June 25: The tour host will meet you in Cuiabá Airport in the morning and transfer to Pouso Alegre Lodge, about 2 hours away. Lunch and afternoon photographing in the area. The tour includes the domestic air ticket from São Paulo to Cuiabá but for this particular tour the host won’t be able to receive the group in São Paulo, but exact airport instructions will be given.

June 26: Morning photography at the lodge feeders, great for toucans, araçaris, curassows and a number of other birds. After lunch transfer to Porto Jofre, with stops for photography on the way. Boat transfer to our house boat, located right near the Meeting of the Waters State Park, the best area in the world to photograph Jaguars.

June 27 to 30: Four full days of boat outings to photograph Jaguars and the other animals we find along the hundreds of kilometers of river shore in this area. We will have our own very comfortable boat during the entire trip.

July 01: After breakfast transfer back to Cuiabá and car transfer to Pousada Piuval, at the end of the Transpantaneira Road. Afternoon photographing here, a good area for Giant Anteater and other animals we might have missed during the tour.

July 02: After breakfast transfer back to Cuiabá for flight to São Paulo at 11:45, arriving at 15:00.

  • Domestic commercial flights from São Paulo
  • Domestic luggage fees (one checked bag per person)
  • All road transportation on confortable private vans
  • Fully hosted trip from Cuiabá
  • Double occupancy accomodations (single rooms are available, specially for early bookings)
  • All meals while at the lodges
  • All drinks during the itinerary, except liquor
  • Boat with unlimited fuel
  • Park entrance fees

Not included

  • International air tickets
  • Excess baggage fees
  • Drinks when not mentioned above
  • CPR tests (if needed)
  • Tips

Accomodations included on the tour price are for double occupancy rooms. Single rooms are available, but to guarantee them we advise to book early. All rooms throughout the trip are equipped with private bathrooms, air conditioning and wi-fi. Rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable.

They all offer a wide variety of self service meals (vegetarian/vegan friendly).

Millenium4  Millenium3

Millenium2  Millenium1

Pouso Alegre  Pouso Alegre

Pouso Alegre  Pouso Alegre


Ext. Tour

Atlantic Rainforest – Birds, multiflash hummingbirds

End your Brazil photo trip with a fantastic pre tour just 3 hours by car from São Paulo to the lush Atlantic Rainforest. We stay at a simple but fully devoted lodge for photography and birding. The feeders here are loaded with colorful birds, like Saffron Toucanets, Red-breasted Toucan, Magpie and Green-headed Tanagers, Black-throated Grosbeak, Yellow-fronted and Blond-crested Woodpeckers, etc. Many hummingbirds are around as well, like Brazilian Ruby and Scale-throated Hermit. Special forest hides allow us the opportunity to photograph more elusive forest species, like tinamous and wood-quails. We will also have a multiflash setup that can be used by all participants to photograph hummingbirds in flight.


July 02: Arrival in São Paulo Int’l from our Pantanal Tour at 15:00. Car transfer to our lodge, around 3 hours away through good roads. Dinner at the lodge. Night trying to photograph a Tapir and other mammals that sometimes appear at night.

July 03: Full day photographing here. Highlights include the bird feeders of course, but also birds in the forest, forest landscape, macro and multiflash hummingbirds.

July 04: Morning at Trilha dos Tucanos and after lunch travel back to São Paulo.

  • USD 700 per person
  • USD 130 for single room
  • Minimum of 2 guests, maximum of 4
  • Included – car transfer, double occupancy accomodation, all meals while at the lodge, multiflash setup (one setup to be shared among us).
  • Not Included – drinks through the trip, lunch at the airport in São Paulo or Cuiabá.

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Trilha dos Tucanos  Red-breasted Toucan

Saffron Toucanet  Chestnut-bellied Euphonia

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North Pantanal 2022 - July