Deserted beach with coconut trees in Ilhéus on the coast of Bahia Brazil

Classic 13-Day Brazil Tour of Rio, Iguazu, Salvador, & More

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Countries Visited

Brazil, Argentina

Places Visited

Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu, Salvador, Ilhéus...

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Suggested Duration

13 Days

The fascinating local culture, immaculate Iguazu landscapes, and crisp Bahia coastline will blow you away on this 13-day tour of Brazil’s classic cultural and wilderness experiences. You will explore the carnivals and markets of Rio de Janeiro beneath the towering Christ the Redeemer monument, wander the lush wilderness that wraps around the impressive Iguazu Falls, and walk along the breathtaking Bahia coastline of Itacaré to capture the country’s natural wonders.

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Trip Highlights

  • Cruise the mountains of Rio in Brazil on a tour to the phenomenal Christ the Redeemer monument, beautiful indigenous Botanical Gardens, and more
  • Delight in a backstage carnival experience of the Pimpolhos project in Rio to uncover the vibrant performance and art culture before you tour the São Bento Monastery
  • Visit one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Iguazu Falls, from Foz do Iguaçu and capture surreal scenic photography of the lush jungles
  • Explore the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls and stroll exquisite pathways through the jungle-clad landscape to view Garganta del Diablo, Iguazu river canyon, and more
  • Soar across the skies on a private helicopter tour that will share birds-eye views of the pounding Iguazu Falls and surrounding wilderness
  • Cycle through the Iguazu National Park to see the Floriano, Deodoro da Fonseca, Benjamín Constant, and Salto Uniao falls as well as bird-watching along the way
  • Tour the Bahia neighborhoods of Salvador to the Peninsula of Itapagipe, the Church of Bonfim, the Monserrat district, and the Mercado Modelo
  • Explore Salvador’s famous São Joaquim market and visit the Church of San Francisco, the Cathedral, and the Municipal Square
  • Hike through the Fazenda Juerana forest to the Cachoeira waterfall and enjoy a day of peaceful wildlife discover on the Cocoa Coast
  • Discover the environmental initiatives and protective efforts of the local Brazilian Bahia people on a tour of Serra de Conduru State Park from the Floresta Viva Institute

Starting Price

$14,360 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

  • Accommodations
  • 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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