8 DAYS | 7 NIGHTS
MAY-JUL & SEPT-NOV
Horse holiday in Brazil combining South America’s ultimate game safari and an authentic cattle ranching experience
An unbeatable, in-depth experience of Brazil's Pantanal’s wildlife, vegetation and culture on this horse holiday. A unique itinerary, riding through the savannah, wetlands & forests between three very distinct locations in the heart of the massive Pantanal wetlands – considered one of the most pristine game reserves in the world (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Also, join the ranch hands working the thousands of cattle and embark on boats for even more outstanding wildlife.
8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS
Starting with 3 nights at a comfortable ranch, and ending at a small hotel by a river for two nights - all bedrooms with a private bathroom. One night between those at a thoughtfully set up enclosed hammock outpost with wellequipped bathrooms and a charming dining room.
ITINERARY IN BRIEF
DAY 1 : Arrival Campo Grande, Pantanal gateway
DAY 2 : Drive into the Pantanal
DAY 3 : Morning & Afternoon wildlife viewing
DAY 4 : Working the cattle alongside the cowhands
DAY 5 : Riding out with the sunrise
DAY 6: Into the forests
DAY 7: Shady trails In lush woodlands
DAY 8: Early morning riding
DAY 1 | ARRIVAL CAMPOGRANDE, PANTANAL
Guests will be met at the airport off their individual flights and driven to the hotel - a modern hotel with gardens, terraces and an outdoor swimming pool.
Your guide will join you for an early evening briefing.
Overnight at Campo Grande Hotel.
FROM US$ 3,575
All the horse riding and activities as described in the itinerary above, horse and naturalist bilingual local guide, all necessary transport, all meals described in the itinerary (from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on final day), accommodation (6 nights private double or twin room with en-suite bathroom plus 1 night hammock).
Dinner day 1, lunch day 8, medical insurance (mandatory), personal expenditure, alcoholic beverages, discretionary tips.
“The trip was once in a lifetime. The wildlife and vast array of birds were simply stunning, out of this world. The people were kind, generous and generally lovely. The horses new their job and looked after me. … I can’t wait to join you on another trip”