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Rio Mutum - 3 Days


2  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

Pantanal Lodge Package

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Pousada do Rio Mutum

The Pousada do Rio Mutum is located between the lakes Sia Mariana and Chacorore in the heart of one of the most beautiful regions of the Pantanal in the state of Mato Grosso.

The Pantanal of Mato Grosso represents an area of more than 100,000 square-kilometers of nearly untouched wilderness and natural life. During the rainy season (November through April) a significant part of this area is covered by water. As a result, within this vast green sea there remain only a few “islands” where you find isolated Fazendas and Pousadas.

The rising and falling waters determine all life in the Pantanal; one nevertheless discovers a great variety of landscapes, with different eco-systems and an enormous bio-diversity.

The Pousada is located within the county of Barão do Melgaço, a region comprising more than 11,000 square-kilometers, 97% of which remain flooded during the rainy season.

Barão de Melgaço is distinguished by an unusual variety of landscapes, consisting of hills, lakes, rivers and grassy plains. The Pousada do Rio Mutum lies, as its name indicates, at the basin of the river Mutum, shortly before ending in the great lakes. The biggest lake, the Baía de Chacorore, has a diameter of more than 15 km.

The Pantanal is above all a paradise for fish and birds and therefore for fishermen and ornithologists or bird-watchers. There live, however, many other kinds of animals in the Pantanal and you may find crocodiles and jaguars, tapirs, various species of monkeys, deers, capybaras, as well as anacondas and anteaters, and many more.

The Pousada Do Rio Mutum was constructed according to international building standards, taking into account in particular the demands of modern eco-tourism and the interests of sport fishing.
1 Day - Cuiaba / Pantanal

Reception and assistance upon your arrival at Cuiaba airport.
Transfer to the Pousada Rio Mutum, passing through the small village of Mimoso, where Candido Rondon was born.
Arrival at the Pousada at dinner time.
Reception and welcome drink.
After dinner the facilities of the Pousada as well as the program for the next days will be presented.
2 Day - Pantanal

Breakfast at the lodge.
Ecological hiking tour through the wilderness of the Pantanal, visiting some settlements of the native "caboclos" with their palm thatched huts.
People's hospitality will provide you with a lot of impressions of their lives together with a very stimulating drink of genuine "guarana".
Lunch at the lodge.
Horse trekking through typical Pantanal landscapes.
Reception at a farm which is situated at the lake Sia Mariana, awaiting sunset there.
People will return from there by boat.
On the way back there is an opportunity of Piranha fishing.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
3 Day - Pantanal / Cuiaba

Breakfast at the lodge.
Return to Cuiaba airport.
Rates are per person, valid from January through May and from November through December 2010, based on double room occupancy.

Included in the package:
* Transport Cuiabá - Pousada - Cuiabá;
* Permanent assistance of an expert bilingual guide;
* 2 overnights at Rio Mutum Lodge;
* Meals: 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 2 dinners; 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:
common drugs as well as antihistamines, old tennins shoes, 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.

Pousada - lodging.
Candido Rondon - native explorer of the Brazilian Northwest.
Guarana - a fruit from the Amazon region containing 4 times more caffeine than coffee.