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Waters & Wildlife (Rio Mutum)
This unforgettable private tour combines wildlife viewing in the Pantanal wetlands, the charming town of Paraty and the must see highlights of Rio and Iguassu Falls.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 12 days/11 nights
- Starts in: Rio de Janeiro
Guide Price £2776
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Rio de Janeiro
- Iguassu Falls
Day 1 Rio de Janeiro
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Rio de Janeiro
Today discover two of Rio’s most iconic sights with a private guide. Take the train to the top of Corcovado and stand below the huge statue of Christ the Redeemer before riding the cable cars up Sugarloaf Mountain. The views over the city from both of these points are spectacular.
Day 3 Rio de Janeiro
Spend a full day at leisure in this vibrant city. Perhaps take a stroll along one of the beautiful beaches or delve deeper into Rio's history and culture with one of our Complete the Picture experiences.
Day 4 Rio de Janeiro to the Pantanal
Rise early and fly to Cuiabá (via Brasilia), the gateway for the northern area of the vast Pantanal wetlands. Spend three nights at the Pousada do Rio Mutum.
Days 5-6 Pantanal
You have two full days to explore the area with naturalist guides from the lodge. Cruise through waters to look for giant otters, stingrays and shoals of fish, enjoy guided hikes and look out for a variety of tropical birds. After dark head out on an exciting night safari to see how these wetlands transform after the sun goes down.
Day 7 Pantanal to Iguassu Falls
Enjoy a final activity such as a guided sunrise canoe trip, then drive back to Cuiabá for your flight to Iguassu Falls (via São Paulo).
Day 8 Iguassu Falls
Discover the stunning Iguassu Falls with a full day tour. Visit the national parks in both Brazil and Argentina to see these magnificent falls. There will be endless photo opportunities, breathtaking views and a number of trails to explore.
Day 9 Iguassu Falls to Paraty
Fly to Rio de Janeiro and drive south down the scenic Costa Verde (Green Coast) to the colonial town of Paraty.
Day 10 Paraty
This morning discover the historic town of Paraty with a leisurely walking tour. Your guide will conjure up a bygone era with stories about the first Portuguese settlers and the town’s development during the gold, sugar and coffee economic booms.
Day 11 Paraty
Relax in this atmospheric coastal town and enjoy a day at leisure to stroll the cobblestone streets which are home to charming cafés, art galleries and boutiques.
Day 12 Paraty to Rio de Janeiro
Drive back to Rio de Janeiro for your onward travel arrangements.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Private vehicle & driver/guides except for transfers and activities in the Pantanal which will be on a shared basis
- Flights as detailed
- 11 nights hotel accommodation
- 11 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners
- International flights
Please Note:Price based on Standard accommodation and group sightseeing on selected days. Ask your consultant for details of upgraded accommodation and private touring options.
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