14-day trip

Rainforest, Rio and Bahian Beaches

From 4140 PP

Overview

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The immense Amazon, buzzing Rio de Janeiro and time to relax on an idyllic Bahian beach. Explore three contrasting corners of Brazil in luxury as you encounter fascinating wildlife and get a taste of Brazil’s rich culture.

Begin in Manaus, the ‘Paris of the Tropics’, before four nights a floating lodge deep in the rainforest canoeing under the canopy in search of river dolphins, red-faced monkeys and a rainbow of birdlife.

In Rio, experience a fusion of flavours and heritage on private tours before ending in laidback Trancoso at one of Brazil’s coolest beachside retreats.

Highlights

Vibrant wildlife and culture

  • Explore the Amazon, one of the world’s most important ecosystems

  • See Rio’s highlights on privately guided tours

  • Laid back beach vibes at Trancoso’s chicest hotel

  • A great mix of wildlife and culture

Inclusions

What's included

  • 13 nights of luxury accommodation

  • Tours, experiences and activities

  • Internal flights and private transfers

  • Price per person based on two adults sharing

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Created to maximize the benefits to people and place, while minimizing the environmental footprint.

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    Community & Culture

    Properties and experiences that uplift and empower local communities.

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    Supports wildlife projects, protected areas and ecosystem regeneration.

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Days 1 — 3

Gateway to the Amazon

The city of Manaus sits on the confluence of the Rio Negro and Amazon River, surrounded on all sides by rainforest. Once a colonial fort, thanks to the rubber boom in the late 1800s it became the richest city in South America, drawing wealthy families from Europe who brought their art, architecture and culture with them, the grandest example being the ornate Amazon Theatre opera house. A guide will introduce you to the city, its architecture and cuisine, including an obligatory caipirinha or two.

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Days 3 — 7

Immersed in the Rainforest

Take a light aircraft upriver, getting some appreciation for the Amazon’s immensity, before hopping aboard a boat to your eco-lodge inside the Mamiraua Reserve, Brazil’s largest protected area. Floating on a lagoon, Uakari is a simple but comfortable place that is all about exploring the surroundings.

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Days 7 — 8

Overnight in Manaus

Spend a relaxing evening back in Manaus before your flight to Rio de Janeiro the following morning.

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Days 8 — 11

Revel in Rio

Between vibrant beaches and verdant hills, all overlooked by the open arms of Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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Days 11 — 14

Chill in Trancoso

Bounded by thick jungle on three sides and the Atlantic on the fourth, Trancoso was an isolated fishing village for centuries before its 'discovery’ by hippies and artists in the 1970s. Since then, it has remained quietly cool, becoming a little chicer while retaining its eco credentials with its beautiful reef-sheltered beach and colourful quadrado old town remaining blissfully untouched by big developers.

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