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Araras Lodge - 3 Ecosystems


7  nights   Children Friendly Featured, pleasant property Each City Package includes transfers and the must-do-tours and was carefully selected and negotiated for you. All participating service providers have been chosen for their quality service. So, unless you have specific plans, trust us. It's all prepared. Should you stay extra nights, book the city package and add hotel. Price Busters

National Park
Fixed Depart. Groups
Hidden Treasures
Pantanal Lodge Package
City Package

*Fixed Departure every Sunday from Cuiaba. Minimum 2 people.

This program is suggested for people who loves Ecotourism and it is considered a Moderate Level Program.
Mato Grosso is the only state in Brazil that holds within its borders three Ecosystems almost equidistant from its capital, Cuiabá, and its respective airport. This program provides the visitor with the opportunity of visiting the Pantanal (100 km towards the south), the Savanna Tablelands - Chapada dos Guimarães (76 km towards northeast), and the Amazon Rain Forest (290 km towards northwest), comprising 1,050 km of true photo-safari without wasting time with flights and airports.
1 Day - Cuiabá / Chapada dos Guimarães

Arrival at Cuiaba airport and transfer to Chapada dos Guimarães National Park.
Check in and accommodation at Park Ecolodge
After a short rest, drive along the cliffs to the mystical 'Stone City', from where you can enjoy a bird eye view over the entire National Park. With luck you can see or hear the red & green macaws.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
2 Day - Chapada dos Guimarães

Day dedicated to hikes along the Park. The main hiking ends 86m high in a waterfall called 'Veu da Noiva' where you'll enjoy a traditional meal at the local restaurant, looking down to a huge canyon.
Late afternoon you'll do a smooth hike to enjoy the sunset behind the 850m high São Geronimo Peak.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
3 Day - Chapada dos Guimarães/Pantanal

Breakfast and departure to Pantanal.
Forward a short drive through the historical town of Chapada, visit the first church of the State of Mato Grosso, possibility for handcraft shopping.
Stop at the Geodesic Center of South America for a splendid view into the Cuiabana plain.
Lunch in a typical restaurant with overview to the Pantanal plain.
Arriving in Poconé, a short stop for a snack and some pictures.
Check in and accommodation at Araras Ecolodge.
Dinner and night walk to enjoy the Pantanal night.
Overnight at the lodge.
4 Day - Pantanal

Full day dedicated to observing the Pantanal’s flora & fauna at the Araras Eco Lodge private reserve.
After breakfast, the guide will lead you on a 2 to 3 hour horseback ride through the woods and wetlands.
Lunch at the lodge.
In the afternoon, the guide will lead you on a hike in a different area of the private reserve, allowing you to observe and learn more of the local environment.
Overnight at Araras Eco Lodge.
5 Day - Pantanal

After breakfast travel down private dirt roads, to Sentinela Camp on the edge of the Rio Clarinho.
Canoe tour to spot aquatic wildlife, birds and flora; possibility of piranha fishing.
Brazilian barbecue style picnic lunch along the banks of the river.
Return to the lodge for dinner and overnight.
6 Day - Pantanal / Amazon

After breakfast, photo-safari along the Transpantaneira Park Road and return to Cuiabá.
Transfer from Cuiabá airport to the Amazon Rain Forest.
Check in and accommodation at Jardm da Amazonia.
7 Day - Amazon Rain Forest

After breakfast, amazing trails will take you deep into the Forest, which will bring you in contact with the fauna and flora.
Good chances to meet tapir, the largest mammal in South America as well as numerous birds (solitary tinamou, royal flycatcher, silver beaked tanager, etc.).
The walk will be followed by boat trip on the River Claro, exploring the Anaconda Lake and stopping for swimming on the Palmeira beach.
Picnic lunch and nap in hammocks in the forest.
After lunch, canoe down the Claro River, enjoying the solitude of the jungle and its different life forms: (moscovy duck, long tailed tyrant, cormorant, Amazon kingfisher, green and rufous kingfisher, swallow tanager, herons)
Dinner and overnight at Jardim da Amazonia Lodge.
8 Day - Amazon / Cuiabá

Breakfast and departure to Cuiabá airport.
Important remarks:
1. The below mentioned rates are per person, based on double room occupancy, and valid until December 2010. From 7 passenger discounted prices available.
2. This package is not valid during Christmas, New Years, Carnival and Holidays periods.
4. The activities described may be altered due to weather conditions, season or group make-up with the intent of maximizing your experience of the eco-system.
5. Recommendation: schedule a flight with morning arrival.

Included in the package:
* In and out photo-safari transfers;
* Permanent assistance of an expert bilingual guide;
* 3 overnights at Araras Eco Lodge and 4 at local lodges, all with full board; and
* All the above mentioned activities.

Not included in the package:
*Airport taxes and air tickets to and from Cuiabá;
*Medical expenses and hospitalization;
*Any type of insurance;
*Personal expenses or extras;

What to bring:
T-shirts, long sleeved shirt, sneakers or hiking boots, jeans or track suit, hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, binoculars, flashlight, camera and film. Sweatshirt or sweater recommended from June to September.
We also suggest you bring some cash to pay your extra expenses as several lodges do not accept credit cards.