Oct 15, 2016|
The Amazon, known for its vast and tropical landscape, is where people often go to see wildlife. Little do they know, that the best place for viewing the great biodiversity of the world is in the Pantanal. Declared by UNESCO as a World Biosphere Reserve and a Natural Patrimony of Mankind, the Pantanal is a can’t-miss destination for exotic species and nature. Read on for why you should choose the Rio Mutum Pantanal Lodge if you plan on visiting the Pantanal.
The Rio Mutum Pantanal Lodge offers 3-day, 4-day, and 5-day tour packages. Depending on how many days you have during your stay, each tour carefully chooses excursions that make for the most optimal experience. Some of the activities include canoeing the Mutum River, a jungle night-time safari, horseback riding, and ecological walks through the wetlands. Read more >> The Rio Mutum Pantanal Lodge
There aren’t many lodges in the Pantanal more perfectly placed than the Rio Mutum Lodge. The lodge rests in the municipality of Barão de Melgaço, one of the most breathtaking regions in the Mato Grosso. The Inn, where you will be staying, is close to the Sia Mariana and Chacororé Bays. During free time, be sure to visit Chacororé Bay as it is full of local myths, legends and of course wildlife. The lodge has 22 rooms, all equipped with air conditioning and private balconies. Additional amenities include a pool, which is great for cooling off in the afternoon. The Rio Mutum Pantanal Lodge is the perfect combination of pure comfort and ecological paradise. Watch the sun rise and set from your window, chat with locals at the restaurant, and relax as the songs of the jungle animals sing to you throughout your stay. Read more >> The Rio Mutum Pantanal Lodge
Whether you choose the 3-day, 4-day, or 5-day package, you are sure to experience the Pantanal through guided tours and activities. All tours allow you to experience the Pantanal and fully immerse yourself in its nature and wildlife. No matter which tour you choose, you will return home with some unforgettable moments, leaving you wanting more.
The 3-day package is a good introductory tour of the Pantanal. Some of the activities you’ll enjoy include horseback riding through the winding trails of the lush forest, a boat trip down the Mutum River, fishing for piranha, and canoeing in the early morning. This is the ideal package for travelers with limited days.
On the 4-day package, you will have 2-full days to explore the Pantanal. You will have some of the same excursions as the 3-day package, but additional opportunities to go on guided hikes to look for flora and fauna. Remember that the longer you spend in the Pantanal, the more likely you are to see wildlife.
After spending 5-days in the Pantanal you will feel like an expert. The 5-day package offers you the most excursions and provides ample opportunities to look for wildlife. Some of the added activities include an ecological walk to spot birds wildlife; a photography encouraged boat safari, canoeing, horseback riding, and a jeep ride for more wildlife spotting. Read more >> Itinerary
The Seasons of the Pantanal
While it is possible to visit the Pantanal year-round, we encourage you to visit during the dry season (May – September). The most optimal time to watch birds is from July – September when the waters recede and bright-green grass emerges. During the driest months, from June – August, there are multiple jaguar sightings, so plan accordingly if you’re in search of the elusive jaguar. The wet season from November – April is flooded with non-stop rain. While you may not be looking to get wet, this is the best time to see cattle and wildlife group together on the cordilheiras. Although you cannot hunt in the Pantanal, if you have a permit, fishing is allowed between February and October. Take note that it is prohibited to fish during breeding season from November – March. Read more >> Fishing Permits