Pousada Piuval

Transpantaneira km 10 + 7 km private street

The Piuval Lodge is located 110 km from Cuiabá and 10 km from Poconé in the state of Mato Grosso. It is the first lodge along the Transpantaneira Highway, which begins in Poconé. The lodge is situated on a 7000-hectare cattle ranch with one of the most beautiful landscapes in the Pantanal. Here tourists can observe the abundance and diversity of Pantanal flora and fauna.

The lodge has 20 guest rooms with air conditioning and ceiling fans, private bathrooms, TV, W-Lan, Frigobar and screened-in windows providing fresh air. The fully screened restaurant serves typical Pantanal meals. Leisure facilities are a swimming pool, volleyball court and playground, also Souvenirshop.

There are many ways to see the Pantanal at Piuval Lodge. All outings are accompanied by local guides and include: Hiking Trails - Where you cas see monkeys, caimans, hyacinth macaws, jabiru storks, toucans, rheas, ibis, coatis, capybaras, anteaters, tapirs, and other animals, in addition to a variety of plant life; Horseback riding - Providing the same opportunities to see plants and animals as on foot, Boat trips and piranha fishing - on the largest natural lake in the area, located on the ranc, with a stop to see monkeys, owls, and other animals that live on the forested bank.

Tour example:
(All tours will be individually arranged for according to your desires and constitution. Our guides will always take into consideration your suggestions; therefore the example described in the following is only a rough example). 

1st day: Cuiabá – Pantanal (110 km)

Arrival in Cuiabá, where assistance, with name board, is waiting for you. Transfer to Pousada Piuval, situated in the Pantanal. Arrival and check-in. During your stay the following tours will be scheduled at the pousada; horse riding, boat rides, trekking, piranha fishing, birdwatching, photo safari and nocturnal viewing of caymans. Overnight at Pousada Piuval.

2nd - 3rd day: Pantanal

The trips mentioned above are scheduled at the pousada. The trips will be carefully selected, depending the climate and time of the year and will be guided by local guides that know all about the flora and fauna that make this place unique. To avoid the intense heath during the day, the tours are taking place early in the morning and mid-afternoon, at these times of the day, the possibilities of seeing the movement of the animals are a lot bigger. During your stay all excursions and meals are included. Overnight at Pousada Piuval.

4th day: Pantanal - Cuiaba

After breakfast return to Cuiabá Airport and departure.

Prices per person:

single-room double-room 3-bed-room
3 days/2 nights
995,00 €
655,00 €
615,00 €
595,00 €
4 days/3 nights
1175,00 €
765,00 €
725,00 €
705,00 €
All prices valid until 23.12.2012. Extra-days possible. Connecting tour to Chapada dos Guimarães possible for an extra charge on request. Additional participants on request.

Performances (including):

  • Transfer airport Cuiabá - Lodge - airport Cuiabá
  • 24-hour support by by english speaking travel guide
  • Full-board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) in the individual, double or three bed room.
  • All rooms with air conditioner and bath/shower.
  • All tours in the Pantanal by horse riding, boat or on foot.

Not including:

Drinks, possible tips and personal expenditure.
Sightseeing flight about the Pantanal as of/at Poconé in a Cessna (+ 450,00 euro per hour for up to 3 persons).


Within the months of July/August as well as over the Brazilian this Lodge of many Brazilian tourists and day visitors frequentiert (school classes, students etc.) becomes holidays so that it can circumstances permitting come on these days to much unrest and mass crowds. We recommend therefore rather avoiding this Lodge at this time or restricting the visit for Monday until Thursday.

The photos are on copyright protected
© by Günter Stysch
© by Torsten Karock (Fotos 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 11).