Jaguar Safari in the Pantanal
11 days from £3090* 5 reviews
Bespoke Jaguar safari - If you talk to the older Pantaneiro Cowboys about Jaguars, they will tell you that back in the eighties/early nineties, they would be lucky to see a Jaguar once a month; and then that was probably on a hunt, when they suspected this magnificent big cat of taking one of their cows. How times have changed; now sightings on the Cuiaba River are almost daily. The increase in their numbers is a consequence of many ranch owners moving into eco tourism, as well as a few well respected NGO’s such as the World Conservation Society buying up land around the Cuiaba River to protect resident Jaguar territories. Now a trip along the famous Transpaneria road from Cuiaba to Porto Jofre is one of the most exhilarating and exciting wildlife safaris in the world - with many clients recording over 30 mammal species in a single trip during their Jagaur safari
This is a Private Tour
Arrive into Cuiaba and drive south to the Pixiam River in your own private vehicle with guide.
Full day of morning and afternoon boat safari on the Pixiam River looking for Giant River Otters.
Drive to Porto Jofre at the end of the Transpanteneira Road and overnight at the Jaguar Ecological Reserve.
Four days of morning and afternoon private boat safaris on the Cuiaba River.
Drive back up the road to Pousda Alegra; great location for Giant Anteater and Tapir.
Morning for additional wildlife activities, followed by transfer to Cuiaba.
Connect with your onward flight.
Accommodation: a private tour throughout with mid-range lodges and tented camps - all meals included apart from at Cuiaba.
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* Based on 2 persons and not including flights