Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is a huge seaside city in Brazil, known for its Copacabana and Ipanema beaches. Here there is a plethora of activities to occupy you each day. You can take a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf or trek up to the peak at Corcovado mountain to visit Christ the Redeemer. Get out on the water for cruising, sailing or diving, or hike the mountains for a spectacular panoramic view of this iconic metropolis. Plan ahead and you could find yourself in the thick of the action at Carnival, where you can choose to join a Carnival School and parade in costume during this quintessentially Rio experience.
When you get to Zorah Beach, you will find yourself in a whole other world - a much more tranquil atmosphere geared towards rest and relaxation. You will find beauty and harmony with nature. It is the perfect place to getaway and rejuvenate. This peaceful oasis will leave you feeling fresh and with a new sense of calm.
The beaches of Trairi and the surrounding region serve as an inspiration for those looking for quiet, exclusive tours, unique sightseeing and excellent food. You can take a buggy ride through dune trails, visiting lagoons and the rural hinterland and unforgettable landscapes where the river meets the sea. A catamaran ride over the river Mundau and horse riding on the beach are also options. For the adventurous explorer, kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing and stand up paddleboarding are all available on the shores here. Equipment and professional instruction can be arranged for all activities.
After taking on the adventurous side of Guajiru, you can kick back and relax with the fabulous gastronomic offering. Zorah Beach offers dishes that bring a contemporary touch, prioritising local ingredients and Asian influences, accompanied by an excellent selection of wines and beers.
Iguaçu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentine province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. Visit these truly spectacular falls and experience the overwhelming power of nature. One can happily while away a couple of days exploring these gargantuan falls which divide the river into the upper and lower Iguazu. For the thrill seeking traveller, you can also take a speedboat ride that will bring you right under the falls.
The Pantanal is an immense tropical wetlands located mainly in western Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul state. Renowned for its wildlife, it's home to hundreds of species of birds, along with fauna like jaguars, caimans and capybaras. Summer rains flood the region, while the winter dry season creates plentiful lagoons.
Arrive at your eco-lodge, your comfortable base for two nights, from which you can explore the wonders of the Pantanal region. Here wildlife abounds in an astounding biodiversity that offers an incredible array of mammals, birds and reptiles, including the world’s largest members of the parrot family, the rare and beautiful Hyacinth Macaw. You will be guided on nature walks and drives. Night time excursions may reveal great potoos, crab-eating foxes and possibly even tapir or ocelot.