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Amazon Jungle - Brazil Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF SOUTH AMERICA 214

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Day 1: Rio De Janeiro

Welcome to Brazil! Upon your arrival into Rio de Janeiro's international airport you will be met by our local representative and transferred to your hotel for check in. Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight at the Golden Tulip Continental.

Day 2: Rio De Janeiro

Today enjoy a half day excursion to the iconic Corcovado, the famous statue of Christ that looms over the city. We'll travel by train and enjoy a BBQ lunch. Overnight at the Golden Tulip Continental.

Day 3: Rio De Janeiro

Today enjoy a half day tour of Sugar Loaf. The Sugar Loaf is a worldwide symbol of Rio de Janeiro. This visit is taken in two stages - The first one called "Morro da Urca" is 220 meters high, this mountain which is located in front of the famous "Sugar Loaf" and offers a beautiful panoramic view of the Guanabara`s Bay when going up Sugar Loaf by cable car. Second stage the "Sugar Loaf" itself 395 meters high above the sea level - offering an incomparable panoramic view of Rio's skyline from one side. Overnight at the Golden Tulip Continental.

Day 4: Rio De Janeiro

Day at leisure for you to enjoy Rio your way. Overnight at the Golden Tulip Continental.

Day 5: Rio De Janeiro - Amazon Jungle - Brazil

This morning we will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Manaus. Arriving into Manaus you will be collected and taken to the Amazon Ecopark Jungle Lodge. At reception enjoy a fresh juice drink before being shown your rooms. After check in enjoy an excursion to the "Monkey Jungle". Have lunch back at the lodge before visiting the homes of local Amazonian residents. Later this evening take a canoe ride for the opportunity to spot alligators.

Day 6: Amazon Jungle - Brazil

After breakfast this morning enjoy a nature hike. Along the way you will learn all about this fascinating ecosystem and the animals and plants that inhabit it. Lunch is taken back at the lodge. This afternoon enjoy a fishing tour.

Day 7: Amazon Jungle - Brazil

Today is a full day excursion by boat to see the "Meeting of the Waters". The Meeting of Waters (Portuguese: Encontro das Águas) is the confluence between the Rio Negro, a river with dark (almost black colored) water, and the sandy-colored Amazon River or Rio Solimões, as it is known the upper section of the Amazon in Brazil. For 6 km (3.7 mi) the river's waters run side by side without mixing. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Manaus. Later this evening there will be the opportunity for piranha fishing.

Day 8: Amazon Jungle - Brazil

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning before we transfer you back to Manaus airport for your onward departure flight. End of services.