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Visit: Rio de Janeiro & Iguassu Falls

7 days / 6 nights
- Begins any day of the week


PROGRAM  ITINERARY

 Tour Description:  Come to Brazil to experience one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World - The Majesty of Iguassu Falls. The falls at Niagara are just a trickle compared to mighty Iguassu. On this trip you will also get a healthy dose of fabulous Rio de Janeiro, one of the world's most favorite vacation destinations.
   

 DAY BY DAY ITINERARY  *

 Day 1 - Any day  - USA or Europe - Rio de Janeiro
AM
, PM or EVE - Departure an overnight flight from the USA or Europe to Rio de Janeiro.

Contact us for airfares to Brazil and Iguassu falls and other services in Brazil

(No meals)
 

 Day 2  - RIO DE JANEIRO
AM
- Upon arrival of the International flight you will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel on Copacabana Beach. You will have time to check in and rest a little.
    

PM - Around midday we will depart for a city tour of Rio de Janeiro, going downtown to visit the Cathedral, known as the Church of the Candelaria, built by the Portuguese in the late 1700s in Baroque style. The two dome-topped towers of Rio's largest church rise over 230 feet above the urban jungle. Next, we tour the beaches of Copacabana, Flamengo and Ipanema (remember the famous Bossa Nova song "Girl from Ipanema"?). We will stop for a ride at the Sugar Loaf with the famous Cable Car where you will have a view of this beautiful city and the sea below.
 

   

EVE -
In the evening, go out on the town, or optionally attend a wonderful Samba show at the Plataforma (the best in the city!). Overnight at the hotel in Rio.
(No meals)
 

 Day 3  - Rio de Janeiro
AM & PM
- Today you can enjoy a free day in Rio. Explore this great city on your own or go on an optional boat tour to the Tropical Island nearby.
   
EVE - Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
(No meals)
  

 Day 4  - Rio de Janeiro
AM & PM
- Today you can spend time taking in some more sights of Rio or relax at your leisure on the beach. We can arrange for an optional tour to Corcovado Mountain, which towers 2,000 feet over the city. Combine this with an excursion to the Tijuca Forest, a tropical forest area covering over 40 square miles; it is the majestic remnant of the rainforest that once surrounded Rio. Here you can see waterfalls, a colonial chapel, lagoons, caves and a botanical garden in Tijuca.
  

EVE - Overnight in Rio de Janeiro.
(No meals)

 Day 5  - Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu Falls
AM
- We will proceed to the airport for our morning flight to Iguassu where, upon arrival, we will be met by our local guide who will provide the transfer to the hotel.
  

PM - We will spend the entire afternoon visiting Iguassu Falls, truly one of the world's greatest natural wonders. The Falls consist of 275 waterfalls cascading over a precipice into the Paranį river. They are produced by waters of the Iguassuµ River, the source of which is near Curitiba. We'll go on a guided tour of the Falls from the Brazilian side. Exotic birds and butterflies can be seen at close range in the verdant araucaria evergreen forest.
 

EVE - For entertainment we can offer the optional "Three Nation Show," a dinner show with dancers from Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, or go to the Teatro Plaza, a fine choice to see a colorful folkloric show with wonderfully costumed dancers. Overnight at Iguassu Falls.
(No meals)


 

 Day 6  - Iguassu Falls
AM & PM
- The best views of the Falls can be observed from the Brazilian side, in the crisp morning air. You'll never forget the sight of the cascading water and the roar of the Falls. Optional tours include taking the Macuco, a boat ride through the waterfalls, or a helicopter flight over the Falls, an exhilarating event. You may also want to cross the border to Argentina; the flora and fauna are best observed on the Argentine side. If interested, you can go to see Itaipu, the world's largest hydroelectricity plant. The plant, on which construction began in the early '70s, is considered a multibillion dollar fiasco, but a very impressive one nonetheless. Buses depart hourly for free guided tours of the plant, which are fascinating.
   

EVE - In the evening, we can opt to attend a lavish dinner show performed by international dancers in colorful garb.
(No meals)
 
 Day 7  - Iguassu Falls - Rio de Janeiro - USA or Europe
AM
- Your morning will be free.
 

PM - In the afternoon, depart to the airport for your flight back to Rio to connect with your international flight back home.
(No meals)

 

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* IMPORTANT NOTE: The itinerary, as shown, is subject to change without prior notice. Certain circumstances, such as: changing weather conditions, safety concerns and in general any reason or situation beyond our control may force local tour operators and / or their guides to alter any part of this itinerary for the wellbeing and in the best interest of travelers. Changes will only be made if they are absolutely necessary. Our goal is to provide clients with a safe environment and programs that exceed their expectations.


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