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Northern Brazil

Travel from Rio de Janeiro to Fortaleza on a journey jam-packed with dazzling beaches, lively cities and spectacular natural landscapes.
Travel from beautiful Rio de Janeiro to friendly Fortaleza From €2260 (international flights not included)

Experience the best of Northern Brazil on this two-week adventure from radiant Rio to the hustle and bustle of Fortaleza. Discover picture-perfect beaches in Jericoacoara, swim under waterfalls, trek in the beautiful Chapada do Diamantina National Park and party like the locals in some of the best hotspots around. This is a journey bursting with coastal vistas, charismatic cities and cultural delights.

Northern Brazil

  • Discover the picturesque city of Rio de Janeiro
  • Visit Salvador’s historic Pelourinho district
  • Swim under the cascading Cachoeira Poco do Diabo
  • Meander around the cultural Mercado de Fortaleza
  • Relax on a beach in Jericoacoara
  • Party in ‘the happiest place in Brazil’

Day 1 Rio de Janeiro

Surrounded by stunning mountains and sandy white beaches, the city of Rio de Janeiro is poised upon an amazing backdrop, any way you look. Known for its vibrant nightlife, open-air cafes and relaxed atmosphere, Rio will charm and delight. Discover the secrets of the city on an orientation walk, then maybe join the locals for a night out.
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Days 2-4 Salvador

Fly north to Salvador. Dubbed ‘the happiest place in Brazil’ thanks to its festival and party culture, the city exudes energy. Wander the bustling streets, sample the local delights and see how African culture has influenced Salvador’s architecture, music and cuisine. Take a trip out to colourful Pelourinho, the historic colonial district, now a Unesco World Heritage site, before boarding an overnight bus to Lencois.
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Days 5-7 Chapada do Diamantina

Arrive in Lencois as the sun is rising and enjoy a free day to explore town. Perhaps walk along the banks of the Lencois River, stopping for refreshing dips in the beautiful natural pools along the way. Later, head out to Cachoeira Poco do Diabo and discover one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the national park – the perfect place to relax and splash about.
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Days 8-9 Fortaleza

Fly out to the sprawling city of Fortaleza. Visit the fantastic Mercado de Fortaleza and pick up some beautiful craft goods for friends back home. It is also the perfect place to learn all about Brazilian history, culture and cuisine. Don’t forget to sample some of the delicious local dishes while you’re here!
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Days 10-12 Jericoacoara

Jump on a bus out to the divine beach town of Jericoacoara. With its crystal clear waters, incredible coastal vistas, pulsating nightlife and trendy cafe scene, ‘Jeri’ is the perfect place to sit back and relax. Laze on the beach, drink a cocktail or two and watch the sun set over the Atlantic.
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Days 13-14 Fortaleza

Return to Fortaleza and check out all those places you didn’t get to earlier, such as the impressive cathedral or the pretty hexagonal lighthouse, Farol do Mucuripe. Then why not get the group together for one last night of dinner and dancing before the tour comes to an end?
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