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Brazil in a nutshell: Iguacu Falls, Amazon & Rio

12 days from €5,345pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Listen to the roar and feel the spray of the mighty Iguacu Falls.

  • Take a motorised canoe through the steamy Amazon with your local guide.

  • Soak up the iconic views of one of the world's most beautiful cities, Rio.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Iguaçu Falls
  • Manaus
  • Amazon Lodge
  • Manaus
  • Rio de Janeiro

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from Ireland.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Iguaçu Falls.

Day 2 Iguaçu Falls

Iguaçu Falls

Arrive in Brazil today and take a connecting flight to the Iguacu Falls. You will be met at the airport and driven to your hotel in private vehicle. This afternoon is yours to explore, take a wander up close to the falls on the Brazilian side, or even fly over in a helicopter.

Day 3 Iguaçu Falls

Iguaçu Falls

Enjoy a half day private guided tour of the Argentinian side of the Falls, which offers a great contrast to the Brazilian side. In the afternoon you could visit the bird park close to your hotel to spot some superb Brazilian species.

Day 4 Manaus

Iguaçu Falls , Manaus

Today you head north to the intriguing city of Manaus, once referred to as the Paris of America during its heyday during the rubber boom, this city is now one of faded grandeur.

Day 5 Amazon Lodge

Manaus , Amazon Lodge

This morning you have more time to explore the city, why not visit the impressive Opera House. In the afternoon journey by road and river into the heart of the Amazon for your stay at Amazon Lodge.


Day 6 Amazon Lodge

Amazon Lodge

Enjoy excursions into the jungle, you'll try out some piranha fishing and try and spot pink river dolphin.


Day 7 Amazon Lodge

Amazon Lodge

Another day in the jungle, meet a local family and weave your way through the waterways by canoe.


Day 8 Rio de Janeiro

Amazon Lodge , Manaus , Rio de Janeiro

Today you will return to Manaus to continue with your trip. You'll fly south to one of the world's greatest cities - Rio de Janeiro.

Day 9 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

This morning you will head out on an exciting jeep tour of Rio's most iconic sights - Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain and the Rio's botanical gardens.

Day 10 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Free day in Rio to stroll along the beaches or arrange further tours - you could try a typical cookery class or spend the night listening to Samba at a local venue.

Day 11 International return flight

Rio de Janeiro , International return flight

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Day 12 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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Iguaçu Falls
Rio de Janeiro