Pantanal Ride Expedition, Brazil
A riding holiday for nature & wildlife enthusiasts, a trip where you imagine yourself in the middle of a National Geographic documentary!
The Pantanal, a pristine and almost unknown region is as good the size of half of France. It has not only the greatest biodiversity of the entire American continent but it is also a true cowboy region! Nature, wildlife, and cowboys, that are obviously the ideal ingredients for a top adventure holiday when you love riding and nature!
The Brazilian cowboy or Pantaneiro is a living legend in his country, lives mostly of livestock and is proud of its century-old cowboy or rather a Pantaneiro tradition. Along with those Pantaneiros you go on a horseback expedition in a region that has no equal. The Pantanal, also known as “ terra de ninguém” (no man’s land) is a lush half-open tropical territory, which annually in the rainy season sets large parts of the Pantanal underwater. Water and sunshine, a dream combination for luxuriant vegetation and a wonderful habitat for the most fascinating animals of our globe.
See exotic animals in there natural habitat in the wild and wet territory, in the largest wetlands of the world.270 different bird species including parrots, toucans, ibis, kingfisher, Colibri, jabiru-stork, and many more you can spot in the Pantanal. In waterholes and rivers are living caiman, giant river otters, and piranhas
TThe Pantanal, also very rich in grazing lands has the largest livestock and farms in the world.
The Pantaneiros will saddle their Pantanal horses for you, a fast horse, very maneuverable and exceptionally light in the mouth. Their horses are a real pleasure to ride with.
you will go for some cattle work in the field and get acquainted with their cowboy culture, lassoing, rounding up the cattle, learn about their music, customs and habits.