Essence of Brazil |

12 days


This itinerary was designed as an exclusive overview of Brazilian culture and nature in the north and northeast of the country, including a private yacht charter in the Amazon and a fabulous private villa in Trancoso.



Arrive in São Paulo, head to Manaus where a 4-day cruise in the Rio Negro and Solimões regions of the Amazon will unveil this intriguing destination. From this immersion into nature, head to Salvador, Brazil’s first capital and the cradle of religious syncretism, for 3 days of history and culture. End your time in Brazil with 4 days in a private villa in Trancoso, enjoying the beach and sunshine.

1 - São Paulo

One Day for arrival in São Paulo to relax before the adventures ahead. For those arriving from the US, it is possible to save travel time by arriving straight into Manaus.

2-5 - Amazon-Negro river

Board one of our private yachts for 4 days adventure in the Amazon. Trek amongst giant trees, explore remote riverside communities, go fishing and enjoy the incredible beaches of the Amazon. According to your preferences, a private Chef can be hired and we can top the experience with a hydroplane expedition.

6-8 - Salvador

Salvador is the most vibrant city of Northeastern Brazil and a perfect place to dive into understanding the afrobrazilian culture, music, gastronomy. The Bay of All Saints is also very beautiful and ideal to explore on board a sailing boat or yacht.

9-12 - Trancoso

The trip ends in the hippest beach in Brazil in one of our private villas, a chance to celebrate the end of a journey and relax on the beach for a few days.

Even the most demanding clients will find good alternatives for their accomodation in all destinations of this trip – from the Amazon yachts to the villas in Trancoso. You will experience varying levels and styles of lodging. In São Paulo, stay at one of the country’s most luxurious boutique hotels; in the Amazon, 3 nights onboard a yacht through the rainforest; in Salvador you’ll choose from charming and well-located small hotels and in Trancoso the privacy and comfort of a private villa or a gourgeous hotel.

Who's it for: This is a premium journey designed for those looking for one of the best travel possible experiences in Brazil and budget is of less concern.