Rio and Salvador Holiday

From vibrant Rio de Janeiro to cultural Salvador this Brazil tour is an ideal introduction to the beauty of Brazil. It is the perfect blend of fun, history, culture and relaxation and with our expert advice on which hotels to stay in it can work equally well as a great family holiday or a romantic getaway.


  • Immerse yourself in the buzzing cities of Rio de Janeiro El Salvador
  • Taking in the panorama of Rio from Sugar Loaf mountain
  • Beach time in Prahia do Forte
Day 1 Rio de Janeiro
Day 2 Rio de Janeiro
Day 3 Rio de Janeiro
Day 4 Fly to Salvador
Day 5 Salvador
Day 6 Prahia do Forte
Day 7 Prahia do Forte Beaches
Day 8 Fly to Rio de Janeiro then home
Full Itinerary


  • Accommodation with breakfasts.
  • Flights within Brazil.
  • All tours, land transportation and entry fees

Not included

  • International flights to and from Latin America. The price and schedule vary, we can quote a flight inclusive price according to your travel dates.

Itinerary - Rio and Salvador Holiday

Day 1. Rio de Janeiro

Arrive into the city of Rio de Janeiro, transfer to your hotel.

Day 2. Rio de Janeiro

A full day tour visiting Tijuca forest, Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf mountain. As well as seeing the main sites you will also see other parts of the city to get a feel for the unique and diverse culture of this stunning city.

Day 3. Rio de Janeiro

A free day to experience Brazil’s beach culture and explore the city at your own pace. Other optional tours are available including day hikes and Favela tours.

Day 4. Fly to Salvador

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Salvador. The fascinating city of Salvador in the north east of Brazil has a heady mix of latin and African cultures. This creates a vibrant and lively mixture of music and dance that typify Brazil. Add to this the buzzing art and music scene and you have a classic Latin American experience. Upon arrival you will be taken to your hotel.

Day 5. Salvador

Today your guide will show you some of the city’s best beaches and sights, and make sure you know where to eat some of the best local food.

Day 6. Prahia do Forte

Today you will be taken by private transport to Prahia do Forte; one of the any stunning beach areas around Salvador. This is still a fishing village of sorts but with plenty of modern amenities. There is a sea turtle sanctuary, some lagoons for canoeing and a small reserve for short hikes. All surrounded by picture perfect white sandy beaches.

Day 7. Prahia do Forte Beaches

Take it easy today ad enjoy the Brazilian beach life, right outside your hotel.

Day 8. Fly to Rio de Janeiro then home

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Rio where you connect with your international flight.

Accommodation - Rio and Salvador Holiday

We work with accommodation from 3 star and upwards. Prices are based on 2 people sharing a room in a 3 star hotel. Ask us for upgrade recommendations and prices.

Ipanema Plaza Rio de Janeiro

Located half a block back from Ipanema Beach, in a cosy street with many shops and restaurants.

Copa Sul Rio de Janeiro

Located in Brazil’s most famous district, Copacabana and just one block from Copacabana beach.

Copacabana Palace Rio de Janeiro

The sheer opulence and magnificent views of this iconic luxury hotel originally put Copacabana on the world map!

Expert Lowdown - Rio and Salvador Holiday

Do a day hike up to Christ the Redeemer, Sugar Loaf or one of many other peaks around Rio for an off the beaten track experience

Add on a visit to the magnificent Iguacu Falls to see one of South America’s natural world wonders

Salvador is a wonderful place to experience Carnival, it’s not all just about Rio!

Flight Information - Rio and Salvador Holiday

International flights arrive into and out of Rio de Janeiro, or via Sao Paolo.

8 days from $2300 pp

plus international flights



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