AMAZON BOAT EXPEDITION
12 DAYS AMAZON ECO-ADVENTURE
1st Day: - SOLIMÃ�ES RIO NEGRO
Pick up from the lobby of your hotel 08:30 a.m. to the Manaus Harbor. Presentation on board of our boat staff, (cook, captain and sailor ),( our captain are a licensed river pilot for many years). Departure downstream to the Rio Negro take pictures of the houses built on stilts, see the Panair native floating port built on logs, then arrive to the stunning meeting of the waters of the Rio Negro and SolimÃµes River where the guide will gave you detailed information then continue to the Januari Ecologic Park where you will do some activities, to see the Amazon water Lilies, Lunch on the boat, fishing for piranhas and a canoe trip through the small creeks where you will see monkeys and birds then return to the big boat and continue traveling upstream on the Rio SalimÃµes in the heart of Amazon.
â�� Breakfast, depart for an educational forest walk for to learn about the Amazon medacine plants, during the walk the guide will pass his knowledge about medicinal plants and the Amazon trees of the rainforest, then return to the boat for lunch, after the lunch leave for paddle canoe trip, travel through the narrow channels or flooded forest, stopping frequently looking for animals that are found along these channels, is very probable to see fresh water river dolphins ( pink and grey ). Return to the boat for dinner and leave to see the alligators (caimans) return sleep.
- Early sunrise tour to see the wake up of the birds life, breakfast, visit to local natives home. These native maintain a traditional lifestyle and they are proud people who are happy to show their way of life you will get explanation from our guide.
Back to the boat, lunch and continue traveling.
Meeting the people and learning about their culture. Lunch, depart in canoe to look for the fresh water dolphins and canoe trip in small rivers and lakes, dinner and over night.
Breakfast, departure down stream of the SolimÃµes River and continue up straem of the Rio Negro where you will do the following activities in the negro region until the 12th day:
- Stop at a water falls to take a swim, visit Nova AirÃ£o village where you will swim and touch the dolphins, Stop in front of the Ariau Amazon Tree Top Lodge to take picture from the boat of the 5th biggest lodge in the world that is built on stilts above the ground and between the trees, do jungle walk to learn about the different land formation, medicine plants, eco-system, different trees, see dense forest, travel to the Anavilhanas Archipielago Islands Eco-reserve which is the largest chain link of islands in the world made up of some 400 islands where you will see the wonderful tributaries around it and through these islands with a fantastic wildlife. You will visit the native home to learn about their culture and living.
After breakfast, travel back to Manaus stop to take a swim in the tea-colored waters of the Rio Negro at the famous Ponta Negra Beach, lunch, continue destination to Manaus arriving approx. 3:00 pm, take you to the hotel or back to the airport end of our service.
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