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Brazil & Las Guyanas Explorer

 

Summary:

Travellers to Brazil generally miss the amazing jewels that lie to the north of Rio de Janeiro. This trip has been designed to open up these seldom visited regions. We will explore some of the most beautiful sand landscapes on the planet, visit towns whic...

Duration
57 Days
Countries
4
Next Departure
31-Jul-2021
Starting at
USD 8,905.00
Price per day
USD 156.00

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Operator
Dragoman
Tour
Brazil & Las Guyanas Explorer
Travel Quality
Budget Travel
Group Size
0 - 25
Age Group
18 - 99 Years

Summary

Travellers to Brazil generally miss the amazing jewels that lie to the north of Rio de Janeiro. This trip has been designed to open up these seldom visited regions. We will explore some of the most beautiful sand landscapes on the planet, visit towns which no motorized vehicles can enter, hike to stunning waterfalls and through beautiful mountains. We visit all these remote places that few non Brazilians have even heard of; Jericoacoara, Lencois Maranhenses National Park, Chapada Da Diamantina National Park, Itacare or Sao Luis, to name a few… google them!

There are Brazil’s two coolest cities, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador de Bahia but it just gets better and better as we unlock the hidden gems of French Guiana, Suriname and Guyana; Caribbean beaches, the Amazon jungle and wildlife, ranches and horses, hiking, dugout canoeing and kayaking, not to mention the European Space Centre…. Yes that’s correct, it’s in French Guiana.

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Rio De Janeiro
Day 2.
Ouro Preto
Day 3.
Ouro Preto
Day 4.
Tres Marias
Day 5.
Brasilia
Day 6.
Alto Paraiso
Day 7.
Alto Paraiso
Day 8.
Central Brazil
Day 9.
Lencois
Day 10.
Lencois
Day 11.
Lencois
Day 12.
Itacare
Day 13.
Itacare
Day 14.
Itacare
Day 15.
Salvador
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Day 42.
Paramaribo
Day 43.
Paramaribo
Day 44.
Upper Suriname Area
Day 45.
Upper Suriname Area
Day 46.
Paramaribo
Day 47.
Bigi Pan
Day 48.
Nieuw Nickerie
Day 49.
Georgetown
Day 50.
Georgetown
Day 51.
Georgetown
Day 52.
Iwokrama Forest
Day 53.
Iwokrama Forest
Day 54.
Rupununi
Day 55.
Rupununi
Day 56.
Boa Vista
Day 57.
Boa Vista

Visited Countries (4): Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname

Visited cities (11): Belem, Boa Vista, Brasilia, Cayenne, Georgetown, Olinda, Ouro Preto, Paramaribo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador de Bahia, Sao Luis

 

Details

A truly epic trip away from the tourist trail that opens up parts of South America that are usually overlooked. A mixture of excellent roads and more difficult stuff, blend this into a trip that will suit most. Great history, landscapes, beaches, cities and culture blend this in to a most exciting journey. We mix hostels, hotels and local Pousadas with wild camping and campsites.

Remarks

Highlights

  • Discover the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro
  • Head underground into the gold mines of Ouro Preto
  • Guided tour of the futuristic city of Brasilia
  • Wander the streets of fascinating Lencois
  • 2 full days to explore the beautiful Chapada Diamantina National Park
  • Relax on the beach or take some surfing lessons in the eco coastal resort of Itacare
  • Sample the street food of Salvador
  • Hike in the stunning Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park
  • Visit 'small Lisbon' the beautiful town of Olinda
  • Relax on the pink sand dunes of Canoa Quebrada
  • Wander around the sandy streets of Jericoacoara
  • Explore the stunning Lencois Maranhenses NP
  • Enjoy a swim in the lagoons of the National park
  • Explore the colonial town of Belem, where the amazon reaches the Atlantic
  • Half day walking tour of Cayenne, capital of French Guiana
  • Take an optional boat trip around Devil's Island
  • Tour to the International Space Station
  • Explore the intriguing St Laurent du Maroni
  • Take a Sunset boat trip to spot dolphins on Suriname river
  • Walk around fascinating Paramaribo
  • Explore deep into Suriname jungle
  • Overnight in jungle cabins
  • Take some photos in bustling Georgetown
  • Go deep into the rain forest for a canopy walk

Included in Price

  • Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary
  • Breakfasts x 82, Lunches x 36, Dinners x 34
  • Comfortable Hotel 16 nightsMultishare Hostel 3 nightsCamping 14 nightsBasic Hotel 17 nightsOvernight Boat 2 nightsGuesthouse 3 nights

Important!

  • Depending on the trip, activities may include treks of 3-4 hours at altitude or across hilly terrain, multi-day treks at sea level, horseback riding, canoeing and other adventurous activities. A moderate level of fitness is required.
  • This is a fairly challenging trip; you may well be travelling at high altitudes, across deserts or through cold and windy or hot and steamy areas. The terrain and roads may be rough and the facilities can be very basic or non existent. There may be some long drive days followed by wild camps, and physically and mentally it can be tough, but there will be some rest days and time to relax as well.

Travel Package

DescriptionComing from Going to
Tour Rio de Janeiro Boa Vista

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

Tour Variations

Brazil & Las Guyanas Explorer with Carnival (62 Days)

Next Departure: 25-Feb-2022
Starting at: USD 10,350.00

 

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