Highlights of Brazil Tour - 8 days
Group tour /
from Salvador Da Bahia
Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels
Salvador Da Bahia
(2) - Iguassu (2) - Rio
De Janeiro (3)
Cultural group tour,
Day 1: Arrive Salvador da Bahia
You will be greeted upon your
arrival and will be transferred to your hotel.
Day 2: Salvador Da Bahia
In the morning begin
the half day sightseeing tour.
This tour will give a good overall impression of Salvador and its principal historical
landmarks. Departing from the hotel directly to Farol da
Barra (Lighthouse) at Barra district, continue to
Municipal Square with a stop
at the Lacerda Elevator for a breathtaking view of Baía
de Todos os
(All Saints Bay). Walking through the cobblestone
streets of the Pelourinho district, the city's historic
old town, UNESCO world heritage. Visit the Baroque
Cathedral, built by the Jesuits in 1672 and
Sao Francisco Church, Brazil's
most famous religious structure with its intricately
carved gold-leafed rosewood interior, fine paintings and
sculpture and valuable silver ornamentation. Visit also
and walk back to the bus parking. Return to the hotel.
Afternoon is free for leisure. In the evening the
following optional can be booked with your guide
by night (Show & dinner)
Enjoy regional Bahia food at a typical restaurant
followed by a colorful dance and music show presenting
Bahia’s rich afro-Brazilian culture.
Day 3: Salvador Da Bahia
In the morning leave Salvador da Bahia and take a
flight to Iguassu. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and check-in.
Iguassu is one of the biggest wonders of nature in South
America: located amidst a sub-tropical forest in the
triangle of Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil, a gigantic
row of waterfalls goes down into the river Iguassu.
Day 4: Iguassu (B)
Today visit the Argentinean side
of the falls. Leaving from the hotel on the Brazilian
side for a drive and a quick customs check, crossing the Tancredo
Bridge over the
River, which forms the border between Argentina & Brazil. Once in Argentina, tour takes a scenic highway up the
Stopping at the Visitors’ Centre and proceeding from
there the Superior Circuit, the up-river cascades, to
the Inferior Circuit, the down-river falls and then
takes the Ecological Jungle Train that leads visitors to
and from the most impressive observation point of the
falls – The Devil's Throat . Return to the hotel.
Day 5: Iguassu –
Rio De Janeiro
In the morning visit the Brazilian
side of the falls. The tour leaves from the hotel by
coach and crossing Iguassu
National Park as far as the
It follows a walk along the paths following cascades and
then along the catwalk that leads very close to the
bottom of the Devil’s Throat to enjoy magnificent views.
Take an elevator to go up to the road, and there board
the coach to get back to the hotel.
Transfer to the airport for flight to Ri De
Janeiro. Upon arrival pick-up and transfer to the hotel.
Day 6: Rio de Janeiro (B)
During a half day city tour the
most important sights of Rio
will be shown. Drive along Guanabara Bay and
as far as downtown. Visit of the downtown area, passing
by the financial and business centre and by other
attractions such as the
Church, Saint Sebastian Cathedral, Lapa
Arches, Municipal Theatre, National Library, Fine Arts
Museum, and by the Sambadrome, site of
Rio’s famous Carnival parade. Proceed to the
Urca District to board a cable car for a two-staged
ascent up to the famous Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Afternoon is free at leisure or optional half day Corcovado tour.
This afternoon starts a half day beach tour including a
visit to the Corcovado
statue. Leaving the hotel you proceed as far as Cosme
Velho Station to board a cog-train for the ride through
Tijuca Forest up to
The train ride takes 20 minutes and is a wonderful
opportunity for a closer look at the forest’s lush
tropical vegetation and to enjoy scenic landscapes of
the beaches and the city. Disembarking at the top of
and then proceeding up the steps will lead to the top
lookout where the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer
stands. After appreciating the breathtaking view
unfolding below descend by train and continue passing by
some of Rio’s beaches.
Day 7: Rio de Janeiro (B)
Day at leisure or you can book the below optional tours
directly with your guide.
Optional: Full day tour to
Going on a scenic drive up Serra dos
Range across the
Forest's lush vegetation through
mountains and valleys as far as 850m high
Petropolis. Visit of the
Summer Palace and the Cathedral, and touring along that
charming city's highlights, such as the
Santos Dumont's House, old mansions and charming
by night – Show in the evening
Visit a folklore and Carnival show featuring skilled
dancers, entertainers, samba bands and wonderful
costumes in a wonderful display of Brazilian folklore
Day 8: Departure (B)
Transfer to airport for flight
back home. Thank you for visiting Brazil.
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