Limitless Brazil

Rio, Amazon & Trancoso

At a Glance

  • Plunge deep into the vast wonder of Brazil, from epic Rio, the ultimate Amazon and paradise coast, you will embrace a kaleidoscope of culture, nature and luxury

  • Visit the neighbourhood of Lapa in Rio de Janeiro with its colourful restaurants, bars and vibrant street markets

  • Marvel at the astonishing diversity of wildlife in the Amazon all the while staying at the most exclusive lodge in the rainforest

  • Soak up the seductive Brazilian beach vibe in Trancoso, let the vibes wash over you as you lose yourself in pure paradise

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Rio is a year round destination, although rain can fall at any time of year. May to October is the best time to visit. If travelling over Christmas/New Year or over Carnival, please be sure to book well in advance to secure availability.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3993 9308 to start planning your holiday.

Itinerary

Your awe-inspiring Brazilian adventure awaits with indulgent luxury every step of the way. Delving into the absolute must-see highlights, combining the buzzing city of Rio de Janeiro, the eclectic diverse wildlife of the Amazon rainforest and the beautiful palm-fringed beaches of Bahia, all the while staying in the most exclusive and luxurious accommodation with matchless service. Be dazzled from beginning to end as you travel through this country of epic proportions.

  1. Fly to Rio de Janeiro

  2. Days 1-4: Rio de Janeiro

    Touch down in Rio and let the ultimate adventure begin.  Bursting with colour, life, flavour and music you will be awe-struck from the get-go.  Famous for its spectacular bay, miles of golden sands, laid-back atmosphere and spirited nightlife, you will fall for this fun city as much as we have. 

    You will be in the prime location to see the iconic highlights such as Sugar Loaf Mountain, the Tijuca Forest and Christ the Redeemer, as well as topping up that tan on one of its sun-kissed beaches. Take to the skies for a private helicopter flight over the city and watch as the lush Atlantic forest melts into the sea.  Return to your haven at the exclusive Hotel Emiliano, overlooking beautiful Copacabana beach, with its rooftop infinity pool and opulent contemporary suites.

    Accommodation: Hotel Emiliano Rio de Janeiro (3 nights)

  3. Days 4-7: Amazon

    From the party streets of Rio take a short flight to Manaus where your adventure in the mighty Amazon rainforest will begin.  Staying at Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge which is the most exclusive lodge in the Brazilian Amazon, nestled within a vast stretch of untouched jungle, adjacent to the Anavilhanas Archipelago on Brazil's Rio Negro. An uber relaxed atmosphere with deluxe bungalows adorned with beautiful regional arts.

    Enjoy fully inclusive tours with fantastic expert guiding, taking in the flora and fauna of this incredible ecosystem.  Go piranha fishing, canoe along the Amazon tributaries, walk through the jungle, spot pink river dolphins, alligators and a multitude of monkey and bird species.

    Accommodation: Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge (3 nights)

  4. Days 7-8: Manaus

    After three nights at Anavilhanas, return to Manaus and spend one night at Villa Amazonia conveniently located in the centre of town. If time permits, explore the colonial centre and discover the famous opera house.

    Accommodation: Villa Amazonia (1 night)

  5. Days 8-12: Trancoso

    The spell binding resort of Uxua in Trancoso is the ultimate indulgent retreat to end your journey, with its incredibly chic converted fishermen’s cottages, impeccably designed by Dutch designer Wilbert Das in collaboration with local Bahian artisans and set in tropical gardens.

    Perfectly located for exploring this charming town and relaxing on the endless golden beaches under a swaying coconut palm. Set right on the heart of historic Quadrado, the property is a short stroll from the palm-fringed beach where a sofa remains reserved for you at the beach club throughout your stay.

    Accommodation: Uxua Casa Hotel (4 nights)

  6. Fly home (via Sao Paulo)

Experiences

  • Authentic Bahian Cuisine

    Be captivated by Salvador's extraordinary culinary scene on a half day gastronomic tour of the city's markets, followed by a delicious local lunch. Be sure to try a mouthwatering seafood moqueca.

  • Cycle to Itaquena Beach through Buffalo Valley

    Explore the stunning Bahian coastline to the south of Trancoso on bicycle. enjoying a scenic coastal ride from Trancoso to Itaquena Beach, passing through Buffalo Valley.

  • Rio Art Galleries and Shopping

    The art scene in Rio de Janeiro is bursting at the seams, discover why this city has been labelled Brazil's cultural capital. Explore famous art galleries followed by some world class shopping!

  • Rio by Bike

    Experience the fabulous city of Rio de Janeiro in a unique and exciting way with your very own private guide – on a bicycle! Make plenty of stops along the way and pass many of the city's key landmarks, travelling alongside those iconic beaches.

  • Rio Sailing Experience

    Escape the hustle and bustle of Rio de Janeiro on this private full-day sailing trip. This is the perfect activity for those who relish the finer things in life and want to break the humdrum – this is no ordinary Rio city experience.

  • Speed Boat to Espelho beach with Lunch at Silvinha

    Arrive by speedboat at one of Brazil's most enticing beaches, Praia do Espelho near Trancoso and enjoy a delicious local lunch at Silvinha.

  • Yoga at the Botanical Gardens

    For the ultimate way to relax your body and mind, enjoy a yoga class in the Botanical Gardens of Rio de Janeiro, the perfect backdrop for some soothing stretching and a lovely place to escape the hustle and bustle of Copacabana Beach.

Location

Rio, Amazon & Trancoso

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3993 9308 to start planning your holiday.

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