A fabulous insight into the highlights of Brazil, with a visit to the Iguaçu Falls, the UNESCO protected colonial town of Paraty, the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro and the cobbled streets and trams of its suburb, Santa Teresa, finishing with relaxation at the bustling coastal resort of Búzios.


  • Seeing the Iguassu Falls after the crowds have left.
  • Boating to the outlying deserted islands off Paraty.
  • Exploring Rio with its iconic statue of Christ and Sugar Loaf Mountain.
  • Relaxing in the stylish resort of Buzios.
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  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Arrive Iguaçu

    Arrive Iguacu via Sao Paulo, where you will be met and transferred to the Hotel Das Cataratas and spend the next three nights on Breakfast and Dinner basis.

    Overnight: Hotel Das Cataratas

  3. Day 2 Iguaçu, Brazilian Side

    Relax at the Hotel Das Cataratas, which is the only hotel on the Brazilian side of the National Park, with the Iguassu Falls literally on the doorstep. Once the crowds have dispersed you will have the views and walkways to yourself.

    Overnight: Hotel Das Cataratas

  4. Day 3 Iguaçu, Argentinian Side

    A full day's excursion to the Argentine side of the Falls. A spectacular roaring wonder of nature set amongst abundant tropical flora and basalt. Both sides of the Falls need to be appreciated and the Argentine side has more extensive walkways and views to the powerful Devil's Throat.

    Overnight: Hotel Das Cataratas

  5. Day 4 Paraty

    Fly back to Sao Paulo and travel by road for approximately four hours to the UNESCO protected colonial town of Paraty. You will spend the next three nights at Casa Turquesa on Bed and Breakfast basis.

    Overnight: Casa Turquesa

  6. Day 5 Deserted Islands 

    Enjoy a boat trip to the outlying deserted islands.

    Overnight: Casa Turquesa

  7. Day 6 Paraty

    A day at leisure to meander through the car-free cobbled streets and browse the high quality handicraft shops.

    Overnight: Casa Turquesa

  8. Day 7 Rio De Janerio

    Journey north following the Atlantic coastline bordering verdant green forests to the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro and check in to the Hotel Santa Teresa in the colonial suburb of Santa Teresa for three nights on Bed and Breakfast basis.

    Overnight: Belmond Copacabana Palace

  9. Day 8 Rio De Janeiro

    Santa Teresa has plenty of character with winding cobbled streets and old trams. Today you can enjoy a city tour including the cable car to the Sugar Loaf and to the statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain. Rio de Janeiro was recently awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in recognition of its cultural, historical and artistic inspiration.

    Overnight: Belmond Copacabana Palace

  10. Day 9 Rio De Janeiro

    A day at leisure to enjoy Rio de Janeiro and all it has to offer.

    Overnight: Belmond Copacabana Palace

  11. Day 10 Coastal resort of Buzios

    Travel north to the bustling coastal resort of Buzios, once frequented by Brigitte Bardot. You will spend the next four nights at Insolito on Bed and Breakfast basis. Beach buggies are fun to hire and explore the many beaches.

    Overnight: Insolito

  12. Day 11 - 13 Buzios

    The next three days are yours to enjoy at leisure in Buzios.

    Overnight: Insolito

  13. Day 14 Depart

    Depart Rio on your overnight flight home.

  14. Depart


Low £ 4,335 $ 5,888
Mid £ 4,583 $ 6,225
High £ 5,945 $ 8,075


  • per person for land arrangements only, based on two people sharing a room.


  • All accommodation as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Private transfers throughout.
  • All sightseeing, entrance fees and guide services as detailed in the itinerary.
  • Internal flights where detailed in the itinerary.


  • International flights.
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary.
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, gratuities (discretionary).
  • Entrance fees and excursions not specifically mentioned as included.
  • Travel insurance or visa fees.

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