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MIX of Brazil – 13 days


Cost: from $ 2.940 AUD
Flights: internal flights included
Duration: 13 days
Departure: daily
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Iguazu, Manaus (Amazon), Búzios

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Tour Description

Discover the diversity of Brazil. It can be on one hand cosmopolitan in the cities such as Rio but on the other hand the Iguazu Falls and Amazon offers eco-places cut off from the outside world. An interesting mix is awaiting you in this package: visiting sights and experiencing an exciting adventure in the rain forest for those who want something different.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Rio de Janeiro
Arrival to Rio de Janeiro. You will be met by an English speaking tour guide at the airport. On the way to your hotel you can start admiring this amazing city. In the afternoon, you will be taken on a cable car ride to the top of Sugar Loaf mountain to enjoy a panoramic view of Guanabara`s bay and the downtown of the city. Your sightseeing will continue along Botafogo`s and Flamengo`s beaches until you reach the downtown area of Rio de Janeiro, where you will visit the ultra modern Cathedral, the Sambadromo (Carnival`s dome), amongst other places.

Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro (B)
Get ready for a morning tour. You will be taken on a ride through the city to a 19th century train station to go through Tijuca Forest, on a cogwheel train, to the top of Corcovado Mountain, to visit the statue of Jesus Christ at 2,330ft above sea level. From there, you will be able to see why people kindly say that God is a Carioca (a local from Rio). After that, you will go to Sao Conrado`s beach to see the hang gliders land on the sand, and after that you will ride along the beaches of Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema and back to Copacabana. In the evening you will enjoy a Samba show with dinner (incl. transfers). Overnight in the hotel.

Den 3 – Rio de Janeiro (B)
The Tijuca Forest is considered the largest urban forest in the world and you will visit it today. Our tour will take you across this beautiful green world on a paved road, while birds, small mammals and exotic plants can be seen along the way. The final night in the hotel in Rio follows.

Day 4 – Rio de Janeiro - Iguazu Falls, Brazilian side (B)
Today is a transfer day. You will fly from Rio to Iguazu Falls. A guide will await you there to take you to the hotel. A visit to the Brazilian side of the falls is waiting for you! The tour includes regular transportation and an English speaking guide. You will go for a walk through the subtropical forest and you will be able to enjoy incredible panoramic views of the falls including the Devils Throat. The thunderous roaring at the foot of the falls can be heard from miles away. Overnight in a hotel standard room.

Day 5 - Iguazu, Argentinian side (B)
Today enjoy a full day regular tour to the Argentinean side of the falls, with an English speaking guide, visiting the three main paths: the upper and lower paths as well as the Devil´s Throat. The Argentinean side provides an intimate touch with the falls. Compared to the Brazilian spectacular panoramic view, the Argentinean side has the best and most varied up-close views of the falls. Overnight in hotel.

Day 6 – Iguazu - Manaus(B)
Depart in the morning to Manaus, the entrance to the Amazon Jungle. You will be met at the airport by one of our representatives and taken to the pier of Hotel Tropical for a 2-hour sail in the heart of the Amazon Rain Forest. Upon arrival to the Amazon Ecopark Jungle Lodge you will be welcomed and accommodated. Tonight, you will have a typical dinner, in the Amazon Jungle style.

Day 7 - 9 – Amazonia (B, L, D)
Rich program in Amazonia, with an English speaking guide. There are a few excursions and activities every day (canoeing, rain forest hikes, safari etc.). You will also be able to visit some natives' houses and we will take you to observe animals´ habits in the Amazon Jungle. All day long local cuisine will be served. What about great Piranha fishing? What an amazing experience in the Amazon Jungle! Full board included again. Last night in the lodge.

Day 10 – Manaus - Rio de Janeiro - Búzios(B)
This is the last day in paradise. You will have an early start to see the great northern sun rise on an unforgettable trip. After this you will have your last breakfast in the Amazon Jungle for now, and you will be taken back to Manaus. Transfer to the airport and fly back to Rio de Janeiro. Upon arrival we will take you to 170 km distant village Buzios. Overnight in hotel.

Day 11-12 – Búzios(B)
Free program, you can relax on the beach and drink "caipirinha", which is a popular drink in Brazil, made ​​from lemon, sugar and cachaca / vodka. The village of Búzios is surrounded by beautiful islands and beaches, offers a variety of breathtaking views. You can visit the Rua das Pedras known for its shops and restaurants with a rich nightlife. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13 – Búzios - Rio de Janeiro - departure(B)
In the morning transfer to the airport in Rio and from here you can continue your journey. End of our services.

Package Inclusions

All services, transfers and excursions detailed in the program; Local English speaking guide during tours; All Nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel except of Amazon part; Meals detailed in the program (B: Breakfast L: Lunch D: Dinner); Local flights in Brazil; National Park entrance fee on Argentinian side; Taxes.

Price per person (2 people in double/twin room)

Package Exclusions

Airfare; National park entrance fee on Brazilian side - $26 USD payable only on spot; Meals and services not detailed in the programme; Tips; Insurance; Personal expenses; Optional excursions

Supplements

Single supplement – please ask for more details

4* hotel upgrade - please ask for details

Rio de Janeiro - Samba show with traditional dinner and transfers - $ 130 AUD

Salvador - Bahia at night, amazing cultural performance (capoeira) with rich Brazilian dinner - $ 159 AUD

Extended stay in Rio or Salvador

Maracana stadium excursion - $ 29 AUD

Soccer match in Maracana - from $ 95 AUD

Note

The price is subject to availability and actual airfare cost.


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