Brazil | Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu Falls, Amazon River

8-days | 7-nights
TRAVEL STYLE

Shared

DIFFICULTY

Low

MIN. TRAVELERS

2 Passengers

$ 1849

Amazing Experience

Experience  Rio de Janeiro, you will visit Sugar Loaf and Corcovado Mountain, also the magnificent Iguazu Falls, and the city of Manaus in the Amazon Rainforest. You will stay at one of the best hotels in the heart of the Amazon.

What's Included

Meet & greet upon arrival at airport
Arrival and departure transfers
3 nights Rio de Janeiro at Windsor Leme Hotel or similar
2 nights Iguazu at Recanto Cataratas Thermas Resort or similar
2 nights in Amazonas at Amazon Ecopark Lodge or similar
Half-day tour of Sugarloaf Mountain
Half-day tour of Corcovado Mountain and Christ of Redeemer
Visit the H. Stern Museum
Half day guided tour of Brazilian side of the Falls
Half Day guided tour of Argentinean side of the Falls
Full-day Amazon Riverboat tour including Meeting of Waters & lunch
Half-day city tour of Manaus
Ground-transfers throughout the itinerary
Entrance fees included
English-Speaking Tour Guides
Hotel taxes

Services NOT included

Domestic flight: Rio de Janeiro(GIG) – Iguazu Falls (IGU)
*Proposed departure from Rio de Janeiro – 11:10 AM
Domestic flight: Iguazu Falls (IGU) – Manaus (MAO)
*Proposed departure from Iguazu Falls – 6:15 AM
Optional tours

RATES & DATES

Day by Day

While we intend to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour, you will be advised of any amendments.

DAY 1 | Arrival

Arrive in Rio and get settled into your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day to get acquainted with the neighborhood and the beautiful beach of Copacabana.
Meals: none

| Overnight in Rio de Janerio

DAY 2 |Rio de Janerio

Today you will take the cog railway to the peak of Corcovado Mountain, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer (voted one of the Seven Wonders of the World) overlooks the city from a height of 2,300 feet. Enjoy the panoramic view of Rio including its famous beaches and Guanabara Bay. Your descent will bring you through the lush Tijuca Forest, the world’s largest urban forest. Your tour guide will leave you at the Museum H. Stern to visit H. Stern Museum where you will admire the fascinating variety of raw gemstones and the creative process of exclusive collections and watch as metals and rough stones are transformed into works of art, luxury, and design.

| Overnight in Rio de Janerio
| Breakfast

DAY 3| Rio de Janerio

Enjoy your morning at leisure. This afternoon, you will be taken to the neighborhood of Urca to the base of Sugar Loaf Mountain. You’ll travel to the top in two steps by cable car, and enjoy splendid views of Guanabara Bay and its islands, the Rio-Niterói Bridge, Corcovado Mountain, Copacabana beach, the Santa Cruz fortress, and several beaches of Niterói.
This evening, a uniquely Brazilian experience – dinner at a local Churrascaria (barbecue) restaurant, followed by a passionate samba show at Plataforma 1. (Optional)

| Overnight in Rio de Janerio
| Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4| Rio de Janerio to Iguazu Falls

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take your flight to the amazing, awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, located at the border of Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. The Falls are one of nature’s most impressive achievements-the locals call them “Big Waters,” but you’ll call them simply unforgettable as you explore the Brazilian side of Iguazu. Comprising a spectacular display of 250 giant cascades twice the height of Niagara Falls, Iguacu Falls plunges over hard granite to a gorge 260 feet below. Nature’s incredible power is revealed in the thunderous roar of crashing water, and in the magic of the rainbow-colored mist that rises from the cliffs. This is a chance to see a Wonder of the World first-hand. The meeting, assistance, and transfers to your hotel.

| Overnight in Iguazu Falls
| Breakfast

DAY 5|Iguazu

Breakfast. Today, your adventure begins with a tour visiting the Argentina side of the Falls They are located inside Iguazu National Park, one of the first protected natural areas in America, declared Natural Patrimony of Humankind by Unesco. We will walk through the Inferior and Superior paths admiring the breathtaking 275 cascades which spread across a gulf of nearly 2 miles and pour past lush tropical vines as they crash into the waters below, paths which lead along the lush Tropical Basin to the spectacular “Devil’s Throat”.

| Overnight in Iguazu Falls
| Breakfast

DAY 6| Iguazu Falls to Manaus

Early this morning you’ll transfer to the airport for your flight to the city of Manaus, capital of the State of Amazonas. Check into the Tropical Hotel Manaus on the Rio Negro just before its confluence with the Amazon. This afternoon on your city tour, visit the rubber–boom era Opera House, Indian Museum, floating docks, and busy local market.

| Overnight in Manaus
| Breakfast

DAY 7|Manaus

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the international airport for your flight home.
This morning from your hotel’s docks, you’ll board an Amazon riverboat and cruise to the “meeting of the waters,” where the dark waters of the Rio Negro meet the muddy waters of the Rio Solimões, forming the Amazon River. The riverboat will stop and you’ll have a chance to hike through jungle terrain. After a delicious lunch featuring fresh local cuisine, you’ll have a closer look at the Amazon’s fauna and flora, exploring tiny branches of the river, returning to your hotel by late afternoon.

| Breakfast,Lunch

DAY 8|Departure

After breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the international airport for your flight home.

| Breakfast