PANTANAL: A WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Day 1: Cuiabá – Pantanal  (- / - / D)

Reception upon arrival at Cuiabá airport followed by the transfer to Pousada do Rio Mutum.

On arrival, you will receive an introduction of the lodge and the area around it.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Pousada Rio Mutum or similar

Day 2: Pantanal  (B / L / D)

Wildlife Watching and Hiking Tour

After breakfast a walk of approximately 3 hours through wood areas, forests, and open fields in search of birds, mammals, reptiles.

Boat Trip on the Mutum River

In the afternoon you will go on a boat trip on the Mutum River to observe giant otters (Pteronura

brasiliensis), rays (lymma Taeniura) and several bird species.

Night Safari

After dinner a night safari in search for nocturnal wildlife.

Overnight in Pousada Rio Mutum or similar

Day 3: Pantanal  (B / L / D)

Horseback Ride Tour

In the morning you will depart on a horseback ride to a typical farm on the border of Siá Mariana Bay, and this will be an excellent way to observe the local flora and fauna.

Boat Trip and Piranha Fishing

In the afternoon, you will be taken on a boat ride, up to the Siá Mariana Bay exploring its banks and

channels. Stop for sunset and piranha fishing*.

*The piranha fishing occurs February through September. During the period from October 1st to January

31st, it is prohibited to fish in rivers, lakes, and bays in Mato Grosso, because it is the breeding season of

fishes (Piracema).

On the way back to the lodge a night spotlighting activity in search for animals.

Overnight in Pousada Rio Mutum or similar

Day 4: Pantanal – Cuiabá  (B / - / -)

Early morning canoe tour to watch the sunrise and the awakening of nature in the Pantanal.

After breakfast you will be taken by land to the Cuiaba Airport.

Tour Overview:

  • Immerse into the natural beauty and the rich      biodiversity of the Pantanal.

  • Observe the local flora and fauna in  a unique way.

Inclusions:

· Transfers Cuiabá Airport – Lodge – Cuiabá Airport.

· Excursions as outlined in the program

· 3nts Accommodation including daily breakfast

· Daily breakfast at the hotel.

· 2 lunches & 3 dinners at the hotel

· Permanent assistance in each destination.

Exclusions:

· International or domestic airfare

· Services and non-mentioned meals in the itinerary

· Alcoholic Beverages

· Early check-in, late check-out, and hotel extras

· Personal expenses

· Tips for guides and hotel staff