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Brazil

BRAZIL

Rio, Iguacu Falls, &
Brazilian Riviera 

Activities

  • Multiple Island exploration, snorkeling and boat rides through the Brazilian Riviera

  • The Macuco Safari boat ride

  • Parque das Aves (famous bird park)

  • Iguacu Falls

  •  “Devil’s throat”

  • Maucaco safari speedboat ride up close to the largest waterfall complex in the world!

  • Rio de Janeiro

  • “Sugar Loaf” cable car ride

  • “Christ Redeemer” statue

  • Ipanema and Copacabana beaches

  • And more!

Inclusions

  • Round-Trip Airfare from Salt Lake City

  • Airport Transfers

  • Accommodations 

  • Ferries

  • All Breakfasts included 

  • Activities listed on itinerary (including entrance fees)

  • Transportation on chartered bus 

  • Tour Guides

  • Tour Host

Price

$3,499 -
 
per person (double occupancy) 


+$599 for single traveler

 

Fine Print

  • Full payment due 100 days before and must be made by check

  • Trip deposit and final payments are non-refundable once paid

  • Passports are required and must be valid 6 months after final date of the trip

  • Tips for local guides and bus driver are not included

  • No Brazil Visa

Your Host: Bryce Johnson

Bryce Johnson Tour Host

February 6-15, 2025

February 6

Depart for Brazil


February 7

Arrive in Rio - Enjoy Copacabana and Ipanema Beach today and settle into Brazil!

February 8

This morning, embark on a cable car ride up Pão de Açúcar (Sugarloaf Mountain). This experience offers yet another perspective of Rio's stunning landscapes, with magnificent views of the city, its coastline, and Guanabara Bay.

In the afternoon, you'll have the opportunity to visit the iconic Cristo Redentor statue atop Corcovado Mountain. The train ride to the summit not only provides a convenient way to reach the statue but also offers breathtaking panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro and its beautiful surroundings. It's a must-see attraction in the city.

February 9

Enjoy a free morning in Rio. After lunch depart for magical coastal city of Paraty, a historically rich gem nestled on Brazil's southeastern coast, boasts a captivating blend of colonial charm and natural beauty. Founded in 1667, this picturesque town served as a thriving port during the Brazilian Gold Rush, leaving behind an architectural legacy of well-preserved cobblestone streets and ornate, whitewashed buildings. Paraty offers an enchanting gateway to nature. Its proximity to 66 idyllic islands and over 300 pristine beaches beckons adventurers and beachcombers alike. Each island carries its unique character, ranging from lush rainforests to tranquil coves, offering an endless array of activities, including snorkeling, hiking, and sailing, making Paraty a truly magical coastal destination. 

February 10

We're going island hopping! We will be visitng some of the beautiful islands of Paraty to explore, snorkle and swim! Enjoy Paraty, a hidden gem commonly known as the Brazilian Riviera! Enjoy pristine beaches, lush rainforests and vibrant marine life.
 

February 11

Today you will enjoy more of Paraty! Enjoy another boat trip, and transfer to nearby waterfalls for an incredible experience!


February 12

Today, you will travel to Rio to catch a short flight to Iguazu Falls! Upon arrival, you'll enter Iguazu National Park, which is home to the magnificent Iguazu Falls. The park's lush rainforest and diverse wildlife add to the overall enchantment of the area.
 

February 13

Walking along the well-maintained walkways within the park, you'll be treated to incredible vistas of the falls. The panoramic views from these walkways offer a unique perspective of the sheer power and beauty of Iguazu Falls. Later is the Macuco Safari boat ride offers an up-close and thrilling once-in-a-lifetime experience of Iguazu Falls. As you venture closer to the falls aboard a speedboat, you'll be greeted by the powerful rush of water and the towering cascades. Prepare to get wet! The boat ride takes you right into the mist and spray of the falls, providing a refreshing and immersive encounter with the natural wonder.You'll have the chance to witness the falls from a unique perspective, feeling the sheer force and energy of the water as it surrounds you.

 

Your visit will culminate in front of the awe-inspiring Devil's Throat (Garganta del Diablo), which is one of the most famous and mesmerizing sections of the falls. Standing at the viewing platform in front of Devil's Throat, you'll witness the immense volume of water plummeting into the abyss, creating a thunderous roar and misty spectacle.
 

February 14

Today you will visit the Parque das Aves, or bird park. Set on 40 hours with macaws, toucans, and other unique birds, you will explore and witness amazing wildlife! This afternoon, you will fly home!


February 15

Travel home, thank you for traveling with us!
 

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