Mario
Trip offered by Mario Travel expert in Brazil

Trip summary

  • Departure Rio de Janeiro
  • End Salvador
  • Countries
  • City
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips and custom tours
  • Travel style Group departure
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Description

Brazil is a huge, fascinating country rich in natural landscapes and historical landmarks. 
Discover the most beautiful cities of Brazil, immerse yourself into the carioca spirit and travel through the Amazonan forest to breathe in the real spirit of this country.

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Brazil is a huge, fascinating country rich in natural landscapes and historical landmarks. 
Discover the most beautiful cities of Brazil, immerse yourself into the carioca spirit and travel through the Amazonan forest to breathe in the real spirit of this country.

This private tour is 12 days long, and will bring you to different but equally important cities:

  • Rio de Janeiro: home of one of the seven wonders of the world, the Carioca City will astonish you with its colorful and lively energy
  • Foz do Iguzu: you can't miss Brazil's spectacular waterfalls
  • Manaus: capital of the brazilian amazon, it offers you cultural and historical buildings
  • Amazon: the mysterious jungle will welcome you during this naturalistic trip
  • Salvador: this city will surprise you with its variegated culture, cuisine and entertainment

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Rio de Janeiro
    Day 1
    Rio de Janeiro

    Airport arrival at Rio de Janeiro.

    The Carioca City with its magical quality offers the traveler a wide variety of touristic spots and a great number of leisure activities. 
    Transfer from the airport to the hotel. 
    Overnight.

    [Accomodation at Windsor Martinique*** or Windsor Leme Hotel****]

    Visited places:
  • 2
    Rio de Janeiro - day 2
    Day 2
    Rio de Janeiro - day 2

    In the morning, we will see the most famous spots and the most beautiful landscapes of Rio.
    We’ll visit the main touristic city icon and one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, Cristo Redentor, with access by train through the lush Tijuca Forest.
    After that, we will get to the Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf) viewpoint, where we’ll enjoy one of the best views of Rio de Janeiro. The ascent and descent to reach the top of the Pão de Açúcar are made through a traditional cable railway.

    Then we return to the hotel.

    Overnight.

    [Accomodation at Windsor Martinique*** or Windsor Leme Hotel****]

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  • 3
    Rio de Janeiro - day 3
    Day 3
    Rio de Janeiro - day 3

    On this day we will learn and live the lifestyle of the cariocas.

    We’ll visit the historic and commercial center of Rio, highlighting the Metropolitan Cathedral of São Sebastião and the Saara neighborhood.
    We will have the opportunity to see the customs, commerce and joy of the Carioca people. We then stop to taste a delicious natural juice made with tropical fruits and at the end we have lunch at the Confeitaria Colombo (included), which is one of the oldest and most historic restaurants in Brazil.

    Overnight.

    [Accomodation at Windsor Martinique*** or Windsor Leme Hotel****]

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  • 4
    Rio de Janeiro - Foz do Iguaçu
    Day 4 Transfer by airplane
    Rio de Janeiro - Foz do Iguaçu

    Transfer to Rio de Janeiro airport for departure to Iguaçu airport.

    Arrival in Foz de Iguaçu and transfer to our hotel.
    The Iguaçu River wriggles in a western direction for 600km, picking up along its way the waters of dozens of tributaries. The river widens and flows through forests before descending into the various levels of the famous Iguaçu waterfalls.

    We will visit the traditional runways along the falls, until we'll get a panoramic view on the 275 waterfalls. Afterwards, a panoramic elevator will bring us back to our transfer car.

    Overnight.

    [Accomodation at Wyndham Golden Foz*** or Wish Hotels & Resorts****]

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  • 5
    Foz do Iguaçu - day 2
    Day 5
    Foz do Iguaçu - day 2

    The Iguazu falls are the most visited natural attraction in the province of Misiones. 
    We will walk through different paths in the park, to get a unique view of the waterfalls on each of them. 
    Stay in contact with nature along the lower circuit, or enjoy del jumps and delta islands on the upper circuit.

    Feel the thrill of adventure on a 5km car ride that ends at the forest base Puerto Macuco. We'll arrive to the dock, where we'll ride a boat through the canyon towards the waterfalls, untill we'll face the incomparable Salto San Martin, second on the scale and the largest approachable jump by boat.

    Overnight at the hotel.

    [Accomodation at Wyndham Golden Foz*** or Wish Hotels & Resorts****]

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  • 6
    Foz do Iguaçu - Manaus
    Day 6 Transfer by airplane
    Foz do Iguaçu - Manaus

    Transfer to Iguaçu airport for departure to Manaus airport, the capital of the Brazilian Amazon, and the central point for all excursions into the Amazon jungle.

    We will stop at our hotel and have free time to rest or take an optional tour to visit the Amazon Theatre, the Market and the Port of Manaus.

    Overnight at the hotel.

    [Accomodation at Saint Paul Manaus*** or Hotel Villa Amazonia****]

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  • 7
    Manaus - Amazon Lodge
    Day 7
    Manaus - Amazon Lodge

    After breakfast, we will transfer along the Amazon River to the Lodge, a hotel located in the Amazon rainforest.

    We’ll be welcomed with a natural juice made of fruit from the Amazon region.

    We’ll have lunch and in the afternoon, the regular program of activities will start.

    Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

    [Accomodation in Tupana Lodge*** or Juma Lodge****]

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  • 8
    Amazon Lodge
    Day 8
    Amazon Lodge

    During this Amazon stay, we will take different amazon experiences at the lodge: a visit to a riverside community, a jungle trek to discover the medicinal plants and hunting techniques of the region, day and night canoe rides to discover the river and the Amazon jungle and wildlife from the water, and piranha fishing.

    All these activities will start and finish at the lodge where we will have the comfort of a private room, plus the lodge restaurant and other facilities.

    Finally, the activity program of the Lodge will also include the visit to the “Encontro das águas”, the place where Rio Negro and Rio Solimões meet without mixing their waters for some kilometers.

    Overnight at the lodge.

    [Accomodation at Tupana Lodge*** or Juma Lodge****]

    Visited places:
  • 9
    Amazon Lodge - Manaus
    Day 9
    Amazon Lodge - Manaus

    After this Amazonian experience, we'll go back to the city of Manaus.

    After lunch, we'll go back to the hotel in Manaus.

    Overnight.

    [Accomodation at Saint Paul Manaus*** or Hotel Villa Amazonia****]

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  • 10
    Manaus - Salvador
    Day 10 Transfer by airplane
    Manaus - Salvador

    In the morning, transfer to Manaus airport for departure to Salvador airport.

    Salvador is the cradle of the Afro-Brazilian culture and offers the visitor many popular amusements with its cuisine, music, enchantment and cheerfulness. From the airport, transfer to the pousada, located near downtown, known as the Pelourinho.

    Here we will find the most important architectural collection of Hispanic-America.

    Overnight.

    [Accomodation at Bahia Café Hotel*** or Wish Hotel da Bahia****]

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  • 11
    Salvador
    Day 11
    Salvador

    During the morning, we will make a walking tour in the historic downtown, where it is possible to spot different places representing the city’s culture and art.

    In the afternoon we will have free time to take part in other optional activities, like a panoramic tour to get to know the rest of the interesting city of Salvador.

    At night we will have a farewell dinner.

    Overnight.

    [Accomodation at Bahia Café Hotel*** or Wish Hotel da Bahia****]

    Visited places:
  • 12
    Salvador - end of tour
    Day 12
    Salvador - end of tour

    On our last day, we'll have to say goodbye to Brazil and its beautiful Salvador city.

    Transfer to Salvador airport for departure back to your country.

    End of the tour.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Hotel accomodation (you can choose between 3 or 4 stars pousadas/hotels with breakfast)
    • Meals mentioned in the program
    • Transfers
    • Tours with guide in English
    • 24/24h telephone and whatsapp emergency support in Spanish and English

    Price does not include

    • Flights and airport taxes
    • Optional excursions
    • Meals except breakfast unless specified
    • Drinks, tips and personal extras
    • Anything not explicitly mentioned