Rio de Janeiro (3N) - Foz de Iguacu (2N) - Amazon (2N) - Buzios (3N)
December 30, 2017 - January 09, 2018
11 Days / 10 Nights
Minimum 2 people
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro. Meeting at the airport, transfer to the hotel. Rio de Janeiro is green hills, blue sky, beautiful bays, islands and marvelous beaches. It is the second biggest city in Brazil (after Sao Paulo) and, certainly, one of the most beautiful cities in the world! Beach hotels are situated along the whole perimeter of Guanabara Bay and, if you are staying in one of these hotels, the beauties of Rio de Janeiro are open for you all the time. Blue ocean water will call you to the beach. The most popular beaches - Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon, are famous for their black and white tiled promenade. From early morning to late in the night you can see people playing soccer and volleyball on the golden sand of the beaches. For those who prefer active holidays, Rio offers opportunities to practice almost any sport: golf, tennis, surfing, rafting, diving, delta flight and many others. Numerous open cafeterias on the beach will offer you refreshing coconut water, freshly squeezed juices and other drinks. You can also see presentations of local musicians on the beach playing all kinds of music.
After breakfast in the Hotel, we set off an excursion to Mount Corcovado to the statue of Christ (4 hours) with Russian-speaking guide. Arriving at the station, where the environmentally friendly train will take us through the jungle to the top of Corcovado. On either side of the railway you will have spectacular views from Tijuca forest, inhabited by monkeys and other exotic animals and birds. At the top of Corcovado, at an altitude of 700 m above sea level, stands the symbol of Rio de Janeiro - Statue of Christ the Savior (38m), which was built in 1931. A breathtaking panorama view of the metropolis and its environs Bridge Niteroi, Guanabara Bay, the Botanical Garden, the Maracanã stadium, Sugar Loaf, and more is possible from the top of Corcovado. We advise you to have a good rest and prepare for the New Year. In the evening, the most unusual meeting of the New Year on Copacabana beach awaits you. On the beach there is a huge stage for the night shows. At midnight, fireworks begin. Residents of Brazil celebrate New Year in white clothes. Believers bring a tribute to the goddess of water Iemanjá, putting their gifts in tiny boats and send them to the sea. The fun continues all night.
After breakfast a half-day excursion to the Sugar Loaf and a City Tour with english speaking guide is planned. The first stop is on Urca Mountain, with a wide viewing area, where you can eat in the restaurant or bar. On the mountain of Sugar Loaf you will have a beautiful view of Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana beach, the bay, the surrounding mountains, islands in the ocean, bridge Niteroi, and the statue of Christ on Corcovado Mountain. Then you will go by car to the central regions of the old Rio, where you will admire several old churches, monasteries, the main cathedral of the city, as well as buildings built in the colonial style.
After breakfast in the hotel you will be transferred to airport and take a flight to Foz do Iguacu.
Upon arrival you will be transfer to the Brazilian side of the waterfalls ( Brazilian fall).
A rich excursion program awaits you. Foz de Iguazu Falls, located on the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, are 275 huge water streams, falling from a terrible height. Waterfalls are on the territory of a national park with a unique flora and fauna, arose as a result of volcanic eruptions and displacement of terrestrial layers. The name of the waterfalls in the translation from Guarani is "large water". 275 waterfalls, each of which has its own name, cast down with a crash in the canyon "Devil's Throat". The contrast between the calm and even lazy course of the waters of the Iguassu River is higher than the waterfalls and the powerful overthrow of the turbulent streams of water from a height of 72 meters into the abyss. It can stand for hours without stopping, contemplating the sight and thought of glory and eternity of the universe. (Entrance ticket included)
After breakfast in the hotel you will go to the Argentine side of the waterfalls with a guide
The Argentine side of the waterfall will take you through the Tancredo Neves bridge, built across the Iguazu River. The Argentine side differs from the Brazilian one - here you will be directly above and below the waterfalls. You will feel the power of the falling water very close and you can enjoy the natural park around this magnificent beauty! You will reach the enormous 'Devil's Throat'. Hit by the hands of people, numerous footpaths and crossings, allowing to observe at very close range, this natural phenomenon. (Entrance ticket included)
After breakfast in the hotel you will be transfer to the airport and take a flight to Manaus.
Upon Arrival on the Manaus airport you will be transfer to Hotel
After breakfast, let's go on a trekking in the jungle with an English speaking guide to try to become more familiar with the unique nature of this region. In the end , return to the hotel. Lunch and then take a short rest, tourists visit the typical dwelling of local residents - cabocles, then arrange fishing, during which you can catch piranhas. Have a Dinner and then we recommend you to order an additional excursion: swimming with pink dophs ($ 280).
After breakfast in the hotel, will transfer to the airports and take a fight to Rio de Janeiro.
Upon arrival from the airport, transfer to Buzios.
Buzios - This fishing village 177 km north of Rio de Janeiro, one of the most beautiful places in the world. A unique charm is attached to the quaint landscape, exotic vegetation, and picturesque beaches. The climate is mild. Average temperature: maximum - 30 degrees, minimum - 20. Buzios fascinates with its beaches with warm yellow sand and clear ocean water. The beaches offer a wonderful view of the mountains, covered with forests, coastal cliffs, and the sunset here is especially colorful. All conditions for diving, surfing, water skiing, Kayaking. You can rent buggies and ride on the beaches and the town. In Buzios there are several piers, from them a magnificent view of the ocean and mountains comes up. During walks on sailboats you will see magnificent landscapes of the whole coast, and should try the local drink - Caipirini. Sailboats stop right in the middle of the sea, and you can swim, and see the colorful underwater world. In the evening, you will find cozy restaurants with a wide variety of cuisine, nightclubs. On the main street life is boiling after sunset. Here you can just walk, shop in the shops, sit in a bar or restaurant, which there is very much over there.
After breakfast in the hotel, transfer to Rio de Janeiro for your flight back home.
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