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The Best of Brazil


11 days starting at $1,869/Person

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This customizable itinerary takes you to explore the beauty of Iguazu Falls, the authentic highlights of Rio de Janeiro and the tropical beaches of Brazil’s Northern Coastline in Salvador de Bahia and Morro de São Paulo. Iguazu Falls is breath-taking, Rio de Janeiro is captivating, Salvador de Bahia is vibrant and Morro de São Paulo will transport you to paradise!

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

Slumbertime

11 Day Sample Itinerary

Want more days? Fewer days? Fewer waterfalls? 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 1-3

Iguazu Falls

  • Private, up-close tours of Iguazu Falls in both Argentina and Brazil.
  • Incredible boat ride adventure through, up to and around the waterfalls.
  • Optional activities include a helicopter ride over Iguazu Falls.

Dive straight into the action (not literally, unless you want to) at Argentina’s side of Iguazu Falls. Your guide will help you avoid crowds and take you to the most hidden of the 270 waterfalls. The Brazilian side of the falls is entirely different, and ends with an up-close encounter of the largest waterfall, Garganta del Diablo (or Devil’s Throat). Don’t let the name fool you; it’s paradise!

Days 3-6

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 6-8

Salvador de Bahia

  • Historical city tour: Pelourinho, Barra’s lighthouse & fort, and more.
  • Take the 236ft. ride up the Lacerda Elevator for stunning sunset views over the city.
  • Known as the Capital of Joy, explore Salvador’s African cuisine & music.

Your authentic highlights city tour includes the heart of the city at Pelourinho, the Barra lighthouse and fort and, the Nossa Senhora do Rosario dos Pretos Church. Taking just 30 seconds, travel 236ft. up the beautifully restored, art deco Elevador Lacerda for spectacular sunset and city views from its summit. Discover Salvador’s vibrant nightlife with its delicious fusion of Afro-Brazilian food and music.

Days 8 -11

Morro de Sao Paulo

  • Beach hop down Ilha Tinhare’s coast… Quarta Praia Beach is our favorite!
  • Visit the Tapirandú Fortress, one of largest forts in Brazil.
  • Optional activities include horseback riding, Boipeba Island & more.

Tinhare Island has miles upon miles of stunning beaches which become progressively longer and quieter the further away you go from Morro de São Paulo. Quarta Praia Beach is the fourth beach along the coast and is known for its crystal-clear water, colorful marine life, and coral reefs. With no cars allowed on the island, you can enjoy watching the sunset in peace and quiet with a fresh and fruity cocktail in the beautiful town of Morro de São Paulo.

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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
$2,249 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$2,809 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$3,559 /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!
$1,869 /person
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