BEST OF BRAZIL
Best Of Brazil Tour
This unique tour combines luxury boutique accommodation with some of the best sites in Brazil including Rio, Iguacu Falls, the Amazon and finally finishing at the unique beach village of Jericoacoara.
This tour is tailor made and so flexible in terms of duration and itinerary. Here at Planet Travel we have a huge amount of first hand experience traveling in Brazil so as always we would recommend calling to discuss how we may best tailor a tour to fit your budget and requirements.
Days 1 - 3Rio - City Of God
Accommodation: 5*Bed & BreakfastSpend a day discovering 16th- and 17th-century, Portuguese buildings and landmarks, including the Cathedral at Lapa Arches, Casa Franca-Brasil and Marechal Floriano Square. Then, enjoy Brazilian coffee at historic Confeitaria Colombo Restaurant.Ascend Corcovado (Hunchback) Mountain for a closer view of the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue: visit the winding streets of the hilltop Santa Teresa neighborhood, haven for artists and art lovers; enjoy a zesty barbecue lunch at a local restaurant; and take in panoramic views of Rio from Sugar Loaf Mountain.Relax with a full day at leisure to enjoy the beachfront amid bronzed beachgoers and ocean breezes.
Days 4 - 5Iguassu Falls
Accommodation: 4*Bed & BreakfastDepart for Iguassu Falls where you embark on a walking tour of the Brazilian side of the waterfalls that highlights the diverse flora and fauna of the area. Enjoy lunch overlooking where the Iguassu River tumbles over the Parana Plateau.Travel overland to the Argentine side of the falls and traverse a catwalk through the treetops of the lush rainforest and over the Devil’s Throat. Return to the Brazilian side for an afternoon at leisure.
Days 5 - 6Visiting Manaus
Accommodation: 5*Bed & Breakfast
Fly to the capital of the state of Amazonas in Brazil, Manaus. Arrival in your hotel and enjoy a day at leisure or exploring the city.
Days 6 - 9Exploring the Amazon River
Accommodation: 5*Full Board
Visit the Teatro Amazonas and the Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market. Then, board ‘Iberostar Grand Amazon,’ your home for a thrilling, two-day cruise on the Amazon, and enjoy a welcome party. During these 2 days, you will be able to discover the rich wildlife around the Amazon.
Days 10 - 17Jericoacoara Northeast Coast
Accommodation: 5*Bed & BreakfastAn internal flight will take you to Fortaleza followed by a 3.5 hour in 4x4 up to the beach retreat of Jericoacoara - a secluded old fishing village that has been transformed into a ubercool beach paradise.The steady wind between July and November makes Jericoacoara one of the preferred destinations in the world for wind sports such as windsurfing and kite surfing. It is also an ideal place to enjoy a relaxing walk on a virgin beach, go sandboarding in the dunes, horseback riding, practice Yoga, get a therapeutic massage and explore the dunes and lagoons with a buggy or quad bike.Jericoacoara is host to numerous small, yet excellent, restaurants, bars and cafe’s where candle lit dinners and live music can be enjoyed. At sunset dozens of stands are set up on the beach offering cocktails prepared with tropical fruits.
Day 18Depart of Jericoacoara
Today disembark and transfer to the airport to depart.
5* COPACABANA PALACE HOTEL, RIO DE JANEIROThis glamorous Orient-Express landmark is pre-eminent among the best hotels in Rio de Janeiro. Superbly positioned overlooking Copacabana Beach, this is the best place to stay in Rio. Soak up the sun in the magnificent pool or join Brazil’s style setters at the adjacent Bar do Copa. And don’t miss the hotel’s top restaur...
4* HOTEL BELMOND DAS CATARATAS, AMAZONThe only hotel located within the Iguassu National Park, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas enjoys an unrivalled location just a short stroll from the waterfalls. This resort is a Portuguese-colonial residence, this classic hotel is redolent with the atmosphere of lazy days lounging on a veranda or beneath sub-tropical palms. Enjoy exclusive ...
5* PARK MANAUS SUITES, AMAZONLocated by Negro River, this Park Suites features 4-star accommodation with stunning views of the waters and the Amazon Forest. Park Suites is located 11 km from Amazonas Teatre and 13 km from Manaus´s city centre. Ponta Negra Shopping Centre is 5 km from the property, and the airport is 7 km away ...
5* IBEROSTAR GRAND AMAZON (SHIP), AMAZONIberostar Grand Amazon is a luxury hotel cruise ship that will take you on a cruise along the Amazon River, with the comfort that distinguish Iberostar’s service. Your extraordinary adventure begins in the Brazilian city of Manaus. The Iberostar Grand Amazon makes stops at various spots in the Amazon Rainforest, offering tr...
5* THE CHILI BEACH BOUTIQUE HOTELS AND RESORTS, JERICOACOARAThe Chili Beach Hotel is located on a beach in the national Park of Jericoacoara. The beach was voted amongst the 10 most beautiful in the world by the Washington Post. The small village of Jericoacoara has become a much sought after destination by those in search of unspoiled beaches and a non-commercialized ambience. The Chili Beach ...
Itinerary OverviewDays 1 - 3 Rio - City Of God Days 4 - 5 Iguassu Falls Days 5 - 6 Visiting Manaus Days 6 - 9 Exploring the Amazon River Days 10 - 17 Jericoacoara Northeast Coast Day 18 Depart of Jericoacoara
- international flights
- domestic fights
- private transfers
- full board and tours on cruise
Minimum 2 passengers (or single supplement will apply) assuming flights from the UK. other European or worldwide departure airports available on request.Guide price per person: £3450 / excl. sports