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Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio
Map of A Brazilian Adventure, from Rio to the Amazon – 9 Days
A Brazilian Adventure, from Rio to the Amazon – 9 Days

Start your adventure in Rio de Janeiro, known as the "Cidade Maravilhosa" (the Marvelous City). Explore the Floresta da Tijuca, the largest urban forest in the world, take a cable car to the iconic Sugarloaf Mountain and relax on Copacabana beach. Then head to the Amazon, where you will canoe through the watery forest of the Igapós, spot exotic wildlife in the jungle, and swim with pink dolphins.

Christ the Redeemer overlooks Rio de Janeiro
Map of Authentic Rio de Janeiro - 5 Days
Authentic Rio de Janeiro - 5 Days

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.

Mount Roraima Trekking
Map of  Mount Roraima Trek  - 9 Days
Mount Roraima Trek - 9 Days

Straddling the triple border between Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana, Mount Roraima is a perfect destination for adventurous travelers. Spend your days exploring the towering cliffs and unique landscapes of the mountain with the ultimate goal of climbing the summit — known to many as "The Lost World."

See if you can spot scarlet macaw parrots in the wild
Map of Explore Brazil: From Rio de Janeiro to the Amazon - 7 Days
Explore Brazil: From Rio de Janeiro to the Amazon - 7 Days

Experience a combination of city life and destinations in nature on this week-long Brazilian adventure. Begin in Rio de Janeiro, and embark on a full-day city tour to Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf, and the best beaches in the area. Then, take a day trip to Ilha Grande to soak up the sun and explore a few of the many islands and beaches. Next, head to the Amazon to do some touring of Manaus before arriving in Careiro to enjoy activities in the Amazon rainforest, including canoeing, piranha fishing, and a nocturnal nature tour.

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.

Lençois Maranhenses
Map of Explore Brazil: São Luís to Lençóis Maranhenses - 6 Days
Explore Brazil: São Luís to Lençóis Maranhenses - 6 Days

This six-day trip through two regions of Brazil provides a great combination of culture and adventure. Begin in the charming island city of São Luís. Embark on a sightseeing tour of all the main streets, avenues, and squares. Then, travel to Barreirinhas, your home base surrounding Lençóis Maranhenses National Park. Boat along the Preguiças River, Atins Circuit, and Lagoa Azul Circuit, trek the dunes, and swim in lagoons along the way.

Aerial view of Copacabana and Ipanema beaches
Map of Discover Rio, Costa Verde & Iguazu Falls - 14 Days
Discover Rio, Costa Verde & Iguazu Falls - 14 Days

Discover Rio de Janeiro: a vibrant and diverse city where emerald blue water, inky green forest, and rocky mountains meet. Explore the lush Costa Verde and the picturesque colonial town of Paraty and visit the island of Ilha Grande to relax on dreamy beaches and enjoy a private boat tour. Get up close to the magnificent Iguazu Falls in all their thundering glory.

Rio de Janeiro
Map of Rio de Janeiro and Iguazú Falls - 7 Days
Rio de Janeiro and Iguazú Falls - 7 Days

On this weeklong trip to Brazil, experience city life, and then connect with nature. The trip kicks off in Rio de Janeiro, with a full-day city tour of sites like Christ the Reedemer, Sugar Loaf, and all the best beaches. Then, take a day trip to Pedra Bonita for scenic viewpoints. Next, venture to Iguazú Falls, a phenomenon that spans from Brazil to Argentina. Enjoy some free time before experiencing the falls from both countries, and tour the Iguazú River.

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.

Serra dos Órgãos Mountain Range
Map of Trek Brazil's Petrópolis-Teresópolis Crossing - 3 Days
Trek Brazil's Petrópolis-Teresópolis Crossing - 3 Days

Trek one of Brazil's most beautiful routes through the lush Serra dos Órgãos National Park — from Petrópolis to Teresópolis. The trail is known for its breathtaking vistas, steep climbs, and high difficulty rating, so get ready for an incredibly rewarding challenge!

The Pati Valley, Chapada Diamantina trekking
Map of Chapada Diamantina Trek - 7 Days
Chapada Diamantina Trek - 7 Days

This 7-day trip to Chapada Diamantina is a bucket list item for those who enjoy hiking. Considered one of the most beautiful crossings in Brazil, the Pati Valley is surrounded by incredible "tepuy" (cliffs), mountains, cascading waterfalls, and stunning natural beauty. Explore the Cachoeirão Waterfall and the Cave of the Castle, and learn about the history and local culture on overnight homestays.

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park
Map of Hiking the Dunes of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park - 6 Days
Hiking the Dunes of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park - 6 Days

The surreal landscape of Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is one of Brazil's many treasures, and this 6-day hiking itinerary will take you straight into the heart of this natural phenomenon. Rise early to catch stunning sunrises and trek through tall, white sand dunes dotted with thousands of freshwater lagoons that form in the rainy season. Enjoy quiet evenings and drift to sleep in a swaying hammock amid the sounds of nature.

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.

A secluded beach on Fernando de Noronha
Map of Brazil's Fernando de Noronha Island - 6 Days
Brazil's Fernando de Noronha Island - 6 Days

Explore spectacular Fernando de Noronha, a secluded island paradise located hundreds of miles away from the nearest coast. This dreamy location is perfect for both relaxing and enjoying a tropical adventure. Go snorkeling and diving among the coral reefs, hike along the island's trails for views of turquoise waters and dramatic cliffs, or unwind on the white-sand beaches — voted the world's most beautiful.

Surf boards on Ipanema Beach, Rio
Map of Adventure Tour in Rio de Janeiro - 5 Days
Adventure Tour in Rio de Janeiro - 5 Days

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.

Rio de Janeiro is paradise
Map of Highlights of Rio de Janeiro - 7 Days
Highlights of Rio de Janeiro - 7 Days

Relax into the rhythm of Rio de Janeiro with this week-long adventure that takes you to the heart of the buzzing coastal city. The locals—fondly nicknamed Cariocas—know the key to a good life is taking it easy, so switch down a gear and enjoy the vibrant energy and rich culture of the city. With the help of a few local guides, you'll learn to dance the samba, discover the secret to a good caipirinha, and visit some of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil.

View of historic Paraty from the water
Map of Discover Brazil: Rio de Janeiro & Paraty - 7 Days
Discover Brazil: Rio de Janeiro & Paraty - 7 Days

This weeklong itinerary is perfect for travelers who are visiting Brazil for the first time. First, you'll tour the most famous sites in Rio de Janeiro, including the awe-inspiring Christ the Redeemer statue, and experience the energy of Carnival before heading off to the nearby colonial town of Paraty where you can stroll through historic neighborhoods, learn how to cook with Brazilian flair, bike through tropical forests, and relax on secluded beaches.

Pedra do Telégrafo
Map of Hike Gávea & Telégrafo in Rio - 2 Days
Hike Gávea & Telégrafo in Rio - 2 Days

Lace up your shoes and get ready for two days of adventure in Rio de Janeiro, enjoying the region's stunning natural beauty and mild climate to hit the trails. On your first day hike to Pedra do Telégrafo to take see views of the surrounding mountains and take the iconic daring photo with the hanging rock. On the second day hike to Pedra da Gávea, where you'll see local wildlife and panoramic views of the city and coast.

Serra dos Órgãos Mountain Range
Map of Trekking Brazil's Serra Fina Crossing - 5 Days
Trekking Brazil's Serra Fina Crossing - 5 Days

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!

Ilha Grande
Map of Brazil's East Coast: Rio de Janeiro, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 14 Days
Brazil's East Coast: Rio de Janeiro, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 14 Days

For the ultimate beach vacation, it's hard to beat Rio de Janeiro. This 14-day adventure places you right in the mix as you enjoy world-class beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema, plus immerse yourself in local culture and revel in the festive Carnival spirit. It doesn't stop there, as you'll also travel to the historic coastal town of Paraty, from which you'll embark on nature tours in the Atlantic rainforests and enjoy sailing and beach days on nearby Ilha Grande.

 Iguaçu Falls
Map of Highlights of Brazil: Rio, Iguaçu, the Amazon & Bahia - 14 Days
Highlights of Brazil: Rio, Iguaçu, the Amazon & Bahia - 14 Days

This two-week itinerary gives you enough time to savor Brazil's major highlights without having to rush. It begins in Rio with sightseeing, architecture tours, and a bit of the Carnival party scene, then continues south to Iguaçu Falls, the largest waterfall system in the world. Afterward, fly far north for adventures in and around the Amazon River before heading east to the sun-kissed Bahian coast. You'll immerse yourself in the music, food, and history of one of Brazil's richest cultures.

Scarlet Macaw Parrot
Map of Brazil Amazon Adventure: Manaus & Careiro - 5 Days
Brazil Amazon Adventure: Manaus & Careiro - 5 Days

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.

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.

TheThree Peak's State Park
Map of Rio de Janeiro Trek: Valley of the Gods - 3 Days
Rio de Janeiro Trek: Valley of the Gods - 3 Days

This trek through Three Peak State Park is one of the top areas for adventure in Brazil. Hike around some of the most famous formations in the Valley of the Gods—known as the "Brazilian Yosemite"—including Dragon's Head Peak and Matchbox Peak, known as the "Miracle Stone" for its unlikely formation. In the evenings, camp in one of the park's most beautiful sites and enjoy dinner under the stars.

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.

Fernando de Noronha
Map of Highlights of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil - 5 Days
Highlights of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil - 5 Days

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 paradisiac Parnaioca beach and the Brazilian flag formation
Map of Ilha Grande Beach Trekking - 7 Days
Ilha Grande Beach Trekking - 7 Days

In this active Brazilian excursion, you'll travel from Rio de Janeiro to Angra dos Reis, a coastal region famous for Ilha Grande, the largest of 365 islands in the area. Over six days you'll trek all around Ilha Grande, visiting local caiçara (indigenous) fishing villages, hiking on trails that cut through unspoiled Atlantic forest, ascending mountains, crossing rivers, and, of course, enjoying the island's many sun-kissed beaches. All told it's a 43-mile (70-km) hiking adventure in one of the most scenic locales in a nation abounding with scenic locales.

The Pantanal is brimming with tropical birds like this blue and yellow macaw
Map of Birdwatching in the Pantanal – 7 Days
Birdwatching in the Pantanal – 7 Days

Travel to Brazil's Pantanal region for an exotic birdwatching adventure in the world's largest tropical wetland. Avid birders will spot the iconic jabiru—the symbol of the Pantanal—the blue hyacinth macaw, and the roseate spoonbill, among dozens of others. Learn the secrets of this fascinating environment through its abundant wildlife and stunning marsh landscapes.

A Rio de Janeiro sunset
Map of Beach Honeymoon in Brazil: Búzios, Rio de Janeiro & Itacaré - 14 Days
Beach Honeymoon in Brazil: Búzios, Rio de Janeiro & Itacaré - 14 Days

Set off on a romantic beach honeymoon in beautiful Brazil. Your first stop will be the small village of Búzios, where you will spend the days sunbathing, sailing, and enjoying fresh seafood. Then, you'll pick up the pace in thrilling and thriving Rio de Janeiro. You'll visit the Christ the Redeemer statue, samba through the night, and people-watch in Copacabana. The trip ends in Itacaré, a fishing town with wild beaches where you can once again enjoy a slower pace of life.

Sunset over the Amazon Rainforest
Map of Experience Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Manaus & the Amazon - 7 Days
Experience Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Manaus & the Amazon - 7 Days

See the best that Brazil has to offer on this adventurous seven-day itinerary. Begin with a bird's eye view of Rio de Janeiro from atop Mount Corcovado, Sugarloaf Mountain, and Morro Dos Irmaos. Then, leave the city behind and travel from Manaus to Anavilhanas National Park, an archipelago in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Tour forests, waterways (igarapés), and local communities as you learn about the unique animals, plants, and people who call this biodiverse region home.

Vila do Abrãao on Ilha Grande
Adventure & Relaxation in Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande - 7 Days

If you have just a week to spend in Brazil — and you don't want to spend too much time traveling between destinations — this 7-day itinerary to Rio de Janeiro and Ilha Grande is ideal. The journey offers an unbeatable mix of sightseeing, outdoor adventure, and relaxation, starting in Rio with a full-day city tour that takes you to Corcovado, Sugarloaf Mountain, and key historic sites. After a hike in the rainforest of Tijuca, you'll catch a boat to nearby Ilha Grande, seemingly a world away from the bustle of "the Marvelous City." Spend the second half of the trip boating, sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, hiking, and relaxing on the tropical island before heading back to civilization to catch a flight out.

Lopes Mendes, one of the 10 most beautiful beaches of the world
Map of Rio de Janeiro Trek: Angra dos Reis & Ilha Grande - 2 Days
Rio de Janeiro Trek: Angra dos Reis & Ilha Grande - 2 Days

One of the most sought-after activities in Rio de Janeiro is a tour of Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande—but very few people see the beautiful beaches only accessible via hiking trail. Pico do Papagaio is the most beautiful trail on Ilha Grande. You'll visit Lopes Mendes Beach, considered one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in the world, and one of the highest points of Ilha Grande—the best viewpoint of Angra dos Reis.

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.

Sunset over Salvador
Map of Beaches & Culture in Bahia: Salvador to Morro de São Paulo - 5 Days
Beaches & Culture in Bahia: Salvador to Morro de São Paulo - 5 Days

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.

A jaguar in Brazil
Map of Wildlife Tour of Brazil's Pantanal Wetlands - 6 Days
Wildlife Tour of Brazil's Pantanal Wetlands - 6 Days

Nature-lovers won't want to miss this relaxed 6-day itinerary that allows for plenty of adventure in the Pantanal—the world’s largest tropical wetland. You'll stay in a series of independent safari hotels in Poconé and Porto Jofre that make the perfect jumping-off point for hikes, birdwatching expeditions, and more. You'll see colorful exotic birds, giant anteaters, jaguars, capybaras, anacondas, and piranhas on multiple safari expeditions and have plenty of time to relax or book additional activities that match your interests.

Walk the inviting beach of Jericoacora
Map of Brazil's Rainforest & Beaches: Manaus, the Amazon, Jericoacoara & São Paulo - 14 Days
Brazil's Rainforest & Beaches: Manaus, the Amazon, Jericoacoara & São Paulo - 14 Days

Explore some of the most remote regions of Brazil, plus get to know one of its biggest cities on this 14-day adventure. It begins in the heart of the Amazon, where you'll embark on nature tours and cultural exchanges with Indigenous tribes. Then head to Brazil's northeast coast for R&R in the laid-back surf village of Jericoacoara before winding down the trip in the urban jungle of São Paulo.

Ilha do Pelado, a tropical beach near Paraty
Paraty Beach Trek from Rio - 3 Days

The Paraty wilderness trek is one of Brazil's favorite beach hikes, and it's easy to see why: endless beaches, cascading waterfalls, and sweeping ocean views, all located within the Juatinga Ecological Reserve. Hike 20 miles (32 km) over three days, camping overnight in local fishermen houses and enjoying dinner and sunset on the beach each night. Connections to and from Rio make this an easy and fantastic addition to your Brazil getaway.    

Look out over the Serra dos Órgãos range from Portais de Hércules
Map of Rio de Janeiro Trek: Portais de Hércules - 2 Days
Rio de Janeiro Trek: Portais de Hércules - 2 Days

Considered the best viewpoint over the Serra dos Órgãos mountain range, you'll trek to Portais de Hércules on this two-day excursion from Rio de Janeiro. Perfect for athletic travelers short on time, you'll depart the capital early on day one, trek through forest and plateaus to Castelos do Açú basecamp, and reward yourself the following morning with a sunrise trek to the famed lookout.

Amazon River in Belem do Para, Brazil
Map of Immersive Amazon Community Visit - 6 Days
Immersive Amazon Community Visit - 6 Days

Spend six days diving deep into the culture and local gastronomy on this hybrid eco-tourism and culinary itinerary in the Para State of Brazil. Start in Belem to see the local fish markets and sample cuisine, then head downriver to Cotijuba Island for a community visit where you'll learn to make local dishes, hike through the Amazon, and join the women's empowerment project to throw a beach luau.

Spot nocturnal animals like ocelots on a night tour
Map of Cuiabá & North Pantanal Wildlife Tour - 6 Days
Cuiabá & North Pantanal Wildlife Tour - 6 Days

In less than a week, you can experience the best wildlife tours in Brazil's remote Pantanal region. Travel across the largest wetlands on earth by boat, vehicle, and on foot to see exotic animals ranging from friendly capybaras and blue macaws to menacing caimans and stalking jaguars. This packed itinerary includes photo safaris, nature hikes, sunrise tours—even a horseback ride with Pantanal cowboys.

Saco do Mamanguá Fjord  from Pão de Açúcar Peak
Brazil Mamanguá Fjord Trekking - 4 Days

Spend four days trekking around the Saco do Mamanguá peninsula, a natural paradise with beautiful beaches and accessible trails. Explore Brazil's only fjord from kayak and take in the sweeping views of mountains, beaches, and waterfalls, then hike the Sugar Loaf Peak of Mamanguá, a postcard-perfect highlight of the region. Enjoy easy access from Rio de Janeiro and don't worry about meals, lodging, or carrying the equipment—everything is taken care of.

Sun shines in the Amazon
Map of Discover Manaus & the Brazilian Amazon - 5 Days
Discover Manaus & the Brazilian Amazon - 5 Days

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.

Vista Chinesa
Map of Full Rio de Janeiro Adventure - 2 Days
Full Rio de Janeiro Adventure - 2 Days

Enjoy Rio's natural beauty during two days of adrenaline-filled adventure. Start with a hike to Pedra Bonita to get a panoramic view of the city, then hang-glide from the top. The next day, take a train to the top of Corcovado mountain to see the statue of Christ the Redeemer and mountain bike to the bottom before hiking Sugarloaf to take in views of Guanabara Bay.

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.

Iguazú Falls on the border of Argentina and Brazil
Explore Iguazú National Park, Rio de Janiero & Búzios- 9 Days

In just nine days, this exciting itinerary introduces you to some of Brazil's most awe-inspiring landscapes, from massive waterfalls to pristine beaches. The itinerary starts in Argentina — Iguazú Falls span the border between Argentina and Brazil — with a few days of hiking and boating around the spectacular cascades. Then you'll catch a flight to Rio de Janeiro, where world-famous sights like Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain await. Detour to Búzios for a few days of sailing, sunbathing, and fun on the beach. Then wrap up the itinerary with one more full day in Rio before catching a flight out.

Sunrise over Rio
Map of Best of Brazil: Rio de Janeiro & North Pantanal - 7 Days
Best of Brazil: Rio de Janeiro & North Pantanal - 7 Days

This weeklong Brazilian getaway takes you to the seaside city of Rio de Janeiro, where you'll visit iconic landmarks such as Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. Explore on foot and by bike, touring the favela community of Vidigal, as well as the famed beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. Then it's off to the Pantanal, the world's largest freshwater wetland. You'll see exotic wildlife, go horseback riding on marshland trails, and explore the riverways that make up this biodiverse region.

Brazil Itatiaia National Park Trekking (02 days)
Map of Rio de Janeiro Trek: Itatiaia National Park - 2 Days
Rio de Janeiro Trek: Itatiaia National Park - 2 Days

A true mountaineering paradise, Itatiaia National Park houses the highest point in the state of Rio de Janeiro: the majestic Pico das Agulhas Negras. In this 2-day Itatiaia expedition, you'll climb the two park's main rock formations, Agulhas Negras Peak and Prateleiras Peak, enjoying fantastic views of the park from both summits.

Rio at sunset
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.

Jericoacoara
Map of Brazil's Nature & Beaches: Manaus, the Amazon, Jericoacoara & Fortaleza - 14 Days
Brazil's Nature & Beaches: Manaus, the Amazon, Jericoacoara & Fortaleza - 14 Days

Embark on a two-week journey into the heart of Brazil's Amazon region and remote and ruggedly beautiful parts of the northeast coast. In the Amazon, you'll stay in a jungle lodge from which you'll take canoe trips down the river, spot wildlife on nature hikes, and visit Indigenous communities. Then you'll transfer to the far-flung fishing village of Jericoacoara, where you'll spend your days lazing in hammocks and racing dune buggies before finishing the trip on the stunning coast of Fortaleza.

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.

Hike through the rugged landscapes of Chapada Diamantina National Park
Map of Active Brazil: Trekking in Chapada Diamantina National Park - 11 Days
Active Brazil: Trekking in Chapada Diamantina National Park - 11 Days

Head to Brazil's northeastern Bahia region for 11 days of memorable activities that combine city tours with outdoor adventures. It starts on the cobbled streets of historic Salvador and continues inland with excursions in Chapada Diamantina National Park, including hiking around jungle cliffs and swimming in waterfall lagoons. End the trip back on the coast, where you'll kick back in the island paradise of Boipeba.

The Amazon in Brazil
Map of Diverse Brazil: The Amazon, Salvador & Praia do Forte - 7 Days
Diverse Brazil: The Amazon, Salvador & Praia do Forte - 7 Days

Combine the rainforests of the Amazon with the culturally-rich region of Bahia for a week of off-the-beaten-path adventure in Brazil. Take a canoe trip through Amazon tributaries, try your hand at piranha fishing, and spot rare wildlife on jungle hikes. Then, it's off to Salvador for an immersion into Bahian culture via percussion workshops and cooking demonstrations. Your trip culminates on the coasts of Praia do Forte, taking in breathtaking views of migrating humpback whales.

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.

Aerial view of Ilha Grande
Map of Active Brazil: Rio, Ilha Grande, Chapada Diamantina National Park & Salvador - 14 Days
Active Brazil: Rio, Ilha Grande, Chapada Diamantina National Park & Salvador - 14 Days

From vibrant cities and fantastic beaches to mountain treks, you'll discover everything Brazil has to offer on this colossal 14-day itinerary. Go bar hopping in Rio before taking a behind-the-scenes tour of a Carnaval samba school. Get a little island fever on Ilha Grande and bask on its pristine beaches. Trek through the enchanting Chapada Diamantina Natural Park to enjoy its canyons, caves, and waterfalls, then end your adventure dancing to the beat of samba music in Salvador.

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.

Rodrifo de Freitas Lagoon and Ipanema District in Rio de Janeiro at sunset
Map of Highlights of Rio de Janeiro & Foz do Iguaçu - 5 Days
Highlights of Rio de Janeiro & Foz do Iguaçu - 5 Days

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.

Relax at Salvador's popular Porto da Barra
Map of Bahia's Beaches & Culture: Salvador & Boipeba - 7 Days
Bahia's Beaches & Culture: Salvador & Boipeba - 7 Days

This weeklong itinerary takes you to Brazil's coastal state of Bahia. Begin in the capital of Salvador, where you can soak in the unique Afro-Brazilian culture and heritage. Discover the city's colorful 17th-century colonial architecture, and enjoy a percussion workshop and literary tour. Then head to the island of Boipeba to canoe through a mangrove forest and tour the surrounding area, with plenty of time for relaxation.

Hang out with the locals on Ipanema Beach
Map of Rio de Janeiro Getaway - 6 Days
Rio de Janeiro Getaway - 6 Days

Escape to Brazil for six glorious days as you discover the history, culture, nightlife, and food of Rio de Janeiro. Start with a visit to Christ the Redeemer to marvel at the stunning view overlooking the city. Stroll through the charming streets of Santa Teresa and then visit the Rio Botanical Garden. Enjoy the pristine beaches of Búzios, drink your way through the most popular botecos in the city, and finish your trip with a visit to Samba City, where you'll learn about Carnival, samba music, and dancing.

Explore the Amazon by canoe on this compact rainforest adventure
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Brazilian Amazon Jungle Experience - 6 Days

Spend six days exploring Brazil's Amazon rainforest as you navigate its complex waterway systems by canoe. Start in Manaus, the gateway of the Amazon, then set off via the river to reach your jungle lodge. Here you'll spend four nights immersed in the wonders of the rainforest—spotting wildlife on guided walks, paddling through flooded forests by dugout canoe, meeting local Indigenous residents, and, if you're feeling adventurous, learning survival tips as you spend the night at a remote jungle camp.

A local artist with her work
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Immersive Artist Community Visit in Brazil - 5 Days

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.

Take in a magnificent sunrise from atop Pedra do Sino
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Rio de Janeiro Trek: Pedra do Sino - 2 Days

This two-day hike features Pedra do Sino in the stunning Serra dos Órgãos Mountain Range and is perfect for travelers who are visiting Brazil's capital and want a quick off-the-beaten-path experience. You'll set out from Rio de Janeiro to Brazil's mountaineering capital, Teresópolis, and on to your mountain shelter at the base of Pedra do Sino. Along the way, you'll pass waterfalls, trek through forest and high-altitude vegetation, and take in a sunset from the peak of Pedra do Sino.

Board your personal dune buggy to explore the sea of sand near Brazil's Jericoacoara
Map of Brazil East Coast Adventure: Jericoacoara, Salvador & Rio de Janeiro - 11 Days
Brazil East Coast Adventure: Jericoacoara, Salvador & Rio de Janeiro - 11 Days

Experience the diversity of Brazil's east coast as you visit three distinct regions in 11 days. Start amid the sweeping sands and turquoise lagoons of Jericocoara National Park, then fly south to Salvador, the center of Brazil's vibrant Bahian culture. Eat and drink your way through local botecos, find your rhythm with a percussion workshop, and learn to cook regional dishes. Your trip wraps up in Rio, where you'll learn about the art of Carnival in Samba City and take a sailing trip to nearby islands.

Cycling in Rio
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Adventure Tour of Rio de Janeiro - 5 Days

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.

Colorful boats dotting the waters off Porto de Galinhas
Map of Brazil Uncovered: Rio, the Amazon & the Northern Coast - 13 Days
Brazil Uncovered: Rio, the Amazon & the Northern Coast - 13 Days

Over nearly two weeks, you'll explore a couple of Brazil's major highlights, plus enjoy leisure time on some of the country's finest beaches. First, dive into Carioca culture with a few days of sightseeing in Rio de Janeiro and a trip to Arraial do Cabo, the "Brazilian Caribbean." Then, fly north for expeditions into the legendary Amazon Rainforest before finishing the trip in style on the white-sand beaches of Pernambuco.

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.

Enjoy free time at Rio de Janeiro's Ipanema Beach
Map of Best of Brazil: Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Fernando de Noronha, São Luís & Salvador - 15 Days
Best of Brazil: Paraty, Rio de Janeiro, Fernando de Noronha, São Luís & Salvador - 15 Days

On this well-rounded 15-day tour of Brazil, you'll visit many must-see attractions in different parts of the country. Start in the relaxed beachside town of Paraty before spending a few days in lively Rio de Janeiro, ticking off its iconic attractions (and beaches). Then, take things down a notch on the remote tropical island of Fernando de Noronha. From there, visit national parks and protected areas around Barreirinhas before ending in Salvador, the epicenter of the colorful Afro-Brazilian culture.

Savor long, glorious sunsets in Rio de Janeiro to end the trip
Map of Contrasts of Brazil: Amazon, Salvador, Green Coast & Rio de Janeiro - 15 Days
Contrasts of Brazil: Amazon, Salvador, Green Coast & Rio de Janeiro - 15 Days

Adventurous travelers will love this 15-day tour in Brazil that combines rainforest activities, colonial architecture, tropical islands, and the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. Start in the Amazon, where you'll make the most of your days with numerous wildlife-spotting excursions. Then fly to Salvador, one of Brazil's oldest cities and brimming with African culture, followed by Paraty, where you can hop between beaches and islands. End the trip in lively Rio, home to Brazil's most iconic viewpoints.

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.

Blue skies and sea breezes on Natal's many beaches
Map of Uncover Brazil's Coastal Cities & Towns: São Paulo, Natal, Praia de Pipa & Salvador - 9 Days
Uncover Brazil's Coastal Cities & Towns: São Paulo, Natal, Praia de Pipa & Salvador - 9 Days

Discover some of Brazil's lesser-known coastal wonders with this beach-heavy, nine-day getaway. Touch down in São Paulo before heading north to the shifting sand dunes and pristine beaches of Natal. It's on to the laid-back surf town of Praia de Pipa for outdoor adventures by dune buggy, bike, and kayak, then continue to Salvador, where you'll learn about its unique Afro-Brazilian culture and history through music, dance, and a flavorful cooking class.

Spend three days relaxing and discovering the beaches and scenery in and around Paraty Beach
Map of Brazil's Vibrant Coastline: Rio de Janeiro, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 11 Days
Brazil's Vibrant Coastline: Rio de Janeiro, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 11 Days

Experience the diversity of Brazil's eastern coast on this 11-day trip. Start in Rio to see monuments such as Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain, and learn about Brazil's flora and fauna at the Rio Botanical Garden. Venture down the coast to explore Paraty's colonial cobblestone streets and lush Atlantic forests, then set sail to Ilha Grande for hiking, boat tours, and plenty of uninterrupted beach time.

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.

Go snorkeling in Brazil's crystalline Sucuri River
Map of Brazil Outdoor Adventure: Pantanal, Bonito & Rio de Janeiro - 13 Days
Brazil Outdoor Adventure: Pantanal, Bonito & Rio de Janeiro - 13 Days

Active travelers will love this lesser-known 13-day tour of Brazil. It starts in the Pantanal region, an area of wetlands and grasslands in the country's lush interior, where you'll indulge in a series of nature and wildlife-viewing activities. Next are aquatic adventures in the nearby crystalline waters around Bonito, followed by a few days exploring Brazil's most beautiful city, Rio de Janeiro, and its tropical surroundings. With snorkeling, hiking, sailing, and caving, this tour has something for everyone.

See Iguaçu Falls from both sides of the Brazil and Argentina border
Map of Brazil's Great Outdoors: Amazon, Iguaçu Falls & Rio de Janeiro - 9 Days
Brazil's Great Outdoors: Amazon, Iguaçu Falls & Rio de Janeiro - 9 Days

Immerse yourself in some of Brazil's most extraordinary natural sites during this nine-day tour. Start in Manaus, the gateway to the Amazon, and take part in various excursions on foot and by canoe. Next, get drenched under the many waterfalls at Iguazú—in both Brazil and Argentina—before viewing it all overhead by helicopter. Finally, fly to Rio de Janeiro and discover the mountainous viewpoints, famous beaches, and stunning botanical gardens to complete the trip.

End your trip to Brazil on the beaches of Ilha Grande
Map of Brazil City, Waterfall & Island Escape: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 9 Days
Brazil City, Waterfall & Island Escape: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 9 Days

Dip your toe into the diverse landscapes and cultures of Brazil on this nine-day city-to-islands adventure. Start in Rio and see the city like a real "Carioca" as you cook local dishes, explore off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods, and watch the sunset from the top of Sugarloaf Mountain. It's off to Iguaçu Falls next to see this wonder of nature up close, then back to the coast to hike along the Gold Trail in colonial Paraty. Cap off your trip with two nights on the quiet island paradise of Ilha Grande.

Spend a night in Barra Grande, a Brazilian fishing village that's known for kitesurfing
Map of Ultimate Tour of Coastal Brazil: Salvador to Jericoacoara - 12 Days
Ultimate Tour of Coastal Brazil: Salvador to Jericoacoara - 12 Days

Explore the gorgeous views and cultural opportunities of Brazil's eastern coastline on this 12-day adventure. Start in the colonial city of Salvador, where you'll see the sites on a walking tour, enjoy a cooking demonstration, and check out a folklore dance performance. Then visit another historic city, São Luis, before heading to Barreirinhas for an incredible national park and boat tour. From here, you'll have time to relax in the cool beach towns of Barra Grande and Jericoacoara before heading home.

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.

See one of the Natural Wonders of the World at Iguaçu Falls
Map of Brazil's Cities, Mountains & Waterfalls: Rio de Janeiro & Iguaçu Falls - 6 Days
Brazil's Cities, Mountains & Waterfalls: Rio de Janeiro & Iguaçu Falls - 6 Days

Venture through Brazil's highlights on this compact six-day adventure. Start in Rio to wander its Old Town and see iconic landmarks such as Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. Explore the Río Botanical Garden and then jet off to Foz do Iguaçu. Discover some of the 275 waterfalls at Iguaçu Falls from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides of the park, then mingle with exotic birds at Parque das Aves (Bird Park) as you learn about their significance to Brazil's delicate ecosystem.

Interact with Indigenous people of the Amazon
Map of Authentic Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu, Manaus, the Amazon & Salvador - 13 Days
Authentic Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu, Manaus, the Amazon & Salvador - 13 Days

This 13-day adventure hops between four distinct regions of Brazil. It all begins in Rio de Janeiro, where you'll explore off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods alongside famous landmarks. Continue to Foz do Iguaçu to take a helicopter flight over the mighty waterfall, then on to Manaus, where you'll head upstream by canoe to reach a remote rainforest lodge for wildlife spotting and jungle treks. Wrap up your trip to Salvador for a taste of Bahian culture and cuisine and a day trip to some of the country's best beaches.

Spend four nights canoeing and hiking in the Amazon at a rainforest lodge
Map of Nature & Culture in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu & the Amazon - 12 Days
Nature & Culture in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu & the Amazon - 12 Days

With 12 days to spare, you can get a diverse taste of Brazil's highlights as you hop between cities, waterfalls, and rainforests. Ride a cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain and see local life in a Rio favela, then fly to Foz do Iguaçu to explore one of the greatest waterfall systems on Earth with a combination of hiking, boating, and helicopter excursions. After a taste of history in colonial Manaus, set off into the Amazon for four nights surrounded by incredible nature and wildlife in a rainforest lodge.

Trek through the stunning canyons and waterfalls of Chapada Diamantina National Park
Map of Brazil City, Coast & Mountain Trekking Adventure - 13 Days
Brazil City, Coast & Mountain Trekking Adventure - 13 Days

Discover Brazil's remarkable diversity as you explore cities, mountains, and beaches on this active 13-day adventure. Start in Rio to scale Sugarloaf Mountain and get into the Carnival spirit in Samba City. Escape to the golden sands of peaceful Ilha Grande, then gear up for four days of trekking through the table mountains and waterfalls of Chapada Diamantina National Park. End your adventure on Salvador's colorful colonial streets as you learn about its Afro-Caribbean culture and discover its nightlife.

Stop for swim breaks in remote lagoons and lakes surrounded by dunes, Lençóis Maranhenses NP
Map of Brazil's Ultimate 4WD & Sand Dune Adventure - 9 Days
Brazil's Ultimate 4WD & Sand Dune Adventure - 9 Days

Enjoy this action-packed, off-road itinerary as you traverse the Brazilian states of Ceará, Maranhão, and Piau. Starting from the colonial city of São Luis, hop in a 4WD vehicle to see lakes and lagoons on your way to Lençois Maranhenses. Then barrel along sandy roads to discover Lagoa Bonita and observe exotic birds like the scarlet ibis flying as you cross the Delta of Parnaiba. Finish the nine-day trip by soaking in the kitesurfing vibes and glorious beaches of Barra Grande and Jericoacoara.

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.

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.

Spend three nights surrounded by nature in Brazil's  North Pantanal
Map of Brazil Safari: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls & North Pantanal - 9 Days
Brazil Safari: Rio de Janeiro, Iguaçu Falls & North Pantanal - 9 Days

Experience a slice of Brazil's magnificent nature and wildlife opportunities on this nine-day tour. Start in Rio de Janeiro and climb Mount Corcovado for the best views of the city. Then fly inland to Foz do Iguaçu and discover epic waterfalls in both Brazil and Argentina. From here, head north to the Pantanal Wetlands to explore wildlife—including monkeys and jaguars—by Jeep, boat, and on foot. Finally, return to Rio to visit the botanical garden, followed by some relaxing beach time to end the adventure.

Jaguar sightings are common near Porto Jofre, Brazil
Map of Wildlife Tour in Brazil's Pantanal Region - 12 Days
Wildlife Tour in Brazil's Pantanal Region - 12 Days

Experience Brazil's beautiful flora and fauna in the Pantanal—the world's largest tropical wetland region—during this exciting 12-day tour. First, fly into the city of Cuiabá and transfer to your lodge, where you'll spot wildlife as you enjoy nature walks and boat rides. Then transfer to Porto Jofre to spend some time looking for jaguars on a speedboat safari. Next, enjoy horseback riding and more nature excursions before returning to Cuiabá for some free time before departure.

End your trip with a visit to Rio de Janeiro's Botanical Garden
Map of Eco Travel in Brazil: Amazon, Iguaçu Falls & Rio de Janeiro - 11 Days
Eco Travel in Brazil: Amazon, Iguaçu Falls & Rio de Janeiro - 11 Days

This 11-day adventure will take you through some of Brazil's most spectacular highlights using various transportation methods—many of which are sustainable. Start by exploring the Brazilian and Argentine sides of the Iguaçu Falls, then fly to the "Gateway to the Amazon." After a canoe tour, stay two nights at an eco-friendly lodge in the rainforest before heading to Rio de Janeiro. There, you'll climb epic viewpoints, relax at famous beaches, and stroll through the botanical gardens to finish the trip.

Colorful houses in a Rio de Janeiro favela
Map of Brazil City & Rainforest Adventure - 12 Days
Brazil City & Rainforest Adventure - 12 Days

See two sides of Brazil on this 12-day trip that covers both urban and rainforest highlights. Start in Rio to hop a cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain, visit a favela, and join a raucous samba circle. Fly north to Manaus next, where you'll set off into the Amazon to spend three nights in a remote rainforest lodge. It's back to the big city as your adventure winds down in São Paulo—getting to know the sprawling metropolis' vibrant street art, bustling markets, and historic landmarks.

View of the Amazon rainforest near Manaus, Brazil
Map of Brazil's Rainforest, Beaches & Historic Cities Tour - 13 Days
Brazil's Rainforest, Beaches & Historic Cities Tour - 13 Days

If you're finding it difficult to choose between Brazil's lush rainforest, beautiful beaches, and charming cities, this 13-day tour combines it all. Start in the Amazon, where you'll explore the biodiversity and local culture by boat and on foot. Then fly to Salvador, one of the oldest cities in Brazil, where you'll be immersed in the city's colonial architecture before sailing to car-free Tinharé Island. This is your tropical base for several days of waterfall hikes and beach excursions to complete the adventure.

Brazilian musicians playing
Map of Discover Salvador: Culture, Cuisine & Music in Brazilian Bahia - 6 Days
Discover Salvador: Culture, Cuisine & Music in Brazilian Bahia - 6 Days

In six days, you'll see the highlights of Salvador from every angle as you experience the food, music, history, and culture of Brazil's Bahia state. Go bar hopping in the bohemian district of Rio Vermelho, wander the colonial neighborhood of Pelourinho to learn about Bahian art, and taste Bahia's distinct flavors with a market tour and cooking class. Take a sailing trip to local islands and laze on pristine beaches, then sway to the rhythms of local percussion artists as you bid your farewells.

Visit Sancho Bay during a boat tour on Fernando de Noronha
Map of Culture, Islands & Beaches on Brazil's Northeast Coast - 9 Days
Culture, Islands & Beaches on Brazil's Northeast Coast - 9 Days

This relaxing nine-day adventure hones in on the Brazilian state of Pernambuco, located on the country's northeast coast. Start in its capital city, Recife, and sail on a catamaran for coastal views. Then fly to Fernando de Noronha for beachcombing, swimming, snorkeling, and hiking before heading back to the mainland, where you'll explore the UNESCO-listed colonial city of Olinda. Finish the trip with more beaches and boat trips near Porto de Galinhas—a pretty town known for year-round nightlife.

Aerial View of Brazil's Paraty Bay, home to isolated beaches and crystal clear waters
Map of Brazil City to Coast Tour: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 12 Days
Brazil City to Coast Tour: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu, Paraty & Ilha Grande - 12 Days

Enjoy Brazil's stunning coastlines and spectacular waterfalls on this 12-day trip full of captivating beauty. Start in Rio to discover the spirit of Carnival in Samba City and see beaches and mountains from above by hang glider. Discover some of the 275 waterfalls of Foz do Iguaçu as you explore its mist-laden boardwalks, then head for the coast to stroll Paraty's colonial streets and take a scenic boat ride. Finally, escape to the quiet shores of Ilha Grande to enjoy its unspoiled beaches and forest hiking.

Drive the Transpantaneira dirt road as you cross Brazil's North Pantanal wetlands
Map of Discover the Power of Nature in Brazil: Rio, Foz do Iguaçu & North Pantanal - 11 Days
Discover the Power of Nature in Brazil: Rio, Foz do Iguaçu & North Pantanal - 11 Days

Explore Brazil's natural wonders and urban highlights on this 11-day trip. Start in Rio de Janeiro, where you'll get to know the city on a full-day sightseeing excursion. Then head out on a day trip to scenic Angra dos Reis before flying to Foz do Iguaçu to see the spectacular waterfalls there. Fly to North Pantanal for several days of nature walks, horseback riding, and wildlife spotting. Finally, return to Rio to visit the city's beaches and botanical gardens, and learn about the favelas on a guided tour.

Venture into the wild North Pantanal for immersive wildlife-spotting safaris
Map of Brazil City, Rainforest & Wetland Adventure: Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon & North Pantanal - 15 Days
Brazil City, Rainforest & Wetland Adventure: Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon & North Pantanal - 15 Days

Discover the best Brazil has to offer on this 15-day tour through the country's diverse landscapes. Relax on the beach in Rio de Janeiro and explore the city's iconic landmarks, like Christ the Redeemer, before heading to the Amazon to trek through the jungle, fish for piranha, and watch the sunrise over the Amazon River. Look out for wildlife, like caiman and jaguar, in the world's largest tropical wetland, North Pantanal, before ending back in Rio for one last night of caipirinhas and dancing (if you choose).

Explore the beaches of Natal in a dune buggy
Map of Brazil's Coastal Gems: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu, Natal & Praia de Pipa - 15 Days
Brazil's Coastal Gems: Rio de Janeiro, Foz do Iguaçu, Natal & Praia de Pipa - 15 Days

Discover Brazil's coastal highlights—and inland waterfalls—on this thrilling 15-day tour. Start in Rio to trek through rainforests and see iconic monuments like Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. Then, fly to Foz do Iguaçu to experience the full force of Iguaçu Falls on both sides of the border. Return to the coast for a dune buggy ride along Natal's dunes, followed by kayaking and mountain biking in Praia de Pipa, as you enjoy views of rugged cliffs, sandy beaches, and turquoise-blue water.

Visit one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Foz de Iguaçu
Map of Explore Brazil's Vibrant Cities & Natural Landscapes - 16 Days
Explore Brazil's Vibrant Cities & Natural Landscapes - 16 Days

This 16-day itinerary combines big-city culture with some of Brazil's best natural landscapes. Start in Rio de Janeiro to visit iconic landmarks, like Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain. Continue to one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Foz do Iguaçu, where you'll explore both the Brazillian and Argentine sides. From here, relax on the beaches of Praia do Forte and Ilha Grande, chase waterfalls in Serra da Bocaina National Park, and end in Brazil's only tropical fjord, Saco do Mamanguá.

Relax on the beaches of Porto de Galinhas
Map of Explore the Brazilian Amazon, Coral Coast & Bahia - 15 Days
Explore the Brazilian Amazon, Coral Coast & Bahia - 15 Days

See three different sides of Brazil on this 15-day tour that combines the remote Amazon with the scenic Coral Coast and the culturally rich state of Bahia. Start with a tour of Manaus, then venture deep into the rainforest for canoeing, trekking, and fishing. Trade the jungle for the beaches of the Coral Coast—cruising to nearby islands and swimming in natural pools—then wind down with a tour of Salvador's UNESCO-listed center and an introduction to the Afro-Brazilian history of Bahia.

Admire the crystal-clear waters of Praia do Espelho
Map of Explore Brazil's Hidden Gems - 16 Days
Explore Brazil's Hidden Gems - 16 Days

Follow the road less traveled on this 16-day tour to some of Brazil's hidden gems, starting in Belem where you'll explore the city and meet locals in the Amazon region. Next, fly to Santarem to witness the Meeting of the Waters before transferring to the picturesque Alter de Chao to discover flooded forests and a turtle nesting ground. You'll then immerse yourself in the vibrant Afro-Brazillian culture in Salvador before ending on the beaches of bohemian Trancoso, dubbed the "Tulum of Brazil."

Discover the sand dunes and turquoise lagoons in Lençóis Maranhenses National Park
Map of Brazil's Coastal Cities & Route of Emotions Tour - 16 Days
Brazil's Coastal Cities & Route of Emotions Tour - 16 Days

Spend 16 days exploring Brazil's diverse landscapes and vibrant culture in two cities and the "Route of Emotions"—a 559-mile (900 km) scenic route along the Atlantic. Starting in Rio de Janeiro, you'll climb the Selarón Steps, take a helicopter tour, and learn how to samba before continuing to the Brazilian Caribbean for a boat cruise. From here, see the dunes and pristine beaches in Barreirinhas and Jericoacoara before ending in Salvador where you'll immerse yourself in Afro-Brazilian culture.

Stand at the edge of Iguaçu Falls, then take a boat trip to its base
Map of Brazil's Diverse Highlights: Cities, Waterfalls, Rainforest, Wetlands & Coast - 16 Days
Brazil's Diverse Highlights: Cities, Waterfalls, Rainforest, Wetlands & Coast - 16 Days

Discover Brazil's varied landscapes and vibrant cities on this far-reaching 16-day tour. Visit the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and sip caipirinhas on a neighborhood tour of Rio de Janeiro, then fly north to Iguaçu Falls to see the natural wonder by boat and helicopter. Continue to the wetlands of South Pantanal and on to the Amazon to spot exotic wildlife and connect with nature. Return to urban life in Salvador, learning about the local Bahian culture and ending on the nearby beaches of Praia do Forte.

Enjoy panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean from Ponta da Sapata
Map of Discover Brazil's Jungles, Coasts & Wetlands - 16 Days
Discover Brazil's Jungles, Coasts & Wetlands - 16 Days

Spend 16 days in the great outdoors as you explore Brazil's lush jungles and pristine coastline. From Sao Paulo and Manaus, head into the Amazon, where you can go birdwatching at sunrise, paddle down the Amazon River, and fish for piranhas. Enjoy a day in the" Venice of Brazil," then set off for the archipelago of Fernando de Noronha to discover the tropical area from boats, trails, and 4WD vehicles. End the adventure with a search for North Pantanal's wildlife, such as the giant river otter and elusive jaguar.

Sip the freshest coconut water at on the famous beach at Copacabana
Map of Brazil Family Getaway: Rio de Janeiro & Salvador - 7 Days
Brazil Family Getaway: Rio de Janeiro & Salvador - 7 Days

For a family getaway combining the best of city and surf, this weeklong trip to Brazil is hard to beat. Kick off in Rio de Janeiro and see the iconic sights. Relax in legendary spots like Ipanema and Copacabana before flying to Salvador to immerse yourselves in Brazilian culture, cuisine, and history. Before you leave, squeeze in a day trip to the beautiful Praia do Forte coastline to round off this perfect blend of nature and city fun.

Spend a relaxed week with the little ones on this laid-back Rio de Janeiro tour
Map of Relaxed Family Vacation in Rio de Janeiro - 7 Days
Relaxed Family Vacation in Rio de Janeiro - 7 Days

Create lasting family memories with your little ones during this stress-free vacation in Brazil's favorite beach city. Sip on caipirinhas and top up your tans in Copacabana as the kids play in dedicated children's areas. Tick off Rio de Janeiro's must-visit sites via cable cars and old-fashioned trams, and spend ample time in the fresh air at some of the city's tropical parks and gardens. End your trip with a child-friendly cooking workshop where you'll indulge in a traditional Brazilian feast.

Enjoy some family beach time in Salvador
Map of Brazil Family Discovery Tour: Culture & Nature in Salvador & Pantanal - 7 Days
Brazil Family Discovery Tour: Culture & Nature in Salvador & Pantanal - 7 Days

Looking for a taste of Brazil's rich cultural heritage and pristine wilderness? This weeklong trip to Salvador and North Pantanal provides a kid-friendly getaway with plenty of excitement. Soak up Bahia's vibrant music and cuisine scene in Salvador before flying to North Pantanal for some of Brazil's best wildlife viewing, from chatty macaws to mysterious jaguars. Go hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding before rounding your trip off back in colorful Salvador.

Walk or bike to Ipanema Beach to catch the sunset before dinnertime
Map of Ultimate Rio de Janeiro Active Adventure - 11 Days
Ultimate Rio de Janeiro Active Adventure - 11 Days

If you've ever dreamed of spending quality time in Rio de Janeiro, this 11-day trip covers it all. Explore the charming streets of Santa Teresa and Old Rio as soon as you arrive. From there, enjoy unique adventures such as hang gliding over the city and kayaking in Guanabara Bay. You'll also learn about Carnival at Samba City, hike in Tijuca National Park, and boat to nearby tropical islands. Of course, there will be plenty of time to eat your way through some of the oldest districts and markets in the city.

Immerse yourself in the wonders of rainforest with hiking, canoeing, and fishing excursions at an Amazon lodge
Map of Family Expedition to Iguaçu Falls & the Brazilian Amazon - 7 Days
Family Expedition to Iguaçu Falls & the Brazilian Amazon - 7 Days

Grab your camera, hiking boots, and insect repellent—you're about to become adventurers! Perfect for families with older kids and teens, this seven-day Brazil itinerary begins at the base of the Iguaçu Falls, where you'll take a powerful shower as a speedboat zooms around the canyons. Venture deep into the rainforest of the Amazon for the second half of your trip, where you'll hike through the undergrowth to an Indigenous compound, canoe through flooded forests, and spot nocturnal wildlife.

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.

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.

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.

The Pantanal is one of the best places on Earth to spot the adorable capybara
Map of Active Family Adventure in Brazil: Wildlife, Caves & Forests - 7 Days
Active Family Adventure in Brazil: Wildlife, Caves & Forests - 7 Days

Pack your snorkels, headlamps, and cameras for this seven-day family expedition into Brazil's wilderness. Perfect for active and adventurous kids, it starts with three nights in the world's largest wetlands, hiking through South Pantanal's wooded savannas, fishing for piranhas, and searching for elusive big cats on a nighttime drive through the forest. You'll also get to explore the realm beneath your feet at Bonito as you descend into caves filled with fascinating rock formations and turquoise lakes.