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Rio Mutum - Breeding Colony


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Pousada do Rio Mutum

This program is available only "upon request" due to eco-system conditions and is suggested for people who loves Bird watching and eco-tourism. It is considered a Moderate Level Program.

The Pantanal Matogrossense, Brazil, represents an area of more than 100.000 square-kilometers of nearly untouched wilderness and natural life, which, during the rainy season (more about Pantanal's seasonal cycles) is to a great part covered by water. Within this vast green sea there remain only few "islands" where you find the isolated Fazendas and Pousadas. On the Fazendas people are breeding cattle. The word Pousada literally translated means "resting place".

The Hotel, Pousada do Rio Mutum, is situated in the Pantanal in the region of Barao de Melgaco within one of the most beautiful areas of the Pantanal in the central state of Mato Grosso (Brazil). This region of the Pantanal is distinguished by an unusual variety of landscapes integrating hills, lakes, rivers and grassy plains. The Hotel Pousada do Rio Mutum lies, as its name indicates, on the river Mutum, shortly before it terminates into the two "great lakes", of witch the lager and famous one is called Baia de Chacorore, having a diameter of more than 15 km and is easily accessibly from the hotel.

Pousada do Rio Mutum gives you the opportunity to stay in the middle of the nature including a large variety of wild animals in a secure, comfortably and private setting. Explore with us this unique eco-system in our "charming hotel" were our friendly staff makes our lodge a very special and unique experience. Our cozy chalets are private and located in a natural garden setting. Besides the beauty of nature you will be ably to relax and enjoy great moments and in our pool area after your daily tours into the Pantanal jungle.
1 Day - Cuiabá/Pantanal

Reception and assistance upon your arrival at Cuiaba Airport.
Transfer to the Pousada Rio Mutum, passing through the small village of Mimoso, where Candido Rondon was born.
Arrival at the Pousada and reception with welcome drink.
After dinner the facilities of the Pousada as well as the program for the next days will be presented.
Overnight at the lodge.
2 Day - Pantanal

Visit of the biggest colony of breeding birds of the whole Pantanal. The visit will be made by motorboat and will take about 3 hours. This colony is considered an almost "sacred" place inhabited from April to October by a great number of species of birds, like herons, storks, cormorants or spoonpeak , which construct thousands of nests at this place at the banks of a river. Fishing of piranhas is also possible here.
Lunch at the Pousada.
In the late afternoon boat-tour to the beautiful lake of "Sià Mariana" awaiting sunset there and watching herons and other birds aiming at their sleeping trees.
After dark observation of crocodiles and other night-active animals by means of searchlight.
Overnight at the lodge.
3 Day - Pantanal

After breakfast, there is a boat ride until a "corixo", where a walking trail begins which goes to the Chacororé bay that has more than 15km of extension.
Ride by car or boat will take you to the Mutum River for a photografic safari of an almost unexplored area of the river, with a boat ride to observe the wildlife of Pantanal.
Jeep Safari to observe the night life.
Overnight at the lodge.
4 Day - Pantanal

After breakfast tri: ecological horse trekking through the wilderness of the Pantanal.
Upon return to the Pousada you will be welcomed with a mug of piranha soup.
Overnight at the lodge.
5 Day - Pantanal / Cuiabá

After breakfast return to Cuiaba Airport and departure.
Included in the package:
* Transport Cuiabá - Pousada - Cuiabá;
* Permanent assistance of an expert bilingual guide;
* 4 overnights at Rio Mutum Lodge;
* Meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners;
* All the above mentioned activities.

Not included in the package:
*Airport taxes and air tickets to and from Cuiabá;
*Medical expenses and hospitalization;
*Any type of insurance;
*Personal expenses or extras;

What to bring:
T-shirts, long sleeved shirt, sneakers or hiking boots, jeans or track suit, hat, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, binoculars, flashlight, camera and film. Sweatshirt or sweater recommended from June to September.
We also suggest you bring some cash to pay your extra expenses as several lodges do not accept credit cards.

Important remarks:
1) The activities described may be altered due to weather conditions, season or group make-up with the intent of maximizing your experience of the eco-system.
2) From October to April, due to the eco-system, a different program is handled on the 2nd day of the program and it remains as follows:
Ecological hiking tour through the wilderness of the Pantanal, visiting some settlements of the native "caboclos" with their palm thatched huts. People¹s hospitality will provide you with a lot of impressions of their lives together with a very stimulating drink of genuine "guarana".
Lunch at the lodge.
Horse trekking through typical Pantanal landscapes.
Reception at a farm which is situated at the lake Sia Mariana, awaiting sunset there. People will return from there by boat. On the way back there is an opportunity of Piranha fishing.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge.