Trip reference number: 2266

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Just Jaguars

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Explore Brazil’s famed Pantanal wetland along its maze of channels in the Taiama Reserve, to seek out the elusive jaguar.

This innovative jaguar watching itinerary starts with two nights in a well-appointed ecolodge with first-rate wildlife guides at the northern end of the Pantanal, where you can see dry land fauna and the region's phenomenal birdlife.

You will then spend four nights aboard a comfortable, modern, air-conditioned riverboat with twin-berth cabins that was originally designed for sports fishing. By sleeping on the river you minimise travelling time and maximise the possibility of seeing the reclusive jaguar in its natural habitat.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Depart UK
  2. Day 2: Arrive São Paulo, onward flight to Cuiabá & transfer to North Pantanal.
  3. Day 3: Morning & afternoon wildlife activities
  4. Days 4-7: Drive to Cáceres & board riverboat; river safaris through Talama Reserve in search of jaguar
  5. Day 8: Drive to Cuiabá & depart
  6. Day 9: Arrive UK

Please note: Departures from Pousada Araras Eco Lodge every Thursday (Wednesday from the UK). This itinerary can be customised to add extensions down the Transpantaneira access road into the Pantanal, to the tablelands of Chapada dos Guimaraes National Park north of Cuiabá, into the Amazon rainforest at Cristalino State Park.

  • Available*: Jun to Oct: Fixed weekly departures
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £4,495 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £3,645 pp
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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