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October 19 - 30, 2024

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12 Nights / 11 Days   

The tour starts in Cuiaba, Mato Grosso and includes:

  • 3 Nights in Chapada dos Guimarães (target bird species Red and green macaws, Chestnut eared Aracari, Blue crowned trogon, Toucans, Motmots)

  • 3 Nights along the Transpantaneira Hwy (target species: Anteaters, Rhea, Jaguars, Hyacinth and Blue and Gold Macaws) 

  • 5 Nights in Porto Jofre (5 1/2 days in a private boat photographing jaguars, giant river otters, Jabiru storks, hawks, eagles)

  • 1 Night Amazon Aeroporto Hotel by the Cuiaba Airport 

  • 3 meals daily included

  • Wildlife Photography / post processing tips

  • All guide and entrance fees​

Not included: 

  • Airfare to / from Cuiaba

  • Additional nights beyond the tour dates

  • Tips for guides and lodging staff

  • Passport fees, visas, medical costs, immunizations or insurance

  • Alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages (i.e sodas) 

  • Laundry or any personal services available through the lodges​

Physical Requirements:

  • Participants must be in good physical shape and able to carry their own equipment

  • Must be able to handle temperatures exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit

Who is this tour for?

  • This tour is for photographers of any level 

Target species:

  • Mammals: There are 236 mammal species in the Pantanal. We will target Lesser and Giant Anteaters, Howler, Capuchin and Marmoset Monkeys, Giant River Otters, Tapirs, Marsh Deer, and of course Jaguars! 

  • Birds: There are 453 bird species - we will target some of: 5 species of Macaws, 20 species of Parrots, 13 species of Herons and Egrets, 6 species of Ibises and Spoonbills, and 5 species of Kingfishers. We will also have multiple opportunities to photograph Hawks, Eagles, Kites, Southern Screamers and the Greater Rhea.

Also included: 

  • English speaking local guide

  • Bi lingual Tour Leader 

  • Wildlife photography and post processing tips and tricks

  • Educational sessions about the local wildlife and habitat

Minimum:  2  people

Maximum:  6  people 

Note: Private tours available on request 


$10,900 USD / Per person / Double Occupancy

Single Supplement: $1,000 USD 

Deposit: $1,500 USD / Per Person


  • Our tours are designed to offer top personalized service. 

  • Everyone will have the best photo opportunities including separate rows in the private boat in Porto Jofre ("Jaguarland") - no over crowding!

  • All lodges and guides we have been carefully vetted by Nossa Terra Tours to ensure the best experience possible 

  • Wildlife behavior and sightings can never be guaranteed, however the dates and locations we offer should provide excellent opportunities to photograph our target species.​

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