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BRAZIL To find out more visit saga.co.uk/wildbrazil Wildlife and Waterfalls of Brazil 13 nights from £3349 Including optional travel insurance from £3278 without insurance§ Explore the amazing Pantanal wetland, as you go in search of birds, mammals and aquatic life, spend three nights on Rio's energetic Copacabana, then enjoy a three-night stay in Iguassu National Park, just steps from the thundering falls. Safari Your tour includes · VIP door-to-door travel service ­ please call for details · 11 nights in hotels and 2 in flight · 22 meals: 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners Excursions and visits Two boat or 4x4 safaris in the Pantanal A boat or 4x4 safari by night Nature walk and Mutum River cruise The villages of Cuiaba Mirim and Capoeirinha Horseback riding safari Cruise on Sia Mariana Bay and piranha fishing Canoeing by sunrise Cogwheel train to Corcovado Mountain and Christ the Redeemer Iguassu Falls Ecological Jungle Train to the Argentinian falls l l l l l l l l l l Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas enviable setting Pantanal Capoeirinha Cuiaba Cuiaba Mirim nights in hotel Rio de Janeiro Iguazu Falls Foz do Iguassu Sao Paulo Plus all this... Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return flights and transfers Saga tour manager Porterage at all hotels l l l l Catch sight of capybara ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Sao Paulo. Fly overnight to Sao Paulo. Day 2: Sao Paulo-Cuiaba. Arrive in the morning and travel to the city's domestic airport for your flight to Cuiaba where you stay overnight. Day 3: Pantanal. Travel to the Pantanal, the largest tropical wetland on the planet, for four nights at a lodge. The landscape of the Pantanal changes dramatically depending on the season and these varying habitats are the perfect home for a variety of wildlife, from puma and caimans to jaguar and capybara. Enjoy a presentation on the region and a short walk to observe the various species at the lodge. This evening, sample piranha broth before dinner. B, L, D Day 4: Pantanal. This morning take a guided walk in search of birds, mammals and reptiles, and learn about the fascinating ecosystem. After lunch take a cruise on the Mutum river. Look forward to a night safari by boat or 4x4. B, L, D Day 5: Pantanal. Visit the village of Cuiaba Mirim by boat to meet with the inhabitants and learn about life in the Pantanal, then travel overland to the village of Capoeirinha. B, L, D Day 6: Pantanal. Enjoy a spot of horseback riding this morning, keeping an eye out for more wildlife on a hack through the countryside. Later on enjoy a cruise on Sia Mariana Bay. Watch the sunset and enjoy sundowner drinks before returning to the lodge for your final night in the Pantanal. B, L, D Day 7: Cuiaba-Rio de Janeiro. An early morning canoeing trip will allow you to watch the sunrise over the wetland before returning to the lodge for breakfast. Transfer to Cuiaba and fly to Rio de Janeiro, where you spend the next three nights. B Day 8: Rio de Janeiro. See this amazing city from a unique perspective today as you ride the cog-wheel train to the summit of Corcovado Mountain. This will also put you at the foot of Christ the Redeemer which, at almost 100 feet tall, is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. This evening is at leisure. B Day 9: Rio de Janeiro. Enjoy a free day in the city. Perhaps join an optional excursion to the Favelas, visit the botanical gardens or head to the unique town of Petropolis. B Day 10: Rio de Janeiro-Iguassu Falls. Transfer to the airport and fly to Iguassu Falls, where you spend the next three nights just moments from Iguassu Falls. Take a walk along the catwalks that edge the falls, taking you close to the bottom of Devil's Throat ­ the largest of the cascade. B, L Day 11: Iguassu Falls. Today you cross the border to see the falls from the Argentinian side, which includes a ride aboard the Ecological Jungle Train. B, L Day 12: Iguassu Falls. Spend the day at leisure within the National Park. B, D Day 13: Sao Paulo-UK. Fly to Sao Paulo for your return overnight flight to the UK. B Day 14: UK. Arrive in the UK. Accommodation... Hotel Deville Prime Cuiaba (3*) · Pousada Do Rio Mutum Eco Lodge, Pantanal (4*) · Hilton Hotel Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro (5*) · Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas, Iguassu National Park (5*). Please note: Some activities, especially those within the Pantanal, are dependent on the weather and therefore subject to change. Wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed. SAVE £50 per person on Jun 20, 2020 departure Prices from: Sep 21, 2019 3599 Mar 14, 2020 3349 Jun 20 3499 3449 Sep 19 3499 Oct 17 3399 Rooms for sole occupancy from £4048 Wildlife and Waterfalls of Brazil. Holiday code: SA400. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, including savings as advertised and are subject to availability. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction of £71 applies if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 235 for details. Getting You There Prices are based on LATAM Airlines from Heathrow. Please enquire for regional flights and alternative airline options. · Ask about our great value upgrades to Premium Economy or Business Class · Remember, wherever you are in the UK, our VIP travel service means we will get you to the airport for no extra cost! 164 Please quote SMT19 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 504 555 or visit saga.co.uk/managemybooking