Paraguay river jaguar programs

The perfect way to trace jaguars on the Paraguay river and Taiama Reserve is through the Baiazinha Lodge. Since the Taiama Reserve is a federally protected zone, it is not open to the public and no tour operator is allowed to take tourists to the reserve

Sample program

  • Day 1: Cuiaba - Hotel Baiazinha (Wednesday)

    In the morning, you will leave from Cuiabá to Cáceres (205 km/ 2.5 hrs). We make a left turn before entering the city and drive towards Paraguay river (2.5 hrs). After arriving at the Baiazinha Lodge, your lunch will be served and later on you will take a tour into the surroundings of the Paraguay river and hope to get the first sight of the jaguar. Dinner and overnight. (L, D)

  • Day 2 & 3: Hotel Baiazinha (Thursday & Friday)

    Go on a full day boat tour on the Paraguay river and the nearby areas of the Taiama Ecological Reserve and its passages in search for the jaguars and spot other wildlife. This is a great area to spot jaguars; even though they are a little timid, you can be lucky and get the chance to see one of these elusive felines. These region is also well known for its variety of wildlife. Overnight. (B, L, D)

  • Day 4: Hotel Baiazinha - Cuiaba (Saturday)

    After you eat breakfast, you will be transferred back to Cuiabá. (B)

Places visited

Package prices per person in US$ for 2023

Fixed/Shared departures

02 - 03 persons 04-05 persons 06-09 persons
   4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS* 1765 1765 1755 1755 1583 1583
   5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS* 2228 2228 2208 2208 2018 2018

Private departures

02 - 03 persons 04-05 persons 06-09 persons
4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS 2727 2068 1765 1765 1583 1583
5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS 3415 2593 2228 2228 2018 2018
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 departures 2023:
4 days/3 nights:
05-08 July
19-22 July
26-29 July
02-05 August
09-12 August
16-19 August
30 August - 02 September
06-09 September
20-23 September
27-30 September
04-07 October
11-14 October
18-21 October

5 days/4 nights:
15-19 July
05-09 August
19-23 August
02-06 September
16-20 September
23-27 September
07-11 October
14-18 October
21-25 October

**Other departures: any departure between July and October 2023

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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