Pantanal Wetlands and Amazon

Pantanal Wetlands and Amazon

Explore Brazil’s most spectacular wilderness areas, the Pantanal Wetlands and the Amazon Rainforest, on a 12-day guided wildlife safari. This unique wildlife holiday begins and ends in Sao Paulo.

Outline Itinerary

  1. Day 1: São Paulo – Campo Grande (South Pantanal)

    Depart São Paulo for Campo Grande, where you’ll be met on arrival at the airport and transferred to the Novotel for one night (inc. breakfast).

  2. Day 2: South Pantanal

    This morning, visit the Arara Azul (Hyacinth Macaw) Research project, a centre dedicated to the protection of this unique and endangered species of parrot. A brief presentation on the aims and achievements of the project will be followed by a guided tour of the urban nest sites.

  3. Day 3: Barranco Alto Lodge

    Today is free for you to enjoy the facilities and the varied programme of activities on offer at Barranco Alto Lodge. All activities are led by English-speaking guides and can be adapted to suit your interests.

  4. Day 4: Campo Grande – Cuiabá

    After breakfast at the ranch, transfer to Campo Grande airport (approx. 4½ hrs) for the flight to Cuiabá. On arrival in Cuiabá, you will be met and transferred to the Deville Hotel for one night (inc. breakfast).

  5. Day 5: Cuiabá – Pantanal Lowlands

    You will be collected from the Deville after breakfast and driven via the famous Transpantaneira Road to Araras Eco Lodge, where you check in for three nights (inc. all meals and activities).

  6. Day 6-7: Araras Lodge

    Over the next two days you’ll have the chance to explore the northern Pantanal region in a number of ways.

  7. Day 8: Amazon Rainforest

    Start the day with an early morning sunrise hike before breakfast, then transfer to Cuiabá airport for the flight to Alta Floresta, on the edge of the Amazon Rainforest.

  8. Day 9-11: Cristalino Lodge

    The next three days are free for you to explore the Amazon Rainforest at length. Cristalino Lodge offers a wide range of outdoor activities to choose from during your stay, including:

  9. Day 12: Amazon – São Paulo

    Depart Cristalino Lodge at 9:30am and arrive in Alta Floresta at 11:30am. Lunch at Alta Floresta is offered prior to your flight back to São Paulo.

Price guide

Price based on two travellers in shared twin/double accommodation and subject to availability at the time of booking.

12 days from £4850pp


12 days from £4850pp


I had a fantastic time in Brazil! Saw an incredible 6 jaguars while at the houseboat.



We returned home from Botswana on Wednesday morning - sadly. It was all perfect and we had a wonderful time.