Marvellous Brazil - Rio & Buzios

This excellent twin centre holiday takes in both Rio de Janeiro and the charming beach town of Buzios

This 8 day itinerary takes in two special places in the Brazil without the need for taking any internal flights. Spend 4 nights exploring the sites and sounds of Rio before taking a road transfer to Buzios - a resort town merely 170kms north of Rio. With beaches offering calm, clear waters and the east coast open ocean coastline pulling in surfers alike, this resort town is a fantastic 3 night beach break from the thronging city of Rio.

Tour highlights

    • Enjoy excursions to both the Christ Redeemer statue and also the Sugarloaf mountain 
    • Free time to soak up the sun on Copacabana beach or to further explore Rio's amazing sights. 
    • Spend 3 nights in the chic resort town of Buzios which is only a three hours drive from Rio.  
    • Expert English speaking guides 
    • Direct flights possible from London Heathrow with British Airways (regional departures are also available)  
    • Itinerary can be tailor made to your requirements


Day 1

Arrival into Rio de Janeiro

You will arrive at Rio de Janeiro airport and be transferred to your hotel. Remainder of your day will be at leisure. 

Rio de Janeiro (River of January), commonly referred to simply as Rio, is the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil. Rio de Janeiro is famous for its natural settings, its carnival celebrations, samba, Bossa Nova and hotel-lined tourist beaches, such as Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon. Some of the most famous landmarks in addition to the beaches include the giant statue of Christ, known as Christ the Redeemer, named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World; Sugarloaf mountain (Pão de Açúcar) with its cable car, the Sambródromo, a giant permanent parade avenue lined with grandstands which is used during Carnival


INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 2

Sugarloaf mountain excursion

This morning you are free to enjoy the marvelous beaches.

In the afternoon, take a Sugarloaf Mountain and City tour - we will go to downtown Rio, passing by the principal points of interest, including the Cathedral, in the heart of this enchanting city. The tour then continues to the foot of the Sugar Loaf - Praia Vermelha area - where you are taken by cable-car to the mountain-top (ticket is included). Once there, you will enjoy the magnificent view as the sun sets over Copacabana Beach, before returning back to your hotel.


INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 3

Corcovado and Tijuca Forest excursion

In the morning, head out on the Corcovado and Tijuca Forest tour - after being picked from your hotel, the tour will continue to the Cosme Velhon for a journey through the dense Atlantic Rain Forest of Tijuca, to the Christ Statue on Corcovado mountain. The guide will show you the wonderful sights of Rio. The tour continues to São Conrado and Pepino Beaches where the hang gliders land and, by noon, you are back at the hotel.

Afternoon free to relax and enjoy this marvelous city.


INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 4

Rio de Janeiro

Why not enjoy the facilities at Ipanema Plaza Hotel today?


INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 5

Rio de Janeiro - Búzios

Today you will have a private car transfer into Búzios. Enjoy Búzios at leisure.


INCLUDES : Breakfast

Days 6-7


Why not pamper yourself with one of many spa treatments available at your hotel? Or venture to one of Buzios 20 beaches. 


INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 8

Departure for the UK.

Private car transfer to Rio de Janeiro International Airport for your departure flight.

If you wanted to extend your time in Brazil then why not consider an extension to visit the Iguazu Falls. 

INCLUDES : Breakfast



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