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Rio, Iguazu and the Amazon

10 days starting at $1,869/Person

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Customize this Brazil travel experience which will take you deep into the natural wonder of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest before exploring the magic of Iguazu Falls and Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival atmosphere. The natural beauty and diversity of the Brazilian Amazon is simply incomprehensible, the power of the World Wonder of Iguazu Falls will leave you stunned and, exploring Rio de Janeiro’s cityscape, beaches and highlights is the perfect way to end a vacation.

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

Amazon at Sunrise

Pink Dolphins

Traditional lunch

Piranha fishing

Nocturnal Nature Boat Ride

Dinner in the Amazon

10 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 1-2


  • Travel day down to Manaus in the heart of the Amazon.
  • Explore the markets, theater, shops and cafes of Manaus on your own.
  • Dine at our favored restaurants and feast on fish caught from the Amazon.

Manaus is the gateway to the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest and with a rich history, there is plenty to keep you occupied from visiting the ornate Amazonas Theater and Opera House to the lively Adolpho Lisboa Market. While planning the trip with your travel specialist, ask to reserve you a table at one of our favored restaurants to enjoy delicious, fresh and locally caught fish from the Amazon.

Days 2-5

The Amazon

  • Spot pink river dolphins & try your hand at fishing for piranha.
  • Visit indigenous communities & the phenomenon of the Meeting of the Waters.
  • Stay in a beautiful eco-lodge deep in the Brazilian Amazon.

There’s nothing quite like waking up to the sounds of the Brazilian Amazon around you. With binoculars and cameras at the ready, you’ll explore the “Lungs of the Earth” from paddling through flooded forests and spotting pink river dolphins to nocturnal Amazon wildlife walks and fishing for piranha. Traveling responsibly is extremely important and nowhere more so than in the Amazon. We make sure to only use lodges that work sustainably and sensitively with the local indigenous population and that offer low impact excursions when exploring the Amazon’s flora and fauna.

Days 5-8

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 8 -10

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!

Rio, Iguazu and the Amazon 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
$2,339 /person
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Option 2: Superior
$2,809 /person
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Option 3: Luxury
$3,739 /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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