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Family Safari in Brazil’s Pantanal

Sao Paulo, Iguazu Falls, Pantanal & Rio de Janeiro

Best time to travel
May – Oct
Ideal length
10 nights
Perfect for
From (incl flights)
€4,999 (2 adults, 2 children)

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Sao Paulo and home from Rio de Janeiro.
  • All private transfers and guiding requirements.
  • 10 nights’ luxury accommodation in Foz do Iguazu, Campo Grande and Rio de Janeiro.
  • Incredible safari opportunities in the Pantanal region, where a myriad of amazing wildlife can be found.
  • Enjoy guided excursions to Iguazu Falls and a private tour of the Corcovado and Sugarloaf mountains.
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Explore the worlds largest tropical wetlands with this Pantanal Safari adventure. An ecological treasure trove, the region is home to a diverse population of flora and fauna. In this suggested itinerary, you will begin in Sao Paulo, experiencing a holiday like no other as you visit the stunning Iguazu Falls and Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. This suggested itinerary is a feast for the senses and provides a look into the hidden depths of Brazils most diverse ecosystems.

Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Sao Paulo, your base for this Pantanal adventure.

On arrival, jump straight on a domestic flight to Iguazu Falls. Your private driver will meet you on arrival and transfer you to your accommodation. Spend three nights in a colonial style property, close to the falls.

Enjoy a private guided tour of the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls.

Observe one of the most dazzling demonstrations of nature on this “must-do” excursion to the Argentine side of the falls. Feel the sheer power of the cascades from the catwalks.

Iguazu Falls
Fly to Campo Grande with a connection in Sao Paulo.

On arrival, you will be privately transferred to the eco-lodge where you will spend four nights. The Pantanal is home to the most spectacular array of wildlife including 300 species of birds, anteaters, armadillo, caiman and monkeys.

Pantanal Safari
Enjoy fascinating excursions with resident naturalist guides.

In specially adapted vehicles, try to spot a hyacinth macaw or even a jaguar. Both species are part of a conservation project that is ongoing at the refuge.

The Pantanal
Continue your journey with a flight to Rio de Janeiro, connecting in Sao Paulo.

Your driver will greet you on arrival and transfer you to a hotel overlooking Guanabara Bay. Spend three nights relaxing on the beach, exploring the city streets of Rio de Janeiro and heading further afield on personalised excursions.

Rio de Janeiro
Visit two of Rio’s most iconic landmarks, Corcovado and the Sugarloaf.

With a private guide, visit the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer, take a cable car up Sugar Loaf Mountain and enjoy breathtaking views of the city.

Rio de Janeiro
Private transfer to Rio De Janeiro airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Where to rest your head

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Hotel Das Cataratas, A Belmond Hotel, Iguazu Falls

Belmond Hotel das Cataratas is a luxury hotel that overlooks the natural wonders of Iguazú Falls. Holding an unbeatable location in the rainforest, guests are surrounded by 700,000 acres of national park.

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Caiman Ecological Refuge

Caiman Ecological Refuge (Old Farmers House)

Caiman Ecological Refuge is situated in Brazil’s southern Pantanal region. The unique property combines a functioning cattle ranch with upscale accommodation and eco-tourism. The refuge is home to many wild species.

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Hotel Santa Teresa

Hotel Santa Teresa

Hotel Santa Teresa is a property in the Santa Teresa district of Rio de Janeiro. The neo-colonial style building sits close to the local bars, restaurants, artisan shops, and is near the famous Copacabana beach.

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