Welcome to the Jungle, Cities & Beaches of Brazil

Trip Region: South America
Country(ies): Brazil
Partners Trek? Yes
Cost: $2400
Airfare Estimate: $1100
Structure:   •   Lodging:   •   Nightlife: 5   •   Activity: 2

Trek Description:

Brazil is calling your name, from the lively streets of Rio de Janeiro to the deep jungle landscapes of the Amazon! This meticulously curated trip invites you to explore Brazil’s iconic landmarks, vibrant culture, and breathtaking natural beauty. Start your adventure in the Amazon Rainforest, where you’ll explore the rivers, unique wildlife, and people that make this majestic region of the country so special. From here, head to Rio, where you’ll visit the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and the picturesque Sugar Loaf Mountain, dine at local favorites, and experience the city’s famed nightlife at Rio Scenarium. From gourmet dining experiences to jungle nights, this journey offers a blend of discovery, relaxation, and adventure. So get your IVs stocked because you don’t want to miss this once in a lifetime experience of visiting Amazon rainforest and crazy partying in Brazil with the most fun trek leaders!!! 😛

Day 1 — Saturday, Aug 19


Daksha Tidke

Hometown: Mumbai, India
Undergrad: Mumbai University
Pre-MBA life: Consulting
Post-MBA plans: Consulting

Why should you join my trek?
BRAZILLLLL!! LALA LALA LALA LAAAA….holaa, MBA party animals! Get ready to let loose because Brazil is calling, and it’s promising to fulfill all your ultimate party dreams—and then some! Pub crawls through the vibrant streets of Rio??? you got it!! Beach clubs where the drinks flow like the Amazon River???? you got it!!! Oh, and the yacht party that’ll make even the most seasoned socialites jealous?? you got it BABYYYYYYY!!!

But wait, there’s more! Have you ever dreamt of kissing a pink dolphin? How about dancing the night away in a swirl of samba at Carnival, with the iconic Christ the Redeemer watching over? Join the Brazil MTrek and not only will you experience the party of a lifetime, and make lifelong friends (or maybe a life partner :P) but you’ll also get insider tips on mastering the MBA life at Ross, straight from the mouths of Ross seniors—because let’s face it, we know how to work hard and play harder by now. So, pack your dancing shoes and IVs, because this trip isn’t just about living the dream—it’s about turning your wildest party fantasies into reality. See you on the dance floor! 🎉💃

Chu Ko

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Undergrad: State University of New York – Stony Brook
Pre-MBA life: Technical Project Manger @ Tech Industry
Post-MBA plans: Technical Product Mangement / Consulting

Why should you join my trek?
Seeking adventure? Imagine an epic journey through dense jungles, pulsating city scenes, and tranquil beaches – that’s your call to Brazil!
Visualize the magnificent Christ the Redeemer with arms outstretched, much like your Mtrek Leader, beckoning you with a warm, “Venha conosco!” (“Come, join us!”). Concerned about not speaking Portuguese? Fret not! Even without a common language, we can embark on a journey of discovery and connection, embracing the thrill of the unknown together.
It’s time to shake off the dust from your travel gear, take your passport in hand, and reserve your place in an adventure where the formality of the boardroom dances with the freedom of a Brazilian carnival. The true value of this experience won’t be found in your MBA texts but in the laughter, tales, and samba moves that you’ll treasure forever.