Explore Rio and the Pantanal

Families will explore the cultural and ecological wonders of Brazil on Thompson Family Adventures’ Brazil: Rio and the Wild Wetlands of the Pantantal tour By: Megan Brickwood
Safaris in Brazil include rare wildlife sightings in the Pantanal. // © 2014 ThinkstockCerradophot
Safaris in Brazil include rare wildlife sightings in the Pantanal. // © 2014 ThinkstockCerradophot

Families will explore the cultural and ecological wonders of Brazil on Thompson Family Adventures’ Brazil: Rio and the Wild Wetlands of the Pantantal tour. Highlights of Rio include a cable car ride up Sugarloaf Mountain, a visit to Copacabana Beach and an authentic cooking lesson. After exploring Rio, the tour ventures to the Pantanal, with activities such as wildlife jeep safaris, a river canoe excursion with piranha fishing, night wildlife safaris and a river safari with possible jaguar sightings. Guests will stay at the Windsor Atlantica Hotel in Rio and Araras Eco Lodge in the Pantanal. The tour dates are July 18-28 and Aug. 15-25, 2014, starting at $4,590 per person. www.familyadventures.com
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