If biodiversity is your thing, then there’s nowhere on earth quite like Brazil’s Pantanal.
These vast wetlands are home to an impressive variety of wildlife, from jaguars and alligators to the imperilled hyacinth macaw. It contains one in 10 of all plant and animal species in the world. A twitchers paradise, there are an impressive 656 species of bird here. The endless lattice of waterways cover an area the size of Portugal.
Every season displays a new landscape but May through September (dry season) is the best possible time to observe it’s wildlife. When the waters recede, mammals move in to graze on the fresh pastures and birds flock to feast on the remaining fish.
Our local guides live and breathe the ecosystem and will navigate you through the marshlands on horseback or canoe. Stay in one of our handpicked lodges and wake to mesmerising sunrises over the wetlands. For those interested in jaguar tracking, we know just the place to spot this elusive creature…