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Classic Brazil: Rio, Iguacu Falls, Salvador and beach

9 days from $4,100pp

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

    Places visited:

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Iguacu
  • Iguazu
  • Salvador
  • Praia do Forte
  • Visit the iconic Sugarloaf 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.

Audley Travel specialist Michael

What our specialists say...

An exciting introduction to Brazil, taking in the sites and sounds of the magnificent city of Rio, the mighty Iguacu Falls, the colonial city of Salvador with its African influenced food and music, and ending with some relaxation on the beach. This is a great option for those visiting Brazil for the first time as it focuses on the country's most well known highlights and includes time with local guides to get a real feel and understanding for each place.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Iguacu
  • Iguazu
  • Iguacu
  • Salvador
  • Praia do Forte
  • Salvador

Itinerary idea in detail

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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. This afternoon admire the views of Rio from your rooftop pool or stroll along the Copacabana to watch the sun set.

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Day 2 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Private guided tour of Rio's highlights, including a trip up Sugar Loaf Mountain, the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer and a tasty BBQ lunch.

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Day 3 Iguazu

Rio de Janeiro , Iguacu , Iguazu

Morning flight to the Iguacu Falls and transfer across the border into Argentina. Take a private guided tour of the Argentine side of the falls and spend the night in a nearby hotel.

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Day 4 Salvador

Iguazu , Iguacu , Salvador

This morning cross the border back into Brazil for your private tour of this side of the mighty falls. You will then take an indirect flight to Salvador, with its African rhythms. Tonight you'll take in a traditional folkloric show which includes the dramatic martial arts dance 'capoeira.'

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Day 5 Salvador

Salvador

Enjoy a half day private guided tour of Salvador, including a visit to the All Saints Bay, the cobbled streets of Pelourinho lined with colorful buildings and the resplendent Baroque church of Sao Francisco.

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Day 6 Praia do Forte

Salvador , Praia do Forte

Private transfer along the coast to your hotel in the beach town of Praia do Forte.

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Day 7 Praia do Forte

Praia do Forte

At leisure at the beach. You might like to visit the local turtle project.

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Day 8 Praia do Forte

Praia do Forte

At leisure at the beach: this area is great for wind surfing or you can explore the little village with its shops and restaurants.

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Day 9 Return home

Praia do Forte , Salvador

Private transfer back to Salvador for your onward flight.

Audley Travel specialist Michael
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