19 days in State of Mato Grosso Itinerary

19 days in State of Mato Grosso Itinerary

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Chapada dos Guimaraes
— 5 nights
Drive to Marechal Rondon Airport, Fly to Barra do Garcas
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Barra do Garcas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nobres
— 3 nights
Drive
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Caceres
— 2 nights
Bus
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Cuiaba
— 5 nights
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Chapada dos Guimaraes

— 5 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: admire the sheer force of Veu da Noiva Waterfall, Head underground at Caverna Aroe-Jari e Gruta da Lagoa Azul, admire the verdant scenery at Ponte de Pedra, and take in the dramatic natural features at Casa de Pedra.

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Porto Velho to Chapada dos Guimaraes is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Chapada dos Guimaraes are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. 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 · Trails
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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, don't miss a visit to Praca dos Garimpeiros, admire the sheer force of Cachoeira Pe da Serra, and head outdoors with Waterfall Plant - State Park of Serra Azul.

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

Explore your travel options from Chapada dos Guimaraes to Barra do Garcas with the Route module. 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 · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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, contemplate the waterfront views at Aquario Encantado, get outside with Refugio Agua Azul, and Head underground at Gruta Duto do Quebo.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Nobres online driving holiday planner.

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

Things to do in Nobres

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

Caceres

— 2 nights
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, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Taima Ecologic Reserve. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Agua Milagrosa lagoon (Dolina) and then experience rural life at Jacobina Farm.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Caceres driving holiday planner.

Getting from Nobres to Caceres by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Cuiaba.

Things to do in Caceres

Parks · Tours · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 10:

Cuiaba

— 5 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: walk around Mae Bonifacia Park, examine the collection at Sesc Casa do Artesao, admire the sheer force of Cachoeirinha and Namorados Waterfall, and make a trip to Parque Tia Nair.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cuiaba trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Caceres to Cuiaba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Cuiaba

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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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.