The Fauna and Flora of Brazil's Rainforest
Rainforest Ecology and Conservation
Departing: Sunday 6 May 2018
Returning: Friday 18 May 2018
Duration: 13 days
Professor Martin Speight will guide the exploration of the Atlantic rainforest that cloaks the verdant stretch of coast around Rio de Janeiro. Visit Rio itself, including the Sugar Loaf mountain, and learn about the fascinating imperial, colonial and industrial history of this area. Fly to Manaus, with its famous Opera House, and board the charming Tucano riverboat.
Navigate remote creeks to admire macaws, parrots, caimans, monkeys, and colourful butterflies.
Discover and discuss the relationship between the forest, its plants and wildlife, and the remote communities who depend on it for their survival.
- Spend 4 nights exploring the Amazon aboard a traditional riverboat, looking for pink river dolphins and giant river otters
- Visit Rio’s beautiful botanic gardens
- View the flora and fauna of the Atlantic rainforest on Brazil’s ‘green coast’
ACTIVITY LEVEL: MEDIUM
Per person sharing, including internal flights within Brazil. Flights from London are available from £735. Single supplement £1,980. £400 discount for bunk cabin on Tucano, subject to availability.
$6,250 - please note that the US Dollar price is based on the exchange rate in April 2017. Contact the relevant operator for the most up-to-date price information.