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PANTANAL WILDERNESS

OVERVIEW

  • This Tour takes you to the Meeting of the Waters State Park in Porto Jofre and to the seldom visited Taiamã Ecological Reserve in search for Jaguars, Giant River Otters and other wildlife by speed boat.
     

  • In addition we stay in different lodges along the Transpantaneira Road, where we have good chances of close encounters with highlights including Ocelots, Tapirs, Hyacinth Macaws, Jabiru Storks, Anteaters, Giant Otters & Pumas 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.
     

  • Option of land-based or floating/ boat-hotel accommodation.

REGION MAP

Photo: Wildlife Ley - Pantanal Jaguar Safaris

SAFARI FACTS

Availability: June to  November
Gateway city: Cuiabá (CGB airport)
Duration: 10 nights
Departure: Daily
Accommodation: 04 lodges

Included:

  • 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

TAIAMÃ, PORTO JOFRE & TRANSPANTANEIRA COMBINED

Day 1.

Cuiabá airport > Hotel Baiazinha, Paraguay river

Pickup at Hotel Cuiabá at 730am, to meet your guide and transfer to the Pantanal. After driving about two and a half hours, near the city of Cáceres, we hit a dirt road to the Baiazinha Hotel, located on the riverbanks of the Paraguay river. We arrive around 12pm. Checkin and Lunch. After our lunch break we go out for a boat safari in search for all kind of wildlife along the riverbanks of the Paraguay river. We come back to the lodge around sunset. Dinner and overnight. (L,D)

Days 2&3 Paraguay river, near Taiamã Reserve

Two full days devoted to the boat safaris on the Paraguay River and several of its bays, in order to maximize our chances to watch and photograph Jaguars, Giant Otters and other wildlife. Outings are in the morning and afternoon, cruising the rivers in search of jaguars which often come to the banks in search of food, water, or just to cool off. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 4

Hotel Baiazinha > Piuval Lodge

Breakfast and check-out. After driving about 3 hours, we arrive in Poconé. From here we hit the Transpantaneira, a dirt road that transects the Northern Pantanal. We will stop to photograph wildlife on our way. We arrive at the lodge for lunch. Check-in. After a break we go on a forest walk in search of dry-land mammals and birds. At dust, we go on a night safari in search of nocturnal wildlife such as Ocelot, Puma, Giant Anteater, Tamandua, CrabeatingFox, Potoos, and Owls. Dinner and Overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 5,6

Piuval Lodge

2 Full days to explore the many photoopportunities at this place. We will also spend quality time photographing the hundreds of caimans on the small lakes, and the Jabirus in their nest along the lodge’s private road. Our activities are a combination of overland safaris, forest walks and night safaris. We will discover remote areas of this vast ranch, which stands as one of the best place to photograph Tapirs and Anteaters in the Northern Pantanal. After dinner, we will go out for night safari in search of mammals and other nocturnal wildlife such as Great Horned Owl, Nightjar, Pottoos, and many other possibilities. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 7

Piuval Lodge > Porto Jofre

Early morning safari at sunrise. Breakfast and checkout. Driving further into the Pantanal, as we cover the Transpantaneira to reach Porto Jofre and check in at our lodge, situated on the riverbank of the Cuiabá river. This afternoon we go out for a boat safari on the Cuiabá river in search for jaguars, giant river otters and other wildlife. We come back at sunset. Dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Days 8,9,10

Porto Jofre & Meeting of the Waters State Park

Three full (min 8h) days devoted to boat safari s on the Cuiabá river and its tributaries, in order to maximize our chances to watch and photograph Jaguars, Giant Otters and other wildlife in the Meeting of the Waters State Park. Our outings are in the morning and afternoon, cruising the rivers in search of Jaguars which often come to the banks in search of food, water, or just to cool off. Dinner and overnight Hotel in Porto Jofre. (B,L,D)

Day 11

Porto Jofre > Cuiabá

Breakfast and check-out, followed by overland transfer to Cuiabá where we arrive around 12pm. Lunch in Cuiabá. Drop off at airport or Hotel in Cuiabá (B,L).

 

 

Please ask for your desired period in CONTACT&QUOTATION.

*lodging subject to availability.

ITINERARY

LODGES*

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Pouso Alegre Lodge

  • Traditional Pantanal ranch in a 8.000ha farm 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.

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Hotel Pantanal Norte

  • 3 stars hotel at Porto Jofre, with comfort and excellent food.

  • Radio station support  to boats in search for Jaguars into the State Park and its vicinities.

  • 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.

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Baiazinha Hotel

  • 3 stars traditional riverside hotel,  integrated to nature. 

  • Good boats and pilotmen in search for Jaguars along the Paraguay river and its various bays.

  • AC, wifi, laundry, hot shower.

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