Brazil Tours

Sugarloaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro

beach in brazil

Explore the grand natural wonders of Brazil

The irresistible rhythm of Samba, with its lively tempo and African influenced beats, is the undeniable sound of Brazil.

Our luxurious Brazil tours revel in the many vast wonders of the world’s fifth-largest country, from the lush jungles and famous beaches, to the exciting wildlife thriving in bio-diverse habitats.

Witness the roaring waterfalls, imposing mountain ranges, vibrant urban culture and colonial villages that are all laid at your feet for you to discover and explore in world-class comfort and style.

Stretching from the glorious Amazon basin, the world’s largest tropical rainforest to the lowlands of the southernmost edge of Rio Grande do Sol, Brazil is a must-see on any South American journey.

Our Brazil tours will treat you the awe-inspiring Iguazu Falls, the joie de vivre of the favelas and streets of Rio de Janeiro as well as the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and many other hidden gems.


The difference is Scenic

The Scenic experience is personalised luxury.

At Scenic we believe 5-star luxury is standard, and found in the thoughtful details. Our passion for providing the ultimate in travel, combining exclusive access to richly authentic cultural experiences and all the 5-star comforts of an opulent holiday, the Scenic experience includes:

  • Exclusive Access - We’ll treat you to a private tour, exclusive access or VIP status at major tourist sites where possible. As a guest of the Belmond das Cataratas, you’ll have the exclusive breath-taking experience of watching the sun set over the top of the amazing Iguazu Falls, and in the morning you’ll have a private tour of the Falls before the gates are open to the public.
  • Personal Touch - We keep our groups capped at 36 guests, providing you with an intimate experience and efficient travel time. You’ll be personally greeted at the airport and transported to your hotel. All transfers, including to departure points are personalised and inclusive.
  • Travel in Style - All travel whether it is via road, ship or rail is of first-class standard to ensure your utmost comfort. Our day excursions sometimes include local travel varieties for an authentic experience.
  • Local Knowledge - All our guides and Tour Directors are experienced, English-speaking local experts with insider local knowledge and insights to share with you. They’ll take you to all the must-see highlights as well as the hidden gems only locals know about. This expertise is priceless.
  • Included value - All aspects of your luxury journey with are included. There are no hidden costs, on-site upselling and all tipping and gratuities are taken care of.
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Destinations and experiences

Nature’s untouched wonders of the mighty Amazon, the Galapagos Islands and the man-made miracle of Machu Picchu are just some of the South American delights on offer on our Brazil tours.

Our Brazil tours are comprehensive and varied. From Quito fly into the Galapagos Islands and board your luxurious expedition ship, equipped with Zodiacs, kayaks, skiffs and snorkelling equipment ready to explore the spectacular wildlife of the volcanic archipelago. Our naturist guides will escort you on excursions via Zodiac onto various islands for guided walking and sea tours to view fearless sea and land creatures, and exotic birdlife.

Journey even deeper into the heart of South America on a luxury cruise into the Amazon rainforest. Explore remote Amazon tributaries on skiffs and kayak, on a jungle trail spot monkeys and birds, visit local villages and meet native Amazonians.

In the El Valle Sagrado, the majestic Sacred Valley of the Incas you’ll stay at explora Valle Sagrada, a former private hacienda that has been elegantly transformed into a sanctuary. Choose from over 20 Freechoice activities varying in pace, timing and modes of transport to explore this stunning area. From the Inca Salt Plains to the ruins of Ollantaytambo, the culture and history of this valley will delight. We Enrich your experience with a display of the ‘dancing’ Paso horses before a delicious Andean feast at Hacienda Huayocarri.

In Rio de Janeiro ride the coghill railway up to the top of Corcovado Mountain for a spectacular view of the Christ the Redeemer statue, while the cable car at Sugarloaf Mountain will take you to the peak for stunning panoramic views. Dine like a carioca (local) and feast on a traditional churrascaria buffet dinner. Take a day trip to Petropolis or tour the favelas or visit the Maracana Stadium – it’s your choice.

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South American Tour Experiences

Our signature Enrich experiences and Freechoice activities provide the Scenic traveller with exclusive access to some of South America’s hidden secrets.

Scenic Enrich

Our unique, Enrich experiences are special, all-inclusive multi-sensory cultural activities that are entirely exclusive to the Scenic traveller.

A world of wonder awaits as you start your journey in the vibrant country of Brazil where you will explore the city and enjoy time in one of our iconic Special Stay locations.

On our Brazil tours, we Enrich your stay in Buenos Aires with a private performance of the Tango, and an opportunity to learn about the history and origins of this elegant traditional Argentinian dance.

dancers dancing the tango

Scenic Freechoice

Our Freechoice activity options offer you the flexibility to take the days on your South American tour with us as you like by selecting from a vast range of sightseeing options and activities conveniently arranged into Active, Moderate and Relaxed paces.

Take an insightful walking tour of downtown Rio de Janeiro, home to the Metropolitan Cathedral, Sao Bento Monastery and the Municipal Theatre. Learn about the history and culture of the city.

At Sugarloaf mountain the cable car takes you to the top of the peak. Discover the hidden secrets of Rio with a visit to Parque das Ruinas for spectacular views of the city.


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