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The Beaches of Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande


Explore the "Green Coast" south of Rio
7 days starting at $769/Person

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This Brazil tour takes you to see two of the country’s most sought after beach destinations. Rio de Janeiro’s cityscape and samba atmosphere are spell-binding and the secluded beauty and paradise of nearby Ilha Grande will have you sipping a fresh coconut on some of the best beaches in the world, in no time at all.

Our local specialists and tour guides have designed and dialed in all the secret stops that any local would approve of.

What you can expect in every tour:

  • Hand picked guides specialized for every excursion
  • 7 regional offices with 24/7 in country support
  • Transfers with English guide to/from all airports
  • Local specialists who live and guide the destination
  • Personal dining recommendations for food lovers
  • Incredibly comfortable authentic accommodations

What you will experience in a day of travel


Rio at Sunrise

Rio City Tour

Traditional lunch

Sugarloaf Mountain

Experience Samba

Slumbertime

7 Day Travel Itinerary

Our tours depart any day of the year, there are no fixed departure dates. It’s really simply, we’ve designed some of the best experiences that cover your “bucket list” must see stuff in each destination. You can trust in our 20 years of experience, that everything will run just like clockwork.

Days 1-4

The Best of Rio

  • Private city tour, ride the Cable Car to view Rio’s coastline from Sugarloaf.
  • Traverse through the Tijuca Forest to Christ the Redeemer Statue.
  • Free day to enjoy the beaches, shopping and flavors of Rio de Janeiro.

Your exclusive city tour includes visits to all the highlights that will take you sky high to experience picture perfect views of the magical cityscape of Rio. Our private guides will also take you to more cultural and authentic landmarks with added flexibility to the tour to take into account what else is happening in this vibrant city. For your last evening in Brazil, you can add a special nightlife tour of Rio, where you’ll be surrounded by the sensual rhythms and beats of samba in the Lapa district.

Days 4-7

Ilha Grande

  • Paradise at Lopes Mendes: voted one of the best beaches in the world!
  • Follow trails through Ilha Grande’s verdant Atlantic Rainforest to secluded beaches.
  • Optional activities include an island boat trip, scuba diving, snorkeling & more.

Welcome to paradise! To preserve Ilha Grande’s nature and beauty, cars are prohibited on the island. Your days will be filled with soaking up the sun on Ilha Grande’s idyllic and deserted beaches, trekking through rich Atlantic Rainforest and exploring the “Big Island’s” magical underwater world. Beautiful scenery, romantic sunsets, heavenly beaches and pure relaxation await you in Ilha Grande!

Hotels & Pricing

(price estimate for 2 people traveling together)

We have over 20 years experience building relationships with a short list of some of the best hotels and guides in Central & South America, from 7 regional offices in Latin America. Let us know your travel dates and destination preferences, and we’ll match you with YOUR PERFECT Latin America experience. 

Private Guided Tours, Hotels, & Prices
Option 1: Comfort
$939 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$1,029 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$1,499 /person
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Save Money by Traveling in Group Excursions
Your tour can depart on any day of the year, the group tours are more economical and based on a price estimate below including simple “Classic” bed & breakfast accommodations, these hotels can be upgraded upon request. Each day you will join to meet new travelers at each destination, and a highly specialized guide for every excursion. Individuals traveling alone will not be sharing accommodation or transfers, and should expect a 30-40% increase in the per person price.

All prices online are based on 2 people traveling together, discounts available if you are more than 2 traveling together.

$769 /person
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