Just Jaguars! 2018
8 days from £3650* 2 reviews
Brazil wildlife tour in the northern Pantanal, with small group boat safaris (maximum of 8 clients in a boat designed for 12) on the Cuiaba River providing incredible Jaguar sightings. The Cuiaba River (access from Porto Jofre Lodge) is at the end of the Transpantaneira road and the number one destination in the world for seeing wild jaguars. Some incredible photos of mating jaguars, large males hunting caiman and jaguars enjoying the water like no other big cat; have all been photographed or filmed in this beautiful location. However to increase our chances further we have factored in the last 9 years of organising jaguar safaris here and chosen dates at the end of October 2018 to increase sightings. Many tours travel to the Pantanal in August and September which are excellent months for overall diversity and jaguars, but the heat of October and early November and the lower river levels, all contribute to spectacular encounters with the largest cat in the Americas. 'Hi Allan, back safe and sound. Thanks for a fantastic trip, managed to see so much. Bonded with a tapir, managed to see Giant anteaters, and had 20 jaguar encounters, with a dozen or so quality ones, and a couple of amazing ones' - travelled end of October 2015.
This is a Small Group Tour
On arrival in Sao Paulo you will connect with a morning flight to Cuiaba. On arrival your groups expert local guide will meet you and transfer you to Pouso Alegre. Late afternoon drive and nocturnal drive looking for Giant Anteaters, Tapir and Ocelot
Early morning and late afternoon/ nocturnal drives looking for wildlife in the ground of Pouso Alegre
After breakfast you will enjoy a 4 hour drive to the end of the Transpantaneira road, where you will overnight at the famous Porto Jofre Lodge, right next to the river!
Four full days of morning and afternoon boat safaris on the world famous Cuiaba River - maximum of 8 people per boat.
Early morning departure for Cuiaba to connect with the flight back to Sao Paulo.
£3650 per person based on two people sharing and includes the Sao Paulo to Cuiaba return domestic flights. Not including international flights.
Accommodation and group size: a small group throughout (maximum of 8 clients), mid-range lodges - all meals included.
For a full tour description of this jaguar safari please email Wildlife Trails quoting JJWT8
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* Based on 2 persons and not including flights