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                       13 days in amazon, pantanal & salvador
                        This package is for the nature lovers. A taste of the
                        greatest nature in the world visiting the Amazon and
                        the Pantanal. The Amazon is the most biodiverse place
                        on Earth. It harbors incredible wildlife and numerous
                        indigenous cultures that maintain little or no contact
                        with the outside world. The Pantanal is a swampy
                        area in the interior of South America, between Brazil,
                        Paraguay and Bolivia. It is considered the cradle of an
                        uncountable number of species, mostly birds, fishes
                        and reptiles. It is the home of the carnivorous fish Pi-
                        ranha, the Brazilian jaguar, the beautiful Toucan and an
                        incredible aquatic life, including 260 species of fish.
                        To top of a great nature combination we end up in Bra-
                        zils probably most colorful and rhythmic city Salvador.


                       Price from 23.420 dkk




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                                                                                                                                                                                                  Santarém                                SÃO LUIS
                                                                                                                                                 MANAUS                                                                                                                        Jericoacoara           Fernando de Noronha
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   FORTALEZA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MARANHÃO                                       Canoa Quebrada
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                                                                                                                         AM AZ ONAS                                                                 PARÁ           Maraba                                   TERESINA                             NATAL
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Olinda
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PERNAM BU CO              Porto de Galinhas



Day 1 - Scandinavia - Cuiaba
                                                                                                                          PÔRTO VELHO                                                                                                                                                            MACEIÓ
                                                                                                                ACRE                                    PANTANAL                                                         T OCANT INS
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                                                                                                                                   RONDÔNIA                                                                                                                     BAHIA                   ARACAJU



Departure with TAP Air Portugal from XXXXX via Lisbon and Brasilia to Cuiaba. Snacks, drinks and
                                                                                                                                                                   M AT O GROS S O                                                                                                   Praia do Forte
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Lençóis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   SALVADOR
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Chapada Diamantina
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Morro de São Paulo



meals are served onboard. Arrival in Brasilia where we clear immigration and customs and change of
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                                                                                                                                                                                 CUIABÁ                            BRAS ÍLIA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Porto Seguro


aircraft before arrival in Cuiaba where you will be met by our guide holding a board with your names on.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   GOIÂNIA                              Montes Claros
                                                                                                                                                                         PANTANAL                                                                                              Caravelas / Abrolhos
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         M INAS GERAIS


Private arrival transfer with English speaking guide to your hotel. Overnight in Cuiaba.
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                                                                                                                                                                         M AT O GROS S O                                         BELO HORIZONTE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Ouro Preto
                                                                                                                                                                                                   CAMPO GRANDE                                                          VITÓRIA


                                                                                                                                                                      Bonito                                                                                  RIO DE JANEIRO
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      S Ã O PA U L O                        Búzios
                                                                                                                                                                   PA R A G UAY                                                             Paraty        RIO DE JANEIRO


Day 2 - Cuiaba – The Amazon and Cristalino Lodge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Ilha Grande
                                                                                                                                                                                                              PARANÁ                     SÃO PAULO

                                                                                                                                                                                                            FOZ DO IGUAÇU


Breakfast at your hotel and private transfer with guide to the airport in Cuiaba for flight to Alta Floresta
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the southern parts of the Amazon. Arrival in Alta Floresta and a short transfer to Floresta Amazônica
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Hotel for a welcome drink and thereafter transfer by car and boat to Cristalino Jungle lodge, a two hours
                                                                                                                                                                            Santa Maria
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PORTO ALEGRE




trip in total. Arrival and accommodation in a standard bungalow room with private bath. In the evening
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Rio Grande




dinner followed by an introduction of the Amazon with slide show of the flora and fauna. The Cristalino
Jungle Lodge is an internationally recognized prime area for birders and butterfly enthusiasts. In the
area of the lodge are more than 550 bird species, including a number of interesting endemic species and
probably at least 2000 species of butterfly! Several species of endangered primates live in the canopy of
the pristine rainforest around the lodge, and mammals such as tapir, agouti and deer inhabit the forest
floor. They share the forest with a host of other smaller creatures, including a newly discovered poison-
arrow frog. There are more than 20 km of well maintained trails along which these wonders of the forest
can be observed.

Day 3 - The Amazon – Cristalino Lodge
Early wake up to observe the awakening of the forest from the 50 meter high canopy tower. The aluminum
tower rises through the forest canopy and is considered the best in the Neotropics for observing canopy
birds, primates and flora. It has three spacious platforms at different levels. From here one can also
experience an enchanting misty dawn, observe spectacular sunsets or to watch a clear star-studded sky.
Return to the lodge for breakfast. Departure by motor boat to the Brazil Nut Trail, located in the lodge’s
private reserve, on the opposite side of the Cristalino River. The 40 minutes trip up river will take you to
the beginning of the trail, where huge Brazil nut trees can be observed in pristine forest. When fruiting,
you can taste fresh Brazil nuts collected in the wild. Home of specialty birds and primates. Return down
river by canoes, kayak, inflatable boat or motor boat with engines turned off. (1.135 m long). Return to the
lodge for lunch. Opportunity to choose between walking the “Rocky” trail to the Tree House, a screened
house, 6 m-high, overlooking a natural clay lick that is regularly visited by tapirs, peccaries and deer at
night or during day time. Quiet visitors have a good chance of viewing some of these animals. The other
option is a ropes and rappel course. Close to the lodge is a 30 m. rope bridge and a 20 m-tall rope ladder
that takes you to the top of tall rocks. You can rappel to the base. Trained guides supervise this activity
and you are obliged to use our safety equipment at all times. Dinner by campfire. Night caiman spotting
by the floating deck or in motor boats. Observation of nocturnal life of the forest.

Day 4 - The Amazon – Cristalino Lodge
Canopy tower before breakfast. Walk the Caja Trail, located close to the lodge, this trail begins along
the Cristalino River and then crosses other trails. It is excellent for observation of primates, who feed on
the “caja” fruit, such as the endangered White Whiskered Spider Monkey and the rare White-nosed Saki
Monkey. (2.198m ). Swimming before lunch. Lunch. Departure by motor boat to the Serra Trail, located
in the lodge’s private reserve, on the opposite side of the Cristalino River . The forest changes as you hike
up a short, but steep hillside to reach a savannah type of forest growing on top of granite outcrops. There
are interesting wild flowers here and endemic birds that are difficult to find elsewhere. There is often the
possibility to experience wonderfully clear views and beautiful sunsets from the top of the Serra. Return
down river by canoes, kayak, inflatable boat or motor boat with engines turned off.( 1.260 m long). In the
evening a candlelight farewell dinner by the campfire.

Day 5 - The Amazon - Pantanal
Breakfast. Transfer to Alta Floresta. Lunch at the Floresta Amazônica Hotel and transfer to the airport for
flight to Cuiaba and the Pantanal. Arrival in Cuiaba and transfer to Araras Eco Lodge in Pantanal. The
lodge, built in regional rustic style, offers 15 air-conditioned standard rooms with screened windows,
ceiling fans, private bathrooms (cold and hot shower); a swimming pool with an adjoining covered area
for meals, large verandas with hammocks, gift shop, bar, and restaurant. During the transfer it is pos-
sible to spot and appreciate the local flora & fauna. Late afternoon hike through surrounding area to a 12
meters observation tower and a spectacular view of sunset. After dinner, night tour to observe nocturnal
environment. Overnight at Araras Eco Lodge.

Day 6 - Pantanal – Araras Eco Lodge
Full day dedicated to observing the Pantanal flora & fauna at the Araras Eco Lodge private reserve. After
breakfast, the guide will lead you on a 2 to 3 hour horseback ride through the pastures, woods and
wetlands. Lunch at the lodge. In the afternoon, the guide will lead you on a hike in a different area of the
private reserve, allowing you to observe and learn more of the local environment. Dinner and overnight
at Araras Eco Lodge.



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Day 7 - Pantanal – Araras Eco Lodge
After breakfast travel down private dirt roads, to Sentinela Camp on the edge of the Rio Clarinho. Canoe
tour to spot aquatic wildlife, birds and flora; possibility of piranha fishing. Brazilian “churrasco” style
picnic lunch along the banks of the river. Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 8 - Pantanal – Salvador
Our last day in the Pantanal and after breakfast we take off on a photo-safari along the Transpantaneira
Park Road and return to Cuiaba and the airport for flight to Salvador. Arrival in Salvador and transfer to
your hotel.

Day 9 - Salvador – Full day City tour
The tour begins with the historical part of Salvador. The first stop is at Farol da Barra (Barra Lighthouse),
which offers a view of the entrance to Baía de Todos os Santos . Continue along the Vitoria Corridor,
an avenue with centennial trees that still shelter some imposingly large houses, witness to a history of
ostentation. Arriving in the historical section, stop at Tomé de Souza’s square. From the look-out you
can observe the lower city and port, the Mercado Modelo and the Lacerda Elevator. From this point on,
the rest of the visit will be on foot. Crossing Praça da Sé (Sé’s square), a large plaza recently redesigned,
we arrive in Terreiro de Jesus square, surrounded by houses with colonial façades. Visit the Basílica
Cathedral, erected on the site of an ancient 16th century chapel. Visit the São Francisco de Assis Church
(1713), considered the best example of Portuguese baroque style and the most magnificent in Brazil.
Continue discovering the mysteries of the historic centre, walking on the sloping streets. The colored
buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries form an architectural group unique to the Americas, classi-
fied as World Monument by Unesco. Stop for lunch at restaurant Uauá or other similar. Uauá is a charm-
ing restaurant with typical decoration blending a rustic style with a sophistication, serving different kinds
of dishes from Bahia and others states of northeast of Brazil. After the lunch begins the panoramic part of
the tour with the lower part of the city, including the quiet waters of Itapagipe Bay where the first holiday
residences were built. It also includes a visit to the famous Bonfim Church (closed on Mondays) and
the Modelo Market (closed on Sundays and holidays at afternoon) where we will find several craftsmen
selling local works. According to the day of week, the order of the tours can be changed.

Day 10 - Salvador
Day at leisure to enjoy the great beaches or maybe a Schooner trip in the famous bay “Todos os San-
tos”.

Day 11 - Salvador
Day free until departure. Checkout at noon and pick up at the hotel by guide and transfer to the airport
                                                                                                                included in the packaGe:
in Salvador.                                                                                                    ✔ Air ticket Economy Class
                                                                                                                  Copenhagen - Cuiba - Salvador
Day 12 - Scandinavia
                                                                                                                ✔ All airport taxes and fees
Arrival in Copenhagen.
                                                                                                                ✔ Domestic flights Cuiba- Alta Floresta

                                                                                                                  CUIBA:
                                                                                                                ✔ Accommodation for 1 nights in selected
                                                                                                                  hotel with breakfast
                                                                                                                ✔ Transfer and tours as mentioned in the program

                                                                                                                  THE AMAZON:
                                                                                                                ✔ Accommodations for 3 nights in Cristalino Jungle
Price indication per person in double occupancy. With reservations for changes.
                                                                                                                  Lodge with full pension (no beverages included)
See hotel choices and up-to-date prices and conditions at www.brasilspesialisten.no
                                                                                                                ✔ Transfer and tours as mentioned in the program
 RoomTyPE               hoTElnAmE                                             PRIcE PER PERSon
                                                                                                                  PANTANAL:
                        Amazon Plaza                           (cuiaba)                                         ✔ Accommodations for 3 nights in Araras Eco
                        cristalino lodge                      (Amazon)                                            Lodge with full pension (no beverages included)
 Category A                                                                          25.500 DKK
                        Araras Eco lodge                     (Pantanal)
                                                                                                                ✔ Transfer and tours as mentioned in the program
                        hotel catussaba                      (Salvador)
                        hotel Deville                           (cuiaba)                                          SALVADOR:
                        cristalino lodge                       (Amazon)                                         ✔ Accommodations for 3 nights in selected hotel
 Category B                                                                          23.505 DKK
                        Araras Eco lodge                      (Pantanal)
                                                                                                                  with breakfast
                        Grande hotel de Barra                 (Salvador)
                                                                                                                ✔ Transfer and tours as mentioned in the program
                        hotel Deville                           (cuiaba)
                        cristalino lodge                       (Amazon)
 Category C                                                                          23.420 DKK
                        Araras Eco lodge                      (Pantanal)
                        hotel marazul                         (Salvador)



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