RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
Baia de Guanabara
PORTO JOFRE
PORTO JOFRE
The Jaguar
LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES
LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES
Rio Novo
RIO DE JANEIRO
RIO DE JANEIRO
Guanabara Bay
PORTO JOFRE
PORTO JOFRE
The Jaguar
LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES
LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES
Rio Novo

Rio, Pantanal of the Jaguar and Lençois Maranhenses

11 days e 10 nights
Type of travel:
Ecological tourism
Duration of the trip:
11 days e 10 nights
Transports / Excursions:
Shared
States visited:
Maranhão
Mato Grosso
Rio de Janeiro
Flights:
Not included
Departure:
Daily
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Rio, Pantanal of the Jaguar and Lençois Maranhenses - 11 days e 10 nights

You will discover ...

Rio de Janeiro
Pantanal
Transpantaneira
Cuiabà
Porto Jofre
São Luís
Lençois Maranhenses
Barreirinhas
Mandacarù
Caburè
Atins
Route and duration (remind you that the program can be customized or reversed)

Day 1
Rio de Janeiro

Arrival in Rio de Janeiro and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.
Remaining part of the day is to visit this wonderful city.

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.


Day 2
Rio de Janeiro

Morning departure between 8:00 am and 9:20 am in panoramic jeeps without hood to Corcovado excursion up the 709-meter high hill where you find  “Cristo Redentor”  or “Jesus Christ statue” dominating the marvelous city and where one of the most beautiful landscapes of any Brazilian city can be seen with full view of Guanabara Bay.

The afternoon excursion to “Pão de Açúcar” or “Sugarloaf Mountain”, which together with Corcovado, share the best tourist attraction and most spectacular view of the city.
The lift is done by cable cars in two steps: during the first step you go 220 m up morro do Urca  for one of the best views of Guanabara Bay and Botafogo bay. The second stretch takes you up another 396 meters where you can see a good part of the waterfront, Fort Santa Cruz and Corcovado

Our tour will continue with a visit to some emblematic places of the city of Rio de Janeiro, the Sambodromo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Escadaria Selarón and finally the external part of the famous Maracanã Stadium.

An English guide will accompany you during the excursion, fees for entrance to Corcovado, Sugarloaf Mountain and lunch are included

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.


Day 3
Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leizure is to visit this wonderful city. 

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.


Day 4
Rio de Janeiro / Pantanal (Porto Jofre)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of Rio de Janeiro and flight departure.
Leave hotel 3 hours before plane take-off.

Arrival in Cuiabá, where assistance, with name board, is waiting for you and transfer to Pousada, situated in the middle of Pantanall, which will be our starting point for various excursions. 
Initially we will make a path of about 100 km of paved road until we reach the town of Poconé, from where we will start a beautiful tour of about 110 kmalong the famous dirt road Transpantaneira, a dirt road that goes into the Pantanal and along which you can see various animals, such as anteaters, monkeys, coati, alligators, capybara, jabirù storks and many other species of birds; arriving at the pousada is expected in the late afternoon.
Arrival at the Pousada and free afternoon, dinner and overnight.

The night will be carried out for a safari tour to observe nocturnal animal with the help of a spotlight placed on the vehicle.

Overnight stay at pousada in Porto Jofre in the Pantanal.


Day 5
Pantanal (Porto Jofre)

Breakfast in the pousada and departure for a beautiful boat trips, during the months between July and October there is a good chance of spotting jaguars when approaching the edge of the river, a very exciting meeting.
Also we will see the famous river giant otters "ariranha", tapirs, capybaras, alligators and other species that may appear along the banks of the river.
Lunch will be a snack / picnic or you can even go back to the pousada, depending on the programming of the lodge.
After lunch we will continue the boat trip and the sighting of animals.

Overnight stay at the pousada in Porto Jofre in the Pantanal.


Day 6
Pantanal (Porto Jofre) / Cuiabá / São Luis

Breakfast in the pousada.
Later transfer to the airport of the city of Cuiabá with air conditioned vehicle, along the dirt road Transpantaneira, the journey will take about 6 hours duration and will offer a last chance to spot during the car trip the animals that live in this amazing ecosystem.

Arrival in São Luís and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.
Remaining part of the day is to visit the city.

Overnight stay in São Luís with breakfast.


Day 7
São Luís / Barreirinhas

Set out in the morning between 6:50 am and 7:40 am in an air-conditioned bus up to 30 seats travelling along 270 km of paved road bound for Barreirinhas (gateway to Lençóis Maranhenses); trip duration 5 hours.

After getting settled in the inn, departure at 2:00 pm for excursion in a 4x4 ( no air conditioning), Rio Preguiça is crossed by ferry to continue the trip until the Grandes Lençois Maranhenses National Park, then the trip begins with an excursion on foot to visit Lagoa Azul and Lagoa do Peixe or Lagoa Bonita. Return to city after 6:00 pm.

Overnight in Barreirinhas with breakfast.


Day 8
Barreirinhas / Atins

Departure in the morning at 8:30 am ( don't forget to bring your luggage with you ) to the port in Barreirinhas, set out in motorboat down Rio Preguiça towards the ocean.
The first stop is in the Vassouras region to visit the Pequenos Lençóis Maranhenses and see local fauna in the monkey tent known as “tenda dos macacos”; second stop is in the village called Mandacarú, a small fishing village where you can to appreciate various craft shops, the best caipirinha in the region at the kiosk on the pier and if accessible, you can climb up the light house called “Farol Preguiças” navy lighthouse to enjoy an enchanting panorama that embraces the entire mouth of the river and part of the National Park of Lencois Maranhenses; finally arriving at Caburé beach to eat lunch (not included in price) and swim in the river or sea.

At 13:40 we will continue by boat crossing the river Rio Preguiça and in a few minutes we will arrive at the Atins beach, where we will wait the vehicle that will take us to the pousada.

Remember that Atins is a village of fishermen where streets are sandy, there are no pharmacies, no internet or mobile phones; the pousadas count with electricity supplied by the precarious local power grid, for this reason hot water and air conditioning could not be available.

Overnight in Atins with breakfast.


Day 9
Atins

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leisure is to visit this small village with beautiful beaches, famous for the sport of kite-surf.

Overnight in Atins breakfast included.


Day 10
Barreirinhas / São Luis

Breakfast in the pousada and the morning at leisure ( the check-out should happens until 12:00 am, but you can let your baggage at the reception ).

Departure at 14:30 to reach the beach of the village of Atins, from where you will depart by boat to up the river Rio Preguiça towards the town of Barreirinhas.

Arrival in Barreirinhas town at 04:00 pm and about 4:20 pm a transfer in an air-conditioned mini-bus will bring you back to São Luís.

The arrival is estimated for 9:30 pm.

Overnight stay in São Luís with breakfast.


Day 11
São Luis

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of São Luis and flight departure.
Leave hotel 2 hours before plane take-off.

End of service.


Departures
  • Our trips are daily so you can choose without worrying about pre-determined days.
Route and duration (remind you that the program can be customized or reversed)
Route and duration (remind you that the program can be customized or reversed)
Day 1
Rio de Janeiro
- Rio de Janeiro

Arrival in Rio de Janeiro and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.
Remaining part of the day is to visit this wonderful city.

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.

Day 2
Rio de Janeiro
- Rio de Janeiro

Morning departure between 8:00 am and 9:20 am in panoramic jeeps without hood to Corcovado excursion up the 709-meter high hill where you find  “Cristo Redentor”  or “Jesus Christ statue” dominating the marvelous city and where one of the most beautiful landscapes of any Brazilian city can be seen with full view of Guanabara Bay.

The afternoon excursion to “Pão de Açúcar” or “Sugarloaf Mountain”, which together with Corcovado, share the best tourist attraction and most spectacular view of the city.
The lift is done by cable cars in two steps: during the first step you go 220 m up morro do Urca  for one of the best views of Guanabara Bay and Botafogo bay. The second stretch takes you up another 396 meters where you can see a good part of the waterfront, Fort Santa Cruz and Corcovado

Our tour will continue with a visit to some emblematic places of the city of Rio de Janeiro, the Sambodromo, the Metropolitan Cathedral, the Escadaria Selarón and finally the external part of the famous Maracanã Stadium.

An English guide will accompany you during the excursion, fees for entrance to Corcovado, Sugarloaf Mountain and lunch are included

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.

Day 3
Rio de Janeiro
- Rio de Janeiro

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leizure is to visit this wonderful city. 

Overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro with breakfast.

Day 4
Rio de Janeiro / Pantanal (Porto Jofre)
- Rio de Janeiro / Pantanal (Porto Jofre)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of Rio de Janeiro and flight departure.
Leave hotel 3 hours before plane take-off.

Arrival in Cuiabá, where assistance, with name board, is waiting for you and transfer to Pousada, situated in the middle of Pantanall, which will be our starting point for various excursions. 
Initially we will make a path of about 100 km of paved road until we reach the town of Poconé, from where we will start a beautiful tour of about 110 kmalong the famous dirt road Transpantaneira, a dirt road that goes into the Pantanal and along which you can see various animals, such as anteaters, monkeys, coati, alligators, capybara, jabirù storks and many other species of birds; arriving at the pousada is expected in the late afternoon.
Arrival at the Pousada and free afternoon, dinner and overnight.

The night will be carried out for a safari tour to observe nocturnal animal with the help of a spotlight placed on the vehicle.

Overnight stay at pousada in Porto Jofre in the Pantanal.

Day 5
Pantanal (Porto Jofre)
- Pantanal (Porto Jofre)

Breakfast in the pousada and departure for a beautiful boat trips, during the months between July and October there is a good chance of spotting jaguars when approaching the edge of the river, a very exciting meeting.
Also we will see the famous river giant otters "ariranha", tapirs, capybaras, alligators and other species that may appear along the banks of the river.
Lunch will be a snack / picnic or you can even go back to the pousada, depending on the programming of the lodge.
After lunch we will continue the boat trip and the sighting of animals.

Overnight stay at the pousada in Porto Jofre in the Pantanal.

Day 6
Pantanal (Porto Jofre) / Cuiabá / São Luis
- Pantanal (Porto Jofre) / Cuiabá / São Luis

Breakfast in the pousada.
Later transfer to the airport of the city of Cuiabá with air conditioned vehicle, along the dirt road Transpantaneira, the journey will take about 6 hours duration and will offer a last chance to spot during the car trip the animals that live in this amazing ecosystem.

Arrival in São Luís and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.
Remaining part of the day is to visit the city.

Overnight stay in São Luís with breakfast.

Day 7
São Luís / Barreirinhas
- São Luís / Barreirinhas

Set out in the morning between 6:50 am and 7:40 am in an air-conditioned bus up to 30 seats travelling along 270 km of paved road bound for Barreirinhas (gateway to Lençóis Maranhenses); trip duration 5 hours.

After getting settled in the inn, departure at 2:00 pm for excursion in a 4x4 ( no air conditioning), Rio Preguiça is crossed by ferry to continue the trip until the Grandes Lençois Maranhenses National Park, then the trip begins with an excursion on foot to visit Lagoa Azul and Lagoa do Peixe or Lagoa Bonita. Return to city after 6:00 pm.

Overnight in Barreirinhas with breakfast.

Day 8
Barreirinhas / Atins
- Barreirinhas / Atins

Departure in the morning at 8:30 am ( don't forget to bring your luggage with you ) to the port in Barreirinhas, set out in motorboat down Rio Preguiça towards the ocean.
The first stop is in the Vassouras region to visit the Pequenos Lençóis Maranhenses and see local fauna in the monkey tent known as “tenda dos macacos”; second stop is in the village called Mandacarú, a small fishing village where you can to appreciate various craft shops, the best caipirinha in the region at the kiosk on the pier and if accessible, you can climb up the light house called “Farol Preguiças” navy lighthouse to enjoy an enchanting panorama that embraces the entire mouth of the river and part of the National Park of Lencois Maranhenses; finally arriving at Caburé beach to eat lunch (not included in price) and swim in the river or sea.

At 13:40 we will continue by boat crossing the river Rio Preguiça and in a few minutes we will arrive at the Atins beach, where we will wait the vehicle that will take us to the pousada.

Remember that Atins is a village of fishermen where streets are sandy, there are no pharmacies, no internet or mobile phones; the pousadas count with electricity supplied by the precarious local power grid, for this reason hot water and air conditioning could not be available.

Overnight in Atins with breakfast.

Day 9
Atins
- Atins

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leisure is to visit this small village with beautiful beaches, famous for the sport of kite-surf.

Overnight in Atins breakfast included.

Day 10
Barreirinhas / São Luis
- Barreirinhas / São Luis

Breakfast in the pousada and the morning at leisure ( the check-out should happens until 12:00 am, but you can let your baggage at the reception ).

Departure at 14:30 to reach the beach of the village of Atins, from where you will depart by boat to up the river Rio Preguiça towards the town of Barreirinhas.

Arrival in Barreirinhas town at 04:00 pm and about 4:20 pm a transfer in an air-conditioned mini-bus will bring you back to São Luís.

The arrival is estimated for 9:30 pm.

Overnight stay in São Luís with breakfast.

Day 11
São Luis
- São Luis

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of São Luis and flight departure.
Leave hotel 2 hours before plane take-off.

End of service.

Departures
Departures
  • Our trips are daily so you can choose without worrying about pre-determined days.

Conditions

Included in the package
  • Overnight with breakfast.
  • Acclimatized transfer with a driver.
  • The excursions and activities above described (the transport is not with vehicles for exclusive use).
  • All excursions are accompanied by a local Portuguese language guide; however our local guides are very communicative and although they do not speak English correctly, they always manage to provide the essential explanations for the tour.
    It is also worth mentioning that while you are traveling, the Brasil Planet team will personally take care of each stage of your tour and we will be the people to whom you can refer in case you have doubts or there were unexpected situations.
Not included
  • Domestic or international flights are not included to give you the option to use your own frequent flyer program miles and save money on the cost of the trip. For Brasil Planet what matters is you enjoy your trip to the fullest.
  • Drinks and food.
  • Medical travel and Trip Cancellation insurance.
Additional options
  • English speaking guide.
  • Private transfers and excursions with vehicles for exclusive use.
Extra information
  • To visit the Pantanal at any time of the year you must bring summer clothing suitable for hiking during the day but also some heavier head, as the evening there is a certain decrease in the temperature. 
  • Don´t forget light pants and jeans, sandals or light shoes, sweatshirt for nocturnal excursions, Keeway waterproof, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, binoculars and camera.
  • During the drought season, between October and February, the water level of the lagoons of the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park decreases and the most of them are completely dry.
  • Regarding the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, do not forget the sun block, the hat, the cap, the sunglasses and of course the swimsuit.
  • Brasil Planet has no constraints with the restaurants envisaged for the route, which are chosen by drivers and guides for logistical reasons and to offer a good quality at reasonable prices. Therefore remains at the discretion of the client whether to accept or to prefer, when available, another restaurant nearby.
  • Brasil Planet is not responsible for objects forgotten in hotels or inside the vehicles.
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Hotel Américas Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro
Rua Barata Ribeiro, 550, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 22040-001
Boasting a rooftop pool and located 500 m from Copacabana Beach, Americas Copacabana Hotel offers accommodation in Rio de Janeiro. Guests can enjoy their on site restaurant or have a cocktail at the bar. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property.
Rooms at Copacabana Hotel Américas are air conditioned and fitted with a minibar, a flat-screen cable TV, a laptop safe and a desk. The private bathroom comes with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries.
You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Hotel Américas Copacabana also features a fitness centre.
Jaguar Ecological Reserve
Ranch Hotel
Ranch Hotel - Transpantaneira, km 110, Porto Jofre
The Jaguar Ecological Reserve is not a luxury hotel – guests seeking swimming pools and television may prefer to stay at hotels closer to Cuiabá or Poconé. We are proud to offer a comfortable lodge in a remote yet accessible setting. We are surrounded by some of the Pantanal’s finest wildlife habitat. By staying with us you directly contribute to a successful ecotourism program in the heart of the Pantanal.
We have expanded and improved the lodge significantly in the past four years. We are happy to report that we now offer 9 guest rooms, with a total of 18 single beds. Eight guest rooms have air conditioning. Each room is fully furnished and has a private bath, mosquito nets, fan, and porch with hammocks. We use a generator and solar panels for electricity. Hot water is available daily.
Guests enjoy family-style dining in our newly remodeled dining room. Breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as afternoon tea are included. We specialize in local dishes prepared from local ingredients. Fresh fruits and vegetables from our gardens, fish caught in nearby rivers and streams, and beef and poultry from our ranch provide the basis for delicious meals. Our guests regularly rate our meals as among the best they have during their visits to Brazil.
Hotel Praiabella
Sao Luis
Litoranea beach - Av. Avicênia 1, 65071-370 São Luís
Praiabella Hotel is located in front of the Calhau Beach on the Litoranea avenue; offers modern accommodation, and it also features a swimming pool with Atlantic Ocean views.
The comfortable rooms are simply furnished, yet offer modern conveniences such as LCD TVs and air conditioning. All rooms feature a private balcony and superior rooms enjoy panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean.
Pousada do Buriti
Barreirinhas
Town center - Rua Inácio Lins. S/N, 65590-000 Barreirinhas
Hotel Pousada Do Buriti offers accommodation with balcony, an outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and free parking. It is located in downtown Barreirinhas, 200 metres from the River Preguiças. The air-conditioned rooms are simply furnished with a TV and a minibar. Guests can enjoy their hammocks, set on the balcony.
A buffet breakfast is served in the eating area each morning. Buriti´s bar prepares a variety of drinks and refreshments during the day.
Pousada do Irmao
Atins
Rua Principal, Atins, CEP 65590-000
The pousada do Irmao is located in the village of Atins, a quiet fishing village.
Each room has a fan and some also have air conditioning, and always equipped with mosquito nets to prevent insects from entering.
Each room has a private bathroom with room temperature shower, double bed and veranda overlooking the garden and hammocks.
The breakfast consists of local products and seasonal fruits.
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+55 98 3227-3944
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skype
skype: francesco.catalani