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Best of Brazil & the Amazon

(11 Days)

Rio de Janeiro | Iguassu | Manaus | Amazonas | Salvador da Bahia

Day Routing
01 Rio de Janeiro

Arriva at Rio de Janeiro. Rio is without a doubt one of the world’s most spectacular metropolises. Stretched between forested mountains and the sparkling Atlantic, it is a city of long golden beaches and an exuberant cultural life.

02 Rio de Janeiro

Full day city tour to visit the main sights incl. visit to the Sugar Loaf and Corcovado mountain with the famous Christ statue.

03 Rio de Janeiro

Day at leisure for own activities or optional tours. Optional: Full day Petropolis or Rio by night - Samba Show.

04 Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu

Flight to Iguassú and transfer to the hotel. Visit of the Brazilian side of the falls with views of the full scale of the cascades.

05 Iguassu

Half day visit to Iguassu National Park (Argentina), including the Devil’s Throat with the highest continuous fall. Wonderful sights include rainbows straddling clouds of spray, screeching green parrots flying across the waters and colorful butterflies hovering over lush greenery. The afternoon is at leisure for own activities.

06 Iguassu - Manaus - Amazonas

Flight to Manaus. Beginning of the 4-day Amazon programme (Seat-in) incl. full board. Possibility for Piranha fishing. Visit the monkey forest and Alligator spotting tour.

07 Amazonas

Amazon programme (seat-in) including full board.

08 Amazonas

Excursion to visit the „meeting of the waters“, the meeting of the black waters of the Rio Negro with the light brown waters of the Solimões, giving birth to the mighty Amazon River, including full board.

09 Amazonas - Manaus - Salvador da Bahia

On the way to the airport explore Manaus on a city tour. Flight to Salvador da Bahia. Brazil’s capital of happiness, is famous for its cuisine, music and architecture

10 Salvador da Bahia

Half day City tour through Salvador, visiting the modern suburb of Barra with its famous lighthouse and the historical part of town, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. Remainder of the day at leisure. Optional: Bahia by night incl. dinner & show.

11 Salvador da Bahia

End of the roundtrip and departure flight or beach extension.