1 Pax - Package Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu and Amazon Rainforest

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Duration: 12 days
Group size: 1 - 25
1 Pax - Package Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu and Amazon Rainforest
Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Duration: 12 days
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

Your adventure will start at the marvelous city, Rio de Janeiro. There you will visit one of the seven wonders of the modern world, Christ the Redeemer Statue, take a ride at the famous cable car of Sugar Loaf Mountain and explore Tijuca’s Forest, the largest urban rainforest of the world. And of course, we’ll spare some time for you enjoy the stunning beaches that surround the city and its nonstop nightlife.

And we’ll head to Foz do Iguaçu to enjoy one of the biggest waterfalls in the world, the Iguazu Falls at both (Brazilian and Argentinian) sides. The name Iguazu comes from native languages of Brazil, and means “big water”. Legend has it that a god wanted to marry a mortal woman, but she ran away with her lover in a boat across the river. Boiling with rage, the god divided the river and condemned the lovers to an eternal fall.

After that, we’ll head to the Amazon Rainforest, the biggest rainforest of the world to explore the unique biodiversity that resides there. You will stay in a true Amazon Jungle Lodge, canoe through the Igapós (flooded forest), meet the native people and spot exotic wildlife in the jungle.

Are you ready for this thrilling experience?

  • Day 1: Welcome to Rio!
    • Today you will be met at the airport and transferred to your accommodation. Get comfortable and prepare to spend the rest of the day exploring the city at your own pace.
  • Day 2: Full Day City Tour Across Rio!
    • The full day city tour in Rio de Janeiro will take you to visit the main attractions and natural monuments of the city. Let’s explore what the marvelous city has to offer. We start the tour going to Corcovado, where one of the seven wonders of the modern world is located, the Statue of Christ the Redeemer. Then we’ll head towards Tijuca Forest, a place of many stories and beautiful natural wonders. Let’s sightsee one of the biggest urban tropical forest of the world, home of many animals and plants species only found in the Atlantic Rainforest. There will be a break for an outside visit at the famous Maracanã Stadium to learn about the history of the stadium that hosted the World Cup finals in 1950 and 2014. The tour continues towards the Sambadrome, which is the stage of the Samba School Parades performances during Rio de Janeiro Carnival. We’ll also visit the Metropolitan Cathedral of São Sebastião, patron of the city. The tour continues towards the Sugar Loaf complex, to board the most famous cable car in the world. Near there, Morro da Urca awaits for our visit, by the side of Praia Vermelha beach and the old Casino of Urca. We’ll end our full day city tour visiting the most famous beaches of the city: Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon.
    • All tickets are included and also lunch at an upscale barbecue lunch (with vegetarian options).
    • NOTE: During the Carnival this tour works in a shorter version visiting only Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf. If you want to do the full version, it’s important to arrive in Rio few days before carnival starts.
    • Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
  • Day 3: Ecological City Tour with waterfall trail
    • The Ecological Tour starts towards the base of Pedra Bonita, where the Rio de Janeiro Free Flight ramp is located. With a privileged location, the hang-gliding and paragliding take-off ramp allows a beautiful view of the city.After descending the Pedra Bonita trail, the Ecological Tour continues through the Tijuca National Park towards Vista Chinesa, a pavilion in an oriental mold that was built between 1902 and 1906 to honor the Chinese who brought tea cultivation to Brazil.
      We finish our Ecological Tour at Cachoeira do Horto, where it is allowed to take a refreshing bath in the waterfall. The trail there has a light difficulty level with some obstacles along the way and is located within the limits of the Tijuca National Park.
    • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 4: Welcome to Foz do Iguaçu
    • We will pick you up at your accommodation in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to the airport to fly to Foz do Iguaçu. Arriving at Iguazu Falls Airport, our receptive service will be waiting to take you to your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day enjoying the city at your own pace.
    • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 5: Iguazu Falls (Brazilian side)
    • Seeing the Falls from the Brazilian side gives you a complete panoramic view. It is considered the best way to understand how big and how wonderful this place is. Take a 1,5km/1miles journey through nature, approaching it’s highlight at the main bridge, that is really close to the falls. It’s a proper baptism, getting everybody wet with the spray that comes from this amazing natural wonder. In the afternoon our bilingual guide will take you to Aguaray Ecosport, a protected area next to the National Park. Hike up a 45 min long trail through the preserved rainforest, reaching the border of the Iguassu river, where you will start a guided tour on a Kayak or a Stand Up Paddle. After the breathtaking paddle that takes about 1h30min to be completed, hike for another trail for about 20min, heading to a 15m/50ft high waterfall. A perfect experience for any nature lover!
    • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 6: Iguazu Falls (Argentinian side)
    • Walk around 5km/3miles along different waterfalls that together makes up one of the new seven wonders of nature: Iguazu Falls. The experience in Argentina takes you through an intensive contact with nature, offering the possibility of observing some native animals and the amazing vegetation of the subtropical forest of the National Park.You will walk along three different trails that will give you different points of view of the falls. One of the highlights is the view of Devil´s Throat: a platform that takes you right in front these impressive falls. (It is mandatory to carry valid photo documents (RG, CNH or Passport) to cross the border with Argentina.)
    • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 7: Welcome to Manaus, Brazil!
    • We’ll transfer you from your accommodation in Foz to the airport. After arriving in Manaus we will provide the reception at the airport and transfer to your accommodation.
    • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Day 8: Transfer to the Amazon Lodge
    • Our quest starts at 8:00 AM. We’ll leave the hotel in Manaus and go to the Port of Ceasa, where a speedboat will be waiting to take you to the Careiro community, with a short stop at the Meeting of the Waters to take pictures. Then we’ll take a car or minibus to the Mamorí river. Along the way, there will be a spot to photograph the famous Vitória Régia. The legend behind the Vitória Régia says that once she was a beautiful girl who fell in love with the Moon God. One day, she saw the reflection of the satellite in a lake, and thinking the he had come to meet her, she threw herself in the water and drowned. Moved, the god decided to turn her into a special star that inhabited waters: the Vitória Régia. Now, you will embark in another speedboat with opportunity to see birds, alligators and other animals. Afterwards we’ll arrive at the Amazon Jungle Lodge. After lunch, there will be a canoe trip to recognize the area, returning to the lodge to have dinner.
    • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Day 9: Hiking in the Jungle, Piranha Fishing and Cayman Spotting
    • After breakfast we’ll hike through the jungle with a local guide, where you will learn more about the wildlife and biodiversity. Then we’ll go fishing piranhas, a carnivore fish. After dinner, let’s observe caimans (an alligator) and other nocturnal animals.
    • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Day 10: Watching Sunrise, Visit a Caboclo’s House and the Sumaúma Tree
    • Let’s mesmerize ourselves watching the sunrise and the colorful birds. After a delicious breakfast we’ll visit a caboclo’s house, a local family, to learn about their customs. You’ll also visit the Sumaúma tree, the largest tree of the Amazon region, reaching 50m/165ft high. The Sumaúma, also known as “the tree of life” and “heaven’s stairway”, is famous for its medicinal powers and its importance for the whole forest. Behold this almost magical experience sightseeing what natives call the mother of all trees.
    • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Day 11: Transfer to Manaus
    • Saying good bye to the jungle! You’ll be transferred back to Manaus by the same route you came, to your hotel,
    • Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
  • Day 12: So Long, Brazil!
    • And our journey reaches its end. You’ll be transferred to the Airport in Manaus.
    • Meals Included: Breakfast


 Package Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu and Amazon Rainforest Highlights

  • Get to know Rio de Janeiro, the marvelous city;
  • Explore the beautiful Ilha Grande in Angra dos Reis;
  • Feel the power of one of the biggest waterfalls of the world at Foz do Iguaçu;
  • Kayak through the Iguassu river at Aguaray Ecosport;
  • Experience living in the jungle staying overnight in a lodge in the heart of the Amazons;
  • Discover authentic jungle activities such as piranha fishing, night fishing with harpoon, canoeing with night spot for alligators observation, etc.

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Deposit: $1,040

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