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 2022

Fixed/Shared departures

02 - 03 persons 04-05 persons 06-09 persons
   4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS* 1593 1593 1536 1536 1268 1268
   5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS* 2006 2006 1885 1885 1571 1571

Private departures

02 - 03 persons 04-05 persons 06-09 persons
4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS 2160 1792 1536 1536 1268 1268
5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS 2985 2183 1905 1905 1591 1591
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 2022:
4 days/3 nights:
06-09 July
13-16 July
20-23 July
27-30 July
03-06 August
10-13 August
17-20 August
24-27 August
07-10 September
14-17 September
21-24 September
05-08 October
12-15 October
19-22 October

5 days/4 nights:
16-20 July
13-17 August
27-31 August
10-14 September
08-12 October
15-19 October
26-30 October

**Other departures: any departure between July and October 2022

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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