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Destinations Offered > Brazil > The Best of Rio and Salvador da Bahia

Brazil is a melting pot with many diverse cultures blending together. Nowhere is this more true than in the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Salvador de Bahia. Rio offers a mix of European, Indian and African heritage that creates the true Carioca or native of Rio. Travel north, however to Bahia and you have a populace more Creole with greater ties to Africa and native religious practices. This program allows an exposure to both, each part of the tapestry of Brazil.

10 Days:$6,528 per person inclusive of superior rooms in deluxe hotels, most meals, personally guided sightseeing, private helicopter flight over Rio, a full day cruise by private speedboat around the bays of Rio, full day private schooner island cruise in Bahia, airfare within Brazil and transfers and sightseeing by private car. International airfare is additional. Private departures on your schedule for up to six guests.

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Days 2 - 5
Rio de Janeiro

Copacabana Palace (Ocean Front Room)
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Superbly located facing the famous Copacabana beach, the Copacabana Palace is a true landmark, one of the grandest hotels in South America. An imposing Mediterranean-style building, the hotel has been the meeting place of kings, princes and presidents over years. Style, sumptuous cuisine and impeccable personal service embody the Copa experience.
Days 6 - 8
Salvador de Bahia

Convento do Carmo
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Located in the Pelourinho, in Salvador da Bahia’s historical centre, the Nossa Senhora do Carmo Convent dating from 1586 was the stage of historical events, like the Dutch invasion and the independence of Bahia. From the refurbishment of this imposing convent, a crucial piece of Brazilian colonial architecture, the Pousada Convento do Carmo was born, a place where past and present meet assuring an unforgettable stay. Dive into the surrounding culture and visit the city of Salvador renowned for its 365 churches without missing the historical centre that has been declared a World Heritage site.