Brazil // Mato Grosso //

Around Cuiabá

Although it’s a major staging post for the Pantanal, there isn’t a lot in terms of organized tourism in the immediate region around Cuiabá, and what there is is mostly aimed at local people. Nevertheless, the scenery and air of mystery around Chapada dos Guimarães makes for a rewarding side-trip from the city – much more of a draw than either the hot springs of Águas Quentes or the beach at São Antônio do Leverger.

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