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Lead Price
From £3995pp
12 days & 9 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
General Interest
Tour Highlights

Brazil: Wildlife & Waterfalls

Brazil is full of contrasting scenery, fascinating history and distinctive cultures, due to its African, European and native influences. This tour offers an outstanding introduction to the highlights of Brazil, including the seasonally flooded Pantanal wetlands, considered one of the world's greatest places for viewing wildlife, the thrilling Iguaçu Falls and glamorous Rio de Janeiro. A number of extensions are available to explore further afield.


DAY 1: Fly to Brasilia via Sao Paulo
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Fly to Brasilia via Sao Paulo

Fly from London to Sao Paulo overnight with LATAM Airlines. (N)

DAY 2: Brasilia
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Morning flight onto Brasilia. Transfer to the Windsor Brasilia for 1 night. Take an afternoon tour of Brasilia, famed for its unique design and architecture.

DAY 3: Fly to the Pantanal
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Fly to the Pantanal

Fly to Cuiabà, gateway to the Pantanal and transfer to Pousada do Rio Mutum for a 3-night stay. This eco-resort occupies a picturesque location between two lakes and features comfortable airconditioned rooms. (B, D)

DAY 4: Pantanal
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Local shared excursions with naturalist guides, including walks, boat trips and canoeing on the lake. The relatively sparse vegetation of the Pantanal facilitates the spotting of a variety of wildlife including monkeys, caimans, capybaras, giant anteaters, toucans, jabiru storks and jacanas. (B, L, D)

DAY 5: Pantanal
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Local excursions. (B, L, D)

DAY 6: Fly to Iguaçu via Sao Paulo
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Fly to Iguaçu via Sao Paulo

Shared transfer to Cuiaba in time for your flight to Iguaçu, via Sao Paulo. Stay 2 nights at the Recanto Park Hotel. Option to upgrade to the luxurious Belmond Hotel das Cataratas, located within the park. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel das Cataratas
DAY 7: Iguaçu*
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Take a full-day tour of the Argentinian and Brazilian sides of the falls. The thundering waters of Iguaçu are an amazing spectacle surrounded by tropical forest. (B)

DAY 8: Fly to Rio de Janeiro
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Fly to Rio de Janeiro

Fly to Rio and transfer for a 3-night stay at the Windsor California (Superior partial-ocean view), just a few minutes’ stroll from Copacabana beach (Superior room). (B)

Accommodation: Windsor California
DAY 9: Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro

Full-day tour of Rio, including Corcovado and Sugar Loaf mountain for spectacular views. (B)

DAY 10: Rio de Janeiro
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Rio de Janeiro

Day at leisure or take an optional tour of old Rio or Tijuca forest, the world’s largest urban forest. (B)

DAY 11: Fly to London
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Fly to London

Morning at leisure. Transfer to the airport for an overnight flight to London with LATAM Airlines via Sao Paulo. (B)

DAY 12: Arrive London
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Arrive London

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Marvel at the thundering waters of Iguaçu Falls
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Rio
  • Spot birds and rare wildlife in the Pantanal
  • Discover the unique architecture of Brasilia
Low Season
From £3,995 per person
High Season
From £4,195 per person

What's included

  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
  • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Important information

Standard tour
Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 4-star or good 3-star accommodation throughout, or the best alternative elsewhere.
Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Guideline prices
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin/double-room. Single supplement available on request. Pricing is indicative and may be subject to change due to external factors such as variable flight prices.
Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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