Rio is famed for its iconic sights and fabulous beaches, but also offers a historic centre and coastal forest hikes.

Few cities embody the personality of their country better than Rio does for Brazil. The Marvellous City has come to be synonymous with laid-back Brazilian beach culture, its contagious and irrepressible spirit, breathtaking scenery and social complexities. Rio is a city of icons; Christ the Redeemer, the cable cars of Sugarloaf Mountain, the world famous beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema and the Maracanã stadium. It also enjoys the most envious setting of any metropolis the world over, with a beautiful huge lagoon, flanked to the east by the Guanabara Bay and to the south by the Atlantic Ocean, and extending between enormous granite peaks and wide sandy beaches.

From 1808 to 1821 the Portuguese Royal Family moved to Rio, fleeing the Napoleanic Wars in Europe and making it the capital of the Empire. This move paved the way for a number of royal palaces to be built, both within Rio and the summer residences at Petropolis, and the establishment of the Royal Library, the academy of Fine Arts, the Botanical Gardens and the Bank of Brazil, as well as holding a Royal Wedding and a Coronation. This importance led to Rio remaining the capital of Brazil through its independence, until 1960. This legacy can still be seen today, away from the famous beaches. The 'cariocas', residents of Rio, are a lively, friendly people and the city is constantly buzzing with life.

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The Tamboril Tour - Holidays to Brazil

Brazil

Tamboril Tour

12 Nights from £2,983 €2,679 $2,877

An introduction to the best of Brazil in a two week journey including cosmopolitan Rio de Janeiro, the magnificent Iguassu falls and Amazon rainforest, and…

The Tamboril Tour
Tours in Brazil

12 Nights from £2,983 €2,679 $2,877

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Flight to Rio de Janeiro

    Day 2 - Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 3 - Day At Leisure in Rio de Janeiro

  2. Day 4 - Travel to Iguassu Falls

    Day 5 - Guided Tour ( Brazil & Argentina sides)

  3. Day 6 - Tour of Manaus

    Day 7 - Travel to Remote Amazon Lodge

    Day 8 - Rainforest Excursions & walks 

    Day 9 - Visit to a Local Community

  4. Day 10 - Travel to Salvador da Bahia

    Day 11 - Tour of Salvador

    Day 12 - Day at Leisure in Salvador

    Day 13 - Return Flight

  5. Extend your trip

  6. Day 13 - Travel to Praia do Forte 

    Day 14 - Day at Leisure

    Day 15 - Day at Leisure

    Day 16 - Return Flight

    Day 17 - Arrive home

The Caiman Nature & Wildlife Tour - Brazilian Amazon Lodges - Holidays to Brazil

Brazil

Caiman Nature & Wildlife Tour

14 Nights from £4,012 €3,914 $4,215

Our Nature & Wildlife Tour of Brazil focuses on the prolific birdlife of the Pantanal wetlands, and the exuberant vegetation of the Amazon rainforest

The Caiman Nature & Wildlife Tour
Tours in Brazil

14 Nights from £4,012 €3,914 $4,215

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Flight to Rio de Janeiro

    Day 2 - City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 3 - Excursion to Botanical Gardens, Lagoon & Sugar Loaf Mountain

  2. Day 4 - Transfer to Lodge

    Day 5 - Wildlife Excursion by Boat

    Day 6 - Village & Wildlife Excursion

    Day 7 - Wildlife Excursion & Caiman Catching

  3. Day 8 - City Tour of Manaus

    Day 9 - Travel to Remote Amazon Lodge

    Day 10 - Rainforest & Wildlife Excursion

    Day 11 - Visit Local Community

  4. Day 12 - Walking Introduction of Salvador da Bahia

  5. Day 13 - Tour of Salvador and travel to Praia do Forte

    Day 14 - At Leisure

    Day 15 - Departure

The Paquera Tour - Praia Do Forte - Holidays to Brazil

Brazil

Paquera Tour

11 Nights from £2,107 €1,628 $1,739

Ideal for Honeymoons enjoy the sheer romance of Rio, the energy of Salvador before heading to your idyllic beach resort.

The Paquera Tour
Tours in Brazil

11 Nights from £2,107 €1,628 $1,739

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Fly to Rio

    Day 2 - City Tour of Rio

    Day 3-4 - At Leisure in Rio de Janeiro

  2. Day 5 - Travel to Salvador da Bahia

    Day 6 - Guided City Tour of Salvador

  3. Day 7 - Arrival at Praia do Forte Beach

    Days 8-11 - At Leisure in Praia do Forte

    Day 12 - Departure

  4. Extend your trip

  5. Day 5 - Travel to Iguassu Falls

    Day 6 - Tour of Iguassu Falls ( Brazilian & Argentian Sides )

The Samba Tour - Holidays to Brazil

Brazil

Samba Tour

20 Nights from £4,538 €4,545 $4,899

Comprehensive tour exploring Brazil's colonial origins, rich cultural heritage and natural wonders and vibrant cities

The Samba Tour
Tours in Brazil

20 Nights from £4,538 €4,545 $4,899

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Flight: London to Rio de Janeiro

    Day 2 - Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 3 - At Leisure in Rio de Janeiro

  2. Day 4 - Travel to Paraty

    Day 5 - At Leisure in Paraty

  3. Day 6 - Travel to Ouro Preto

    Day 7 - At Leisure in Ouro Preto

  4. Day 8 - Travel to Iguassu Falls

    Day 9 - Tour of Iguassu Falls ( Brazilian & Argentian Sides )

  5. Day 10 - City Tour of Manaus

    Day 11 - Travel to Remote Amazon Lodge

    Day 12 - Rainforest & Wildlife Excursion

    Day 13 - Visit Local Community

  6. Day 14 - Morning Excursion, Return to Manaus & Travel to Brasilia

  7. Day 15 - Walking Introduction to Salvador da Bahia

    Day 16 - City Tour of Salvador

    Day 17 - At Leisure in Salvador

  8. Day 18 - Travel to Praia do Forte

    Day 19 - At Leisure

    Day 20 - At Leisure

    Day 21 - Return Flight to UK

The Costa Verde Tour - Holidays to Brazil

Brazil

Costa Verde Tour

10 Nights from £2,430 €2,016 $2,159

Explore Rio de Janeiro in-depth tour then journey along the lush Green Coast to colonial Parati and its rainforest trails and tropical islands. Unwind in s…

The Costa Verde Tour
Tours in Brazil

10 Nights from £2,430 €2,016 $2,159

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Flight to Rio de Janeiro

    Day 2 - In-depth special Rio de Janeiro tour

    Day 3 - Rio at leisure or optional tours/excursions

    Day 4 - Rio at leisure or optional tours/excursions

  2. Day 5 - Transfer to Parati

    Day 6 - Parati at leisure or optional tours/excursions

    Day 7 - Parati at leisure or optional tours/excursions

  3. Day 8 - Transfer to Ilha Grande

    Day 9 - Ilha Grande at leisure or optional tours/excursions

    Day 10 - Ilha Grande at leisure or optional tours/excursions

    Day 11 - Transfer to airport for return flight

  4. Extend your trip

  5. Day 11 - Fly to Iguassu

    Day 12 - Tour the Iguassu Falls

    Day 13 - Return flight to UK

The Ninos Amazonas Family Tour - Holidays to Brazil

Brazil

Ninos Amazonas Family Tour

15 Nights from £4,118 €4,041 $4,353

Ideal for families, discover the exciting city of Rio, venture deep into the jungle of the Amazon, and relax on the soft white sands of Bahia and the golde…

The Ninos Amazonas Family Tour
Tours in Brazil

15 Nights from £4,118 €4,041 $4,353

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Fly to Rio de Janeiro

    Day 2 - City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 3 - At Leisure in Rio de Janeiro

  2. Day 4 - Travel to Manaus

    Day 5 - City Tour of Manaus

  3. Day 6 - Travel to Remote Amazon Lodge

    Day 7 - Rainforest & Wildlife Excursion

    Day 8 - Visit Local Community

    Day 9 - Morning Excursion & Return to Manaus

  4. Day 9 - Walking Introduction to Salvador da Bahia

    Day 10 - City Tour of Salvador

  5. Day 11 - Travel to Praia do Forte

    Day 12-14 - At Leisure

    Day 15 - Return Flight to the UK

The Carioca Tour - Holidays to Brazil

Brazil

Carioca Tour

6 Nights from £2,217 €1,760 $1,882

Experience the Rio de Janeiro carnival on a week long city break to the Marvellous City. Enjoy an in-depth tour and privileged Sambadrome seats for a great…

The Carioca Tour
Tours in Brazil

6 Nights from £2,217 €1,760 $1,882

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Flight: London to Rio de Janeiro

    Day 2 - Walking Introduction to the City 

    Day 3 - In-depth special Rio de Janeiro tour

  2. Day 4 - Rio Carnival Parade at the Sambodrome

  3. Day 5 - Rio at leisure or optional tours/hikes

    Day 6 - Rio at leisure or optional tours/hikes

    Day 7 - Rio at leisure or optional tours/hikes

    Day 8 - Return Flight to the UK

  4. Extend your trip

  5. Days 8-10 - Relax on Buzio's beaches

    Day 11 - Transfer to airport

  6. Day 8 - Fly to Iguassu

    Day 9 - Tour the Iguassu Falls

    Day 10 - Return flight to UK

The Rio City Break Tour - Holidays to Brazil

Brazil

Rio City Break Tour

6 Nights from £1,624 €1,048 $1,111

Explore this vibrant exotic City in a stunningly beautiful setting. Enjoy Copacabana beach, visit the statue of Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf mountain an…

The Rio City Break Tour
Tours in Brazil

6 Nights from £1,624 €1,048 $1,111

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Flight: London to Rio de Janeiro

    Day 2 - Walking Introduction to Rio de Janeiro

    Day 3 - City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 4-7 - At Leisure in Rio de Janeiro

    Day 8 -  Return Flight to the UK

  2.  Range of excursions available

  3. Extend your trip

  4. Days 1-3 - Relax on Buzio's beaches

    Day 4 - Transfer to airport

The Viracocha Tour - Holidays to Landmark Tours

Landmark Tours

Viracocha Tour

21 Nights from £5,147 €5,276 $5,691

A cross-continent odyssey from beaches to the high Andean mountains, via remote villages, cosmopolitan cities, Inca archaeology and dramatic landscapes.

The Viracocha Tour
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21 Nights from £5,147 €5,276 $5,691

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Departure flight

    Day 2 - Full Day Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 3 - Rio de Janeiro at Leisure

  2. Day 4 - Visit Iguassu Falls

  3. Day 5 - Travel to Buenos Aires

    Day 6 - Tour of Buenos Aires

    Day 7 - Buenos Aires At Leisure

  4. Day 9 - Tour of Sucre

    Day 10 - Tarabuco Sunday Market

    Day 11 - Day-trip to Potosí

  5. Day 12 - Fly to La Paz

    Day 13 - City tour La Paz

  6. Day 14 - Sun Island

    Day 15 - Puno

  7. Day 16 - Andean Explorer Train to Cusco

    Day 17 - Sacred Valley of the Incas Tour

  8. Day 18 - Machu Picchu tour

    Day 19 - Machu Picchu at Leisure

  9. Day 20 - Cusco

  10. Day 21 - Fly to Lima

    Day 22 - Flight back home

    Day 23 - Arrive home

The Shaman Tour - Holidays to Landmark Tours

Landmark Tours

Shaman Tour

28 Nights from £9,643 €10,671 $11,535

Cross the continent and cruise deep into the Amazon Rainforest. Enjoy cosmopolitan cities, colonial heritage, stunning Andean landscapes and the magnificen…

The Shaman Tour
Tours in Landmark Tours

28 Nights from £9,643 €10,671 $11,535

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Departure from the UK

    Day 2 - Buenos Aires at Leisure

    Day 3 - Buenos Aires City Tour

    Day 4 - Buenos Aires at Leisure

  2. Day 5 - Iguazu Falls, Argentinian side

    Day 6 - Iguassu Falls, Brazilian side

  3. Day 7 - Full Day Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 8 - Rio de Janeiro at Leisure

  4. Day 9 - Flight to Salvador

    Day 10 - Salvador City Tour

    Day 11 - Salvador at Leisure

  5. Day 12 - Brasília City Tour

  6. Day 13 - Manaus tour

    Days 14 - 17 - Cruise in the Amazon rainforest

  7. Day 18 - Transfer to Lima

    Day 19 - Lima City Tour

  8. Day 20 - Fly to La Paz

    Day 21 - La Paz City Tour

  9. Day 22 - Lake Titicaca

    Day 23 - Uros & Taquile Islands

  10. Day 24 - Andean Explorer Train to Cusco

    Day 25 - Sacred Valley of the Incas Full Day Tour

  11. Day 26 - By Vistadome Train to Machu Picchu

    Day 27 - Machu Picchu at Leisure

  12. Day 28 - Cusco Tour

    Day 29 - Cusco at Leisure

    Day 30 - Departure

The Osorno Tour - Holidays to Landmark Tours

Landmark Tours

Osorno Tour

22 Nights from £5,402 €5,582 $6,022

A cross-continent adventure with alpine and Andean scenery, tropical beaches, cosmopolitan cities, magnificent waterfalls and colonial and Inca heritage.

The Osorno Tour
Tours in Landmark Tours

22 Nights from £5,402 €5,582 $6,022

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Departure

    Day 2 - Half day Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 3 - Rio de Janeiro at Leisure

  2. Day 4 - Iguassu Falls, Brazilian side

    Day 5 - Iguazu Falls, Argentinian side

  3. Day 6 - Full Day Tour of Buenos Aires

    Day 7 - Buenos Aires at Leisure

  4. Day 8 - Flight to Bariloche, Argentine Lake District

    Day 9 - Full Day Tour of the Lake District 

    Day 10 - Andean Lake Crossing to Chile

  5. Day 11 - Flight to Santiago de Chile

    Day 12 - Tour of Santiago

    Day 13 - Santiago at Leisure

  6. Day 14 - Fly to La Paz

    Day 15 - City tour La Paz

    Day 16 - Lake Titicaca

  7. Day 17 - Andean Explorer Train Journey to Cusco

    Day 18 - Sacred Valley of the Incas Full Day Tour 

  8. Day 19 - Machu Picchu by Vistadome Train

    Day 20 - Machu Picchu at Leisure 

  9. Day 21 - Tour of Cusco

  10. Day 22 - Lima

    Day 23 - Return flight

The Montecristi Tour - Holidays to Landmark Tours

Landmark Tours

Montecristi Tour

17 Nights from £4,166 €4,099 $4,415

The stunning setting of Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana on the Beach and high on Lake Titicaca, with a luxury train journey across Andean mountain landscapes to…

The Montecristi Tour
Tours in Landmark Tours

17 Nights from £4,166 €4,099 $4,415

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Arrive at Rio de Janeiro in the evening

    Day 2 - Full Day Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 3-5 - At Leisure in Rio de Janeiro

  2. Day 6 - Transfer to La Paz

    Day 7 - Tour of La Paz

  3. Day 8 - Lake Titicaca

    Day 9 - Journey from Lake Titicaca to Cusco

  4. Day 10 - Sacred Valley of the Incas

    Day 11 - Tour of Cusco & nearby Inca sites

  5. Day 12-13 - Visit Machu Picchu

  6. Day 14 - Lima city tour

    Day 15 - Lima & Departure  

The Cataratas Tour - Holidays to Landmark Tours

Landmark Tours

Cataratas Tour

14 Nights from £3,902 €3,782 $4,072

Magnificent waterfalls, cosmopolitan cities and Lake District landscapes. The stunning setting of Rio de Janeiro, modern lifestyle and cuisine contrasts wi…

The Cataratas Tour
Tours in Landmark Tours

14 Nights from £3,902 €3,782 $4,072

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1  - Departure from the UK

    Day 2 - Santiago City Tour

    Day 3 - Viña del Mar & Valparaiso Tour

    Day 4 - Santiago at Leisure

  2. Day 5 - Transfer to Puerto Varas

    Day 6 - Andean Lake Crossing

    Day 7 - Argentinean Lake District excursion

  3. Day 8 - Fly to Buenos Aires

    Day 9 - Buenos Aires City Tour

    Day 10 - Buenos Aires at Leisure

  4. Days 11 - 12 - Iguazu Falls, Argentinian side

    Days 13 - Iguazu Falls, Brazilian side & Rio de Janeiro

  5. Day 14 - Rio de Janeiro City Tour

    Day 15 - Rio de Janeiro at Leisure

    Day 16 - Departure

The Encantada Tour - Holidays to Landmark Tours

Landmark Tours

Encantada Tour

17 Nights from £5,394 €5,572 $6,012

Cruise the Galapagos Islands and experience the culture and Inca heritage of the Andean region. Option to continue to Lake Titicaca, La Paz and the stunnin…

The Encantada Tour
Tours in Landmark Tours

17 Nights from £5,394 €5,572 $6,012

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Departure

    Day 2 - Quito City Tour

    Day 3 - Otavala market

  2. Days 4 - 10 - Cruise the Galapagos Islands

  3. Day 11 - Flight to Lima

    Day 12 - Lima City Tour

  4. Day 13 - Flight to Cusco

    Day 14 - Cusco city tour

  5. Day 15 - Sacred Valley of the Incas Tour

  6. Day 16 - Machu Picchu by Vistadome Train

    Day 17 - Machu Picchu at Leisure

    Day 18 - Departure or Extension (see options below)

  7. Day 18 - Cusco at Leisure

    Day 19 - Andean Explorer Train to Lake Titicaca

    Day 20 - Uros Islands

    Day 21 - Sun Island & Transfer to La Paz

    Day 22 - La Paz City Tour

  8. Day 23 - Flight to Rio de Janeiro

    Day 24 - Christ the Redeemer Excursion

    Days 25 - 26 - Rio de Janeiro at Leisure

    Day 26 - Flight back to UK

    Day 27 - Arrive home

The Heritage Tour - Holidays to Group Tours

Group Tours

Heritage Tour

12 Nights from £3,164 €2,896 $3,113

Enjoy cosmopolitan Buenos Aires, admire Iguassu magnificent waterfalls, explore the majestic setting, Royal history and vibrancy of Rio de Janeiro and disc…

The Heritage Tour
Tours in Group Tours

12 Nights from £3,164 €2,896 $3,113

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Itinerary Summary

  1. Day 1 - Overnight travel to Argentina

    Day 2 - Join Group in Buenos Aires

    Day 3 - Guided City Tour of Buenos Aires

    Day 4 - Day at Leisure in Buenos Aires

  2. Day 5 - Travel to Iguazu

    Day 6 - Explore the Argentinean Falls

    Day 7 - Explore the Brazilian Falls

  3. Day 8 - City Tour of Rio de Janeiro

    Day 9 - Day at Leisure in Rio de Janeiro

    Day 10 - Day at Leisure in Rio de Janeiro

  4. Day 11 - Travel to Salvador da Bahia

    Day 12 - Guided City Tour of Salvador

    Day 13 - Day at Leisure in Salvador

    Day 14 - Tour Ends in Salvador

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