Spectacled caiman (Chaco)

Takuapi Stream, San Rafael National Park

Paraguay River

Cerrado and Atlantic forest of Mbaracayú Biosphere Reserve

Lake at San Rafael National Park

Grey Short-Tailed Opossum at Mbaracayú Biosphere Reserve

Coati at San Rafael National Park


Paraguay, in the very heart of South America, is a country of great biodiversity. Its richness is due to the convergence of varied but threatened ecosystems which include the hotspots of the Atlantic Forest and Cerrado, the wildernesses of the Chaco and the Pantanal, and the wetlands of the Mesopotamian Grasslands.

Wildlife Paraguay offers you the opportunity to experience the fauna and ecosystems of the country, travelling with leaders who are some of the foremost zoologists in Paraguay.

Take a look at our tours. There you`ll find a brief explanation about what you could see on each trip. If you are interested in a tour but the dates are not convenient, or if you would like a different itinerary, don`t hesitate to contact us.

Tour San Rafael

San Rafael National Park is a 730 km2 reserve that includes the ecorregions of the Atlantic Forest and Mesopotamian Grasslands. Over 416 bird species have been recorded in its area, including 27 endangered and near-threatened species. It includes the highest number of Atlantic Forest endemic birds in the country.

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Tour Dry Chaco

The Dry Chaco offers impressive wildlife, with good chance of seeing some of South America’s charismatic big mammals like jaguars, pumas and tapirs. It also hosts reptiles and birds in abundance, many of which are restricted to this ecoregion. Besides its fauna, you will enjoy a unique landscape with salt lakes that hold great concentrations of water birds on migration and the dunes of Médanos del Chaco National Park with its arid country vegetation.

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Tour Mbaracayú

Mbaracayú Biosphere Reserve includes two of the most important ecorregions in the world: the savannah ecosystems of the Cerrado and the humid Atlantic Forest. These two habitats have high levels of biodiversity as well as very high levels of species endemism. Unfortunately, they are also amongst the most threatened.

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