This luxury Brazil vacation touches a host of magnificent highlights. Rio de Janeiro, the home of samba dance, Ipanema and Copacabana beaches and above all the Cariocan natives of the city. Their gregarious spirits and joie de vivre are simply enthralling, as you party away the nights under the watchful eye of Christ the Redeemer beckoning from above. Your tour will also see you encounter the majesty of Iguazu Falls in all their natural splendor. Not just to view them from afar but to get up close, wet and personal to marvel at this giant of mother nature. Finally, a visit to the home of the Bororo Indians, the vast region of Matto Grosso is a spectacularly diverse region to visit. It is where you can find the Northern Pantanal which is the largest freshwater wetland on our planet. If you love wildlife then this is the place to come for it abounds like nowhere else on the planet. You can relax on your hammock and see what comes; or venture out where you may even spot a crowned solitary eagle, marsh deer, giant river otter or jaguar in this unsurpassed haven of wildlife.
Immerse yourself in the abundance of incredible natural wonders that Brazil offers. Feed your desire to experience the unknown beauty of our planet…
QUICK OVERVIEW BY DAY:
- Day 01 – Arrive Rio de Janeiro
- Day 02 – Morning City Tour of Rio, Sugar Loaf and Corcovado with Samba
- Day 03 – Morning Sail Boat Cruise on Guanabara Bay, Free Afternoon
- Day 04 – Rio de Janeiro to Iguazu Falls
- Day 05 – Iguazu Falls Brazilian Side
- Day 06 – Iguazu Falls Argentine Side
- Day 07 – Iguassu to Cuiaba – Northern Pantanal
- Day 08 – Northern Pantanal
- Day 09 – Northern Pantanal
- Day 10 – Flight Cuiabá to Rio de Janeiro
Our trips are tailor-made to suit your requirements. Contact a luxury Brazil travel expert for a comprehensive itinerary and pricing:
- US$ 450+ per person per day (based on 5-star hotels)
- US$ 325 – 450 per person per day (based on 4-star hotels)
- US$ 275 – 325 per person per day (based on 3-star hotels)
Included in the Price:
- Guided excursions as described in itinerary.
- Entrance tickets.
- Hotel nights + breakfasts.
- Airport collections and drop-offs with check-in and baggage assistance.
- 24 Hour emergency contact number and assistance (in-country).
Not Included in the Price:
- International flights.
- Domestic flight package. Flights needed Rio de Janeiro – Iguazu – Cuiabá – Rio de Janeiro. Approximate cost US$ 550 – 650 per person. We can purchase these flights on your behalf.
- Tips or gratuities.
- Other meals not stated in the itinerary.
- Travel insurance.
With epic attractions Rio de Janeiro can be visited all year around. The summer months of January – March are when Brazilian takes their vacations, so expect the city’s hotels and beaches to be full. Many visitors avoid the summer months due to limited hotel availability and increased hotel rates. For this vacation package it is best to avoid the dates of Rio Carnival, which is held every year before Lent (see dates below). Iguazu Falls can be visited all year around, but as it is located in a sub-tropical region of Brazil and Argentina, the summer months (December – March) are hot and humid. The shoulder months of September – November and April – May are popular with visitors as the milder temperatures make visiting the falls a more pleasant experience. The Pantanal Wetlands have a rainy season from December – March and a dry season from May – October. Generally the dry season offers the best opportunity to see the mammals, reptiles and birds of the Pantanal, who congregate at watering holes.
Rio Carnival Dates:
2019 Dates: March 1 – March 6
2020 Dates: February 21 – February 26
Dates are flexible and customized to meet your needs. Let us know which dates work best for you and we will tailor the itinerary accordingly.
This vacation package is suitable for people looking for an active trip with light-activity. This trip includes some light hiking and nature trails in both the Iguazu and The Pantanal Westlands. We recommend that this is not suitable for children under 8 years of age.
Easy – Moderate: This travel package is suitable for active people with a good basic level of fitness and agility. This trip includes some light hiking and nature trails in both Iguazu and The Pantanal Westlands.
- Rio de Janeiro
- Christ the Redeemer
- Sugar Loaf Mountain
- Iguazu Falls
- The Pantanal Westlands.
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