29 days in State of Mato Grosso Itinerary

29 days in State of Mato Grosso Itinerary

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Train to Copenhagen Airport, Fly to Cuiaba
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Cuiaba
— 6 nights
Drive
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Pocone
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nobres
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lucas do Rio Verde
— 4 nights
Fly
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Barra do Garcas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jaciara
— 1 night
Drive
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Chapada dos Guimaraes
— 7 nights
Fly to Copenhagen, Train to Malmo

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Cuiaba

— 6 nights

Capital of the Southern Amazon

Founded during the 18th-century gold rush, Cuiaba is now a modern state capital boasting an impressive skyline of modern buildings and serving as a major commercial center in this part of Brazil.
Cuiaba is known for nightlife, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Mae Bonifacia Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Bom Despacho Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and stop by Pantanal Shopping.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Cuiaba online trip planner.

Malmo, Sweden to Cuiaba is an approximately 25-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Malmo in August; daily highs in Cuiaba reach 87°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Pocone.

Things to do in Cuiaba

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Pocone

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): cruise along Transpantaneira Highway.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pocone trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cuiaba to Pocone in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. You will leave for Nobres on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Pocone

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Wildlife

Nobres

— 3 nights
You'll see sparkling blue pools teeming with exotic fish and hear the crash of water plummeting from high cascades during your Nobres vacation.
Nobres is known for nature, wildlife, and outdoors. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeira Serra Azul, head outdoors with Balneario Estivado, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and contemplate the waterfront views at Aquario Encantado.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nobres itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pocone to Nobres takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lucas do Rio Verde.

Things to do in Nobres

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Lucas do Rio Verde

— 4 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucas do Rio Verde: Sorriso (Area Verde Central & Parque Municipal de Sorriso). Spend the 14th (Sat) exploring nature at Xingu National Park and Indigenous Peoples Preserve.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lucas do Rio Verde online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Nobres to Lucas do Rio Verde takes 3 hours. On the 17th (Tue), you're off to Barra do Garcas.

Things to do in Lucas do Rio Verde

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Barra do Garcas

— 3 nights
Barra do Garcas is known for theme parks, adventure, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a splash at Parque das Aguas Quentes, admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Serra Verde, buy something for everyone on your list at Barra Center Shopping, and don't miss a visit to Praca dos Garimpeiros.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Barra do Garcas sightseeing tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lucas do Rio Verde to Barra do Garcas. In August, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Jaciara.

Things to do in Barra do Garcas

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Jaciara

— 1 night
Jaciara is a municipality in the state of Mato Grosso in the Central-West Region of Brazil. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): cool off at Balneario Thermas Cachoeira da Fumaca.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Jaciara trip planner.

Drive from Barra do Garcas to Jaciara in 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Chapada dos Guimaraes.

Things to do in Jaciara

Nature · Theme Parks · Parks

Chapada dos Guimaraes

— 7 nights
In the middle of Mato Grosso, Chapada dos Guimaraes contains many natural attractions.
Chapada dos Guimaraes is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimaraes, don't miss a visit to Lookout Morro dos Ventos, appreciate the views at Vale do Rio Claro, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cidade de Pedra.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Chapada dos Guimaraes tour app.

You can drive from Jaciara to Chapada dos Guimaraes in 2 hours. In August in Chapada dos Guimaraes, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 62°F at night. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chapada dos Guimaraes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

State of Mato Grosso travel guide

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Waterfalls · Parks · Concerts
Most of landlocked State of Mato Grosso is characterized by a landscape of open pastures, though the region also features swathes of the Amazonian forest in the north and sprawling wetlands in the south. An exploration of these three distinct ecosystems top many State of Mato Grosso itineraries, allowing visitors to see the less-traveled side of Brazil that encompasses sprawling savannahs, large plantations, and rolling hills. A well-rounded State of Mato Grosso holiday also includes a visit to state capital Cuiaba and the region's national park, home to impressive sandstone mountains, deep canyons, and gushing waterfalls.