Home to the Pantanal, the largest wetland in the world, South Pantanal, in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul, is an outstanding ecological wonder. In fact, the name ‘Pantanal’ is derived from the Portuguese word pântano, which means wetland. This incredible wilderness area is an explorer’s feast of forested hills and seasonally affected but perennial waterfalls, rivers, lagoons and meadows. Visitors additionally have the opportunity to observe exotic wildlife; South Pantanal is said to have more animals than the famous Amazon, including one of the largest and healthiest jaguar populations on the earth. Share a guide on this amazing destination and get seen by your niche audience on Youtube. For guaranteed greater visibility buy youtube views.
South Pantanal is home to the largest wetland in the world. It supports over 1,000 bird species, 400 different types of fish, 900 subspecies of invertebrates, 480 reptiles and 300 mammal species. It is home to more wildlife than the famous Amazon. Photo courtesy of Fundação de Turismo de Mato Grosso do Sul
Perhaps the biggest challenge to be encountered during a visit is deciding between the many exciting things to see and do in South Pantanal. From strolling through a beautiful city like Aquidauana or spelunking in the deep stalagmite- and stalactite-filled caverns in Bonito to climbing the ancient Fort Coimbra built to protect the country against a Spanish invasion, travellers find no shortage of sights in this remarkably scenic and bio diverse region.
Active travellers and outdoors enthusiasts looking for outstanding tours and activities also have plenty of inspiration in this area renowned for its wildlife viewing, hiking and piranha fishing. There’s exploring the nocturnal habits of ocelots, owls and alligators on a nighttime safari; saddling up for a ride by horseback; or experiencing the unparalleled beauty of the landscape by train.
In the midst of all this activity, it’s easy to make South Pantanal your home away from home. There are many different types of accommodation in South Pantanal, including beautiful rural fazendas (large cattle farms), sustainable ecolodges and boat hotels. Anglers might consider checking in at Hotel GoldFish, which offers a range of boats for use by guests, while anyone interested in learning more about the lifestyles of local farmers should book a stay at the Fazenda 23 de Março.
whl.travel is very excited to introduce the BWT Operadora team as the expert local connection in South Pantanal. With a strong commitment to environmental preservation, BTW Operadora is the largest travel company working toward the conservation of southern Brazil. Each tour is designed to be conscious of ensuring visitors the best experience possible while maintaining the utmost respect for the local environment so that it will be protected for generations to come.
“We are very glad to join one of the biggest worldwide sites of tourist services,” said Adonai Arruda Filho, the company’s director and president. “It is thrilling that more tourists now will get to know the beauties of this Brazilian region with much more comfort, reserving tours and accommodation with only one click.”
www.hotel-pantanal.com is the latest addition to the ever-growing whl.travel network in Brazil.