Brazil Northern Pantanal Jaguar Expedition
9 Days 8 Nights
Dates: July 9-17 2020
Start and end in Cuiabá (airport code CGB)
Arrival on July 8th is an option with an overnight in Cuiaba if no morning flight into Cuiaba exist on July 8th (hotel in Cuiaba on the 7th not included in package). Tour officially starts on July 8th.
Day 1 July 9: Arrive at Cuiaba (CBG)Arrival at Cuiabá airport, transfer to an hotel in Cuiaba .Rest of the day to relax and get ready to head into the jungle. Overnight in Cuiaba. (MEALS AT OWN EXPENSE)
Day 2 July 10: CUIABÁ TO NORTH PANTANAL (ARRIVAL) - Breakfast, check-out and drive through the Transpantaneira Road to Rio Claro Lodge. The narrow river that gives name to the lodge is known for offering good chances to watch and photograph water birds such as black-collared hawks, sungrebes, sunbitterns and different species of kingfishers and herons. - Afternoon boat activity in the Rio Claro, dinner and overnight at the lodge. B,L,D
July 11: RIO CLARO/ PORTE JOFRE
Early 6am boat tour, birds inn flight, caiman. Transfer to Jaguar Camp. Lunch at Jaguar camp and get ready for afternoon jaguar search. B,L,D
July 12: PORTE JOFRE - Breakfast, check-out and drive to Porto Jofre at the end of the Transpantaneira Road. Lunch on the way, always searching for the Pantanal wildlife and enjoying the landscapes along the road. - Arrival and check-in at Porto Jofre Hotel, located deep inside what has become known as “Jaguar Country” or “Jaguar Land” (“Onçolândia” in Brazil), due to the abundance of these amazing and elusive cats. - If time permits, we will go out for our first boat ride searching for Jaguars and other Pantanal wildlife such as the giant otter. - Lunch, dinner and overnight at Porto Jofre Hotel. B,L,D
July 13: PORTE JOFREFull day boat safari in search of jaguars, giant otters and birds. Meals included B, L, D.
July 14: PORTE JOFRE Full day boat safari in search of jaguars, giant otters and birds. Meals included B, L, D.
July 15: PORTE JOFRE Full day boat safari in search of jaguars, giant otters and birds. Meals included B, L, D.
July 16: PORTE JOFRE/ POUSADA ALEGRE
Half Day searching for jaguars. After lunch we head to Pousada Alegre where we will stay the night. We will do an evening safari drive, searching for wildlife. Tapir is often seen here. B,L,D
July 17: NORTH PANTANAL TO CUIABÁ (DEPARTURE)
Breakfast at the lodge, morning safari vehicle, check-out and drive back through the Transpantaneira Road to Cuiabá Airport.Lunch at Pousada Alegre -Evening departure flight. B,L.
(Please make sure you have a flight leaving Cuiaba after 6pm)
END OF TOUR
- Private transfers IN/OUT by 1 closed comfortable van
- Private local nature guide English speaking
- Accommodation in double room, air cond., private bathroom (based on 2 person shared accomodation)
- Full board (excluding bottled water, soft drinks, wine)
- Excursions as stated in itinerary
- Jaguar safaris with expert boatmen and unlimited fuel
- Mineral water to refill your bottles