This 13-day Brazil Archipelago honeymoon tour starts in Rio de Janeiro, where you will explore the largest urban forest in the world, take a cable car to Sugarloaf Mountain and hang out on Copacabana Beach. Then, head to Recife, Olinda, and one of the most beautiful island complexes in the world for sightseeing, snorkeling and relaxation. Fly to Manaus and begin your Amazon cruise through the Anavilhanas archipelago and the rivers of the watery forest, spot exotic wildlife in the jungle, meet an indigenous community, and swim with pink river dolphins. This honeymoon tour will create memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.
Rio de Janeiro
In Rio de Janeiro, ride the historic red train up to the 2329-foot peak of Corcovado mountain to see the colossal statue of Christ the Redeemer, which not only stands tall as the iconic image of Brazil but is also counted among the seven man-made miracles of the world. Be blown away by the incredible view. Take the thrilling cable car ride up the famous Sugarloaf Mountain, which towers over the Guanabara Bay.
Explore Tijuca Forest, the largest urban forest in the world; stop at the Vista Chinese lookout and later admire the Tijuca Waterfall Cascatinha. Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and the world-famous Selaron Steps. Enjoy a short tour of the traditional Cinelândia Square and its historical buildings; relax and people-watch on both Copacabana Beach and Ipanema Beach.
Recife and Olinda
Fly to the old colonial city of Recife and tour the neighborhood of Recife Antigo, the oldest part of town, stopping at Arsenal Square, Embaixada de Pernambuco and the Pernambuco Handicraft Center. Head to the small city of Olinda, less than 6 miles from Recife, characterized by Portuguese cobblestone streets and colorful colonial houses, monasteries, convents and baroque churches against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. Head to Largo da Misericórdia and Alto da Sé for a panoramic view of the surrounding bay.
Fernando de Noronha
Your next destination on your Brazil honeymoon tour is Fernando de Noronha, one of the most beautiful island complexes in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the abundance of sea life in the National Marine Park. Enjoy a mix of sightseeing, beach activities, and snorkeling. Expect to see rays, angel fish, corals, turtles, and keep your eyes peeled for small hammerhead sharks.
Take a boat excursion around the islands spotting dolphins, stop at the stunning beach of Baía do Sancho. Snorkel or have a lesson in freediving. Wander the beaches, bars, and restaurants at your own pace.
Your Amazon Cruise
Fly to Manaus and explore a little bit of this historic jungle city before stepping aboard your high-end houseboat for your wonderful Amazon cruise, which will take you up the Rio Negro and into the heart of the Anavilhanas nature reserve. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, blue aras, macaws, and sloths. Head out in the dinghy to get closer to the surroundings, meet the “caboclos” who cultivate manioc.
Trek through the jungle and learn the secrets of medicinal Amazonian plants. Enjoy a magical and refreshing dip in one of the astonishing cascades, and swim with pink river dolphins.
Please note all of the featured excursions, activities, and accommodations on this honeymoon tour can be tailored to suit your taste and your time availability in accordance with your personal wishes. All are private tours and transport with a private guide, with the exception of the cruise portion, which is on a shared basis with other passengers.