Family Luxury Adventure Travel in Brazil

Brazil is the country of Copacabana, Bossa Nova, Rio de Janeiro, the Girl from Ipanema, Samba. The beat of Brazil is one that many people around the world know, as its music is infectious. For families, Brazil is a wonderful adventure – music and dance, incredible nature and wildlife, amazing cities, and of course, some of the very best beaches in the world!

Destination Highlights

Cities and Culture

Rio is one of the most beautifully located and recognizable cities in the world. The Sugarloaf Mountain, the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, the old colonial architecture, the meat restaurants where the food just keeps coming. This is Rio!


Brazil may have the finest beaches in the world. From the amazing beaches that run all the way up the north east coast, to the pulsating Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon beaches of Rio. Where else in the world will you find a baby diaper changing service next door to a beer stand right on the beach, but in Rio?

Wildlife & Nature

Explore the jungles of the Amazon and the Pantanal wetlands. Go horseback riding in search of capybara or tapirs, and go snorkeling in rivers where you’ll see freshwater fish in abundance and maybe even an anaconda! The Iguazu Falls are on the border of Brazil and Argentina. Once seen, they are never to be forgotten.


  • Amazing Rio- the name says it all!
  • The Iguazu Falls – possibly the greatest waterfalls in the world!
  • The beaches – pristine and beautiful, stretching for thousands of miles
  • The Pantanal region – home to jaguars, crocs, giant anteaters, capybara and other incredible South American wildlife
  • Bonito – this little town is Brazil’s adventure wonderland – enjoy the freshwater river snorkeling, descending into mysterious caves, white water rafting, and river tubing!

Brazil Sample Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive in Rio. Tonight enjoy a non stop buffet feast at a traditional steak restaurant.

Days 2-3
Exploring Rio – Sugarloaf, Christ the Redeemer, the old colonial center and of course the beaches! Shopping is outstanding as well.

Day 4
Travel to the Pantanal wetlands region. Spend the next 3 days searching for wildlife by boat and on horseback. You may even see an elusive Jaguar.

Days 5-6
Exploring the Pantanal.

Day 7
Off to Bonito, the adventure center of Brazil. Go white water rafting, caving, river snorkeling, and go on an anaconda safari with a world renowned expert.

Days 8-9
Bonito Adventures.

Day 10
Fly to the world famous Iguazu Falls. Vis the Brazilian falls.

Day 11
Today cross into Argentina and visit the Argentinian side of the falls, including an adventurous boat ride under the cascades. Return to Brazil.

Day 12
Fly to Sao Paulo and connect to your flight back home.

Optional Add-on

Travel to the North East, home to some of the best beaches in the world.

Brazil Trip Tips & FAQ's

What time of year is best to travel to Brazil?

Brazil is a year round destination. The Brazilian winter is from June – August and this is a good time to beat the crowds. Peak Season is over Xmas and New Year and we do not recommend travel to Brazil at this time as Brazilians are traveling in huge numbers. We really like the shoulder seasons – March -May and September-November.

Is Brazil a good place for a family vacation?

For sure. There is so much to see and do. It’s incredibly stimulating and exciting. Brazil is a modern, Westernized country, and so you can be sure of having all the conveniences you are used to.

What is there to do in Brazil?

Explore the cities, go to the world class beaches, go on a Brazilian safari or an adventurous trip to Bonito, and be amazed by the Iguazu Falls.

What is the food like in Brazil?

The food is a real mix of cultures, with European, African and South American influences. Brazilians love their meat and the meat restaurants are legendary.

Where to stay on a Brazil luxury travel package?

Brazil has all the chain hotels that you are familiar with, as well as wonderful boutique hotels. Beach villas can be booked in their entirety.

Are luxury tours of Brazil expensive?

Yes. Brazil is an expensive country. Getting around is also expensive as you have to fly to most places.