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Location: rio de janeiro

Day 1 - 20 Jun 2019

Rio de Janeiro Airport

rio de janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Airport
rio de janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Airport
rio de janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Airport

Content: The flight was from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to rio de janeiro airport and duration for the same was 17 hours 30 minutes. Its the top most airport and very clean and the security was also very quick.

Arena Ipanema

rio de janeiro, Arena Ipanema
rio de janeiro, Arena Ipanema
rio de janeiro, Arena Ipanema

Content: It is 30 mins away from the airport. Arena Ipanema hotel is very small but it is well organized. It is located at perfect location and staff was so friendly. They made our stay enjoyable.

Arpoador beach

rio de janeiro, Arpoador beach
rio de janeiro, Arpoador beach
rio de janeiro, Arpoador beach

Content: Arpoador beach is one of the best place to enjoy the sunset. People gather here to specially see the sunset. Surfing can be done here.

Brota

rio de janeiro, Brota

Content: Great place to eat after watching the sunset. It is a vegetarian cafe and the prices were reasonable but only bad thing about this cafe was the quantity was very less.

Location: rio de janeiro

Day 2 - 21 Jun 2019

Christ the Redeemer

rio de janeiro, Christ the Redeemer
rio de janeiro, Christ the Redeemer
rio de janeiro, Christ the Redeemer
rio de janeiro, Christ the Redeemer

Content: Christ the Redeemer is art deco statue of Jesus Christ. The top view was just breathtaking. It is really managed very well. The best part of it was the city view from the top.

Tijuca National Park

rio de janeiro, Tijuca National Park
rio de janeiro, Tijuca National Park
rio de janeiro, Tijuca National Park

Content: It is considered as the world's largest Atlantic rain forest national park inside a city. It was amazing trail. The waterfall was so beautiful. It is home to unique fauna. It is full of wildlife.

Sugarloaf Mountain

rio de janeiro, Sugarloaf Mountain
rio de janeiro, Sugarloaf Mountain
rio de janeiro, Sugarloaf Mountain

Content: We went on Sugar loaf mountain cable up to the top. There were many things to do on top like Souvenir shopping, photography, helicopter ride, and sitting in a restaurant, relaxing and enjoying the view. We enjoyed shopping a lot of things and bought to keep it as a memory.

Classico Beach Club

rio de janeiro, Classico Beach Club
rio de janeiro, Classico Beach Club

Content: It had an amazing view located on the top of Sugar loaf. The view was unforgettable. The atmosphere was great with live music, tasty food, and cocktails. The service was excellent.

Morro da Urca

rio de janeiro, Morro da Urca
rio de janeiro, Morro da Urca
rio de janeiro, Morro da Urca

Content: Morro da Urca is an alternative to cable cars. Along the path we luckily had a chance to see white eared marmoset. It was a great hiking place. The view was spectacular.

Location: Iguacu

Day 3 - 22 Jun 2019

Foz do Iguacu International Airport

Iguacu, Foz do Iguacu International Airport
Iguacu, Foz do Iguacu International Airport
Iguacu, Foz do Iguacu International Airport

Content: The flight was from rio de janeiro to Foz do Iguacu International Airport which was for 2 hours 30 minutes. We took gol airways. It is small airport and services were quick.

Belmond das Cataratas Hotel

Iguacu, Belmond das Cataratas Hotel
Iguacu, Belmond das Cataratas Hotel
Iguacu, Belmond das Cataratas Hotel

Content: Belmond das Cataratas Hotel is 30 minutes away from the airport. It is inside the national park and opposite to the stunning falls which makes the view amazing. Many adventure activities are also there.

Fortin Cataratas

Iguacu, Fortin Cataratas
Iguacu, Fortin Cataratas
Iguacu, Fortin Cataratas

Content: This restaurant is very well managed. The food was delicious and even the services were very quick. We had a great time.

Iguacu falls

Iguacu, Iguacu falls
Iguacu, Iguacu falls
Iguacu, Iguacu falls

Content: We went to Argentina side. The view was so stunning from this side. We can see the water fall really close by this side.It is indeed a spectacular place to visit, where a free train takes us to the top and a walk over the boardwalk over the river takes us to the very edge of the water falls. This is much bigger than Brazilian side. We also saw rare species of flora and fauna.

Location: Iguacu

Day 4 - 23 Jun 2019

Iguazu National Park

Iguacu, Iguazu National Park
Iguacu, Iguazu National Park
Iguacu, Iguazu National Park

Content: Iguaza National Park, on the Brazilian side, has the best panoramic view. We need to take boardwalk over the Salto Santa Maria, which makes us feel like walking on the water. By getting closer to Devil’s Throat makes us feel the power of water.

Biocentro Iguazu

Iguacu, Biocentro Iguazu
Iguacu, Biocentro Iguazu
Iguacu, Biocentro Iguazu

Content: The best thing to visit was the greenhouse and the butterfly pavilion. Many new species are there. But most of the species are not from Argentina. And the worst thing here is that animals are not given space to live. They are made to stay in the artificial surroundings. It is worse than a zoo.

Jungle Restaurant

Iguacu, Jungle Restaurant

Content: It is a great restaurant. There is good selection for all the courses. The best food item is steak which was so stunning. Desserts were also so delicious. The atmosphere is so cool. The staff is so attentive and the service was very quick.

Location: Iguacu

Day 5 - 24 Jun 2019

Parque das Aves

Iguacu, Parque das Aves
Iguacu, Parque das Aves
Iguacu, Parque das Aves

Content: Parque das Aves is home to more than 800 species. It was just fantastic. We can see many wonderful birds, as well as spiders and various reptiles. There is lovely artificial rain system to help in keeping you cool in the heat. It was clean and well maintained with beautiful birds, and plants.The macaw portion was really breathtaking. Definitely worth visiting for a couple hours .

Bel Viale

Iguacu, Bel Viale
Iguacu, Bel Viale

Content: This restaurant is in local area and serves many varieties in pizza and Mexican food. But the BBQ was just so stunning. The quantity served was so much and was more than enough. The rates were reasonable.

Location: Sao Paulo

Day 6 - 25 Jun 2019

GRU Airport

 Sao Paulo, GRU Airport
 Sao Paulo, GRU Airport
 Sao Paulo, GRU Airport

Content: This airport is very modern and well organized. It is easy to navigate by oneself. The signage is easy to understand and follow. It is very clean and well maintained. There are plenty of shopping and dining options. There are many options for Transportation from here. The restrooms are clean enough. The staff is friendly, helpful and informative.

Location: Paraty

Day 6 - 25 Jun 2019

Paraty

Paraty, Paraty
Paraty, Paraty
Paraty, Paraty

Content: From GRU airport we need to book a uber to reach Paraty. It takes almost 3 hours 30 minutes to reach Paraty. It was very time taking journey.

Pousada do Ouro

Paraty, Pousada do Ouro
Paraty, Pousada do Ouro
Paraty, Pousada do Ouro

Content: The view from the hotel was very good. The staff was very friendly. The rooms were clean and well maintained. It was beautiful place in an old city.

Location: Paraty

Day 7 - 26 Jun 2019

Saco do Mamangua Beach

Paraty, Saco do Mamangua Beach
Paraty, Saco do Mamangua Beach
Paraty, Saco do Mamangua Beach

Content: The Pao Acucar hike gives you an amazing view of the saco do mamangua fjords. We took a local bus for half an hour and when we reached we took a boat for a 15 minutes ride and then we started the hike to the top. It was a moderate hike around 1 hour straight to the top. The view was amazing.

Sono Beach

Paraty, Sono Beach
Paraty, Sono Beach
Paraty, Sono Beach

Content: Most of the beaches are in this area. It is wonderful beach that we can reach via a 2 hour hike in the forest. There are some tricky spots on the hike but they are manageable. The place we went had a red hammock and was the only place which had coconut water. Our meal was reasonably priced and was delicious, probably one of my best meals. It was just a simple dish but was exactly what we needed.

Centro Historico

Paraty, Centro Historico
Paraty, Centro Historico
Paraty, Centro Historico

Content: To take a walk around the historic center is a most while we are in Paraty. The colourful doors make us forget about everything. The history is very interesting of Portuguese colonial town. There are several souvenir shops. It is very well preserved.

Maiye Restaurante

Paraty, Maiye Restaurante
Paraty, Maiye Restaurante

Content: Maiye Restaurante is decorated with african decoration. We had good vibes by having dine in there. Bruschetta Caprese was the best thing that tasted. The other food items were also delicious. The quantity was very good. The service was excellent and dishes were super exquisite.

Location: rio de janeiro

Day 8 - 27 Jun 2019

Rio de Janeiro Airport

rio de janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Airport
rio de janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Airport
rio de janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Airport

Content: From Paraty to rio de janeiro it takes around 4 hours. The flight was from rio de janeiro to George Bush Intercontinental Airport and duration for the same was 17 hours 30 minutes. We had a great journey and collected a lot of memories.