Green Toad BusGreen Toad Bus

My-Hops Sign in
Send
Transport Information | January,19 2012

How to Get to the Pantanal

How to Get to the Pantanal

A common theme in emails we receive at the Green Toad Bus headquarters is 'How can we take a bus to the Pantanal?' Few people know exactly where the Pantanal is, and fewer know how to get transport information to visit it. But before we get into travel routes, let us explain why you would want to go to the Pantanal in the first place.

Stretching over a huge section of western Brazil, by visiting the Pantanal you can discover an amazing concentration of varied plant life and animals, which truly makes it among the worlds greatest natural wonders. Here you will experience the sights and sounds of an ecological paradise featuring an abundance of bird species, capuchin and howler monkeys, capybaras, toucans, macaws, anacondas, caimans, otters and tapirs to name a few. Plus it is one of the few remaining homes of the endangered jaguar.

How to Get to the Pantanal by Bus

Most people who go to the Brazilian Pantanal access it to the south via Campo Grande which is the capital city of the Brazilian State of Mato Grosso do Sul. From here it is a 6 hour commute by bus to the small isolated town of Buraco das Piranhas which is often considered the gateway to the Southern Panatanal Region, with all its dirt roads leading into a region populated mainly by cattle farms.

Most visitors to Brazil enter the country via Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo and if you are planning to go to Campo Grande from these cities be prepared for overnight buses: from Rio you are looking at 22 hours and from Sao Paulo about 15 hours. To the uninitiated backpacker to Brazil these travel times might seem long, but taking long buses like these is normal in this huge country, especially since air travel is so expensive.

We help a lot of our clients get to the Pantanal from the city of Foz do Iguacu after they have made a visit to the Iguazu falls, and from here it's around a 14 hour bus ride to Campo Grande. When you travel to the Pantanal you are truly travelling far into Brazil's interior and while you are in the area it is worth visiting other natural wonders around the town of Bonito which is also a stop we offer in most of our bus packages.

To the right is a selection of our bus passes which include a 3 day and 2 night trip to the Pantanal. You will find departures from Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Foz do Iguacu and Campo Grande.

See the real Pantanal!
Capybaras
Caiman in the Panatanal
Wildlife sightseeing boat trip
Macaws
Piranha in the Pantanal
Sending
Sending...

WRITE YOUR COMMENT

The purpose of this service is adding value to the notes and establish a more fluid contact with our readers.
Comments should be dimensioned to the topic of discussion. You will notice the brevity and clarity of the texts, and good use of language: the bad words and insults will not be published.

Please correct the highlighted fields.
CommentComment
 
The Pantanal, Brazil
Travel Articles > May,04 2010

The Pantanal, Brazil

The Pantanal is the world's largest wetland, a 640,000 square kilometre compression in the earth and one of the richest areas of biodiversity on the planet. People come here to see birds and animal...... [Read +]

'Bonito' means beautiful!
Travel Articles > May,04 2010

'Bonito' means beautiful!

The Pantanal is framed by mountains, and just on the other side is the town of Bonito (pop: 15,000), now the de facto centre for eco-tourism in Brazil.... [Read +]

Pantanal/Bonito/Iguazu/Amazon with Onno
Testimonials > Brazil Quick Trip | October,27 2011

Pantanal/Bonito/Iguazu/Amazon with Onno

I did the Pantanal/Bonito/Iguacu itinerary recently, and it was a blast! Incredible nature and lots of animals made this trip an absolute highlight. It was great to find a travel company that can a...... [Read +]

Pantanal to Florianopolis Trip Testimonial
Testimonials > Bus Pantanal to Foz do Iguacu & Florianopolis | April,18 2011

Pantanal to Florianopolis Trip Testimonial

Well our time in Brazil is finally over- we arrived in Buenos Aires today- thanks so much for all your help we had an AMAZING trip and found the Green Toad Bus service fabulous and the concept is d...... [Read +]

Pantanal Bus Passes

Caiman Hop

Caiman Hop

Travel Pass from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu via Campo Grande, Pantanal & Bonito. - Frequency: Daily Departures - Recommended Minimum Duration...

US$630.00

See details

Capybara Hop

Capybara Hop

Travel Pass from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro via Pantanal, Bonito, Sao Paulo, Paraty, Ilha Grande. - Frequency: Daily Departures - Minimum No....

US$690.00

See details

Pantanal to Foz Hop

Pantanal to Foz Hop

Travel Pass from Campo Grande to Foz do Iguacu via Pantanal & Bonito. - Frequency: Daily Departures - Recommended Minimum Duration: 7 days - Rout...

US$560.00

See details

Piranha Hop

Piranha Hop

Travel Pass from Foz do Iguacu to Rio via Campo Grande, Pantanal & Bonito. - Frequency: Daily Departures - Recommended Minimum Duration: 9 days -...

US$610.00

See details

The Pantanal Hop

The Pantanal Hop

Travel Pass from Rio de Janeiro to Foz do Iguacu via Ilha Grande, Paraty, Sao Paulo, Pantanal, Bonito. - Frequency: Daily Departures - Suggested ...

US$720.00

See details

Jaguar Hop

Jaguar Hop

Travel Pass from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu via Campo Grande, Pantanal & Bonito. - Frequency: Daily Departures - Recommended Duration: 09 Days - ...

US$600.00

See details

Rio to Bolivia Hop

Rio to Bolivia Hop

Travel Pass from Rio de Janeiro to Corumba (border with Bolivia) via Campo Grande & the Pantanal - Frequency: Daily Departures - Recommended Minim...

US$460.00

See details

Green Toad Bus

+55 21 3942 0003

Florianopolis - Brazil

 
Loading
Loading...
X

Success

Accept
 
X

Alerta

Accept