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 Pousada Morro do Azeite Ecolodge

4 days / 3 nights

You have arrived in the nature paradise. Dive into the dark and mysterious waters of the Rio Negro. Look at the gay flight of hyacinths, yellow macaws and red-green-blue aras. Feel the power of the cry of the howler monkeys and share the passion for nature. At the Ecolodge Morro do Azeite, you have the rare opportunity to meet a family of giant otters. At dawn, observe the ritual of mating alligators and with luck and patience, look into the eyes of America’s biggest cat: The Jaguar. In addition, you can experience the daily life of an authentic Pantanal cowboy, taste typical local dishes and stay in a traditional house, offering all the necessary amenities for a comfortable and unforgettable stay.

Day 1: Transfer from Airport or Hotel Campo Grande – Ecolodge Morro do Azeite

Transfer by car, the transition from the highlands to the plains, first impressions of the Pantanal, lunch at the lodge. Afternoon: safari in an open car, guided by a local guide who knows the area very well and can therefore explain nests, special animal behavior and local ecology. Return to the lodge after dusk, watching nocturnal animals.

Day 2: Excursions

Morning: Boat trip on the Rio Negro where we meet giant otters, capybaras, kingfishers and many other birds. An electric motor is used so that the effect of human noise is kept low. Afternoon: Safari in an open car in a different environment of Barranco Alto. All visits are conducted on the private land and every day new types of landscapes can be explored. Freshwater and saltwater lakes, bushy savanna, forests, etc

Day 3: Excursions

Morning: stroll through fields and water, even for inexperienced walkers a quite feasible program. The rhythm is given by the observation of the fauna, the journey is not done at a fast but comfortable pace, looking at the natural, an intense and lively experience in which many small details and the natural beauty of the flora and Wildlife can be considered. Afternoon: Free choice, either by car, on foot, or by canoe/boat.

Day 4: Transfer Ecolodge – Airport Campo Grande

Ecolodge Morro do Azeite – Airport or Hotel Campo Grande. Breakfast at the farm. After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

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Pousada Morro do Azeite Ecolodge8871.1. – 23.12.2021

Price based: on 2 persons sharing a double/twin room. Another number of persons, route guidance and length of stay on request
Exceptions: separate prices for Christmas, New Year, Carnival, Easter and local holidays.
Departures: Daily

Included:
• Accommodation in a double room 
• English speaking guide for all excursions
• Portuguese speaking guide for all transfers (English on request)
• All entrance fees
• All meals (full board)
• All taxes and service charges

Not included:
Personal expenses such as drinks, etc.
• Gratuities (optional for guides, drivers, etc.)
• Travel insurance (eg, luggage, cancellation, return extra)
• Flights

Tours: In small groups. Safari in an open car, visits on foot or by motorboat, canoeing on the river by canoe, horseback riding, fishing piranha.

Private tours: Price on request

Prices and programs subject to change

Bring:

Clothes:
– T-shirts
– Bermuda
– Jeans
– Long-sleeved shirts (light fabric)
– Lightweight pullover
– Rain protection
– Sports socks

Footwear:
– Sneakers
– Light hiking or trekking shoes
– beach sandals

Useful items:
– sunglasses
– Binoculars
– flashlight
– military knife
– headgear
– Sunscreen (at least factor 30, you are very close to the equator!)
– Photo and video camera