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Best of Brazil Highlights Package

Overview

Brazil has captivated travelers for over 500 years. White-sand beaches, endless coast line, metropolises, colonial towns, vast jungles, wildlife, history and the list goes on and on as top reasons to visit this amazing country. It may take months even years to experience all of Brazil, but if you are searching for a package that provides you with the best of Brazil in a couple of weeks, this is the one for you.

For our Best of Brazil Highlights Package, we include The Amazon, Salvador, Iguazu Falls & Rio de Janeiro. You can't travel to Brazil and not experience Rio de Janeiro. It's Brazil's #1 tourist destination and it's beautiful beaches, amazing landscapes, incredible vibe and friendly locals (Cariocas) will be some of the highlights of your trip. If you are into nature, you can't go wrong checking out one of the Wonders of the World - Iguazu Falls - as well as the largest tropical jungle on earth - The Amazon. To add some culture and history to your package, we added Salvador, Bahia in the Northeast of Brazil. It's a city full of history (Brazil's first capital), afro-American culture, beautiful beaches and great food (try the moqueca de camrao!).

Keep in mind this package is 100% customizable and is offered year round. We can also exclude or add more cities in Brazil.

Included

What’s Included in Best of Brazil Highlights Travel Package:

  • Multi-City Airfare (Optional)
  • 1 Night Accommodation in Manaus
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in the Amazon (Includes Activities & Meals)
  • 3 Nights Accommodation in Salvador
  • 2 Night Accommodation in Iguazu Falls
  • 4 Nights Accommodation in Rio de Janeiro
  • Full Day Tour of Salvador with Lunch
  • Bahia by Night Show with Dinner
  • Full Day Rio de Janeiro City Tour with Lunch
  • Optional Nightlife Service in Rio (Transportation to venue, cover, front of line & VIP Guide/Host)
  • Full Day Tour of the Falls (Brazilian & Argentine Sides)
  • All Airport/Hotel Transfers
  • All Taxes & Fees

* We can customize anything. If you want to include additional cities or make any changes to package. ** Choose Among 3, 4 & 5 star hotels ** Available Year Round
*** This package can be done in any order. 

Itinerary

Sample Itinerary (Brazil Highlights):

* Keep in mind that the itinerary below is a sample. The exact order of your itinerary will depend on the city you are departing from.

Day 1: Arrive in Manaus TGW will have someone outside baggage claim to take you to your Hotel in Manaus. Day/Night at Leisure.

Day 2: Amazon Pick-up at 08h30 for a full day tour of the Meeting of the Waters with lunch. Optional canoe ride* with an opportunity for Piranha Fishing. Arrival at the Amazon Eco-park Jungle Lodge by 17h30 . Check Check-in/ welcome drink after which guests will be shown to the room. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 3: Amazon Breakfast followed by a Nature Hike. Lunch. After a short rest, visit to the home of local Amazonian residents (“natives”) with an opportunity for fishing . Dinner and evening tour by canoe for Alligator Spotting. Overnight at lodge.

Day 4: Amazon – Salvador Breakfast, visit to the Jungle Monkey , check-out at 11h30 and transfer to Manaus Airport for your flight to Salvador. Arrive in Salvador in the evening where your guide will await you outside baggage claim and escort you to your hotel. Night at Leisure.

Day 5: Salvador After breakfast, your guide will pick you up in the morning for your full day Salvador Tour. The first half of the tour will include a historical tour of Salvador (includes the Barra Lighthouse, Teatro and Bale de Castro Alves, & Pelourinho) followed by lunch. The second half of the tour is a panoramic view of the city and will include the Orixás sculptures, Fonte Nova stadium, Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, Forte de Mont Serrat, and the Lacerda Elevator. Night at Leisure (TGW will provide nightlife or restaurant recommendations.)

Day 6: Salvador Day at Leisure. You can either visit one of Salvador’s many beaches, relax at your hotel or choose the following optional excursions: Praia do Forte Full Day Tour or an Island Schooner Tour. At 7:30pm, your driver will pick you up at your hotel and take you to a night of magic, mystery and fun all displayed through an authentic folkloric show.

Day 7: Salvador – Iguazu Falls Transfer to the Salvador airport to catch your afternoon flight, which will have a brief connection in Sao Paulo. Arrive in Iguazu in the early evening where you will be greeted at the airport by your driver and taken to your hotel. Night at Leisure.

Day 8: Iguazu Falls After breakfast, your guide will pick you up in the morning for your full day tour of the Iguazu Falls. First, you will be taken on a 3-hour tour of the Brazilian side of the falls by an English-speaking guide. During the walk, there is an impressive view of the Devil’s Throat from a bridge. At the end of your tour, an elevator will take you up to the top of the falls. After your tour of the Brazilian side, there will be a break for lunch. Then on to see the Argentinian side of the Iguassu Falls (4-hour tour). You will be taken across the border into Argentina, into the Parque National del Iguazu, 40 km away from the Brazilian border. Once in Argentina, you will go on a walking tour of the falls. The views are magnificent, especially the one right on top of the Devil’s Throat. (The entire tour takes about 8 hours).

Day 9: Iguazu Falls – Rio de Janeiro Transfer to Iguazu Falls Airport in the afternoon. Arrive in Rio de Janeiro in the late afternoon. A guide will be waiting outside baggage claim and take you to your hotel. Night at Leisure. TGW Staff will recommend restaurants or nightlife options.

Day 10: Rio de Janeiro After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your hotel in the morning for your full day city tour, which covers the main attractions of Rio de Janeiro: Corcovado Mountain and the Statue of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf Mountain and its cable car ride. The tour will typically end at around 5 or 6pm. Rest 3 – 4 hours and have dinner. Your Host will pick you up at your hotel at 11pm and take you to one of Rio’s best nightspots. Keep in mind that our VIP Service is customized to what you like, so if you are not a big partier, the guide will take you to a more relaxed place for instance a nice lounge with live music. Note that transportation BACK from the club/bar is NOT included in your package (as people leave at different times,) but your host will put you in a safe cab/taxi back to your hotel.

Day 11: Rio de Janeiro Day at leisure to chill on the beach or enjoy one of our optional activities such as a Full Day Tour to Angra dos Reis, Buzios or Hang Gliding. At 11pm, your VIP Host will pick you up at your hotel and take you to one of Rio’s best nightlife spots.

Day 12: Rio de Janeiro Day at leisure to chill on the beach, shop or enjoy one of our optional activities. Night at Leisure. You can choose to go use our VIP Services again, go to a Soccer Game or a Rio By Night Samba Show with Dinner.

Day 13: Rio de Janeiro – Home You will be picked up about 3 ½ Hours before your flight and taken to the Rio de Janeiro Airport.

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