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When to Go to Pantanal
When to Go to Pantanal

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There is no hard and fast rule as to when you should and should not go. Instead, you should consider what you want to see, how you want to get there, and which part of the Pantanal you plan on exploring. The weather and water levels are also certainly factors you should bear in mind when deciding when you should go to the Pantanal.

Brazil Safari: Pantanal and Amazon
Brazil Safari: Pantanal and Amazon

  |   Brazil

Brazil is one of the most diverse and fascinating countries on the planet and, for safari and nature lovers among us, it is a dream come true. This gigantic South American country is home to the largest swathe of the largest rainforest in the world: the Amazon Rainforest. But, that’s not all. In addition to the famous Amazon Rainforest, Brazil boasts the lesser known, but no less spectacular, Pantanal Region.

Pantanal Matogrossense National Park
Pantanal Matogrossense National Park

  |   Pantanal

The Pantanal Matogrossense National Park encompasses around 521 square miles of the Pantanal region. These wetlands, located in central west Brazil are a world-class wildlife spotting destination. Animals and birds of all shapes and sizes dwell here – all you have to do is go out and find them. 

Pantanal Wildlife
Pantanal Wildlife

  |   Pantanal

Spotting Pantanal wildlife in the largest wetland region in the world is relatively easy, due to the flat landscape. The flat land works in favor for wildlife enthusiasts as there is no jungle to hide many of the animals from sight.  

Paraguay River in the Pantanal
Paraguay River in the Pantanal

  |   Brazil

The Paraguay River starts in Mato Grosso, a verdant state just to the west of central Brazil. These headwaters are known as the Pantanal Region and it is here that our interest lies. Let’s delve deep into the largest wetlands in the world – comprising over 81,000 square miles, and see what is on offer.

Expert Review: Amazon Cruise in Brazil
Expert Review: Amazon Cruise in Brazil

  |   Expert Advice

My trip aboard an Amazon Cruise in Brazil gave me a once-in-a-lifetime trip through the Amazon Rainforest. The riverboat itself is cozy, traditional and has all of the comforts needed for this type of adventure.

Jangada Amazon River Cruise
Jangada Amazon River Cruise

  |   Brazil

On April 2nd 2018 construction of a brand new Amazon River cruise began. This riverboat will be named La Jangada, as a tribute to the French author Jules Verne and his novel La Jangada, which was published in 1881. The story takes place between Belèm in Brazil and the city of Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon.

Meeting of the Waters in Brazil
Meeting of the Waters in Brazil

  |   Brazil

The meeting of the waters is quite a spectacle to behold and it happens in Manaus, an Amazon city in Brazil. Here, the sandy colored water of the Amazon River and the black water of the Rio Negro collide and do not mix.

How to Get Around Manaus
How to Get Around Manaus

  |   Brazil

Many visitors will find themselves here whilst touring the country or continent, more often than not on their way to board their Brazilian Amazon River cruise. Here are some tips on how to get around the city of Manaus, Brazil, and how to get in and out from those heading to a second destination.

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