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Basic of Brazil is a tour that will take you to experience the best of Brazil. 8 days and 7 nights for you to enjoy this country.
You will have the chance to meet the wonderful Rio de Janeiro and the exotic Iguazu Falls.
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Day 1 – Rio de Janeiro.
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Accomodation.
Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro. (B, L)
FD Sugar Loaf with City tour and Corcovado with Tijuca Forest+Lunch. We will leave the hotel after breakfast to visit the most famous landmarks of the city where we will see the natural beauties from up above. After a scenic drive along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, passengers arrive at the bottom of the Corcovado Hill. We will embark on a comfortable train which will climb the mountain, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer, is located (2.300ft above sea level). The Christ statue known as the “wonder ofRio” was recently elected one of the 7 winners of the ” New Wonders of the World “. Upon arrival at the top we have mechanized access, with panoramic elevators and escalators that take us to the foot of the statute. There, passengers enjoy a panoramic view ofRio de Janeiro, discover why it is called the “MarvelousCity” and the view the Christ statue which is considered “ the wonder of Rio”. We make our way down on the same route and towards the other world famous landmark, the Sugar Loaf Mountain. Over a million tourists a year visit the world famous Pão de Açúcar, or Sugar Loaf Mountain in English, which has become an iconic symbol of the city of Rio de Janeiro. Rising up from small peninsula at the entrance of Guanabara Bay, its name is said to refer to its resemblance to the traditional shape of concentrated refined sugar loaf. The tour is done in two steps by glass cable-cars. The first cable-car takes passengers to the top of Urca Hill, which rises 215 meters above sea level and offers spectacular views of the entire bay its islands. From Urca Hill, passengers continue in a second cable car to the top of Sugar Loaf which rises395 metersabove sea level and offers a 360 degree view of the entire city including Botafogo and Copacabana Beaches, the Corcovado and downtown Rio.
Day 3 – Rio de Janeiro. (B)
Day 4 – Rio de Janeiro. (B)
Day 5 – Rio de Janeiro / Iguassu Falls. (B)
Transfer out to the airport. Arrival in IguassuFalls. Meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Accomodation.
Day 6 – Iguassu Falls. (B)
Brazilian Falls Tour: we will proceed to the Iguaçu National Park where we drive through the lush, subtropical vegetation of the park en route to the falls. Stroll the trail descending the canyon that offers a panoramic view of the more than 240 falls. Take the glass elevator up the cliff face for an exquisite view from the upper deck. TheIguassuNational Parkalong with its “sister” park inArgentinaform the most significant remaining rainforest in the southern cone of South America which along with the water falls have been declared a National Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Macuco Safari: The trip begins within the National Park on the Brazilian side, where visitors take seats in an open wagon driven through the forest where they can observe birds, animals and exotic vegetation all while accompanied by a specialized guide. At the end of the 2km ride we continue on foot to the margin of the Iguassu River to take a specially prepared motor boat for an exciting and unforgettable trip. Passengers are taken as close as possible to the water falls, where they can hear the thunderous roar of the walls of water, and get wet from the mist of the falls.
Day 7 – Iguassu Falls. (B)
Argentinean Falls: Cross the Tancredo Neves Bridgeen route to the Iguazu National Park in Argentina. At the entrance the passenger will take a small train for a visit through the park with 2 stops until the trail where the walking tour begins to the visit the upper walkways, which allow for more intimate contact with the falls and the rainforest. The highlight of the trip is a visit to the suspended platform at the very brink of the abysmal Devil’s Throat – the largest fall. This trip shows you the highlights of the Argentinean side.
Day 8 – Iguassu Falls. (B)
Transfer to airport.