High Pantanal Tours from Pousada Rio Claro
The High Pantanal has rivers with defined courses bordered by forests; aquatic birds such as egrets and herons, and animals such as caimans, otters and capybaras; the best way to do a Pantanal tour in this area is by boat, especially in the Dry Season.
Our normal guide for this has been a guide for more than 30 years and has trained guides that work for other companies.
The Pousada Rio Claro is located in the northern region of the Pantanal, in the State of Mato Grosso, near Poconé, 142 km away from Cuiabá, on the km 42 of the Transpantaneira Highway. It is located in one of the most beautiful regions in the Pantanal. It is fully integrated to the cycle of the waters, in perfect harmony with the adjacent woods, in order to give you and your family those unforgettable moments with Mother Nature. In such wild environment, full of indescribable landscapes, there are approximately 640 kinds of birds, 75 kinds of mammals, 40 kinds of reptiles and 250 kinds of fishes. They make this true ecological sanctuary a site for reproduction and continuation of the cycle of life.
The Pousada Rio Claro offers air-conditioned rooms with screened windows and private bathroom, an ample restaurant with a self-service system, swimming-pool, hammocks at the verandas and several ecological activities. At the restaurant of the Pousada Rio Claro you will recharge yourself with the best quality food and the most delicious dishes of our local cuisine. You will be delighted with the typical flavours of the traditional pantaneira cuisine. All that happens in a pleasant and refreshing atmosphere
Day 01. Transfer to the town of Poconé with introduction to the geological formation and flora characteristics, then to the lodge, arriving there after a long safari along the Transpantaneira park-road with many stops to observe its rich fauna. Dinner and overnight.
Day 02 In the morning is a silent boat trip through a river, with varied environments and large possibility of seeing the Giant Otters. In the afternoon is a horseback riding through the savannah and dense forests, where rare species of animals, such as Tapirs, can be seen. Dinner and a night safari with large possibility of seeing nocturnal animals.
Day 03. In the morning is a walk through a dense forest which is home to a large variety of animals including rare birds. Return for lunch and immediate departure to other destination at the convenient time.
Price per person in US$ for 2023:
Children's prices (1 per couple) = 0 to 5 years = free; 6-11 years = 65 % (1 per couple in dbl)
Private Tour price: add 30% in high season, 15% in low season
Transportation; accommodation as described; sightseeing as mentioned; all meals (3 a day); entrance fee taxes and accompaniment by a naturalist English speaking Pantanal guide, equipped with binoculars, books, etc.
Price doesn't include:
Beverages, tips and any other personal expenses.