Travel day (16/9)
Flight to Brazil
Day 1 (17/9) (Lunch – Diner)
Arrive at Cuiabá in the morning. Transport to our lodge, a fazenda. Lunch enroute. During the afternoon/evening we head out on safari in search for the spectacular wildlife of Pantanal.
Day 2 (18/9) (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
The whole day is spent around our lodge, with the first safari starting at dawn. During the afternoon/evening we continue out on safari in search for the spectacular wildlife of Pantanal. Even when not on safari, there is plenty to photograph around the lodge.
Day 3 (19/9) (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
We leave the lodge in the morning and head for Porto Jofre. The journey from our lodge to Porto Jofre is also a safari, with many photo opportunities along the way. From Porto Jofre we head out on to the river Cuiabá and our floating hotel. Here, in the core area for Jaguars, we will spend five nights. Already in the afternoon we will head out on the river in our search for jaguars and all other exciting wildlife along the riverbanks.
Day 4-7 (20-23/9) (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
These four days are spent on the river Cuiabá. Our main focus is of course the Jaguars. During mornings and afternoons we will search for them along the river banks. We will also be photographing Giant Otters, Caymans, birds and other animals. We will have a short break for lunch and a short rest. In the evenings, after dark, there will be lectures and workshops.
Day 8 (24/9) (Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner)
In the morning we have our final boat safari to search for jaguars and other exciting wildlife and birds that we wish to photograph more. Around lunchtime we leave the Cuiabá river and start our journey along the Transpantaneria road to our next lodge. In the afternoon we have a new boat safari on the Pixaim river. We will keep our eyes open and hope for Kingfishers and birds of prey as well as the fabulous Agami heron.
Day 9 (25/9) (Breakfast – Lunch)
In the morning we have a final boat safari on the Pixaim river, to look for wildlife subjects to photograph. After lunch we head back to Cuiaba. For those who are not joining our extension trip, the journey home begins here.