Day 1: Rio de Janeiro
Arrive at the airport, & transfer to the hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Rio de Janeiro
This morning, explore the Cosme Velho district, which features a colorful display of colonial architecture. Afterward, hop inside a cable car for a journey up to Corcovado Mountain, home to the world-famous Christ the Redeemer statue. Enjoy awe-inspiring views of the city & Guanabara Bay before heading to the top of one of Rio’s other natural gems, Sugarloaf Mountain.
Day 3: Rio de Janeiro – Iguazu
Transfer to the airport, & board flight to Iguazu. Upon arrival, visit Iguazu National Park, home to one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, Iguazu Falls. Journey to the top of the lookout tower, & enjoy breathtaking views of the 275 cascades that drop over the Brazil-Argentina border.
Day 4: Iguazu (Brazil – Argentina – Brazil)
Travel across the Tancredo Neves Bridge into Argentina to experience the magnificent waterfalls & the national park from the other side. The return route includes a visit to the tri-border of Argentina, Brazil, & Paraguay. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure.
Day 5: Iguazu – Salvador
Transfer to the airport, & board flight to Salvador. Enjoy the remainder of the day in this vibrant city at leisure.
Day 6: Salvador
Discover the charming history & culture of one of Brazil’s most thriving cities. Take a stroll through the historic city center, Pelourinho, which features an array of colonial architecture, famous monuments, shops, & more. Visit the famous São Francisco Church, a Baroque masterpiece illuminated with gold. Other highlights include Castro Alves Square, Barra Lighthouse, Castro Alves Theater, & Forte de São Pedro. Afterward, enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
Day 7: Salvador – USA
Transfer to the airport, & board return flight home.