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Rio de Janeiro, Iguassu Falls, Salvador da Bahia, Brasília, Amazon River (air quoted separately)

Day 1: Flight, USA – Rio de Janeiro
Depart on an overnight flight to Rio de Janeiro, A Cidade Maravilhosa — the Marvelous City.

Day 2, Rio de Janeiro
Arrive in Rio and get settled into your hotel. This afternoon, you will be taken to the neighborhood of Urca to the base of Sugar Loaf Mountain. You’ll travel all the way 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. (B)

Day 3, Rio de Janeiro
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. (B)

Day 4, Rio de Janeiro
Today you will visit various points of interest in the city of Rio de Janeiro using the Metro system, with your English-speaking guide. (B)

Day 5, Flight, Rio de Janeiro–Iguassu Falls
This morning after breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguassu Falls, one of the world’s most beautiful natural spectacles. After hotel check-in and lunch, you'll visit the Brazilian side of the falls this afternoon. For those staying at the Orient Express Hotel das Cataratas, the independent walking tour begins on the path in front of your hotel. If you're staying at the Bourbon or other hotel, you will be brought inside the Brazilian National Park, and will be given ample time to walk along the path and enjoy this amazing site. (B)

Day 6, Iguassu Falls
The Argentine side of the falls offers a different perspective. This morning after breakfast, pass over the Iguassu River into Argentina. Walk through the Argentine National Park to the catwalk overlooking the Devil’s Throat, the most breathtaking view of the falls where the thundering water plunges 235 feet to the river below. This afternoon is free. You may wish to visit Itaipu Dam or a Paraguayan market.(B)

Day 7, Flight, Iguassu Falls–Salvador da Bahia
This morning after breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to Brazil's first capital city, Salvador da Bahia. Check into hotel, rest of day at leisure. (B)

Day 8, Salvador da Bahia
Today you will tour the largest and best preserved complex of colonial architecture in the Americas – the famous Pelourinho district. Walk through the narrow, cobbled streets lined with fine colonial houses painted in pastel shades, and visit several churches including the spectacularly ornate Church of São Francisco, the finest example of of Baroque churches in Brazil. This evening you’ll enjoy Bahia by Night, Dinner & Show. You’ll dine on fine Bahian cuisine, and then see a fabulous show of Capoeira, a deadly acrobatic martial art originating from the Bantus of Angola. (B, D)

Day 9, Flight, Salvador – Brasília
This morning after breakfast, you'll transfer to the airport for your flight to Brasília, one of the world’s most modern capital cities, and then check into your room at the luxurious Blue Tree Park, adjacent to the President’s residence, the Palácio da Alvorada. In the afternoon, embark on an architecturally exciting city tour of Brasília. Points of interest include the legislative buildings (convex and concave domes), the Presidential Palace, the Supreme Court and the Ministries (18 identical buildings). (B)

Day 10, Flight, Brasília–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 five-star Tropical Hotel Manuas 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. (B)

Day 11, Manaus
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. (B, L)

Day 12, Flight, Manaus–USA
Relax and enjoy this morning. Your airport transfer and homebound flight depart this afternoon. (B)

Tour Features Include:

  • Private airport transfers with baggage handling
  • Services of local tour guides
  • Hotel taxes
  • Extra Nights Available
  • Meals as indicated (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
  • 3 nights Rio de Janeiro
  • Sugarloaf Mountain Tour via cable car, SIB (seat in bus)
  • Corcovado Mountain & Tijuca Forest, SIB (seat in bus)
  • Rio by Night at Plataforma 1, including Churrascaria dinner & show, SIB (seat in bus)
  • 2 nights Iguassu Falls
  • Independent walking tour of Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls
  • Tour of Argentine side of Iguassu Falls, Private basis
  • 2 nights Salvador da Bahia
  • Historic City Tour of Salvador, SIB (Seat in Bus)
  • Bahia by Night, with Bahian dinner and Capoeira Show, SIB (Seat in Bus)
  • 1 night Brasília
  • City Tour of Brasília
  • 2 nights Manaus, Amazonas
  • City Tour of Manaus, including Opera House and Indian Museum, Private Basis
  • Amazon Riverboat Tour including Meeting of Waters & lunch, SIB (Seat in Boat)

Tour Prices (per person, US$) DBL SGL TPL
Deluxe Package $2,675 $4,449 $2,169
First-Class Package $2,299 $3,889 $1,949
Deluxe Package Hotels
Rio de Janeiro Porto Bay Rio Internacional
Salvador da Bahia Pestana Bahia
Brasília Royal Tulip Brasília
Iguassu Falls Hotel das Cataratas
Manaus Tropical Hotel Manaus
First-Class Package Hotels
Rio de Janeiro Golden Tulip Regente
Iguassu Falls Bourbon Cataratas
Salvador da Bahia Bahia Othon
Brasília Kubitschek Plaza
Manaus Go Inn Manaus

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Add Nights in the Amazon Jungle:

  • Pick-up from Tropical Hotel docks or airport, transport to the lodge via riverboat.
  • Nights as indicated at Juma Amazon Lodge
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) and activities included
  • Activities include Jungle Trekking, Piranha Fishing, Alligator spotting, visit to jungle natives, Sunrise Tour, depending on length of stay
  • Drop-off at Tropical Hotel docks or airport
Juma Amazon Lodge (per person, US$) DBL SGL
2-days/1-night $539 $643
3-days/2-nights $746 $952
4-days/3-nights $944 $1,253

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