Pousada Piuval / Hotel Mato-Grosso
Destination: Pantanal / Days: 04 days, 03 nights.
Jaguar Plus Tour 4D 3N
Pousada Piuval – Hotel Mato Grosso
Day / Night 1
Depart Cuiaba at 08h00 after breakfast at your 4 star hotel, arrival in Pocone, gateway to the Northern Pantanal. We will arrive at approximately 10h00.
The adventure begins with a 10 km (mile) photographic safari along the Transpantaneira Park Road and then 5 km (3 miles) along a private road until we reach the Piuval Lodge.
The Piuval lodge is located in the Pantanal of Pocone on a 7000 hectare cattle ranch. The facilities include a swimming pool, gift shop and playground and wi-fi.
Lunch will consist of typical Mato Grosso Cuisine, which will be served at noon. After lunch we will have a chance to rest, or use the pool and wait out the tropical mid-day heat. Later in the afternoon, as the wildlife begins to reemerge, we will go horseback riding on the grounds of the ranch with the opportunity to see animal such as monkeys, Coatis, Giant Anteasters, Southern Anteaters, deer, caiman, Cabybaras, armadillos, and more.
After dinner we will go on a spotlighting safari to look for nocturnal fauna.
Day / Night 2
The day will begin before sunrise with a walk to a 15 meter observation tower where we will greet the day with the sound birds and Howler monkeys. We will return for breakfast, after which we will have the option of a boat trip or a trail walk. After
After lunch we will continue our journey with a 130 km (80 mile) photographic safari to Porto Jofre at the end of the Transpantaneira Highway to the Hotel Pantanal Norte where we will check-in and have dinner.
Day / Night 3
Our day will begin with hardy breakfast before departing for the river for four to five hours in a motorboat equipped with 100-115 hp engine and a radio to help locate the famous Jaguar. It is also possible to see monkeys, iguanas, anacondas, caiman, avifauna, otters, Capybaras, Buffalos as well as the elusive Jaguar, the largest feline of the Americas.
We will return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch at 13h00, we will go piranha fishing in the Porto and embark once again in the boat at 14h00 in search of the Jaguar, birds and other wildlife along the riverbanks, returning at sunset. After dinner, we will go on a spotlighting safari looking for nocturnal wildlife including Giant River Otters, Capybaras, Tapirs, owls, and more. Afterwards, we will return to the lodge.
After breakfast we will depart on a photographic safari back to Rio Claro Lodge or Pocone where we will have another typical “Pantaneiro” lunch. Afterwards, we will return to Cuiaba at approximately 15h00.