“Best Of Brazil”

This item appears on page 70 of the February 2009 issue.

17 days/15 nights, Sept. 4 & 21, 2009. Highlights: In Rio, Jardim Botanico with 700 orchid species/in Santa Teresa, hummingbirds at Leitão Museum/the Muriqui Project, conserving the northern muriqui (primate)/marmosets, capuchin monkeys, sloths in Augusto Ruschi Biological Reserve/giant anteaters, pampas deer, maned wolves in Serra da Canastra National Park/Caraça Natural Park for titi monkeys, many bird species/colonial city of Ouro Preto/the Pantanal, home to 1,000+ animal species/boat Pixaim River for giant otters/fly to Iguaçu Falls/depart via Rio. Land price, $10,980. Single supplement, $1,580. Zegrahm Expeditions (Seattle, WA; 800/628-8747, www.zeco.com).