RSSCategory: Mato Grosso – Where to visit & stay?

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Jaguars and car/boat rides into the jungles of Mato Grosso, Brazil

Jaguars and car/boat rides into the jungles of Mato Grosso, Brazil

Q. “Hi, I will arrive at Cuiaba on Sept. 4, leaving Sept. 9, one person.  I am looking for a 4day/3 nights tour that include boat and car rides deep into the jungle, hopefully with bird and jaguar viewing. Can you give any advice? Thanks!” J. H   A. Hi there, Thanks for your email and […]

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14 de August de 2013 | By | Reply More
How to get to the Pantanal, Brazil

How to get to the Pantanal, Brazil

The Pantanal is the largest floodplain in the world and in its full extension covers an area the size of Spain, divided between Bolivia, Paraguay and the Brazilian states of Mato Grosso in the north (gateway airport Cuiabá) and Mato Grosso do Sul in the south (gateway airport Campo Grande). All the accommodation here is in eco lodges and fazendas (cattle ranches) and these can be several hours drive from the state capitals. Find out how to get to the Pantanal …

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9 de July de 2013 | By | Reply More
Unique Farm lodges ‘Fazendas’ in Brazil’s beautiful countryside

Unique Farm lodges ‘Fazendas’ in Brazil’s beautiful countryside

Farm lodges, or Fazendas, as they are best know in Brazil are the style of accommodation most commonly found in rural regions of the country like Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, as well as parts of São Paulo and Minas Gerais.  Fazenda accommodation offers a unique ‘home away from home’ feel, providing full-board, wonderful home […]

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10 de June de 2013 | By | Reply More
10 Surprises of Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso, Brazil

10 Surprises of Chapada dos Guimarães, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Mato Grosso is best known for the Pantanal, which stretches across Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil to Paraguay and Bolivia and is the largest floodplain on the planet. However, equally magical in a different way is the cerrado/savannah region of Chapada dos Guimaraes national park, located about an hour north of the city of Cuiabá. Here are Alison’s 10 […]

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17 de May de 2013 | By | Reply More
Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Alta Floresta, Mato Grosso, Brazil

 Alta Floresta is the most northern part of the state of Mato Grosso, and the  capital city is Cuiaba. This is an amazing area to visit for both nature lovers and anyone interested in the preservation of the Amazon.Getting there: Between Cuiaba and Alta Floresta there is a choice of a 12 hour bus trip or a […]

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