DAY 1: Overnight flight from UK to São Paulo, Brazil, followed by a domestic flight to Cuiabá.
DAYS 2 & 3: After arrival in Cuiabá, we will drive northwards to KM32 of the Transpantaneira Road. On Day 3 we spend a full day around Pouso Alegre. In the dry habitat there are good chances to find foxes, anteaters, and Coatis. This is also a great spot for Hyancinth Macaws as well as many more species.
DAYS 4 - 6: On Day 4 we transfer to Porto Jofre for 3 Nights, an excellent hotel with marvellous grounds that attract a good variety of birds particularly around its lake shore. On Days 5 and 6 we take a boat trips on Cuiabá River looking for Jaguars, tapirs, Giant Otters, skimmers, several kingfisher species, Anhingas, Jabirus and a number of heron species.
DAY 7 & 8: On Day 7 we transfer to Posada Piuval. The Lodge’s grounds have a bounty of birdlife – hummingbirds, antbirds, tyrant flycatchers and tanagers. A boat trip on the lodge’s lagoon will produce a superb collection of wetland Neotropical birds as well as scrub and forest birds.
DAY 9: Transfer to Cuiabá for our flight to São Paulo and connecting flight to UK, where we arrive on Day 10.