Brazil Gems
Brazil Gems

Brazil Gems

A luxurious tour around Brazil taking in the best this country has to offer. Explore vibrant Rio, be mesmerised by the Iguassú falls, fall in love with romantic Salvador da Bahia, and relax at the stunning Txai Resort in Itacaré.


It’s luxury all the way in this medium paced tour that allows you to see the best this country has to offer, while also taking time to relax in its unmatched beauty.

Start off in the iconic city of Rio de Janeiro where you stay at the luxurious Hotel Fasano, surrounded by the glamourous Arpoador beach, with glorious views of the Dois Irmãos Mountains. The perfect base from which to explore its cosmopolitan beaches, incredible scenery and vibrant culture.

Then for an experience of the jungles of Brazil head to the Iguazú falls. Here you stay at the luxurious Belmond Das Cataratas Hotel directly next to the largest waterfall system in the world. You will see a large range of Brazil’s bird and wildlife making for and unforgettable experience.

No trip to Brazil is complete without experiencing Salvador da Bahia, Brazil’s “Capital of Happiness”. Here you will stay at the enchanting Hotel Villa Bahia with plenty of time to explore the culture, architecture and charm of this lovely town.

End your tour off at the at the Txai Resort in Itacaré. Indulge your senses at this most beautiful beach resort, enjoying all the massages, baths and aesthetical treatments offered by the resort’s Shamash Healing Space.

This tour will leave you totally inspired, relaxed and rejuvenated


from US$2000 per person sharing

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Days 1 to 4 – Hotel Fasano, Rio de Jeneiro

Discover this fascinating and vibrant city enjoying all its legendary beaches, cuisine, culture and awe inspiring natural beauty.

On arrival at the airport you are transferred to the luxurious Hotel Fasano located in the heart of glamorous Ipanema beach. It is the perfect place to be based for your four days in the city. Soak in the stunning beach views, sip cocktails by the pool or enjoy the five star spa facilities.

On the second day enjoy a half day city tour to see the main sights of the city. Drive through the famous Flamingo Park and reach the highlight of this tour, the Sugar Loaf mountain, by cable car 1,200 feet high.

On day three go on a beach tour including a visit to the Corcovado mountain with the towering statue of Christ the Redeemer with a breath-taking view over Rio.

Days 4 to 6 - Rio – Hotel Belmond Das Cataratas, Iguassú

Flight to Iguassú. The Iguassu falls are made up of 275 separate waterfalls, producing vast sprays of water, it is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world. Arrive at the stunning Hotel Belmond Das Cataratas mere footsteps from the falls. Fall asleep to the thunderous sounds of the biggest waterfall system on earth.

After a relaxing evening at the hotel enjoy a full day excursion to visit the Brazilian & Argentinean side of the amazing Iguassú National Park. Wonderful sights include rainbows straddling clouds of spray, screeching green parrots flying across the waters and colourful butterflies hovering over lush greenery.

Days 6 to 9 - Hotel Villa Bahia, Salvador da Bahia

Flight to Salvador da Bahia, Brazil’s “capital of happiness”. It is known for its fabulous cuisine, music and architecture. Here you will stay at the famous Hotel Villa Bahia. Nestled in the heart of Pelourinho, the historic quarter. The Villa is comprised of two adjoining 17th and 18th century colonial homes, remnants of the Portuguese era. Overlooking the colourful facades of the district, the 17 rooms have been carefully renovated to preserve their original charm. Enjoy a full day city tour visiting the modern suburb of Barra with its famous lighthouse and the historical part of town, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. At Mercado Modelo, a traditional trading center, you can buy all sorts of lovely crafts and typical food of Bahia.

The rest of your stay in Salvador is at your leisure to enjoy the hotels facilities’ or wonder around this beautiful town.

Days 9 to 13 - Txai Resort, Itacaré

Flight to Ilheús and transfer to Itacaré, a stunning lush part of Brazil. Stay at the luxurious Txai Resort nestled between a dense rainforest and a stunning white sand beach.

For four nights you can relax at the resort enjoying spa treatments, surfing lessons, horseback riding, trail walks and kayaking and so much more. This resort is simply stunning is sure to wrap up your trip in the most perfect way.

Day 13 Itacaré - Salvador da Bahia

Transfer back to Ilhéus airport and flight to Salvador for your individual departure flight or extension

From US$2000, per person sharing. Please note that you can drop a night at each lodge to shorten your safari and lower the cost.

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