which has 17 hectares of native vegetation.
Included: visits mentioned in private + Entries in the National Park and the Bird Park + Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Iguaçu.

Day 06

From Iguaçu to Manaus
Visits in Iguaçu – Brazilian side:
• Iguaçu National Park: it is one of the most beautiful natural parks in the world, with 275 waterfalls. These occupy a 3 km extension on the border between Brazil and Argentina. On the Brazilian Side, the ride lasts 2 to 4 hours. This side will give you a best panoramic view of the Falls, replete with waterfalls that reach approximately 80 meters high.
Transfer to Iguaçu Airport.
Flight to Manaus.
Private reception and transfer to the Hotel.
Included: Visits mentioned in private + Entries to the Falls – Brazilian Side + Pirvate transfer to Iguaçu Airport + Flight Iguaçu > Manaus + Private transfer airport > Hotel in Manaus + Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Iguaçu, Manaus.

Day 07

Welcome to the Jungle!
Transfer to the Lodge.
During the journey, visitors (depending on the Lodge):
• Meeting of the Waters: unique phenomenon in the world, where the rivers Negro and Solimões meet but don`t mix, reaching a distance of more than 10km.
• Observation of nocturnal animals: at night, the silence makes it possible to listen to the different sounds of the forest. The main attraction is the “capture” of caimans.
Included: visits mentioned, in private + Transfer (in small groups) Manaus > Lodge + Accommodation with breakfast + Dinner at the Lodge.
Visited: Manaus, Amazon

Day 08

Discovering the Amazon
Visiting day on Amazon:
• Jungle Walk accompanied by a specialized guide, where you can appreciate all the beauty and feel the energy of the Amazon rainforest.
• Tour in motorized canoe for Piranha fishing.
• Observation of the Amazon sunset.
Included: visits mentioned, in small groups, with specialized guide + Accommodation with full board.
Visited: Amazon.

Day 09

Last day in the Jungle
Visiting day on Amazon:
• Ride in canoe paddle for birding and pink dolphins observation.
• Output in motorized canoe to visit the native’s house where you can learn a little about their culture and customs.
• Output to overnight in the jungle: during the walk to the point chosen for the camp will be taught theoretical survival instructions, how to get water, food, first aid, etc. Overnight stay in hammocks with mosquito nets.
Included: visits mentioned, in small groups = Accommodation with full board.
Visited: Amazon

Day 10

Back to Manaus and flight to Salvador
At the scheduled time, private transfer to the airport.
Flight to Salvador.
Reception at the airport and transfer to the Hotel.
Included: Private transfers Hotel > airport > Hotel + Flight to Salvador + Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Amazone – Manaus – Salvador

Day 11

Day of sightseeing in the city of Salvador:
• Visit of the “Upper Town”: walking through the city center through the streets and alleys of the famous Pelourinho historic district, listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site and considered as the largest collection of colonial architecture from the 17th and 18th centuries still existing. That’s where you will find the Church of São Francisco, considered the country’s richest Baroque work.
• Visit of the “Lower Town”: coastal area of the city of Salvador, linked to “Uper Town” by the Lacerda Elevator. Here one can visit the Church of Senhor do Bonfim – one of the symbols of religious syncretism in the city – and the Mercado Modelo, a traditional craft center.
Included: Visits mentioned in private + Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Salvador.

Day 12

Salvador – Free
Free day in Salvador.
Visit options:
• Praia do Forte: visit the Tamar Project – one of the most visited centers of the world, due to his biodiversity. In an area of 10.000 square meters, you can see 4 of 5 species of sea turtles in different stages of the life cycle.
• If your journey takes place between the months of July and October and depending on weather conditions, it is recommended to visit the Humpback Whale Institute.
Included: Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Salvador.

Day 13

Salvador – Departure
At the schedule time, private transfer to the airport of Salvador for your international flight.
Included: Private transfer Hotel > airport + Accommodation with breakfast.
Visited: Salvador, Departure.

General Info

– 12 nights of accommodation in Hotel and/or Pousada, with breakfast, based on double occupancy.
– All domestic flights + airport’s fees.
– All transfers, in private (except in Amazon: regular transfer).
– Visits mentioned in the itinerary, in private (except in Amazon: visits in small groups with an english guide).
– All entrance fees on the tours listed.

– Flights from your city of origin (consult us).
– Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
– Tip and personal expenses.
– Travel Insurance (consult us).