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RIO DE JANEIRO & FOZ DO IGUAÇU

Presentation

Mandatory stops on any trip to Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and Foz do Iguaçu are the tourist’s joy. On one side, the former Brazilian capital with its hills, beaches and samba culture … on the other, the splendor of the most beautiful waterfalls on Planet Earth.

Attractions

Rio’s Guanabara bay, Christ the Redeemer and its Sugar Loaf
Carnival backstage & its samba nighlife
The legandary National Parks around the Iguacu falls
Ecotourism or intense activities: boat under the falls, kayak, rappel, helicopter
History – Nature – Ecotourism – Gastronomy – Culture

Roadmap – 06 days

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DAY 1 : RIO DE JANEIRO / ARRIVAL & CORCOVADO
International / domestic flight arrival (schedule and flight number to confirm). Reception at the airport and private transportation to the hotel. Check-in, installation followed by a visit to one of the modern world 7 wonders, the worldwide symbol of Rio de Janeiro. From the Corcovado hill, the allegory of Jesus Christ embraces and protects the Cidade Maravilhosa. The panorama offers on the city and its environment is impressive. On one side, the legendary beaches: Ipanema, Leblon, …, the Sugar Loaf; on the other, the northern area and the Maracanã stadium. Return to the hotel by late afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure.
Corcovado entrance fee included. Meals not included. Night at the hotel.

DAY 2 : RIO DE JANEIRO / RIO HISTORICAL CITY CENTER
At 09:00 a.m, meeting in the hotel lobby with an English-speaking guide. Public transportation to Rio’s historical city centre for a walking tour into the Brazilian history. Founded in 1565, São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro has a lot to teach. The cobbled streets share space with skyscrapers and museums. The group interests will determine the visitation schedule. But it guarantees the main attractions: Cinelandia, escadaria colorida, Cathedral, Praca Tiradentes, Real Gabinete Portuguese de Leitura, Uruguaiana, son souk, Praca XV, le Morro da Conceição, Praca Maua and Rio Art Museum. The visitation allows to discover every phase of construction of the city and its development for the World Cup and the Olympic Games. Return to the hotel by late morning or afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure.
Entrance fee not included. Meals not included. Night at the hotel.

DIA 3 : RIO DE JANEIRO / AT LEISURE
Day at leisure.
Meals not included. Night at the hotel.

DAY 4 : RIO DE JANEIRO – IGUAÇU / THE BRAZILIAN FALLS
03H00 hours prior to take-off, private transportation to the airport. Domestic flight Rio de Janeiro – Iguaçú (schedule and flight number to confirm). Upon arrival, reception at the airport and private transportation to the hotel. Installation followed by a tour in the Parque Nacional de Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil. It gives an overview of the “Devil’s Throat”, the most powerful falls. A unique view of the rocky amphitheatre, passing several tons of water per second to the “Iguaçú River”. After the visit, stop at the Bird park. It gathers all the world and endemic species of birds.
Return to the hotel by the end of the day. Evening at leisure.
National Park and Bird Park tickets included. Meals not included. Night at the hotel.
Obs.: For a helicopter overflight of the falls, contact us.

DAY 5 : IGUAÇU / THE ARGENTINIAN FALLS
At 8:30, meeting in the hotel lobby with an English-speaking guide. Visit to Puerto Iguazu National Park, Argentina. 40 minutes transfer for 30 km. Stop at the symbolic point of the triple border between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. In the Park several kilometres of footbridges allow the tourist to get very close to hundreds of cascades that refresh the air. The day continues to stimulate the eyes and the heart in this natural coliseum. The star of the circuit: the overhead view of the “Devil’s Throat” is the most impressive. Return to the hotel by the end of the day. Evening at leisure.
National Park ticket included. Meals not included. Night at the hotel.
Obs.: For a helicopter overflight of the falls, contact us.

DAY 6 : IGUAÇU / DEPARTURE
03H00 prior to take-off, private transportation to the airport. International / domestic flight (schedule and flight number to confirm).
Meals not included.

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