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Pousada do Rio Mutum

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Friendly, homely wildlife lodge with modest but cheerful rooms and a good range of excursions.

Friendly Pousada do Rio Mutum is a 3-hour drive from Cuiabá airport. Red-roofed chalets house modest but cosy and brightly decorated rooms with en suite facilities and mosquito screening. There is a swimming pool, shady patio and a large thatched restaurant serving hearty buffet meals, including a nightly chance to try soup made from piranhas freshly caught by guests during the day.

Thanks to its position at the point where the Rio Mutum merges with two lakes, there are frequent sightings of giant river otter from the lodge. The surroundings are quite thickly forested and support a rich variety of bird life; red and green macaws are seen in abundance. Capybaras graze nearby and after nightfall they appear en masse within the grounds.

Guides are well-informed, and excursions, which include kayaking on the river at sunrise, as well as nature walks and horse riding, are suitable for most ages and abilities.

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What our clients say

  • Rio Mutum as fantastic as it was is ideally only set up for a 4 day visit. On 5th day we were (willingly) repeating trips we had done already.

    IS, Crowthorne
  • Everything from the food to the activities make this an unforgettable place to stay. It's a great chance to go back to nature and enjoy rural Brazil at its very best.

    PB Wareham
  • "The canoe trips from Pousada do Rio Mutum were excellent as we saw giant otters, capybara and numerous birds. Our guide here, Flavio, was excellent.”

    MB, Llanerchymedd
  • We were surprised there was Wi-Fi available - this was an added bonus.  The staff were all excellent.

    SS, Teddington
  • Excellent service, accommodating to all our needs, had everything we needed for our 5 day stay, food was delicious, wildlife viewing was fantastic.

    HH, Bristol
  • “The Pousada do Rio Mutum was breathtaking - we were so well looked after. I loved every second... Raul at The Pousada do Rio Mutum was excellent.”

    DBE, Stockwell
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