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€6,315 Per person
11 days
Includes flights
Includes transfers
Includes activities
Includes hotels

One of the world's largest and most elusive big cats, the jaguar has become synonymous with Brazil's Pantanal. In the dry season of May to October, there are few better places in the world that offer such a good opportunity to try to spot one of these spectacular predators.

Itinerary highlights

  • Three days of dedicated jaguar spotting safaris in a specialist lodge.

  • Further wildlife excursions in the Pantanal wetlands in search of smaller cats such as the ocelot, monkeys, giant otters, capybara, cayman and an astonishing array of birdlife.

  • Free time in the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro, exploring the world-famous Copacabana beach, statue of Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.

  • Spend a couple of days exploring both the Argentine and Brazilian sides of the mighty Iguacu Falls.

Audley Travel Specialist Graham

Contact a specialist

Treat this trip purely as a starting point for your own tour to Brazil. Your specialist will ask you what you want and then shape your itinerary to match.

  • Your trip will be unique
  • We work to your interests and budget
  • Advice from first-hand expertise
  • Iguacu Falls
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Campo Grande
  • Pousada Caiman
  • Campo Grande

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from Ireland.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Iguacu Falls.

Day 2 Iguacu Falls

Iguacu Falls

Arrive in Iguacu today and transfer to your hotel. You could explore the Brazilian side of these spectacular waterfalls this afternoon as the trails are well sign posted.

Day 3 Iguacu Falls

Iguacu Falls

Today take a private guided tour of the Argentine side of the mighty Iguacu Falls, with breathtaking views.

Day 4 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Arrive in the vibrant city of Rio de Janeiro today. You will be met at the airport and driven to your hotel in a private vehicle.

Day 5 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

This morning you will head out on an exciting private tour of Rio's most iconic sights, including Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf Mountain.

Day 6 Pousada Caiman

Rio de Janeiro , Campo Grande , Pousada Caiman

Today take an indirect flight to Campo Grande, gateway to the Southern Pantanal. Upon arrival you will be met by a representative for the drive to your jaguar tracking lodge with the other guests.

Day 7 Pousada Caiman

Pousada Caiman

Full day of group activities from your Pantanal Lodge, in search of the region's diverse wildlife.

Day 8 Pousada Caiman

Pousada Caiman

Further excursions exploring the Pantanal. Look out for colourful macaws, capybara, playful monkeys and formidable caiman.

Day 9 Pousada Caiman

Pousada Caiman

Continue to explore this unique ecosystem in search of wildlife. You can choose to upgrade today's experience by spending the day with the lodge's jaguar conservation team who monitor the big cats on the property.

Day 10 International return flight

Pousada Caiman , Campo Grande , International return flight

Drive back to Campo Grande for your flight to Sao Paulo where you will connect for your international flight.

Day 11 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Fiona

Get in touch with our specialist and we'll plan your perfect holiday

The specialist who designs your trip to Brazil will have explored the country many times and, in some cases, lived there. Their first-hand knowledge gives us the belief that no other travel company can match our expertise in helping you plan your trip.

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