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Family Brazil: Waterfalls, rivers and rainforests

15 days from £3673pp

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Family Brazil: Waterfalls, rivers and rainforests

15 days from £3673pp

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If you are outdoor and nature enthusiasts, this private family adventure will delight. Visit exotic and lively Rio de Janeiro, with mountains and jungle right in the heart of the city. Even the ways you get around are exhilarating: cycle along the beaches, whizz up the Sugar Loaf in a cable car and climb Corcovado mountain in an open-topped jeep. You’ll all thrill to the power of the Iguazú Falls, which crash over cliffs through tropical jungle filled with toucans and monkeys exploring close up by boat and on foot: you’ll get wet! The exuberance of the Amazon jungle will not fail to impress: everything is on a huge scale, from massive towering trees with waist-thick creepers to the armies of soldier ants and electric blue butterflies.

The holiday ends with a few days on the coast with some of Brazil's best beaches. Praia do Forte is a relaxed former fishing village, while your eco-resort has something for all the family, from educational activities to horse-riding and snorkelling. There’s a turtle preservation project there too.

Holiday itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Rio de Janeiro, transfer to hotel in Copacabana.

Day 2

Guided bike tour of Rio’s beaches.

Day 3

Jeep tour of Corcovado mountain and Santa Teresa.

Day 4

Fly to Foz do Iguaçu on the border with Argentina.

Day 5

Guided visit to the Brazilian side of Iguazú Falls with Macuco safari.

Day 6

Full day guided exploration of the Argentine side of Iguazú Falls.

Day 7

Fly to Manaus on the River Amazon. Transfer to jungle lodge.

Days 8-9

Guided adventures from the lodge.

Day 10

Transfer to Manaus airport; fly to Salvador, transfer to Praia do Forte.

Days 11-14

At leisure on the beach, optional excursions and activities.

Day 15

Transfer to airport.

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Corcovado Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Places visited

Rio de Janeiro

Rio bikes
Thing to do

Bike tour of Rio de Janeiro

San Martin hotel

Hotel San Martin


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What our experts say

With over 7,000 kilometres of coastline, Brazil offers some of the most breathtaking beaches in all of South America, if not the world. We regularly travel to Rio with our son and daughter to visit our family and there’s no doubt that our number one beach has to be Lopes Mendes on the island of Ilha Grande. Arriving on this beach by boat is like arriving on a deserted island 50 years ago; there is nothing there - no hotels, no bars, no restaurants just beautiful powdery white sands, clear azure sea and a backdrop of mountainous jungle.


Chris Rendell-Dunn

Travel Consultants


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