Brazil’s Wonderful Wildlife and Waterfalls

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IDEAL LENGTH 10 nights
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When to Go Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec
Brazil’s Wonderful Wildlife and Waterfalls

Experience Brazil on a luxury holiday with Lightfoot Travel. If you love nature yet still want to experience the vibrancy of the cities in Brazil, this is for you! Gaze into the thundering waters of the Iguassu Falls, spot wildlife in the Pantanal wetlands region, and soak up the fun in Rio with its party atmosphere and golden beaches.

Day 1

Day 1
Arrival Sao Paulo

Upon arrival at Sao Paulo airport, you’ll be escorted by car to your accommodation in Sao Paulo.

The remainder of your day will be spent at leisure.

Day 2

Day 2
Sao Paulo

Start your day with a half-day tour of Sao Paulo with your private guide. Discover the city’s colonial heart and Sao Paulo Cathedral, and embrace the view from Latin America’s first skyscraper.

In the afternoon enjoy some leisure time. Explore modern Brazilian art at the Pinacoteca do Estado and Choque Cultural, and try Brazilian street food. Your Travel Designer can recommend activities prior to your departure.

Day 3

Day 3
Iguazu Falls

You’ll be escorted to the airport for your flight to Iguazu, where you’ll be met and driven to your hotel.

Enjoy a half-day private guided tour of the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls, where you can look over the mighty Devil’s Throat waterfall. You’ll also explore the Brazilian side, which is visible from your hotel.

Day 4

Day 4
Iguazu Falls

Spend today at leisure at Iguazu Falls.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer will be able to advise on activities to suit your needs prior to departure. 

 

Day 5

Day 5
Pantanal

This morning you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Campo Grande, the gateway to the southern Pantanal. You have a choice of a light aircraft flight or a few hours’ drive to your accommodation, in the heart of the largest wetlands area on Earth.

After settling into your accommodation, the rest of the day will be spent at leisure.

 

Day 6

Day 6
Pantanal

Over the next three days, you have a range of exciting activities to choose from.

Enjoy photographic and jeep safaris, go on a birdwatching tour, and explore the grounds on foot, horseback, by canoe or by 4WD. You can even undertake a guided jaguar-tracking safari.  

Day 7

Day 7
Pantanal

Spend the day exploring your surroundings.

Enjoy photographic and jeep safaris, go on a birdwatching tour, and discover the grounds on foot, horseback, by canoe or by 4WD. You can even undertake a guided jaguar-tracking safari.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure.

Day 8

Day 8
Rio de Janeiro

Your final internal flight takes you to vibrant Rio de Janeiro, where you’ll be escorted to your hotel on Ipanema Beach.

During your stay, you’ll enjoy a guided tour of Rio’s highlights, including Corcovado Mountain to see Christ the Redeemer statue and the cable car to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain.

You also have lots of leisure time to explore the city at your own pace. Relax on Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, explore the city’s thriving art scene, and delve into its nightlife.

Day 9

Day 9
Rio de Janeiro

Spend the day enjoying your surroundings. 

Relax on Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, explore the city’s thriving art scene, and delve into its nightlife.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure. 

Day 10

Day 10
Rio de Janeiro

Spend today making the most of your final day in Brazil.

Your Lightfoot Travel Designer can advise on activities prior to departure. 

Day 11

Day 11
Departure

Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.

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itinerary highlights
  • Explore the colonial heart and modern art scene of Sao Paulo

  • Witness the power of the mighty Iguassu Falls

  • Discover the flora, fauna and birdlife of the Pantanal

  • See panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro from Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountain

  • Relax on Ipanema Beach before exploring Rio’s thriving nightlife

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