Explore some of Brazil’s hottest highlights, visit Rio de Janeiro and Copacabana, Ipanema and see one of the 7 Wonders of the World - Christ the Redeemer. Travel to colonial Paraty, then cruise to the pristine Ilha Grande and some of the most beautiful beaches.
See the Christ Redeemer Statue at Corcovado Mountain via cog train through the Tijuca rain forest and enjoy the spectacular views of Rio and the surrounding countryside.
Paddle a kayak through the bay of Paraty.
Follow an expert kayaking guide to pristine beaches, uninhabited islands and mangrove swamps.
Swim and snorkel at Rosa Beach and Sapeca Island.
6-hour speedboat tour of the Angra dos Reis islands from Ilha Grande Swim, snorkel, and sail around Brazil's enticing Costa Verde (Green Coast).
Snorkel with diverse marine life on Botinas Island and Cataguás Island
Relax on the bright white sands of Praia do Dentista and Praia de Piedade
Visit one of the most beautiful favelas of Rio de Janeiro, learn about the favela culture and history.
Accommodation: 4 star hotels (6 nights).
Transportation: bus, boat.
Day 1-3 Rio-de-Janeiro
Arrival at any time. On the 1st day we have not planned any activities. Free time to explore Rio or relax on white beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. On Day 2 enjoy a beautiful train ride through urban forest to see one of the worlds most iconic sights - a statue of Christ the Redeemer, marvel at unique views of Tijuca Forest, Sugar Loaf Mountain and Guanabara Bay
Hotel: Fairmont Rio de Janeiro or similar.
Day 3-4 Paraty
Transfer to Paraty. Enjoy a kayak tour through the bay of Paraty explore beautiful beaches, uninhabited islands and mangrove swamps. Swim and snorkel at Rosa Beach and Sapeca Island.
Day 4-6 Ilha Grande
Transfer and ferry to Ilha Grande. Cruise around Ilha Grande’s paradise islets and bone-white beaches, visit five of the pristine Angra dos Reis islands, relax on Praia do Dentista, so-called because of its bright white sand, and Botinas Island, home to biodiverse marine species.
Hotel: Pousada Naturalia or similar.
Day 6-7 Rio de Janeiro
Transfer back to Rio de Janeiro and visit to one of the most beautiful favelas of Rio de Janeiro. Using the Santa Marta cable car, your guide will take you to the top of the favela, explore the streets and alleys held dear by both residents and the many famous visitors to Favela Santa Marta alike, from Queen Elizabeth II to Michael Jackson. Stroll through the favela, seeing the best sights and stopping at many of the local artisan shops along the way.