RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
Baia de Guanabara
FOZ DO IGUAÇU
FOZ DO IGUAÇU
LAGOA BONITA
LAGOA BONITA
Barreirinhas
DELTA DAS AMÉRICAS
DELTA DAS AMÉRICAS
Guará (Scarlet Ibis)
LAGOA GRANDE
LAGOA GRANDE
Jericoacoara
RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
Baia de Guanabara
FOZ DO IGUAÇÚ
FOZ DO IGUAÇÚ
DELTA DAS AMÉRICAS
DELTA DAS AMÉRICAS
Guará
JERICOACOARA
JERICOACOARA
Lagoa Grande

Brazil: the great adventure

13 days e 12 nights
Type of travel:
Cultural tourism
Adventure tourism
Ecological tourism
Duration of the trip:
13 days e 12 nights
Transports / Excursions:
Shared
States visited:
Ceará
Maranhão
Paraná
Piauí
Rio de Janeiro
Flights:
Not included
Departure:
Daily
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Brazil: the great adventure - 13 days e 12 nights

You will discover ...

Rio de Janeiro
Foz do Iguaçu
Puerto Iguazú
São Luís
Lençois Maranhenses
Barreirinhas
Mandacarù
Caburè
Paulino Neves
Tutoia
Parnaiba
Camocim
Jericoacoara
Fortaleza
Route and duration (remind you that the program can be customized or reversed)

Day 1
Rio de Janeiro

Arrival in Rio de Janeiro and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.
Remaining part of the day is to visit this wonderful city.

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.


Day 2
Rio de Janeiro

Morning departure between 8:00 am and 9:20 am in not air-conditioned Jeep to Corcovado excursion up the 709-meter high hill where you find  “Cristo Redentor”  or “Jesus Christ statue” dominating the marvelous city and where one of the most beautiful landscapes of any Brazilian city can be seen with full view of Guanabara Bay.

The afternoon excursion to “Pão de Açúcar” or “Sugarloaf Mountain”, which together with Corcovado, share the best tourist attraction and most spectacular view of the city.
The lift is done by cable cars in two steps: during the first step you go 220 m up morro do Urca  for one of the best views of Guanabara Bay and Botafogo bay. The second stretch takes you up another 396 meters where you can see a good part of the waterfront, Fort Santa Cruz and Corcovado

An English guide will accompany you during the excursion, fees for entrance to Corcovado, Sugarloaf Mountain and lunch are included

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.


Day 3
Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leizure is to visit this wonderful city. 

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.


Day 4
Rio de Janeiro / Foz do Iguaçú

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of Rio de Janeiro and flight departure.
Leave hotel 3 hours before plane take-off.

Arrival in Foz do Iguacu airport and hotel accommodation in air-conditioned car.

Afternoon departure at 2:00 pm to visit waterfalls on the Brazilian side. Created in 1939 and recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site in 1986, the park contains 272 waterfalls up to 82 meters high, forming a giant 2,700-meter long semi-circle. This scenery offers visitors and unforgettable spectacle.
Next, directly contracting a local agent, you can go on a macuco safári on rubber motorboats getting close to whirlpools formed by waterfalls.

Overnight stay in Foz do Iguacu with breakfast.


Day 5
Foz do Iguaçu

Breakfast at hotel.

Set out 8:00 am to visit waterfalls on Argentinian side, following a trail that crosses the National Park where plants, flowers and several species of trees can be observed, ending up at various observation points of the falls, crossing suspended bridges and reaching the most impressive point, the "garganta do diablo" Devil’s throat.
Return to the hotel in the afternoon.

Overnight stay in Foz do Iguaçu with breakfast.

 


Day 6
Foz do Iguaçu / São Luis

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of Foz do Iguaçu and flight departure.
Leave hotel 2 hours before plane take-off.

Arrival in São Luís and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.
This is the first step of the trip and starting point to visit the "Rota das emoções or “Route of emotions”"
Remaining part of the day is to visit the city.

Overnight stay in São Luís with breakfast.
 


Day 7
São Luís / Barreirinhas

Set out in the morning between 6:50 am and 7:40 am in an air-conditioned mini-bus travelling along 270 km of paved road bound for Barreirinhas (gateway to Lençóis Maranhenses); trip duration 4 and a half hours.

After getting settled in the inn, departure at 2:00 pm for excursion in a 4x4 ( no air conditioning), Rio Preguiça is crossed by ferry to continue the trip until the Grandes Lençois Maranhenses National Park, then the trip begins with an excursion on foot to visit Lagoa Azul and Lagoa do Peixe or Lagoa Bonita. Return to city after 6:00 pm.

Overnight in Barreirinhas with breakfast.


Day 8
Barreirinhas

Departure in the morning at 8:30 am to the port in Barreirinhas, set out in motorboat down Rio Preguiça towards the ocean.
The first stop is in the Vassouras region to visit the Pequenos Lençóis Maranhenses and see local fauna in the monkey tent known as “tenda dos macacos”; second stop is in the village called Mandacarú, a small fishing village where you can climb up the light house called “Farol Preguiças” navy lighthouse to enjoy an enchanting site of the Lencois Maranhenses, Rio Preguiça flowing into the ocean and the immense native forest; finally arriving at Caburé beach to eat lunch (not included in price) and swim in the river or sea.
Return to city after 3:00 pm.

Overnight in Barreirinhas with breakfast.


Day 9
Barreirinhas / Tutoia / Parnaiba

Departure at 09:30 am in air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle to the city of Tutóia which is located on the border between Maranhão and Piauí states.
On this day, we take the panoramic route for 3 and a half hours, following sand trails, which in the rainy season, can be flooded, you find exuberantly beautiful landscape, prairies that are slowly being overtaken by sand dunes and cabins of the natives emerging at the "foot" of the desert.
Upon arriving in the small city of Rio Novo, we continue traveling 34km of paved road until we arrive in Tutóia. During the car trip, we’ll stop for lunch (not included in the price) in the village of Lagoinha, in a simple but cozy restaurant located in front of a clear water lagoon.

Arriving at the port of Tutóia around 14:30,  we depart in a fast boat to visit Delta das Americas which marks the border between Maranhão and Piauí states, formed by the Parnaíba River and effluents, which in their path toward the ocean create a group of islands, offering a beautiful view of dunes, desert beaches and streams covered by mangroves and inhabited by thousands of crabs giving rise to a piece of Amazon forest in “Route of emotions”; duration of the trip is 4 full hours with stops for swimming and taking pictures.
We’re going to navigate along more than 70 km of this beautiful delta, crossing paths with native fisherman in their simple sailing canoes; it’s going to be a fascinating trip.
At the end of the excursion, the sunset, from July to January, offers the possibility of watching hundreds of fire-red ibises in flight to their own refuges in the middle of the forest, a truly amazing spectacle.

Overnight stay in Parnaíba with breakfast.


Day 10
Parnaiba / Jericoacoara

Departure at 8:00 in the morning in an air-conditioned 4X4 to the village of Jericoacoara, travelling the panoramic route through the dunes of Luis Correia and continue along 75 km of paved road until we reach Chaval where we climb go up the observatory to see look over the small city with its houses constructed in the middle of giant rocks.
We then travel 50 km of paved road until we arrive to the city of Camocim where we cross “Rio Coreaù” boarding a ferry and the trip continues long a 40-km stretch of coast, through trails, edging sand dunes, palm trees and coconut trees on the way to Tatajuba where we get to know the lagoon "Lagoa Grande” and proceed until we get the village of Jericoacoara. Duration of the trip is 6 full hours.
We’d like to mention that the actual duration of each visit is influenced by the schedule of the tides and is decided at the moment of the excursion. 

Overnight stay in Jericoacoara with breakfast. 


Day 11
Jericoacoara

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leisure is to visit this wonderful village. 

Overnight stay in Jericoacoara with breakfast.


Day 12
Jericoacoara / Fortaleza

Leave between  11:30 am and 12:00 noon to Fortaleza, this day we travel along a road that is approximately 6 hours shorter on 300 km of paved road, the trip is divided into two parts: the first with a local vehicle (no air condition) going through trails until arrival in the town of Jijoca on paved road where we will depart via air-conditioned tourist mini-bus to the second part of the trajectory, arrival in Fortaleza about 7:00 pm.

Overnight stay in Fortaleza with breakfast. 


Day 13
Fortaleza

Breakfast at the hotel.

Acclimatized transfer to the airport of Fortaleza.
Departure from the hotel 3 hours before the flight.

End of the services.


Departures
  • Our trips are daily so you can choose without worrying about pre-determined days.
Route and duration (remind you that the program can be customized or reversed)
Route and duration (remind you that the program can be customized or reversed)
Day 1
Rio de Janeiro
- Rio de Janeiro

Arrival in Rio de Janeiro and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.
Remaining part of the day is to visit this wonderful city.

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.

Day 2
Rio de Janeiro
- Rio de Janeiro

Morning departure between 8:00 am and 9:20 am in not air-conditioned Jeep to Corcovado excursion up the 709-meter high hill where you find  “Cristo Redentor”  or “Jesus Christ statue” dominating the marvelous city and where one of the most beautiful landscapes of any Brazilian city can be seen with full view of Guanabara Bay.

The afternoon excursion to “Pão de Açúcar” or “Sugarloaf Mountain”, which together with Corcovado, share the best tourist attraction and most spectacular view of the city.
The lift is done by cable cars in two steps: during the first step you go 220 m up morro do Urca  for one of the best views of Guanabara Bay and Botafogo bay. The second stretch takes you up another 396 meters where you can see a good part of the waterfront, Fort Santa Cruz and Corcovado

An English guide will accompany you during the excursion, fees for entrance to Corcovado, Sugarloaf Mountain and lunch are included

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.

Day 3
Rio de Janeiro
- Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leizure is to visit this wonderful city. 

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.

Day 4
Rio de Janeiro / Foz do Iguaçú
- Rio de Janeiro / Foz do Iguaçú

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of Rio de Janeiro and flight departure.
Leave hotel 3 hours before plane take-off.

Arrival in Foz do Iguacu airport and hotel accommodation in air-conditioned car.

Afternoon departure at 2:00 pm to visit waterfalls on the Brazilian side. Created in 1939 and recognized by UNESCO as a World Natural Heritage Site in 1986, the park contains 272 waterfalls up to 82 meters high, forming a giant 2,700-meter long semi-circle. This scenery offers visitors and unforgettable spectacle.
Next, directly contracting a local agent, you can go on a macuco safári on rubber motorboats getting close to whirlpools formed by waterfalls.

Overnight stay in Foz do Iguacu with breakfast.

Day 5
Foz do Iguaçu
- Foz do Iguaçu

Breakfast at hotel.

Set out 8:00 am to visit waterfalls on Argentinian side, following a trail that crosses the National Park where plants, flowers and several species of trees can be observed, ending up at various observation points of the falls, crossing suspended bridges and reaching the most impressive point, the "garganta do diablo" Devil’s throat.
Return to the hotel in the afternoon.

Overnight stay in Foz do Iguaçu with breakfast.

 

Day 6
Foz do Iguaçu / São Luis
- Foz do Iguaçu / São Luis

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of Foz do Iguaçu and flight departure.
Leave hotel 2 hours before plane take-off.

Arrival in São Luís and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.
This is the first step of the trip and starting point to visit the "Rota das emoções or “Route of emotions”"
Remaining part of the day is to visit the city.

Overnight stay in São Luís with breakfast.
 

Day 7
São Luís / Barreirinhas
- São Luís / Barreirinhas

Set out in the morning between 6:50 am and 7:40 am in an air-conditioned mini-bus travelling along 270 km of paved road bound for Barreirinhas (gateway to Lençóis Maranhenses); trip duration 4 and a half hours.

After getting settled in the inn, departure at 2:00 pm for excursion in a 4x4 ( no air conditioning), Rio Preguiça is crossed by ferry to continue the trip until the Grandes Lençois Maranhenses National Park, then the trip begins with an excursion on foot to visit Lagoa Azul and Lagoa do Peixe or Lagoa Bonita. Return to city after 6:00 pm.

Overnight in Barreirinhas with breakfast.

Day 8
Barreirinhas
- Barreirinhas

Departure in the morning at 8:30 am to the port in Barreirinhas, set out in motorboat down Rio Preguiça towards the ocean.
The first stop is in the Vassouras region to visit the Pequenos Lençóis Maranhenses and see local fauna in the monkey tent known as “tenda dos macacos”; second stop is in the village called Mandacarú, a small fishing village where you can climb up the light house called “Farol Preguiças” navy lighthouse to enjoy an enchanting site of the Lencois Maranhenses, Rio Preguiça flowing into the ocean and the immense native forest; finally arriving at Caburé beach to eat lunch (not included in price) and swim in the river or sea.
Return to city after 3:00 pm.

Overnight in Barreirinhas with breakfast.

Day 9
Barreirinhas / Tutoia / Parnaiba
- Barreirinhas / Tutoia / Parnaiba

Departure at 09:30 am in air-conditioned 4x4 vehicle to the city of Tutóia which is located on the border between Maranhão and Piauí states.
On this day, we take the panoramic route for 3 and a half hours, following sand trails, which in the rainy season, can be flooded, you find exuberantly beautiful landscape, prairies that are slowly being overtaken by sand dunes and cabins of the natives emerging at the "foot" of the desert.
Upon arriving in the small city of Rio Novo, we continue traveling 34km of paved road until we arrive in Tutóia. During the car trip, we’ll stop for lunch (not included in the price) in the village of Lagoinha, in a simple but cozy restaurant located in front of a clear water lagoon.

Arriving at the port of Tutóia around 14:30,  we depart in a fast boat to visit Delta das Americas which marks the border between Maranhão and Piauí states, formed by the Parnaíba River and effluents, which in their path toward the ocean create a group of islands, offering a beautiful view of dunes, desert beaches and streams covered by mangroves and inhabited by thousands of crabs giving rise to a piece of Amazon forest in “Route of emotions”; duration of the trip is 4 full hours with stops for swimming and taking pictures.
We’re going to navigate along more than 70 km of this beautiful delta, crossing paths with native fisherman in their simple sailing canoes; it’s going to be a fascinating trip.
At the end of the excursion, the sunset, from July to January, offers the possibility of watching hundreds of fire-red ibises in flight to their own refuges in the middle of the forest, a truly amazing spectacle.

Overnight stay in Parnaíba with breakfast.

Day 10
Parnaiba / Jericoacoara
- Parnaiba / Jericoacoara

Departure at 8:00 in the morning in an air-conditioned 4X4 to the village of Jericoacoara, travelling the panoramic route through the dunes of Luis Correia and continue along 75 km of paved road until we reach Chaval where we climb go up the observatory to see look over the small city with its houses constructed in the middle of giant rocks.
We then travel 50 km of paved road until we arrive to the city of Camocim where we cross “Rio Coreaù” boarding a ferry and the trip continues long a 40-km stretch of coast, through trails, edging sand dunes, palm trees and coconut trees on the way to Tatajuba where we get to know the lagoon "Lagoa Grande” and proceed until we get the village of Jericoacoara. Duration of the trip is 6 full hours.
We’d like to mention that the actual duration of each visit is influenced by the schedule of the tides and is decided at the moment of the excursion. 

Overnight stay in Jericoacoara with breakfast. 

Day 11
Jericoacoara
- Jericoacoara

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leisure is to visit this wonderful village. 

Overnight stay in Jericoacoara with breakfast.

Day 12
Jericoacoara / Fortaleza
- Jericoacoara / Fortaleza

Leave between  11:30 am and 12:00 noon to Fortaleza, this day we travel along a road that is approximately 6 hours shorter on 300 km of paved road, the trip is divided into two parts: the first with a local vehicle (no air condition) going through trails until arrival in the town of Jijoca on paved road where we will depart via air-conditioned tourist mini-bus to the second part of the trajectory, arrival in Fortaleza about 7:00 pm.

Overnight stay in Fortaleza with breakfast. 

Day 13
Fortaleza
- Fortaleza

Breakfast at the hotel.

Acclimatized transfer to the airport of Fortaleza.
Departure from the hotel 3 hours before the flight.

End of the services.

Departures
Departures
  • Our trips are daily so you can choose without worrying about pre-determined days.

Conditions

Included in the package
  • Overnight with breakfast.
  • Tickets to enter to the Sugar Loaf and Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Acclimatized transfer with a driver.
  • The excursions and activities above described (the transport is not with vehicles for exclusive use).
  • A local Portuguese speaking guide.
Not included
  • The internationals and domestic flights.
  • Tickets at the Falls of Foz do Iguaçu and Argentina.
  • Drinks and food.
  • Medical travel and Trip Cancellation insurance.
Additional options
  • English speaking guide.
  • Private transfers and excursions with vehicles for exclusive use.
Extra information
  • You need a Visa to enter in Argentina from Foz do Iguaçu. This Visa is basically a stamp on a page of your passport, letting the Argentine authorities endorse your visit to their country.
  • Unaccompanied minors must have permission from parents (father or mother), certified by the their consulate, on the border between Brazil and Argentina.
  • During the drought season, between October and February, the water level of the lagoons of the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park decreases and the most of them are completely dry.
  • Do not forget the sun block, the hat, the cap, the sunglasses and of course the swimsuit.
  • Brasil Planet has no constraints with the restaurants envisaged for the route, which are chosen by drivers and guides for logistical reasons and to offer a good quality at reasonable prices. Therefore remains at the discretion of the client whether to accept or to prefer, when available, another restaurant nearby.
  • Brasil Planet is not responsible for objects forgotten in hotels or inside the vehicles.
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Hotel Américas Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro
Rua Barata Ribeiro, 550, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 22040-001
Boasting a rooftop pool and located 500 m from Copacabana Beach, Americas Copacabana Hotel offers accommodation in Rio de Janeiro. Guests can enjoy their on site restaurant or have a cocktail at the bar. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property.
Rooms at Copacabana Hotel Américas are air conditioned and fitted with a minibar, a flat-screen cable TV, a laptop safe and a desk. The private bathroom comes with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.
You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Hotel Américas Copacabana also features a fitness centre.
Hotel Continental Inn
Foz do Iguaçu
Town center - Av. Paraná, 1089, 85852000 Foz do Iguaçu
The 4-star Continental Inn Hotel welcomes you in downtown Foz do Iguassu offering well-equipped rooms and a wide range of leisure facilities and other services. The outdoor pool, sauna, games room and tennis court are some of the options offered for guests who want to keep in shape while staying in the Continental Inn. A restaurant and two bars are found on site, providing meals and drinks for all tastes. The hotel also offers an executive office, car rental and different shops, as well as room service available 24 hours a day.
Hotel Praiabella
Sao Luis
Litoranea beach - Av. Avicênia 1, 65071-370 São Luís
Praiabella Hotel is located in front of the Calhau Beach on the Litoranea avenue; offers modern accommodation, and it also features a swimming pool with Atlantic Ocean views.
The comfortable rooms are simply furnished, yet offer modern conveniences such as LCD TVs and air conditioning. All rooms feature a private balcony and superior rooms enjoy panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean.
Pousada do Buriti
Barreirinhas
Town center - Rua Inácio Lins. S/N, 65590-000 Barreirinhas
Hotel Pousada Do Buriti offers accommodation with balcony, an outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and free parking. It is located in downtown Barreirinhas, 200 metres from the River Preguiças. The air-conditioned rooms are simply furnished with a TV and a minibar. Guests can enjoy their hammocks, set on the balcony.
A buffet breakfast is served in the eating area each morning. Buriti´s bar prepares a variety of drinks and refreshments during the day.
Pousada Vila Parnaiba
Parnaiba
Town center - Rua Monsenhor Joaquim Lopes 500, 64200-150 Parnaíba
Located 500 metres from the historical centre, Vila Parnaiba offers a buffet breakfast, an outdoor pool and free Wi-fi. All air-conditioned rooms offer an LCD TV, a telephone and a private bathroom. Simply styled, they also provide bed linens and bath towels. The buffet breakfast at Vila Parnaiba includes fresh fruits, breads and cakes, as well as a selection of drinks.
Pousada Surfing Jeri
Jericoacoara
Town center - Rua São Francisco 150, 62598-000 Jericoacoara
The hotel offers an enchanting harmony between its architecture and the native nature in a central location of Sao Francisco Street, only 170 meters from the beach.
The Pousada Surfing Jeri offers air-conditioned rooms and bungalows with private balcony and hammock. All accommodations feature free internet connection and other amenities. A rich breakfast is included in the room price and served in a cozy ambiance next to the outdoor pool.
Hotel Ponta Mar
Fortaleza
Beira Mar beach - Av. Beira Mar, 2200, CEP 60165-121, Fortaleza
As a guest of Ponta Mar Hotel, you can enjoy the ocean´s breeze while relaxing by the outdoor pool or while working out in the poolside gym.
The Ponta Mar Hotel offers 4-star services in an excellent location on the oceanfront of Meireles Beach, just a few meters from Fortaleza’s most popular handicraft market.
Without any additional charge, you are invited to savor a rich breakfast buffet every morning and use the free Wi-Fi that is available in all areas.