Brazil is one of the largest countries in South America as well as one of the most diverse and fascinating nations in the world. Steeped in a rich dose of history, culture, religion and its mad love for sports makes it a unique
country to travel to.
19th July 2023 to 1st August 2023.
Brazil’s biodiversity and its rich eco systems boast of largest collection of plant and animal species not found anywhere else on earth. The Amazon landscape include toucans, scarlet macaws, howler monkeys, capybaras,pink dolphins, sea turtles and of course the Jaguars and many many more species.
- Departing from Bombay to Sao Paulo by Turkish/Qatar airlines at 20:45 or late afternoon, we will check into an airport hotel for the night. (Dinner)
- After breakfast we take a morning flight and fly to Manaus. Drive to reach by midday and transfer from Manaus airport We will then check in to the boat for the trip on Rio Negro. The local guide will explain about the tour schedule.
- Post that we will visit January Lake to see water lilies (Victoria amazônica) and the handicraft center managed by the local community (B/L/D)
We will spend the whole day cruising and also taking the canoe into the creeks looking for birds and other wildlife (B/L/D)
After our breakfast at 07:30 am we start our journey back to Manaus, Lunch on board. We will meet up with the Pink Dolphins along the sail and then we arrive at Manaus in the evening and stay in a city hotel (B/L/D)
- Today after breakfast, we will visit a watchtower for canopy watching.
- Later we will travel to the meeting point of the waters between Rio Negro and Solimões.
- Post late lunch we will take the flight out from Manaus to Cuiaba. Night Stay at a Cuiaba Hotel (B/L/D)
After early breakfast we will drive to Pousada Piuvial or Pouso Allegre . We will spend all day birding here and stay the night in Pousada Piuvial or Pouso Allegre (B/L/D)
The Pantanal covers an area half the size of France, three-fifths of which is in Brazil. The wetlands expands and contracts in area with the seasonal rains. Because of the seasonal flooding, most of the Pantanal is unsuitable for agriculture. As a result, the region is largely unspoiled and teems with wildlife and birds. Perhaps the most sought-after bird in the Pantanal is the endangered Hyacinth Macaw, a beautiful blue macaw that is still reliably seen on birding tours.
We shall spend the morning , birding here and then drive to the Jaguar Lodge. We will be birding along the road until we reach the camp (B/L/D)
We will spend two full days looking for jaguars in the Pantanal by boat. Night Stay in Jaguar Lodge. (B/L/D)
We will spend the day looking for Jaguars and other animals like giant otters. And later in the day, after dinner we will drive to Cuiaba to catch an early morning flight to Iguaçú falls (B/L/D).
We will take the early morning (hopping) flight and reach Iguazu by 11am. We will check into the Hotel Das Cataratas and do birding and visit the fabulous Iguaçú waterfall. Guests staying here in this hotel have 24 hrs access to the falls which are inside national park unlike the guest staying outside the park. ( B/L/D)
We will spend most part of the day here and then catch an evening flight out to Sao Paulo. Stay in Sao Paulo Hotel for the night. B/D.
We have a free day at Sao Paulo, later we take an evening flight out for India ( B )
Tour Ends ( Arrive in India on 3rd August )
The above cost includes :
All stay, all meals as mentioned in the itinerary, all guiding, all Entrance fees, all internal flights, all local Transport and Taxis.
The cost doesn’t include :
International Flights, Flights within India, Alcohol, Water, Soft Drinks, Laundry, Gratuity, Expenses of Personal Nature, Visa, Insurance. Cost of changes made due to act of nature, change of schedule, or covid.
Single occupancy is possible everywhere, except on the boat in Amazon. It has limited cabins, with bunk beds.
Brazil is a carnivorous country and it’s a meat eaters’ delight, but vegetarian options are available everywhere. Breakfast usually has a continental option. We should not expect to get any kind of Indian food while in that country. It’s primarily a rice eating country. Rajma Chawal is available almost every day everywhere.
Getting a Brazilian visa is a tedious job, and takes a fairly long time. So, a visa should be applied via agent well in advance (preferably 8 weeks).
Enchanting Brazil will be lead by well known naturalist Mr.Sujan Chatterjee
IMPORTANT CONDITIONS :
- NO REFUND OF INTERNAL DOMESTIC FLIGHT TICKETS
- 2000$ TO BE CARRIED IN CASH
- NO REFUND FOR CANCELLATION 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE TRIP
- REFUND ONLY IF REPLACEMENT IS AVAILABLE
Travel Insurance is a MUST to apply for visa
TO BLOCK YOUR SEAT THE PAYMENT SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS :
To confirm your seat 1st Instalment Rs. 1,26,000 ( Immediate Booking Amount)
2nd Instalment : Rs. 1,26,000 by or before December 31st 2023
3rd Instalment : Rs.1,26,000 by or before February 28th 2024
Balance USD 2000 to be paid in cash