From Pousada Trijunção – amidst an oasis of 33,000 protected hectares – guests explore the extraordinary bio diversity of Brazil’s great savannah, the Cerrado. Get to know intimately the region’s fauna and flora, and return inspired and impacted with it’s beauty as well as learning of the conservation challenges faced.
In biodiversity the Cerrado is the richest savannah in the world, home to more than 850 species of birds, 251 mammals, 482 reptiles and amphibians and 1,200 fish as well as 13,000 plant species (about 5% of all plant species of the world). Currently there remains less than 50% of the original area in Brazil, and it is estimated that 150 species of animals are at risk of extinction as a result of destruction or damage to their habitat. The jaguar, ocelot, armadillo, anteater, maned wolf and grey eagle are among these species.
At Trijuncao itself guests can see more than 210 species of birds (including Blue and Yellow, and Red macaws), Maned Wolf (see below Oncafari + rare jaguars, black panthers, pumas etc), Giant Anteaters, tapirs, armadillos
Located uniquely at the meeting point of 3 Brazilian states - Goiás, Bahia and Minas Gerais - Pousada Trijunção is 388 km’s from Brasilia, accessed by a 5 hour car journey or 30 minute light aircraft.
Delicious cuisine here celebrates the heritage of the region and it’s products, and the pousada has just 7 rooms combining the rusticity and character of the region with comfort and luxury. All of the rooms have King size beds, are decorated with crafts and typical photos of the Cerrado and have air-conditioning, 600-thread cotton linen, Natura products, towels and Trousseau robes as standard. All have the option of a single bed added, and most of the suites include a living room and a private balcony.
- The Master Suite (1) approx 90 sq metres with a living room, terraces, and a large bathroom with ofuro hot tub.
- The Premium Suites (3) are spacious, approx 60 sq metres with bedroom and living room.
- Standard Suites (3) approx 30 sq metres
Fully guided excursions reveal the beauty of the region. Endangered Maned Wolf inhabit this land and in partnership with the NGO Onçafari, Trijunção maintains a research project dedicated to their preservation. Guests can visit the project - and witness its greatest star in his home habitat. Other excursions include kayak trips on the Rio Formoso, bicycle tours (3km-5km-10km), birdwatching (there are more than 210 species of birds seen at the Fazenda), a visit to the Grande Sertão Veredas Park, stargazing, alligator night spotting by kayak, and a eco-safari by night.
The pousada has plenty of comfortable communal spaces that open onto the beautiful bird filled gardens, and books that celebrate Brazil's natural and cultural beauty abound. For relaxation there is also a small pool, ofuro and massage room.