PANTANAL

The Pantanal Great Alluvial Plain covers an area of about 200,000 square kilometers located almost entirely in Brazilian territory, in the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul. For five months of the year, the Pantanal is flooded for about three quarters of its extension by the overflowing of the rivers that cross it.

The Pantanal is in fact the largest wetland in the world and the ecosystem with the greatest biodiversity and the greatest concentration of fauna and flora of the entire American continent.
Here it's very easy to observe wildlife, on the contrary of the Amazon rainforest where the vegetation is dense and the trees are very tall, the Pantanal offers a more open view, making it one of the most popular and famous places in the world for birding and wildlife photography.

During the rainy season the lands of the Pantanal remain flooded for months receiving nourishment from the waters, and the animals congregate on the islands (capões) and emerged land strips (cordilheiras). As soon as the waters begin to recede, many birds find livelihood by microorganisms and by trapped fishes, and concentrate around the waterholes. A unique ecosystem for the enormous wealth of flora and fauna, so much so that in the year 2000 has been recognized by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site.

The main access cities for a visit of the Pantanal are Cuiabá in state of Mato Grosso (Northern Pantanal) and Campo Grande in Mato Grosso do Sul (Southern Pantanal). The Northern Pantanal is a slightly higher land, you can see lot of species, this is the best place to see wild jaguars, the Transpantaneira road cross the Pantanal for 150km and it's considered a Park Road. In the Southern Pantanal the wetland environment is more intense, here you can see colourful parrots, toucans, macaws, caiman, monkeys, giant otters, giant anteaters, and many more besides.

NORTHERN PANTANAL TOURS

WILDLIFE & JAGUAR TOUR

Transpantaneira & Cuiabá River

The first days you will explore the property of a lodge in the northern Transpantaneira where in the grasslands, ponds and waterholes we will search for tapir, anteater, deer, fox, coati, caiman, macaw, toucan and many more birds.
Then we will move to Porto Jofre, at the end of the Transpantaneira road, where the road meets the Cuiabá river. Here, by speed-boats we will explore the "Encontro das Aguas State Park" the area with the highest concentration of jaguars in the world, cruising the Cuiabá River and its tributaries in search of wild jaguars, giant otters and many more wildlife!

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JAGUAR EXPEDITION

Porto Jofre - Cuiabá River

Porto Jofre is located at the end of the Transpantaneira where the road meets the Cuiabá river. Here we will explore the Cuiabá river and its tributaries by speed-boats and in particular the "Encontro das Aguas State Park", the place with the highest concentration of jaguars in the world, a really amazing place, where live lot of caimans, capybaras and birds.
During the dry season, from June to November, jaguars stay close to the rivers where they find their favorite preys, caimans and capybaras. Besides the jaguars you will have the opportunities to photograph also the endangered giant river otters.

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JAGUAR EXPEDITION

Cáceres - Paraguay River & Taiama Reserve

In the Paraguay river (Cáceres province) jaguar population is increasing every year. We propose this expedition during which we will explore the best jaguar spots. The Taiama Reserve is composed primarily by flooded fields, has in its interior a variety of aquatic environments, such as grass fields, forests, lagoons, streams and riparian forest, strongly influenced by the seasonality of the hydrological regime of the Paraguay River. This location is off the beaten tracks, wonderful landscapes, high concentration of jaguars, photography in completely tranquillity without presence of massive tourism.

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WILDLIFE TOUR

Transpantaneira

Wildlife Nature Tours in the northern Pantanal to appreciate a rich fauna and flora in every season!
Lot of outdoor activities to enjoy an incredible environment: car safaris, walking in the forest, boat trips in the jungle, canoeing, horseback riding, piranha sport fishing, night safari. You will have the opportunity to observe lot of animals such as deer, fox, capybara, tapir, giant anteater, southern tamandua, hyacinth macaw, toucan, jabiru stork, caiman and many more species!
We propose a tour from 3 to 5 days to explore the properties of some of the best eco-lodges on the Transpantaneira road.

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SOUTHERN PANTANAL TOURS

WILDLIFE TOUR

Aquidauana River

The Pantanal area of MatoGrosso do Sul State is the largest continuous wetland in the world. Hundreds of different fish guarantee a rich bird population, caimans, capybaras, monkeys, jaguars, armadillos, coatis and anteaters. In these uncommon Pantanal habitats, there is a rich flora and exuberant fauna which delights everyone. Those who have the opportunity to visit this hidden tropical paradise in the heart of South America and to experience its wildlife and lush vegetation as well as to get to know the people, will see the world with different eyes.

DETAILS

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