Party, cusine, culture, nature, samba and beaches
Brazil is a country of vibrant culture and stunning natural beauty. From the spirited culture of Rio de Janeiro to the tropical and historical Recife. With its vibrant cuisine, passionate music, and stunning environment, Brazil is a place full of wonders. Our trip itinerary includes a visit to fascinating Rio de Janeiro – city full of energy, beaches, amazing restaurants and famous for its panorama. It also includes a visit to northern tropical part of the country that offers beautiful nature and the most beautiful beaches in Brazil: the city of Recife known for colonial architecture and modern skyscrapers and the Paraiba region known for wonderful beaches, jungle, and exotic vegetation.
- Day 1 – Welcome to Brazil – arrive in Rio de Janeiro:
We start our journey at the Rio de Janeiro airport, where we meet and go together to the hotel located on the famous Copacabana beach. We will spend the rest of the day resting, and in the evening, we will have a welcome dinner.
- Day 2 – Rio de Janeiro – panorama and churrasqueria:
After breakfast, we will explore this magical city; today’s main attraction will be Sugar Loaf mountain – cable car to the top. After lunch, we will return to the hotel and have free time to relax on the famous Copacabana beach. We will have dinner at one of the local restaurants in the evening.
- Day 3 – Rio de Janeiro – Christ statue and Samba show:
After breakfast, we will go to Mount Corcovado – where we can find the famous statue of Christ on the top. We will then visit the unique Cathedral of St. Sebastian and famous landmarks: the historic Lapa aqueduct, the Maracana football stadium, and the Sambodromo – the site of the famous annual carnival. After lunch in the afternoon, we will drive to Ipanema for a short walk and coffee. In the evening, we will experience Samba Show and have dinner.
- Day 4 – Recife – colonial city:
After breakfast, we will fly to Recife (3h flight). After arrival, we will have lunch and free time to relax on the beach. In the afternoon, we will walk along Bom Jesus Street – one of the most beautiful streets in the world; the area impresses with colonial buildings and beautiful tropical trees. In the evening, we will visit Rua de Moreda and have dinner with live music.
- Day 5 – Recife – culture and nature:
After breakfast, we will have a city tour around Recife – Ricardo Brennand Institute (with a famous castle that holds works of art and the most extensive collection of bladed weapons in the world), Pernambuco State Museum. We will have a lunch break and then continue the tour in the afternoon – Marco Zero (the oldest neighborhood in the city), fish market, and botanical gardens. We will have dinner in the evening.
- Day 6 – Joao Pessoa – easternmost point of the Americas:
After breakfast, we will go to Joao Pessoa (a 1:30h drive). It is the capital of the state of Paraiba and one of the oldest cities in Brazil, dating back to 1585. We will have a full-day sightseeing tour of the city and its surroundings. The town is famous for its colonial architecture, colorful beaches, innovation, and handicrafts. We will enjoy an afternoon lunch break, followed by a short walk along the coast. Later we will return to Recife and have evening dinner.
- Days 7 – 9 – Porto de Galinhas – all-inclusive resort:
After breakfast, we will drive to Porto de Galinhas (a 1h drive), a tropical paradise where we will enjoy three full days of relaxation in an all-inclusive resort. Porto de Galinhas is known for its beautiful beaches, turquoise waters, and coral reefs. We will go on a sightseeing cruise along the beautiful coast during our stay.
- Day 10 – Rio de Janeiro – relax and rooftop party:
After breakfast, we will drive back to Recife and fly to Rio de Janeiro. We will have lunch and free time for shopping and resting upon arrival. In the evening, we will have dinner and a party on the roof of one of the skyscrapers.
- Day 11 – Rio de Janeiro – Santa Teresa and goodbye party:
After breakfast, we will visit the Santa Teresa neighborhood known for its winding streets, historic villas, art, and beautiful nature. We will have lunch in Santa Teresa in one of the traditional Brazilian restaurants. In the evening we will have a goodbye dinner and a goodbye party.
- Day 12 – Goodbye Brazil – depart from Rio de Janeiro:
After breakfast we end our journey at the airport.
- roundtrip airport transfer (GIG – Rio de Janeiro airport)
- 8 nights in 5* hotels
- 3 nights in all-inclusive resort
- transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
- meals (7 x lunch with one nonalcoholic beverage, 8 x dinner with one alcoholic beverage and one nonalholic beverage, 3 days of all inclusive meals and beverages at the resort)
- city tours of Rio de Janeiro, Recife, Joao Pessoa
- all entry fees
- boat cruise
- two travel guides
- airfare (to GIG – Rio de Janeiro airport)
- travel medical insurance
- personal expenses (souvenirs, extra food, alcohol)
- tips and gratuities
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