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Luxury Brazil: Iguacu, the Pantanal, Rio and Trancoso

14 days from $9,075pp

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

    Places visited:

  • Sao Paulo
  • Iguacu
  • Campo Grande
  • Pousada Caiman
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Porto Seguro
  • Trancoso
  • Enjoy privileged access to Brazil's mighty Iguacu Falls outside of National Park opening hours.

  • Search for wildlife in luxury in an exclusive Pantanal Lodge.

  • Marvel at Rio's most iconic sights such as Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer.

  • Relax on the beach near the tranquil village of Trancoso.

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What our specialists say...

Brazil is home to some memorable luxury hotels and this itinerary incorporates some of our very favourites, covering the country's most iconic sights. Begin with a couple of nights at the mighty Iguacu Falls, staying in the only hotel located right inside the national park. Move onto the vast Pantanal wetlands and then Rio de Janeiro, where you stay in a luxury hotel on the famous Copacabana beach before finishing up with a few days relaxation in a beautiful coastal hideaway.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Sao Paulo
  • Iguacu
  • Campo Grande
  • Pousada Caiman
  • Campo Grande
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Porto Seguro
  • Trancoso
  • Porto Seguro

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Iguacu

Sao Paulo , Iguacu

Connect on to your flight to Iguacu, here you will be met and transferred to your hotel overlooking the falls. You have the rest of the afternoon to explore at leisure, strolling the walkways at the main falls. You may also wish to take a helicopter flight for a unique way to see the falls.

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Day 2 Iguacu

Iguacu

Enjoy a tour to the other side of the falls today. Cross into Argentina with your guide, and take some time to get up close to the falls and explore the forests of the Argentinian side.

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Day 3 Pousada Caiman

Iguacu , Campo Grande , Pousada Caiman

This morning transfer to the airport in time for your indirect flight to Campo Grande, where you will be met and transferred to your lodge in the heart of the Pantanal.

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Day 4 Pousada Caiman

Pousada Caiman

Full day of wildlife activities in the Pantanal, exploring the wetlands and trails by boat.

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Day 5 Pousada Caiman

Pousada Caiman

Head out on foot in search of a wonderful array of flora and fauna.

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Day 6 Pousada Caiman

Pousada Caiman

Final day of activities in the Pantanal. If you wish you could book an additional excursion locally to track Jaguar.

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Day 7 Rio de Janeiro

Pousada Caiman , Campo Grande , Rio de Janeiro

Transfer back to Campo Grande for your flight to Rio. Your guide will meet you and transfer you to your historic beachfront hotel.

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Day 8 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Spend the day touring Rio's iconic sites, including the Christ the Redeemer statue with your guide.

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Day 9 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

A free day to explore Rio further at your own pace. You could also try some additional activities like a cooking class, or spend the evening at a Salsa bar.

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Day 10 Trancoso

Rio de Janeiro , Porto Seguro , Trancoso

Head north to the Bahian coastline home to some of Brazil's best beaches, you will still in the tiny colonial town of Trancoso.

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Day 11 Trancoso

Trancoso

Relax in Trancoso. The beach is a short walk away for some brilliant Bahian scenery.

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Day 12 Trancoso

Trancoso

Relax in Trancoso. Enjoy a laid-back lunch in one of Trancoso's superb restaurants, right on the central 'quadrado'.

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Day 13 Trancoso

Trancoso

Relax in Trancoso. If you are feeling a bit more active there are a few walking tours to more out of the way beaches should you wish.

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Day 14 Return home

Trancoso , Porto Seguro

Leave Brazil today, take a private transfer back to Porto Seguro in time for your indirect flight home.

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