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Classic Brazil

12 days from CAD6,645pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

Itinerary highlights

  • Visit the iconic Sugar Loaf Mountain and statue of Christ the Redeemer.

  • Hear the mighty roar and feel the spray of the immense Iguacu Falls.

  • Stroll through the cobbled streets of Salvador, escaping its hustle and bustle with time in its churches and museums.

  • Try some fresh coconut water straight from the coconut while strolling along white sand beaches.

Price includes

In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Iguaçu Falls
  • Salvador
  • Maceió
  • Casa Acayu
  • Recife

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Day 1 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Upon arrival in Rio today you will be met and driven to your hotel in private vehicle.

Day 2 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Enjoy a private guided tour of Rio's highlights, including a trip by cable car up Sugar Loaf Mountain, the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer and a tasty BBQ lunch in a traditional Churrascaria.

Day 3 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Free day in Rio to stroll along the beaches or arrange further tours - you could take a street art tour or try a typical cookery class.

Day 4 Iguaçu Falls

Rio de Janeiro , Iguaçu Falls

Today you will fly to Iguacu where you will be met and taken to your hotel. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the superb views on the Brazilian side of the falls, right outside your hotel.

Day 5 Iguaçu Falls

Iguaçu Falls

Enjoy a half day private tour of the Argentine side of the falls today, which offers spectacular contrasts, and the opportunity to get up close to the falls.

Day 6 Salvador

Iguaçu Falls , Salvador

Today you will fly north to the city of Salvador in the state of Bahia. Transfer to your hotel in the charming historic centre of the city.

Day 7 Salvador

Salvador

Private guided tour of Salvador's key sights, including a visit to the All Saints Bay, the cobbled streets of the Pelourinho lined with colourful buildings and the Baroque church of Sao Francisco.

Day 8 Salvador

Salvador

Free day to further explore Salvador at your own leisure - you may wish to visit the handicrafts market or experience a folkloric dance show.

Day 9 Casa Acayu

Salvador , Maceió , Casa Acayu

Today you head for the beaches of Brazil's northeastern coast. A direct flight from Salvador takes you to Maceio, where you're met by a driver who'll take you the rest of the way (about an hour and a half's drive) to Casa Acayu. Your pousada is a lovely hideaway set just back from the beach enveloped by swaying palm trees. You'll have some time to relax and enjoy the laid-back culture of northern Brazil.

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Day 10 Casa Acayu

Casa Acayu

Take it easy on the beach or get out and explore the other nearby beaches in a buggy.

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Day 11 Casa Acayu

Casa Acayu

Continue to soak up the sun and enjoy the cool breeze or hit the water in a kayak or on a standup paddleboard.

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Day 12 Return home

Casa Acayu , Recife

Take a private transfer back to Natal in time for your indirect flight home.

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