Best Experiences In Latin America - Rio De Janeiro & Amazon Rainforest

Author: Srikanth Krishna on Dec 10,2018

Brazil is a magical land, from Rio to Amazon, this Latin American country is blessed with both natural and cultural wonders. The Amazon Rainforest is an excellent destination for nature and wildlife lovers as it is one of the richest ecological reserves in the world. This tailor-made tour will get you the best experiences in Latin America, featuring wonders of Rio and Amazon Jungle where you can spot unique flora and fauna, take spectacular Amazon River Cruises, and relax in cozy Amazon Lodges.

Tour Highlights

  • Rio de Janeiro "the marvelous city"
  • Corcovado Mountain & Christ the Redeemer Statue
  • Manaus, the gateway to the Brazilian Amazon
  • Amazonian Flora & Fauna Tours
  • Meetings with local communities

Tour Description

Rio de Janeiro, the former capital located between tropical mountains and sea, welcomes you. Let nature rule at the Amazon Ecopark forest Lodge or on an Amazon river cruise, as you watch pink dolphins, fish for piranhas, hiking the jungle and wonder at the flora. Get the best experiences in Latin America by visiting two great landmarks of Brazil Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon Rainforest, combining beautiful beaches and incredible wildlife. Add a trip to Manaus onto your Amazon Rainforest tour to take an Amazon River Boat Cruise.

Tour Price

Our private tours typically range from $500 - $1000 per person/per night depending on chosen hotels and room categories, vehicles used, types of tours, flight cost, time of year and other factors. Make an inquiry for a customized trip quote.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival In Rio & Christ The Redeemer Trip

After you arrive in Rio de Janeiro, also known as "The Marvelous City", we will greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel.
Rio is gifted with one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the statue of Christ the Redeemer. Appreciate this awesome 38 m (124 ft) monument on a trip to Corcovado Mountain & the Tijuca Forest. Board a cog train up Corcovado Mountain and take in amazing views of the flourishing Tijuca Forest and the bustling Carioca city.
Spend the evening at your leisure. You can visit Copacabana, the most symbolic beach in Rio.

Day 2 - Sugarloaf Mountain & Rio City Trip

After breakfast, we will pick you up from your hotel and head to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain, 395 m (1,296 ft) high. Enjoy a panoramic view of the city and its encompassing beaches and forests. Visit the historical places of Rio de Janeiro and explore the history of Brazil.
In the afternoon and evening, enjoy some leisure time to spend as you like. We suggest you go out for a Samba Dinner Show, where dancers deliver riveting performances of Brazil's musical history, from slavery to the modern day, with Bossa Nova, samba, and Brazilian pop songs accompanying the dynamic show.

Day 3 - Transfer To Manaus

Today after breakfast, we will take you to the airport to catch your 5-hour flight to Manaus, the capital of Brazil’s Amazonas State. Upon arrival in Manaus, you will be greeted and escorted to your hotel.
Manaus is a city that rises on exports from the Amazon region, including rubber and Brazil nuts. The city rests along the bank of the Rio Negro, where the river meets with the Solimoes River. These are the two major rivers from the Amazon River.

Day 4 - Arrival At The Amazon Resort

Today your Amazon tour starts. The Amazon lodges are excellent for adventurous travelers who want to explore the largest rainforest on Earth. Depending on your departure time, you might have some free time in the morning to stroll around the city on your own or you can go for a guided city tour.
In the afternoon, we will take you on a motorboat ride along the river to the lodge. Meet your guide and the staff to aware about the lodge’s facilities and the trips you are going to take the following days. One tour we always suggest is the night safari tours where you can explore the nocturnal fauna of the Amazon such as alligators, bats, and frogs.

Days 5-6 - Amazon Excursions

We have included all meals and guided excursions with the lodge to bring you the best experiences of Latin America. After breakfast, your guide will escort you on varying excursions, that include hiking through the jungle, visits to local caboclo villages, a trip to the Monkey Jungle exhibit, canoe rides, and more.
You're likely to see plenty of wildlife and fascinating flora. Your guides are naturalists experts and can show you medicinal plants, along with finding macaws and parrots also recognize the calls of various animals.
The evenings are meant for gatherings at the lodge for dinner, drinks, scholarly presentations, and recreation like dancing and live music.

Day 7 - Transfer Back To Manaus & Rio De Janeiro

After breakfast, board the motorboat back to Manaus. Along the way, sail through the "Meeting of the Waters," where the Rio Negro and Rio Solimoes go side by side without mingling. Once you reach Manaus, proceed to the airport for your flight back to Rio.

Day 8 - Departure From Rio

Spend your last day in Rio relaxing and enjoying a sunbath on the beach, swimming in the warm sea or savoring a delicious tropical juice. Afterward, we will transfer you to the airport to take a flight back home or to your next destination in South America.
For wildlife lovers, we highly suggest a trip to the Pantanal wetlands in southeastern Brazil, where birds and other wildlife are found in plenty and much easier to view than in the thick Amazon jungle.

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