Brazil Highlights Explorer

Starts in
Manaus
Duration
9 Days
Price from
$2,939
Route
Rio de Janeiro, Manaus

Explore the wonderful world of Brazil, beginning in the wild expanse of the Amazon. Spend your days learning about life in the rainforest and meet members of a local tribe. From dense natural jungle to the exciting urban jungle, you will continue on to Rio de Janeiro for a little fun in this vibrant city. End your journey at the mighty Foz do Iguaçu and witness the power of its over 240 waterfalls that span both Brazil and Argentina.




This 9 day/8-night Manaus, Rio de Janeiro and Foz do Iguaçu package includes accommodation in Superior Class hotels, transfers, daily breakfast, and Amazon Eco Lodge daily activities as mentioned in the itinerary.

Includes

  • Accommodations as per itinerary
  • Meals as per itinerary; breakfast (B), lunch (L), dinner (D)
  • Sightseeing: per itinerary
  • Keytours 24-hour emergency assistance

Excludes

  • Items of a personal nature
  • All other items not mentioned as included
  • Domestic flights; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant
  • Select local taxes where applicable
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant

Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival - Manaus

Deluxe Class: Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge or similar accommodations

Superior Class: Amazon Lodge or similar accommodations

Welcome to Manaus! Upon arrival to Manaus International Airport, you will be met and transferred to the port where you will board your regional boat to the small village of Careiro. From Careiro, you will switch from a boat to a van, taking you to the Araca River launch to board your speedboat to the Amazon Lodge. Upon arrival, settle into your room and enjoy dinner at the lodge before joining a caiman spotting tour. 

Day

2

Manaus

Deluxe Class: Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge or similar accommodations

Superior Class: Amazon Lodge or similar accommodations

Depart early in the morning in motorized canoes to admire the Amazonian sunrise. Experience the morning sounds of the jungle as the sun rises over the treetops and thousands of birds leave their nests. Return to the lodge for breakfast followed by a motorized canoe tour around Juma River to spot wildlife such as monkeys, dolphins, sloths, exotic birds and more. Return to the lodge for lunch followed by a fishing trip and dinner. (B,L,D)

Day

3

Manaus

Deluxe Class: Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge or similar accommodations

Superior Class: Amazon Lodge or similar accommodations

After breakfast, take a motorized canoe to an entry point into the rainforest. Your guide will take you for a walk, explaining everything they know about the local flora and fauna, including some medicinal plants used by the endemic people to cure diseases. Return to the lodge for lunch and then take a motorized canoe to visit a local family of indigenous Caboclo people to see how they live and survive in the harsh rainforest. The family will show you their plantations and how to prepare local meals, including the important manioc. (B,L,D)

Day

4

Manaus – Rio de Janeiro

Deluxe Class: Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana or similar accommodations

Superior Class: Windsor California Hotel or similar accommodations

After breakfast, you will return to Manaus for your transfer to the airport and flight to Rio de Janeiro (ticket not included). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for the remainder of the evening at your leisure. (B)

Day

5

Rio de Janeiro

Deluxe Class: Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana or similar accommodations

Superior Class: Windsor California Hotel or similar accommodations

Today you'll visit one of the most iconic sites in all Brazil, the famed Christ the Redeemer Statue. Situated high above sea level on top of Corcovado Hill, you will take a funicular up the mountainside for unbelievable views of the city and the bay. The remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure to explore exciting Rio. (B)

Day

6

Explore Rio

Deluxe Class: Fairmont Rio de Janeiro Copacabana or similar accommodations

Superior Class: Windsor California Hotel or similar accommodations

Today is yours to explore at your own pace. Not sure what to do? Consider visiting the Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world where you will drive in open-sided jeeps through the stunning Tijuca Atlantic Forest. You'll stop at the Chinese Vista for magnificent views of Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, Guanabara Bay and Sugar Loaf Mountain and you may even be able to spot different tropical animals such as monkeys and sloths. (B)

Day

7

Rio – Foz do Iguaçu

Deluxe Class: Belmond Hotel das Cataratas or similar accommodations

Superior Class: Recanto Cataratas Thermas Resort or similar accommodations

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Foz do Iguaçu (ticket not included). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in before commencing your tour of the Brazilian Iguazu Falls. En route to the magnificent falls, you will drive through lush, subtropical vegetation and delightful scenery. Walk the many trails to the various platforms overlooking the 240 falls that make up the mighty Foz do Iguaçu. (B)

Day

8

Iguazu Falls

Deluxe Class: Belmond Hotel das Cataratas or similar accommodations

Superior Class: Recanto Cataratas Thermas Resort or similar accommodations

In the morning you will cross the Tancredo Neves Bridge, with lovely views of Iguazu Canyon, en route to Iguazu National Park in Argentina. Upon arrival, take the ecological train to reach the Devil’s Throat station. Walk to the highest point of the falls and enjoy the impressive views of the cataratas (falls). Finally, you'll visit the highlight of the park when you reach the suspended platform at the very brink of the Devil’s Throat, the largest of Iguazu Falls. (B)

Day

9

Foz do Iguaçu – Departure

Enjoy a final Brazilian breakfast before checking out of your hotel and being transferred to the airport where you will check-in for your onward flight. (B)

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