12 days / 11 nights
Rio de Janeiro (4
N) + Falls Foz de Iguazú (2N) + Amazon (2N) + on the coast of Activities (3N)
Certainly all those who have children, have
seen remarkable cartoon "Rio" and "Rio 2". In this trip, you and your children will see
all the interesting places (or almost all) of the beloved cartoon. It should be noted that the authors have tried
their best, and the cartoon turned out to show even minor details of the
everyday life of the people in Rio de Janeiro. So it will not be difficult to
recognize landmarks and habits of local residents.
First you get to know the electrifying and colorful Rio
de Janeiro. You will go to the statue of Christ and the Sugar
Loaf Mountain, from where you will have amazing views. You can visit the protected by Unesco, Atlantic
Forest, where you can see many exotic fauna. On the tour through the historical center you
and your children will also learn many interesting things about the life of
these kings and queens who have lived in this historical city. If you are a fan of adrenaline, you can see the city from a
Next stop - Iguazu Falls - the most exciting
and full-flowing waterfall in the world! Nature is showing all his power and strength,
you can feel so small and at the same time protected by Mother Nature.
After – you will go an exciting adventure on
the Amazon River. You remember the second illustration of the
saga of the family of blue parrots. It was here they went to reunite with their
relatives. On the Amazon you will feel like a real live
Indian, you can look for crocodiles and piranhas. You will get acquainted with
a completely different type of forest - the Amazon equatorial forest, which
will guide you through this mysterious world.
And in the end, you will rest with your family
on the Atlantic coast. Calm waves and the peaceful rhythm of the small
town will allow you to relax and remember with family and all his adventures,
who knows, to review "Rio" and compare the experience J
2 ADULTS + 1
CHILD (7 y.o.)
Windsor Plaza (4n)
+ Viale Tower (2n) + Amazon Evolução Ecolodge (2n) + Rio Buzios Beach (3n) +
(4n) + Viale Cataratas (2n) + Anavilhanas Lodge (2n) + Rio Buzios Boutique
(3n) + BB
Day 1 Rio - de - Janeiro.
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro airport, where our guide is waiting. You will immediately plunge into the atmosphere of the city, beaches, football and carnival. Transfer to the hotel. During the transfer you can already see the famous Maracana stadium, where there played a lot of famous football stars. From far away you can see portions of the Atlantic Forest on numerous hills and cliffs surrounding the city. In these forests is found a variety of birds, including parrots. But the question is: Do you get to see them? The birds do not sit on the branches, waiting for you to see them. We must be very careful to observe them. Rest of the day you spend can spend as you wish. You can go to the beach, where for a small fee you can rent an umbrella and deck chairs, the kids will love the sea! But be careful with the waves.
Day 2: Rio de Janeiro.
Breakfast at the hotel. Half-day excursion to the Sugar Loaf. The first stop is to be on the mountain Urca, with wide viewing area, where you can eat in the restaurant or bar. Here, among other things, in the bush have the opportunity to meet cute little monkeys. They do not mind that you photograph them, and the little tourists enjoy their funny habits! But do not forget that in the cartoon, these monkeys are not the most trustworthy characters On the mountain Sugar Loaf is a small area, but it offers a beautiful view of Rio, Copacabana beach, the bay, the surrounding mountains, the islands in the ocean, bridge Niteroi, and the statue of Christ.
Then you will go by car to the central regions of the old Rio, where admire several ancient churches, monasteries, the main cathedral of the city, as well as buildings, built in colonial style. You will hear the fascinating story of the royal court of Portugal, who fled from his native Europe in the wild and unknown colony. Learn the story of the young prince, who did not want to go back and became the first emperor of Brazil. Young travelers are also interested in stories about the Indians, pirates and other equally exotic characters.
Day 3 Rio de Janeiro.
After breakfast we set off on a tour of the city. Arriving at the station, where it begins an exciting journey to the top of Corcovado hill! Here starts an open, environmentally friendly train that is sent through the jungle. Both sides of the railway offer spectacular views of the forest Tijuca, which is inhabited by monkeys and other exotic animals and birds. At the top of Corcovado hill, at an altitude of 700 m above sea level, stands the symbol of Rio - Statue of Christ the Redeemer (38 m), which was built in 1931.The top of Corcovado offers a breathtaking panorama of the metropolis: Bridge Niteroi Guanabara Bay, the Botanical Garden, the world's largest stadium Maracana, the Sugar Loaf and many others. al.
After the tour you can go to the Rodrigo de Freitas lake, where you can ride around the lake on a family bike that can be rented there, or a catamaran-swan on the lake itself. The lake is hosts a variety of birds: cranes, water "Chicken" Kaisar and other small birds. And if you are very lucky, you will see capybaras: giant guinea pigs. Adult capybara reaches the size of the dog! And with some luck, you might be able to see a capybaras family: mother with children.
(The fee for the lease of mobile equipment and a visit to the adventure park is charged separately on site).
Day 4: Rio de Janeiro
Today you can chose to enjoy a free day or to go on one of the optional tours below.
The Rio de Janeiro Botanical Garden is a worth-visiting magnificent 137-hec (338-acre) garden over 200 years old featuring a 750-meter (half-mile) avenue of 134 impressive royal palms and more than 7000 types of plants.There you can see orchids, bromeliads, cacti, huge bamboos, and carnivorous plants, among many others. The most famous one is Victoria, a huge water-lilly floating on the water that is capable of sustaining a 5-year old kid on it! Monkeys are sometimes visible during the visit, and there are always plenty of birds flying over the trees (the more recognizable ones are toucans).
Duration: 4 hours
A trip to the tropical island
The town Itacuruça situated on an island 1,5 hours away from Rio de Janeiro, in Mangarativa, is active in fishing, tourism and agriculture. The town has small fishermen houses. In order to get there you need to cross the Cepetiba Bay in Sabeiro schooner. During the trip you will enjoy the romantic views of the tropical green islands. You may have a luck to see dolphins, huge fishes, parrots, turtles and poisonous stingrays. On the way the schooner will stop for you to take a bath in the ocean. You will have a delicious lunch at the island, take a walk on the island, swim in the bay or in the pool and return to our schooner that will take you back to Rio.
Rio Night: Shaw mulattos
You will spend an unforgettable night in Rio! Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the exciting show full of Brazilian samba and capoeira performed by beautiful and professional dancers. You can have dinner during the show. After the end of the show our guide will bring you back to your hotel.
Duration: 4 hours
Petropolis is one of the most important Brazilian historic towns located in the mountains 60 km away from Rio de Janeiro. Pedro II bought this land in 1830 to build a summer palace and bring there his daughter who could not stand the hot climate of Rio de Janeiro due to her health conditions. The European founders of the city built many constructions there, the beautiful examples of German style architecture. The Royal palace still preserves many objects of Royal furniture and the Royal family's objects that are now exposed in the museum. Here you can find unique jewelry works; for example, a golden crown decorated with diamonds and pearls. Together with our guide you will visit the Gothic Cathedral where Princess Isabel, King Pedro II and his wife are buried. Then you will visit the Royal museum.
A helicopter flight over Rio
You syadi those in the helicopter on the ground at Sugarloaf / Lagoa. During the flight, you will discover the majestic sight of the city lying at the bottom of the fabulous, endless beaches, a huge statue of Christ, the Botanical Garden ... Flight Duration 8-9 minutes.
Day 5: Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu.
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to airport, flight to Iguazu. Pick up and transfer to your hotel. If desired, you can order additional excursions to the waterfalls from the Argentinean side.
Day 6: Iguassu.
After breakfast you will have an unforgettable program at the Brazilian side of the Falls. Foz de Iguassu Falls are located on the borders of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay - and have 275 large water flows, falling from a terrible height. Falls are located in the National Park with its unique flora and fauna, which appeared after a volcanic eruption, and the displacement of the earth formations. The name Tupi-Guarani Indian tribe is translated from the waterfalls and means "big water". There are 275 waterfalls, each of which has its own name, which rush down with a crash into the canyon of "Devil's Throat". There is an amazing contrast between the calm and even lazy river water over Iguassu Falls above and the powerful overthrow boiling water flows from a height of 72 meters into the abyss. You can stand for hours without stopping, watching this show and thinking about the magnificence of the universe and eternity. You will go on a trip "Makuko safari" through the jungle. You'll ride in the open back of the jeep for about 3 kilometers, accompanied by a guide who will tell you many interesting things about the ecology of the region. Then you go on foot to the river Iguazu, where a motor boat will carry you close to the falls. You will then enjoy an excursion to the Bird Park, located near the National Park of Iguaçu. You can go into the huge open-air cages full of fabulous birds.
Day 7 Iguassu - Manaus.
Breakfast in the hotel. Airport transfer.
Arrival at Manaus airport - the main town in the mysterious Amazon. Here, as you will recall, there were events in the second animated film "Rio". Of course, we will not offer to sleep in the hollows, and learn to fly on vines, but the flavor of the life of local Indians, you will experience to the fullest. Transfer and accommodation at the hotel -lodzhii on the river bank. Dinner and an evening trip to the natural habitat of alligators (all excursions in the Amazon group with an English speaking guide). With one of the alligators, you can even take pictures. But do not worry - at the end it will be released.
Day 8 Manaus.
Breakfast in the hotel. In the morning you take a boat tour on the waters of the Amazon River. Then the boat will make a stop for catching piranhas for the bait from a boat. A visit to the Indian village, where you can learn about their life and traditions. Walking through the neighborhood of the village in the jungle and acquaintances about the local flora and fauna. During the tour, you guide, will teach you the lessons of survival in the jungle, to learn to distinguish edible from poisonous plants. He will teach you to shoot poisonous arrows. But beware: in the jungle are a lot of poisonous insects. Wear closed shoes.
Day 9 Manaus - Rio de Janeiro - Buzios.
Breakfast at the lodge. Airport transfer. Flight Manaus -Rio de Janeiro.
Arrival in Rio de Janeiro airport, where our tour guide awaits us. Transfer to Buzios on the road, passing the famous Atlantic forest. You can relax for an hour and the other to explore the local scenery.
Day 10, 11, Buzios
Buzios is a small fishing village situated 105 miles away from Rio de Janeiro with more than 20 magnificent beaches and crystal-clear water, wonderful landscape and exotic vegetation, privileged with a great year-round summer. Originally settled by European pirates and slave traders, this mixture of many bloods prospered and became a picturesque village, elected one of the 10 most beautiful areas in the world famous for its unique combination of rustic charm, architectural harmony, incredible beauty and sophisticated boutiques and restaurants visited by travelers who come from all over the world to savor its magic.
Rest on the tropical coast. The sea is calm, in contrast to Rio, so here you can sit back and relax with your family. In the city a lot of vacationing families, so your little travelers will find a company to communicate.
Day 12 Buzios - Rio de Janeiro
Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the Airport in Rio de Janeiro for international flights. Well, that's reached the end of your journey, the Brazilian!
Included in cost:
Accommodation in hotels according to the program,
Transfers and excursions as per program with English speaking guide
Transfer to the hotel Rio de Janeiro with a guide
Transfer to Iguazu hotel with English speaking guide
Transportation Rio de Janeiro-Buzios- Rio de Janeiro with driver
Domestic flight Rio de Janeiro - Iguassu - Manaus - Rio de Janeiro - from USD 680
Food and beverages during the transfers
Prices are not valid for New Year, Carnival or major events.