Brazil has something for all the family. In Rio, gaze at the world famous panoramas from Corcovado, have fun on the beach and see the Maracana Stadium and the Sambadrome â€“ home of the famous Carnaval. The contrast with the Amazon couldnÂ´t be greater. Enjoy jungle walks, piranha fishing, night trips to see alligators and visits to local villages. There's also plenty of time to soak up the sunshine on the beaches of Ilha Grande and to explore underwater worlds with cruises and snorkelling adventures on offer. Brazil pulsates with a vibrant energy that will captivate and entertain adults and children alike - be mesmerised by the colours and rhythms of Brazil on this family adventure.
Is it right for your family?
All children learn about the rainforest in school these days - this trip gives them an opportunity to experience it first hand and learn about its diverse flora and fauna - not to mention piranhas and alligators! Whist there are a couple of domestic flights, there is minimal other travelling involved; plenty of time is allocated in each destination, resulting in a well-paced trip with plenty of activites included.
Days 1-3 Rio de Janeiro
Start the adventure in the vibrancy of Rio. Jump into a jeep and journey through one of the world's largest urban forests all the way to the top of Corcovado - home to the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue. The streets of Rio are packed with sights to explore. Enjoy visiting some of the major sights - Maracana Stadium and the Sambadrome reveal favourite local passions - watching football and dancing!
Days 4-7 Manaus/Amazon Rainforest
Journey to Manaus, the launching point for an exciting jungle adventure. Using a comfortable jungle lodge as a base, embark on a jungle walk with a local guide, spot alligators on a night boat ride, feed pink dolphins, try to catch piranhas on a fishing trip and visit villages to learn about local crafts, food and traditions. Afterwards, return to Manaus to see the stunning Teatro Amazonas and relax by the scenic riverfront.
Days 8-11 Ilha Grande
Travel to the settlement of Vila Do Abraao on Ilha Grande and enjoy a boat trip on the azure waters of the Blue Lagoon. Afterwards, use free time to relax on the beach or go on energetic hikes.
Days 12-13 Rio de Janeiro
Travel back to Rio and be a part of the active beach culture of this spirited city.