Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Rio, Uakari and Fernando de Noronha Itinerary

Rio, the Amazon and the best beaches in Brazil, with plenty of time fully to experience each place.

14 days from £3200pp plus international flights.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 1

Arrive Rio de Janeiro

Arrive at Rio de Janeiro airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel, your base for the next three nights. Relax after your journey and enjoy views of Copacabana Beach from the hotel and maybe take a refreshing dip in the rooftop pool.

Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 2

Rio de Janeiro Tour

You have a full day guided tour of the city today, to help you get your bearings. Among the sites you will visit are Corcovado and the famous Christ the Redeemer statue and the Sugarloaf Mountain from which there are fantastic views of the city. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon and the rest of the day is free.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 3

Rio de Janeiro

A free day to enjoy the sites of Rio. You may want to take a stroll along Copacabana Beach, indulge in some retail therapy or continue the sightseeing. Of course, you can always opt to take it easy at the hotel. As well as the outdoor pool, there is a sauna and relaxation room, a restaurant and two bars and, of course, those lovely ocean views.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 4

To Manaus

Transfer to the airport for the flight to Manaus, the gateway to the Amazon. On arrival you will be driven to your mansion style hotel near the opera house. Enjoy some R&R by the pool, sip on a cocktail at the bar and dine on tasty fare in the bistro. Relax here and take a wander to explore the area or hire a bike if you prefer.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 5

Meeting Of The Waters Tour

A full day tour to the Meeting of the Waters, the confluence of the Rio Negro, a river with dark, almost black, water, and the sandy-coloured Rio Solimoes. For almost 7kms these waters run side by side without mixing. This natural phenomenon is due to the differences in temperature, speed and water density of the two rivers and is fascinating to observe.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 6

To Uakari Floating Lodge In The Amazon

Transfer to Manaus airport for the flight to Tefe followed by a 90 minute boat ride to Uakari Floating Lodge, which will be your home for the next three nights. The lodge is located in the Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, the largest protected area of flooded forest in the Amazon and is a great base for wildlife viewing.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 7

At Uakari Floating Lodge

There are various activities available from the lodge including canoe trips, forest hikes, visits to local villages and nocturnal excursions. The scenery changes according to the season, but there is always plenty to see and do. Activities will take place in the early morning and the afternoon, leaving time for lunch and a siesta at the lodge in between.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 8

At Uakari Floating Lodge

A second day of activities in the Amazon. On walking excursions and canoe rides you will have the chance to see caiman, pink river dolphins, and the endemic, red-faced Uakari monkey. Howler, squirrel and black Capuchin monkeys also reside in the treetops, along with macaws, toucans, sloths and the fascinating-looking hoatzin.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 9

To Manaus

Depart Uakari by boat for the return journey to Tefe and the flight back to Manaus, where you check in to the Villa Amazonia once again. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to enjoy the hotel's facilities, or step out to explore the town.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 10

To Fernando De Noronha

Today you leave the Amazon, with a flight to Fernando de Noronha. This beautiful archipelago of 21 islands is 350kms off the northeast coast and was declared a Marine National Park in 1988. It has two of the best beaches in Brazil, excellent snorkelling and world class diving in crystal clear waters rich with marine life, backed by tropical landscapes. You'll stay in the Dolphin Hotel for the next four nights.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 11

In Fernando De Noronha

The hotel is located in 12 hectares of gardens at the foot of Pico Hill. Spend time relaxing by the pool or if you want to be more active and venture further afield, you can hire a buggy to explore the area or take a boat trip to neighbouring islands, take things at your own pace.

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Days 12 & 13

In Fernando De Noronha

Two more days in which to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Fernando de Noronha. You could follow one of the many walking trails on the island or laze on a beach. Fernando de Noronha has two of Brazil's top beaches, Praia do Leao and Praia do Sancho. Both offer crystal clear blue water with areas for swimming and snorkelling. And don't forget to sample the fresh seafood!

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Rio, Uakari and Fernando do Noronha

Day 14

Depart

After breakfast you will be transferred from the hotel to the airport for the flight to Recife, where your holiday ends.

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