Brazil: Sao Paulo to Rio

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Trip Overview

Between the cities, landscape, and culture, Brazil is one of the most fun and vibrant countries for an MBA Trek. While the highlight of this trek is sailing in the Brazilian Islands, you’ll still get the opportunity to explore the unique cultures in Sao Paulo and Rio.

Price range varies depending on group size, time of travel, accommodation level, and included activities.

Important Trip Information


  • Hotel 8 Nights


  • 8 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches


  • Private transport

Trip Highlights

  • English speaking guide throughout
  • Sao Paulo City Tour
  • Schooner Cruise
  • Lagoa Azul Cruise
  • Snorkeling
  • Rio de Janeiro City Tour
  • Christ the Redeemer


  • International flights
  • International airport departure tax
  • Any visas required
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Late check out at hotels
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks with included lunches and dinners
  • Tips for leaders, guide and driver
  • Expenditure of personal nature
  • Personal Insurance
  • Optional activities

Additional Experiences
Itinerary Overview
Day 1 - Sao Paulo

Welcome to Sao Paulo. You will be transferred to your hotel upon arrival. Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 5 pm. Please look for a note in the hotel lobby or ask reception where it will take place. We’ll be collecting your insurance details and next of kin information at this meeting, so please ensure you have all these details to provide to your leader.

At proper time, you will be transferred to DOM for your dinner (dinner is not included and you will have to pay on your own once there). Return to the hotel.

Included Activities: Private transport Hotel – DOM – hotel.

Included Meals: None

Day 2 - Paraty

Morning free.

In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Paraty by private transport. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Included Activities: Private transfer Sao Paulo – Paraty.

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 3 - Paraty

Sail by schooner to several of the most beautiful beaches and islands in the bay of Paraty, all surrounded by dense rainforest. After sailing for roughly forty minutes the schooner makes three stops of around one hour each for sunbathing, swimming, and snorkelling.

Included Activities: Schooner cruise with lunch

Included Meals: breakfast, lunch

Day 4 - Ilha Grande

Today you will be transferred to Ilha Grande by private transport. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Included Activities: Private transfer Paraty – Ilha Grande

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 5 - Ilha Grande

Today you will enjoy one of the most popular attractions of the island. Great snorkeling site rich in sea life, surrounded by mountains, lush vegetation and three stunning beaches.

Included Activities: Lagoa Azul Cruise with lunch

Included Meals: breakfast, lunch

Day 6 - Rio de Janeiro

Today you will be transferred to Rio de Janeiro by private transport.

Included Activities: Private transfer Ilha Grande – Rio de Janeiro

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 7 - Rio de Janeiro

Today, around 9am, you’ll be taken on a full-day guided tour that spans some of Rio’s most iconic sights. Head up to Santa Teresa, a beautiful artistic neighborhood situated on a hill overlooking the city. While walking the cobbled streets you’ll discover eclectic architecture, art galleries and restaurants before stopping by the famous Selaron Stairs. Continue on to Corcovado for an eagle-view of the city from the base of Christ the Reedemer. One of the new Seven Wonders of the World, this enormous white statue stands over Rio, offering sweeping 360-degree views of the city’s natural wonders. Expect to be finished around 4pm.

Included Activities: Rio de Janeiro – Guided tour including Santa Teresa, Selaron Steps, Christ the Redeemer statue and Rio downtown

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 8 - Rio de Janeiro

Day at leisure.

Included Activities: None

Included Meals: breakfast

Day 9 - Depart Rio de Janeiro

There are no activities planned for the final day and you are able to depart the accommodation at any time. At proper time, you will be transferred to airport.

Included Activities: None

Included Meals: breakfast

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