Beautiful Rio, Fantastic Waterfalls and northeastern beaches of

Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (3n) + FOZ DO IGUACU (3n) + NATAL (3n) 2015

 

Day 1. Rio de Janeiro

 

Arrival day in Rio de Janeiro, accompanied by the guide, we will bring you to your hotel and spend the night relaxing. Maybe you will want to see and feel the lush life of the city, or if you want to be alone with yourself, then, for this there is always a corner somewhere in between the palm trees, sand and ocean waves.

 

Day 2. Rio de Janeiro

 

Breakfast at hotel.

 

Our guide picks you up at your hotel in the morning and takes you to the bottom of the Corcovado Mountain. Here you go on board of the little train that takes you through tropical rainforest, passing tropical trees and exotic fruits. A short walk from the final station you find yourself at the foot of the impressive Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor). Enjoy the spectacular views over Rio de Janeiro. Later, return to hotel and lodge.

 

Day 3. Rio de Janeiro

 

Breakfast at hotel.

 

After pick up at the hotel by our guide and driver, we will take you to the red beach (Praia Vermelha) from where we take a cable car up to the Urca Mountain. From here, your first amazing view of Rio opens up before us. We take yet another cable car up the Pao de Acucar Mountain (Sugarloaf). From here, we have a wonderful view of the city nestling between the mountains and the sea, and the sight of the sun going down over Copacabana beach is magical. Afterwards we will bring you back to your hotel.

 

Day 4. Rio de Janeiro – Foz do Iguacu

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport without a guide (only the driver). Flight to Foz do Iguacu. Arrival in Foz do Iguacu airport. Meeting at the airport with a guide. Transfer to the hotel.

 

Day 5. Foz do Iguacu

 

After breakfast, you will make the excursion for Brazilian side of the magnificent Iguaçu Falls following the walkways that border the canyon of the Iguassu River. It is possible to observe hundreds of small waterfalls before ending up in front of the magnificent Devils Throat, the strongest and mightiest of all falls. The splashes coming from the falling water make you FEEL the falls grandeur and cover the sky with thousands of rainbows.

 

In this day is included a visit to Bird Park, located near the Iguaçu National Park. This exotic bird sanctuary offers the tourist an opportunity to see beautiful birds from very close. As you walk through the aviary, the most beautifully coloured birds fly around you freely. Oriented by guides, you can take advantage of the opportunity to observe magnificent examples of native birds from Brazil and other tropical countries of the world, many of them being in danger of extinction.

 

Also, included in this day, tour in Macuco jeep jungle ride followed by a spectacular boat trip. An open wagon pulled by a jeep goes through the jungle for 3 Kilometers, accompanied by a specialized guide who will provide interesting information about the ecology of the region. The tour continues on foot to the banks of the Iguassu River. There, a special equipped motor launch takes the tourist as close as possible to the waterfalls, providing a thrilling adventure and unique view of the falls.

 

Day 6. Foz do Iguacu

 

Breakfast at hotel.

 

Guide picks you up at the hotel for a full day adventure in Foz do Iguacu. The Argentinean side is different from the Brazilian; you will walk on paths through the falls which give you the opportunity to have a look under the falls. You feel the strength of the falling water from up close and enjoy the 55.500 hectares natural park surrounding this spectacular beauty! Within the park, take the train to the marvelous devils throat the strongest of all the waterfalls. Stand directly above the falling water and admire the strength of this natural phenomenon.

 

Day 7. Foz do Iguacu - Natal

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport with a guide. Flight to Natal. Arriving in Natal. Meeting at the airport with an English speaking guide. Transfer to the hotel.

 

Natal is the capital and largest city of Rio Grande do Norte, a northeastern state in Brazil, with amazing beaches such as Ponta Negra, Pipa and Genipabu.

 

Day 8. Natal

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

 

City Tour + Tour by boat (about 8 hours, with an English speaking guide). The tour starts in the area of ​​Ponta Negra. You will visit the Fort of the Three Kings, the fortress of the 16th century has the shape of a star which still preserve old cannons. Then we will walk through the areas from where Natal started to be built: Santos Reis and Rocas and Ribeira. Then we will go on "Cultural Corridor" of the city, which includes the Cathedral and other attractions. Next stop - the tourist center. Here you can enjoy the local flavor and maybe even buy some local trinket on the market. Return to Ponta Negra. Visiting the symbol of the area - Dunes Morro Careca. Then you will find a fascinating and relaxing boat trip.

 

Return to your hotel.

 

Day 9. Natal

 

Breakfast at the hotel.

 

Free day at your leisure.

 

Day 10. Natal

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport with an English speaking guide, for your flight back home.

 

Prices include:

 

  • Accommodation in hotels on the program or similar;
  • Transfers and excursions as per program with English-speaking guide (private);
  • 20% commission for tour operators.

 

Prices do not include:

 

  • Optional excursions;
  • Domestic flight Rio de Janeiro – Foz do Iguaçu - Natal - from USD 1110 Net per person;
  • Meals and beverages not mention on program;
  • Tips for guides and drivers;
  • International flights.