10 days / 9 nights

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Iguassu Falls
  • Bahia

Day 1

RIO DE JANEIRO

Welcome to Rio de Janeiro, the city of mountains and sea, samba and carnival, and a relaxed way of life. You are transferred to your hotel along Copacabana Beach.

Day 2

RIO DE JANEIRO (B)

Today your guide will take you on a full day city tour starting at Corcovado (Christ Statue). From here admire the fantastic combination of beaches, deep Blue waters, mountains, forests and urban areas. Next you will have a city tour that includes the bohemian neighborhood of Santa Teresa which has become Rio´s Soho. In the afternoon, board the famous cable car that will whisk you to the top of The Sugar Loaf Mountain.

Day 3

RIO DE JANEIRO (B)

Today saddle up for a half-day off-Road Jeep tour to the Parque Nacional da Tijuca / Tijuca National Forest is the only national forest found in the middle of a city in the world. The tour makes one see the city from another angle and realize how incredible it is for a city to have an atlantic forest within easy reach to all. On the way, a stop at Vista Chinesa/Chinese View with a panorama of Rio – the bay, Sugar Loaf and Corcovado and the beaches of Ipanema and Leblon. Further on we pass by the Mesa do Imperador / Emperor´s Table where the royal family used to picnic. Entering the park gate, a short stop at the Taunay Waterfall known as Cascatinha and the quaint Mayrink Chapel. Stopping the vehicle at a clearing, tour members will take a trail for a level ground trek, it is difficult to believe that one is in the middle of a cosmopolitan city such as Rio de Janeiro. While trekking, the guide will give explanations on the tropical forest and its importance.

Day 4

RIO DE JANEIRO – IGUASSU FALLS (B)

Transfer to the airport for a flight to your next destination Iguassu Falls.

Iguassu Falls, located in the Parana State, is itself an attraction. Iguassu Falls is the municipality where the main tourist attractions go hand-in-hand with the most exuberant scenery provided by nature and mankind. In the "Land of the Falls", it is possible to take in the splendor of the native and man-made forests, rivers and lakes, and still in this ecological paradise, have the opportunity to shop for the most varied products, not only in Iguassu Falls but in Ciudad del Leste (Paraguay) and Puerto Iguaçu (Argentina) as well.

After Arrival you will escorted by our guide to the Hotel. In the morning: tour of the Brazilian side of the Falls - Tour starts walking from the Hotel. Located inside the Brazilian side of National Iguassu Park, a walk is undertaken inside the sub-tropical forest during 45 minutes.

Day 5

IGUASSU FALLS (B)

Today, visit Iguassu from the Argentine side for a more extensive experience of the falls and surrounding rainforest. Walk along the lower and upper trails and take a train ride to the crashing spray of Devil's Throat, and follow boardwalks to the brink of the falls, for many fantastic.

Day 6

Transfer to the airport for a flight to your next destination Salvador. After arrival you will be escorted to the city hotel. Bahia represents the cultural soul of Brazil. All the components that give this nation its special flavor and flair—music, dance, literature, cuisine, folklore and faith—were greatly influenced by Bahia. Here, the traveler will discover a city rich in heritage and tradition. The area is also famous for its beautiful beaches and islands, many of which offer remote and undisturbed solitude.

Day 7

SALVADOR DA BAHIA (B)

In the morning, you will be guided on a half-day tour of Bahia. Historical museums, colonial mansions and some of the oldest churches in Brazil are included in this tour. Salvador was the first capital of Brazil, administering the colony from 1549 to 1763. During the ensuing booms fueled by sugarcane, cocoa, lumber and coffee, Bahia became one of Brazil's wealthiest states. This faded wealth is still evident in the beautiful baroque churches and buildings that dot the city.

Day 8

SALVADOR – BEACH RESORT (B,L)

Today you will visit the Reconcavo Baiano: Area surrounding the Bay of All Saints, considered the second major agriculture center in Colonial Brazil. You leave the city behind and drive through oldest farmland in Brazil, land of sugar-cane plantations, peaceful colonial towns and busy country markets. Then you arrive to CACHOEIRA - National Historic City – Monument, known as the Bahia's Ouro Preto.

You have lunch at an old colonial farm. Thereafter, walking tour around the cobblestones streets of this enchanting City, visiting some of its attractions such as local old market; old city hall and jail; holy house of Misericordity, Boa Morte Sisterhood and a cigar hand-made factory (Closed on Sundays and Mondays) among others. Afterwards you will be escorted to your Beach Resort located at the Itapuã Beach.

Day 9

BEACH RESORT (B)

Day at leisure. Enjoy your free time at the Beach.

Day 10

BEACH RESORT – BACK HOME

In the Morning time for Leisure. In the Afternoon you will be escorted to the Airport to Take you flight back home!

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