Ilha Grande is an ecological paradise located just off the coast of Brazil. With its 187 km of stunning beauty, it is home to 106 breathtaking beaches, majestic waterfalls and towering mountains. Visitors can explore the many national parks and protected areas throughout the island, making it a perfect destination for nature lovers.
RIO: Arrival to Rio de Janeiro – Sugar Loaf. Welcome to Rio de Janeiro, the city of mountains and sea, samba and carnival, and a relaxed way of life. You'll be transferred to your hotel along Copacabana Beach. You will begin your trip with a cable car ascent of Sugar Loaf Mountain, a tour of city sights, and a ride along the world-famous beaches. Accommodation.
RIO: Day at leisure to relax on the beach or enjoy the sidewalk cafes. Accommodation.
RIO: You will be taken to one of the Wonders of the World: The statue of Christ the Redeemer, which crowns the top of the Corcovado mountain with stunning views of Guanabara Bay, Sugar Loaf and the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema below. Accommodation.
RIO, SALVADOR: Fly to Salvador, where Brazil was born and the country's early history remains, both in colonial monuments and African folk culture. Arrival and transfer to your hotel. Get acquainted with the main folkloric manifestations of the Bahian culture! Accommodation.
SALVADOR: A historical tour of Salvador ventures from the colonial-era slave auction site and grandiose baroque Sao Francisco Church, to the newer Upper City. Accommodation.
SALVADOR: Enjoy a day at leisure to perhaps take in an optional tour to nearby cocoa plantations, cigar factories, and the pretty colonial towns of Cachoeira and Santo Amaro. Accommodation.
SALVADOR: After a morning at leisure, transfer to the airport for your overnight flight back home.