Brazil 8-Day Tours & Itineraries

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Experience the Magic of Rio de Janeiro - 8 Days

Spend an unforgettable week exploring the Cidade Maravilhosa ("Marvelous City") of Rio de Janeiro! On this colorful journey around Brazil's most glamorous city, you'll hit the major highlights, including a cable car ride to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain and an excursion to Corcovado and Christ the Redeemer — both viewpoints offer truly stunning views over Rio and its surrounding landscape. You'll also learn about the city's African heritage, see what life in the favela is like, watch Carnival musicians and dancers in action, and hike in the lush Tijuca Forest. Finish the trip with a full day of relaxing with a local crowd on the famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema.

Spot colorful toucans and macaws on a wildlife hike
Map of Biodiverse Brazil: South Pantanal & Bonito - 8 Days
Biodiverse Brazil: South Pantanal & Bonito - 8 Days

Hundreds of bird species and almost 5,000 types of plants and animals—this is the incredible biodiversity you'll experience in Brazil's Pantanal region. On this eight-day adventure, you'll visit the largest tropical wetland ecosystem on earth for nature hikes, boat rides, and nocturnal wildlife tours to spot jaguars and ocelots. As a bonus, you'll travel to Bonito, a popular ecotourism destination known for its crystal clear rivers, cavern lagoons, and red-and-green macaws.

Let a local guide show you the best beaches and viewpoints around Florianópolis
Map of Beaches & Culture in Brazil's Coastal City of Florianópolis - 8 Days
Beaches & Culture in Brazil's Coastal City of Florianópolis - 8 Days

Discover the lesser-known Brazilian coastal city of Florianópolis in just over a week. This relaxed itinerary splits your time between day trips to nearby attractions and enjoying the area's long stretches of beaches. Tour Florianópolis' key landmarks and history, sunbathe at Joaquina Beach, see live music at Confraria das Artes, and savor local seafood in Barra da Lagoa. You'll also explore German culture and architecture in Blumenau before a day of swimming and hiking at Campeche Island.

Iguaçu Falls spans the borders of Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay
Map of Introduction to Brazil: São Paulo, Foz do Iguaçu & Rio de Janeiro - 8 Days
Introduction to Brazil: São Paulo, Foz do Iguaçu & Rio de Janeiro - 8 Days

Experience Brazilian city life alongside waterfalls, rainforests, and beaches on this colorful eight-day itinerary. Start in the diverse metropolis of São Paulo, then fly west to Foz do Iguaçu. Here you'll explore the mighty Iguaçu Falls by boat and boardwalk, with a stop at the Parque das Aves to see exotic birds, reptiles, and butterflies. It's back to the bright lights of the city next, as you touch down in Rio to climb Sugarloaf Mountain, tour a hillside favela, and enjoy the famous beaches and nightlife.

Take in views of Rio de Janeiro's Sugarloaf Mountain
Map of Brazil's Cities & Natural Wonders: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls & Salvador - 8 Days
Brazil's Cities & Natural Wonders: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls & Salvador - 8 Days

Discover Brazil's dynamic cities and natural wonders on this eight-day tour. Start in vibrant Rio de Janeiro, where you'll admire the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue, wander historic neighborhoods, and tour famous soccer stadiums. Soak up some nature next with a hike in the lush Tijuca National Park and a trip to UNESCO-listed Iguaçu Falls to feel the spray from Devil's Mouth. End in the coastal city of Salvador, where colonial history, traditional music, and idyllic island day trips await.

Get in the Carnival spirit with a tour of Samba City
Map of Ultimate Rio de Janeiro: Mountains, Beaches & Samba - 8 Days
Ultimate Rio de Janeiro: Mountains, Beaches & Samba - 8 Days

See Rio de Janeiro from every angle on this compact trip that's packed full of adventure. Touch down in the "Marvelous City" and hit the ground running in the charming neighborhood of Santa Teresa and the Pereirão favela. Climb to Christ the Redeemer for spectacular city views, then take to the skies on a hang-gliding adventure. Learn about the art of Carnival in Samba City, discover diverse flavors on a food tour, and take day trips into the rainforests of Tijuca and the mountain retreat of Petrópolis.

You'll encounter several waterfalls while trekking in Chapada Diamantina National Park
Map of Brazil Trekking Tour: Salvador, Lençóis & Chapada Diamantina - 8 Days
Brazil Trekking Tour: Salvador, Lençóis & Chapada Diamantina - 8 Days

Explore some of Brazil's most beautiful mountain scenery as you trek through Vale do Pati in Chapada Diamantina National Park. You'll first touch down in charming Salvador and take a walking tour of the city before driving to Lencois, the gateway to the park. Then, venture through the valley to discover forest-covered trails, secluded caves, and stunning waterfalls. Climb up to Morro do Castelo for spectacular views before returning to Salvador to celebrate your hard effort.

Spend three nights on Brazil's Boipeba Island
Map of Coastal Brazil Tour: Salvador, Morro de São Paulo & Boipeba - 8 Days
Coastal Brazil Tour: Salvador, Morro de São Paulo & Boipeba - 8 Days

Equal parts exciting and relaxing, this eight-day tour explores Brazil's lesser-known coastal regions. You'll first touch down in Salvador and experience the city's nightlife with a local guide. Then head to the stunning islands of Morro de São Paulo and Boipeba to frequent their white-sand beaches, seafood restaurants, and peaceful mangrove forests by canoe. Return to Salvador with just enough time to learn about Bahia's history and African roots before finishing the adventure.

Enjoy four different sunsets along the peaceful Rio Urubu
Map of Kayaking Adventure in Brazil's Amazon - 8 Days
Kayaking Adventure in Brazil's Amazon - 8 Days

Journey through Brazil's Amazon rainforest by kayak on this immersive and adventurous eight-day trip. First, you'll fly into Manaus, the gateway to the Amazon, to see where the Rio Negra and the Rio Solimões meet. Then set out on your kayak adventure along the Rio Urubu as you spend five days gliding past stunning scenery and diverse wildlife, with stops for hikes before camping under the stars. Return to Manaus and enjoy cold beers to celebrate your accomplishment.

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