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Travel Challenge: A two-week break in Brazil


Each week, we invite three companies to offer us their best deal for a specific holiday. Today: a two-week break in Brazil. Prices are per person, based on two people travelling together. Each package includes B&B accommodation, flights from Heathrow in November, connecting flights and transfers.


Journey Latin America

Includes BA flights to Sao Paulo on any date in November and B&B in Foz do Iguacu, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty and Ilha Grande. "This trip offers the best of Brazil – spectacular scenery, vibrant city life, colonial ports and stunning beaches," says Megan Parkinson of Journey Latin America (020-8747 8315;  journeylatinamerica.co.uk).


Steppes Travel

Includes TAM airlines flights to Sao Paulo on 1 November and B&B in Foz do Iguacu, Rio and Paraty. "This itinerary offers an insight into the highlights of Brazil – ideal for those making a first-time visit," says Oliver Lever (01285 880980; steppestravel.co.uk).



Includes BA flights to Rio de Janeiro on either 20, 22, 27 and 29 November with B&B in Rio, Foz do Iguacu and Buzios. "Brazil offers sprawling cities, awe-inspiring, natural landscapes and unforgettable experiences," says Sarah Beckwith (01306 747008; kuoni.co.uk).