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Belmond Hotel das Cataratas

Belmond in Brazil: Rio and Iguaçu Falls

9-day tailor-made holiday from £5,225 pp incl. flights


Short description

A luxurious exploration of Rio de Janeiro and Iguaçu Falls

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  • Enjoy the samba vibes of Copacabana
  • Visit the famous Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain
  • Discover the natural beauty of UNESCO-listed Iguaçu Falls
  • Embark on a Macuco boat safari at Iguaçu Falls
  • Stay at two of Brazil's finest hotels

In Brief

  • 4 Nights Rio de Janeiro
  • 3 Nights Iguaçu Falls


Recommended for:
City | History & culture | Natural world

Belmond is one of the world's leading luxury hotel brands, offering stylish accommodation, immaculate service and stunning facilities in some of the world's most desirable locations. This tailor-made holiday to Brazil includes stays at two of their most iconic hotels - the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas in Iguaçu Falls. You'll begin your holiday in Rio, where you'll visit the iconic landmarks of Corcovado and Sugar Loaf Mountain, while staying just yards from the golden sands of Copacabana Beach. From Rio you'll fly to spectacular Iguaçu Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage site on the border with Argentina. You'll spend a further four nights here, staying in the lap of luxury, just seconds from the falls themselves. Spend your days exploring both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of the park and enjoying the stunning nature and wildlife that make this one of Brazil's most enduringly popular destinations.

Day by day itinerary

Days 1-4
Rio de Janeiro

Arrive in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to the luxurious Belmond Copacabana Palace, located on iconic Copacabana Beach. Spend the following three days exploring this remarkable city, including a ride in a cable car to the summit of Sugar Loaf Mountain and a journey through the rainforests of the Tijuca National Park to the summit of Corcovado and the statue of Christ the Redeemer. Other highlights include the lively district of Lapa, renowned for its samba bars and exciting nightlife; beautiful Ipanema Beach; and the historic neighbourhood of Santa Teresa, home to bohemian cafes, a wonderful weekend market and a flourishing art scene.

Stay: Belmond Copacabana Palace (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Days 5-7
Iguaçu Falls

Transfer to Rio's domestic airport and board a flight to Iguaçu Falls in the beautiful state of Paraná, next to the border with neighbouring Argentina. On arrival you'll be met and transferred to the Belmond Hotel das Cataratas where you'll spend the next three nights.

Spend the following two days exploring the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of the falls, including a Macuco Safari, an exciting adventure that begins deep inside the rainforest and ends under the falls themselves, with spectacular views of the Three Musketeers and the Devil's Throat.

Stay: Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, Iguaçu Falls (Deluxe)

Meals: B

Days 8-9

Transfer from your hotel to airport in time for your overnight flight home.

Meals: B


Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Deluxe

9-day tailor-made holiday
from £5,225 pp incl. flights


Low Season

from £5,225 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £6,050 pp. incl. flights


  • Complimentary UK airport lounge access
  • Return flights from London to Rio and from Iguassu to London
  • Domestic flight from Rio to Iguassu
  • Private transfers
  • 7 nights accommodation in 5* (Deluxe) hotels on a B&B basis
  • Private excursions with English-speaking guides

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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