Delve into the delights of Brazil! Begin your tour at the gateway to the Amazon, cruising into the heart of the rainforest to discover its unique biodiversity, ethnic communities and 19th century architectural remains. Next on your itinerary, the coastal jewel of Salvador da Bahia offers colonial heritage and a vibrant art and culture scene while Praia do Forte boasts rich natural history and a host of amazing aquatic life. End your Brazil tour in the iconic beaches of Rio de Janeiro, soaking in the carnivalesque spirit of the unofficial capital city.

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Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 2ManausOpera House, Ecotourism, Meeting of the WatersTropical Manaus Ecoresort
2 - 6Amazonas CruiseAmazon Rainforest, Wildlife, Immense Biodiversity, CruisesMotor Yacht Tucano
6 - 7ManausOpera House, Ecotourism, Meeting of the WatersVilla Amazonia
7 - 8San Salvador da BahiaPortuguese colonial heritage, Afro-Brazilian culture & arts, BeachesWish Hotel Da Bahia, Casa Do Amarelindo
8 - 12Praia do FortePicturesque Seaside town, Endangered sea turtles & birdlife, Hiking & Water sportsPorto da Lua Pousada, Tivoli Ecoresort Praia do Forte
12 - 15Rio de JaneiroSugarloaf Mountain, Corcovado National Park, Christ The RedeemerHilton Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, Belmond Copacabana Palace

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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 2

International arrival

Drive from Manaus Airport to Hotel with a guide.

Manaus

1 Day

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.

Hotel Options
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleResort
Day 2 - 6

Drive from downtown Manaus to Meeting Point at Hotel Tropical Ecoresort (20 minutes)

Amazonas Cruise

4 Days

An Amazonas Cruise takes you into the heart of the Amazon rainforest with unparalleled biodiversity.

Included Activities

Motor Yacht Tucano (4-Nights Program)
During your cruise explore the Rio Negro and Amazon Rivers. Experienced naturalists guide you on this epic adventure. On day one depart from Manaus in the afternoon and head north up the Rio Negro. On day two travel through the Anavilhanas Archipelago disembarking for different excursions through the rainforest. Day three starts back down the Rio Negro, stopping along the way for excursions into the jungle. On day four view the meeting of the Rio Negro and Amazon River with their different color waters side by side without mixing for several kilometers. Finally, on day five return to Manaus in the morning. (For more detailed information on all the activities offered by Motor Yacht Tucano please visit the website: http://naturetours.com/amazon-odyssey-cruise.html)

Hotel Options
Room
MealsFull Board plus Activities
Day 6 - 7

Drive from Meeting Point at Hotel Tropical Ecoresort to downtown Manaus (20 minutes)

Manaus

1 Day

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.

Hotel Options
Villa Amazonia – Opt 1
RoomSuperior
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 7 - 8

Drive from Hotel to Manaus Airport with a guide

Flight from Manaus to Salvador da Bahia via Brasilia

Transfer from Salvador da Bahia Airport to Hotel with Guide

San Salvador da Bahia

1 Day

The brilliant coastal jewel of San Salvador da Bahia has many firsts attached to it. Established in the mid-16th Century by the Portuguese, it was one of the first colonial cities of the New World and the first Brazilian capital.

Included Activities

Historic Highlights Of Salvador De Bahia
Discover the fascinating history of this pulsating city on this half day tour. One of the oldest colonial cities to be established in the Americas, Salvador traces its roots to the 16th century Portuguese fortress of São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos. Enjoy a walk along the bay before making your way down tree-lined avenues to reach Pelourinho. It is not surprising that the spectacular and well-preserved colonial architecture surrounding this city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a turn around this magnificent town square, admiring all its grand old colonial buildings. Stop by the glorious São Francisco Church, with its extravagant gold leaf baroque designs, before heading to the Largo do Pelourinho, at the heart of this old neighbourhood. (Half Day; Private Activity & Transfers; Fitness Level: Easy; Please bring comfortable walking shoes. Please note that on Sundays, this tour is available only in the morning).

Hotel Options
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
RoomSuperior Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
Day 8 - 12

Drive from Salvador da Bahia to Praia do Forte (85 km, 1.5 hrs)

Praia do Forte

4 Days

Praia do Forte is a pretty little Brazilian beach town just north of San Salvador, along a coconut and mango grove lined road. Part of the colorful Bahia region, this is a popular seaside tourist destination with sustainable ecological projects.

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Room
MealsBreakfast
StyleBoutique
RoomSuperior Room
MealsHalf Board (Breakfast & Dinner)
StyleBeach Resort
Day 12 - 15

Drive from Praia do Forte to Salvador da Bahia (85 km, 1.5 hrs)

Flight from Salvador da Bahia to Rio de Janeiro

Transfer to Hotel

Rio de Janeiro

3 Days

Rio de Janiero’s famous icons include Copacabana, Sugar Loaf, Samba, Ipanema, Caipirinha cocktails, beach culture and of course the magnificent subtropical rainforests.

Included Activities

Half Day Santa Teresa Tour
Few neighborhoods in Rio offer the physical beauty, history and charm of Santa Teresa. Located high upon the hills of the city, Santa Teresa overlooks virtually the entire city, including downtown and Guanabara Bay. Santa Teresa is home to the famous ‘bonde’, the street cars of the early 20th century. The neighborhood also offers some of Rio’s most exciting cultural and artistic activities, as well as wonderful restaurants. Enjoy a delicious lunch at one of Santa Teresa’s culinary hotspots specializing in traditional Brazilian food (not included in rate). Itinerary: We will leave the hotel by metro and stop at the Catete subway station to get a taxi to the ‘Bonde’ (station, where we will proceed across the Lapa Arches and up the hill to the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa itself. Leave the ‘Bonde’ at Largo dos Guimarães to explore the innumerous cultural houses, galleries and pick our favorite spot for a delicious lunch (not included in rate). We will descend the hill by ‘Bonde’, once again, to the nearest metro station to return to our hotel. Important note: the tram is out of operation for a complete overhaul, until the return of its operation we will go up to Santa Teresa by car/van that are following the route of the tram. (0900 – 1300 hrs; Private Activity; Lunch not included)

Full Day Corcovado And Sugarloaf Tour
This private full day tour takes you to the two major landmarks of Rio, in fact of Brazil: Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountain. Begin the tour by riding the cog-wheel train up Corcovado Mountain to reach the spectacular view at the summit. Marvel at the Christ the Redeemer statue, built at the top of the mountain and gaze down on the entire city of Rio de Janeiro. Next visit the famous Sugarloaf Mountain, reaching the top by cable car. From your view at the top look out on the glittering waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful beaches below. (0800 – 1600 hrs; Private Activity; Lunch not included)

Private Tour Of Secrets Of Old Rio Driver&Guide
On this half-day walking city tour, you will gain a deep insight into the rich history of Rio de Janeiro. Visit the historic center of the city with its many monuments and spectacular buildings reflecting Rio’s history as Brazil’s capital city for almost 300 years. See the Paço Imperial, built during colonial times to serve as a residence for the Portuguese governors of Brazil, the first cathedral in the city and Cinelandia Square, so named for the many cinemas that once surrounded this plaza. (Duration: 4 hrs, 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. Walking tour; Private Activity)

Hotel Options
RoomWindsor Atlantica - Superior
MealsBreakfast
StyleInternational
RoomCopa Deluxe Front Sea view
MealsBreakfast
StyleHeritage

Transfer to the Airport

International departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 7,350 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 9,175 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 14 nights.
  • Economy flights for all sectors : Manaus – Brasilia – Salvador da Bahia, Salvador da Bahia – Rio de Janeiro
  • All activities as listed :
    • Amazonas Cruise: Motor Yacht Tucano (4-nights Program)
    • Salvador da Bahia: Historic Highlights of Salvador de Bahia
    • Rio de Janeiro: Half Day Santa Teresa tour
    • Rio de Janeiro: Private tour of Secrets of old Rio driver&guide
    • Rio de Janeiro: Full Day Corcovado and Sugarloaf Tour
  • All airport and hotel transfers
  • All activities specified in the itinerary, including entrance fees, accompanied by our tour guide
  • If your itinerary includes self-drive travel then all such travel comes with CDW insurance for an unlimited number of kilometers. For further details about the type of car please speak to your Travel Consultant.
  • Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Fees and taxes
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Amazon Rainforest and Beaches of Brazil

15 days $ 7,350 / person

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