AMAZING BRAZIL

Day1 - RIO DE JANEIRO
Arrive in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to the hotel. Rio de Janeiro was Brazil’s capital from 1763 to 1960 and is now the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Ideally located between the mountains and the sea, it is no wonder that Rio is one of the most visited cities in the world. It is blessed with a magnificent shoreline, beautiful white sand beaches, numerous museums and cultural attractions, a lively night life and a joyous people.
Day2 - RIO DE JANEIRO
After a scenic drive along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, you will arrive at the bottom of the Corcovado Hill. Here you’ll embark on a cogwheel train that ascends through the Tijuca Forest, a tropical rainforest, towards the peak of the mountain. At the summit stands Christ the Redeemer, the Art Deco statue located 2,330 ft. above sea level, with arms outstretched 92 feet wide over Rio. Enjoy the magnificent 360-degree views! (B)
Day3 - RIO DE JANEIRO
Day at leisure. Choose one of the many optional tours available. (B)
Day 4 - RIO DE JANEIRO I MANAUS
Morning at leisure, then transfer to Rio de Janeiro airport for your flight to Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas. This afternoon, depart on a tour of Manaus. Your first stop is at the Rio Negro Palace, former official residence of the governor of Amazonas state. Next, stop at the Indian Museum to learn the history, customs and traditions of the many Amazonian Indian tribes. After, visit the Manaus Opera House. Then head back to the hotel. (B)
Day5 - MANAUS I AMAZON
After breakfast, transfer to your Amazon Lodge, where you’ll be treated to a welcoming fruit juice and a presentation of the property. During the next days you will be able to do many different activities in this ecological wonderland. The distribution of the tours will be coordinated by the local operation department and full details will be available upon your arrival. (B,L,D)
Day 6 - MANAUS I AMAZON
After breakfast, transfer to your Amazon Lodge, where you’ll be treated to a welcoming fruit juice and a presentation of the property. During the next days you will be able to do many different activities in this ecological wonderland. The distribution of the tours will be coordinated by the local operation department and full details will be available upon your arrival. (B,L,D)
Day7 - AMAZON I SALVADOR
At agreed time, transfer to the Manaus airport for your flight to Salvador. Salvador, Bahia, was the first capital of colonial Brazil from 1549 until 1763 and one of the oldest colonial cities in the New World. It is known as being the most African city in the Americas due to the strong African roots and traditions found in its cuisine, religion, music and arts. If you like history, culture, beach and a laid back environment, Salvador is a perfect place for you to enjoy! (B)
Day 8 - SALVADOR
Learn about the history and contrasts of Salvador today. Start at the modern neighborhood of Barra and head towards the historic section of Pelourinho, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its well preserved or restored colonial architecture. Here the buildings that take you back to the beginnings of this vibrant city. Stop at the São Francisco Church, a symbol of baroque style, and finish at the Pelourinho Square, the heart of this neighborhood. (B)
Day9 - SALVADOR
Day at leisure. Choose one of the many optional tours available in Salvador. (B)
Day 10 - SALVADOR TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)
Day at leisure, then transfer to the airport for your flight. (B)