This 4-night Pantanal River Cruise is perfect for travelers who in a few days want to experience the thrill of the world's largest tropical wetlands area, the Brazilian Pantanal nature reserve in just a few days. The Peralta visits some of the most essential areas to observe the wildlife and culture of the Pantanal.
The journey concentrates on the Paraguay River, where we glide along narrow streams deep in the forest, explore flooded grasslands that stretch from horizon to horizon in style and comfort about the region's only luxury cruise.
The itinerary below is dependent on the river water level, weather conditions, wildlife behavior, and accessibility to locations, so may vary.
Day 1: Corumbá, Southern Pantanal
Arrival at Corumbá independently; reception at the airport.
Private transfer to a local restaurant; after lunch, a City Tour to visit a few of the city’s attractions and historical downtown area and then transfer to the boarding site.
At 4pm check-in on the Peralta Boat Hotel; welcome from the crew with a welcome drink, followed by a Siriri presentation, a regional dance group showing a little more of the local culture; then a handcraft class with clay, which will be taught by a Pantanal artisan.
Welcoming dinner on board, with a tasting of alligator meat (captive bred).
Day 2: Southern Pantanal
After breakfast, departure by motorboat to contemplate the exuberance of the Pantanal fauna and flora, and a visit to the water lily lagoon and kayaking on the Paraguay River.
Lunch will be a barbecue on board with typical Pantanal cuts of meat.
After lunch, kayak ride on the Paraguay river.
Dinner with a gastronomy class with a local chef teaching the culinary secrets of typical Pantanal dishes.
After dinner on board, departure for alligator nighttime spotting.
Day 3: Southern Pantanal
After breakfast, departure by motorboat to visit local community.
Lunch on board.
Happy hour with live musical duo.
Dinner on board.
Day 4: Southern Pantanal
After breakfast, departure for a photographic safari on the Park road.
Our destination will be a typical Pantanal farm, which will include horseback riding or safari car ride and typical lunch.
Return to the boat and Piranha fishing.
Special dinner with the tasting of artisan beers made from cassava, bocaiuva (fruit from the macaúba palm) and other typical spices.
After dinner we’ll unwind with an ecological bingo.
Day 5: FRIDAY
Hearty brunch while navigating back to Corumbá, estimated arrival at 9 am.
Checkout at 11 am and private transfer to the Corumbá airport; end of the services
- Please note that all cruise itineraries are subject to change due to seasonal weather conditions (and resultant variations in river and tributary water levels) affecting accessibility to locations. Thus navigation routes, times and excursions may need to be modified at the cruise captain’s discretion.
- Passengers should also be aware that animal sightings cannot be guaranteed due to the unpredictability of wildlife behavior.
- Children must be at least 10 years old for normal departures.