Brazil’s Natural Delights


Brazil’s Natural Delights


17 Days / 16 Nights

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Brazil is massive country with  a huge variety of geographical areas, culture and biodiversity. Wether you prefer the beaches, the deep jungle or the big cities, nature is wild and wonderful in this country. We have developed this itinerary to try and cover as much of the country as we can, so that you can experience the vastness of its incredible wildlife and its full range of biodiversity and  in the different geographical regions. Whether you want the experience of the impressive waterfalls of Iguazu, The vibrant beach City of Rio, the deep dark jungle of the Pantanal, The amazon rainforest, or some time in the countryside on a ranch, we can guarantee that you will Experience Brazil to the maximum!

Special features of our Brazil’s Natural delights tour: 

Type of Tourism:  Adventure, Nature, Geographical, Coast and Beaches, Jungle, Waterfalls

Places to Visit:  Iguazu, Rio de Janeiro, Manaus, The Amazon, Isla de Marajó, Belem, Pantanal, Sao Paolo

Duration: 17 Days and 16 Nights. 

Type of Service: Private and shared tours. 

Accommodation: 3 star accommodation at most destinations that you will visit. These hotels, pousadas and lodges have been carefully chosen and we can guarantee that you will feel comfortable and your every need catered for! 




Today is arrival day to Foz do Iguazu to start your adventure! Our driver will e waiting at the Foz airport to collect you and take you to your hotel. You will have a free afternoon and evening to settle in and be prepared for the next few days’ activities!

    After breakfast, we will visit the Brazilian side of the Falls and head into the Foz do Iguazu National Park, on the Brazilian side of the border. This park surrounds the Iguazu waterfalls on this side of the border, with incredible panoramic viewing points and even a special elevator, specially constructed for viewing purposes. We will then head over the border to the Argentinian side of these magnificent waterfalls Including the train to the biggest fall, The Devil ´s throat.

      After breakfast, we will head to the airport for our flight to the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro. Your guide will be waiting at the airport to take you to the hotel for the evening. 

        Today we will head out to the Corcovado better known as Christ the Redeemer. The views from the Corcovado hill are spectacular with the bay and beaches of Rio below us. On our Jeep tour, we will head to the largest urban forest in the world, The Tijuca National Park. This park is the home of many plants and wildlife that were at risk of extinction.

          After breakfast, we will visit the famous UNESCO world heritage site of Sugarloaf mountain for spectacular views over Rio. The Pao de Azucar resembles a big loaf from a distance and forms part of the classic Rio skyline. We will then head off to the Botanical Gardens with over 6500 different plant species  and 140 different species of birds!

            Today, we will pick you up from the hotel to head to the Rio airport for our flight to Manaus, in the Amazon jungle. We will head to the hotel and settle in for the evening.

              After breakfast, we will head to The Meeting of the Waters, where the Rio Negro and The Solimoes River run parallel for over 6 km before they meet at the beginning of what is known as the Amazon river. We will then head back to the lodge for dinner and overnight stay.

                Today we will head out on a morning nature hike to experience the flora and fauna of the Amazon River. After lunch, we will then head out on a fishing tour to the Caboclo house to see if we can catch a piranha or 2!

                  Today after breakfast, we will leave the Amazon for Belém. Our driver will take us to the airport for a flight to the city of Belém where we will spend the evening.

                    Today, we will have an early morning transfer to the Belem pier, to take the boat to Marajó On arrival, we will be collected from the airport to head to our lodge for the evening. We can take advantage of a number of activities on the eco ranch.

                      Today, we have a free day to experience the many activities to the full at this eco resort. We will have dinner and spend the night at the ranch.

                        Today we leave the Island and head back to Belém. We will have a free afternoon to explore the city. 

                          After breakfast we will head to the airport of Belem for our flight to Cuiaba airport and transfer to your pousada. In the evening, we will enjoy a delicious piranha soup is served as an appetizer before dinner and overnight stay at the pousada. 

                            Today after breakfast, we will head out on horseback to ride through the jungle of the Pantanal. After lunch, we will take a boat ride through the Pantanal to do some wildlife spotting after which we will return to the pousada for dinner. We will then head out in a jeep for some nocturnal animal spotting

                              We will enjoy an ecological walk through the jungle. After lunch we will take a boat trip down the river and along the riverbanks to go caiman feeding and as it gets dark we will once more head out for some nocturnal animal spotting.

                                Today, we will wake up early to enjoy a canoe trip to see the spectacular sunrise. We will enjoy our final breakfast before our transport to the Cuiaba airport for our flight to Sao Paulo. Our driver will be waiting at the airport to take us to our hotel.

                                  After breakfast we will visit the beautiful parks of Sao Paulo. We will then have an airport drop off in time for your International flight back home, or on to your next exciting destination!

                                    WHAT'S INCLUDED

                                    • Accommodation, tours and services as per itinerary 
                                    • Meals and drinks when mentioned 
                                    • All transfers in air-conditioning transportation and include guide, except when otherwise mentioned. 
                                    • Mandatory hotel taxes

                                    WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

                                    • Visits, services, meals and drinks not mentioned above 
                                    • Personal expenses 
                                    • International and domestic air flights (unless specified) 
                                    • TIP for the guide and driver 
                                    • Hotel and airport porterage taxes 
                                    • Hotel city taxes 

                                    Trip Preparation & FAQS

                                    Each trip is customizable, but there may be additional restrictions and expenses in each case. We suggest contacting your sales representative for more information.

                                    Part of our protocols involve procedures such as:

                                    -Hydroalcoholic gel in all the vehicles

                                    -Use of masks by our drivers, guides and recommendation for our clients;

                                    -Full-time cleaning of the vehicles (doors and all the most-touched surfaces) and the hands of our staff

                                    -Recommendation of bigger vehicles for groups to keep one seat free besides each guest

                                    -Individual headphones for groups to keep the necessary distance.

                                    We do not include travel or health insurance and we strongly recommend a comprehensive travel insurance for any unexpected circumstances. This is not obligatory, however. An full travel insurance policy that covers cancellations and delays as well as medical insurance.

                                    We suggest that you speak with your doctor to ensure that you are up-to-date with the recommended vaccinations when traveling to the destination. In any case, a negative Coronavirus Molecular Test (PCR) is needed to enter the country.

                                    We suggest that you speak with your doctor to ensure what medications you will need to bring to the destination. Pharmacies and drugstores are common in all cities, however, it is not certain that you will be able to find a specific drug that you can find in your country of origin.

                                    As in any city in the world, there can be pickpockets in crowded places. We suggest being vigilant at all times, but if you are in a group you will always be safer.

                                    We do not include the cost of any domestic or international flight in any of our programs. These services must be booked independently by each guest.

                                    Yes, hotels will charge the cost of a double room as standard, so a single supplement will be charged if you are traveling alone.

                                    VA Expeditions is supported by Valencia Travel, a company with more than 12 years of foundation with a solid financial position. We have insurance from the insurance company La Positiva, that supports us and protects our guests from any eventuality at the destination, covering our guests for more than 5 million US dollars.

                                    Each trip is customizable, but there may be additional restrictions and expenses in each case. We suggest contacting your sales representative for more information.

                                    Yes, in addition to multi-day programs, we offer half-day experiences and excursions without overnight, which you can purchase as additional services. In case you wish to purchase one of these services, you can ask your guide, the transfer representative or your sales representative to provide you with the support you need.

                                    Yes, you can add additional or optional services to your regular tour. We appreciate contacting your sales representative for any changes you wish to make.

                                    Yes, you can travel with children and we have many activities to do as a family, however, depending on your itinerary, some experiences can be a bit demanding for young children. As a recommendation, we suggest that you ask your sales consultant if the tour you wish to book is suitable for children.

                                    We work with a maximum group size of 12 passengers for sustainability reasons and a more personaized experience.

                                    We suggest making your reservations at least one month before your trip in order to reserve the best hotels, transportation and services for your travel dates, however, in last minute cases, we can reserve up to 15 days in advance.

                                    We suggest consulting with your embassy to review any documents, tests or special visa you need for your trip.

                                    The official currency in Brasil is the Brazilean Real (BRL). In large cities there is a good chance that you will find ATMs or ATMs, however, we suggest that you do not rely entirely on this solution, as it may not be enabled to work with your bank.

                                    Yes, we cater for all special dietary requirements. Please let us know at the time of booking if you have any allergies or special dietary needs.

                                    As a sustainable travel company, we are in constant search of how we can improve the sustainability of our operations, intensifying our support for social projects, reinforcing our commitment to the development of our country, and adding community-based responsible experiences as we are also committed to support their recovery. In partnership with local NGOs, we launched our Sustainability and Reforestation seal, where for each apartment booked with us in the Amazon, a tree seedling will be planted in the forest. Our idea is to develop an increasingly conscientious tourism and help preserve this spectacular biome.

                                    Tips are not included in the cost of the tour. You should plan to tip 10% in restaurants and for your guided services, however, tipping is never required.

                                    Cultural norms vary within each Latin American country, even within each city within the country, however, we recommend the following measures to have a pleasant visit in each destination: Latin American culture in general tends to be closer and more informal than in others cultures, so there is usually always a friendly approach in all conversations, and going directly to the point could be considered offensive to some people. Personal space can be much shorter as well, but without being interpreted as sexual in nature. 

                                    The schedules are also usually more relaxed and informal, however, this is not the case of VA EXPEDITIONS, since we will always respect the hours indicated in your itinerary. This may be different for other appointments that you can book on your own at other locations.

                                    This depends on each itinerary, and will be indicated in the detail of the day. However, our itineraries always usually include free times to offer more flexibility to our guests. 

                                    For any emergency, we appreciate contacting the following number:  + 55 21 99735-7446

                                    It is through travel that we want to give each individual the opportunity to reconnect and positively transform themselves, positively develop traditional Brazilian communities and promote Brazil as a responsible tourism destination.

                                    All our guests have 24/7 support for any type of emergency or eventuality. For emergencies you can contact the following number:  + 55 21 99735-7446. For general inquiries, you can write to us at the following email: 

                                    This depends on each itinerary, but generally is a ratio of one guide for every nine guests.

                                    This depends on the type of the type of Travel insurance that the passenger has. We recommend that you have a comprehensive travel insurance policy for better care and hospital facilities.

                                    The tours are carried out by an expert team that has determined the optimal times of visits to make the most of our guests' time, without rushing. All our programs are customizable, so if at any time at the destination you want to adjust the pace of the trip, you can ask your guide to reach a consensus with the whole group in case you need to make adjustments to the pace of the trip.

                                    Yes, you can safely store any luggage at your hotel.

                                    For city tours, there are public bathrooms available, in remote destinations bathroom facilities are more sparse.

                                    In the mountains and remote places there is no Internet connection. Hotels and public places usually have WIFI available.

                                    In cities and tourist centers you will have good telephone reception. In remote areas, there may be no cell phone reception.

                                    It depends on each itinerary. We suggest contacting your account representative to give you specific information regarding your  program.

                                    We suggest that you bring a refillable water bottle or purchase bottled water if necessary. Depending on your destination, at various points on your trip there will be places where you can fill your water bottle.

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