Brazil Tailor-made Holidays

Brazil is so blessed with diverse landscapes, culture and wildlife that is has something for everyone, especially the discerning traveller in search of jaguar

Brazil

The largest country in South America, Brazil is so blessed with incredible diversity, variety, colour and charm that is has something to offer virtually every kind of visitor.

Beach lovers will be spoilt for choice; architecture connoisseurs will appreciate the intact colonial towns; hikers can walk for many scenic miles with barely another soul in sight; and for natural history enthusiasts, the Pantanal and Amazon Basin make Brazil one of the planet’s mandatory wildlife destinations. Reef & Rainforest pioneered jaguar watching to Brazil in 2004: prior to that, seeing a jaguar was virtually impossible in the wild but now the third largest cat can be reliably spotted at certain locations in the Pantanal.

The sheer abundance of flora and fauna to be found in Brazil’s great wilderness regions is beyond comparison with practically any other destination on Earth. Coupled with a good infrastructure, high quality accommodation and a welcoming population, Brazil has become one of our clients’ most popular destinations, and deservedly so.

Brazil Wildlife Holiday Ideas

# Wildlife Cruise

Voyage to the Heart of The Amazon

This Amazonian voyage begins in Manaus and over 8 days navigates far up the Rio ...
# Family Holiday

The Dazzling Diversity of Family Friendly Brazil

An itinerary of impressive diversity for families with older children...
# Tailor-Made Tour

Diverse Brazil On a Budget

An opportunity to experience much of what makes Brazil such a wonderfully enthra...
# Tailor-Made Tour

The Best of Brazil’s attractions in high comfort

Designed to showcase our pick of Brazil’s most desirable locations...
# Tailor-Made Tour

The Combined Highlights of Brazil and Argentina

For the natural history enthusiast wishing to combine the best of Brazil and Arg...
# Tailor-Made Tour

Wild Brazil Off The Beaten Track

This varied itinerary explores the diverse wildlife of some wonderfully remote p...
# Tailor-Made Tour

The Natural History Highlights of Brazil

A well-paced itinerary with exceptional locations showcasing some of South Ameri...
# Tailor-Made Tour

A Luxurious Honeymoon in Romantic Argentina and Brazil

Experience the manifold romantic delights of Argentina before finishing in sunny...
# Group Tour

Quest For The Jaguars Of Brazil

An incredible group tour experience where sightings of jaguars are virtually gua...

Featured Accommodation

Caiman Ecological Refuge

Fazenda Barranco Alto

Excursions include game drives, boat trips on the Rio Negro, horse riding, hikes...

SouthWild Jaguar Flotel and Suites

Offers one of the best chances of observing jaguars anywhere in the world...

Uakari Lodge

Located in the remote Mamiraua Sustainable Development Reserve, this community-r...

Guapi Assu Bird Lodge

Situated on a small hill at the edge of the restored wetlands, overlooking the f...

Cristalino Jungle Lodge

One of the top locations in Brazil to see an excellent variety of Amazonian flor...

Destination Map

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Brazil: -14.235004, -51.925280

Best Time To Visit Brazil

Being so large, Brazil has many climatic zones despite being classified overall as tropical. The south can be really quite cool, while in Amazonia it is hot and humid almost continuously. The heaviest rains fall at different times in each region: November to March in the Southeast, December to March in the Centre West, January to April in the North, and April to August on the Northeast coast. The Pantanal is best seen in the dry season, July to October – best to avoid rainy February. The Amazon’s wettest season is from December to May, the driest month being October.

Travel Info

Flight Time
Approximately 11½ hours

Time Zone
GMT -3

Best visited
July to October

Language Spoken
Klingon

Population
LOADS

Area Specialist

John Melton

Allow a good amount of time for your trip to Brazil – the country is so vast that travel times between locations can be quite long.

If you have any questions regarding travel to Brazil please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

Yes, I am back from a wonderfully amazing realisation of a dream to see a jaguar. Too good to put into words. Everything went like clockwork – Sao Paulo airport is a bit of a maze. I landed up pretty well having a one to one trip with my guides. Cristalino was magical with American guides Will and Gill Carter, very much a ‘Birders’ paradise, but I loved it. Then I went on to the Jaguar Research Centre for what turned out to be 3 1/2 days of pure heaven. ‘Fisher’, my guide was brilliant and we managed to see Wilson, Hugo, Duda (on 3 occasions) and an unidentified cat. The young Duda was amazing, we followed her for a whole morning moving along the river bank and then in the evening actually saw her swimming across it. Wonderful memories.

Mrs BH - Shipston-on-Stour