You will spend the most wonderful 9 days in the paradise of Brazil. Fly in to Manaus, the mouth of the Brazilian jungle, walk through the forest, visit the local tribe, and learn about their way of life. Then flight to Rio, the "pearl" of South America, with its 25 km. of sandy beaches and Christ the Redeemer Statue
Day-1. DEPARTURE CITY-BRAZIL: Overnight flight to Brazil.
Day-2: SAO PAOLO-MANAUS: Arrival Sao Paolo and continue with domestic flight to Manaus. Upon arrival transfer to hotel. Then join your tour director on tour of Manaus. See / visit: Manaus Opera, the symbol of the city, Lake January Ecological Park, Bosque da Ciencia, Teatro de Amazonas, Custom House and Floating Dock.
Day-3. JUNGLE EXPEDITION: Journey to "meet of waters" one of the most incredible displays of nature's majesty, where two bodies of water meet, but don't mix. hard to believe, but on one side of the boat you will face a yellow colour of the water and on the other side, a green-brown colour. You will spot a rare plants, exotic birds, sloths, piranhas, anacondas and colourful parrots. Then navigate Rio Araçá, to reach lodge on the Araras Lake Evening relax for fishing, and swimming with wild dolphins. Later go to spot the alligators.
Day-4. JUNGLE EXPEDITION: Sail the River Mamory, reaching Rio Jurará, a pool of primary jungle. Here we are going to camp using hammocks and mosquito nets. You will learn how to make a fire in wet forest, as well as to climb the trees to search for strong lianas very resistant to build our camp, and learn survival techniques in the rain forest.
Day-5. JUNGLE EXPEDITION:Learn about various plants, used by the shamans of local tribes. During the jungle hike you will spot: monkeys, tapirs, servants, panthers, pumas and jaguars, toucans, parrots, sparrows, herons, and hawks. At night leave to the last canoe ride in the night to observe the nightlife.
Day-6. JUNGLE EXPEDITION-MANAUS-RIO: Visit the local native people, observe their customs, planting remote processing of manioc or Cassava and the rubber extraction. We arrive at our lodge and start with your return to Manaus and board your flight to Rio. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel located just a block from Ipanema Beach. After check in and a short refreshment break join your guide on walking tour along beaches of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana.
Day-7. RIO TOUR & SUGAR LOAF: Visit: the Memorial to the Dead, the Modern Art Museum, Glória Church, Quinze de Novembro Square, Paço Imperial, Candelária Church, Rio's Cathedral, and the Sambódromo, the 'holy ground' of Brazilian samba. Later take the cable car to to Sugar Loaf -Rio's most famous landmark with amazing view of the city.
Day-8. RIO & CORCOVADO & TIJUCA: Drive to Corcovado, and board cog train which will takes us on journey through Tijuca, the world's largest urban forest. Then climb 160 stairs to reach the amazing statue of Christ the Redeemer, the symbol of Rio and to witness one of the most astonishing views in the world.
Day-9. RIO-DEPARTURE: Free day in Rio for last minute shopping before afternoon return flight. Arrival next day.
Our Tour hotels are never far from where you need to go. We choose only the best hotels in centralized locations so you can get on with your tour.
With every group tour we provide you will see all the best attractions and some you might not even know. These attractions are just steps away from your hotel:
Teatro de Amazonas, Jungle Lodge,"meet the waters", Corcovado, Christ the Redeemer,
Sugar Loaf, Sambodrom, Maracana, Copacabana, Leblon
Your tour is important to us and we provide the most inclusive tour possible. This student group tour includes the following: