BRILLIANT BRAZIL
A magic carpet ride through spectacular scenery, historic towns, leading to the feast that is Rio De Janeiro.
BRILLIANT BRAZIL
IGUASSU FALLS, SALVADOR DE BAHIA, RIO DE JANEIRO
9 Days

Brazil’s beauty and vibrancy is hard to match in any other country. It really has a bounty of nature’s finest work, (including the locals) and man’s architectural masterpieces. This journey takes you from the mighty Iguassu Falls, to the African cultural heart in Salvador, before culminating in the excitement and energy of Rio. The biggest country in South America really knows how to show off. Prepare to be impressed!

Tour Highlights
  • GUIDED TOURING ON ARGENTINA AND BRAZILLIAN IGUAZU FALLS
  • SALVADOR DE BAHIA
  • RIO DE JANEIRO

Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    Brazil, South America

  • What
    :

    Nature, History and Culture

MOVE

Music is a constant in everyday life in Brazil. In religion, in rhythms, in the food and in the football and the cultural identity. It’s hard to stand still with music your Invitation to get up, get out, get active, or just dance.

CARNIVALE

We’ve included a special, behind the scenes, look at Carnivale.
You can see the real floats and costumes from previous years, and watch as new ones are being made for the next one.

Itinerary

Arrive in Iguazu. Transfer to hotel.

Full day guided tour of the Argentine side of the Falls. Visit Devil’s Throat, the most impressive waterfall where a catwalk rising 1100 metres from the Iguazu River will lead you to the magnificent views of the largest and most striking waterfall where you will feel all the power and magic of that unforgettable destination.

Half day Brazilian falls tour. 90% of the falls are within Argentina, so Brazillian’s claim theirs is the better view. Judge for yourself on today’s guided tour.

Fly to Salvador for a walking tour culminating in the
historical centre of Pelourinho, the largest assemblage of colonial buildings in Latin America and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stroll the colonial district’s cobbled stone streets, flanked by houses in pastel shades and visit the exuberant São Francisco church, the most ornate Baroque church in Brazil.

Head to the tranquil fishing village of Praia do Forte, home to some of Bahia’s best beaches. Visit the ruins of the imposing Garcia D’Ávila castle (1556), once home to the largest landowner in the New World. Visit the TAMAR Project, dedicated to sea turtle preservation.

Fly to Rio and transfer to your hotel. There is no other place in Rio that embodies the happiness of the Brazilian people more than Lapa’s nightlife scene. Once the sun goes down this normally quiet neighbourhood turns into a bustling and vibrant area full of restaurants, nightclubs and bars. The streets fill with cariocas and gringos alike, who flock to this Rio nightlife Mecca with one thing in mind…fun!! Head right to the heart of the action where your local guides will accompany you to Rio Scenarium – an unusual bar which is a mix between an antique shop and an auction room – where the locals come to listen to
traditional Brazilian jazz and samba. (B)

A fun day starts with pick up in an open jeep, where you will be taken to the stunning Tijuca Atlantic Forest, the largest urban forest in the world, with magnificent views of Ipanema and Copacabana beaches. Visit the Corcovado Mountain, home to Christ the
Redeemer statue – recently named one of the 7 New Wonders of the World”. After lunch, the tour continues up to the Sugar Loaf Mountain, which has become an iconic symbol of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Half day Carnival behind the scenes – Watch real floats up close and see Carnival costumes from the past Carnival or being prepared for the next one, while learning about unique percussion instruments that hammer out that irresistible samba beat. (B)

Transfer to the airport with English speaking driver. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Prices per person twin share

    from $3,090

    All prices are per person based on twin share.
    Subject to availability and seasonal increases
    Valid for travel till May 2018
    Call us for single traveller prices

    INCLUSIONS
    Good quality, well located private accommodation
    All transfers with English speaking driver/guide
    Meals as listed (B,L,D)
    Sightseeing as listed with English speaking guides

    *Note: Flights are not included, as we can often get better deals for you if we include them with your international ticket.

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