Brazil to Cuzco Itinerary

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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Toucan, Pantanal

Local girl, Cuzco

Cathedral of Brasilia

Cable car, Rio

Lily pads, Amazon

Lizard, Pantanal

Day 1 Rio de Janeiro

Arrive in Rio and get swept up in the charisma of this vibrant Brazilian city.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

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.
ACCOM: Hostel - 2

Day 4 Bush Camp

Travel through towns, villages and picturesque Brazilian countryside, before setting up camp for a night under the stars.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Days 5-6 Brasilia

Discover the cutting-edge architecture of Brazil's federal capital.
ACCOM: Hostel - 2

Day 7 Bush Camp

Start the overland journey into the country's wild interior.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

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.
ACCOM: Camping (with facilities) - 3

Day 11 Pocone

Arrive in Pocone, the jump-off point for our journey into the Pantanal's pristine wilderness.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 12-13 Pantanal

Navigate the vast, wildlife-filled wetlands of Central Brazil by boat and canoe.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1, Camping (with facilities) - 1

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.
ACCOM: Hostel - 2

Days 16-19 West Brazil Bush Camp

Continue on through this remote region's vast river system towards the Peruvian border.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 4

Day 20 Xapuri

Spend a day meandering the quiet, historic streets of back-of-beyond Xapuri.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

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.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Jungle Lodge - 4

Day 26 Quince Mil

Arrive in the tiny town of Quince Mil for a night in a guesthouse set in beautiful rainforest surrounds.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

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.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1