Special Offer Brazil Coast Route 2014 Scheduled Groups

Travel offer to Brazil

14 days - 13 nights

Salvador - Chapada Diamantina - Paraty - Ilha Grande - Rio de Janeiro

Day 1: Origin - Salvador

Day 2: Salvador

Day 3: Salvador - Chapada Diamantina

Day 4: Chapada Diamantina

Day 5: Chapada Diamantina

Day 6: Chapada Diamantina - Salvador

Day 7: Salvador - Rio de Janeiro - Paraty

Day 8: Paraty

Day 9: Paraty - Angra dos Reis - Ilha Grande

Day 10: Ilha Grande

Day 11: Ilha Grande - Rio de Janeiro

Day 12: Rio de Janeiro

Day 13: Rio de Janeiro

Day 14: Rio de Janeiro - Destination

Complete Information



• Standard accommodation in pousadas/hotels with breakfast

o Salvador: Pousada do Pilar (www.pousadadopilar.com) or similar
o Chapada Diamantina: Pousada canto no Bosque (www.pousada-lencois.com) or similar
o Paraty: Pousada do Principe (www.pousadadoprincipe.com.br) or similar
o Ilha Grande: Pousada Naturalia (www.pousadanaturalia.net) or similar
o Rio de Janeiro: Hotel Atlantis Copacabana (www.atlantishotel.com.br) or similar

• Tours included with Private Guide (in Spanish, English, German, French & Italian) 

o Welcoming with bilingual guide and visit to the city of Lençois in Chapada Diamantina.

• National flight SSAGIG/SDU (taxes included)

• Meeting with bilingual guide on day 1 and 11 from the itinerary (Rio and Salvador) to get information of the city and optional activities. 

• Regular transfers IN + OUT without guide

• 24h support guide (telephone)

Not Included:

Not Included:
·         International flights and airport taxes
·         Optional Excursions
·         Meals except breakfast unless specified
·         Drinks, tips and personal extras
·         Anything not mentioned as included

Guaranteed Departure with 2 pax
International Groups
Includes National Flights
Optional Upgrade in Hotels Category
ITINERARY: Salvador – Chapada Diamantina – Paraty – Ilha Grande – Rio de Janeiro
DURATION: 14 days
DATES:  25/01 – 15/02 – 22/03 – 14/04 - 17/05 – 09/08 – 20/09 – 18/10 – 22/11 – 13/12
PRICE (per person in DBL room in groups from 2 to 14 people): 1.135€
Supplement SGL (per person in SGL room in groups from 2 to 14 people): 335€
DAY 1 – Origin – Salvador
Airport arrival at Salvador. Salvador is the cradle of the Afro-Brazilian culture and offers the visitor many popular amusements with its cuisine, music, enchantment and cheerfulness. From the airport, transfer to the pousada, located near downtown, known as the Pelourinho. Here we will find the most important architectural collection of Hispanic-America, and it is also the meeting point for all the locals. At night, at 7pm, we will meet in the hotel/pousada lobby with a guide who will tell us about the tours available to visit the main attractions of the city. Accommodation.
DAY 2 – Salvador (B)
Free morning to take optional tours. We recommend taking a tour to get to know the Vida Bahiana, the lifestyle of Salvador’s inhabitants. The optional activity includes a visit to the market of Sao Joaquim and afterwards a visit to the historic downtown, where it is possible to spot different places representing the city’s culture and art. In the afternoon you will have free time to take part in other optional activities, which include a visit to the Pelourinho from either an African or historical viewpoint. Accommodation.
DAY 3 – Salvador – Chapada Diamantina (B)
Early morning transfer to Salvador bus station where we will leave for Lençóis. Upon arrival we will be welcomed by the guide who will take us through this beautiful town known as the Diamond Capital, which was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1973. Strolling through the streets, we will see well conserved colonial houses from the late XIX century. With the end of mining and the creation of the Chapada Diamantina National Park, tourism has become an important development source for the region. Accommodation.
DAY 4 & 5 – Chapada Diamantina (B)
The days are free to take optional tours. There are many possibilities in this region including trekking/hiking tours to Fumaça Falls or Paty Valley, cavern tours to Lapa Doce and Pratinha caves or Poço Azul and Poço Encantado caves, bike tours to Marimbus, or more relaxed walks to nearby waterfalls. Also, we can take a historic tour around the city and visit old mining little towns around the region such as Igatu. Accommodation.

DAY 6 – Lençóis – Salvador (B)
In the morning we will travel on land to Salvador bus station and transfer to the pousada in Salvador. The afternoon is free to take optional tours or just walk around downtown for art craft shopping. Accommodation.
DAY 7 – Salvador – Rio de Janeiro – Paraty (B)
In the morning we will transfer to Salvador airport to travel to the airport of Rio de Janeiro. From there, we will transfer by land to the town of Paraty, a well preserved colonial relic from the architectural perspective. This spot is where all the treasures from Minas Gerais arrived via Estrada Real before embarking for the Iberian Peninsula. Accommodation.
DAY 8 – Paraty (B)
Free day to take optional tours. We recommend a walking tour through the historic downtown, visiting its main churches and colonial houses. Here we will discover Paraty’s important role in the history of Brazil. Also, we can do other activities such as a boat tour at the Bay of Paraty where it is possible to see Brazil’s only fjord, a route along the pretty ecological trails of the nearby Serra da Bocaina, a visit to the social project of a quilombola community, or an excursion to the pristine beaches with emerald green waters. In the evening, we can have a walk along the streets of Paraty and enjoy live music in any of the local restaurants. Accommodation.
DAY 9 – Paraty – Angra dos Reis – Ilha Grande (B)
Land transfer to the coastal town of Angra dos Reis, where a ferry will be waiting to transport us to Vila do Abraao, the only town on Ilha Grande. We will check in at our hotel and begin to absorb the island’s relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. Accommodation.
DAY 10 – Ilha Grande (B)
Free day to relax in this paradise or take part in optional activities, like visiting the beach of Lopes Mendes, one of the most famous beaches in the country, a trip by boat around the island or the possibility of snorkeling inside a secluded grotto. Accommodation.
DAY 11 – Ilha Grande – Rio de Janeiro (B)
In the morning we will transfer by road to Rio de Janeiro. The Carioca City has a certain magical quality and offers the traveler a wide variety of touristic sites and a great number of leisure activities.   At night, at 7pm, we will meet in the hotel/pousada lobby with a guide who will tell us about the tours available to visit the main attractions of the city. Accommodation.
DAY 12 – Rio de Janeiro (B)
After breakfast, you have the option to take the metro to witness the lifestyle of Rio de Janeiro’s cariocas. This optional activity includes a guided walking tour in the historical and commercial downtown, highlighting the Cathedral and the Saara neighborhood. After that you can make a stop to taste the delicious carioca juice drinks and finish up having lunch in one of the oldest and most historical restaurants in Brazil. In the afternoon you will have free time to take part in various activities such as a trip to the Favela Rocinha or a visit to Pao d’Açucar. Accommodation.

DAY 13 – Rio de Janeiro (B)
Free day to take an optional excursion. You will be able to choose between a great variety of activities in Rio de Janeiro, including a visit to the Christ Corcovado, Maracaná, the National Park of Tijica, and the Botanical Gardens. There are also optional one-day trips outside the city such as a visit to Petrópolis, Niteroi or Buzios. Accommodation.
DAY 14 – Rio de Janeiro – Destination (B)
We will transfer to Rio de Janeiro airport for departure to our destination. 
B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner