North Pantanal - Pousada Rio Mutum 5D/4N
1st Day – Cuiabá/Pantanal – Pousada do Rio Mutum
Reception upon arrival at the Cuiabá airport by a bilingual guide. Transfer to Pousada do Rio Mutum passing through the small village of Mimoso, where Mal. Candido Rondon was born. On the way, observation of many kind of birds, small mammals and tipical landscapes. The transfer takes about 3 hours and a half. After check-in, introduction to the lodge and area around it. In the evening a delicious piranha soup is served just before dinner. After dinner, introduction to the activities of the following days. Overnight.
2nd Day – Pantanal – Pousada do Rio Mutum
After breakfast, ecological walk through the jungle and open fields to observe animals and birds. Having the largest diversity of bird species in the world, the Pantanal is specially interesting for bird watching. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, boat ride for a photographic safari in Mutum River. In its crystal clear water it is possible to see giant otters, stingrays and huge schools of small fish. At the Mutum river banks, a large variety of birds can be observed. Return to the lodge for dinner, then nocturnal animal spotting by jeep in the lodge surrounding area. Overnight.
3rd Day – Pantanal – Pousada do Rio Mutum
4:30am – Canoeing in the Mutum river to observe the sunrise and the beauty of wildlife at the break of dawn in the Pantanal. Return for breakfast, then boat ride to Cuiabá Mirim, a small village of fishers located at the Cuiabá river banks. Return for lunch. In the afternoon, jeep ride through a road to observe birds and animals, where there is a great chance to observe many macaws. On the way back, spotting of animals. Dinner and overnight. (Between July to October these activities may be changed to a visit at the largest sanctuary of birds of the Pantanal).
4th Day – Pantanal – Pousada do Rio Mutum
After breakfast, horseback trail riding in the jungle, up to the edge of the Siá Mariana bay. During the whole year, a big variety of birds, animals and reptiles can be observed. Return to the lodge for lunch. In the afternoon, boat trip down the Mutum river banks, Siá Mariana bay and Chacororé bay. Return by boat to the lodge, stopping to see the sunset at the Siá Mariana bay and do piranha fishing*. In the evening, cayman feeding with the piranhas fished from Siá Mariana bay and nocturnal animals spotting. Dinner and overnight.
*According to the law, fishing is forbidden from October to March.
5th Day – Pantanal/Cuiabá airport
Walking through the area around the lodge at the sunrise, then breakfast and check-out. Transfer to Cuiabá airport.
* Regular transfer: Cuiabá - Pousada at 12:30 PM and 5:30 PM
* Regular transfer Pousada - Cuiabá at 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM;
* optional transfer by airplane from Cuiabá to Rio Mutum and v.v (30 minutes flight). Not included in the package.
* Package includes: Accommodation, full board meal plan without beverages; regular transfers and tours as mentioned on the program with bilingual guide assistance in English only. Please consult us for other languages supplement.
* CHD policy: 1 child up to 5 years old is free in DBL room.
*Please note tours may be changed to fit your specific needs. However, we reserve the right to modify the program resulting from changes in the Pantanal ecosystem.
Area: Pousada Rio Mutum 5D/4N
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