Day 1 Foz do Iguaçu Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Arrival Airport Transfer
Day 2 Foz do Iguaçu (1B) Spend two days exploring the tri-border region where Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay meet at the junction of the Paraná and Iguazú river. The focus will be on magnificent Iguassu falls.
In order to see the falls properly you need to view them from both Brazilian and the Argentinean sides. Enjoy included visits to these sides and experience an exhilarating optional boat tour, or a trip to the bird sanctuary on the Brazilian side of the falls.
Note: If you have booked the Iguassu Falls Boat Ride Theme Pack, you will do it on Day 3 when visiting the Argentine side of the falls.
Iguassu Falls (Brazil Side) Guided Tour
Iguazú Falls, Flora and Fauna Lecture
Day 3 Foz do Iguaçu (1B) As if imposing Iguassu Falls – with its 275 waterfalls – couldn’t get more impressive, the area surrounding this natural wonder is home to jaguars, ocelots, anteaters, and large toucans, among others. The falls and the national park by the same name were named UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1984.
Border Crossing (Brazil - Argentina)
Iguassu Falls Visit
Border Crossing (Argentina - Brazil)
Day 4 Foz do Iguaçu/São Paulo (1B, 1L) Fly to São Paulo and discover the city through gastronomy and architecture. Visit some of the city's most noted sites and along the way a specialist guide will also share knowledge of popular local cuisine.
São Paulo is a huge, vibrant and very busy city. Traffic can be difficult and even driving short distances can be taxing. Please be patient, sit back and enjoy the city views.
São Paulo City and Food Tour
Plane (1.50 hour(s))
Day 5 São Paulo/Paraty (1B, 1L) Drive to colonial Paraty. Visit an Afro-Brazilian community for a unique cultural interaction and enjoy a traditional meal. Opt to visit a cachaça distillery.
Afro-Brazilian Community Visit
Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 298km)
Day 6 Paraty (1B, 1L) Enjoy an included schooner tour of the harbour's many islands and beaches.
Paraty Bay Boat Tour
Day 7 Paraty/Rio de Janeiro (1B) This massive city gets as many as five million international tourists every year to sip caipirinhas on the beach, dance the samba in the city’s streets, and ascend Corcovado Mountain to see the truly monumental Christ the Redeemer up close.
Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 241km)
Day 8 Rio de Janeiro (1B) Explore vibrant Rio; sun, beach, and nightlife await. Opt to visit Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.
Day 9 Rio de Janeiro (1B) Depart at any time.