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Great views from the top

Sundown over the savannah

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Santa Catarina
Breathtaking mountain sceneries of the subtropical highlands, in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, the scenic backdrop for a rider Trail. The region is surrounded by a national- and two state-parks. The undulating landscape with wide grass tablelands is crisscrossed by crystal clear streams and rivers. In between, rugged canyons, endemic araucaria forests, rushing waterfalls, and the species diversity of Atlantic montane rain forest.

Pantanal Wildlife Trails
Get to know the amazing wildlife of the Pantanal, Brazil out of the saddle. The largest wetland on earth is home to about 665 bird species, including the largest deposit of Hyacinth macaws and he impressive tgiant Jabiru storks, and 123 mammal species and predators such as jaguars, pumas and ocelots and giant otters. You will have opportunities to observe reptiles and amphibians like anacondas and caymans easily.
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Additional information about the area

Excursions: Araucaria forests, montane rain forest. You won't miss anything visiting varous folk festivals, neither a typical Brazilian Vaquejada (rodeo), nor the entrancing rhythms of fandango music with Xote, Rancheira, Vanerão, Chamamé and many more., Which is danced in colorful costumes.

Nature, Culture & Events:
Iguacu Falls, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty with its islands, whale-watching, Praia do Rosa, Amazon, Arraial do Cabo
Traveling by plane:
Pickup service is possible

nearby /
on the property

Fishing, Biking, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing, Birding

Not more
than a 15 min.
walk away

Lake/river for swimming, Beach

after a long day riding.... piranha fishing

Hyacinth Macaw