This is the ultimate Pantanal wildlife safari, stay at remote ranches away from the crowds reached by small scenic plane.
The Pantanal is an enormous freshwater wetland area, the largest in the world and fantastic for wildlife spotting. Escape the more popular areas, travel deep into the heart of the Southern Pantanal. An area devoid of roads, with seemingly endless areas of forest and grasslands broken only by rivers and lagoons. Take a small plane to remote fazendas (ranches), which is more than just a transfer, this is where the safari starts.
Days will be filled with guided excursions on foot trekking through grasslands and forest, floating along the rivers and lagoons in handmade canoes or on horseback with Pantaneiro (local cowboys). At night travel by 4WD looking for caiman and other nocturnal creatures and listen to the sounds of the Pantanal. This is the perfect habitat for so many creatures including monkeys, capybara, armadillo and giant otter as well as a variety of macaw and the bright and ever popular toucan.
For a more detailed itinerary with great ideas on what to do and where to stay, please get in touch with our experts.
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Fly London to Madrid
Fly Madrid to Sao Paulo overnight
Fly Sao Paulo to Campo Grande
Scenic Flight from Campo Grande to Baia das Pedras
The Pantanal or wetlands of Mato Grosso are one of nature's last frontiers, the world's largest animal reserve and home to more than 600 different species of birds and 230 varieties of fish, it is made up of a huge lowland plain, entirely overgrown by lush vegetation and covered with flowers that bloom during the rainy season (December-April). The Pantanal includes many rivers and crystalline lakes as it used to be a vast inland sea. Rare species of birds and other animals seek shelter along their shores and cluster around the diminishing pools during the dry season from May through to November.
You will be staying at Baia das Pedras
Pantanal Activities and ExcursionsOver the next few days explore the Pantanal with a guide by 4wd, on foot, by canoe or small motor boat observing the rich fauna and flora of this ecological sanctuary. Animals include capybara, caiman, deer, iguanas, possums, anacondas, incredible amounts of birds, raptors and if you are lucky a jaguar. Fazenda Barranco Alto offer the services of a naturalist guide locally, shared between the guests.
Scenic Flight from Baia das Pedras to Barranco Alto
You will be staying at Barranco Alto
Scenic Flight from Barranco Alto to Campo Grande
Fly Campo Grande to Sao Paulo
Fly Sao Paulo to London overnight
Phone: +44 (0)1285 885 333
Phone: +44(0) 1285 885 333
+44 (0)1285 885 333
+44(0) 1285 885 333
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