Leave the hotel at 08:00 a.m. by car to the river port Ceasa (20 minutes). Take a speedboat to the village “Careiro da Varzea” (30 minutes). At this point we will be passing the meeting of the waters, where the Negro and Solimões Rivers meet (Meeting of Waters). This is where the Amazon River is formed, flowing from this area all the way to the Atlantic Ocean. It is truly a magnificent sight to see. The two rivers run side by side without mixing for many kilometers and you will most likely be visited by a few curious river dolphins as well.
After a stop at the fruit market, take a bus or van to the Araça River via the Manaus-Porto Velho highway (40 minutes BR319). By boat we will pass through many lakes and small wildlife abundant creeks, where you will have the opportunity to see the incredible giant Amazon water lilies (Vitoria Regia) with their enormous floating leaves.
You will also pass by native villages and the floating houses of Caboclo`s village. This length of the trip is ideal for observing wildlife due to the abundance of many varied species, such as birds, alligators, fish, sloth, and monkeys. During this trip to the lodge you have the opportunity to stumble on a creature at anytime. Arrival at Amazon Turtle Lodge after 50 minutes ride by boat, it is scheduled arrival around 12:00 p.m.
Lunch will be served: fresh water fish, beef (meat), chicken, salads and exotic fruits from the Amazon (buffet style).
Dinner will be served in the restaurant of the Amazon Turtle Lodge at 07:30 p.m., a delicious buffet including fresh water fish, beef (meat), chicken, salads and exotic fruits from the Amazon.
At 08:00 a.m. we visit natives a caboclo's house to learn about their customs and culture.
At 12:00 p.m. lunch and you will have opportunity to experience some of those things that you saw by the natives houses (fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs).
By the afternoon piranha fishing and Dinner at 07:30 p.m., after we leave on canoe for night wildlife watching and also the alligator spotting with flash light, we will catch it with bear hands (this is something that you should not try at home). You will have opportunity to take photos and hold it if you want.
08:00 – After breakfast, we continue with the last activity of the day:
After lunch return to Manaus. Arrival expected at 5:00 pm, ending at a hotel or airport.
We recommend a medium Backpack, which will be used during your jungle adventure, with the following items:
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