North Pantanal - Pousada Rio Mutum 6D/5N - Best of Pant. & Chap. Guimarães
Best of Pantanal & Chapada dos Guimarães
6 DAYS/ 5 NIGHTS – CHAPADA (1), MUTUM (2) AND TRANSPANTANEIRA (2)
1st Day – Cuiabá/Chapada dos Guimarães
Reception upon arrival at the Cuiabá airport by a bilingual guide. Transfer to Chapada dos Guimarães with visit to the National Park of Chapada dos Guimarães and the Water Falls Tracks. Lunch in a restaurant with panoramic view. Visit to the “Casa de Pedra”, which means “stone house”, and sunset contemplation on the edge of a cliff. Check-in at a comfortable lodge, dinner and overnight.
2nd Day – Chapada/Pantanal – Pousada do Rio Mutum
After breakfast, city tour in Chapada dos Guimarães, 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 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
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 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.
4th Day – Pousada do Rio Mutum - Transpantaneira
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. After check-out, transfer to Transpantaneira by car. Lunch on the way, passing through the town of Poconé, where the Transpantaneira road begins. During the trip on transpantaneira a huge variety of birds, animals and caymans can be observed (optional transfer by boat from Mutum to Porto Cercado – Transpantaneira - stopping on the way to observe one of the largest sanctuary of birds of the Pantanal). Check-in at Pousada Rio Claro or similar, then walking around the lodge. After dinner, spotting of animals in the lodge surrounding area. Overnight.
5th Day – Transpantaneira
After breakfast, ecological walk or horseback trail riding to observe the birds and small animals on the way. In the afternoon, canoeing through the Pixain river where a large variety of birds can be observed. After dinner, animal night spotting.
6th Day – Transpantaneira – Cuiabá
Canoeing through Pixain river to watch the sunrise. Return for breakfast, check-out and transfer to Cuiabá aiport.
Cuiabá - Pousada at 12:30 PM and 5:30 PM
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.
Area: Pousada Rio Mutum 6D/5N
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