Encounter one of the most famous places on the planet as you cruise along the Amazon River, camp in the rainforest, and spot wildlife such as sloth, monkeys, and dolphins. Locate your inner wild child, and enjoy a 3-day adventure led by an expert guide.
What to Expect
The Amazon is the most famous and notorious tropical rain forest and river basin in the world, spanning the borders of 8 countries. This is a rare chance to encounter the wonders and challenges of the Amazon in just 3 days, led by a professional and friendly guide.
Learn about the diverse species of plant and animal life that call the Amazon River home. The Amazon is one of the world’s last refuges for jaguars, harpy eagles and pink dolphins– its thousands of tree species are home to southern two-toed sloth, pygmy marmosets, saddleback, emperor Tamarins and Goeldi monkeys.
Camp out in the expanse of the rainforest, and witness spectacular sunsets and sun rises. Travel by boat and canoe, fish for piranhas, and snooze in hammocks. This is an adventure for those wild at heart.
With accommodation, transportation, food, and an expert guide already organized for you, spend 3 days free from all the normal stresses of traveling, and witness one of the wildest places on this planet.
8:30: Pick-up from the lobby of your hotel
9:00: Departure from Manaus port by speed boat (regular transportation, approx. 30 min) crossing the Rio Negro to the village of Cacau Pirera. You will travel by car (approx. 50 minutes) to the village of Paricatuba. From this village you will travel by motorized canoe to the Lodge (located approx. 85 km from Manaus),
12:00:Arrival at lodge and lunch.
Afternoon:After lunch with our bilingual guide you will take a canoe trip through small creeks and go fishing for piranhas. A nocturnal expedition will allow you to see alligators and other wildlife that are hidden during the day time.
Morning: Breakfast, followed by an educational jungle walk for approx. 2.5 hours. During the walk the guide will teach you about medicinal plants and the trees of the Amazon rainforest. The high altitude means different plant life,bigger trees and a dense forest.
Return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, take a paddling canoe trip through small channels (Igarapés)or flooded lands (Igapós),depending on the season.
Morning:Early sunrise tour, breakfast,and a visit to the home of local natives. These "Caboclos" maintain a traditional lifestyle and they are proud people who are happy to share their way of living. Here our guide will also explain about local farming techniques. Back to lodge, lunch and free time for swimming in the tea-colored waters of the Rio Negro and prepare to travel back to Manaus arriving around 17:00.
- Hotel pick-up only
- Mineral water
- Tropical fruits
- English-speaking guide
- All activities listed in itinerary
What's Not Included
- Airport drop-off
- Beer and soft drinks
- Hotel drop off
Know Before You Go
• Please bring insect repellent, raincoat, and sunscreen.