Description

Exotic, mysterious, alive…Amazing Brazil beckons on this 10 day/9 night travel experience! Come get to know Rio de Janeiro, one of the most visited cities in the world. Take a cogwheel train through the tropical rainforest,Tijuca Forest.Marvel at the world-renowned statue of Christ the Redeemer, an icon of Rio 2,330 ft. above sea level. Explore Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas. Stay in an authentic Amazon Lodge amid the amazing animals and nature of the rainforest. Join in an ecological wonderland of outdoor adventures in the Amazon. Delve into African roots via the cuisine, religion, music and arts of Salvador. From the musical pulse of its sultry samba and hypnotic bossa nova to its natural wonders in the Amazon, Brazil’s treasures await your exploration.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Get to know Rio de Janeiro, one of the most visited cities in the world
  • Take a cogwheel train through the tropical rainforest, Tijuca Forest
  • Marvel at the world-renowned statue of Christ the Redeemer, an icon of Rio 2,330 ft. above sea level vExplore Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas
  • Stay in an authentic Amazon Lodge amid the amazing animals and nature of the rainforest
  • Join in an ecological wonderland of outdoor adventures in the Amazon
  • Delve into African roots via the cuisine, religion, music and arts of Salvador


Itinerary

Day 1 - 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.

Day 2 - 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)

Day 3 - 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)

Day 5 - 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)

Day 7 - 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)

Day 9 - 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)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 9 nights
  • Daily buffet breakfast, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
  • Round trip airport transfers by private car
  • All transfers and tours are by motorcoach with English speaking guides in Rio
  • All services and tours are by private car with English speaking guides in Salvador & Manaus
  • All transfers and activities are on a shared basis at the Lodges in the Amazon
  • Half day city tour to Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer
  • Half day city tour of Manaus
  • Half day Meeting of the Waters tour including lunch
  • Half day historic and panoramic tour in Salvador
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • *ADDITIONAL FEATURES FOR TRAVEL IN LUXURY PROGRAM: ALL TRANSFERS, TOURING AND SIGHTSEEING ARE BY PRIVATE CAR WITH A PRIVATE GUIDE IN RIO, MANAUS & SALVADOR, ALL SERVICES ARE ON A SHARED BASIS IN THE AMAZON.

Hotels

Amazon

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Manaus

Tropical Manaus | hotels in Manaus Brazil

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Tropical Manaus | hotels in Manaus Brazil

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Rio de Janeiro

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Salvador

Pestana Convento| hotels in Salvador Brazil

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Notes

    All rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Extra nights and triple occupancy available upon request. Rates are not valid during certain holidays and blackout periods. Visa to Brazil is required for US citizens. Please call for special international airfares and domestic flights in Economy or Business Class.

    Local Brazilian Departure taxes, local airport taxes, beverages, personal expenses and other items not mentioned above are not included.

Departures & Rates

HOTEL/STARTING FROM PRICES VALID THRU APRIL 2019

Travel in Style

Double Single
$2169 $3409

Travel in Luxury

Double Single
$3459 $5939

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