• Iguazu Falls - view from Brazilian and Argentinian sides
• View the caves and blue lagoons of Bonito
• Visit Brasilia, Sao Paulo and Salvador
• Pantanal premier wildlife viewing
• Enjoy 3-day Amazon Cruise aboard your floating hotel
• Explore the sites of Rio de Janeiro
• 20 land days
• Maximum 16 travelers
• Start in Iguazu and finish in Rio
• All meals included
• Activity Level: 2
Hear the thunder of Iguazu Falls and view the tourquois lagoons of Bonita; travel to the Pantanal, one of the richest biological zones on earth; Explore the capital of Brasilia, cultural Sao Paulo and the historic African roots of Salvador da Bahia. Cruise along the gentle tributaries of the Amazon and finish the journey in Rio, one of the world's most beautiful cities.
Our journey starts at arguably the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, Iguazu Falls, with a panoramic view from the Brazilian side and an up-close, misty look from the Argentinian side. Explore Sao Paulo before heading to the caves and tourquois blue lagoons of Bonito. In the Pantanal, the world's largest inland wetlands, we search for wildlife by day and rest comfortably in an ecolodge by night. Explore the unique 'planned' capitial of Brasilia and the beautiful and historic city of Salvador da Bahia.
We cruise along the Amazon up to the Anavilhanas Archipelago aboard a comfortable riverboat. The Amazon Basin is a river-sea and vast forest covering over half of Brazil. The region is one of the earth's greatest natural masterpieces and features 50,000 miles of navigable waterways, the earth's largest forest and over 15,000 animal species. Changing scene from Brazil's natural wonders, we move to the urban highlights of Rio de Janeiro to explore one of the world's most exciting and vibrant cities.
has guaranteed departures
Comfortable hotels and lodges with private bathroom. Features 2 nights aboard Amazon Clipper (a riverboat).
Some rough roads and long travel days.
Arrival Iguazu Falls, Brazil
Iguazu Falls - Argentine side
Iguazu Falls - Brazilian side, fly to Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo - Cultural Capital of Brazil
Fly to Campo Grande, To Bonito
Blue Lagoon Gratto, Estancia Mimosa
Sucuri River, Buraco Das Araras, Pousada Aguape, Pantanal
Days 8 - 9:
Wildlife of the Pantanal-the World's Largest Wetland, Pousada Aguape
Fly to Salvador, Walking Tour
Manaus, Lake Acajatuba
Days 15 - 16:
Manaus City Tour, Amazon River Safari - Anavilhanas Archipelago
Return to Manaus; fly to Rio
Rio - One of the World's Most Beautiful Cities
Rio de Janeiro - Corcovado, Tijuca Forest
Rio de Janeiro departure