Begin your tour of Brazil’s big cities in capital Brasilia, best-known for its stunning architecture representative of Oscar Niemeyer. Look out for the 60m high arches of Juscelino Kubitschek bridge. Next, travel to Rio de Janeiro to explore the famous Copacabana beach, Sugarloaf mountain and downtown Rio. Make sure to experience Rio’s famed nightlife, whether a simple caipirinha on the beach or a samba club to until the early hours. Wind down in the coastal town of Paraty, where you can see colonial architecture and go snorkelling in the Bay of Paraty. End your trip in cultural Sao Paulo’s museums, galleries and restaurants.

Key information

Destinations Rio de Janeiro, Paraty, Brasilia, São Paulo
Activity Beach, Nature & Wildlife, Culture
Physical Level Easy
Season Season January - December

Where to stay

Classic

Pousada do Cais

Located opposite the wharf and only 900 yards from Praia do Pontal Beach, Pousada do Cais offers stylish accommodation in the heart of Paraty's pretty historic centre. Comfortable rooms feature parquet floors and timber furnishings, with select suites offering ocean views and balconies.

Classic

Mirador Rio Copacabana Hotel

Situated just 700 yards from Copacabana Beach, Mirador Rio offers guests comfortable rooms, a buffet breakfast, restaurant serving local and international cuisine, sauna and fitness centre and an outdoor swimming pool boasting panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro.

Deluxe

Miramar Hotel by Windsor

Located opposite Copacabana Beach, the Miramar Hotel by Windsor features luxurious accommodation in the heart of one of Rio's most popular neighbourhoods. Guests can enjoy the outdoor green granite pool with panoramic views of the coast, fully-equipped gym, rooftop bar and restaurant.

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This route booked with one of our specialist tour operators would cost from $2,927pp. Pricing varies by accommodation class, and can be tailored to suit your budget.

Pricing is typically inclusive of hotels, transfers, meals, and all guided excursions and activities.

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