Highlights of Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Pantanal & Trancoso

From £5500 per person in low season
From £5800 per person in high season

based on 12 nights & selected experiences

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* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.

Price includes:

  • International economy flights and taxes subject to availability

  • Internal flights

  • Accommodation

  • Private transfers

  • Selected experiences

  • Full Board and activities

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Full Board and activities in the Pantanal

Based on 2 adults sharing.

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At a Glance

  • Marvel at the astonishing diversity of wildlife in the Pantanal - there are 650 bird species alone

  • Follow in James Bond’s footsteps as you ride a cable car up the Sugar Loaf in Rio

  • Unwind on the beaches of Bahia, just outside the quirky fisherman's town of Trancoso

  • Take a Sunday walk along Ipanema beach to the Hippie Fair, followed by a churrascaria lunch

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Best time to Visit

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April to October is the dry season in the Pantanal and the best time to visit for wildlife observation. To combine the Pantanal with good beach weather further south or in Trancoso, consider travelling in August to October. Temperatures in Bahia are steady throughout the year but April to July is usually the wettest season.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 3993 9308 to start planning your holiday.


A magical and easy-paced adventure for families or couples that will introduce you to the highlights of Brazil, including its incredible diversity of wildlife in the Pantanal, the famous sites of Rio de Janeiro and the longest stretch of beach in Trancoso.

  1. Fly to Rio de Janeiro

  2. Days 1-4: Rio de Janeiro

    Begin in Rio de Janeiro, spending three nights at the Sofitel Ipanema, right on the famous Ipanema Beach and a great base for seeing the iconic sights such as the famed Corcovado and Sugarloaf Mountain. A city tour has been included so you can experience the highlights of this spectacular city with a private guide.

    Accommodation: Sofitel Ipanema (3 nights)

  3. Days 4-8: Pantanal

    From Rio, fly to Campo Grande in western Brazil and transfer straight into the heart of the Pantanal to stay at Caiman Ecological refuge, famed for its conservation of the local jaguar population. This magnificent series of seasonally flooded wetlands plays host to the most diverse wildlife in the Americas. Expert guides will take you out each day by road or on foot to go looking for giant anteaters, monkeys, macaws, armadillos, tapirs and a jaguar among the grasslands, forests, rivers and lagoons of this endlessly fascinating region.

    Accommodation: Caiman Ecological Refuge (4 nights)

  4. Days 8-9: Brasilia, Brazil

    Fly to Brasilia and overnight at the comfortable Royal Tulip to break up the journey to Brazil's coast.

    Accommodation: Royal Tulip Brasília Alvorada (1 night)

  5. Days 9-13: Trancoso

    Finally, fly to Porto Seguro and head straight for Trancoso, a charming hippie chic beach town which is home to some fantastic stretches of sand, Ibiza style lounges and beautiful beaches. Here you can simply relax on the beaches or by the pool, or alternatively try some surfing lessons or an ATV adventure along the sand. Your time here is completely flexible so you can do as much or as little as you like.

    Accommodation: Villas de Trancoso (4 nights)

  6. Days 13-13: Fly home


Rio de Janeiro, Pantanal & Trancoso

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