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Duration: 11 Days
Location: Start Rio De Janeiro | Iguazu, Manaus, Amazon, Salvador
Price: $5,189* pp twin share
  • Canoe on Amazon, Rythms of Brazil, Adventure World, Fine TravelA visit to Brazil means the discovery of a place touched with warm tropical sun and white sand beaches. From north to south, unique attractions are ready to amaze and excite. See the highlights and contrasts of this vast country; from spectacular Rio de Janeiro to the splendour of Iguazu Falls; from the wilds of the Amazon to the mysterious culture of Salvador.

    Includes: 10 nights accommodation, sightseeing with local English speaking guides and transfers and flights as specified.

    • Day 1: Rio De Janeiro

      Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.
    • Day 2: Rio De Janeiro

      Explore Rio’s wonders in an open jeep and immerse yourself in this magnificent city, visiting Tijuca Forest, Corcovado, Sugar Loaf and the Botanic Gardens. Discover Tijuca Forest, known as the world’s largest urban forest, with its mix of nature and history. Ride to the top of the beautiful Corcovado Mountain, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer sits. Visit the world famous Sugar Loaf Mountain in the middle of the Guanabara Bay, which offers one of the most breathtaking views of the city.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 3: Rio De Janeiro

      Today is yours to spend discovering Rio de Janeiro at your leisure. Perhaps join an optional jeep ride and discover one of the largest favela’s in Latin America, with around a 150,000 inhabitants. You’ll be able to see, hear and feel the rhythm and beat of the favela’s, the heart and soul of Brazil. Immerse yourself in the community by visiting local homes and schools and head to the headquarters of Rocinha’s samba school.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 4: Rio De Janeiro – Iguazu

      Transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguazu Falls where you will stay for the next two nights. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore the Brazilian side of the falls. The Iguazu Falls are one of the planet’s natural wonders. Formed on the Iguazu River, the falls go down from an average height of 60 meters, while the face of the falls is 2,700 metres wide. The number of falls varies depending on the river’s outflow.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 5: Iguazu

      Today you will have the opportunity to cross to the Argentinian side of the falls for amazing views back to the Brazilian side. Enjoy a walking trip of the falls followed by the famous Devil’s Throat Cataract.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 6: Iguazu – Manaus

      Fly to Manaus in the heart of the Amazon. Manaus is the ideal start point for your Amazon adventure. Upon arrival into Manaus, you will be transferred to your jungle lodge where you will spend the next three nights. After enjoying a delicious dinner embark on a unique canoe adventure deep within the Amazon jungle in search of alligators which are also known as “caimans” by the locals.

      Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Included

    • Day 7: Amazon

      Today you will be accompanied by a specialist guide who will lead you on a hike through the forest where he will point out and explain the various species of flora and fauna that coexist within the rainforest. Lace up your shoes and get ready to explore the allure and mystery of the Amazon jungle!

      Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Included

    • Day 8: Amazon

      Travel by motorised canoe and witness one of the Amazon’s most fascinating natural wonders. Head to the “meeting of the waters” where the Solimoes River and the Rio Negro converge to create the enormous Amazon River. The two rivers flow side by side for several kilometres and each maintains its own individual colouring before mixing. The crystalclear blue waters of the Solimoes River contrasts with the muddy waters of the Rio Negro and create a unique and gorgeous natural spectacle.

      Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner Included

    • Day 9: Amazon – Manaus – Salvador

      Return to Manaus for your flight to Salvador where you will spend the next two nights in a traditional Pousada. A Pousada is an exclusive and often historic boutique hotel which provides an insight to the place, people and culture of the area.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 10: Salvador

      Discover Salvador on a walking excursion. This trip introduces you to Salvador, showing how the city has changed throughout the ages to become the Salvador of today. Starting out along the bay, you’ll work your way through Salvador’s tree-lined streets up to Pelourinho, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its spectacular and well preserved colonial architecture. Stop off at the Sao Francisco Church, with its extravagant gold leaf baroque designs, from where you will head towards the Largo do Pelourinho. You will be given free time to enjoy lunch at one of the local restaurants where you will be able to taste some of the best Bahian cuisine.

      Breakfast Included

    • Day 11: Salvador

      Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

      Breakfast Included

     

  • *TERMS & CONDITIONS

    All prices are quoted in NZD (unless otherwise stated), per person, twin share (unless otherwise stated) & are correct as at 23 August 2016. Single supplement and child costs supplied on request. Offers are subject to availability & can change without notification due to fluctuations in charges & currency. Valid for sale until sale date specified with each deal. Valid for travel in low season, unless specified. A deposit must be paid at time of booking & full payment must be received by Book by date where a date is specified. Credit Card surcharges apply. For full terms and conditions please contact Fine Travel on 0800 00 3463. Have a Fine Holiday! (REF: AW)