Brazil to Cuzco Overview

Explore South America on a tour from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, through the Amazon Jungle and on to Cuzco, one of Peru’s most visited cities.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,445
      CAD $1,475
      AUD $1,505
      EUR €1,100
      GBP £900
      NZD $1,785
      ZAR R13,690
      CHF FR1,290
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $1,450
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,845*
      CAD $2,965*
      AUD $3,052*
      EUR €2,176*
      GBP £1,827*
      NZD $3,619*
      ZAR R27,776*
      CHF FR2,617*
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-04-01 - 2014-12-31

Travel overland from the Brazilian Amazon through to Cuzco

Experience the unbridled thrill of adventure and exploration on this journey from the Brazilian Amazon to Cuzco. Kicking off in Brazil’s carnival city, Rio de Janeiro, this trip stays well off the beaten track as it plunges directly into the heart of South America. Journey through small towns, tribal villages, ancient cities and dense Amazon wilderness, and experience authentic culture and customs while staying in local accommodation. Once the jungles, canyons, waterfalls, lakes and mountains have been intrepidly navigated, the trip winds up in Cuzco, Peru – the land of the Incas. Savour the sights, sounds and flavours of Brazil, Peru and the incredible Amazon Jungle on this South American adventure.

  • Wander the charismatic cobbled streets of Ouro Preto
  • Spend the night with the Kalunga people, a rarely visited Brazilian tribe
  • Splash in hot springs in Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park
  • Marvel at the quirky architecture of Brasilia
  • Journey through the beating heart of Brazil to the Pantanal
  • Stay in an authentic Amazon Jungle lodge near Puerto Maldonado
  • Sail around the Tres Chimbadas Lake on a catamaran

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Finish:

    Cuzco, Peru
  • Group size:

    Min 4 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 18
  • Meals:

    All meals when camping
  • Accommodation:

    Bush camp (no facilities) (7 nts), Camping (with facilities) (4 nts), Hostel (6 nts), Hotel (6 nts), Jungle Lodge (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Overland vehicle
  • Carbon emissions offset:

    692kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    Please note that this trip requires minimum numbers to depart, and may be cancelled up until 56 days prior to departure. The places showing on the dates and availability page are an indication only so please contact Intrepid to check if your preferred date will depart before making any final arrangements, such as booking non-changeable flights.

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    USD $1,445
    CAD $1,475
    AUD $1,505
    EUR €1,100
    GBP £900
    NZD $1,785
    ZAR R13,690
    CHF FR1,290
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    USD $2,845*
    CAD $2,965*
    AUD $3,052*
    EUR €2,176*
    GBP £1,827*
    NZD $3,619*
    ZAR R27,776*
    CHF FR2,617*
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    USD $101
    CAD $105
    AUD $109
    EUR €77
    GBP £65
    NZD $129
    ZAR R992
    CHF FR93
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Brazil to Cuzco Summary

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Day 1 Rio de Janeiro

Arrive in Rio and get swept up in the charisma of this vibrant Brazilian city.

Days 2-3 Ouro Preto

Explore the colonial mining town of Ouro Preto, where old-world baroque churches and wood and soapstone architecture create an enchanting atmosphere.

Day 4 Bush Camp

Travel through towns, villages and picturesque Brazilian countryside, before setting up camp for a night under the stars.

Days 5-6 Brasilia

Discover the cutting-edge architecture of Brazil's federal capital.

Day 7 Bush Camp

Start the overland journey into the country's wild interior.

Days 8-10 Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park

Splash around in warm springs, hike in the jungle and visit awe-inspiring waterfalls during a stay in the beautiful Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park.

Day 11 Pocone

Arrive in Pocone, the jump-off point for our journey into the Pantanal's pristine wilderness.

Days 12-13 Pantanal

Navigate the vast, wildlife-filled wetlands of Central Brazil by boat and canoe.

Days 14-15 Vila Bela de Santissima Trinidade

Delve even deeper into the jungle to the tiny Amazonian village of Vila Bela da Santissima Trindade.

Days 16-19 West Brazil Bush Camp

Continue on through this remote region's vast river system towards the Peruvian border.

Day 20 Xapuri

Spend a day meandering the quiet, historic streets of back-of-beyond Xapuri.

Days 21-25 Puerto Maldonado/Amazon

Cross the Rio Acre into Peru and for a night in Puerto Maldonado, the gateway to the Amazon. Spend the next few days searching for exotic plant and wildlife on various nature outings.

Day 26 Quince Mil

Arrive in the tiny town of Quince Mil for a night in a guesthouse set in beautiful rainforest surrounds.

Days 27-28 Cuzco

Make tracks to Cuzco, the ancient capital of the Inca Empire. Explore the majestic main plaza before wandering cobbled streets or learning more about Peru’s history and grandeur in the city’s many museums.
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    • GDOY
    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,445
      CAD $1,475
      AUD $1,505
      EUR €1,100
      GBP £900
      NZD $1,785
      ZAR R13,690
      CHF FR1,290
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $1,450
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,845*
      CAD $2,965*
      AUD $3,052*
      EUR €2,176*
      GBP £1,827*
      NZD $3,619*
      ZAR R27,776*
      CHF FR2,617*
      *
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.