PANTANAL  Dynamic low and high


On its dynamic cycles of Flooding and Dry Season, the Pantanal presents diversified interests through its different environments of flooding fields and gallery forests that defines it in Low & High, atracting large variety of animals that or look for water or for a shelter of it.

Tour

Duration

Code

Places visited

PANTANAL
Dynamic

05Days
04 Nights

DYN-V

Pantanal Dynamic High/Low

Day 01                                    Cuiabá/PANTANAL dynamic low

Pick-up at the CGB airport/hotel and immediate transfer to the traditional town of Poconé with introduction to the geological formation and flora characteristics, then to the lodge, arriving there after a brief safari along the Transpantaneira park-road with many stops to observe its rich fauna. Dinner and night safari through the fields – a night-time drive using a vehicle equipped with a flashlight for highlighting nocturnal fauna, with the chance to observe crab-eating foxes, ocelots, and many caiman's eyes!


Day 02                                              PANTANAL dynamic low

In the morning is a walking through one of the many mound-hills, which attracts a lot of mammals among many birds nests. In the afternoon is a departure through the fields and forests until a beautiful lake, where is done a boat trip, with the possibility of seeing many birds nesting sites, reptiles and mammals, from the top of the panoramic tower, especially nice at the sunset. Return at the dusk, in a chance to see some night behaved animals, such as Armadillos, Foxes and the many Caiman eyes!


Day 03                                              PANTANAL dynamic low/ high

In the morning is a horse riding through the flooding fields. The horse is the most versatile means of transportation, allowing both the crossing of the flood plain and access to the distant forests. The 'Pantaneiro' horse is extremely docile. Other animals are so used to it that they don't perceive the rider on the horse. Return for lunch and departure for a terrestrial safari along the Transpantaneira until another lodge. Arrival in time to do a nice and silent non motorized boat trip, through a river, with variation of environments and the possibility of seeing many flocks of birds – including the rare Agami or boat-billed heron-, reptiles and mammals such as the Giant-otter, more actives at the sunset. Dinner and overnight.


Day 04                  PANTANAL dynamic high'

In the morning is a silent boat trip through a river, with varied environments and large possibility of seeing the Giant Otters - the 'wolves of the rivers'. In the afternoon is a horse-back riding through the savannah and dense forests, where rare species of animals – such as Tapirs - can be seen. Dinner and a night safari, in a different environment, with large possibility of seen Anteaters, Ocelots and, with luck, even a Jaguar!


Day 05                                           PANTANAL dynamic high/ CUIABÁ

In the morning is a walking through a dense forest which is home to a large variety of animals including rare birds. Return for lunch and immediate departure to the Cuiabá airport or hotel, with drop-off at the convenient time.


2013 Prices Net per person in USD - American Dollar - INCLUDE:

Accommodation 4N

-PANTANAL Dynamic low: 02N_Piuval > Pouso Alegre;
-Dynamic high: 02N_Rio Claro > MT Pantanal;

Meals

12 (Twelve) 04 Breakfasts + 04 Lunches + 04 Dinners

Sightseeing

Pantanal_Walking, boat and canoe trips, horse riding, night & terrestrial safaris.

Guidance

- Assistance of a Portuguese/ English speaking naturalist guide with good knowledge of the Savannah, Amazon and Pantanal nature equipped with binoculars, books and check-lists.

Transportation

- < 03 pax = Sedan car; < 12 pax = Van; < 22 pax = Volare. Some journeys/ seasons also demand a 4WD or tractors, jeeps, horse or canoe.

Observation

- GROUP SIZE_Maximum 08 pax per tour guide.
_The tour Dynamic Pantanal suggested is the Low at Wet Season and High at Dry Season, or both combined for a wider view of the region and most varied species of wildlife.

Extension

- The Remote Pantanal is done by land only on the climax of the dry season (Jul/Dec). At other seasons, it would need the use of horses, jeeps, tractors or charter flights to reach it and have the opportunity of observing rare animals.
- 02 night added to the Remote Pantanal would give, in the climax of the dry season (03 months/ year), the opportunity of crossing two river valleys (Paraguayzinho and Bento Gomes), on taken an off-the-beaten-track through isolated areas only accessed by a 4WD – what guarantees an unique wildlife seen and to live the harmony man-nature.
- At the Savannah, for relaxing or comprehending the geological formation of the continent is suggested extension to Nobres (snorkel and water springs), Chapada Guimarães (waterfalls and panoramic views), Jaciara (rafting, hot springs and cave paintings).

Extras

- Cristalino Foundation fee of USD 75.00 per person included.

Doesn't include:

- Flight tickets. Insurance. Beverage (except mineral water on transfers), Laundry, Tips or any personal expenses.

Payment Conditions (F.I.T.)

- 30% as guarantee of booking;
- 40% with 30 days in advance;
- 30% with 07 days in advance to the pax arrival.

Cancellation Fee

- 60 days or more before tour starts = No cancellation fee;
- 59 to 30 days before tour starts = 20% cancellation fee;
- 29 to 10 days before tour starts = 50% cancellation fee;
- 09 or less days before tour starts = 100% cancellation fee.

Free staying

- 01 person for 15 or more paying pax.

Privacy Fee

-TOTAL (Transfers and Tours private)………. = + 30% HS.+15%LS
-PARTIAL (Transfers shared. Tours private) = + 20% HS+10%LS *Since 06 pax, this Pantanal and Savannah tour is private. *Less than 08 pax in Amazon, privacy fee is USD 400.00/day/group.

Children Policy
(Pantanal & Savannah)

-0-5 year olds = free.
-6-12 = 65% full price. (01 per couple in a DBL)

(HS) HIGH/ (LS) LOW SEASONS:

- (HS) HIGH/ (LS) LOW SEASONS: Each of the destinations/ hotels have different considerations for what is High, or what is Low Seasons.

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Dynamic Low 02N + Dynamic High 02N + Cristalino 03N + Jaguar seeking 03N
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