Amazon Trekking

Amazon Trekking Expeditions

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A special tour for who want to explore the Amazon rainforest having authentic experiences, knowing the culture of local people, and contemplate the beauties of Amazon. This package includes amazon jungle trekking, sleeping in hammocks in our base (amazon floating house) adventure and eco tours.

Differential of this itinerary

Day 1: From Manaus to the Amazon Rainforest

Pick up by car at hotel, guests will transfer to the port of Ceasa, where guests will leave car and take a speed boat, to cross from the Negro River to the Solimões River. Guests will visit the famous Meeting of the Waters (the Negro River meeting the Solimões River to form the Amazon River).

Arriving at Careiro on the Solimões River guests will leave speed boat and again travel by car for about thirty (30) minutes – forty (40) kilometers on the trans Amazonian Highway – BR319 to the Araça River. Here guests will take another speed boat, traveling for nearly two (02) hours on the Mamori River. On the way guests will have a chance to see many different species of birds and also caimans (a South American relative of the Crocodile).

Arriving at the (amazon floating house), guests will Prepare hammocks and have lunch. After lunch a little relaxation time, after which guests will go out on a Reconnaissance Tour in a small canoe.

Return to the base Camp – Dinner – After dinner guests will go on a nocturnal excursion to spot Caimans, and listen to the sounds of the Rain Forest at night. During this excursion your guide your Rain Forest guide will try catch a caiman by hand. The history, physical characteristics, and the gestation period will be explained to guests. Return to the Base Camp.

Day 2: The start of survival trip & first overnight in the jungle

05:00 a.m. Bird Watching Tour – Breakfast. After breakfast guests will do a hike in the Rain Forest. Lunch – After lunch guests will leave by canoe to the next camping in the Rain Forest.

Arriving will prepare camp and have dinner – After dinner, nocturnal excursion by paddle canoe with a torch light to try to spot animals and nocturnal birds and also listen to the sounds of the Rain Forest at night (different parts of the Rain Forest have got different kinds of sounds at night).

Guests will be able for a short period to live as a Native Amazonense people. It will be a life time lasting memory.

Day 3: Welcome to the jungle - Mamori river region

Early morning tour sunrise and Bird watching, the best time to see the animals, the fishes and Pink Dolphins of the Amazon -Breakfast and tme to another rainforest Hike.

The Amazon Rain Forest is made up of different types of primary jungle, which has different Eco – Systems and is also the home to different species of vegetation, animals, birds, and insects, as such the two (02) hikes will help you to see and to understand better the Amazon Rain Forest. Lunch.

After lunch guests, with their guide and canoe driver will fish for dinner, with hand lines and also rods. Various species of fish are in the Amazon; your guide will give you the name or names and characteristics of any fish caught. Dinner – After dinner guests will go spear fishing.

Day 4: Jungle trek and birdwatching

Canoeing and Birdwatching Tour – Breakfast. After breakfast guests will do a reconnaissance tour of the Igapó (annually flooded forest) Lunch.

After guests will go to a native’s house (on the Tracajá Maia Guest House) Free Time. Dinner – Free Night. Should guests wish to do nocturnal excursions please inform your guide.

Day 5: Exploring new ecosystems: canoeing & fishing

Birdwatching Tour and swim in the rivers in the fresh waters of the Amazon rainforest. Breakfast.  After breakfast, guests will visit an area to see rubber trees. Your guide will explain about the rubber boom in the Amazon, and also how rubber was harvested and processed. Lunch.

All day our adventurous will be exploring the regions around the mamori river where our adventurous can have a special tune with nature.

Day 6: Flooded jungle & Contemplating the beauties of amazon rainforest

Dawn in the forest, a morning stroll to contemplate the flock of birds, and swim in the cool waters of the Mamori River.

Breakfast and, soon after, visit to a rubber plantation area. The guide will explain about the history of the rubber boom in the Amazon and how rubber was harvested and processed in those golden days.

Lunch break and return to Manaus with expected arrival at 05:00 p.m.

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A special tour for who want to explore the Amazon rainforest having authentic experiences, knowing the culture of local people, and contemplate the beauties of Amazon. This package includes amazon jungle trekking, sleeping in hammocks in our base (amazon floating house) adventure and eco tours.

Differential of this itinerary

Day 1: From Manaus to the Amazon Rainforest

Pick up by car at hotel, guests will transfer to the port of Ceasa, where guests will leave car and take a speed boat, to cross from the Negro River to the Solimões River. Guests will visit the famous Meeting of the Waters (the Negro River meeting the Solimões River to form the Amazon River).

Arriving at Careiro on the Solimões River guests will leave speed boat and again travel by car for about thirty (30) minutes – forty (40) kilometers on the trans Amazonian Highway – BR319 to the Araça River. Here guests will take another speed boat, traveling for nearly two (02) hours on the Mamori River. On the way guests will have a chance to see many different species of birds and also caimans (a South American relative of the Crocodile).

Arriving at the (amazon floating house), guests will Prepare hammocks and have lunch. After lunch a little relaxation time, after which guests will go out on a Reconnaissance Tour in a small canoe.

Return to the base Camp – Dinner – After dinner guests will go on a nocturnal excursion to spot Caimans, and listen to the sounds of the Rain Forest at night. During this excursion your guide your Rain Forest guide will try catch a caiman by hand. The history, physical characteristics, and the gestation period will be explained to guests. Return to the Base Camp.

Day 2: The start of survival trip & first overnight in the jungle

05:00 a.m. Bird Watching Tour – Breakfast. After breakfast guests will do a hike in the Rain Forest. Lunch – After lunch guests will leave by canoe to the next camping in the Rain Forest.

Arriving will prepare camp and have dinner – After dinner, nocturnal excursion by paddle canoe with a torch light to try to spot animals and nocturnal birds and also listen to the sounds of the Rain Forest at night (different parts of the Rain Forest have got different kinds of sounds at night).

Guests will be able for a short period to live as a Native Amazonense people. It will be a life time lasting memory.

Day 3: Welcome to the jungle - Mamori river region

Early morning tour sunrise and Bird watching, the best time to see the animals, the fishes and Pink Dolphins of the Amazon -Breakfast and tme to another rainforest Hike.

The Amazon Rain Forest is made up of different types of primary jungle, which has different Eco – Systems and is also the home to different species of vegetation, animals, birds, and insects, as such the two (02) hikes will help you to see and to understand better the Amazon Rain Forest. Lunch.

After lunch guests, with their guide and canoe driver will fish for dinner, with hand lines and also rods. Various species of fish are in the Amazon; your guide will give you the name or names and characteristics of any fish caught. Dinner – After dinner guests will go spear fishing.

Day 4: Jungle trek and birdwatching

Canoeing and Birdwatching Tour – Breakfast. After breakfast guests will do a reconnaissance tour of the Igapó (annually flooded forest) Lunch.

After guests will go to a native’s house (on the Tracajá Maia Guest House) Free Time. Dinner – Free Night. Should guests wish to do nocturnal excursions please inform your guide.

Day 5: Exploring new ecosystems: canoeing & fishing

Birdwatching Tour and swim in the rivers in the fresh waters of the Amazon rainforest. Breakfast.  After breakfast, guests will visit an area to see rubber trees. Your guide will explain about the rubber boom in the Amazon, and also how rubber was harvested and processed. Lunch.

All day our adventurous will be exploring the regions around the mamori river where our adventurous can have a special tune with nature.

Day 6: Flooded jungle & Contemplating the beauties of amazon rainforest

Breakfast and  all day out. We will be exploring the region of the lake. Lunch will be in the  jungle. Back to the camp around 07:00 p.m. Free night and time to relax.

Day 7: Sunrise tour and birdwatching

Breakfast and Kayak around camp. This tour require energy to keep paddling and exploring the riverways, so relax and go on. Excellent opportunity to the observation of rich biodiversity of the mamori river.

Lunch will be served around 01:30 p.m. After, return to Manaus and arrival around 05:00 p.m. Drop off can be at the airport or hotel of your choice.

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The Amazon Trekking Expedition itinerary is suitable for adventurers physically prepared for the extreme conditions that are used during the experience , a script involving jungle survival activities, where each participant is responsible for carrying their own equipment: water, hammock, blanket, rowing, including backpacks as well as all the material needed for this adventure.

Differential of this itinerary

Day 1: From Manaus to the Amazon Rainforest

08:00 a.m. Pick up at Hotel – Transfer to the river port Ceasa, visiting the local fruit market at the harbor, speedboat visiting the meeting of the waters, where  Negro and  Solimões rivers meet, forming the Amazon River. Arrival in Careiro village – road trip by a van on the highway BR 319.

Fast stop along the way to see water lilies: Vitoria-Régia. Then we get a speedboat to the Mamorí River, we will take more  50 minutes by a speedboat trip to get our jungle lodge:  Amazon Turtle Lodge base.

Day 2: The start of survival trip & first overnight in the jungle

Breakfast and the start of the survival trip. Leave the guest lodge, and take the way for the jungle trek. All day trekking. Late afternoon, time to stop and to prepare the camp and overnight in the jungle.

Experiences of the day:

Guests will be able for a short period to live as a Native Amazonense people. It will be a life time lasting memory.

Day 3: Welcome to the jungle - Mamori river region

Early morning tour sunrise and Bird watching, the best time to see the animals, the fishes and Pink Dolphins of the Amazon -Breakfast and tme to another rainforest Hike.

The Amazon Rain Forest is made up of different types of primary jungle, which has different Eco – Systems and is also the home to different species of vegetation, animals, birds, and insects, as such the two (02) hikes will help you to see and to understand better the Amazon Rain Forest. Lunch.

After lunch guests, with their guide and canoe driver will fish for dinner, with hand lines and also rods. Various species of fish are in the Amazon; your guide will give you the name or names and characteristics of any fish caught. Dinner – After dinner guests will go spear fishing.

The food found during this walk will serve as a base for lunch and dinner on this day.

Overnight at the camp, and another night surviving the Amazon jungle.

Day 4: Jungle trek and birdwatching

In the morning 06:00 a.m. bird watching and jungle trekking. Now it´s time to move to another river and base camp. This is the time that the adventurous has to cross some small rivers, so they can get to the boat again to get stop and to prepare the camp to overnight.

Day 5: Exploring new ecosystems: canoeing & fishing

After breakfast, canoeing in the small creeks but also looking for food, lunch, dinner, and anything that is possible to eat from the jungle.  Time to prepare camp and before going to sleep do some canoeing again to observe the nocturnal animals and fishing, with luck we can catch some of the 2.500 different kinds of fish of the Amazon. The ACARA fish can be just perfect for lunch in the next day.

Overnight out in the jungle in tune with the Amazon rainfore

Day 6: Flooded jungle & Contemplating the beauties of amazon rainforest

Special canoe trip in entire the Igapós and Igarapés (small rivers tributaries) to observe birds, sloth, insects and maybe some monkeys. In the afternoon fishing for dinner:  Maybe we have a chance to catch the famous Tucunaré, the Peacock Bass, piranha or catfishes. Overnight in the forest in the middle of nowhere in the jungle. A real jungle experience!

Day 7: Sunrise tour and birdwatching

Early morning 05:30 a.m. sunrise trip to observe the black howler monkeys and the black-capped capuchin monkeys, Red Macaws, many birds are just starting to feed, a nice time of the day to see the animals. Afternoon, the activities can be combined with our tour guide, according to your preference.

Day 8: Meeting the dolphins & amazonian biodiversity

After Breakfast, transfer back to base camp.  During the afternoon we will try to make contacts with dolphins, which live in groups around this region. Sometimes the dolphins can approach us, but most of the time stay a certain distance. This tour it is a very special moment to contemplate the rich biodiversity of Amazon rainforest.

Day 9: Rubber & manioc plantations - Overnight at Amazon Turtle Lodge

After breakfast, in the morning, visit to the rubber and manioc plantations and go there to see the process making manioc flour. Evening a big dinner with family, barbecue and some caipirinhas to celebrate the success of the adventure and the last night at Amazon Turtle Lodge.

Day 10: Time to leave Amazon rainforest - Welcome to Manaus

Special canoe trip in entire the Igapós and Igarapés (small rivers tributaries) to observe birds, sloth, insects and maybe some monkeys. In the afternoon fishing for dinner:  Maybe we have a chance to catch the famous Tucunaré, the Peacock Bass, piranha or catfishes. Overnight in the forest in the middle of nowhere in the jungle. A real jungle experience!

What is included

What is not included

What to bring in the backpack

We recommend a medium Backpack, which will be used during your jungle adventure, with the following items:

Travel insurance

Passport, vaccinations and health report

We will need copies of the picture page of your passport and vaccination cards. Recommended that you take the yellow fever shot and bring medications for any existing previous conditions you may have. I am personally against taking the malaria pill, and there is no proof of its effectiveness.

The side effects can also be greater than the symptoms sometimes, and there are very few cases detected in a single year, but it this is ultimately your choice. Please let us know of any existing conditions you may have that we should be aware of, such as allergies, diabetes, heart and blood pressure problems. We will keep this information confidential.

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