This 10-day ‘Brazil Dunes & Pink Dolphins’ 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 the dune paradise of Jericoacoara for two-and-a-half days of relaxation and fun in the sand dunes, lagoons, river and mangroves. 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.
Dune Riding in Jericoacoara
Fly to Fortaleza and embark on a 175-mile road trip to the fascinating and mysterious sand dune world of Jericoacoara. Visit the beaches, dunes and freshwater lagoons of Praia do Perá and Praia da Malhada. The long coast on which the Jericoacoara National Park is situated is one of the most dazzling and unspoiled in the country, with cliffs of colored sands, rolling dunes, palm-lined beaches, beaches with freshwater lagoons, salt flats, reefs, small traditional fishing villages and more.
Ride the towering sand dunes in a dune buggy, dip in the Laguna Paraíso, lounge in a hammock, ride an e-bike, and explore the mangroves by kayak or stand-up paddleboard.
Your Amazon Cruise
Fly to Manaus and explore a little bit of this historic jungle city before stepping aboard your eco-friendly boutique houseboat for your wonderful Amazon pink dolphin Brazil 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.