Snorkeling, Hiking, Bird Watching and Wildlife Viewing – Let’s Do It All in Brazil’s Pantanal!
May 25 – June 08, 2016 ( 4 spaces available )
Hi, I’m Vicki Coulson Vance from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and I invite you to explore one of the world’s top wildlife areas, the Pantanal, and Bonito, the eco-tourism center of Brazil with me. But first, we will enjoy the warm hospitality of FF Brasilia as they highlight the attractions of the world’s most modern capital city.
Exchange highlights include:
Visit the ultra-modern architectural gems of Brasilia
Overnight stay in the charming colonial town of Pirenopolis with its numerous waterfalls
Snorkel the shallow, crystalline waters of Rio da Prata & Nascente Azul (wet suits provided!)
Boat trip on the Corixo Sao Domingo to view caimans, jacamars, otters and to fish for piranha
Experience the majestic blue waters of an underground lake/grotto
Watch macaws roost in South America’s largest sinkhole
Night safaris to see nocturnal wildlife such as capybaras, ocelots, foxes and owls
Bird watching excursions to view jabirus, toucans, herons, egrets and kingfishers
Hike through forest and savanna to spot monkeys, agoutis and parrots
Horseback riding (slow) like a pantanerio (local cowboy)
Raft trip on the calm waters of Rio Formoso
Cost is $2500, excluding airfare, for 14 nights. Fee includes all meals, activities, ground transfers, gratuities and English speaking guide for eco-tour; most meals and activities during homestay.
Excluded is airfare, drinks, free day activities with FF Brasilia, visa (if required) and travel insurance.
For detailed information, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I hope you’ll join me on this active exchange to experience the natural wonders of Brazil!!