coconutgoed.gif

CLASSIC BRAZIL

Visit of SALVADOR / FOZ DO IGUAÇU / RIO DE JANEIRO 

 

Stay in following hotels :

Category 4 * (local standards) 
 

SALVADOR – VILA GALE SALVADOR or similar

http://www.vilagale.com/pt/hoteis/brasil/vila-gale-salvador

 

FOZ DO IGUAÇU - GOLDEN PARK INTERNACIONAL or similar http://www.nacionalinn.com.br/

 

RIO DE JANEIRO - GOLDEN TULIP CONTINENTAL or similar http://www.goldentulipcontinental.com/

 

Observations: 

 

-  If the mentioned hotels are not available when the travel is confirmed, We reserves the right to offer you similar hotels with no rate change.

 

-  Check in from 14.00 / Check out before noon. 

CLASSIC BRAZIL

Day 1 | Saturday - Salvador  

 

Arrival at the Salvador’s airport, a guide will welcome you. Transfer to the hotel (check in at 02PM). 

 

*Regular transfer for arrivals between 9:00AM and 11:00AM. In case of private transfer for arrival in different times, please consult prices at the end of this document. 

Half Day: Historical Visit at Salvador 

World Heritage by Unesco in 1985 and completely rehabilitated in 1993. The neighborhood, a veritable digest of colonial Brazil has four segments: Terceiro de Jesus Maciel, Largo do Pelourinho and Carmo. Located in the upper

town, the Pelourinho, the historic heart of the city,

contains        most    of         the       monument     Salvador

(cathedrals, churches, convents, sobrados), one discovers haphazard places or cobblestone streets. Visit the Cathedral Basilica, built in the seventeenth century, considered a real masterpiece of colonial baroque. It is especially famous for its beautiful Jacaranda dressers, a masterpiece of art Jesuit in Brazil.

Visit the church and monastery Sao Francisco, located in Maciel sector. Built in the late seventeenth century, the church "gold" towers coated Azulejos monochrome is remarkable for its interior decoration, one of the finest examples of Brazilian Baroque

 

Lunch or dinner at local restaurant, according to the arrival time at Salvador.

 

Cachaça tasting or artisanal ice cream tasting during the visit.

 

Optional: Folk show at the Miguel Santana Theater (closed Sunday and Tuesday)

 

Overnight at the hotel. 

Day 2 | Sunday - Salvador

Breakfast at the Hotel. 

 

Day at leisure

 

Optional : Relaxion day and visits to Praia do Forte, ecological refuge from the coast of coconut trees, distant about 60km from Salvador. Free time to swim in the beautiful beaches and also to the small fishing village. Lunch included at a local restaurant. 

             

 

Dinner and overnight at the hotel

 

Day 3 | Monday – Salvador – Foz do Iguaçu

Breakfast at the Hotel. 

 

Transfer to Salvador airport. Assistance to check in and departure to Foz do Iguaçu.

 

Suggested domestic flight (not included): JJ3663 SSA/GRU  08h34/12h00 et

JJ3559 GRU/IGU 13h05/14h55

 

 

Welcome and transfer to the hotel or to the National Park, according arrival time.  

Iguaçu Falls – visit to the Brazilian side.

You take a trail that will take you closer to one of the most spectacular falls. The overview is simply great,

because although the vast majority of falls is Argentinean side, the show meanwhile, gives rather

the Brazilian side.

 

Optional : Zodiac boat ride Macuco Safari.

 

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.  

Day 4 | Tuesday – Foz do Iguaçu

Breakfast at the Hotel. 

Iguaçu Falls – visit to the argentine side.

You take the walkways, the view of the precipice is fascinating and the sensations are multiple: rumbling water, huge rainbows, splashes and

further, parrots flights and fauna above the deep green jungle. 

Lunch  during the visit at a local restaurant 

 

Optional : Zodiac boat ride Gran Aventura. 

 

Visit a local market with possibility to taste "empanadas" and the local wine (consumption not included).

 

 

Optional : Overflight the fall in a helicopter  

 

 

 

Dinner at leisure.  

 

Overnight at the hotel.  

Day 5 | Wednesday – Foz do Iguaçu – Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the Hotel. 

 

Optional : Visit at the Birds Parc. Enormous aviary of parrots, macaws, hummingbirds, toucans and many birds typical of the subtropical forest.

 

Transfer to Foz do Iguaçu airport. Assistance with check in and departure to Rio de Janeiro. 

 

Suggested domestic flight (not included):JJ 3186 IGU/GIG 12h53/14h45

 

Arrival at Rio de Janeiro airport, welcome by the guide and transfer to the hotel. 

 

Optional : Samba class and night at Rio Scenarium (from Tuesday to Saturday - samba class at 09PM - regularly in service). Not included: hotel / transfer during samba and Rio Scenarium / hotel 

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.  

 

Day 6 | Thursday – Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the Hotel. 

Half Day: Corcovado Visit 

Visit the famous Corcovado (Christ), which owes its name to the shape of the mountain which rises to over 700 m above the city. It is here that Christ Redeemer, huge soapstone statue (30m statue, 8m pedestal, 28m wide), the work of the French sculptor Paul Landowski, was built and inaugurated in 1931. It is from here where

it can be seen, opening his arms and symbolizing,

beyond Rio, the good tradition of of welcome and

hospitality of the Brazilian people. Lunch at buffet local restaurant  

Fruit tasting in a local market 

Optional: Visit to the donwton and Santa Tereza neighbohood.  

OR 

Optional: Visit to Maracanã stadium 

Overnight at the hotel.  

 

Day 7 | Friday – Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the Hotel. 

 

Half Day: Sugar Loaf Visit 

Visit the famous Sugar Loaf, another symbol of Rio, with Corcovado. Ascent by cable car to the top. From its 395 meters, the granite rock dominates the entire city and Guanabara Bay. It is here, in this sublime bay one morning in January 1502 of the Portuguese sailors, landed. Believing in the estuary of a river, they named

the site "Rio de Janeiro" (River of January). Only thirty

years later they colonized the place to finally lay the first stone "Sao Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro," on March 1st, 1565. From the top of the Rock, the view is splendid and great. It embraces the entire city: on one side, the beaches of Ipanema and Leblon, Copacabana, Corcovado and the other center, Flamengo and rocky chaos of the Guanabara Bay.  

Optional : Rio helicopter overflight from Morro da Urca. 

 

Before arrive at the hotel, stop at a kiosk at the beach to taste a coconut water. 

 

Dinner at nearby restaurant from the hotel, walking transfer with guide. 

 

Overnight at the hotel.  

 

Day 8 | Saturday – Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at the Hotel. 

 

Check out, hotel rooms will be available until midday. 

 

Time to enjoy the last day in Rio freely. A book of good addresses will be provided.

 

Transfer to Rio de Janeiro international airport. Assistance with check in and departure.  

7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS CIRCUIT (arrival on Saturday) 

 

Limited to 20 participants per departure

2016 – BRAZIL DATES

RATES PER PERSON IN DOUBLE OR TWIN
1.025 euro

single supplement / 338 euro

departure dates :

from 16/01 to 23/01

from 13/02 to 20/02

from 12/03 to 19/03

from 09/04 to 16/04
from 30/04 to 07/05

from 14/05 to 21/05
from 01/10 to 08/10
from 29/10 to 05/11

from 12/11 to 19/11

from 03/12 to 10/12
 

EXTAS COSTS

Individual room (SGL)

US$ 302.00
 

OPTIONAL VISITS 

Rates per person with 2 participants minimum (except helicopter flights)

 

Salvador : Folk show at the Miguel Santana Theater

(closed Sunday and Tuesday)

92 euro

Salvador : Day at Praia do Forte with lunch

145 euro

Foz do Iguaçu : Zodiac boat ride Macuco Safari.

153 euro

Foz do Iguaçu Zodiac boat ride Gran Aventura.

135 euro

Foz do Iguaçu : Overflight helicopter falls (duration :

10 min – minimum 03 pax)

175 euro

Foz do Iguaçu : Visit to Bird Parc

53 euro

Rio de Janeiro: Samba class and night at Rio Scenarium

(from Tuesday to Saturday - samba class at 09PM - regularly in service). Not included: hotel / transfer during samba and Rio Scenarium / hotel

208 euro

Rio de Janeiro : Visit to the downtown and Santa Tereza neighborhood.

84 euro

Rio de Janeiro: Visit to Maracanã stadium

98 euro

Rio de Janeiro: Rio helicopter overflight (duration : 6/7 min – minimum 3 pax)

134 euro
 

Private car and guide included for all these optional tours except:

- Overflight by helicopter from the Morro da Urca can be achieved during the visit of Sugar Loaf; - the Rio samba classes, according mentioned above.

 

 

General Conditions 

 

Rates in euro per person. 

Departures and prices guaranteed for a minimum of 2 passengers. 

 

This quotation includes:  

Accommodation in double / twin or single with extra cost 

Transfers airport / hotel / airport 

Tours and meals mentioned in the program 

Local guide during transfers, tours and meals outside hotels 

All taxes 

 

This quotation does not include: 

Beverage 

Tours and meals not mentioned in the program 

Optional tours 

International / Domestic Flights 

Insurance 

Tips for the guides and drivers 

Luggage carriers  

 

Extra info :

The PLUS Passion Brazil SERVICE

 

 

*  A typical lunch in the heart of the historic neighborhood of Pelourinho ; 

 

*  The wonderful visit of Iguaçu Falls; 

 

*  Discovering of an Argentine Market with the opportunity to taste “empanadas” and argentine wine; 

 

*  The visit of the unforgettable Corcovado with the famous Christ statue;

 

*  Cable car ride up Sugar Loaf;

 

*  Fruits tasting in a local market at de Rio;

 

*  Tasting of coconut water in a kiosk on the seafront, as a true "carioca".