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Brazil: Iguacu, the Pantanal, Rio & Buzios

11 days from $6,780pp

What is tailor made? 100% custom | Exceptional experiences | Hand-picked guides | Lodging with character | Designed to your schedule, budget & interests

Itinerary highlights

  • Visit both the Argentine & Brazilian side of the Iguacu Falls, with their magnificent contrasts.

  • Explore the Pantanal wetlands in search of howler monkeys, capybara, caimans and spectacular sunsets.

  • Take a cable car ride up Sugar Loaf Mountain to admire Rio's iconic skyline.

  • Unwind in the seaside town of Buzios, former haunt of Brigitte Bardot.

Price includes

In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodations
  • Iguacu
  • Campo Grande
  • Pousada Caiman
  • Campo Grande
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Buzios
  • Rio de Janeiro

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Iguacu


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 2 Iguacu


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

Day 3 Pousada Caiman

Iguacu , Campo Grande , Pousada Caiman

An early start for your indirect flight to Campo Grande, gateway to the southern Pantanal. Transfer to your lodge located in the heart of these vast wetlands.

Day 4 Pousada Caiman

Pousada Caiman

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

Day 5 Pousada Caiman

Pousada Caiman

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

Day 6 Rio de Janeiro

Pousada Caiman , Campo Grande , Rio de Janeiro

Transfer back to Campo Grande for your indirect flight to Rio. You will be met at the airport and driven to your hotel in private vehicle.

Day 7 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

You will be collected from your hotel for your full-day private guided tour of Rio's highlights, including a trip up Sugar Loaf Mountain and the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Lunch in a typical BBQ restaurant is also included.

Day 8 Buzios

Rio de Janeiro , Buzios

Today take a private transfer down the coast to the chic seaside town of Buzios. Arriving around midday you will have the rest of the day free to start exploring the town & beaches.

Day 9 Buzios


Free time in Buzios to relax on the beach, arrange snorkelling, boat cruises or watersports.

Day 10 Buzios


At leisure in Buzios to enjoy its beaches, shops and ice cream parlours.

Day 11 Return home

Buzios , Rio de Janeiro

Final morning free in Buzios. This afternoon transfer back to Rio in time for your onward flight.

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