See Rio de Janerio, the Amazon Rainforest, and Salvador de Bahia on this 4* & 5* Brazil tour
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This popular Brazil tour combines three amazing highlights of Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon Rainforest, and Salvador da Bahia. Begin in the marvelous city of Rio de Janeiro, delve deep into the Amazon Rainforest and stay in an Amazon Jungle Lodge, then finish in the cultural and historical gem of a city in Salvador da Bahia.
Rio de Janeiro - Manaus 2733mi/4373km
- 3 Nights in Rio de Janeiro
- Sugar Loaf Mountain
- Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer Statue)
- 4 Nights at the Amazon Ecopark Lodge including all meals & excursions
- 2 Nights in Salvador da Bahia
- Sightseeing of the Pelourinho District
- 10 days / 9 nights
- 4 dinners
- 9 Brazilian Buffet Breakfasts
- All transfers
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- Hotel Golden Tulip Continental
- Hotel Tropical Manaus
- Amazon Eco Park Lodge
- Hotel Golden Tulip Rio Vermelho
Day 01, Sunday - Rio de Janeiro:
Guided transfer from International Airport to the Hotel Golden Tulip Continental.
The 4 star Golden Tulip Continental is located in a residential neighborhood in the quiet part of Copacabana known as Leme. It is about 20 yards from Copacabana beach, 10 minutes from downtown and just a few minutes away from shopping centers, movie theaters, restaurants and tourist attractions in the city. There is easy and quick access to both the international and domestic airports.
Today enjoy a Brazilian barbacue at Churrascaria Palace.
Day 02, Monday - Rio de Janeiro:
Breakfast at the hotel.
The panoramic view from the top of the Sugar Loaf Mountain, at 1,296 ft (395m) above sea-level, is breathtaking. Two sets of cable cars elevate you to the top of Sugar Loaf. The first brings passengers to the top of Urca Mountain. From Urca Mountain a second set of cable cars brings passengers to the summit with its 360Ň spectrum of golden beaches, green forests and a thriving metropolis that has earned Rio de Janeiro the title of the world's most beautiful city.
Sightseeing continues with a tour of Rio's historical past. Learn how Portugal's prince scandalously broke all family ties and declared himself Emperor of Brazil.
Optional today: Plataforma Samba Show:
Thirty beautiful mulata-dancers together with the male cast take a cultural journey through popular Brazilian music. The journey begins with the Portuguese settlers and slavery and continues to modern day Bossa Nova, Carnival and Brazilian pop.
Day 03, Thursday - Rio de Janeiro:
Christ the Redeemer keeps an eye on Rio from an elevation of 710m (2340ft). Board the tremzinho (cogwheel railway) up to the top of Corcovado Mountain for a bird's eye view of the center of the city from the center of the city! The 38-meter statue is the image of the faith and friendliness of cariocas. The monument was inaugurated on the day of Our Lady of Aparecida, 12 October, 1931 by then President Get▀lio Vargas and cardinal Dom Sebastiäo Leme.
Then get a close-up look at Rio's world famous beaches.
Day 04, Wednesday - Rio de Janeiro, Manaus:
Transfer from the hotel to the International Airport.
Flight from Rio de Janeiro to Manaus.
Transfer to the Hotel Tropical Manaus, the largest luxury hotel in Brazil and it is located in the heart of the biggest ecological reserve in the world: the Amazon forest, at the edges of the Rio Negro. It is only 10km from the international Airport Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes and 16km from downtown Manaus.
Day 05, Tuesday - Manaus, Amazon Eco Park:
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to the Amazon Ecopark Lodge. Reception with local juice after which guests will be shown to the rooms.
Dinner and evening tour by canoe for Alligator Spotting. Overnight at the lodge.
Day 06, Friday - Amazon Eco Park:
Breakfast followed by Nature Hike. Return for regional lunch.
After a short rest, visit to the home of local Amazonian residents (Đcaboclos╔). Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 07, Saturday - Amazon Eco Park:
Breakfast followed by a visit to the Monkey Jungle. Return for regional lunch.
Tour in canoes to observe the local flora and fauna. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 08, Sunday - Amazon Eco Park, Manaus, Salvador:
Breakfast and full day tour to the Meeting of the Waters with lunch. Following opportunity for Piranha Fishing.
Arrival in Manaus and transfer to the airport for you flight to Salvador.
Transfer to the Hotel Golden Tulip Rio Vermelho.
The 4 star Hotel Blue Tree Towers Salvador - Morro do Conselho is located in the Rio Vermelho district overlooking the Atlantic from its perched position. It offers easy access to the city┼s beaches, commercial and historical centers as it is quite close to the famous Pelourinho district and Mercado Modelo.
Dinner at the hotel.
Day 09, Monday - Salvador:
Breakfast at the hotel.
The historical tour invites you to travel through time, to walk the paths, hills and to visit the squares, churches and forts that were landmarks in the first Capital city of Brazil. Special attention it centred on Pehourinho, Latin America's largest colonial architectonic complex.
Pelourinho is the name of an area in the center of the northeastern Brazilian city of Salvador which means "pillory, the stocks or a place of public shame" and in colonial times it was a place of horror for slaves who were taken there to be thrashed.
Pelourinho was described by UNESCO as the most important collection of baroque colonial architecture in the Americas and has been recently restored to its sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth century splendor. It retains a traditional atmosphere rarely found in old cities, because in Bahia, tradition lives on, intermingling with its present.
In Pelourinho, a place where the visitor breathes culture and history, we find the House of Jorge Amado Foundation, the City Museum, the Udo Knopf Museum, as well as the gold-plated church of Säo Francisco. Pelourinho is also the home of afox˛ groups such as Filhos de Ghandy and Afro groups such as Olodum, symbols of Bahia┼s traditional culture.
Optional today: Bahia By Night Dinner & Show at Coliseu:
A folklore show presentend by natives will give you a chance to discover the rich diversity of the Afro-Bahia traditions of Candombl˛, Maculel«, Samba de Roda, Puxada de Rede and the traditional Regional Capoeiras, filling the spectator with the "Ax˛", of the Land of Happiness, followed by a dinner of typical dishes (beverges not included)
Day 10, Tuesday - Salvador:
Transfer to Salvador's airport for you flight home.
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