Pantanal Ride

  • Trip Duration
  • 8
  • 7
  • Riding Time
  • 6
    days riding
  • 4
    hrs per day riding
  • Group Size
  • 4 - 9
    Guests per group

Pantanal Ride

Ride Overview

This trip offers exciting horseback riding in the Pantanal region of Brazil. The biggest wetland in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2000, the Pantanal is the South American version of Africa’s best wildlife reserves. One of the top locations anywhere in the world for wildlife viewing, it is home to an array of animals such as jaguar, tapir, caiman, howler monkey, giant anteater and giant otter. The region is a rich resource for the wildlife enthusiast, as well as the bird watcher, who could spot heron, egret, ibis, stork, red and yellow macaw, toucan and parrot – to name a few! Make yourself at home in the hospitality of the two fazendas, or ranches, where you stay, with a first night in Campo Grande and a middle night in a unique and comfortable hammock outpost. The fazenda stays allow you to experience the rich culture of the region as you travel through two distinct areas of this fascinating part of the world.


Night 1 is at a modern hotel in Campo Grande, with a swimming pool, bar and restaurant, gardens and terraces. Nights 2, 3 and 4 are at a ranch in the Pantanal, Night 5 in a comfortable hammock outpost, and Nights 6 and 7 at a second lovely lodge. It’s a wonderful way to see varied parts of the Pantanal.

Meals & Drink

Meals are varied and not too spicy, meats, salads, rice, beans and vegetables. Special dietary needs can be accommodated with advance notice.

Ride & Horse Details

  • Overview:
    Horses have an easy going, gentle nature and are well suited to the Pantanal conditions.
  • Horse Breeds:
    Local breeds
  • Trip Pace:
    Slow to moderate
  • Weight limit:
    200 lb

Activities for Non - Riders

Non-riding companions are welcome and can take part in wildlife viewing from foot, vehicle and boat. Some fishing available from the lodge for Nights 6 and 7. Vehicles can transport non-riders to meet riders for picnic meals.

Meeting Point

Campo Grande

With first-hand knowledge of the exciting tours we offer, the ride consultants at Equitours look forward to answering any questions you might have about this ride. We want to help make sure that you select the trip of your dreams. Please call or email and get ready to pack your bags for a wonderful adventure!

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