A 12 day trip to Brazil 

Would you like to visit: one of the Seven Wonders of the World? One of the most impressive waterfalls in the world? One of the most well-preserved historical cities, Rio de Janeiro?
Highlights: Iguazu Waterfalls, Rainforest, Corcovado - one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Tijuca National Park, Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguazu, Paraty.

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General Information

Detailed Itinerary

Places Visited 

The package has three different destinations:
Foz do Iguaçu. It's located in the Western extreme of Paraná State, and spreads further to the region of the Misiones Province, in Argentina;
The Marvelous City: Rio de Janeiro, located in the southeast of Brazil, 600 km from São Paulo City;
And Paraty, that is situated between the sea and the Atlantic rainforest covered mountains of Serra da Bocaina, 180 km along the coast from Rio de Janeiro.

Departure Dates 

Flexible and customizable for private departures.

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 1:

Arrival in Foz do Iguaçu (IGU). Private transfer with guide to the Hotel Bourbon. Check in and free time to enjoy the city.

Day 2:

In the morning we will enjoy a half day tour to the Falls at the Brazilian Side. We will walk along the catwalk - one kilometer of easy hike - where there are several gorgeous panoramic views of the Falls and, at the end of the catwalk, a fantastic close-up encounter with the Devils’ Throat and main falls. The tour ends at the upper part of Iguazu Falls accessed through a panoramic elevator.
In the afternoon, we will get to know the important Itaipú Dam. The visit includes a film shown at the Visitors’ Center and a bus ride in the external part of the dam with stops at special lookout points for appreciation.

Day 3:

A full day tour to the Falls at the Argentinean side. We will board on a gas-propelled train, which will take us to the upper falls circuit and the Devil’s Throat. Once we are at the Devil’s Throat Station, we will take a walk for approximately 1km on a flat catwalk built over the Upper Iguazu River - crossing several islands where we can find snack bars and some infrastructure. At the end of the catwalks, we will be surprised by a strategic lookout point resting on the side of the gorgeous Devil’s Throat.

Day 4:

Early morning private transfer to the airport IGU. Flight to Rio de Janeiro. Private transfer with guide to the Hotel Mar Ipanema. Check in and free time to enjoy the city.

Day 5:

An 8-hour tour to get to know the geography and urban life of Rio visiting the amazing statue of the Christ (elected one of the Seven Wonders of the World), the Tijuca Forest (one of the biggest urban forest in the world) and the Santa Teresa district. From there, we will take the old tram over the aqueduct to downtown, where we will have lunch. After lunch, we will walk around the downtown area, getting to know its main historical places and multicultural aspects.

Day 6:

Free day to enjoy the best of Rio de Janeiro.

Day 7:

Half day tour to the Sugar Loaf. We will start our day walking through a path that takes us along the foot of the Sugar Loaf through the lush, green forest along the Atlantic Ocean. We will be able to appreciate spectacular views of the ocean and the mountains. After our walk, we will continue, by cable car, up to the Morro da Urca, the middle station on the way to the Sugar Loaf. From there we will continue by another cable car up to the 396 meters high Sugar Loaf mountain to enjoy the stunning view.

Day 8:

A 4-hour private transfer with guide to Paraty, a cozy and charming historical town, situated in the Green Coast - between the sea and the Atlantic rainforest. Check in at the hotel and free time to enjoy the city.

Day 9:

Day at leisure to relax by visiting churches, old buildings and ateliers.

Day 10:

A 5-hour boat trip visiting stunning beaches and islands with three stops to relax and take a dive. Great opportunity for snorkeling and swimming.

Day 11:

A jeep tour will take us to the Atlantic Rainforest where we will be able to experience the fantastic waterfalls at the Serra da Bocaina to enjoy its natural beauties and attractions. The first stop is at the Gold trail, where we will get to know a little more about the history of this trail. After this, the tour goes to the restaurant Villa Verde, an optional stop for lunch. The next stop is at Murycana’s Farm - where it is possible to experience a “cachaça” distillery.

Day 12:

Early morning private transfer without guide from Paraty to São Paulo´s airport (GRU). Flight back to your country.


Starting Price 

This trip is customizable for your private travel.

What's Included 

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all guided tours and activities (dependent on season)
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.