Day 1: Travel from Cuiabá to Pantanal
In Cuiaba a guide will pick you up at the airport and depart to the Pantanal at 13:30. The trip to reach the famous Transpantaneira Road will last for about 2 hours. This is one of the best wildlife viewing areas in the world. Along the Transpantaneira you can admire the Pantanal’s flora and fauna. During the trip we will make several stops on the way in order to film or take photographs.
You will arrive at SouthWild Pantanal late in the afternoon, where you will have time to check-in, rest for a while and eat dinner. SouthWild Pantanal was once called Fazenda Santa Tereza, which was a traditional cattle ranch. Today, it is an eco-lodge on 3,500 hectares of flooded lands situated at the end of the Pixaim River. Here you are deep into the Pantanal where you can take boat safaris on the rivers; see monkeys, many bird species, capybaras, caymans, and giant otters. You can also explore the marked trails through the forest surrounding the SouthWild Pantanal. The lodge offers canopy tours which are strategically located at fruiting and flowering trees. Dinner is included.
Day 2 spend the day at the SouthWild Pantanal lodge
After breakfast there is the opportunity for an early morning walk in the surrounding area, but be sure to be back at lunch time. In the afternoon, you will take a boat tour through the Rio Pixaim. SouthWild Pantanal is an excellent location for bird watching and other wildlife. After dark we will visit the Ocelot hide to see this amazing cat from up close. Overnight at SouthWild Pantanal. (B,L,D)
Day 3 spend the day at the SouthWild Pantanal lodge
On day 3, you can go horseback riding in the Pantanal and hike in the afternoon to one of the canopy towers. This is the only lodge in the Pantanal offering mobile canopy towers near fruiting trees. Overnight at SouthWild Pantanal. (B,L,D)
Day 4: Return from the Pantanal to Cuiabá
You may want to take a sunrise walk before breakfast to see the Pantanal wake up. After breakfast we’ll return to the Cuiaba Airport for the connecting flight, arrive about 9:30 am. Breakfast included.