Boat Expeditions

Anavilhanas Expedition

Rivers are roads in Amazonia, and riverboat expeditions are a uniquely Amazonian experience. You can navigate narrow tributaries of the Rio Negro and Amazon River and you will be deep into the forest, the home to abundant aquatic life.

Yes, you deserve this experience!


Expedition route

Experiences along the Expedition

Durante 4dias/3noites você vivenciará experiências como: Visita ao encontro dos rios Negro e Solimões, conhecerá  uma tribo indígena e ouvirá suas histórias, cultura e costumas. Visita ao Arquipélago Anavilhanas, vislumbrar a beleza e harmonia dos botos cor-de-rosa. Poderá observar a revoada  de pássaros e  visitar a comunidade do lago Acajatuba, no rio Negro.

09:00 a.m. The program begins with a cruise down the river, visiting the meeting of the waters (Negro and Solimões River), Then a short visit to a floating Village with 30 families, (it is a very interesting place, where the guest will be able to observe how people live on floating houses) and then we will go to Janauarilandia Park, to have a catwalk view of the giant water lilies. 12:30 p.m. Lunch on the board. Afterwards the group will do an excursion in small canoes into the Igapós (annually flooded forest).
  • Departure by boat from Janauarilandia to Jacareubal
  • Dinner on board
  • Overnight in cabins
06:00 a.m. Departure to Arara River / **Breakfast on board 08:30 a.m. Trekking in the Rainforest with a tour guide and a local guide from the Arara Community. During the trek, the group will get information about the flora and fauna of the region, including medicinal plants.  After trekking lunch on board and time for swimming in the river.
  • Afternoon – Piranha Fishing, and Sunset tour
  • 06: 30 p.m. Dinner on board
  • Overnight on the Anavilhanas islands
Back to the boat for Breakfast on board. Departure to acajatuba village visit a native community (it is a small village with a church and a school. These people are a mixed ethnic background). Lunch on board 12:00 p.m. Afternoon interactions with pink dolphins.
  • Canoes trip on the ARIAU River to see monkeys and try to see some wild life;
  • Dinner night tour see some more wild life and alligator’s;
  • Overnight on board.
Breakfast interactions with pink dolphins. Lunch visit Sateren Native village lunch transfer back to Manaus. Arrives around 17:00 p.m.

Details for better use of your experience

Accommodation: As it is a private trip, the boat can be selected according to the client's preferences


What is included

What is not included

Travel insurance

What to bring in the backpack

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

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