Rio de Janeiro

Rio & the Wildlife of Brazil Itinerary

Rio, the Amazon the Pantanal - a fantastic wildlife odyssey in Brazil.

13 days from £5200pp plus international flights.

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Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Day 1

Rio de Janeiro

Arrive in Rio de Janeiro and settle into your guest house in a popular suburb. Maybe venture out to explore this famous city, or just relax after your flight.

Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Day 2

Rio De Janeiro

Today you have a full guided day tour of the city, to point out the main sites and landmarks and help you get your bearings. Your itinerary will include visits to Corcovado and the Sugarloaf Mountain, from both of which there are spectacular views of the city.

Breakfast

Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Day 3

Rio De Janeiro

A full day to spend as you wish, on further exploration of the city's sights, perhaps going shopping, or simply relaxing and enjoying the atmosphere of this famous city.

Breakfast

Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Day 4

Rio To The Amazon

Fly from Rio to the Amazon and transfer by road and river to Cristalino Lodge. The lodge has many trails for your to explore and two 50 metre observation towers giving you views high above the forest canopy.

Breakfast, dinner

Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Days 5 & 6

The Amazon

Two full days at Cristalino Lodge. You have the opportunity to try some wonderful rainforest activities such as canoeing, exploring the trails, bird watching and wildlife watching.

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Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Day 7

The Amazon To The Pantanal

Today you fly to Cuiaba and transfer to Araras Lodge. This is a small lodge with excellent eco credentials and a great base from which to explore the wildlife and scenery of the Pantanal.

Breakfast, dinner

Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Day 8

The Pantanal

A full day to spend exploring. Activities available here include horse riding, river cruises, canoeing and guided walking safaris in the forest and Pantanal plains. There is also an observation tower with great views of the plains.

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Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Day 9

To Jaguar Lodge

Spend the morning at Araras Lodge and after lunch transfer to Jaguar Lodge in the Jaguar Ecological Reserve. This is a family-run lodge in a stunning setting surrounded by some of Brazil's most beautiful scenery.

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Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Days 10 & 11

Jaguar Lodge

Two full days at Jaguar Lodge. The main activities offered from the lodge are boat trips along the Cuiaba River, about a 45 minute drive from the lodge. The boat trips offer the best chance of seeing jaguars in the wild, and also allow sightings of giant otters and numerous bird species. The lodge also offers guided walks through the Pantanal which are an excellent way of seeing the local wildlife, culture and scenery of the region as well as night drives to see nocturnal wildlife.

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Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Day 12

Jaguar Lodge To Cuiaba

Leaving Jaguar Lodge, you travel along the Transpantaneira with a private guide for wildlife watching en-route to Cuiaba. The journey till take about seven hours.

Breakfast

Toucan seen on Rio and wildlife of Brazil tour

Day 13

Fly To Sao Paulo

Today you fly from Cuiaba to Sao Paulo, where you can connect with a homebound flight.

Breakfast

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