Within the confines of the Brazilian’s borders lies about 80 percent of the Pantanal. Pantanal Nature Tour is led by local naturalists and cover crucial areas of this freshwater swampland, the largest in the world. You will explore this wetland and see its extensive array of flora and fauna by 4×4 transfer, boat/kayak, or small plane.
Traversing the Pantanal presents sight of forested islands with trees and grasslands, lagoons, and lakes. An important biosphere, the Pantanal is a giant nursery for aquatic life such as 260 species of fish. Bird watchers will rejoice in Pantanal, as well. Over 650 bird species were identified here, including the cormorant, egrets, herons, the hyacinth macaw, ibis, the jabiru stork, and the roseate spoonbill.
The marshland is fed by frequent rainfalls. In the dry season when the water recedes, the region is a mecca for birds and other jungle animals to be seen and photographed on the Pantanal Nature Tour. Other wild animals that occupy the Pantanal include the giant river otter, the jaguar, the marsh deer, and the tapir.
On Pantanal Nature Tour, you will stay at eco-lodges/ranch/camp. For example, Barranco Alto Eco-Lodge is located in a natural paradise and its environs provide a habitat for a variety of wildlife species. And the region contains an abundance of foliage too! The following quote is that of the mission of the lodge “understanding the mysteries of nature helps us develop a more ecologically correct – eco friendly attitude towards the environment and as such leads to a better conservation of it.” — Fazenda Barranco Alto.
Caiman Ecological Refuge is located in southern Pantanal and comprises 53 thousand hectares of native preserve, it has programs allowing visitors close-up opportunities with the local culture and wildlife. All of which can be enjoyed on the Pantanal Nature Tour. Opened in 1985, the resort pride itself on being one of the first ecotourism operations in the Southern Pantanal of Mato Grosso does Sul.
Pantanal Jaguar Camp is a simple accommodation but is equipped with internet access, air-conditioning, and phone. The camp sits at a prime location for seeing Jaguars in their natural habitat. The Pantanal Nature Tour is conducted by a naturalist guide who studies the movements and habits of the animals, making it easier to track them and other wildlife in the region.
From the ecological resort you selected, you can see the rare species that wander freely in their natural habitat in Pantanal. Pantanal Nature Tour also supports scientific research. Specific eco-lodges even have “researcher house” equipped with the necessary facilities. Some types of research conducted in the region include geology, ecology, ethology, and entomology.
By popular demands, we have extended the Pantanal Nature Tour to include Iguaçu Falls. You can traverse this colossal waterfall by boat/raft or foot. Since you’ll be staying in an eco-lodge near the falls, your guide will lead you to explore the rainforest and jungles on this trip. Pantanal Nature Tour is designed to incorporate the natural feature of a location and the area surrounding the falls is spectacular.
The Pantanal is a mecca wetland and is the largest in the world. It is an important ecological habitat to many species, including some endangered breeds such as the jaguar, the neotropical parrots, the giant anteater, and the giant otter.
There are approximately 3,500+ types of plants, 400+ species of mammals, reptiles and amphibians, and 400+ categories of birds.
In Southern Pantanal, you'll embark on expeditions to see marsh deer, the pampas deer, the caiman, the tapir, the howler monkey, the capybara, the peccary, and birds such as the toucan, the jabiru stork, the macaw (hyacinth, yellow, and red).
CNN's article described Iguazu Fall as "unlike any other waterfall on earth" and former U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was so enthralled by these majestic falls, she reportedly said "Poor Niagara" - referring to the contrast in sizes of both attractions. This natural system consists of 275 waterfalls and is 2.7 kilometers wide.
Rainy season begin November and ends in April. It is now that the water level rises, filling the waterways, and create picturesque marshy, verdant landscape [see our tour picture].
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