TASTE OF BRAZIL
Taste of Brazil Tour
This unique tour combines luxury boutique accommodation with some of the best sites in Brazil including Rio, Iguacu Falls, the Amazon and finally finishing at the unique beach village of Gostoso.
This tour is tailor made and so flexible in terms of duration and itinerary. Here at Planet Travel we have a huge amount of first hand experience traveling in Brazil so as always we would recommend calling to discuss how we may best tailor a tour to fit your budget and requirements.
Days 1 - 3Arrival on Rio de Janeiro
Accommodation: 3*Bed & BreakfastFly to Rio with British Airways* and transfer to the legendary Copacabana beach.A full-day tour of Rio, including the Corcovado Hill, known for the giant statue of Christ the Redeemer, and a cable car ride to the summit of Sugar Lo.At leisure or take optional tours to explore the secrets of old Rio or the city’s Atlantic forest.
Days 4 - 5Iguassu Falls
Accommodation: 4*Bed & BreakfastFly to Iguassu. Visit the Brazilian side of the falls with all the diverse flora and fauna of the area. Enjoy Lunch overlooking where the Iguassu River tumbles over the Parana Plateau.In the next morning, take a tour of the Argentinian side of the falls and Devil’s Throat with an optional boat safari
Days 6 - 9Manaus and the AmazonFly to Manaus, via São Paulo and visit the 19th-century Opera House. Transfer to the Amazon Ecopark Lodge for a 3 night stay, situated in a protected rainforest reserve. In the evening, go alligator spotting.Next day join a jungle walk to take in the sights and sounds of the rainforest; visits to the monkey sanctuary and a native caboclo house; and a boat up the Amazon to the Meeting of the Waters, where the dark and light waters of the Negro and Solimoes rivers merge.
Days 9 - 14Last Week in Gostoso
Accommodation: *Bed & Breakfast
Recently named ' The newest star of Brazil' Gostoso is a true gem to the world of windsurfing and kitesurfing. Located in the region of Rio Grande Do Norte, and just over 100Km from Natals' International airports. The transfer to Gostoso is a mere 1.5 hour, which takes you over a variety of terrain, and leaves you in an incredible place.
Along with Brazils famously reliable wind popular with windsurfers and kitesurfers, the town of Gostoso is something very special. The local people are incredibly charming, and welcoming. Violence is non existent here, and the pace of life is really calm. Though the town has a good tourist infrastructure, delivering some superb restaurants, and all necessary facilities.
Day 14Departure of Gostos
Transfer back to Natal airport for your fly home to London or other European airport
3* COCOBANA BEACH RESORT, MALAPASCUA ISLANDLocated right at the snow-white Bounty Beach, south of Malapascua Island, Cocobana Resort’s location is absolutely unique. With 22 bungalows, it is the biggest and most popular resort because it was opened as the first Resort on Malapascua Island. Its cottages are in the middle of the main beach with easy access to everything. You will a...
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4* HOTEL BELMOND DAS CATARATAS, AMAZONThe only hotel located within the Iguassu National Park, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas enjoys an unrivalled location just a short stroll from the waterfalls. This resort is a Portuguese-colonial residence, this classic hotel is redolent with the atmosphere of lazy days lounging on a veranda or beneath sub-tropical palms. Enjoy exclusive ...
* GOSTOSO LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL, GOSTOSONo description available...
4* GOSTOSO LUXURY BOUTIQUE HOTEL, GOSTOSOEvery now and again we come across a very special property tucked away in a remote windy corner of the planet, this is one such property. We are delighted to find such a unique and beautifully appointed property in such a special location. For 2015 the whole hotel is totally renovated with new reception, pool, beach front grill restaurant an...
Itinerary OverviewDays 1 - 3 Arrival on Rio de Janeiro Days 4 - 5 Iguassu Falls Days 6 - 9 Manaus and the Amazon Days 9 - 14 Last Week in Gostoso Day 14 Departure of Gostos
Minimum 2 passengers (or single supplement will apply) assuming flights from the UK. other European or worldwide departure airports available on request.Guide price per person: £1995 / excl. sports