Discover a land of towering mountains, giant water lilies and some of South America’s most spectacular wildlife, on a unique expedition cruise deep into the remote and little-visited Pantanal National Park.

Hop on to smaller boats in search of the elusive Jaguar, spend time with the Giant River Otters and look out for Brazilian Tapir, Giant Anteater, Ocelot and more.

For more ideas on what to do in Brazil, read Iguazu Falls and Brazil’s National Parks.

Departing 11 October, the price is from £5,895 pp (two sharing), including flights (Heathrow), accommodation (six nights on the exclusively chartered houseboat, ‘Panoramico’, one night in a lodge on Brazil’s famous Transpantaneira Road), all meals and expert guiding.

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