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Three Unique Ecosystems: Amazon, Savanna and Pantanal
(8 Days / 7 Nights)

In this amazing trip, you will visit the most important Brazilian ecosystems: the Amazon, the largest and most intact rain forest in the world, the “Cerrado” or savanna, with an amazing plant and animal diversity as well as spectacular beauty; and Pantanal, the largest wetland area in the world and South America’s primary wildlife sanctuary.

Day 1 Cuiabá / Amazon Rain Forest

Upon arrival to Cuiabá/Várzea Grande airport, you’ll be picked up and transferred to the Amazon Rain Forest (310 km paved federal road– approximately 4.5 hours). We recommend you arrive in a morning flight!). Arrival late afternoon, welcome drink and check-in at Jardim da Amazonia Lodge. We recommend a refreshing swim in its pool with crystal clear running waters. Optionally, you can do some bird watching along the Orchid Trail (numerous hummingbirds, painted parakeet, blue-headed parrot, masked trogon, etc.)

Service package Amazon, Savanna and Pantanal -7 nights total.

Overnight at Jardim da Amazonia Lodge - Standard room.


Day 2 Amazon Rain Forest

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meals and activities at the lodge.

An amazing trail will take you deep into the Forest, and contact with its exuberant fauna and flora. Good chances to meet tapir, the largest mammal in South America as well as numerous birds (solitary tinamou, royal flycatcher, silver beaked tanager, etc.). The walk will be followed by fish barbecue and light nap in a hammock. Later, canoe down the Claro River, enjoying the solitude of the jungle and its different life forms: (muscovy duck, long tailed tyrant, cormorant, Amazon kingfisher, green and rufous kingfisher, swallow tanager, herons…)

Overnight at Jardim da Amazonia Lodge - Standard room.


Day 3 Amazon Rain Forest / Nobres / Chapada dos Guimarães

Breakfast at the hotel, depart to Nobres.

Full Day activities in Nobres. Nobres is a municipality located 140km Northeast of Cuiabá. Due to a large concentration of limestone in its ground, we find many caves and grottoes. Dozens of complex cave systems cross the region just like at better known and more crowded Bonito, the area has many rivers, lakes and caverns of blue crystal clear waters, habitat of several species of fishes and plants, outstanding for snorkeling and caving. It is a 3 hour drive towards Nobres until Vila de Bom Jardim. Upon arrival, you’ll receive safety and floating instructions and will pick up mask, snorkels and floating vests. Enjoy about 45-minute-long floating activities along the Salobra River and its ponds filled with hundreds of colorful fish. You’ll visit Aquário Encantado: One of the Salobra river’s sources, 6 meters deep where we`ll start the first floating activities among many species of gorgeous fish. Then, Salobra River: a 500 meter long float, snorkeling in 27°C warm waters. After lunch, take a rest and then transfer to Chapada dos Guimarães, in the heart of the South American Continent.

Overnight at Park Eco Lodge - Standard room.


Day 4 Chapada dos Guimarães

Breakfast at hotel.

Meals and activities at the lodge.

Day devoted to wonderful hikes trough the National Park. The wind and rain sculpted intriguing shapes in the sand stones covered with rich “Cerrado” vegetation, its bird’s songs and crystal clear water falls add to the enjoyment of the area. The hike ends at the 86m high water fall “Véu de Noiva” where we’ll enjoy a traditional meal at the local restaurant, looking down to a huge canyon. Then, hike along the “Stone House” trail back to the lodge.

Overnight at Park Eco Lodge - Standard room.


Day 5 Chapada dos Guimarães / Pantanal

Breakfast at the hotel, and check-out, drive down and visit the “Veredas da Salgadeira”, humid areas adorned by the “buriti” Palms, at the slope of Chapada cliffs. You’ll have lunch in Cuiabá at Las Velas restaurant.

Morning tours at Chapada.

Then transfer on to the lowlands of the PANTANAL along 111 km paved road as far as the charming “gold miners” town of Poconé. Then on to the Transpantaneira Park Road for additional 32km until Araras Pantanal Ecolodge, welcome drink and check-in.

Overnight at Araras - Standard room.


Day 6 Pantanal

Breakfast at the hotel, depart to Clarinho River along private dirt roads. Good chances to spot giant river-otters. Have fun fishing for piranhas to complete your local style barbecue on the banks of the river. You’ll explore its calm waters in canoes and walk the trails along its shore. Later in the afternoon return to the lodge for the sunset at the, 25m high Howler Monkey Tower panoramic wood-tower.

Overnight at Araras Eco Lodge - Standard room


Day 7 Pantanal

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meals and activities at the lodge.

Day devoted to exploring Araras Eco Lodge private reserve. After breakfast the guide will lead you on horseback or walking across this gorgeous ecosystem. Lunch. In the afternoon photo-safari down the Transpantaneira Park Road for an additional 25 km.

Overnight at Araras Eco Lodge - Standard room.


Day 8 Departure

Before breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a sunrise hike. You’ll have some time off to enjoy the surroundings, before your transfer to Cuiabá airport. Drop off at airport or city hotel (2,5 hour drive approximately).


Dates Sgl Trvl Sgl Dbl Tpl Child
From: 01 DEC 18 To: 31 OCT 19
N/A N/A $3680 N/A N/A

Prices Do Not Include:

-Services not mentioned
-Flights (domestic or international)

-Airport taxes and room tax (tourist - room tax not included: it varies from USD 1.00 to USD 4.00 per person per night)
-Personal expenses, extras, tips

Notes:

Rates are per person - double occupancy
Seasons in Pantanal:
January: The flooding begins
March: Peak of the flooding, and end of the rainy season
April- June: The plains begin to progressively dry out
July-September: Peak of the dry season
October: First rains
November-December: The plains turn green with the rains Rates are per person in double occupancy in USD and are subject to change depending to specific dates and to exchange rates (Brazilian real / US$)

Rates are not valid during New Years (27 dec-03 jan), Carnival (01 - 06 mar), Winners Parade in Rio (08-10 mar) and Easter (19 - 21 apr), Copa America (14 jun - 14 jul), long Brazilian Holidays and major events.

Check in: 14h00 / Check out: 12h00

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