PANTANAL  Jaguar Remote


The most spectacular locations of the - distant and remote - Pantanal are combined to allow the observation of the largest wolf and the only animal that can challenge the top of food chain, where isolation provoked a genuine culture in harmony with nature.


Tour

Duration

Code

Places visited

Jaguar Seeking
Remote

 09 Days
 08 Nights

  JSK.REM-IX

  Pantanal Remote, Dynamic High & Low; Meeting of Water Park

Day 01                                      Cuiabá/ Pantanal Remote

Pick-up at the CGB Cuiabá airport/ hotel and immediate transfer to the traditional town of Poconé with introduction to the geological formation and flora characteristics, then, via an off-the-beaten-track through isolated ranches in direction Southwest - the deepest land slope in the region, arrival to the lodge. Dinner and overnight.


Day 02                                          Pantanal Remote

Early sunrise walk to hear the sounds of nature as it awakes, in a hiking through one of the mound-hills where there is the Orchid Trail. In the afternoon, a boat trip along the untouched Paraguayzinho river, never navigated by a motor boat. During the boat trip, many surprises like the Giant Otter among hundreds of birds can be seen.


Day 03                                          Pantanal Remote

Waking up on the darkness, there is a departure to visit one of the largest nesting sites in the whole Pantanal area. Breakfast is served in front of a lake plenty of Caimans. Return for lunch and, at the afternoon, a visit to an observation tower at a hill, totaling 80 m of the ground, with a great view of the largest Wetland in the World.


Day 04                                     Pantanal Remote/ Dynamic

A last walking on this isolated place and transfer through off-road journeys crossing valley of two rivers until Transpantaneira, at the climax of the dry season, or turning all way around through Poconé and starting at the beginning of this park-road until the chosen lodge - what offers a large variation of environments and diversity of wildlife.


Day 05                                          Pantanal Dynamic

In the morning there are some walks through the many mound-hills (portion of non-flooded land that congregate large number of mammals among many birds' nests (LOW) or at the gallery forests (HIG). The boat trips are done on a beautiful 3000 hectares bay of the Bento Gomes river, bordered by dense forests and large fields where a nesting site can be seen from the top of the observation tower; or at the Claro river, with exchange of environments and possibility of seeing the Giant-river Otters, Agami Heron and many other animals that, specially at the dry season, have there their only water resource in a 35 km diameter of area.


Day 06                                 Pantanal Dynamic/ Jaguar seeking

In the morning there are some walks through the many mound-hills (portion of non-flooded land that congregate large number of mammals among many birds' nests (LOW) or at the gallery forests (HIG). Lunch and departure for a terrestrial safari along the Transpantaneira until another lodge at the Campo or Porto Jofre, arriving there at the end of the afternoon/ beginning of evening after a long safari along the Transpantaneira park-road with many stops to observe its rich fauna. Dinner and overnight.


Day 07 & 08                                      Jaguar Seeking

Departure - after a 36 km terrestrial safari from Campo to Porto Jofre - by boats equipped with radio-communication for navigating the rivers Cuiabá, São Lourenço, Three Brothers and Piquiri, seeking for Jaguars hunting Caiman or simply resting on the banks. On the journey can be observed many other species of the rich fauna as the Giant-river Otters, Tapirs among hundreds of birds including the Black-skimmer. During these days, expeditions would be done in varied times of the day (some tours in the early morning or late night) on a way to maximize the chance to see the largest cat in Americas.


Day 09                                       Jaguar Seeking/ Cuiabá

In the morning is a transfer (by boat if at Piquiri) with departure for a terrestrial safari along the Transpantaneira until Cuiabá with drop-off at the airport or hotel at the convenient time.


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

Accommodation 08N

-Pantanal Dynamic Low: 02N Piuval > Pouso Alegre;
-Pantanal Dynamic High: Rio Claro > Mato Grosso Pantanal;
-Pantanal Jaguar seeking: 03N Porto Jofre Camp > Porto Jofre hotel, Piquiri;
-Pantanal Remote: 03N Carandá or São Cristóvão

Meals

- 24 (Twenty four) 08 Breakfasts + 08 Lunches + 08 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.
_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 chance of observing rare animals.

Extension

_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).
_The Amazon South added would complete the visit to three of the most important biomes in Brazil with one of the richest bio-diversities in the whole rain forest.

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:

-Each of the destinations/ hotels have different considerations for what is High, or what is Low Seasons.

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REM.JSK-IX

- Dynamic 02N + Jaguar Seeking 03N + Remote 03N
Accommodation
Single
Double
Triple
Minimum 06 persons
2685
2088
1976
Fixed departures
JUN
JUL
AUG
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