The Best of Brazil
Gain a comprehensive understanding of Brazil as you learn about history in Salvador da Bahia, enjoy culture in Rio de Janeiro and witness awe-inspiring nature at Iguazu National Park.
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Program No. 19244RJ
18 days
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At a Glance

Absorb the deep history and inescapable energy of Brazil in four fascinating places. Begin in Manaus, the heart of the Amazon rainforest, and spend two nights in a jungle lodge learning firsthand the secrets and mysteries of the forest and its wildlife. Spend a day in the capital, Brasilia, exploring its unique urban design and the legendary architecture of Oscar Niemeyer. Discover Salvador da Bahia, the original colonial capital of Brazil and a city strongly influenced by its African heritage, and then continue to Rio de Janeiro to understand how modern life and a dramatic natural setting combine in Brazil’s beating heart. You’ll experience majestic Iguazu Falls and the national park that surrounds it, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the Amazon and swim with pink dolphins.
  • Sample food and music that reflects the African influence on Salvador da Bahia’s culture, and summit Rio’s Corcovado Mountain for city views and an up-close look at the famous Cristo Redentor.
  • Ride through the Macuco Forest before boarding a Zodiac boat to Iguazu Falls.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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