Colorful street in the historical center of Paraty, Brazil

10-Days Capturing the Beauty of Brazil's Green Coast

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, Ilha Grande

Suggested Duration

10 Days

Let the natural beauty of the green coast charm you on this 10-day Brazil tour from the colorful capital of Rio to the charming coastal town of Paraty, and the immaculate island of Ilha Grande. Discover the atmospheric carnival energy, sweeping views atop rocky summits, thriving wilderness, and forests to hike through. The sun-washed shorelines rarely traveled by the crowds will exemplify your captivating adventure on the Brazilian coast.

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Trip Highlights

  • Visit Rio’s historic center to unpack the city’s Brazilian heritage and culture including a trip to the jaw-dropping Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro and bustling Saara neighborhood
  • Tour the colorful carnival of the Pimpolhos project to embrace the atmospheric Rio energy and view the elaborate costumes, thumping musical productions, and breathtaking dance performances that are on display
  • Relish a scenic cable car trip to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain and capture sensational cityscape views before you wander to the colossal Christ the Redeemer statue
  • Enjoy a peaceful walking tour of the coastal Portuguese colonial town of Paraty to discover the cultural houses, museums, churches, landmarks, and other sites showcasing the regional art and architecture
  • Cycle the winding trails of the Paraty coast to photogenic lookout points and cruise through the Atlantic Forest to a quiet beach on the other side of the canopy where you can catch your breath in the refreshing water
  • See more of Paraty and its gorgeous green coastline during a sailing tour to shimmering beaches that hug Brazil’s sensational seaboard
  • Hike through the magnificent Mamanguá Reserve on Ilha Grande island to the Saco de Mamanguá tropical fjord for surreal snapshots of the immaculate sea and landscapes
  • Wander from beach to beach on the breathtaking island until you reach the fine white sands of Lopes Mendes Beach for an afternoon of snorkeling, sunbathing, and surfing

Starting Price

$3,895 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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