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Brazil Highlights

From Rio de Janeiro 

Departures Saturdays

The Brazil Highlights is specially designed for those who want to have an overall view of the country, covering the main important tourist destinations in Brazil.

Day 1 – Sat - Rio
Arrival in Rio and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day/night free.

Day 2 – Sun - Rio
In the morning departure to the City Tour, visiting some points of interest downtown, its monuments and parks. Return to the hotel. Rest of day free.

Day 3 – Mon – Rio
Day at leisure or optional tours such as: 
. Corcovado
. Tropical Islands
. Sugar Loaf
. Rio by Night

Day 4 – Tue – Rio / Iguassu Falls
At time to be decided transfer to the airport to board flight to Foz de Iguaçu. Arrival in Iguassu Falls and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free.

Day 5 – Wed – Foz de Iguaçu
In the morning departure to visit one of the wonders of the world: the Iguassu Falls from the Brazilian side. Return to the hotel. 
Optional: Argentinean Falls, Dinner and 3 Frontiers Typical Show.

Day 6 – Thu – Foz de Iguaçu / Manaus / Cruise
Departure to the airport to board flight to Manaus. Arrival and transfer to the docks to board the M/V Desafio. Beginning of the cruise with a view of the city from the Amazon
River and the famous Meeting of the Waters of Solimões River and Negro River, thus forming the Amazon River and not mixing for several kilometers. Continuation. Reconnaissance tour in motorized canoes. Back to the boat for dinner and overnight.

Day 7- Fri - Cruise
After an early breakfast, excursion by boat to reach land. Walking tour in the forest. Return and lunch on board. Afternoon free. Dinner. Night canoe trip to listen to the night sounds of the forest. Overnight.

Day 8 – Sat - Cruise
Breakfast on board. Visit to typical village of the area where the locals manufacture manioc flour. Lunch on board as we sail to the area of the famous Piranha fish. Departure for Piranha fishing. For those who desire can learn to prepare the well known brew called “caldo de Piranha” which is considered aphrodisiac by the locals. Dinner on board. Night excursion by canoe to spot alligators with flashlights. Overnight.

Day 9 – Sun – Cruise / Manaus / Salvador
Early morning to admire the sunrise in the forest. Return to the boat. Breakfast during navigation towards Manaus. Arrival at Manaus pier and transfer to the airport. Arrival in Salvador and transfer to the hotel.

Day 10 – Mon - Salvador
After breakfast departure to the City Tour visiting downtown, historical center and Pelourinho. Return to the hotel.
Optional for the day: Half day visit to the beaches and modern part of the city. Bahia by Night with dinner and typical Brazilian northeastern folklore.

Day 11 – Tue - Salvador
At time to be decided, transfer to the airport to take the flight to..........................


What to take...
Rainy season in the Amazon is from December to March
- bathing suit,
- sunglasses, suntan lotion,
- casual clothes, t-shirts, shorts,
- tennis shoes, sandals


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