A Brazil vacation that will stimulate all five senses on your dream journey through the African influences of Salvador and bustling Rio de Janeiro.
A Brazil vacation that will stimulate all 5 senses.
Explore Rio and Salvador through there rich religious, artistic, musical, culinary, and socio-cultural heritage that blossomed in these former capital cities. This tour covers the best Brazil has to offer in regards to culture, yet allows you to enjoy the local beauty and immerse into the food and people of each area while staying in unique hotels. The contrast between Rio and Salvador is vast, from Rio’s Carioca beach lifestyle and the different aspects of Bahian culture, history and present day realities, bustling streets lined with buildings in pastel shades of an age gone by. Soak in the sights and sounds of this vibrant city. Visit the old historical section of town, the Pelourinho area with the largest and best preserved complex of colonial architecture in the Americas.
Summary of Luxury Brazil Vacation Tour:
Day 1: Rio de Janeiro
Today, you will depart from the United States for South America. During your flight, you’ll be served dinner and breakfast.
Day 2: Rio de Janeiro
Once you arrive in Rio de Janeiro, you’ll go through customs and your Private Tour guide will accommodate you to the Hotel Fasano. During the afternoon, take the opportunity to relax on the Ipanema Beach. In the evening, your guide will take you on a night tour.
Day 3: Rio de Janeiro
After you enjoy your breakfast at the hotel, your adventures will start when your guide takes you on a full day city tour, we will see Corcovado, Santa Teresa, and you will take a cable car to the top of the Sugarloaf Mountain.
Day 4: Rio de Janeiro
On day four, you’ll be taking a Jeep tour to the Floresta da Tijuca. Along the way of this journey, you will be able to stop at the Macaco’s, Chinese View, Emperor Table, Cascatinha Taunay and Mayrink Chapel. At the “Praia” take time to relax or go on a shopping spree.
Day 5: Salvador da Bahia
Today you will be transferred to Rio’s Airport to board a flight to Salvador. Once you have arrived, you will be checked into the Convento do Carmo historical boutique hotel. During day five, you will have a half day that will consist of a historical city tour. For the evening, we will see the group Bale Folclórico Company, where you will see them perform their dance routines at the Miguel Santana Theatre.
Day 6: Salvador
Today you’ll be heading to visit with Alberto & Carlos Pitta’s “Batala” drumming and performance group and school for children, and the group is known as Cortejo Afro Organization.
Day 7: Salvador
After breakfast, we’ll venture to the countryside, the Reconcavo Baiano. Our stops on this trip include, the Casa do Samba and Cachoeira.
Day 8: Salvador
After breakfast, we’ll visit a capoeira school to meet with the leaders, where you’ll learn about their history and philosophy, and you’ll be able to learn movement and the instruments. During the afternoon, we will explore the beaches of Salvador. During the evening, we’ll tour Pelourinho, where you’ll be able to witness the all the music in the city.
Day 9: Salvador
Today is the day where you can take the time to relax, shop, or revisit areas. You have the options of enjoying by the pool, shopping in the Modelo marketplace, take a schooner, or relax on the beach.
Day 10: Departure from Salvador
You’ll be transported to the airport, where you’ll have a late breakfast and pick up any last-minute gifts.
- DepartureRio de Janeiro/Salvador
- IncludeEntry Fees5 Star AccommodationPersonal GuideAirport TransfersBreakfast
- Not IncludedDeparture Taxes