Brazil Rio de Janeiro & Iguassu Falls

6 Days / 5 Nights – Rio de Janeiro & Iguassu Falls

Day 1 - Arrive Rio de Janeiro

Upon arrival and after clearing immigrations and customs you will be met and transferred by hotel shuttle with a Spanish & English speaking driver guide to ARENA LEME HOTEL or similar. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 - Rio de Janeiro - Full day shared tour of Corcovado & Sugar Loaf tour with lunch

In the morning, visit to Christ the Redeemer Statue at Corcovado Mountain taking the cog train through the luxuriant rain Forest. Enjoy the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding countryside. After the morning tour, relax and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, join the Sugar Loaf tour, driving by downtown Rio, with its fine colonial-style Portuguese buildings, and continuing on to the cable car at Praia Vermelha (also known as the red beach). A ride to the top of Sugar Loaf Mountain provides a wonderful view of the city nestling between the mountains and the sea. Enjoy the magical sight of the sun going down over Copacabana beach. Overnight at the hotel. (BL)

Includes: Driver-guide (Spanish & English speaking)

Day 3 - Rio de Janeiro

Day at leisure to explore this beautiful city & its wonderful beaches. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Optional tours in Rio de Janeiro:

Rio by night: Samba show (available on: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday): $ 115.00 per person.

Ginga Tropical show - A multicultural Brazil show that gathers on stage various cultures of our Tropical Country. A show that combines diversity and culture: The “Ziriguidum”, the Northeast, the A maz on and the Pampas with its Folklore. Bahia with its Capoeira, their mystical rituals and Rio de Janeiro with its incomparable bohemian Lapa, their dance halls and the perform of the legendary Tricksters. The luxurious Carnival, with fantastic drummers and beautiful Mulatas.

Day 4 - Rio de Janeiro / Iguassu by flight

Departure transfer to airport for your flight to Iguassu Falls. Met upon arrival and transfer to VIALE VATARATAS HOTEL or similar. Half day Brazilian side of the falls on shared basis with driver-guide (Spanish & English speaking). You will travel to the National Park of the Brazilian Falls (entrance fee not included). Your tour starts with a visit to the Main Center of the park, where the participants will have the opportunity to know more about the local ecosystem. From here a walk through the most important area of the park where you would enjoy astonishing views of the waterfalls. From the local belvedere you will enjoy the sight of the both sides of the waterfalls. Later you will return to the main point via the panoramic elevator. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Day 5 - Iguassu Falls

Half day Argentinean side of the falls on shared basis with driver- guide (Spanish & English speaking). Today you will visit the Argentina side of the falls with a brief stop at customs on the border between Brazil and Argentina. Your tour continues to the Tancredo Neves Bridge over the Iguassu River, that separates the border between Argentina and Brazil. Once in Argentina, a scenic highway up to the Argentine Iguassu Park leads you to the Argentinean Falls at Porto Canoas, that provides the access to the very brink of the awe-inspiring Devil’s Throat, largest of the Argentinean Falls, including the San Martin Falls. Later return to your hotel en route stopping at the “Three Borders” of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

Optional tour in Iguassu Falls:

The Bird Park (Extension of Brazilian side Falls): $90.00 per person

Located at the entrance of the National Park Bird Park is an ecological sanctuary, linking ecotourism with conservation. Huge nurseries provide a basic understanding of some 900 birds, 150 species. Brazilian birds predominate, but there are species of Australia, Africa and Asia represented. It also develops a recognized work of education, research and Environmental conservation. Other attractions include a butterfly nursery with approximately 25 species of reptiles, where you can see snakes and alligators are just a few meters away from the watchful Eyes.

Day 6 - Depart Iguassu Falls

Departure transfer from the hotel to the airport - Shared basis with driver-guide (Spanish & English speaking). (B)
Extend your tour to Amazon region or to Buzios.

Untitled Spreadsheet

  2018
           
  Arrive Brazil Depart Brazil Dbl Occ Single Occ  
  Aug 05 Aug 10 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Aug 12 Aug 17 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Aug 19 Aug 24 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Aug 26 Aug 31 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Sep 09 Sep 14 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Sep 16 Sep 21 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Sep 23 Sep 28 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Sep 30 Oct 05 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Oct 07 Oct 12 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Oct 14 Oct 19 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Oct 21 Oct 26 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Oct 28 Nov 02 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Nov 04 Nov 09 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Nov 11 Nov 16 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Nov 18 Nov 23 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Nov 25 Nov 30 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Dec 02 Dec 07 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Dec 09 Dec 14 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
  Dec 16 Dec 21 $1,014 Per person $1,392  
       
  Accommodation:    
       
  Rio de Janeiro        
  Arena Leme Hotel or Similar    
           
  Iguassu Falls        
  Viale Vataratas Hotel or Similar    

Included

  • Standard accommodation at hotels as indicated or similar
  • Meals as indicated: B = breakfasts daily, L = Lunch
  • Shared arrival & departure transfers
  • Shared sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • English-speaking guides during touring

Not Included

  • Any internal or international airfare, Brazil visa fees, Any optional tours, tips, personal expenses etc.