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Photo: Andre Moratelli - Pantanal Jaguar Safaris



  • Short Tour to the best wildlife areas of the Northern Pantanal.

  • This Tour produces close encounters with highlights including Ocelots, Tapirs, Hyacinth Macaws, Jabiru Storks, Anteaters, Giant Otters & Jaguars to mention but a few.

  • Boat safaris, overland safaris, horseback riding, walking safaris in forests and night safaris in search for dry land mammals & birds.

  • Tailor-made Tours to meet your requirements.

  • Best value per money in traditional Pantanal ranches.


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Availability: June to  November
Gateway city: Cuiabá (CGB airport)
Duration: 04 nights
Departure: Daily
Accommodation: 03 lodges


  • All transfers

  • English-speaking wildlife guide

  • Accommodation

  • Three meals per day

  • Excursions (boat safaris, overland safaris, walking safaris, night safaris)

  • Wi-fi where present

Not Included:

  • Flights

  • Extra accommodation and meals

  • Travel insurance

  • Beverage, Phone calls, Laundry

Day 1.
Cuiabá airport to Pouso Alegre, a traditional Pantanal ranch.

Arrival at Cuiabá airport in the morning, where you will meet your guide and transfer to the Pantanal. After driving about one and a half hour we arrive in Poconé. From here our wildlife adventure starts as we hit the Transpantaneira road, a dirt road that transects the Northern Pantanal.  We will arrive at our lodge just before lunch time. After our midday break we go on a forest walk in search for dry land mammals and birds. At night we go on a night safari in search for night animals like Ocelot, Puma, Giant Anteaters, Tamandua, Crab-eating Raccoon, Potoos and Owls. Dinner and Overnight. (L,D)

Day 2.

Pouso Alegre Lodge.

We have a full morning to explore the many photo opportunities at this place. This ranch stands as the best spot to find Giant Anteaters in the Northern Pantanal, and o􀆜en offers close encounters with other species such as Red-brocket and Marsh Deer, Coati, Tayra, and Brazilian Tapir. Our activities are a combination of overland safaris, forest walk and night safaris. After dinner we will go on a night safari in search of mammals and other nocturnal wildlife which may yield good views of Great Horned Owl, Nightjar, Pottoo and many other possibilities. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D).

Day 3.
Pouso Alegre Lodge to Rio Claro Lodge.

Early morning walk, breakfast and check-out. This morning we drive further into the Pantanal. On our way will stop to photograph all kind of wildlife. Check-in the Pousada Rio Claro,  situated by the riverbank of the Claro river. Lunch followed by a midday break. In the a􀆜ernoon, we go on our first boat safari in search for wildlife concentrated along the riverbanks of this beautiful river. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 4.
Rio Claro Lodge and back north to Piuval Lodge, a Pantanal ranch. 

Early canoeing at sunrise. Breakfast followed by an overland safari to the Piuval Lodge. It’s usual to see plenty of wildlife on our way to the Piuval Lodge. We will arrive there for lunch time. After our midday break, we go out for a forest walk in the monkey forest an go up the 20m canopy tower. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 5.
Piuval Lodge, Pantanal ranch.

This morning, we will explore the many wildlife opportunities on this 10,000 hectares ranch on the back of a horse (optional). Lunch and check-out. Transfer back to Cuiabá airport.

Please ask for your desired period in CONTACT&QUOTATION.

*lodging subject to availability.



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Pouso Alegre Lodge

  • Traditional Pantanal ranch presenting many vegetation sets of Pantanal biome .

  • Good chances to see wildlife as Tapir, Anteater, Coati, Toucan, Hyacinth Macaw and more.

  • AC, wifi, laundry, hot shower.

Araras  Lodge

  • 4 stars lodge on the Transpantaneira road

  • Excellent food, canopy towers, overland safaris.

  • Good chances to see wildlife as Tapir, Otter, Armadillo, Anteater and more.

  • AC, wifi, laundry, hot shower.

Piuval Lodge

  • 3 stars hotel in Poconé, at Transpantaneira road km10, with comfort and excellent food.

  • Good chances to see wildlife as Tapir, Anteater, Coati, Toucan, Hyacinth Macaw and more.

  • AC, wifi, laundry, hot shower.

Photo: Andre Moratelli - Pantanal Jaguar Safaris

Christian Dimitrius
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