On the trail of Brazil's most elusive predators

The Telegraph

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''A black cat crossing your path is considered bad luck by many. But when two felines dressed in rosette-patterned pelts flashed past, I had the distinct feeling it would be a good day.''

The essentials

The Ultimate Travel Company tailors a nine-day In Search of the Jaguar trip from £4,485 per person, including three nights on the Jaguar House Boat then three nights further south at Refugio Ecologico Caiman, all meals, activities and park fees, a night in Cuiaba and another at Campo Grande.

The price also includes British Airways flights from Heathrow to Sao Paulo, connecting flights and private transfers.