Jaguar Tour – 4d/3n
* PANTANAL (pousada arancuã) (1 night) – The landscape here consists of woodland, savanna and gallery forest, homeland to birds, caimans, turtles, deers, monkeys, armadillos and giant river oters.Here we will explore the landscape by paddle boat, horse, on foot and night safari.
* PORTO JOFRE CAMPSITE (2 nights) – The landscape here consists of wetland, open fields, forests and flooding grassland, homeland to mammals specially jaguars, capybaras, anteaters, monkeys and otthers, and birds as hyacinth macaws, toucans and others. Here we will explore the area by motor boat, on foot and night safari.
DAY 1 – CUIABÁ / PANTANAL Early depart to Pocone distant 110 km from Cuiaba, where we will do a short stop to visit the town. In Poconé, we will start our adventure driving 42 km via the Transpantaneira road crossing wetlands and woodlands doing several stops for our first contact with the local flora and fauna. After 42 km we will drive 3 km left via a narrow private road inside the Ranch/Lodge area surrounded by high trees, arriving at lunch time. This afternoon we will go out by paddle boat along the Clarinho and Claro rivers with their meandrous of almost 360 turn; returning to the Lodge at the end of the day. Around 7:30 PM a delicious dinner will be served for us. This night we will go out to observe the nocturnal species as well as the beautiful sky with the stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere.
DAY 2 – PANTANAL (pousada arancuã) / PORTO JOFRE CAMPSITE Starting before sunrise we will climb a 20 m height watch tower built around trees from where we will watch the sunrise and hearing birds sounds over a nice view of the landscape. After breakfast, we will horseback ride or piranha fishing, you decide it. Return to the lodge at lunch time. In the afternoon, we will move to the campsite distant 100 km from Pousada Arancuã Lodge located at the end of the Transpantaneira road in the banks of the Cuiaba river crossing beautiful landscape with patches of forest and wetlands arriving on time to see the sunset and hear the wildlife symphony. Dinner will be served followed a speech of our guide about the area, flora and fauna through maps and books also the excursions details that will be developed in the next days.
DAY 3 – PORTO JOFRE CAMPSITE Starting early in the morning, we will take a motor boat upstream of the Cuiaba, Piquiri and Tres Irmaos rivers, where the chances to spot jaguars, giant river otters, and other mammals are very high. This will be a full day excursion and we will take our lunch on board (picnic style), returning to the campsite at the end of the day after watching an astounding sunset in the Cuiaba river waters. Dinner followed by night safari by car.
DAY 4 – PORTO JOFRE CAMPSITE/CUIABA After breakfast, boat road down of the Cuiabá river, returning to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, we will return to Cuiaba via the Transpantaneira road where we will do several stops for our last contact with the local flora and fauna. Arriving in Cuiaba at the end of the day.