Paraty, Brazil

Classic Brazil Itinerary

Sightseeing, adventure and exploration, visiting villages, islands and waterfalls; this two-week holiday in Brazil has it all.

12 days from £2,585pp plus international flights.

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Culture Adventure and Beach

Day 1

Arrive In Rio De Janeiro

Your flight lands in Rio de Janeiro where you are met by a local representative and welcomed to Brazil. You are transferred to your city hotel. Your time is your own for the remainder of the day, allowing you to rest after the flight and look forward to the next twelve days in Brazil. The hotel has a lovely roof terrace with a pool overlooking Copacabana Beach, just the place to rest after your journey.

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Day 2

Guided Tour Of Rio

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before setting out to explore the city. Rio is one of the most famous cities in the world and there's so much to see and do that it can be hard to know where to begin. That's why we've arranged a tour today, led by a guide who knows the city well. You visit the major sites including the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue on Corcovado mountain, Sugar Loaf mountain with its superb views, the cathedral, the colourful Escadaria Selaron and the fashionable Santa Teresa district. It makes an excellent introduction to this lively and cosmopolitan city.

Breakfast

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Day 3

Free Day In Rio

Choose how to spend your second day in Rio. If you're feeling energetic you could hike up the Morro da Urca trail near Sugar Loaf Mountain, for panoramic views, and then ride the cable car down to sea level, or you could take to the saddle and explore by bike. Museums, botanical gardens, shops and beaches are among the many attractions, plus numerous cafes and restaurants when you want a break from sightseeing.

Breakfast

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Day 4

Rio to Ilha Grande

After breakfast you’ll be collected for a change of scene and the famous Costa Verde or green coast, named for its lush Atlantic forest. You’ll travel to Ilha Grande by car and boat transfer. There are no transport services on Ilha Grande, this is where you switch off and tune in to local life. Check in to your hotel and enjoy afternoon tea.

Breakfast

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Day 5 & 6

Ilha Grande

These two days have been kept totally free so you can do as much or as little as you choose. Spend your time walking the island and exploring with no fixed agenda. Meet with the locals and enjoy some simple and delicious sea food.

Breakfast

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Day 7

Ilha Grande to Paraty

Today you will be moving on to Paraty. The transfer will be by speedboat and vehicle. Sit back and enjoy the ride as you pass rocky coves and sandy beaches including Angra Dos Reis. After check-in you’ll be whisked off on a walking tour to explore the beauty and riches of this UENSCO World Heritage Site.

Breakfast

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Day 8

Paraty

Now you know your way around you have today free to explore on your own. Wander through the streets admiring the beautiful colonial architecture, try some of the local sweets and delicacies such as the famous cachaca Gabriela, you won’t be disappointed.

Breakfast

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Day 9

Fly to Iguacu

Your private transfer will drive you back to Sao Paolo (4hrs) and from here you catch the flight to Iguacu. Settle in at your hotel, enjoy the pool. Later you can dine at the hotel or one of the many nearby restaurants.

Breakfast

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Day 10

Iguacu Falls - Brazilian Side

Today you will be able to experience the famous Iguacu Falls from the Brazilian side with a guided tour to help you get the most of this iconic landmark. We prefer to take this tour in the morning, but of course, the choice is yours.

Breakfast

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Day 11

Iguazu Falls - Argentinian Side

It’s now the turn of the Argentinian side to showcase the Falls. The Devil’s Throat is on this side, some say this is the most spectacular part of the falls. Explore some of the extensive network of trails and you will return to your hotel late afternoon.

Breakfast, lunch

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Day 12

Departure

After breakfast you’ll be collected and driven to the airport in time to catch your onward flight.

Breakfast

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Client Rating for Brazil 5/5 from 54 reviews