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Bonito & Pantanal

7 days/6 nights

Day 1: Campo Grande – Pantanal (340km/5 hrs)   After arrival at the airport of Campo Grande, you will be welcomed by your driver (with name sign) followed by transfer to Pousada Xaraes, situated in the Pantanal. On arrival you will be welcomed by your guide and shown your room for a refreshing shower. During your stay the following tours will be scheduled at the pousada; boattrips on the river, piranha fishing, caiman spotting, horse-riding and hikes through the surrounding nature. (D)    Day 2 & 3: Pantanal   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 specialized in the flora and fauna that make this place unique. During your stay all excursions and meals are included. Overnight. (B,L,D)    Day 4: Pantanal – Bonito  After breakfast the last morning excursion followed by lunch. After lunch we leave the Pantanal behind when we head for Bonito passing by the National Park of Serra da Bodoquena. At the end of the afternoon arrival in Bonito, followed by the check-in at Hotel Aguas de Bonito. Evening at leisure. (B,L)    Day 5: Bonito  After breakfast, visit to the Gruta do Lago Azul. The trail will start with a 40 minutes walk to the cave, then, after descending 100 meters, you will see the lake with crystal clear water. The depth is 72 meters and in the morning when the sunbeams hit the lake, the water will have an intense blue color. In the afternoon visit to Rio da Prata, lunch will be served here. After lunch start of the snorkeling tour. Our dive begins at the East of Olho D água River. The access to there is by an agreeable stroll through the interpretative trail in the Da Prata ciliary rivers forest. In this course you will find the rich flora and if you are a little bit lucky maybe you can see others wild animals as the mutum, the udu, the nail-monkey, the cutia and the queixada. Walks through rustic trails for more than 1.6 mile. The most transparent fresh-water rivers in the world, rich in aquatic fauna and flora. Overnight at Hotel Aguas de Bonito. (B,L)

Day 6: Bonito  After breakfast we head out to the Bodoquena Mountain Range, where we will visit the Boca da Onça Ecotour. Here a four-kilometer walk across the preserved woodland along totally safe trails will take you to eleven waterfalls, among which is the 156-meter high Boca da Onça Waterfall – the highest in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Indulge in the translucent natural pools and refresh yourself in the Salobra River, one of the fish cradles of the Pantanal. In the middle of the journey, you will find the kiosk, which provides a snack bar, restrooms and a first-aid facility. A pleasant pause to observe the woodlands and the huge limestone walls.  After getting so much from nature, it’s time to return to the reception area, which can be done in two ways: By going up the fascinating 866-step stairway built along the limestone wall, from where you will have an unforgettable view of the Salobra River Canyon and the rappel descending area. Or by vehicle with capacity for twelve people, will be at your disposal at the departing point in the kiosk.

On return at the reception center a delicious regional lunch will be serviced. The afternoon can be spend at the natural swimming pools before returning to Bonito. Overnight in your hotel. (B,L)

Day 7: Bonito – Campo Grande (280 km/3,5 hrs)   Depending your domestic flight, transfer to the airport of Campo Grande. Arrival at the airport of Campo Grande in time for your domestic flight. (B)

Price: 1593 USD* (based on 2 pax in DBL)

Included:

- Overnights in double rooms in pousada/hotel mentioned in the program;

- Private transfers mentioned in itinerary in air-conditioned vehicle with driver (In Bonito at your disposal, incl. evenings);

- Meals as mentioned in itinerary (B=breakfast / L=lunch / D=diner, excl. drinks);

- Excursions as mentioned in itinerary;

- English speaking guide during excursion mentioned in the itinerary. 

Not included:

- International flights

- Domestic flights

- Airport taxes

- Travel insurance

- Meals not mentioned in the itinerary

- Drinks

- Tips

- Personal expenses.

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