The pantanal covers an area of between 140,000 and 195,000 sq km, largely submerged during the rainy season november march, when this huge internal delta area is swamped by the runoff from several great rivers of the surrounding plateau. The brazilian pantanal is worldrenowned for its extraordinary biodiversity. The transpantaneira road transects the northern portion of the pantanal and offers the visitors close encounters with jabiru storks, roseate spoonbills, southern screamers, at least four species of ibises, several species of birds of prey, egrets, herons, and many other animals that come to the ditches along the road in search of water and food, making every drive a great safari. Following this marvelous experience is the the pantanal, the largest and most important wetland in south america, literally teeming with birds. This makes it the best starting point for pantanal tour expeditions to any of these fantastic and fascinating worlds. Birding mato grosso customized birding tours in brazil.
Southwild pantanal lodge pantanal hotels brazil nature tours. From jaguars to capybaras in the north to giant anteaters and birds in the south. This safari tour will be conducive to learning from one another and include instruction that will suit everyones photographic needs. Pantanal the pantanal is the largest wetland in the world, a huge floodplain that encompasses rivers, marshes, forests and grasslands in the heart of brazil. The book is inclusive for the pantanal area 740 species but not too cumbersome to carry while birding. After two decades organizing birding trips in the mato grosso region, now we feel confident to ensure you the same quality of tours all over brazil and soon to. The birds are all here some, like the zigzag, are actually easier to find this time of year, and the crowds arent. Brazils pantanal is one of the worlds largest tropical wetlands, and undoubtedly one of the greatest wildlife areas in south america. Pages in category birds of the pantanal the following 95 pages are in this category, out of 95 total. Pantanal safari from aguape lodge aguape is an excellent environment for birdwatching, a place where over 300 bird species have been recorded. In this area, however, the birds are better protected and often allow a close approach for some excellent photography.
Wikimedia commons has media related to birds of the pantanal. A comprehensive introduction to the best place to watch wildlife in south america, and beautifully illustrated throughout, bradts wildlife of the pantanal is the only portable book to cover all the main wildlife groups while focusing exclusively on the pantanal. Wildlife pantanal tours cuiaba 2020 all you need to know. The pantanal in brazil and its wildlife mato grosso do sul. A complete tour in both north and south pantanal, lead by sergio pitamitz a national geographic image collection contributing. Its fun to feel like we have the pantanal, with its iconic hyacinth macaws, jabiru storks, and toco toucans, all to ourselves. Friday, september 17, 2021 to tuesday, september 28, 2021. The pantanal in brazil is a wonderful place to spot animals in the wild. Professional guided tours to the wildlife in pantanal, cuiaba, chapada dos. Together with edson endrigo, brazils leading bird photographer, our lead guide and director bradley davis coauthored the recently released book aves do. We hope to see birds like hyacinth macaw and redlegged seriema and will devote at least a day to looking for the americas largest cat, the jaguar.
At pantanal nature, we specialize 100% for pantanal tours and the only non stop operation in the jaguar region of porto jofre and our activities include hikes, walks, jeep safari, night outings, canoe tours. If your bookings are made within 3 months of each other for tours that take place within the same calendar year, discount applies to the cheaper tours. We are established tour company in cuiaba, mato grossobrazil. Brazils pantanal is the largest freshwater wetland in the world comprising about. Well, if you take the chance to get to know this breathtaking place, youll understand why.
This photo tour focuses on photographing the jaguars, birds and other wildlife of the pantanal region of brazil. This short, actionpacked brazil birding tour features the pantanal at its best, a nice taste of amazonian birds, excellent chances of seeing jaguar. We share our knowledge of wildlife, nature and traditional peruvian culture with our customers. He is an artist of books including field guide to the birds of panama and.
Worldwide birding adventures rockjumper birding tours. Herons, egrets, storks including jabiru, ibis, waterfowl, and spoonbills occur in wonderful abundance, along with a diverse array of other wildlife, including jaguar. With that wisdom in mind, and certainly not wanting to leave anyone out, we aim to take you all birding in two of our very favorite places in brazil. This unusual brazil tour focuses on both the birds and the wonderful jaguars of the pantanal with special boat trips to see the latter, but is also a great sampling tour of brazil as it features visits to the cerrado brazilian merganser is the star here and the threatened atlantic forest with. The most popular month to go is february, which has the most number of tour departures. Book a tour within 12 months of your last tour and receive 4% off your second tour, 6% off your third tour, 8% off your fourth tour and 10% off your 5th tour. Pantanal jaguar safaris is a brazilian based tour operator, specialized in jaguar safaris, birdwatching, photographic and natural history tours to the finest wildlife destinations of brazil. The pantanal is a vast floodplain that is home to the worlds largest nature reserve and is one of the very best places in brazil to view wildlife. The pantanal is also home to 45 species of birds of prey. Combo tours if you would like a longer birding holiday, some departures of this tour may be. The pantanal in brazil is a great place for every wildlife lover as you can find a great variety of different animal species there.
About us pantanaltourism pantanal tours gasparetour. They offer private tours to offthebeaten track indigenous areas in the pantanal, which sounded wonderful. Birds of the pantanal tours international expeditions. Here are a few of our favorite birds to watch for when you travel on international expeditions pantanal tours including brazil. In order to coordinate and effectively implement our conservation efforts, we launched the rockjumper bird conservation fund rbcf in 2006. New southeast south american mega rarities tour 16 days 621 january 2018, guides. It offers both incredible birding and some of the best wildlife viewing anywhere in the americas.
The following itinerary encompasses a 4d3n tour spent exclusively at the pantanal jaguar camp where each day will be spent in a comfortable and wellequipped boat with an expert naturalist guide, cruising the beautiful rivers of the porto jofre region in search of jaguars and other wildlife. We had read good things about this pantanal tour operator in miranda, so we headed there first. The table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. A certified naturalist guide for the pantanal, chapada and nobres in mato grosso guide registration number. At pantanal nature, we have spent years observing jaguars in their natural habitats, in order to have. It is an officially registered company with the brazilian tourism board embratur. Pantanal tours testimonials absolutely amazing after much research on available tours into the pantanal, i decided to book with igor gaspareto for a number of reasons. Pantanal is one of the largest wetlands in the world and home to over 300 species of birds. We have more than twenty years of experience leading and organizing birdwatching tours, wildlife safaris and nature photography trips throughout brazil, and we know what makes a great nature experience. Owned and operated by professional wildlife biologists, pantanal jaguar safaris takes you in comfort to the wilderness. I had considered buying a guide with all the birds of brazil.
In june 2007, i lead my first photo tour to brazils pantanal. It boasts a biodiversity thats the envy of everywhere, except perhaps the amazon, and its the only place on earth where encounters with the majestic jaguar are more probable than possible. Very different to the jungle, the region has more open spaces and far fewer trees thus making it easier to see the abundant birds and animals. The pantanal bird checklist the table below lists species recorded at this locale but does not indicate frequency of occurrence there. The wildlife is amazingly abundant here, with immense quantities of insects, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals, making it the richest natural area in south america and one of the major. If you visit the wetland in the right season and furthermore find a great guide who knows best where to find most wildlife, im sure you will be stunned by the amount of different animal species.
At the same time, our business has expanded 25 years ago to include leading photo tours and safaris worldwide, and in teaching photography and photoshop at our studio in central pennsylvania. Gasparetour is a sustainable pantanal tour operator based in cuiaba, offers tours in the northern pantanal wetlands, chapada dos guimaraes national park, river snorkeling in nobres, amazon rainforest, indigenous ethnic tourism, emas national park, araguaia river, cuiaba sightseeing and airport transfers. With air conditioned rooms and accessible riverine forest, swp offers the pantanal s best value for serious birders, naturalists, and photographers. Pantanal jaguar safaris is a brazilian based company, specialized in jaguar safaris, wildlife tours, birdwatching, photography and natura. Its owned by a britishbrazilian couple, ekta and marcelo, so they speak english fluently. Our birding tour takes you to the cerrado brazilian savanna scrubland, rich in endemic and range restricted birds, and the celebrated pantanal, largest. The best of brazil cerrado, pantanal, and atlantic forest september 20202021 please note. Guided jaguars tours in the porto jofre region pantanal. After settling into your room, take a wildlife and sunset bird watching tour by vehicle, stopping along the way to walk. He is very well prepared, a real expert of the flora and fauna of the area, especially in birds. Brazil pantanal wild tour book now best price guarantee. Pantanal tours gasparetour pantanal and brazilian savanna eco. We offer professional tourism services to travel companies, wildlife photographers and filmmakers. The pantanal, the name given to the vast wetlands of southwest brazil and eastern bolivia, is famous for congregations of massive numbers of birds and mammals.
Wildlife pantanal tours cuiaba 2020 all you need to. All packages from pousada aguape, aquidauana, brazil. At pantanal nature, we specialize 100% for pantanal tours and the only non stop operation in the jaguar region of porto jofre and our activities include hikes, walks, jeep safari, night outings, canoe tours with excellent bilingual guides. The pantanal, the name given to the vast wetlands of southwest brazil and eastern bolivia, is famous for congregations of massive numbers of birds. Alta floresta, for nonstop forest and sparkling rivers, and the northern pantanal, a vast savannawetland without equal on the continent of south america. The worldfamous pantanal, a huge seasonal wetland the size of texas, offers some of the best wildlife viewing in the world. Piuval has some of the most impressive birding anywhere on the planet, with huge numbers of birds seen and daily lists reaching astronomical numbers, some of the highest of any of our tours. We have timed this tour for the dry season, so birds are concentrated in the areas where there is still standing water. It is located mostly within the brazilian state of mato grosso do sul, but it extends into mato grosso and portions of bolivia and paraguay. Home to the worlds largest freshwater wetlands, the pantanal is ten times the size of the everglades, draining into a single channel.
A pantanal birdwatching tour provides better opportunities for birdwatching than the amazon due to the pantanals clearer forest cover. Birdwatching, wildlife safaris, nature photography and cultural experience tours. Paul smith and mark pearman a trip focusing on the mega rarities of southernmost brazil, eastern paraguay and northeast argentina. You will have many stops the all way long to observer the biodiversity of the regions. You may opt to take the alta floresta section as a standalone tour. We often see pantanal wildlife photography tour operators extolling the virtues of the flotel, which is a bit upriver from puerto jofre town, over staying in puerto jofre itself. I appreciated the detailed upfront information and the quick response from the office to all questions before the tour. This trip focuses on one of the worlds great wetland ecosystems, brazils pantanal. At birding pantanal we are passionate about nature and keen to share the wonders of our country. The pantanal is formed by a number of rivers that flow into it.
The farm is located 157km from cuiaba with 57km off road. This is one of the most unique pantanal tours out there where we cover both north and south in one trip. Wings birding tours has more than 40 years of birdwatching experience and offers travel packages, tour itineraries, and newsletters. Wild pantanal professional pantanal tourism services dmc. We will stay at some delightful lodges and be spoiled by the easy birding. Pantanal nature north and south brazil nature tours. The plates are of a very high standard and, as with all good field guides, the text and range maps are opposite the illustration. Select safari tours and holidays from 787 organizers worldwide on. The pantanal is the best in the world to see sunbittern pablo cervantes daza day 9. Brazil birding tours birdwatching birds of brazil birdquest.
With air conditioned rooms and accessible riverine forest, swp offers the pantanals best value for serious birders, naturalists, and photographers. We venture deep into this worldclass wildlife hotspot on a long road that bisects the transpantaneira wilderness, in. This is a tour packed with the regional specialities and globally endangered birds that most tours miss. Covering more than 210,000 sq km of central brazil, eastern bolivia and northeastern paraguay, the pantanal is the largest inland wetland on the planet. The largest snake the pantanal is the yellow anaconda.
The best of brazil cerrado, pantanal, and atlantic forest. All accommodations used by wildlife pantanal tours are located along the transpantaneira road. For over 25 years i have been photographing nature and wildlife professionally, fulltime. Pantanal tours best wildlife viewing amazon adventures. It does indicate whether each species is globally threatened or endangered according to the iucn and also whether it is migratory, very rare, or accidental in the country. Wild pantanal is a destination management company specializing in wilderness safaris in the brazilian pantanal. Cuiaba pantanal fazenda carandaat your arrival to the airport of cuiaba airport your guide with a private car will be waiting for you to drive you to your fazenda caranda the starting point of your tour. Birdquest has operated pantanal birding tours and birding tours to other interior regions of brazil since 1989. Then join us on this 5day, guided trip and get the chance to explore the pantanal, which is considered a world heritage site by unesco.
Gasparetour pantanal tours cuiaba 2020 what to know. Birds of peru tours our company is committed to providing the best birding tours, where all our activities are conservation orientated. It provides a high level coverage of the primary wildlife one can expect to encounter. Alex ramos chefinho naturalist tour guide, 20 years experience in pantanal, amazon and brazilian savanna cerrado. Since its formation, rockjumper birding tours has been supporting the conservation of the birds that bring us many delightful hours of sheer bird watching pleasure. I have thick and heavy books on the birds of the pantanal but it is difficult to find books on the mammals or reptiles and this book does a very good job of providing the information i wanted before heading off to brazil. It is not only the wetland birds that will keep us occupied here. Pantanal, brazil jaguars and more july 27august 7, 2020 august 415, 2021. Wildlife pantanal tours is based in cuiaba, the capital of mato grosso, which lies at the gateway to the northern pantanal in brazil.
Sadly, there are a number of examples like this and whilst the illustrations in the book are excellent, keen birders would either have to take the excellent birds of brazil by ber van perlo as a back up book or take that book as the pantanal book alone will not suffice alone as for example even though the birds of brazil was published a year. Our new the best of brazil itinerary will allow you to explore three of the major classic ecosystems of this huge and highly diverse country. Since then, i have lead many trips to this wildlife rich area of brazil. The lodge is located 195 kilometers from campo grande city, which has an international airport, and 60 kilometers from aquidauana city, which is known as the gateway to the panta. Bird checklist for pantanal tours for birding and bird.
The purpose of the journey was to birdwatch in the famous pantanal and a representative selection of rainforest habitats in the amazonian basin. This tour is timed for the end of the dry season, when birds are often. We will spend 4 nights on a boat hotel in the best jaguar viewing region on earth during the best month. Worldwide birding tour company based in tucson, arizona. The lodge is located 195 kilometers from campo grande city, which has an international airport, and 60 kilometers from aquidauana city, which is known as the gateway to the pantanal. A wide variety of pantanal brazil tours to suit your interests, such as general nature, birding or jaguars.
Birds of the pantanal hyacinth macaw, piquiri river, mato grosso. It sprawls over an area estimated at between 140,000 and 195,000 square kilometres 54,000 and 75,000 sq mi. A pantanal birdwatching tour provides better opportunities for birdwatching than the amazon due to the pantanal s clearer forest cover. Pantanal jaguar safaris is a brazilian based tour operator, specialized in jaguar safaris, birdwatching, photographic and natural history tours to the finest wildlife destinations of.1192 221 349 1582 1159 876 1319 417 1215 442 1489 651 1670 1014 1005 989 1371 173 1599 1588 229 1436 173 1344 1387 565 421