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Premium Luxury Stays - Pearls of Brazil

(13 Days)

Rio de Janeiro | Iguassú | Salvador da Bahia | Itacaré

Day Routing
01 Rio de Janeiro

On arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel. You will stay at the elegant Fasano Rio de Janeiro, overlooking the city’s lively and fashionable Ipanema beach.

02 Rio de Janeiro

Today enjoy a private tour of downtown Rio de Janeiro. Then drive up through Flamengo Park to the famous Sugar Loaf mountain and take in splendid vistas from the top. 

03 Rio de Janeiro

Board the cog-wheel train through the Tijuca Forest up to the top of Corcovado mountain, with its iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy the lush vegetation of the area and the most scenic views of Rio and its beaches.

04 Rio de Janeiro - Iguaçu Falls

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Foz do Iguaçu. Enjoy sweeping panoramic views of the falls from the Brazilian side, then relax at the beautiful Belmond Das Cataratas, uniquely located  inside the National Park.

05 Iguaçu Falls

Today your are escorted to the Argentine side of the falls. Stroll along the upper and lower circuits for spectacular views, be awed by the famous Devil’s Throat, the park’s highest continuous fall, and enjoy the tropical vegetation, chattering parrots and colourful butterflies. Return to the Brazilian side and enjoy your hotel’s amazing setting.

06 Iguaçu Falls - Salvador da Bahia

Transfer to the airport and flight to Salvador da Bahia. You will be met and transferred to the lovely boutique hotel Villa Bahia right in the centre of the city’s historical and most stunning Pelourinho district.

07 Salvador da Bahia

Today explore Salvador’s artistic soul. Drive to Barra and take a guided walking tour of Fort Santa Maria, home to Pierre Verger’s iconic photograph collection. Continue to Casa de  Vermelho, a legendary museum featuring life and work of the novelist Jorge Amado. Have lunch at charming Casa de Tereza, a beautifully restored colonial home which features its own gallery of local Bahian art.

08 Salvador da Bahia

Day at leisure to stroll around the colourful streets of the Pelourinho. Discover Bahian flavours, explore the city’s golden churches or visit a percussion workshop.

09 Salvador da Bahia - Itacaré

Flight to Ilhéus and private transfer to your beach hideaway in Itacaré. The stylish stilted bungalows of the Txai Resort are set back from miles of unspoilt beach and surrounded by lush tropical gardens.  

10-12 Itacaré

Days at leisure. Enjoy the fishing village & the beach, savour mouth-watering cuisine at the resort’s restaurant or just relax in your own private pool.

13 Itacaré - Salvador da Bahia

You will be taken back to Ilhéus airport back to Ilhéus airport. Flight to Salvador / individual departure.