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7 Days Pantanal and Bonito



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Terra Brazil

Terra Brazil is a local travel agency based in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Local time:11:43

7 Days Pantanal and Bonito

The Pantanal contains extraordinary biodiversity. It is a real animal kingdom that’s unique in the world. Huge diversity of birds and low-lying vegetation make this place a paradise for first-time or experienced birdwatchers. You will explore this area and then enjoy Bonito ant its wonderful waterfalls, caves with blue lagoons and several snorkeling and diving options in amazing clear waters with countless species of fish.


Campo Grande> Pantanal Lodge

Pick up at the airport and private transfer to the Lodge in the Pantanal. During your stay at Pantanal, your local private guide will plan with you the excursions you'll be doing to allow you to see as many things as possible. Indeed, depending on the season some animals migrate. Option : private flight to get to the lodge and enjoy the beautiful landscapes. Read more

Pantanal, 3 nights
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Exploring the Pantanal

Among the activities the lodge offer: - Walk at dawn around the hotel. During that walk you can admire small animals and local vegetation. - Photographic safari in an all terrain vehicle. You will be able to discover places further away from the hotel as well as a large variety of species. - Canoeing on the Rio Negro. It will allow you to discover many different aquatic birds. It is a perfect transportation to listen to all the sounds of this ecosystem. - Motor boat trip on the Rio Negro, the most well preserved river of Pantanal (there are no villages on the river bank). You can stop at many of the different beaches to go for a swim. Read more

Pantanal, 3 nights

Exploring the Pantanal

Other possibilities of tours you can do with your private guide: - Night walk: a great opportunity to admire the nocturnal species, such as the caimans' lightened eyes. - Horse ride: the most traditional activity to discover the Pantanal. It is the best way to reach places you cannot approach by foot or car. - Take part in the traditional activities and lifestyle of the pantaneiro (the fazenda/farm takes care of the planning) - Bird sighting: surucuá, colhereiro, urutau, arara azul, tucano, periquito, jacutinga, maçarico, garça, tuiuiú, socó, curicaca... More than 650 bird species live together in Pantanal. - Sport fishing. Read more

Pantanal, 3 nights

Pantanal - Bonito

Last excursion in the early morning with your English-speaking guide. Private transport to Bonito. During the trip and the few kilometers from the farm entrance to the road, you will be very likely to see different migrating bird species, swamp deers, lots of cabiais and caimans. An experience in Bonito is certainly an unique and unforgettable adventure. The amazing transparent water of the rivers is due to a high concentration of carbonate able to crystallize the impurities and other organic residues and sediment very quickly. Read more

Bonito, 3 nights

Snorkeling in the Rio Sucuri

Leave from the pousada to the source of the Rio Sucuri. There you will be provided equipment (neoprens, mask and scuba) before letting yourself carried on 2 kilometers in the clear waters of the Rio Sucuri. Surrounded with multicolor fishes of all sizes you will feel like you are in an aquarium. At the end of the descent you will go to the Estancia Mimosa for lunch. There you will take the path in the middle of orchids and bromelias and will follow up the river from a fall to another to choose the best swimming spot. Read more

Bonito, 3 nights

Snorkeling in Rio da Prata

A 40-minute hike in the primary forest, during which you may have the chance to spot a few toucans or parrots, will take you to the shores of the river da Prata. Equipped of a wetsuit, a mask and a snorkel, you will enter into the incredibly clear water to let yourselves be carried by the current over a few miles of a peaceful "flotation" in the middle of a multicolored fauna and flora. Indulge an excellent buffet for a recovery lunch. On the way back towards Bonito, you will stop at Buraco das Araras, a 200-meter deep and almost circular cave. Hundreds of red, blue or multicolored Aras (large parrots), living on the inaccessible cliffs of this geological curiosity, fly in all directions, a few meters away from the visitors. Read more

Bonito, 3 nights

Lago Azul - Campo Grande

A 20-minute trip by car will take you to the "Blue Lake" cave. The cave is covered with stalactites and stalagmites. With a a bit of imagination you will see all sorts of creatures (little Buddha, dinosaurs, sorcerer, dancer…). The cave ends in an underwater lake containing crystal clear water of the deepest blues imaginable. The groups for this visit are limited to a maximum of 15 people. Return to Bonito and private transport from Bonito to Campo Grande. Read more


Day in trip
Day 1
Location Pantanal
Day 4
Location Bonito
Day in trip
Day 1
Location Pantanal
Hotel Barra Mansa
Day 4
Location Bonito
Hotel Olho d'Agua


Package includes

  • English-speaking guide at mentioned locations
  • Private transportations except when specified
  • Hotels with breakfast unless specified (there is no guaranty that you will be served breakfast if you leave the hotel before 6am)
  • Mentioned lunch and dinner “included”
  • Entrance fees to sites when specified
  • Visits and excursions mentioned

Package excludes

  • International flight round-trip
  • Domestic flights
  • Airport taxes (domestic and international)
  • Individual equipment
  • Personal insurance
  • Lunch and dinner not mentioned (starting at $10/per/meal)
  • Visits and excursions not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages

More information

  • The prices are per person in a double room (in a single room just for 1 traveler price).
  • Pacotes system in Brazil: Warning! During certain times of the year (carnival, New Year, Holly week, 1st of May...), the hotels and pousadas are full and work according to a system of package for a minimum number (not reducible) of nights; the fee for each night is superior to the average rate for the rest of the year.
  • Some important dates in 2017: Carnival 24/02-01/03, Champions Parade 04/03-06/03 (only in Rio de Janeiro), Easter 13/04-16/04, Tiradentes 20/04-23/04, 01st May 28/04-01/05, Corpus Christi 14/06-18/06, Independence Day 06/09-11/09, Our Lady of Aparecida 11/10-15/10, All Saints' Day 01/11-06/11, Proclamation of the Republic 14/11-20/11, Christmas & New Year 29/12-01/01/18.
  • Please note that each city has its calendar with local holidays and events.

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