North Pantanal Wildlife Tour

A unique experience including the best of North Pantanal, Transpantaneira road and the Cuiabá river. As well as the opportunity to see a huge amount of wildlife, for instance the elusive jaguar, tapir, anaconda, many exotic birds and the giant river otter.

Sample program

  • Day 1: Cuiaba - Pousada Pouso Alegre (138 km/3 hrs)

    Arrive in Cuiabá and then transfer to Pouso Alegre (about 3 hrs drive). Arrival and check-in in the afternoon. Evening at leisure. Overnight. (D)

  • Day 2: Pousada Pouso Alegre

    Adventure on the Urutu trail: a 2km trekking among wood islands, where it is likely to see monkeys, agoutis and several bird species. We recommend you to take a hat, water, insect repellent. On a spotlighting by car you get the chance to spot caimans, resting jabirus, black-crowned night-herons, capybaras, and pauraque nightjars; during very dark nights, it is possible to see racoons, deer, foxes and more. Overnight. (B, L, D)

  • Day 3: Pousada Pouso Alegre

    Go on a full day trip dedicated to observe the Pantanal’s flora and fauna on the Pouso Alegre private reserve. After breakfast, drive along a private dirt road to Bento Gomes River, then go on a canoe trip to spot aquatic wildlife, birds and flora. Learn more about the local environment on a nature walk through the woods. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, a guide will take you on a jeep safari to explore the forest and grassland. Return to the lodge for dinner; go on a nocturnal safari by car in search for more wildlife. (B, L, D)

  • Day 4: Pouso Alegre - Hotel Porto Jofre (110 km/3 hrs)

    After breakfast, go on your last morning excursion and return for lunch. In the early afternoon we continue our trip deeper into the Pantanal to reach Hotel Porto Jofre and arrive by the end of the afternoon. Depending on our time, we go on a walk through the surroundings of the lodge and the nearby lake where the Victoria Regia water lily can be observed. Dinner and overnight. (B, L, D)

  • Day 5 & 6: Hotel Porto Jofre

    Spend your day on a boat ride on the Cuiabá, Piquiri & Tres Irmãos rivers to observe jaguars, giant otters among other animals. Overnight. (B, L, D)

  • Day 7: Porto Jofre - SouthWild Pantanal Lodge (75 km/2,5 hrs)

    After breakfast you will be transferred to the SouthWild Pantanal Lodge. After you arrive, lunch will be served. In the late afternoon, hike along the marked trails through the forest surrounding the SouthWild Pantanal. The lodge offers observation towers which are strategically located at fruiting and flowering trees. Dinner and overnight. (B, L, D)

  • Day 8: SouthWild Pantanal Lodge

    Take an early morning walk in the surrounding area after your breakfast. Return for your lunch and after a boat will take you on a tour on Rio Pixiam. SouthWild Pantanal is an excellent location for bird watching and other wildlife. At night-time we will visit the Ocelot hide to observe the incredible feline from up close. Overnight at SouthWild Pantanal. (B, L, D)

  • Day 9: SouthWild Pantanal Lodge

    This is the only lodge that offers canopy near fruit trees. You can also go horseback riding in the morning and hiking in the afternoon. Overnight at SouthWild Pantanal. (B,L,D)

  • Day 10: SouthWild Pantanal - Cuiaba (165km/3,5 hrs)

    After breakfast you go back to Cuiaba. (B)

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Package prices per person in US$ for 2019

January - November

02 - 03 persons 04-05 persons 06-07 persons
DBL TRPL DBL TRPL DBL TRPL
10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS 4198 3712 3365 2922 2920 2777
What’s included
  • Overnight in double/triple rooms;
  • Private 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;
  • Private 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.
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NOTE: Due to weather conditions,season or groups some activities described may be changed with the intention of taking full advantage of the experience of wildlife environment.

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 rain jacket, sun hat, flash light, sunscreen, insect repellent, binoculars, camera, film, extra     batteries. Sweatshirt or sweater recommended from June to September.

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