Travel packages Pantanal / Bonito
Arrival in Campo Grande, where assistance, with name board, is waiting for you. Transfer to Pousada Aguape, situated in the Pantanal. Arrival and check-in. During your stay the following tours will be scheduled at the pousada: horse riding, boat rides, canoeing, trekking, piranha fishing, birdwatching, photo safari and nocturnal viewing of caymans. Overnight at the pousada.
The trips mentioned above are scheduled at the pousada. The trips will be carefully selected, depending the climate and time of the year and will be guided by local guides that know all about the flora and fauna that make this place unique. To avoid the intense heath during the day, the tours are taking place early in the morning and mid-afternoon, at these times of the day, the possibilities of seeing the movement of the animals are a lot bigger. During your stay all excursions and meals are included. Overnight at the pousada
These days you will participate in the above activities, accompanied by a local English-speaking guide, specialized in the flora and fauna that make this place so unique. To avoid the intense heat of the day, activities are scheduled early in the morning and from mid-afternoon onwards. The chances of encountering wildlife are then also much higher, as they seek shade during the hottest hours of the day. During your stay, all activities and extensive and delicious regional meals are included.
After breakfast we leave for Bonito, on the way we make the Boca da Onça Eco Tour, located in the hills of Bodoquena. A solid walk of about 5.5 km through the real bush !!! We see some unique and interesting trees and 12 waterfalls (the highest in the state of Mato grosso 156 meters ) in a beautiful setting…time to cool down !!! Thousands of years ago Indians came here to splash in their natural pools !!! Lunch included. Transfer and overnight at Pousada Olho D’Agua.
Explore Pantanal and Bonito: Plan Your Dream Getaway with Mauricio Travels
If you’re contemplating your next vacation in the captivating regions of Pantanal or Bonito, your search ends here. Mauricio Travels, your trusted travel partner, invites you to embark on an unforgettable journey to these Brazilian gems. As a travel agency with dual roots in Brazil and Belgium, we bring you 14 years of expertise in organizing remarkable tours across Pantanal, Bonito, and other enchanting destinations within Brazil. Whether you’re starting your journey from Natal or Rio de Janeiro, we function as a national tour operator. Our local focus, however, lies in curating personalized, tailor-made tours that promise an exceptional experience. To make the most of your adventure, it’s advisable to plan ahead and secure your tour packages online, preferably in conjunction with the Brazil Airpass for a budget-friendly expedition.
Unparalleled Wildlife Encounters
Pantanal, often referred to as the world’s largest tropical wetland area, is a paradise for nature enthusiasts. With Mauricio Travels, you can immerse yourself in the untamed beauty of Pantanal’s diverse ecosystems. Witness the breathtaking spectacle of vibrant bird species, majestic jaguars, and elusive anacondas in their natural habitats. Our expert guides will lead you through the maze of lush wetlands, ensuring you capture every moment of this awe-inspiring adventure.
Ecotourism at Its Best
Our commitment to sustainable tourism sets us apart. We offer eco-friendly tour options that allow you to explore Pantanal’s breathtaking landscapes while minimizing your ecological footprint. Get up close and personal with the rich biodiversity of the region, knowing that your journey contributes to the conservation of this unique ecosystem.
Bonito, a small town in Brazil’s Mato Grosso do Sul state, is renowned for its crystal-clear rivers and astounding underwater beauty. With Mauricio Travels as your guide, you can delve into the mesmerizing world beneath the surface. Snorkel or scuba dive in these pristine waters to encounter colorful fish, serene turtles, and surreal limestone formations.
Bonito offers a wide array of outdoor activities for the adventurous traveler. Explore ancient caves adorned with awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites. Embark on thrilling hiking trails through lush forests, leading you to hidden waterfalls and refreshing natural pools. Let us tailor your Bonito experience to match your appetite for adventure.
Booking Your Dream Trip
Planning your Pantanal or Bonito adventure with Mauricio Travels is a breeze. Our user-friendly website allows you to book your tailor-made tour packages with ease. For added convenience and savings, consider combining your tour with the Brazil Airpass, a cost-effective way to hop between Brazil’s captivating destinations. By booking in advance, you ensure that your dream getaway unfolds seamlessly.
Why Choose Mauricio Travels?
Local Expertise: With 19 years of experience, we know Pantanal and Bonito like the back of our hands.
Personalized Service: Our tailor-made tours cater to your preferences, ensuring an unforgettable experience.
Sustainability: We’re committed to responsible tourism, preserving the natural beauty of these destinations.
Cost-Effective: The Brazil Airpass offers excellent value for exploring multiple cities.
In conclusion, Pantanal and Bonito beckon with their natural wonders, and Mauricio Travels stands ready to guide you through these extraordinary landscapes. Book your journey today and embark on a vacation that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Explore, discover, and immerse yourself in the beauty of Brazil’s Pantanal and Bonito with Mauricio Travels as your trusted companion.
Discover the Wonders of Pantanal: A Natural Paradise
Uncover the Beauty of Pantanal’s Natural Reserve
When it comes to immersing yourself in the wonders of nature, few places can compare to the extraordinary Pantanal natural reserve. Whether you prefer exploring on foot, by canoe, or on horseback, Pantanal offers an array of adventures waiting to be discovered. Stretching over an area nearly six times the size of the Netherlands, this vast, nearly flat landscape was once an inland sea millions of years ago. During the rainy season, which typically spans from October to March, the rivers overflow their banks, transforming the region into a gigantic swampy landscape, hence its name “Pantano,” meaning swamp. During this period, you’ll witness the slightly elevated areas protruding like islands. In contrast, the dry season sees the water receding, leaving behind numerous small lakes and mud pools. These seasonal transitions have given rise to unique ecosystems that range from grasslands to forests, fostering an incredibly diverse range of wildlife.
Exploring the Unique Ecosystems
The sheer variety of landscapes in Pantanal has led to the highest concentration of wildlife in all of the Americas. During your adventurous trip, you’ll have the opportunity to spot a multitude of bird species, including ibises, parrots, herons, cormorants, kingfishers, jabirus (giant storks), spoonbills, hawks, and kites. However, the avian spectacle is only the beginning. As you venture further, you’ll come across caimans, capybaras (the world’s largest rodents), anteaters, otters, and playful monkeys. If luck is on your side, you may even cross paths with boars, deer, armadillos, tapirs, anacondas, and perhaps even the elusive jaguar. The waters are teeming with voracious piranhas. In the higher regions of the central plateau, hidden amidst the breathtaking scenery, lie beautiful cloud forests adorned with an abundance of orchid and bromeliad species.
Embark on an Unforgettable Journey to Bonito
Bonito, nestled in the heart of Brazil, is a place where nature remains pure and untouched, making it the epicenter of ecotourism in the country. The roots of this extraordinary region trace back to a sea that existed 550 million years ago. Bonito is a sanctuary for those seeking pristine natural beauty and is often hailed as the world’s most captivating destination for water recreation. Located south of Pantanal, this vacation paradise never fails to leave visitors in awe.
A World of Crystal Clear Waters
Here, you’ll discover a land blessed with hundreds of waterfalls, lakes, and rivers, all adorned with crystal-clear waters. Bonito boasts over 80 caves, each with its unique charm and mystery, and is home to a plethora of fish and other mesmerizing creatures. Among the most cherished activities in Bonito is snorkeling and diving in the rivers, where you’ll come face-to-face with a stunning array of fish species in a breathtaking underwater world. Yet, the crown jewel of Bonito’s attractions is the Gruta do Lago Azul, a cave adorned with mesmerizing geological formations and a stunning blue lake at its base. In the morning, when the sun’s rays grace the water, the lake transforms into a mesmerizing shade of intense blue. Both the cave’s ceiling and the lake’s bottom are adorned with geological formations of all shapes and sizes, making it a sight to behold.
Plan Your Dream Vacation to Pantanal or Bonito
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This region is worldwide known by its great diversity and concentration of flora and fauna. The Pantanal is considered the cradle of a great variety of animal species, from birds to reptiles and is a unique place in the world, with plentiful aquatic resources and vegetation. These characteristics give the Pantanal some important titles like the Third Largest Biosfera Reserve of the World and Natural Patrimony of Humankind (UNESCO). Wildlife in its most primitive form and men with their cattle farms share the same space. Along with the Amazon, the Pantanal is considered an example of the best of Brazil – untouched nature, ready to be seen and appreciated by those willing to treat themselves to this gift. It is in fact an amazing mixture of ecosystems with different sandscapes such as fields, floodplains and forests that may resemble the Amazonian Forest, Cerrado and Caatinga. The Pantanal covers a very large region in Central West Brazil (it is comparable to the size of Portugal) and a great part of it (138.000 square kilometers) is located in the west part of the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul. It is by definition the largest floodable prairie of the planet, crossed by many rivers, connected to the Paraguai river. It is a paradise for wildlife watchers and photographers because you may encounter a concentration of the many species living in the Pantanal. As many as 230 species of fishes, 650 species of birds, 80 species of mammals and 50 species of reptiles have already been identified: the biggest concentration of wildlife in the Americas. In fact, many species that live in the Amazon and are next to impossible to see there can be viewed here in abundance. It is also an important migrating route for a number of bird species. A short list of animals that you frequently see: Birds: tabiru, heron,white necked heron,tiger-heron, toucan, blue macaw, hawk, caracara, kingfisher, lapwing, screamer, spoon bill, hornero, cardinal, jacana, greater rhea, seriema, parrot, parakeet, cormorant, necked ibis, woodpecker, etc. Reptiles: alligator, etc. Mammals: capivara, pampa deer, deer, coati, otter, great otter, wild pig, bugio, ant eater, etc. Bonito: here nature is still incredibly untouched, offering a multiplicity of ecosystems. The center of and the number one destination for ecotourism in Brazil. Few places in the world have kept nature so pure and generous. Ecological tourism has recently unveiled the quietness of Bonito, located near the Pantanal. Bonito is a unique place, where forests of secular trees live together with a diversified fauna and fresh water rivers. Lying in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, the city of Bonito and its neighbour Bodoquena with its National Park are the most fascinating natural areas of water leisure in the world. A little paradise at the south of the Pantanal. Being here is to enjoy the unforgettable moments in harmony with nature at its plainest and most beautiful state. Hundreds of waterfalls, lakes and rivers of pristine waters, over 80 caves (dry and flooded), and endless species of fish and other wild animals are some of the attractions of the place. And they can all be reached without much trouble. The main activity is certainly diving into great lakes of fresh and crystal clear waters, where a great variety of fishes calmly swim among visitors, in a dazzling display of color and movement. Snorkeling, scuba diving, light rafting, abseiling, horseback riding, caving, mountainbiking and trekking are just some of the fun things to do in these places. Famous in this region is the Blue Lake Cave, impressive because of its geological formations and its blue-coloured lake. This cave has woken up the attention of tourists and researchers from all over of the world. Sunbeams permeate the lake, producing a spectacle of breathtaking beauty. Both the caverns roof and bottom are full with speleological formations of different shapes and sizes. The bottom of the cavern harbors prehistoric skeletons of a giant ground sloth and a saber tooth tiger.