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Wildlife of Brazil

9 days from $3,500pp

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

    Places visited:

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Iguacu
  • Cuiaba
  • Pousada Rio Mutum
  • Stroll the walkways that weave around the Iguacu Falls for breathtaking views and close-ups of the individual falls.

  • Head out with your guide to explore the Pantanal by canoe, perfect to spot the local flora and fauna.

  • Visit Rio's highlights including Christ the Redeemer and the Botanical Gardens.

Audley Travel specialist Michael

What our specialists say...

This trip is ideal for those with an interest in wildlife. Begin your adventure in Rio de Janeiro which is not only a buzzing metropolis but also home to the world's largest urban forest and beautiful botanical gardens then head to the vast Iguacu Falls surrounded by jungle and wildlife, a treat for any lover of the outdoors, despite the crowds. Your final stop is the prime wildlife destination in mainland South America, the Pantanal. These seasonally flooded wetlands are home to a variety of bird life, monkeys, capybara and caiman, a wonderful way to end your trip.

We recommend this trip for:

  • Rio de Janeiro
  • Iguacu
  • Cuiaba
  • Pousada Rio Mutum
  • Cuiaba

Itinerary idea in detail

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Day 1 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Arrive in Rio today where you will be met by your guide and driven to your hotel in private vehicle.

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Day 2 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.

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Day 3 Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro

Enjoy a tour of Rio's famous botanical gardens, a haven in the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Day 4 Iguacu

Rio de Janeiro , Iguacu

Transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguaçu. Upon arrival you will be met and driven to your hotel in private vehicle. In the afternoon you will enjoy a guided tour of the stunning views of the Brazilian national park.

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Day 5 Iguacu

Iguacu

Enjoy a half day private guided tour of the Argentinian side of the Falls, which offers a great contrast from your tour yesterday.

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Day 6 Pousada Rio Mutum

Iguacu , Cuiaba , Pousada Rio Mutum

This morning take an indirect flight to Cuiaba, gateway city to the Northern Pantanal. You will be met by a guide for the scenic drive to your lodge with the other guests.

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Day 7 Pousada Rio Mutum

Pousada Rio Mutum

Full day of wildlife activities in the Pantanal, exploring the wetlands and trails by boat and on foot in search of a wonderful array of flora and fauna.

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Day 8 Pousada Rio Mutum

Pousada Rio Mutum

Second day of activities in the Pantanal; there are horse riding excursions, boat trips in search of monkeys, iguanas and caiman, and if you're lucky you may catch a spectacular Pantanal sunset.

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Day 9 Return home

Pousada Rio Mutum , Cuiaba

Transfer back to Cuiaba for your indirect flight back home.

Audley Travel specialist Michael
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