Pousada do Rio Mutum

Location: Pantanal, Mato Grosso – Brazil
Address: Rodovia Mimoso, s/n – Km 15 – Mimoso


The Pousada do Rio Mutum is located in Barão de Melgaço city, in one of the most beautiful regions of the Pantanal. With an extension of approximately 11,000 square kilometers, only 3% of this area is made up of dry land.

The Pousada do Rio Mutum also has the proximity of the famous Bays of Siá Mariana and Chacororé, is more than 15 kilometers long (almost twice the Bay of Guanabara in Rio de Janeiro) is best known for the legends and myths created by the population riverbank that inhabits the banks of the Cuiabá River.

This is a privileged region, because it concentrates all kinds of landscape that make up the Pantanal ecosystem. The natural beauty and the rich biodiversity of this part of the Pantanal form a set differentiated by the singularity of its landscapes formed by hills, savannas, rivers, corixos, and huge flooded areas, some temporary and others permanent.

What is most striking about this wonderful scenario is that the preservation of all existing species of life depends directly on the cycle and rhythm of the waters.

The Pantanal has two distinct seasons, dry and wet. During the wet season (November-April) guests will find the region in bloom, with lush vegetation and flowers, however the rains can make some areas tricky to reach, it is very hot and humid and some lodges do close at this time.

We feel the best time to visit is during the dry season (May – October), which is the peak season for viewing wildlife, when rare species of birds and other animals seek shelter along the riverbanks and can be observed more easily.

The nearest airport is Marechal Rondon Airport, 82.1 km from the property.

Please note that most guests will need to spend a night before departing to the Lodge in Cuiaba due to flight logistics.

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Hotel Amenities

• 22 cottage like apartments, distributed in a park area of 07 hectares, all with air conditioning, ceiling fans, minibar, mini closet, hammock and private porch
• Reception and tv room
• Restaurant with a varied regional menu
• Adult and children swimming pool with a panoramic bar
• Hammocks under mango trees
• Souvenir and convenience stores
• Laundry services
• Toyota Jeep for safaris and excursions
• Motor boats for trips through the bays
• Rowing canoes
• Vehicles with air conditioning for transfer
• Runway for small aircrafts
• Telephone line: DDD, DDI and Satellite Internet

Room Amenities

• Trails around the Pousada for fauna and flora observation
• Horseback riding through dense forests, crossing small rivers and flooded areas
• Canoe trips through the wetlands
• Departures at dawn in order to enjoy the sunrise and life in the Pantanal
• Departures at dusk in order to view night active animals in the Pantanal
• Boat or Jeep Safaris and excursions covering over 50 km of total nature immersion in order to observe the local fauna and flora
• Visits to Cuiabá-Mirim, a river side community of fishermen at the Cuiabá river
• Motor boat trips through the bays and small rivers for observation of the fauna and flora, with stops to enjoy the sunset and the famous piranha fishing
• Photographic Safari through the Mutum River, with its rare and unique beauty


Pousada do Rio Mutum - Rodovia Mimoso/Capoeirinha Km 15 - Zona Rural, Barão de Melgaço - MT, Brasil

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