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Deep Into the Amazon: Exploring the Amazon Jungle - 2023

Manaus • 8-night Amazon River expedition cruise • Belém
  • Expedition Cruise from Manaus to Lima | Spot some colorful and fascinating birds birds
    SPOT SOME OF THE COLORFUL AND FASCINATING BIRDS OF THIS REGION, LIKE THE LARGE-BILLED TOUCAN AND SCARLET MACAW
  • WITNESS FAUNA THAT ONLY RESIDES IN THE AMAZON, INCLUDING PARTICULAR SPECIES OF MONKEYS, SLOTHS, ALLIGATORS, AND THE PINK DOLPHIN
  • Small Ship Ocean Cruise from Buenos Aires to Manaus | Get up close: Amazon river and birds
    BOARD AGILE ZODIAC BOATS AND HEAD ASHORE WITH YOUR EXPERT EXPEDITION TEAM LEADING THE WAY
  • Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Manaus • 8-night expedition cruise with Badajós, Codajás, Cuxiu Muni, Uara, Rio Jutaí, Leticia, Pevas, Iquitos • Lima
    GET TO KNOW RIO DE JANEIRO WITH A 3-DAY EXTENSION THAT INCLUDES A RIDE TO THE TOP OF CORCOVADO MOUNTAIN AND A VISIT TO THE ICONIC CHRIST THE REDEEMER STATUE
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    CRUISE THE AMAZON ABOARD THE OCEAN EXPLORER, AN AGILE AND STATE-OF-THE-ART EXPEDITION VESSEL THAT CAN NAVIGATE TO PLACES LARGER SHIPS CAN’T
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  • $569
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  • 13
    DAYS
  • 21
    TOURS
  • 5 FREE Single Supplements Available
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15 DAYS FROM $8,598
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LEADER IN SOLO WOMEN
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3rd WOMAN TRAVELS FREE
Third woman sails for FREE on ALL departures.
 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Pre-Trip)

FROM $1,249 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $416 PER DAY

Over the course of three days, get to know the spectacular city of Rio de Janeiro. Take an afternoon tour of Sugarloaf Mountain, then savor a unique local dinner, trying various kinds of churrascaria. Visit Corcovado to witness one of the wonders of the world: Christ the Redeemer. Experience the local dance of samba behind the scenes, then head to downtown Rio for lunch at the iconic Confeitaria Colombo. This compact extension is just the ticket for a comprehensive exploration of Rio, at the best value and in true Vantage style!

Your Price Includes:

  • Accommodations for 2 nights: 2 nights at the JW Marriott Rio de Janeiro Hotel (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner
  • 3 included features and Cultural Discoveries, including Sugarloaf Mountain excursion, a visit to Christ the Redeemer, and more
  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site: Rio de Janeiro's Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
  • All transportation while on tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of an Adventure Leader
  • Tipping for local guides and drivers (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com

 

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DAY 1:

Fly overnight to Brazil

Today, you’ll board an overnight flight to Rio de Janeiro, arriving on Day 2.

DAY 2:

Land in Rio de Janeiro and ride a cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain

Upon arrival in Rio, if you purchased your flight from Vantage, you’ll be met by a Vantage representative and transferred to check in to your hotel in the heart of renowned Copacabana Beach. After getting situated, get to know this A Cidade Maravilhosa, or The Marvelous City. You’ll be swept away by its tropical flavors, striking landscapes, and ever-present alegria when you ride a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf, or Pão de Açúcar, Mountain. The sweeping views of the bay, the curve of Copacabana, and the peak of Corcovado provide excellent photography opportunities. Tonight, we’ll gather together at a local Brazilian steakhouse to savor churrasco.

Included Feature:

  • Sugarloaf Mountain excursion

Cultural Discovery:

  • Dinner in a churrascaria

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 3:

Visit Christ the Redeemer statue by cog rail train, then learn about samba

Today, we’ll board a cog rail train for a scenic ride through the Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain. This is where you’ll witness the towering statue of Cristo Rendedor, or Christ the Redeemer. This is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, which offers the perfect opportunity to photograph Rio’s panoramic views (or yourself with the statue). 

Then, venture behind the scenes of one of Rio’s top samba schools. Here, we’ll learn about the history and culture of Brazil’s Carnival, marveling at the elaborately vibrant costumes and pageantry. Back at the hotel, dinner is on your own tonight.

Included Feature:

  • Cog rail train to Corcovado Mountain

Cultural Discovery:

  • Lunch at historical Cafeteria Colombo
  • Learn about Brazil’s Carnival, its history, and pageantry during a Samba Behind the Scenes excursion

Included meals:

Breakfast  & lunch

DAY 4:

Fly to Belém

After breakfast, head to the airport for a flight to Belém, Brazil to join the base tour.

Included meals:

Breakfast
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Post-Trip)

FROM $1,499 PER PERSON | 3 DAYS | $500 PER DAY

Over the course of three days, get to know the spectacular city of Rio de Janeiro. Take an afternoon tour of Sugarloaf Mountain, then savor a unique local dinner, trying various kinds of churrascaria. Visit Corcovado to witness one of the wonders of the world: Christ the Redeemer. Experience the local dance of samba behind the scenes, then head to downtown Rio for lunch at the iconic Confeitaria Colombo. This compact extension is just the ticket for a comprehensive exploration of Rio, at the best value and in true Vantage style!

Your Price Includes:

  • Accommodations for 2 nights: 2 nights at the JW Marriott Rio de Janeiro Hotel (or similar)
  • 4 meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner
  • 6 included features and Cultural Discoveries, including Sugarloaf Mountain excursion, a visit to Christ the Redeemer, and more
  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site: Rio de Janeiro's Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
  • All transportation while on tour
  • All transfers and baggage handling (where permitted)
  • Services of an Adventure Leader
  • Tipping for local guides and drivers (excluding City Host)
  • Complimentary Vantage Deluxe Concierge Service, to plan celebrations, activities, or provide regional expertise. Log in to My Portfolio and submit a request, or send an email any time up to two weeks prior to your departure at Concierge@vantagetravel.com

 

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DAY 14:

Fly to Rio de Janeiro and ride a cable car up Sugarloaf Mountain

Fly to Rio de Janeiro today and check into your hotel. After getting situated, get to know this A Cidade Maravilhosa, or The Marvelous City. You’ll be swept away by its tropical flavors, striking landscapes, and ever-present alegria when you ride a cable car to the top of Sugarloaf, or Pão de Açúcar, Mountain. The sweeping views of the bay, the curve of Copacabana, and the peak of Corcovado provide excellent photography opportunities. Tonight, we’ll gather together at a local Brazilian steakhouse to savor churrasco.

Included Feature:

  • Sugarloaf Mountain excursion

Cultural Discovery:

  • Dinner in a churrascaria

Included meals:

Dinner

DAY 15:

Visit Christ the Redeemer statue by cog rail train, then learn about samba

Today, we’ll board a cog rail train for a scenic ride through the Tijuca Forest to the top of Corcovado Mountain. This is where you’ll witness the towering statue of Cristo Rendedor, or Christ the Redeemer. This is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, which offers the perfect opportunity to photograph Rio’s panoramic views (or yourself with the statue). 

Then, venture behind the scenes of one of Rio’s top samba schools. Here, we’ll learn about the history and culture of Brazil’s Carnival, marveling at the elaborately vibrant costumes and pageantry. Back at the hotel, dinner is on your own tonight.

Included Feature:

  • Cog rail train to Corcovado Mountain

Cultural Discoveries:

  • Learn about Brazil’s Carnival, its history, and pageantry during a Samba Behind the Scenes excursion
  • Lunch at the Historical Cafeteria Colombo

Included meals:

Breakfast

DAY 16:

Return home

After breakfast, you'll have the morning at leisure before heading to the airport for your return flight home. We'll stop for lunch at Cafeteria Colombo on the way to the airport.

Included meals:

Breakfast  & lunch

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Per Diem $538 $1,800
Included Tours and Special Features 14 included features and Cultural Discoveries with state-of-the-art QuietVox portable audio headsets on all shore excursions throughout your journey - a value of $1,650
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