Rio de Janeiro, Iguassu Falls and Amazon
First Day: Rio de JaneiroYou will arrive in Rio de Janeiro and be met at the airport by a private driver who will take you to your hotel. After checking in, you may want to relax and have some lunch. We suggest lunch at PorcÃ£o, a Brazilian barbecue buffet restaurant. In the afternoon you might like to explore around Copacabana and visit the famous beaches near your hotel.
Second Day: Rio de JaneiroAfter breakfast, explore Rio de Janeiro at your leisure, this day is city tour around this principles places such as:Tijuca Forest, Corcovado (the Christ statue), sunset at Pao de Acucar (Sugar Loaf Mountain), the hippie fair (open-air handcrafts market) and other hot spots.. After that in the evening you can enjoy the dinner show (Samba show if you are interested).
Meals: Breakfast and dinner show
Third Day: IguassuOn your final day in Rio, you must check out of your hotel around 10:30 a.m. and say goodbye to this marvelous city,’ then be driven in a private vehicle to the airport to catch a flight to Iguassu. At the airport in Iguassu you will be met and driven to your hotel, where you will check in. We suggest dinner at the Restaurant Clube Maringá – their specialty is fresh water fish from the region.
Meals: Breakfast and dinner
Fourth Day: Iguazu (Brazil, Argentina)Your second day at the falls will comprise a full-day tour of both sides of the falls. First, you will be taken on a 3 hours tour of the Brazilian side of the falls by a private English-speaking guide. You will follow a trail inside the sub-tropical forest, which includes a visit to the bottom of Salto Floriano (Floriano Falls). During the walk, there is an impressive view of the Devil’s Throat from a bridge. At the end of your tour an elevator will take you up to the top of the falls. After your tour of the Brazilian side, there will be a break for lunch. Lunch is included in your package and you can choose from the following list: Bufalo Branco Churrascaria or Churrascaria Rafain (grilled meats with a mixed salads buffet), MaringÃ¡ (good variety of seafood and sushi), La Mamma Galeteria (Italian food), Porto Canoas (grilled meats, pasta dishes, and salads). Then on to see the Argentinian side of the Iguassu Falls (4-hour tour). You will be taken across the border into Argentina by private vehicle, into the National Park of Iguazu, 40 km away from the Brazilian border. Once in Argentina, you will go on a walking tour of the falls. The views are magnificent, especially the one right on top of the Devil’s Throat, which is reached by a little boat taking you through breathtaking scenery. Throughout the day you will see numerous rainbows, hundreds of beautiful butterflies, lots of friendly little South American coatis, and dozens of exotic birds. (The entire tour takes about 8 hours).
Meals: Breakfast and lunch
Fifth Day: Brazilian AmazonAfter breakfast on the last day of your trip you will be taken on a tour traveling the Macuco Trail in a rustic, open wagon, which allows you a view of the luxurious jungle in its entire splendor. Our guides will explain some of the stories, marvels and mysteries of the sub-tropical forest surrounded by orchids, bromeliads, and thousands of butterflies. You will take a walk down the Iguassu Canyon Trail, visiting the picturesque Macuco Falls and enter the Brazilian jungle on foot to have more close contact with nature. Finally, you will ride the rapids of the Iguassu Canyon in secure open boats (mild Rapid). This 3-hour tour gives you a unique and different view of the Iguassu Falls. Before checking out of your hotel, you may want to have one final look at the magnificent falls, before be driven in a private vehicle to the airport. From Foz de Iguassu, you will fly to the Manaus airport, where you will be met by a representative of the Amazon at Jungle Lodge and taken to the lodge by vehicle (journey is approximately 2 hours). After checking in at the lodge, you will have dinner and be taken on a reconnaissance tour through main infrastructure lodge followed with one hour jungle night trek.
Meals: Breakfast snack and dinner
Sixth Day: Brazilian AmazonAfter breakfast we start the jungle trek with emphasis on the Amazon’s ecosystem by showing the diversity of trees and plants. After lunch you will depart to one of survival camps where the night will be spent and from where a nocturnal trek is organized.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Seventh Day : Amazon River TripAfter breakfast you will be taken on a full day Amazon River trip. A bus will takes you to southern extreme of lodge (40 minutes) where you will board a canoe and visit the highlights that this region has to offer. Giant water lilies, dolphin spotting for the gray and pink dolphins, bird watching, piranha and catfish fishing, completed with alligator spotting in the early evening. Lunch is served in the floating observation station of the lodge “The Observer” You will return to the lodge around 8.30 p.m.
Meals: Breakfast and Lunch
Eighth Day:This is your last day. After breakfast, you will be taken to the airport to continue your next trip.
- All transfers and tours in a private vehicles
- Tour guide (English speaker)
- Entrance fees
- 02 Nights hotels in Rio de Janeiro
- 02 Nights hotels in Iguassu
- 03 Night in the lodge (Brazilian Amazon)
- 01 Ticket airplane from Iguassu, to the Manaus airport (Amazon)
- Meals as mention above