Brazil 10-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 12 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Brazil.
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Amazon rainforest near Manaus
Map of Brazil Highlights: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls & Amazon Rainforest - 10 Days
Brazil Highlights: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls & Amazon Rainforest - 10 Days

This journey is ideal for adventure seekers, nature lovers, and culture enthusiasts. Start in Rio de Janeiro, where you'll visit city highlights such as Sugarloaf and Corcovado peaks and learn what the "Carioca lifestyle" is. Impressive architecture and delicious food await you in a joyful atmosphere, followed by the magic of Iguaçu Falls—the most extensive waterfall system in the world. Then it is off to Manaus, the gateway to the Amazon, where you'll visit the jungle and observe wildlife.

Ilha Grande's lush coastline
Map of Explore Brazil's Green Coast: São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro - 10 Days
Explore Brazil's Green Coast: São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro - 10 Days

If you're looking to see a bit of everything on your trip to Brazil, you'll love this itinerary which includes cities, culture, beaches, and outdoor adventure. Start off in bustling São Paulo, then explore the historic town of Paraty and its surrounding nature. Afterward, head to the lushly-forested island of Ilha Grande for beachside relaxation, hiking, and water sports. Finish in Rio de Janeiro, where you'll discover the city's highlights and make an optional visit to a community social project.

Rio de Janeiro
Map of Brazil Adventure: Rio de Janeiro, Iguazú Falls, & Pantanal - 10 Days
Brazil Adventure: Rio de Janeiro, Iguazú Falls, & Pantanal - 10 Days

Embark on a fun and active journey through Brazil on this 10-day tour. Begin in the bustling seaside city of Rio de Janeiro for some sightseeing—Christ the Redeemer, a cable car ride, and the best beaches included. Next, embark on a scenic hike along the Pedra Bonita trail, followed by a tour of the mesmerizing Iguazú Falls, from both Brazil and Argentina. Then, venture to Pantanal, with its densely biodiverse tropical wetlands, for more active exploration.

Jaguar
Map of Brazil Wildlife Adventure: Pantanal to Bonito - 10 Days
Brazil Wildlife Adventure: Pantanal to Bonito - 10 Days

See Brazil’s natural wonders over 10 days of wildlife safaris and adventures. First, you'll visit the Pantanal, the largest tropical wetland region in the world, where you'll go horseback riding across vast savannas and embark on safaris to try and spot the elusive jaguar. Then, travel south to Bonito, an ecotourism hub famous for its crystalline rivers, cavernous lagoons, and massive sinkholes home to tropical macaws.

White sand dunes and crystal clear waters in Lençóis Maranhenses National Park
Brazil's Route of Emotions: São Luis to Fortaleza - 10 Days

Following the coastline of northeastern Brazil, the "Route of Emotions" takes in some of the country's most breathtaking and little-known landscapes. This 10-day adventure follows the scenic route as you traverse the shifting sand dunes of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, explore the mangrove swamps of the Preguiças River by boat, and dive into crystal clear waters in the beach paradise of Jericoacoara. After an exhilarating trip to Ilha do Amor by dune buggy, the adventure draws to a close as you reach the waterfront city of Fortaleza.

Floating in one of Brazil's green bays
Map of Hiking & Beaches in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu & Ilha Grande - 10 Days
Hiking & Beaches in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu & Ilha Grande - 10 Days

On this 10-day active adventure, you'll hike, bike, dive, and swim around some of Brazil's most beautiful natural wonders. Get ready to cycle around Rio de Janeiro's famous beaches, observe marine life on a dive in Ilha Grande, and enjoy a boat excursion around the Iguaçu Falls. You'll also visit several one-of-a-kind trekking spots like the Pedra do Telégrafo and Pico do Papagaio.

Parade of the Samba School at Rio's Carnival
Map of Adventure in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon & Salvador - 10 Days
Adventure in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, the Amazon & Salvador - 10 Days

Discover Brazil by hitting the best highlights of this massive country in 10 days. Start in Rio de Janeiro and visit a local samba school preparing for the world-famous Carnival. Journey along the Amazon river and get close to the jungle's exotic wildlife. Move to the beat of the drums as you learn about Bahian percussion instruments in Salvador, and take a tour of the city's traditional markets for a taste of the flavorful local cuisine.

See the world's largest waterfall system at Iguaçu Falls
Map of Adventures in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu & Jericoacoara - 10 Days
Adventures in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu & Jericoacoara - 10 Days

See the best of Brazil on this 10-day tour, which starts in the seaside city of Rio de Janeiro. Visit the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue with its expansive views, and walk the winding hills of a Brazilian favela. Then it's off to Foz do Iguaçu and the wonders of Iguaçu Falls, exploring both the Brazilian and Argentian sides of this massive national park. Your trip culminates in the beach town of Jericoacoara, with dune buggy rides, peaceful lagoons, and strolls along the sand-paved streets of this still-rustic village.

Chapada Diamantina National Park
Map of  Active Brazil: Trekking & Waterfalls in Chapada Diamantina National Park - 10 Days
Active Brazil: Trekking & Waterfalls in Chapada Diamantina National Park - 10 Days

See Brazil from a different angle on this adventurous 10-day tour. Discover the picturesque village of Lençóis before hitting the trails and soaking in various waterfalls. Trek to Cachoeira dos Funis to swim in nearby deep blue cave lagoons. Hike through the mountains and canyons of Chapada Diamantina National Park and view some of the most beautiful forests in the country. Finally, it's back to civilization, where you can party all night in Salvador before winding down on one of Recife's sandy beaches.

Snag views of Iguaçu Falls in both Brazil and Argentina
Map of Fun-Filled Family Tour of Brazil: Iguaçu Falls, Paraty & São Paulo - 10 Days
Fun-Filled Family Tour of Brazil: Iguaçu Falls, Paraty & São Paulo - 10 Days

There's no time for boredom on this 10-day family trip around Brazil. Get the kids interested in art while walking around the brightly-colored graffiti in São Paulo, and learn about Brazil's most-loved sport at the Football Museum. Contrast the city with one of the world's natural wonders, the Iguaçu Falls, and watch your children's eyes widen as the cascades thunder down. You'll also get plenty of beach time in the verdant coastal region of Paraty before returning to São Paulo for your flight home.

Explore the city of Salvador at the beginning and end of the trip
Map of Brazil Family Getaway: Salvador, North Pantanal & Morro de São Paulo - 10 Days
Brazil Family Getaway: Salvador, North Pantanal & Morro de São Paulo - 10 Days

This 10-day Brazil trip combines colonial architecture, wilderness activities, and beach relaxation for the ultimate family getaway. Start by experiencing the colorful streets of Salvador before flying to North Pantanal for hiking, horseback riding, and wildlife spotting. Then head to Morro de São Paulo to choose between a range of white-sand beaches. Finish back in Salvador with a trip to an ice cream museum and a cooking lesson to round out this fun adventure.

Take a break from the beaches of Buzios with kid-friendly activities at Radical Parque
Map of Brazil's Coastal Family Vacation: Beaches, Parks & City Culture - 10 Days
Brazil's Coastal Family Vacation: Beaches, Parks & City Culture - 10 Days

You can travel to exotic locales with the little ones, and this ten-day trip in coastal Brazil proves it. Learn about Rio de Janeiro's history and tick off its major sites while thrilling the kids with train rides and cable cars across the city. Get plenty of fresh air with a visit to the Botanical Garden, and enjoy swimming and snorkeling at the beaches of Búzios. Become big kids yourselves at Radical Parque, where you can go ziplining, and finish the adventure with a family-themed cooking class before you board the plane.

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