PHOTOGRAPHY EXPEDITION


   You will be led by a bilingual guide who knows the region and has a passion for wildlife and photgraphy!

DAY 1: Campo Grande - Pantanal of Abobral: Jeep safari – farm stay

   Take the bus from Campo Grande bus station (07:15 bus) till the Pantanal. The journey will last about 5.5 hours by public bus. Once you arrive to the Pantanal, drive to the farm (another 2 hours) slowly, taking pictures along the way of animals, birds and the landscape. Arrive to the farm. Check-in. Free evening to walk around. Dinner. Relax. Sleep.
   On this day, (depending on each season) it is possible to see birds such as: storks, herons, hawks, vultures, thrushes, chachalacas,, woodpeckers, flycatchers, toucans and parakeets. Mammals such as: deer, wild pigs, coatis, capibaras, monkeys and even a jaguar or ocelot, if you are lucky! Also bugs, insects and amphibians.
  Activities include: jeep safari arrival + photography.

DAY 2: Day at the farm:

After breakfast, go for a walk around the farm and forest to take more pictures and search for more animals all the while appreciating the landscape and formation of the Pantanal. Lunch at the farm. After lunch, go for another walk or do a horse ride (optional) in the forest. Appreciate a beautiful sunset. Dinner. Relax and sleeping.

Activities include: walking (or optional afternoon horse ride) + photography + contemplation.

   DAY 3: Leave the farm – go to the lodge, afternoon boat trip:

   After breakfast, make the check-out from the farm. Be driven back towards the lodge which is located near the Miranda River. Check-in and go for a walk in the surroundings. Lunch.
  After lunch and a rest, do an afternoon boat trip along the Miranda River where you can get an idea of the fluvial landscape of the Pantanal and appreciate a lovely sunset. Dinner back at the lodge. Sleeping.
On this day, it is possible to see mammals along the shore of the river, such as: capibaras, caimans, howler monkeys, giant otters and even the illusive jaguar, if you are lucky! Birds such as: storks, egrets, herons, hawks, kingfishers, flycatchers.
   Activities include: morning walk at the lodge + afternoon motor boat riding, contemplation and photography.

DAY 4: Pantanal of Abobral - boat trip with walk:

   After breakfast, do a motor boat trip along the Rivers Miranda and Vermelho (Red River) to see different landscapes, mammals and birds. Stop for pictures along the way. Go for a walk in the forest and take pictures of different moments and landscapes. Lunch back at the lodge. After lunch, and a rest, go for another boat trip in the afternoon.
   Activities include: motor boat riding, contemplation, walking in the forest and photography + swimming (if you wish).

DAY 5: Check-out from the lodge - Campo Grande:

   After breakfast, make your check-out - pay for drinks or souvenirs. Take the 08:40 bus back to Campo Grande (other destinations include: Bonito, Miranda or Corumbá, bus times vary).

PRICE PER PERSON:

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INCLUDED:

  • 2 nights at a farm in the Pantanal of Abobral, room with ac, fullboard meals (buffet style/ self-service), hammock area, free walking space around the farm.
  • 1 jeep safari along the Estrada Parque + photography.
  • 1 morning walk around the farm + photography + contemplation.
  • 1 afternoon walking around the farm + photography + wildlife spotting (or optional activity of horse riding available).
  • 2 nights at a lodge in the Pantanal of Abobral, room with ac, fullboard meals (buffet style/ self-service),Wifi (at the main area only), use of walkway around the lodge.
  • 1 afternoon boat trip + gasoline + boat hire + photography.
  • 1 day boat trip + gasoline + boat hire + photography + contemplation + wildlife spotting + swimming in the river (if you wish) + walking in the forest.
  • An English speaking guide in the Pantanal (from our company).

TRANSPORT:

  Campo Grande bus station - Buraco das Piranhas (bus stop in the Pantanal) – lodge & farm in the Pantanal of Abobral – Buraco das Piranhas - Campo Grande bus station.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • - Taxi ride to/from the airport/hotel to the bus station in Campo Grande on DAYs 1 and 5.
  • Lunch on DAY 1 (have lunch in Miranda, please).
  • Private car transport IN/OUT of the Pantanal (Possible to organize).
  • Nocturnal activities on any days of the tour.
  • Sportive fishing in the Pantanal since we do not believe it to be an eco-friendly activity.
  • Horseriding (on DAYs 1 + 2).
  • Jeep safari around the farm  (on DAYs 1 + 2).
  • Morning activities on DAY 1.
  • Morning activity on DAY 5.
  • Beverages consumed: alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water (PAY ACCORDINGLY)
  • Personal expenses: laundry, souvenirs, phone calls etc. (PAY ACCORDINGLY)
  • Travel insurance.
  • Accommodation/activities in Campo Grande/Bonito.
  • Any other tour or programme NOT mentioned above.

We are not responsible for public bus time delays.