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SÃO PAULO


SAO-01: One way transfer to or from Guarulhos Airport (GRU) including airport assistance and porterage (2 pieces per person). Guarulhos Airport is located 20 miles from downtown.

SAO-02: One way transfer to or from Congonhas Airport (CGH) including airport assistance and porterage (2 pieces per person). Congonhas airport is located 7 miles from downtown, also applies to bus terminal located 8 miles from downtown.

SAO-03: Same as above. Viracopos Airport (VCP) is located 65 miles North-West of SAO Paulo near to the city of Campinas.

SAO-04: One way transfer to or from Guarulhos airport (GRU) to the island of Guaruja including assistance and porterage (2 pieces per person). The distance from Guarulhos to Guaruja island is 80 miles.

SAO-05: One way transfer to or from downtown Sao Paulo to the island of Guaruja, including assistance, Guaruja island is located 62 miles from Sao Paulo.

SAO-06: Half day tour of Sao Paulo, visiting residencial districts, stadiums, governor's palace, university campus, Ibirapuera Park and monuments and a special visit to Butantan Institute to visit the Museum. Also drive through the old and modern downtown and the oriental district. Duration: about 3 hours. Half day museum tour, includes visits to the best art museums of Sao Paulo; Museum of art, Contemporary art museum and also the modern art museum. Duration: about 3 hours.

SAO-07: Full day tour to Santos/Sao Vicente visiting the independence monument, industrial areas, descending 2.500 feet through the Anchieta Highway towards the port of Santos and coffee house. Visit the porchat island and the orchidarium, returning to Sao Paulo via the modern Imigrantes Highway. Duration: About 8 hours. (lunch not included)

SAO-08: Full day tour to the famous island of Guaruja, visiting the independence monument, industrial areas, descending via the Anchieta Highway and detouring to the Piassaguera Road, passing the industrial complex of Cubatao, drive by the fashionable and tropical beaches. Return via the modern Imigrantes Highway. Duration: about 8 hours.

SAO-09: Full day coffee plantation tour, driving through the Anhanguera Highway, along vineyards, fig plantations where eucalyptus forests give way to coffee fields and dairy farms. A visit will be made to a large cooperative farm producing coffee, flowers, citrus, etc. And before returning drive through the city of Campinas. Duration: about 9 hours.

SAO-10: Round trip airport transfers plus half day tour of Sao Paulo (SAO-07). Lunch is not included.

SAO-11: Round trip transfer to and from restaurants within city limits. Vehicles, drivers and escorts will wait nearby.

SAO-12: Half day vehicle and professional multi-lingual guide at disposal for technical visits. (within city limits.

SAO-14: Full day vehicle and profissional multi-lingual guide at disposal for technical visits. (within city limits)

SAO-15: Our 'noite paulista', starts with drink atop Brazil's tallest building, continues for dinner at a first class churrascaria.



RIO DE JANEIRO


SUGAR LOAF AND THE BOTANICAL GARDEN (OR SUGAR LOAF & DOWNTOWN)

Visit the Botanical Garden of Rio de Janeiro with a large selection of plants, including orchids etc. Afterwards a visit to the Sugar Loaf mountain (13OO feet 400 mts) for a panoramic view of the city of Rio, Niteroi and the Guanabara Bay. Duration : 3 1/2 hours. This tour can be combined with Botanical Garden or downtown with visit to the Cathedral.


CORCOVADO AND TIJUCA FOREST

After a beautiful scenic drive along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon and the traditional living area of Cosme Velho, arrival at top of Corcovado Mountain (2300 feet = 800 mts). The top of the mountain offers a panoramic view over the city of Rio de Janeiro. From there the tour proceeds to the lush Tijuca forest, where you will see the TAUNAY waterfall.
Duration: 3.1/2 hours.


HALF DAY CITY TOUR

A tour through the charming center of Rio de Janeiro with a mix of old and new. A visit to the new Cathedral (Capacity 25.000) shows you the best of modern architecture in Brazil. Cross the Guanabara bay by the bridge of Rio-Niteroi (l4 Km - 9 miles).
Duration: 3.1/2 hours.


TROPICAL ISLANDS

Full day tour - beginning with a drive along the Rio-Santos road to Itacurussa, a small fisherman village where you board a schooner. The cruise will take you over an unspoiled bay, along semi-virgin islands. During this you will have opportunity for swimming and sun-bathing. A light buffet lunch will be served on a private island. In the afternoon return trip to Itacurussa and arrival at the hotel at sunset.


PETROPOLIS FULL DAY

Same as half day tour, plus a typical Brazilian Barbecue lunch and an optional stop at a chocolate and at a leather ware factory (Upon request). Return by a different road in the afternoon when you will be able to see the spectacular tropical sunset.
Duration: 6.1/2 hours.


RIO BY NIGHT

Beginning with a tour along the beautiful beaches of Rio, to a first class restaurant for dinner. Afterwards a spectacular Brazilian Samba show at Scala or Plataforma I, with the purpose of showing you the Brazilian easy going way of life. The Samba, a Rhythm that pulses through the veins of every Brazilian. The very sexy "mulatas" are also the attraction of the show.
Duration: 4 hours.


GUANABARA BAY CRUISE HALF DAY (EXCEPT ON MON DAYS)

The cruise starts at 09 AM and includes a beautiful morning cruise along the beaches, bathing at Cigarras Islands and a delicious lunch on board.
Duration: 4 hours.



BELO HORIZONTE


HALF DAY CITY TOUR

Among other points of interest, a tour to the Pampulha lake, where you can see the first works by the architect Niemeyer and the landscape architect Burle Marx, the church of Saint Francis of Assis, museum of art, the soccer Stadium and university campus.
Duration: 3 hours.


HALF DAY CONGONHAS TOUR

Congonhas is one of the remaining towns of the gold cycle, and its major attraction is the works by Alejadinho; the twelve prophets in soapstone and the sculptural representation of the via cruises, in polychromatic woodwork.


FULL DAY OURO PRETO TOUR

Founded in early l8th century, it is the masterpiece of colonial architecture in Brazil. You will also see the St. Francis of Assis church with sculptures in wood and soapstone,
Museum of the school of mines and the Pilar church with its gilded works.
Duration: 8 hours (lunch included).


FULL DAY OURO PRETO AND GOLD MINE TOUR

After a visit to Ouro Preto , you will know a gold mine, located between Ouro Preto and the historical city Mariana. In the early l8th century many land grants were awarded for the exploration of gold. In 1859 the Anglo-Brazilian Gold Company bought the rights of the
exploration for 50 years. Today, part of this mine can be visited by going through its tunnels that follow the gold
veins, and seeing the tools of that era.



BELÉM


HALF DAY CITY TOUR

Visit to the "Ver-o-Peso " market , the Castelo fortress, the Cathedral, the theatre "Teatro da Paz" a handicraft fair and the main touristic points of the city .
Duration: 3 hours.


HALF DAY RIVER BOAT TOUR

A tour through the channels and creeks of the Guama river, with a permanent contact with the population in their stilt-houses. Stop at an island for a walk in the rain forest to see regional fruit trees, rubber trees, Brazil nuts, etc.
Duration: 3.1/2 hours.


FULL DAY MOSQUEIRO ISLAND

During the drive through the city you will see the industrial area of Belem, the Belem/Brasilia highway etc. On Mosqueiro, from where it is possible to see Marajo island, 16 river beaches invite you for a swim.
Duration: 8 hours. Lunch included.


MARAJO ISLAND (PACKAGE 02 DAYS / 01 NIGHT)

Depart from your hotel in the morning to take an air taxi to the island of Marajo. This island is surrounded by the Amazon and Para rivers and the Atlantic ocean. You will visit a buffalo ranch, where you will be welcomed with a glass of buffalo milk. With the farmer as a guide you will discover the wildlife of the island. Package including overnight at Casa Grande farm with full board, tours, and specialized tour guide.


BELEM BY NIGHT

This tour includes dinner, during which you will assist a show with the most popular dances of the State, such as: Carimbo, Lundu, Siria, Xote and Vaqueiro. Duration: 3 hours.



BRASÍLIA


CITY TOUR

Tour of the world's most modern city, laid out and designed by Lucio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer. Visit the Cathedral, Three Powers square, Palace of the Dawn, the business district, University of Brasilia and TV and Radio tower, etc.
Duration: 3 hours.


ONE DAY IN BRASILIA

Arrival transfer plus a City tour, lunch or dinner and transfer back to the airport.
Duration: 5 hours.


BRASILIA BY NIGHT

A panoramic view of the illuminated city from the TV and Radio tower. Dinner and a visit to Gilberto Salomao Shopping Center with various options of discos and nightclubs.
Duration: 3 hours.


AGRICULTURAL RESEARCHES

A visit to a governmental agricultural research center, researching: soy beans, coffee, wheat, manioc, pastures, vegetables, fruits, cattle, etc. Visit an agricultural community of farms, inspect the Crops, pits of preservation, granaries etc. The tour includes lunch.
Duration: Full day.



CUIABÁ


HALF DAY CITY TOUR

This tour will take you to the most important points of interest of Cuiaba, such as: the fish market, the center of arts and crafts, the geodesic center of South America, museum of Indians and the University with its mini-zoo with animals from Pantanal.
Duration: 3 hours.


TRANSPANTANEIRA TOUR

Departure from your hotel in Cuiaba in the morning. From the city of Pocone on, you will be in the Pantanal. The bus will stop several times, so that you will have the opportunity of watching the wildlife. A guide will assist you and inform the names of the animals you see.
Duration: 8 hours. Lunch included.


CHAPADA DOS GUIMARÃES

You will visit rock formations, which nature has sculptured into curious shapes. You will also see the 62m. high waterfall called 'Veu da Noiva" the devil's gate, geodesic center of south America etc.
Duration : 9 hours. Lunch included.


PACKAGE PANTANAL : 04 Days / 03 Nights

The first day you will be picked up at the hotel or at the airport, and taken to the Pantanal. The 2nd day, after breakfast you will go by boat on a photo safari. Afternoon free for outonais rowing, riding, motor boat tours, fishing trips or swimming in the pool. At night alligator spotting. 3rd day: Morning free. In the afternoon you will fish Piranas from a boat. 4th day: Transfer back to Cuiaba.
All meals are included in the package.



CURITIBA


CITY TOUR

You can choose to make this tour in the morning or in the afternoon. You will visit the Tiradents square, University of Parana, Santos Andrade square, the Guaira theatre, the Metropolitan Cathedral etc.
Duration: 3 hours.


VILA VELHA

The tour starts at 1:00 p.m. and takes you some 85 km from Curitiba, where you will find a spectacular rock formation which nature has eroded and polished to create the most different shapes. Visitors full of imagination have named them: the camel, the boot, the bride, the turtle, the bottle etc. At a distance of 4 km you will visit the golden lake and Furnas-some large craters of which the biggest is called "the Devil's frying pan" It is lO7m deep, and it is possible to get to the bottom by a lift.
Duration: 5 hours.


CURITIBA BY NIGHT

In Santa Felicidade, a port of the city which was built by Italian colonializers, you will find more than 50 restaurants of different types. This tour includes dinner, wines and live music in a restaurant where you can dance.
Duration: 4 hours.


PARANAGUA

For groups with more than 20 passengers this tour will be by train to the historic railway station built in 1880. For less than 20 passengers the tour will be by the coastline highway. The tour includes a city tour in Paranagua, and a seafood lunch.
Duration: 8 hours.


BLUMENAU

The majority of the population in Blumenau is of German origin, which reflects on nearly everything, the architecture, the population, the cuisine and the culture. This tour will also bring you to the cities of Joinville and Itajai.
Duration: 12 hours.



FORTALEZA


HALF DAY CITY TOUR

Fortaleza means 'fortress" This city was originally built around a fortress. The city tour includes a ride along the beaches of the city, a visit to the harbor, the old light house and the historical and anthropological museum of the state of Ceara.


FULL DAY BEACH TOUR

Apart from time for swimming, sun bathing and skiing in the dunes, this tour includes a boat ride, visit to beaches with different colored sands, a visit to the former capital of Ceara, etc. Lunch Included.



IGUASSU FALLS


HALF DAY ARGENTINEAN FALLS

Tour goes through Porto Meira, Three Frontiers Point, crosses the Iguassu river and , visit the Argentinean side of the falls.
Duration: 4 hours.


HALF DAY BRAZILIAN FALLS

Walking for 1-1 12 miles through the tropical forest of the Iguassu National Park, you get to the breathtaking Iguassu falls with more than 250 cascades.
Duration: 3 hours.


FOLKLORIC SHOW WITH DINNER

Includes a visit to the commercial area in the city of Stroessner (Paraguay), afterwards dinner at restaurant Rafain with a show consisting of Paraguayan, Bolivian and Brazilian live music.
Duration: 5 hours.


GUIDED WALKING TOUR

112 mile tour of the 250 cascades seen from a close distance. (Only for passengers staying at hotel das Cataratas).
Duration: 2 houras.


ONE DAY IN IGUASSU FALLS

Reception at the airport, transfer to the great waterfalls, guided walking tour and transfer back to the airport .


ITAIPU DAM

A guided visit to the largest hydroelectric power station in the world. The tour includes an informative film and a visit of the plant.
Duration: 1.1/2 hour.


ITAIPU DAM - TECHNICAL VISIT

This tour is only on request, for passengers who have professional interest in the power plant of Itaipu.



MANAUS - AMAZONAS


CITY TOUR

The sight of the harbor and market place where the natives deliver tropical fruits and fish is unforgettable. Also see the local craftwork which is all hand made, the Amazon Theatre, built during the rubber boom, the Indian museum with replicas of their natural habitat, domestic utensils, tapestry and weapons. Proceed to the Cozar zoo to see (at a safe distance) live tropical birds, giant snakes, monkeys and jaguars.
Duration: 3 hours.


FULL DAY MEETING OF THE WATERS

A river boat cruise to the junction of the Negro river and the Solimoes river. The meeting of the black water of Rio Negro with the light brown water of Rio Solimoes is breathtaking, and the waters flow side by side for miles and miles without mixing. Side trip passages to creeks on native canoes to see the lush vegetation of the rain forest. Tropical fruits and lunch will be served on board. Duration: 7 hours.


HALF DAY MEETING OF THE WATERS

The same tour as above , but with no lunch included.
Duration: 5 hours.


OVERNIGHT IN THE JUNGLE ( 2 DAYS - 1 NIGHT )

A river boat cruise , lasting a minimum of 2 days and l night, operated exclusively on private basis, and provided with a private boat with 5 cabins (doubles), bar, sound system, sundeck, kitchen etc. You will be permanently assisted by an experienced crew. AI meals included on route. This excursion visits the wild jungle, traveling up the Amazon river, through narrow winding creeks and flooded forest glades, where only an experienced guide can lead the way. A canoe with outboard motor is also provided, to make possible the penetration of the deepest areas, where you can see wild animals, beautiful birds and butterflies, orchids and other colorful flowers. This tour also includes fishing and visiting to the native people.


AMAZON LODGE , ( 2 DAYS - 1 NIGHT PACKAGE )

The floating lodge is located 80 km from Manaus, and this tour is specifically designed to accommodate serious nature lovers. A 5-hour ride will take you by car, ferry and bus to the floating lodge, situated in the middle of a small lake. At the lodge you will make excursions to the surrounding nature to see the richest wildlife in the world. You will also have the opportunity to fish some in of the more than 1500 species of edible fresh water fish of the region. The package includes full board.


GUANAVENAS INN ( 3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS PACKAGE )

This package includes ground transportation from Manaus and boat ride to and frown the Guanavenas Inn. alligator spotting, fishing in rivers and lakes surrounding tire Inn. a visit to the Fishermen's island and The Birds island, a jungle safari etc. The package includes full board.
NOTE: This package can be by bi-motors, instead of bus. Rates upon request.



MACEIO


HALF DAY CITY TOUR

Departing from your hotel, you will visit the main touristy points of Maceio. "Lagoa da Anta','the beaches of the city, downtown, the soccer stadium , the Cathedral, a handicraft exposition etc.
Duration.- 3 hours .


HALF DAY NORTHERN BEACHES TOUR

A tour through Jatiuca, Cruz das Almas towards Paripueiro. Free time for swimming.


HALF DAY SOUTHERN BEACHES

Visiting the beaches "Frances',' Barra de Miguel, Barra de Rio Niquin and the former capital of the state. Free time for swimming.


LAGOA DE MUNDAU

A tour by boat through the main channels of the Mundau Lake, seeing the meeting of the ocean with the waters of the lake.
You will also have the opportunity of swimming in a natural pool.



PORTO ALEGRE - RIO GRANDE DO SUL


CITY TOUR

Porto Alegre is the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, and one of the most important cities in Brazil. This tour will show you the harbor, the Governors palace, Metropolitan Cathedral, Cristal Hippodrome, University Campus, among other points of interest.


GRAMADO AND CANELA

By the tourist - highway BR116 , past Novo Hamburgo and Novo Petropolis, with a quick visit to one of the clothes factories, to the city of Gramado - one of the most famous mountain resorts of the country. Gramado has European climate, houses in Bavarian style and beautiful flowered squares. A little further away you will visit the city of Canela - a similar city with delicious wine, and a beautiful park with a l2Om high waterfall. Lunch at a typical restaurant and sufficient time for shopping .


PORTO ALEGRE BY NIGHT

A beautiful tour through the illuminated city, driving up to the Santa Tereza hill. Dinner and folkloric show at a typical restaurant.



RECIFE


HALF DAY RECIFE AND OLINDA TOUR

This tour includes a city tour of the center of Recife, and continues to Olinda, a city which is a historical monument, protected by the UNESCO. You will also visit the national park of Guararapes, and the beaches of the southern part of Recife.
Duration: 3 1/2 hours.


RECIFE BY NIGHT - (FRI AND SAT)

The tour starts with a ride along the famous beach of Boa Viagem, which in the evening is illuminated, so that you can have a swim in the lovely tepid water. The tour continues to the center' of the city, where you will assist a folkloric show.
Duration: 3 1/2 hours.


Full day Itamaraca and Joao Pessoa

A full day tour which begins with a 2-hour drive along the coastline until you reach the island of Itamaraca. You will also visit Igarassu, the first Brazilian village, and its old churches. On the way to Joao Pessoa, the capital of the state of Paraiba, you will pass the Fareast points of the Americas.


CARUARU AND NOVA JERUSALEM ( WED AND SAT )

A full day tour in the inland, passing the immense factory of sugar cane liquor " Pitu " on to the city of Caruaru, where on Saturdays , the biggest open air fair in Brazil is held. After Caruaru the tour continues to "New Jerusalem' a perfect replica of Jerusalem. Passion play takes place every Easter with' more than 500 amateur actors on the biggest open air stage in the world.



SALVADOR - BAHIA


HALF DAY CITY TOUR

Starting from the Barra lighthouse (Geographical limit between Baia de Todos os Santos and Atlantic Ocean), Morro Ipiranga (One of the Sophisticated Residential Districts of the city), Fonte Nova (Foot-Ball Stadium), Americo Simas Tunnel (One of the Connections between
uptown and downtown). Orphans of St. Joaquim College and Church, calcada square, N. Sra. dos Mares square and church, saveiro club (partial view of the Alagados Slum). Visit to Bonfim Church, Monte Serrat (panoramic view of the city), Boa Viagem church and beach, modelo market (stop for shopping).
Duration: 3 hours.


FULL DAY CITY TOUR

Same as half day city tour plus lunch at: "SENAC" or "ANCORADOURO " or "SABOR DA TERRA"

Starting from Porto da Barra (Historical monument of the city foundation). Ladeira da Barra, St. Antonio da Barra Church, Vitoria square and church, C. Costa Pinto Museum, Castro Alves Theater, S. Bento Church and Convent, Castro Alves square (Heart of Bahia Carnival), Brasilica Cathedral, Churches of. S. Pedro dos Clerigos, S. Domingos Third Order, S. Francisco Third Order and Visit to S. Francisco Church. Largo do Pelourinho, Carmo Church and museum (stop). Visit to a silver smith. Return to the hotel.
Duration: 7 hours.


SALVADOR BY NIGHT

Dinner in a typical restaurant. Folkloric show with presentation of "samba" "puxada de rede" "maculele" "capoeira" and some varieties of candomblé dances. The tour includes' two transfers , dinner in one of the 5 best restaurants of the city besides the folkloric show. Return to the hotel.


FULL DAY SCHOONER CRUISE

Transit hotel/dock we board a schooner equipped with hi-fi system, bar (soft drinks and alcoholic drinks free). Directions: S. Marcelo fort, partial view of the city, mainly uptown (old part) city port, Itapagipe district, with Bonfim Church, Holy Family convent and church, Monte Serrat fort and church. The cruise through the baia de Todos os Santos where a few islands can be seen ('mainly the Mare island). Arriving at The Frades island, main point of our tour where you can sunbathe. Proceed to Itaparica island where we will stay until 03:30 p.m. In Itaparica besides having lunch, you will know the S. Lourenco Fortress and Da Bica Fountain. Back to Salvador and return to the hotel.
Duration: 6 112 hours.


FULL DAY TOUR TO HISTORICAL CITY - CACHOEIRA

Visit of historical city of Cachoeira located 109 km from Salvador. The city developed during the, sugar -cane production. In the XVIII century it was the richest city of Bahia after Salvador and important tobacco production center. Its rich churches, with beautiful ornaments and images, mark a period of wealth and affluence. Lunch at one of the restaurants of Cachoeira where a variety of seafood and excellent meat is served. There is a possibility of a visit to
tobacco plantations and a cigar manufacturer as well as to a distillery. Going and coming from Cachoeira we pass by sugar-cane and coconut plantations.





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