RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
FOZ DO IGUAÇU
FOZ DO IGUAÇU
Waterfalls Brazilian side
LAGOA BONITA
LAGOA BONITA
Barreirinhas
RIO PREGUIÇA
RIO PREGUIÇA
Vassouras
OLODUM
OLODUM
Salvador
RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
FOZ DO IGUAÇÚ
FOZ DO IGUAÇÚ
RIO PREGUIÇA
RIO PREGUIÇA
Barreirinhas
GRANDES LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES
GRANDES LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES

The marvels of Brazil

12 days e 11 nights
Type of travel:
Cultural tourism
Adventure tourism
Ecological tourism
Duration of the trip:
12 days e 11 nights
Transports / Excursions:
Shared
States visited:
Bahia
Maranhão
Paraná
Rio de Janeiro
Flights:
Not included
Departure:
Daily
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The marvels of Brazil - 12 days e 11 nights

You will discover ...

Rio de Janeiro
Foz do Iguaçu
Puerto Iguazú
Lençois Maranhenses
São Luís
Barreirinhas
Mandacarù
Caburè
Salvador
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 ( the pick up time will be communicated at 8:00 pm the night before the trip ) 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 / São Luis

Breakfast at the hotel, (the check-out should happens until 12:00 am, but you can let your baggage at the reception).

At 08:30 depart by 4WD car Toyota Bandeirante not air-conditioned along dirt roads for a period of about 1 hour to reach the village of Cardosa.
During the trip will be a brief to have the opportunity to observe the life of local communities and observe their crafts.
Then we begin the descent of the river “Rio Formiga”, a small torrent of crystal clear water, aboard rustic river tubing gently carried by the current, accompanied by a native guide and being able to observe the local flora and peaceful life of "ribeirinhos", the inhabitants of the margin of the river.
Back in town estimated for 13:00.

About 4:20 pm a transfer in an air-conditioned mini-bus will bring you back to São Luís.
The arrival is estimated for 9:30 pm.

Overnight in São Luís with breakfast.


Day 10
São Luis / Salvador

Breakfast at the hotel.

Acclimatized transfer to the airport.
Departure from the hotel 2 hours before the flight

Arrival in Salvador and transfer to hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.

Overnight at Salvador with breakfast.


Day 11
Salvador

At 08:00 departure for the half day visit of the city of Salvador.

The slaves deported have handed down many traditions of their land, including the "Capoeira", a sort of martial art and the "Condomblè", an African-influenced religious practice of Catholicism.
We will visit the Farol da Barra, built in the seventeenth century, one of the postcards ofthe city, the lower town overlooking the harbor and the upper town, the richest historic buildings and the famous "Pelourinho" considered by UNESCO as the complex most important of the colonial Americas.
Return to the hotel about 12:00 pm.

A English speacking guide will accompany you during the city tour.

Overnight stay at Salvador with breakfast.


Day 12
Salvador

Breakfast at the hotel.

Acclimatized transfer to the airport of Salvador.
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 ( the pick up time will be communicated at 8:00 pm the night before the trip ) 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 / São Luis
- Barreirinhas / São Luis

Breakfast at the hotel, (the check-out should happens until 12:00 am, but you can let your baggage at the reception).

At 08:30 depart by 4WD car Toyota Bandeirante not air-conditioned along dirt roads for a period of about 1 hour to reach the village of Cardosa.
During the trip will be a brief to have the opportunity to observe the life of local communities and observe their crafts.
Then we begin the descent of the river “Rio Formiga”, a small torrent of crystal clear water, aboard rustic river tubing gently carried by the current, accompanied by a native guide and being able to observe the local flora and peaceful life of "ribeirinhos", the inhabitants of the margin of the river.
Back in town estimated for 13:00.

About 4:20 pm a transfer in an air-conditioned mini-bus will bring you back to São Luís.
The arrival is estimated for 9:30 pm.

Overnight in São Luís with breakfast.

Day 10
São Luis / Salvador
- São Luis / Salvador

Breakfast at the hotel.

Acclimatized transfer to the airport.
Departure from the hotel 2 hours before the flight

Arrival in Salvador and transfer to hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.

Overnight at Salvador with breakfast.

Day 11
Salvador
- Salvador

At 08:00 departure for the half day visit of the city of Salvador.

The slaves deported have handed down many traditions of their land, including the "Capoeira", a sort of martial art and the "Condomblè", an African-influenced religious practice of Catholicism.
We will visit the Farol da Barra, built in the seventeenth century, one of the postcards ofthe city, the lower town overlooking the harbor and the upper town, the richest historic buildings and the famous "Pelourinho" considered by UNESCO as the complex most important of the colonial Americas.
Return to the hotel about 12:00 pm.

A English speacking guide will accompany you during the city tour.

Overnight stay at Salvador with breakfast.

Day 12
Salvador
- Salvador

Breakfast at the hotel.

Acclimatized transfer to the airport of Salvador.
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.
Hotel Monte Pascoal
Salvador
Barra Beach - Av. Oceânica, 591, Barra, Salvador, 40170-010 Salvador
The hotel is only a few blocks from the popular Barra Lighthouse and Barra Shopping Mall. It is also a privileged spot to watch the lively Carnival parade and to reach shops, bars and restaurants on foot.
Next to the pool, the Terra Vista Restaurant offers a breakfast buffet with more than 80 different items, including traditional Bahian specialties, such as tapioca, cuz cuz and beiju.
All rooms are equipped with a 32" LCD TV with cable channels, air conditioning and a minibar. They also boast a balcony and offer a safe and work desk.