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Getting There

By Car -- The Chapada is 74km (46 miles) north of Cuiabá. The best way to get there is by rental car. Roads are excellent. Follow the MT-251 to the park and the town of Chapada dos Guimarães.

By Bus -- Direct buses operated by Viação Rubi (tel. 065/3624-9044) leave from Cuiabá's rodoviaria and take about 1 hour. Cost is R$8 and departures are daily at 9am, 10:30am, 2pm, and 6:30pm.

Visitor Information

The tourist office is at Rua Quinco Caldas s/n (tel. 065/3301-2045). The park visitor center (tel. 065/3301-1133) is located on highway MT-251 about 8km (5 miles) past the park entrance, and about 15km (9 miles) before the town of Chapada dos Guimarães. An excellent local tour operator, Ecoturismo Cultural, Praça Dom Wunibaldo 464 (tel. 065/3301-1693; www.chapadadosguimaraes.com.br), arranges day trips with guides and transportation and can assist with accommodations.

All tour operators listed under Cuiaba can provide day trips or overnight packages to the Chapada, in combination with a visit to the Pantanal or as a separate trip.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.