Day 1 - Arrive Manaus, Brazil
Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 - Brazilian Amazon
Begin your wild adventure in the Anavilhanas Archipelago
of the Brazilian Amazon, a refuge of river otters, giant
armadillos, piranhas, manatees, black caimans, pink river
dolphins and spider monkeys. After lunch at your secluded
lodge, hike out to explore the mainland forest and learn
the secrets of jungle survival. Return to the lodge by canoe,
taking in a revealing new vantage of the river.
Day 3 - Brazilian Amazon
This morning, explore the river by wooden canoe, keeping
your eyes peeled for pink river dolphins and other exotic
species. After lunch at the lodge, set out for some hands-on
target practice with traditional hunting implements. Return
to the lodge for dinner. After nightfall, venture into the
wilderness in search of nocturnal species.
Day 4 - Brazilian Amazon
Today, set out on a riverine safari of the Amazon,
encountering new species as they hunt along the riverbanks.
Day 5 - Campo Grande
Rise before the sun and head to the islands to watch a
rainbow of colorful, exotic birds dart against the lush canopy
and dawn-painted Amazon sky. After breakfast at the lodge,
transfer to the airport for your flight to Campo Grande.
Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your hotel for
an afternoon at leisure. Later in the evening, enjoy dinner at
Day 6 - The Pantanal
This morning, resume your wild adventure as you transfer
to your lodge secluded in the heart of the Pantanal, a vast
wetland harboring giant river otters, caimans, capybaras and
the elusive jaguar.
Day 8 - The Pantanal
After breakfast, set out on a guided exploration of the
Pantanal on foot, scanning the canopy for howler and
capuchin monkeys. Later this afternoon, delve deeper
into the wilderness with a 4x4 game drive, followed by a
riverine sunset safari by canoe. After nightfall, head into
the wild once more in search of nocturnal ocelots, anteaters
and jaguars. The following day, join Onçafari’s Jaguar
Conservation Team for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity
to monitor this critical species in the field. Learn the team’s
tricks of the trade as you hone in on the jaguars during the
day, checking camera traps and searching for tracks. After nightfall, find a prime location to lie in wait as the nocturnal
wetlands come alive and these elusive predators begin to
stalk the Pantanal.
Day 9 - Iguazu Falls
Fly to Iguazu Falls and transfer to your hotel situated just a
short walk from the cascades, where you enjoy the remainder
of the day at leisure.
Day 10 - Iguazu Falls
Today, discover the Argentine side of the falls by train, taking
in spectacular views of the falls as well as the tropical flora
and fauna. In the afternoon, proceed to a catwalk above the
lush basin called the Devil’s Gorge. For dinner this evening,
head to a local home for a regionally inspired Chef ’s Table
Day 11 - Depart Iguazu Falls
After breakfast, explore the Brazilian side of the falls,
venturing out on a catwalk for a parting glimpse of the
rumbling cataracts. Transfer to the airport for your flight