Day 1: Rio de Janeiro
Arrive at any time. Head to a “quiosque” along Copacabana beach with your fellow travellers. Get to know the group over some drinks then head out to experience Rio’s famous nightlife.
Day 2: Rio de Janeiro/Paraty
Head out on a road trip to Paraty today! Wander the cobblestone streets as you admire the colourful doorways of this small colonial town. And the beautiful architecture is only half of Paraty's charm — just a quick boat ride away are some of the most stunning tropical beaches you will ever lay your eyes on.
Day 3: Paraty
Explore Saco do Mamanguá, a tropical fjord, by kayak, stop off at remote beaches to explore white sand beaches that meet the jungle.
Day 4: Paraty/Ilha Grande
Continue the road trip up the coast, winding past little towns and turquoise bays. Take the ferry to Ilha Grande, aka paradise.
Day 5: Ilha Grande
Free time to explore the gorgeous beaches of Ilha Grande. Choose to hike the remote trails or take a boat trip around the island —if that's more your style — to sip on a fresh coconut, or go snorkelling.
Day 6: Ilha Grande/Rio de Janeiro
Travel back to Rio de Janeiro. The afternoon is free to discover the city how you wish. You can choose to go on a city tour to pack in all the sights like the Christ the Redeemer statue on top of Corcovado, or take a leisurely stroll along Copacabana beach.
Day 7: Rio de Janeiro
In the morning, explore the favela with a local resident on a G Adventures-supported tour to watch a drumming demonstration, get a Capoeira lesson, and sample craft beers with a new perspective of the city. Enjoy a free afternoon to discover all that Rio has to offer.
Day 8: Rio de Janeiro
Depart at any time.