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5-Day Complete Amazon: Boat Expedition

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Day 1 : Arrival in Manaus

Visiting: Manaus

Airport arrival at Manaus, the capital of the Brazilian Amazon and the central point to start all excursions into the Amazon jungle. Transfer to accommodation. Once there, we will have free time for the rest of the day; we can use the opportunity to visit the Amazon Theatre, the Municipal Market and the Manaus Port.

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  • Budget Lodging: Hotel Go Inn Manaus

Day 2 : Begin Amazon Expedition

Visiting: Amazon

In the morning, the expedition along the Amazon River will begin at the Manaus Port in a private boat that will accommodate us for 4 days. At the beginning of the journey we will arrive at the “encontro das águas” location where the waters of the Rio Negro and the Rio Solimões meet without mixing. Afterward, we will enter the river in small rafts to fish for piranhas and observe the caimans. Accommodation aboard boat in hammocks.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Private Amazon Vessel

Day 3 : Local Community and Swim with Pink Dolphins

Visiting: Amazon

We will continue along the Rio Negro to meet the Aracajuba community, where we will see the habits, traditions, and crafts of the natives. In the afternoon, we will visit a riverside family and their manioc flour houses, and besides, we will have the opportunity to meet and swim with the pink dolphins of the Amazon, living freely in the river. Later we will have a canoe ride that will end with dinner by moonlight.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Private Amazon Vessel

Day 4 : Caboclo Village and Jungle Survival

Visiting: Amazon

We will wake up to go for a swim in the river and, after breakfast, we will visit Terra Preta caboclo village in the ecological reserve of the Anavilhanas. In the afternoon, we leave the boat for a jungle survival experience. Accompanied by a native guide, we will hike through the rain forest learning survival skills, such as how to extract water and milk from trees, primitive hunting techniques, and medicinal properties of various plants. Then, we set up hammocks and prepare a campfire meal to enjoy like true caboclos.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Jungle Camping

Day 5 : Departure

Visiting: Amazon

We will pack up the camp and begin our journey back to the river, arriving at the boat to enjoy a well deserved swim. After that, we will travel downriver to the Rubber Tree Museum, to learn about this element’s historical importance for the region. Transfer to the airport of Manaus for departure to your next destination.

  • Meals: BL

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