8 days
Rio de Janeiro, São Paolo, extension to Iguaçu Falls

A rising economic player, Brazil is home to both the vibrant city of Rio and the seemingly endless supply of waterfalls, rainforests and mountains to explore.

After checking out Rio’s world-famous beaches, visit a local company to learn more about the economy of the city that shines. With real-time trades being made at São Paulo’s stock exchange and thriving businesses on Paulista Avenue, get an inside look at what makes this sunny metropolis tick.
Business and Culture in China tour map
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Brazil

  • Day 2: Rio de Janeiro

    Arrive in Rio de Janeiro

    Enjoy free time in Rio de Janeiro

  • Day 3: Rio de Janeiro

    Take a guided tour of Rio de Janeiro

    • Rio beaches
    • Urca District
    • Candelária Church
    • Municipal Theatre
    • Carioca Square
    • Church of San Antonio
    • New Cathedral
    • Carioca Aqueduct
    • Flamengo Park

    Ride a cogwheel train up Corcovado Mountain and see the Christ the Redeemer statue

    Enjoy a Brazilian BBQ dinner

  • Day 4: Rio de Janeiro

    Attend a business visit

  • Day 5: São Paulo

    Fly to São Paulo

    Take a guided tour of São Paolo

    With your local guide you will see:

    • Paulista Avenue (financial district)
    • Liberdade (Japanese district)
    • Cathedral of São Paulo
    • Pátio do Colégio
    • São Bento Monastery
    • Martinelli Building
    • São Paulo Stock Exchange
    • Banco do Brasil Cultural Center
    • Anhangabaú Valley
    • Municipal Theater
  • Day 6: São Paulo

    Attend a business visit

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 7: São Paulo + Depart for home

    Enjoy free time in São Paulo

    Board an overnight flight

  • Day 8: Arrive home

Interested in learning more about this trip?
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Brazil

  • Day 2: Rio de Janeiro

    Arrive in Rio de Janeiro

    Enjoy free time in Rio de Janeiro

  • Day 3: Rio de Janeiro

    Take a guided tour of Rio de Janeiro

    • Rio beaches
    • Urca District
    • Candelária Church
    • Municipal Theatre
    • Carioca Square
    • Church of San Antonio
    • New Cathedral
    • Carioca Aqueduct
    • Flamengo Park

    Ride a cogwheel train up Corcovado Mountain and see the Christ the Redeemer statue

    Enjoy a Brazilian BBQ dinner

  • Day 4: Rio de Janeiro

    Attend a business visit

  • Day 5: São Paulo

    Fly to São Paulo

    Take a guided tour of São Paolo

    With your local guide you will see:

    • Paulista Avenue (financial district)
    • Liberdade (Japanese district)
    • Cathedral of São Paulo
    • Pátio do Colégio
    • São Bento Monastery
    • Martinelli Building
    • São Paulo Stock Exchange
    • Banco do Brasil Cultural Center
    • Anhangabaú Valley
    • Municipal Theater
  • Day 6: São Paulo

    Attend a business visit

    Enjoy dinner

  • Day 7: São Paulo + Depart for home

    Enjoy free time in São Paulo

    Board an overnight flight

  • Day 8: Arrive home

Interested in learning more about this trip?

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group.

  • Accommodations

    5 overnight stays in hotels with private bathroos (7 with extension)

  • On-tour transportation

    Land transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Light breakfast daily; 3 local dinners or 5 with extension

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    Your expert Tour Director is with your group 24/7, providing deep local insight while handling all program logistics.

  • Expert Local Guides

    Your expert local guides are natural historians, adding cultural insight and enhancing teaching moments wherever your curriculum takes you.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Rio de Janeiro; São Paulo

  • Entrances

    Sugarloaf Mountain; Corcovado; With extension: Macuco Safari

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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