19 days in State of Mato Grosso Itinerary

19 days in State of Mato Grosso Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Porto Velho
Fly + Taxi:  3 h 15 min
1
Chapada dos Guimaraes
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h
2
Barra do Garcas
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h
3
Nobres
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Caceres
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Cuiaba
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Porto Velho

5
nights
Chapada dos Guimaraes

Chapada dos Guimaraes ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Veu da Noiva Waterfall, Head underground at Caverna Aroe-Jari e Gruta da Lagoa Azul, steep yourself in history at Igreja Santana do Santíssimo Sacramento, and appreciate the views at Ponte de Pedra.

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Porto Velho to Chapada dos Guimaraes is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. December in Chapada dos Guimaraes sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Barra do Garcas.

Things to do in Chapada dos Guimaraes

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimaraes ©
Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Guimaraes
Lookout Morro dos Ventos ©
Lookout Morro dos Ventos
Casa de Pedra ©
Casa de Pedra

3
nights
Barra do Garcas

Barra do Garcas ©
Barra do Garcas is known for theme parks, outdoors, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a splash at Parque das Aguas Quentes, don't miss a visit to Praca dos Garimpeiros, admire the sheer force of Bateia, and head outdoors with Waterfall Plant - State Park of Serra Azul.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Barra do Garcas road trip planning app.

Drive from Chapada dos Guimaraes to Barra do Garcas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Nobres.

Things to do in Barra do Garcas

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Praia da Arara
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Praia da Arara ©
Praia da Arara
Parque das Aguas Quentes ©
Parque das Aguas Quentes
Cristo Redentor ©
Cristo Redentor

3
nights
Nobres

Nobres ©
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, outdoors, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Cachoeira Serra Azul, contemplate the waterfront views at Aquario Encantado, take in the dramatic scenery at Tombador Waterfall, and Head underground at Gruta Duto do Quebo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nobres trip planner.

Traveling by car from Barra do Garcas to Nobres takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Caceres.

Things to do in Nobres

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Aquario Encantado ©
Aquario Encantado
Cachoeira Serra Azul ©
Cachoeira Serra Azul
Lagoa das Araras ©
Lagoa das Araras

2
nights
Caceres

Cáceres is a municipality in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Catedral São Luís de Cáceres, get interesting insight from Tours, and then identify plant and animal life at Taima Ecologic Reserve. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Uberaba lagoon, explore the activities along Agua Milagrosa lagoon (Dolina), and then relax in the rural setting at Jacobina Farm.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Caceres online trip builder.

Drive from Nobres to Caceres in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cuiaba.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Catedral São Luís de Cáceres ©
Catedral São Luís de Cáceres

5
nights
Cuiaba

Cuiaba ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Mae Bonifacia Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Tia Nair, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Rosario and Sao Benedito Church, and take in the dramatic scenery at Cachoeirinha and Namorados Waterfall.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cuiaba online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Caceres to Cuiaba takes 3 hours. In January in Cuiaba, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cuiaba

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chuurch of Nossa Senhora da Guia
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Mae Bonifacia Park ©
Mae Bonifacia Park
Our Lady of Bom Despacho Church ©
Our Lady of Bom Despacho Church
Parque Tia Nair ©
Parque Tia Nair