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Brazil Tours: Discovering the Green Coast

Highlights of this Tour: Iguassu • Paraty • Ilha Grande • Rio de Janeiro

Duration: 12 days / 11 nights

Days of Departure: Daily, On Request (Private)

As with the Highlights of Brazil itinerary, this one starts in Iguassu since most of our passengers enter Brazil from Argentina. This can of course be altered depending on your travel plans. The itinerary then takes you to the Green Coast, visiting the pretty colonial town of Paraty and a few days on Ilha Grande before ending the trip in colourful Rio.

Sample Itinerary

iguassu falls tourDay 1 – Iguassu
Visit the Argentine side of the Falls on a guided excursion before crossing into Brazil and arriving at your hotel.

Day 2 – Iguassu
Visit the Brazilian side of the Falls and enjoy the magnificent volume of water before your eyes.

Day 3 – Iguassu-Paraty
Fly from Iguassu to Sao Paulo where you will be met and driven along the coast to the pretty town of Paraty.

paraty tour Days 4-5 – Paraty
Explore the cobbled streets, visit local beaches, hire a bike or walk in the hills behind the town.

Day 6 – Paraty-Ilha Grande
Transfer by road and by ferry to Ilha Grande where beautiful Atlantic forest can be found, not to mention the lovely golden beaches.

Days 7-8 – Ilha Grande
Days at leisure making the most of this laid back and beautiful island.

Day 9 – Ihla Grande-Rio de Janeiro
Transfer by ferry and road to Rio de Janeiro and your hotel.

rio de janeiro tour Day 10 – Rio de Janeiro
Full day guided excursion to Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado Mounain to see the iconic Statue of Christ.

Day 11 – Rio de Janeiro
Day at leisure to explore a little more independently. Stroll along Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches, look around the local shops and try some of the local cafes and restaurants. In the evening you may like to go to a samba bar.

Day 12 – Depart Rio
Depart Rio for your onward connections.

No prices are mentioned here as there are many variations on hotels and excursions in each area. Contact our Brazil Travel Specialists to discuss details or to request a customized quote.

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