At the Macaw's Lagoon you can see lot of Blue-and-yellow macaws. Snorkeling in crystal water rivers with lot of colorful fish...
Departure from Cuiabà airport / hotel, arrival at Chapada dos Guimarães (1 hour), visit at the Véu de Noiva Waterfall, the highest fall of the Park (89m height), here you will appreciate a beautiful landscaped and observe some bird species. Accommodation at the lodge. In the afternoon we'll visit a panoramic natural balcony overlooking the plain of Cuiabá from which you can appreciate a breathtaking landscape and also observe some bird species such as songbirds and parrots. Return to the lodge, dinner and overnight.
After breakfast visit to the wonderful Cidade de Pedras (Stone Town), that is one of the points that best characterizes Chapada dos Guimarães. Located within the National Park at the top the region of Vale do Rio Claro, is the best place to observe the great sandstone cliffs and the gigantic hills. From there one can see an incredible landscape, where rock formations are continuously carved and transformed!
Vale do Rio Claro: the afternoon excursion begins inside the National Park driving between cliffs, streams and trails, then continuing walking up to the Crista do Galo, a rock formation located in the center of the valley, which allows a panoramic view of the region. From here you can see the Rio Claro and the Invernada rivers, and the huge sandstone walls that characterize the Chapada dos Guimarães. We continue walking up to Poço da Anta, a great well of crystal clear water near the source, a true natural aquarium where you can swim. Back to the lodge and overnight.
NOTE: The tour may end here: drive back to Cuiabá - Tour code: CHA2
The lodge hosts 8 rustic apartments, with en suite bathrooms and air-conditioning. With a leisure area featuring a veranda with hammocks, swimming pool, mini-gym, seated garden area, sauna, and a lounge with a fireplace, and at the Restaurant & Bar it is served delicious and varied local menu. Strategically located on the border of Chapada dos Guimarães National Park at an altitude of 750m, shelters in its 500 hectares of private land two seasonal waterfalls (from Dec to Jul), amazing outlook over the entire Park, and several trails for the enjoyment of nature lovers. It was constructed observing the most advanced environmental criteria. The wood used in its construction are salvaged, its roofs are made from recycled milk boxes and its water is heated by solar panels. It has further more, a modern and efficient effluent-treatment plant, selective disposal and recycling of garbage, and a pioneer solar coling project.
This itinerary is just an example and can be refined and modified according to your specific requirements, such as budget, dates, personal interests, number of participants, and more.
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A big Thank you for making our trip to Pantanal an amazing experience, the three brother lodge is fantastic and due which we could spot 4 Jaguars, each in every ride, birding is also great in the area, your selection of English speaking guide is the highlight of the trip she is knowledgeable and very passionate of explaining and showing us the wild life in Pantanal ... the trasport you offered is excellent did not feel the bumpy road, overall a great trip [..]
Spent a great 14 days in the area with Wild Brazil. My guide Flavio was exceptional in spotting birds and wildlife. Saw 8 separate jaguars including a hunting sequence and interaction with giant otters in 4 days. Saw 6 tapirs in two nights and walked with the anteaters in broad daylight...Amazing experience and hope to come back again. [..]
CHA2 - 2 Days / 1 Night - Chapada dos Guimarães NP
CHA3 - 3 Days / 2 Nights - Chapada dos Guimarães NP
The same tour can be arranged with a birding guide:
CHAB - Birding Tour at Chapada dos Guimarães National Park - 4 Days / 3 Nights
This exclusive wildlife tour will engage you in the jaguar experience of a lifetime. You will explore Porto Jofre, a remote fishing village located at the southern end of the Transpantaneira Park Road. The area offers real chances of photographing wild Jaguars.