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The Beaches of Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande

7 days starting at $769/Person

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Our customizable 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 trip specialists and tour guides are located in the area; they’ll take care of planning activities, meals and secret stops that any local would approve of.

What to expect from every Class Adventure Travel Tour:

  • Private and small group guides who go at your own pace
  • Private shuttle and transfers, unless otherwise noted
  • Trip specialists and guides who really know and live in the area
  • Personal recommendations for authentic, local experiences
  • Incredibly comfortable accommodations without sacrificing authenticity
  • Flexible itineraries that can be customized as much or as little as you want

What you will experience in a day of travel

Rio at Sunrise

Rio City Tour

Traditional lunch

Sugarloaf Mountain

Experience Samba


7 Day Sample Itinerary

Want more days? Fewer days? Fewer beaches? More nightlife? Let us know! We do the planning just to make it easy on you, but the trip is all yours – we’ll add or subtract based on what matters most to you.

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!

The Beaches of Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande Highlights

Hotels & Pricing

Every Class Adventure Travel tour is personalized. We have relationships with a long list of hotels and lodges, restaurateurs and chefs, accompanied by our local guides and experts. Based on your interests, length of stay and budget, we’ll arrange a luxurious trip you’ll never forget.

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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Looking for a Group Experience
We have small group tours with daily departures for 8-15 people, with private guides and transfers dedicated to each group. Group tours save around 20% per person compared to individual private trips! Just tell us when you want to depart, what you want to see, and we’ll make sure you join in on the adventure!
$769 /person
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Class Adventure Travel gets you the best the world has to offer!

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