Jaguar Safari

The Jaguar Safari tour is the guaranteed and affordable way to observe Jaguars and Giant Otters in the wild heart of the fabulous Pantanal

Sample program

  • Day 1: Cuiaba - Pousada Rio Claro (152 km/3 hrs)

    Arrival at Cuiaba Airport, where you´ll be welcomed by your English speaking guide. Transfer to Poconé (1,5 hrs) where lunch will be taken. After lunch we enter the Transpantaneira which will offer some good wildlife viewing before reaching Pousada Rio Claro. After dinner a night safari in search for nocturnal wildlife. (L,D)

  • Day 2: Pousada Rio Claro - Hotel Porto Jofre

    After breakfast a boat trip along the Rio Claro, an excellent opportunity to see howler monkeys, giant river otters, caimans and many bird species like king fishers, hawks, kites, herons, etc. After lunch we drive deeper into the Pantanal, with wildlife stops underway, to reach Hotel Pantanal Norte (former Hotel Porto Jofre) by the end of the afternoon. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

  • Day 3, 4 & 5: Hotel Porto Jofre

    Full day boat rides on the Cuiaba, Piquiri and Tres Irmãos river. Boat trips provide an excellent opportunity to view giant river otters up-close. This is often a highlight of visitors’ trips to Brazil. In the dry season, we occasionally see jaguars on the exposed beaches of the rivers – a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Other wildlife commonly seen on the river are capybara and caiman. Birds frequently encountered include kingfishers, egrets, storks, herons and terns. End of the afternoon return to the lodge. Overnight. (B,L,D)

  • Day 6: Hotel Pantanal Norte - Pousada Rio Claro

    After breakfast transfer back to Pousada Rio Claro, where we´ll arrive for lunch. In the afternoon you can decide to hike one of the trails in the surroundings of the lodge or you can enjoy a horse back ride, an unique way to explore the Pantanal. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

  • Day 7: Pousada Rio Claro - Cuiaba Airport

    After breakfast transfer back to Cuiaba Airport in time for your domestic flight out. (B)

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Package prices per person in US$ for 2018

Fixed/Shared departures

02 - 03 persons 04-05 persons 06-07 persons
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS 3519 3118 2704 2543 2414 2341

Private departures

02 - 03 persons 04-05 persons 06-07 persons
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS 4046 3585 3109 2924 2776 2692
What’s included
  • Overnight in double/triple rooms;
  • Regular (shared) transfers mentioned in itinerary in air-conditioned vehicle with driver;
  • Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B=breakfast / L=lunch / D=diner, excl. drinks);
  • Excursions as mentioned in itinerary;
  • English speaking guide during excursion mentioned in the itinerary
What’s not included
  • International flights;
  • Domestic flights;
  • Airport taxes;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Drinks;
  • Tips;
  • Personal expenses.

*Fixed/Shared departure dates 2018:
04 - 10 July 2018
08 - 14 August 2018
12 - 18 September 2018
18 - 24 October 2018

Private departures can stay on any day of the week

What to bring: Light weight pants, jeans, T-shirts, long sleeved shirts, shorts, bathing suit, extra socks and underwear, sandals, good walking and/or old tennis shoes, windbreaker/light rainjacket, sun hat, flash light, sun screen, insect repellent, binoculars, camera, film, extra batteries.



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