herping brazil tours

Atlantic Rainforest

The Atlantic Rainforest

Discover the best areas for reptile and amphibian diversity in the surroundings of São Paulo.

boana albomarginata
São Paulo

The Best of São Paulo

Prime herping habitats, jungle treks, and fantastic wildlife!

7D / 6N

Experience the best of São Paulo, the main gateway to Brazil and one of the most incredible regions on the Planet in terms of biodiversity and natural history. São Paulo is the perfect playground for wildlife and nature enthusiasts!

Explore with us 3 of the best preserved areas, and discover a heap of exquisite animals, including a high proportion of endemics.

There are 793 bird species, 231 mammal species, over 200 reptiles and 240 amphibian species to be found.

Atlantic Rainforest beach
São Paulo

Highlights of the Atlantic Rainforest

Rare primates, unique herps, wild landscapes, beaches, and more!

10D / 9N

This tour is for naturalists and wildlife enthusiasts interested in venturing away from the well-trodden tourism routes. You will explore untouched areas, and get the opportunity to see and photograph some of the Atlantic Rainforest’s most unique and endemic fauna. Activities will consist of primate watching, aquatic safaris and herping safaris. You will see neat animals such as the Black-Faced Lion Tamarin, the Jararacussu, the Pumpkin Toadlet, and there is a slim chance of observing the rare La Plata Dolphin. To top it all off, there are multiple species of marine turtles possible on this tour. In short, it should be a wildlife-packed trip !

sao paulo herping tour
São Paulo

São Paulo

Night herping near São Paulo

If you don’t have much time to explore the Atlantic Rainforest, we offer a night outing near the city of São Paulo to find some jungle treats. Top targets such as the Brazilian Pit-Viper, the Pumpkin Toadlet, the Burmeister's Leaf Frog, and the Rohde's Leaf Frog can be found in this strip of montane forest.

ubatuba herping tour
São Paulo

Serra do Mar State Park

4 days / 3 nights

This exposure to the Atlantic Rainforest will allow you to find and photograph numerous reptiles and amphibians with an experienced, English-speaking guide. The forests of Ubatuba host a fine selection of tree frogs, leaf-litter frogs, lizards and snakes.
This tour is ideal for anyone interested in reptiles and amphibians. Whether you want to herp hard in a private reserve or herp in style and comfort with the ease of a nice ecolodge, we offer various options to accommodate your needs.
The tour includes night hikes.

pumpkin toadlet tour
São Paulo

Pumpkin Toadlet Tour

Treasures of the Brazilian cloud forest

From 4 days

Explore the Atlantic Rainforest in search of rare, microendemic frogs. Our tour takes you to a variety of high-altitude habitats where we stand the best chance of targeting a nice cast of Pumpkin Toadlet species.

Get in touch to discuss a tailor made tour.