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Signature Brazil: Brazil at a glance

15 days from £3,450pp

(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)

Brazil / Iguazu Falls / The Amazon

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Overview & Highlights

The top highlights of Brazil: in Rio de Janeiro, Corcovado and Sugar Loaf mountains; fly to Iguazú Falls and then on to explore the Amazon rainforest. Continue to exotic, African-influenced Salvador before spending time on the beach in Praia do Forte.

This highlights holiday aims to show off the country at its best - Rio de Janeiro, a sensual city full of fun; Iguazú Falls, among the world’s most impressive cataracts; the wildlife jungles of the Amazon; Salvador,  the pulsating African heart of the country; and the sweeping palm-fringed beaches of Praia do Forte.

Each region of Brazil has its own traditions, arts and music, its own culinary specialities and its own natural wonders. The varied landscapes and palm-shaded beaches are gorgeous, while the multifarious cultural influences of Brazil's indigenous population, migrants from Europe, Portugal's African colonies, Japan and the Lebanon, are everywhere to be seen on this holiday to the absolute top sights.

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  • Guided excursion to Corcovado mountain and Christ the Redeemer statue, Rio de Janeiro
  • Guided excursion with cable car up Sugar Loaf mountain, Rio de Janeiro
  • The Brazilian and Argentine sides of the Iguazú Falls
  • Jungle excursions from the Amazon lodge
  • Walking tour of colonial Pelourinho, Salvador

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  • It is difficult to identify a highlight as the whole trip was so varied and memorable. However, the yurt and the landscapes in Torres del  Paine and Iguazu were spectacular.

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Heloise Buxton Travel Expert Heloise started her Latin American journey as an exchange student in Santiago, Chile. With extended summer holidays this was the perfect opportunity to backpack through Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.

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    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

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