This luxurious journey visits Brazil's spectacular sights while staying at some of the country's most luxurious hotels. Enjoy panoramic views over the ocean and Copacabana beach in Rio, explore the magnificent Iguaçu Falls from the only hotel within the national park and cruise the rivers of the Amazon on a small traditional boat. End with an exploration of historic Salvador with its vibrant African-influenced culture and relaxation on the idyllic beaches of the north-east coast.
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Fly to Rio with
British Airways and transfer to the elegant
Belmond Copacabana Palace for 3 nights (Superior partial ocean view
Morning tour of Corcovado Hill and Christ the Redeemer
statue overlooking Rio. Afternoon visit to Sugar
Loaf Mountain for magnificent views over the
city’s bays and mountains. (B)
At leisure or take an optional excursion. (B)
Fly to Iguaçu. Tour of the
Argentinian side of the falls and stay 2 nights at
the Belmond owned Hotel das Cataratas,
located in the park (Superior room). (B)
Day at leisure to enjoy the
Brazilian side of the falls. (B)
Fly to Manaus, via Sao
Paulo, and board the Amazon Clipper Premium
for 3 nights. Start your navigation upstream to
experience the sights, sounds and smells of the
rainforest surroundings. (B, D)
Morning and afternoon
shared excursions in motorised canoes include
caiman spotting, piranha fishing, jungle walks
and visits to local villages. (B, L, D)
Return to Manaus and fly to Salvador, via Brasilia. Stay 2 nights at
the luxurious Pestana Convento do Carmo, a former Carmelite convent that dates back to
Morning tour of the historic capital of Bahia and visit the Afro-
Brazilian Museum. Discover the city’s African
flavours, art and sounds. (B)
Fly to Recife and transfer to Porto de Galinhas, with
magnificent wide beaches that stretch along
the eastern coast. Stay at Nannai Resort & Spa* for 3
nights (De luxe ocean view room; upgrades to a Super luxury bungalow available for a supplement). (B, D)
leisure. (B, D)
Transfer to Recife for a
flight to London, via Rio, with British Airways. (B)
Arrive in London. (N)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
This is a suggested itinerary, which can be tailored to suit your needs. Prices, based on two people travelling and sharing a twin-room, are intended as a guideline only and will vary according to time of year. Entry fees at the Iguazú and Iguaçu national parks are not included.
It is possible to include
Anavilhanas Lodge as a land-based option in the
Amazon; please inquire for details and prices.
The Amazon Clipper Premium
cruise departs on Wednesdays; therefore this
itinerary is based on Friday departures from the
UK. Also available are 2-night and 5-night cruises.
The Belmond Copacabana Palace is legendary for its sumptuous style, fine cuisine and impeccable service. The property is superbly located facing the famous Copacabana beach. It is at the very heart of Rio's exhilarating social life, a rendez-vous for the international set and the cream of Rio's society.
Features: 3 restaurants, piano bar, half-size Olympic pool, fitness centre, tennis court, 2 boutiques, spa.
Room amenities: Widescreen plasma television, iPod dock, minibar, Wi-Fi, traditional Brazilian...
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas is the only hotel located within the Brazilian Iguaçu National Park and is just a short walk from the magnificent Iguaçu Falls. This Belmond property occupies a colonial-style building with lovely tropical gardens. The guestrooms overlook the lush grounds and the rainforest.
Features: 195 guestrooms, swimming pool, tennis court, 2 restaurants.
Room amenities: Widescreen LCD television, Wi-Fi, minibar, luxury...
The Nannai Resort & Spa is located 54 km from Recife and 9 km from Porto de Galinhas, on the beautiful Muro Alto beach. Characterised by white sandy beaches, coconut palms and crystal clear waters, the emphasis here is purely on relaxation. The resort offers both rooms and bungalows. We recommend staying in the bungalows which have been designed in the style of Polynesian houses and feature a private pool, jacuzzi or massage gazebo. Leisure facilities include games rooms, tennis courts, recreation area, fitness centre, and sauna. The resort offers restaurants, bars (including a pool bar), coffee-shop and beach bar...
Pestana Convento do Carmo is a renovated Carmelite convent dating from 1586. Considered one of the principal works of Brazilian colonial architecture, the building is located within walking distance of the main historical centre and is a member of 'The Leading Small Hotels of the World'. It is located in the picturesque district of Pelourinho, approximately 27 km from Salvador airport.
The hotel has 79 rooms and suites which are decorated with classic furniture and traditional artwork and equipped with air conditioning, LCD TV, radio, Internet access, safe and mini bar.
Facilities at the hotel include a library, a fitness room, a sauna, a L'Occitane spa offering a range of massage treatments, and an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by gazebos. There is also bar and a restaurant serving traditional Portuguese and contemporary...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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BIS2016: 13 Nights
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