To visitors, Rio de Janeiro is an exotic city where color and music flourish. Although the Cariocas (residents of Rio) agree, they know there's much more to their "Wonderful City." Explore irresistible beaches, surf and wooded mountains, the world-famous landmarks of the Pão de Açúcar and Cristo Redentor, and more on this quick immersion into the magic of Rio.
Brazil 5-Day Tours & Itineraries
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From the Corcovado to Sugarloaf Mountain and Copacabana to Ipanema, this whirlwind tour will sweep you through the best, most famous, and most beautiful beaches, neighborhoods, and mountains that Rio de Janeiro has to offer. Cycle along the endless beaches, hike the largest urban forest in the world, and learn how to cook with Brazilian flare and flavors.
Perfect for those seeking a difficult, rewarding adventure, the Serra Fina Crossing is known for its high peaks (including the fourth highest peak in the country), cold nights, and challenging terrain. Enjoy one of the country's best sunrise spots, overnight on high mountain peaks, and earn the bragging rights that only Brazil's toughest trek can give you!
On this five-day Brazilian adventure, experience Amazonian culture and the spectacular rainforest. Land in Manaus, the capital of the Amazon region, and do some sightseeing upon arrival. Next, visit the Meeting of the Waters—a river phenomenon—on the way to Careiro. Spend the next few days immersed in the biodiverse environment of the Amazon Jungle Lodge and its rich surroundings, from nature hikes to canoeing, and piranha fishing to nocturnal wildlife tours.
What better way to spend a quick five days in Brazil than by enjoying the tropical paradise of Fernando de Noronha? You'll do it all during your visit to this volcanic island and protected ecological reserve, from sailing around the coast to visiting its idyllic beaches to snorkeling and diving at offshore reefs. Throw in an off-road buggy ride and a nature hike, and you have all the ingredients for the perfect island adventure.
The vibrancy of Bahia spans its food, music, and sacred rituals. During this five-day journey, you'll soak up the beat of one of Brazil's most diverse areas, from the streets and markets in the capital Salvador to the islands of Tinharé and car-free Morro de São Paulo village. Activate all of your senses as you sample local street food, try your hand on percussive drums, and set sail to pristine island beaches.
Discover the Brazilian Amazon on this short five-day itinerary that hits all the highlights. Begin with a tour of Manaus, the capital of the Amazon region, and then spend three nights in the Anavilhanas National Park. Learn Waimiri-Atroari archery, fish for piranhas, and meet nocturnal animals. The world's most diverse ecosystem, the Amazon, offers infinite possibilities and experiences, so see which will be yours on this trip.
Perfect for travelers seeking a mix of city life and natural wonders, this five-day itinerary focuses on the highlights of Rio de Janeiro and Iguaçu Falls. Start in Brazil's "Marvelous City" for panoramic views from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. Discover the Carioca lifestyle, visit the birthplace of samba, and learn about Rio's architecture at the Museum of Modern Art. Then it's time to fly southwest to Iguaçu Falls, where you'll explore earth's largest waterfall system by boat and on foot.
Experience community-based tourism in the beautiful Jequitinhonha Valley on this immersive art trip. You'll spend five days with the women of the Campo Buriti community, learning the traditional process from harvesting the clay to kiln firing from the artists. Combine with trips to the historic cities of Belo Horizonte, Diamantina, and Tiradentes for a full Brazil tour.
Adventure mode: on! During this thrilling 5-day tour around Rio de Janeiro, you won't just see the sights — you'll hike, climb, and cycle to them. Start with a train ride to the top of Corcovado to visit Christ the Redeemer, then hop on a mountain bike and ride downhill for lunch on the beach. You'll hike and climb to a sunset panorama at the top of Sugarloaf Mountain to finish the day. Cycle around the city on a history tour, then do some more hiking, scaling the heights of Pedra Bonita for spectacular views over Rio and the surrounding landscape. After trekking along the trails of Tijuca Forest, you'll finish the adventure with a dip in a waterfall.