For those who do not have the luxury of time, a 5-day itinerary incorporating the highlights of Brazil, including the spectacular Iguaçu Falls and the city of Rio de Janeiro, with visits to Sugar Loaf on the Corcovado Mountain and the Statue of Christ the Redeemer.


  • Seeing the Iguacu Falls after the crowds have dispersed.
  • Exploring Rio with its iconic statue of Christ and Sugar Loaf Mountain.
  • People watching and a lazy lunch in historic colonial Santa Teresa.
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Destination Expert Charlie Lockwood


Latin America Specialist


  1. Arrive
  2. Day 1 Iguaçu, Brazilian side

    Connect from Sao Paulo or Rio to Iguaçu Falls. The Hotel Das Cataratas is the only hotel located right beside the Brazilian Falls within the National Park. Relax by the pool surrounded by lush native flora and enjoy viewing the falls until sunset once the crowds have gone.

    Overnight: Belmond Das Cataratas

  3. Day 2 Iguaçu, Argentinian side 

    Full day tour across the border to Argentina to view the falls from the Argentine side. There are more extensive walkways including the trail over the river out to the roaring Devil's Throat the most spectacular and voluminous drop of the system.

    Overnight: Belmond Das Cataratas

  4. Day 3 Rio De Janeiro

    Fly to Rio de Janeiro, recently granted UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Mid-afternoon trip to the Sugar Loaf for sunset over one of the most evocative cities in the world.

    Overnight: Hotel Santa Teresa

  5. Day 4 Rio De Janeiro 

    Half day tour of Rio to visit the iconic Corcovado Mountain and the Statue of Christ. Afternoon free to enjoy Rio by bike or yoga in the Botanical Gardens.

    Overnight: Hotel Santa Teresa

  6. Day 5 Depart 

    Meander around historic colonial Santa Teresa dropping into the coffee shops to people watch and take a lazy lunch or enjoy the gardens and pool at the hotel. Depart Rio on your overnight flight home.

  7. Depart


Low £ 2,690 $ 3,654
Mid £ 2,844 $ 3,863
High £ 3,689 $ 5,011


  • Price is per person 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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