Wonders of Brazil
per person onwards
Wonders of Brazil
Upon arrival, our collaborators will transfer you to the hotel. A documentation kit, detailed program explanation plus luggage and hotel registration assistance is offered. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
This tour starts in the morning, with the pick up by bus at the hotel. You will pass through some of the finest touristic spots heading to the Cosme Velho´s district, where the railroad station to the cable car that lifts up to the Corcovado is located. At the top of the Corcovado´s mountain, at a 710 metres height is placed one of the most famous postcards of Rio de Janeiro, the fourty meters height statue of Christ the Redeemer. This impressive statue, with its magnificent belvedere, lets you appreciate the amazing sights of the city of Rio de Janeiro, mainly some of the most typical districts, as well the famous beaches. The tour continues to the Urca´s district and specifically to the Praia Vermelha, where the Sugar Loaf´s cable ferry station is located. From the cable car, enjoy the superb view of the city to get to the Sugar Loaf´s top (at 396 meters). From there, the beaches and the meeting of Guanabara´s bay and the ocean waters are amazing. Return by bus to the hotel. Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
At scheduled time, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Iguassu. Upon arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel. Departure from hotel and enter the Iguassu National Park, the largest in southern Brazil. Visit the Park's Visitors Center with its exhibit on the local eco-system. Then you continue down the Cataratas Highway through the rain forest of the National Park to the falls. The Iguassu Falls are on the border of Brazil and Argentina where the Iguassu River drops into a gigantic horseshoe canyon. You descend the walkway, contemplating the lovely waterfalls in all of nature's exuberance, with panoramic view of both the Argentine and Brazilian sides. The walk ends at the elevator (one does not come back by the same route).
Overnight in Iguassu.
Transfer to the Tancredo Neves Bridge over the Iguassu River, which separates the border between Argentina and Brazil. Once in Argentina, you will be steered a scenic road to the Argentine Iguassu Park, where you will visit Porto Canoas, which gives the access to the very brink of the awe-inspiring Devil's Throat, largest of the Argentinean Falls. On the way back from the falls a stop at the "Three Borders" Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay meet. Afternoon at leisure for personal activities. Overnight in Iguassu.
At scheduled time, transfer to the airport to take your flight to Salvador. Upon arrival, reception and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Salvador.
In the morning,departure from hotels to get to know the streets of the historical center of Salvador, testimony of Brazil´s early History. Starting at Farol da Barra (Barra lighthouse), the tour continues heading to the Teatro Castro Alves (Castro Alves Theater), Forte São Pedro and Castro Alves Square, all the way to the Pelourinho, the most famous square on the city center. There, one can find more than a thousand houses, churches and monuments built on the XVI century, which are a unique baroque architectonic inheritance in Latin America. Afternoon at leisure for personal activities. Overnight in Salvador.
At scheduled time, transfer to the airport to take your international departure flight.