Rio de Janiero’s famous icons include Copacabana, Sugar Loaf, Samba, Ipanema, Caipirinha cocktails, beach culture and of course the magnificent subtropical rainforests.
Half Day Corcovado Tour (Cog Wheel Train) This tour takes you via cog-wheeled train to Rio’s most important highlight – ‘Corcovado’, crowned by the magnificent statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy from atop some breathtaking views of the world’s most beautiful city. (Duration 4 hours: if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)
Half Day Sugar Loaf Tour(Cable Car) This half day tour starts in downtown Rio and takes you to Praia Vermelha to travel via cable car to the world famous Sugarloaf Mountain. After soaking in the bird’s eye view of the city and the ocean, you will not be able to resist whistling the tune – Girl from Ipanema as you wonder about nature’s fascinating artistry. (Duration 4 hours: please indicate to your Travel Consultant what time you prefer to reserve the tour, Private Activity)
Foz do Iguaçu on the Brazilian side and Puerto Iguazú on the Argentinean side are not just the gateways to the breathtakingly beautiful and awe inspiring waterfalls, but are also the nearest cities to the intersection of the borders of three countries that include Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.
Visit To The Brazilian Side Of Iguazu Waterfalls On this half day tour, take in the incredible panoramic view of Iguazu Waterfalls. From the amazing vantage points in Brazil, marvel at the sheer beauty and amazing magnitude of this natural wonder. (Duration 4 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)
Visit To The Argentine Side Of Iguazu Waterfalls Gain a deep perspective of the breathtaking waterfalls, recently named one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Three sets of trails and walkways allow you to explore the natural beauty of the falls and the surrounding jungle as you walk through the national park. On the lower circuit take in a view of the falls from below, feeling part of the natural surroundings, and sensing their great magnitude. The upper circuit takes you above the falls where you get a different perspective of the same waterfalls you just saw on the lower circuit. And no visit to Iguazu is complete without viewing the Devil’s Throat Falls, where you stand just feet from the thundering cascades of water tumbling to depths below. (09:00 to 15:00. Private Activity)
Nautical Adventure In Iguazu Enchance your visit to the Argentina side of the Iguazu Waterfalls with an exciting boat ride up under the falls. This short, yet adventurous boat-trip with a small group is sure to exhilarate as it approaches the roaring façade of the falls themselves. Prepare to get soaked, which is indeed a welcome refresher to the tropical heat! (Duration 10 minutes, Group Activity, Maximum 45 people in the boat, Combined with the Visit to the Argentine Side of Iguazu Waterfalls Activity)
As Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo is known for its economic importance, ethnic diversity and busy lifestyle.
São Paulo City Tour Discover the highlights of São Paulo on this privately guided tour. Visit the oldest train station in the city and the most emblematic buildings of the old downtown and the modern financial center. (Duration: 4 hours. Private Activity).
Pantanal North is a stunning tropical wetland with an amazing variety of animals. This remote region is truly a paradise for nature lovers and adventurers.
Araras Lodge (3-Nights Program) During your transfer to the Araras Pantanal Eco Lodge, admire the scenic view of the Transpantaneira Park Road. After your welcome drink you can hike to the Mirante da Garça, where you enjoy a spectacular view of the sunset. Admire the star-spattered skies and nocturnal jungle sounds during a thrilling night trek. Your second day begins with an early morning exploration of the private reserve’s local flora and fauna. After breakfast, go horseriding through grazing fields, woods and floodlands, before returning to relax in your eco abode, surrounded by untouched beauty. Your third day will allow you to soak up mangrove-lined banks and piranha-filled waters as you venture along Clarinho River by canoe. Enjoy a picnic barbecue before returning to the lodge. Witness the majestic sunrise of Mirante de Garça. On the fourth day, bid farewell to the Pantanal on one final hike after breakfast. As you drive back to Cuiabá, snap up some wonderful memories of this miraculous landscape. (Lunch is not included on Day 1).
Pousada Rio Mutum Eco-Lodge (3-Nights Program) During your stay experience the incredible natural beauty of the Pantanal. On day of arrival, 3-hour transfer from Cuiabá airport to Pousada do Rio Mutum. Enjoy the beautiful grounds of the pousada and don’t miss tasting the delicious piranha soup at dinner! On day 2, after a nutritive breakfast, discover the wonders of nature by horseback in the surroundings of Siá Mariana bay. You will be amazed by the amount of birds, animals and reptiles that can be observed. In the afternoon, boat ride for a photographic safari on the crystal clear waters of the Mutum River where you can see stingrays, giant otters and shoals of small fish, and a large variety of birds. After dinner, you might be able to spot some animals on the jeep tour. On the third day, a morning hike through the jungle and the open fields. In the afternoon, discover the birds and wildlife by boat, and enjoy a unique sunset by fishing piranhas. In the evening, cayman feeding with the piranhas and nocturnal wildlife spotting. On the last day, wake up very early to canoe the Mutum river to admire the sunrise.
An Amazonas Cruise takes you into the heart of the Amazon rainforest with unparalleled biodiversity.
Amazon Clipper Premium Fleet (3-Nights Program) Sail away towards the Amazon River on your first day aboard the Amazon Clipper! After an introduction into the ecology of this diverse region, enjoy a caipirinha while watching the sunset. As the night sky darkens, with the help of spotlights, you can see some of the inhabitants of this diverse ecosystem. Your second day will provide you with a chance to explore ponds and rivers by canoe and spot tropical birds, such as parrots or toucans. After breakfast, marvel at the diverse plant kingdom of the jungle. In the afternoon, the boat reaches Anavilhanas National Park, one of the largest fresh water archipelagos. The third day starts with piranha fishing, followed by a visit to a local community, who will share their traditional wisdom of the local fruits and plants, and explain how they are used and prepared. After lunch, go swimming or relax at the white sandy beach before embarking on another canoe excursion. Your fourth day will take you to Lake January Ecological Park where wild animals roam, and beautiful giant water lilies bloom. After breakfast, the boat reaches the ‘Meeting of the Waters’, where the muddy Amazon River and the dark Rio Negro River flow side by side, before finally infusing together after several miles. On your way back to Manaus, experience the iconic urban sights, including the market, the Opera and the old customs house.
Manaus is the gateway to the beauty and nature of the Brazilian Amazon. Known as the “Heart of the Amazon,” the city welcomes jungle explorers.
Manaus City Tour Explore Manaus’ past and present on this engaging tour of the city. Visit the Municipal Market home to a large variety of stunning regional products including fish, fruits and herbs found only in the Amazon. View the Government Place and typical houses built on stilts over the many creeks that traverse the region before visiting the floating docks, symbols of Manaus’ commercial connection to the rivers of the Amazon. Finish at the Amazon Opera House, the primary symbol of the city’s golden age during the rubber boom at the end of the 19th century. Admire the splendor of that epic period. (Duration 4 hours, if you have a preference for timing, please tell your travel consultant at the time of booking, otherwise our team will schedule the tour at the best available time. Private Activity)
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Option 1 From $ 7,690 /person
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