Northern Brazil Express
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This quick nine-day tour of northern Brazil hits loads of highlights north of Rio. Samba dance and sip caipirinhas beside the turquoise waters of the Atlantic coast, discover the gorgeous old buildings of Salvador, Bahia, and find out once and for all why Rio's so famous for its nightlife. The tour maximizes time by including two short flights to skip long, overnight bus rides. Hop on board and see Brazil north of Rio.

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  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Light
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 154236
  • Starts: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Finishes: Fortaleza, Brazil
You will Visit
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Fortaleza



Day 1: Rio de Janeiro

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting


Day 2: Rio de Janeiro/Salvador (1B)

Fly up the coast to the capital of Bahia and enjoy an orientation walk around the Pelourinho or old city centre complete with brightly painted colonial buildings.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Plane (5.00 hour(s))


Day 3: Salvador

Enjoy free time to explore town. Hit the beach, take a capoeira lesson, or learn how to samba.


Day 4: Salvador/Fortaleza

Cover the long distance with another flight to the vibrant city of Fortaleza. Enjoy an orientation walk upon arrival.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Plane (3.00 hour(s))


Day 5: Fortaleza/Jericoacoara

Spend the day travelling further north past beaches and sand dunes to reach Jericoacoara, a tranquil slice of beachside paradise.

Local bus (8.00 hour(s))


Day 6: Jericoacoara

Affectionately known as 'Jeri' to locals, Jericoacoara is a small fishing village where the streets are made of sand. Surrounded by sand dunes, and stunning coastline there are plenty of activities to choose from during the day. At night, the town lights up with its many restaurants and fun nightlife.


Day 7: Jericoacoara

Explore the small town, take a stroll along the endless beach and watch windsurfers ride the waves. Opt to take a surf lesson, rent a stand up paddle board or soak up the sun.


Day 8: Jericoacoara/Fortaleza

Transfer back to Fortaleza and after leaving behind the chill town of Jeri enjoy the hustle and nightlife of the city.

Local bus (8.00 hour(s))


Day 9: Fortaleza

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

    • Orientation walks in Salvador and Fortaleza
    • Beach time in Jericoacoara
    • Internal flights
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Hostels/hotels (8 nts)
    • 1 breakfast
    • Plane, taxis, public bus, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Witness a capoeiera performance
  • Sip caipirinhas
  • Explore Brazil's coastal cities
  • Relax on some of the world's most beautiful beaches.