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 - Araras Eco Lodge (135 km/2,5 hrs)

    At Cuiabá airport you will be welcomed and assisted by a bilingual guide and transfer that will take you to the Pantanal. While crossing the area it is possible to observe and appreciate the local flora & fauna. Late afternoon, you will be able to hike through the surrounding area to a 12 m observation tower with a spectacular view of the sunset. After dinner, night walk to observe the South Hemisphere sky, hear and feel the nocturnal environment of the pantanal Overnight. (D)

  • Day 2: Araras Eco Lodge

    After breakfast travel down private dirt roads, to Sentinela Camp on the edge of the Rio Clarinho. Canoe tour to spot aquatic wildlife, birds and flora; possibility of piranha fishing. Brazilian churrasco style picnic lunch along the banks of the river. Return to the lodge. Enjoy sunset from our 25m high outlook. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

  • Day 3: Araras Eco Lodge - Hotel Pantanal Norte (110 km/2,5 hrs)

    Early morning hike for sunrise. Breakfast at poolside. Morning at leisure. 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 4, 5 & 6: Hotel Pantanal Norte

    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 7: Hotel Pantanal Norte - Cuiaba Airport

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

Places visited

Package prices per person in US$ for 2019

Fixed/Shared departures

02 - 03 persons 04-05 persons 06-07 persons
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS 3571 3369 2998 2936 2911 2845

Private departures

02 - 03 persons 04-05 persons 06-07 persons
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS 4348 3369 3306 3019 2894 2767
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 2019:
17 - 23 June 2019
12 - 18 July 2019
22 - 28 July 2019
12 - 18 August 2019
23 - 29 August 2019
02 - 08 September 2019
12 - 18 September 2019
28 Sept - 04 October 2019
11 - 17 October 2019
22 - 28 October 2019

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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