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Brazilian Heritage

Brazil, the largest country in South America, oozes diversity in every sense. From its postcard-perfect panoramas to its vibrant population, there is never a dull moment in this spectacular country.
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Duration

14 Day(s)

Includes

Tours and Excursions

Board Basis

Bed and Breakfast

14 Day

Brazilian Heritage

From £ 1999/pp

OVERVIEW

Discover Brazil’s cultures with our Brazilian Heritage itinerary. This tour will take you to some of the country’s most culturally significant towns and cities where you will gain a deeper insight into the history of Brazil’s people. Your journey will begin in the energetic Rio de Janeiro, a seaside city that is famous for its carnivals, music and magnificent landscapes. Embark on a drive to Rio’s world-renowned sights before taking a walking tour to the city’s points of historical interest. Head to Ouro Preto, an old gold mining town that is characterised by its quaint cobblestone streets and colonial buildings that sit beside Aleijadinho’s designs. Complete the adventure in Salvador to be immersed in the rich Afro-Brazilian traditions; delight in a performance that showcases Bahia’s intricate history.


Itinerary

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Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Tours and Excursions
Arrival in Rio De Janeiro
Day: 1 | Arrival in Rio De Janeiro

Private transfer to your hotel

Arrive in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel, remainder of the day at leisure.


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Rio de Janeiro
Day: 2 | Rio de Janeiro

Explore the beautiful destination

Today comprises of a trip to Rio de Janeiro’s most famous landmarks. After breakfast, you will take a scenic drive along the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in the d... ...read more

Rio de Janeiro
Day: 3 | Rio de Janeiro

Day at leisure

Today spend time exploring Rio according to your interests, take a bike ride along the beaches, enjoy a game of beach volleyball or take a tour behind the scenes at a Samba school for ... ...read more

Rio de Janeiro-Petropolis
Day: 4 | Rio de Janeiro-Petropolis

Reach Petropolis

Have breakfast at your hotel before you transfer to Petrópolis, first established as the summer capital of the Brazilian Royal family by Dom Pedro II.

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Petrópolis-Tiradentes
Day: 5 | Petrópolis-Tiradentes

Take a tour of Petropolis

Begin your day with breakfast and prepare for a tour around the city of Petrópolis. The city is famous for museums, cultural activities and its proximity to na... ...read more

Tiradentes
Day: 6 | Tiradentes

Explore the town of Tiradentes

Wake up and have breakfast at your accommodation. Today you will explore two of Minas Gerais district’s most picturesque cities, both became rich during the go... ...read more

Travel to Ouro Preto
Day: 7 | Travel to Ouro Preto

Head to Ouro Preto

After breakfast, you will transfer to Ouro Preto, which prospered when gold was found in the surrounding areas. This rise in fortune led to many fine buildings... ...read more

Ouro Preto
Day: 8 | Ouro Preto

Take a tour around Ouro Preto

Today’s activity is a half-day walking tour around Ouro Preto where you will dive deep into the city’s history. The first stop is the Church of Saint Francis o... ...read more

Travel to Belo Horizonte
Day: 9 | Travel to Belo Horizonte

Explore Brazilian artwork and botanical collections

After breakfast, you can either transfer directly to Belo Horizonte or opt to take a detour to the Inhotim Institute, a giant outdoor gallery that is home to w... ...read more

Belo Horizonte
Day: 10 | Belo Horizonte

Day at leisure

There are no activities planned for today. We recommend starting the day with a leisurely breakfast at your hotel before venturing out into Belo Horizonte. 

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Travel to Salvador
Day: 11 | Travel to Salvador

Explore Salvadore

Check out of your hotel after breakfast and transfer to Salvador. You will arrive in Pelourinho, the historic centre of Salvador, where you will amble through ... ...read more

Salvador
Day: 12 | Salvador

Take a tour around the city

Today you will delight in the bright colours and unique Afro-Brazilian culture of the city of Salvador. A walking tour will take you into the heart of the city... ...read more

Salvador
Day: 13 | Salvador

Day at leisure

Today is at your leisure to discover the local area. 

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Departure
Day: 14 | Departure

Prepare to fly back home

Savour your final breakfast in Brazil before transferring to Salvador Airport for your flight back home. 

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