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Wonders of Brazil

Mixed Board Basis 12 nights from £3,899 per person

  • Included:
  • Flights & taxes
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Checked baggage
  • ATOL protection
  • In resort assistance & 24 hour contact centre
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Overview

Brazil is a fascinating and exhilarating destination, from the cobbled streets of Paraty to the majestic Iguassu Falls and the thumping beats of Rio de Janeiro. It has it all – friendly people, gorgeous beaches, colonial history and amazing scenery. And then there’s the wildlife – tropical birds, caiman, jaguars and more. This 13-day tour takes you on an unforgettable journey through Brazil’s highlights, no doubt sparking a life-long love of this unique region. (GCL - SZWB)

Highlights

  • Soak up the culture in Rio de Janeiro
  • Explore the colonial town of Paraty
  • Be awed by the beauty of Iguassu Falls
  • Spend some free time in Bonito – a great place for nature lovers
  • Take part in a wildlife excursion in Pantanal

Details

Day 1

Rio de Janeiro

Arrive in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to your hotel. There will be a briefing in the evening with your tour guide, but the rest of the day is yours to explore at leisure. You may also take an optional city tour.

Day 2-3

Paraty

Journey down the Costa Verde to the colonial town of Paraty, spending the afternoon exploring the streets, shops and cafes. On day three, you’re free to do as you please, whether that’s island-hopping from beach to beach in the Ihla Grande Bay and gaining an underwater snorkelling or diving experience, swimming, kayaking, horseback riding or visiting a typical fazenda for a sampling of local cachaça (the famous ingredient for the Brazilians Caipirinha). It might be a quiet town but they are not short of activities!

(Two breakfasts included)

Days 4

Paraty/Sao Paulo

Leave the coast and head inward to the most populated city in Brazil – Sao Paulo. You’ll enjoy an orientation of the city and time to explore.

(One breakfast included)

Day 5-6

Foz do Iguacu

In the morning take a flight to the Iguassu Falls (saving time on the long journey) for two full days of exploring the astounding falls from both Argentinian and Brazilian sides. You’ll have the opportunity to visit the bird park with its abundance of colourful wildlife, or hop on a helicopter ride for a birds-eye view of the cascading waterfalls.

Day 6 you will cross over to the Argentinian side for more spectacular views. You will explore the area’s walking trails, with the option to enjoy a fantastic boat tour to see the falls up close – be prepared for some spectacular views and make sure you take a waterproof with you! Some of the trails will take you over the falls of Devil’s Throat, the highest and deepest of the falls, whilst others will meander through the forest on the Argentine side.

(Two breakfasts included)

Days 7-9

Bonito

On day seven, you’ll be travelling by bus to Bonito to spend some time in this adventure packed place. You’ll have plenty of free time here to choose which activities take your fancy – explore the natural wonders of the underwater caves, swim in natural pools or go snorkelling in the beautifully clear waters. There’s options to go rafting, visit nesting macaws or simply enjoying a restful few days by the river.

(Two breakfasts included)

Days 10-11

Pantanal

Take a two-day excursion to appreciate the beauty and myriad wildlife in Pantanal. The accommodation may be basic but the experience is truly unique – you’ll be in a large tent and sleeping in hammocks to further enhance your experience here. This area is rich in birdlife and various wildlife species, such as anacondas, anteaters, howler monkeys, caiman and giant river otters, you’ll have plenty of time to spot these on the Pantanal Wildlife Excursions.

(Two breakfasts, lunches and dinners included)

Day 12

Rio de Janeiro

Today you will transfer to Campo Grande before flying over to Rio for your last day in the city – enjoy a final meal and night out on the town with your group.

(Breakfast included)

Day 13

Rio de Janeiro

Depart from Rio de Janeiro today.

(Breakfast included)

  • International flights
  • Internal travel: Public bus; van; plane
  • Hotels (10 nights); tented room with hammocks in the Pantanal (2 nights, multi-share)
  • 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners (Allow USD550-715 for meals not included)
  • Beach time in Paraty; Iguassu Falls fees and visit (Brazil and Argentina); Bonito stay; Pantanal wildlife excursion (2-day); Rio de Janeiro stay
  • Tour guide throughout; local guide while in the Pantanal
  • Small group experience; max 16, avg 10

The weather information shown below refers to the first stop on the tour, call us and speak to one of our travel experts for the most up-to-date forecasts and weather details for your tour.

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Oct
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