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Amazon Turtle Lodge

Amazon Turtle Kayak

This package is for those who really like the adventure. They will be taking part in all activities. The adventure Begins from the Amazon Turtle Lodge by Kayak with a tour guide and native tour guide from the Mamori region. A motorized canoe (15HP) will be available for further locomotion as need.

Kayaking in the Amazon
Amazon Turtle Kayak – Adventure in the Amazon

These areas are perfect for activities by paddling canoes, this way you will have more chances to see animals and photograph as we approach them.

The Packages

Package highlights

  • Visit the fish and fruit market (Ceasa);
  • Visit the Meeting of Waters;
  • Alligator spotting;
  • Walk trails and meeting the Medicinal plants;
  • Survival techniques in the jungle;
  • Meeting the pink dolphins;
  • Visit the caboclo's house;
  • All tours by Kayaking;
  • Birdwatching;
  • Tours exploring the flooded jungle.

Day 1: Meeting the Mamori river and Tracajá lake

At 08:00 a.m. Leave the hotel 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 (Encontro das Aguas). 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 at the lodge: freshwater fish, beef (meat), chicken, salads and exotic fruits from the Amazon (buffet style). After lunch, we will take Kayaks to start the adventure:

  • Tour around the lodge to recognize the region and techniques to experience on the kayaks during all trip;
  • Time to observe the pristine and varying landscapes of the region;
  • Opportunity to observe and enjoy the great diversity of animals found in the área;
  • The first day experience will take about 5 hours by kayaking.

Dinner will be served at 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, and soon After dinner, free time to relax at lodge and recharge energy for next day.

Day 2: Exploring the jungle by kayaking

After breakfast around 08:30 a.m. leave for full day kayaking observing wondrous of nature, bird watching and all types of different wildlife we might come across on the kayaks. All meals will be done in camps on the banks of the rivers and by the way, will do some fishing to try and catch some fish for lunch and dinner.

Experiences of the day:

  • Full day kayaking
  • Contemplation of Amazon Fauna and Flora
  • Rustic Fishing
  • First night sleeping in hammocks on the camp base

Dinner 06:30 p.m. and after dinner you have opportunity to see the beautiful glow of the moon and hear the sounds of the creatures wondering around in the jungle bellow our hammocks as this night we will be camping sleeping in hammocks.

Day 3: Sunrise, birdwatching & the amazon rainforest

Around 05:30 a.m. we go for early morning sunrise kayaking and bird watching. After breakfast around 08:30 a.m. go on a jungle trek where you will learn a bit about survival with our experienced guides, he shows tactics how to use wine as ropes, how to climb trees, how to find water and also food. At 12:00 p.m. lunch back at Amazon Turtle Lodge.

Experiences of the day:

  • Piranha Fishing
  • Alligator spotting
  • Rustic Fishing
  • Last nigjt sleeping in the camping

12:30 – Faremos uma pausa para nosso almoço nas margens do rio, à base de frutas e sanduíches. Este momento é ideal para refletir sobre os lugares por onde passamos, e as maravilhas descobertas durante nossa aventura remando por caminhos fluviais.

Day 4: Meeting dolphins, caboclo's house and back to Manaus

Casa de caboclo na beira do rio (caminhos fluviais)
Caboclo house on the river’s edge (river paths)

Breakfast at 07:30 a.m., during this morning, we will leave the lodge by Kayak to observe the fresh water pink and grey dolphins on small channels (Igarapés), flooded forest areas Iigapós) and on the rivers and lakes, just paddling and hearing the sounds of jungle. Also have the opportunity to visit local native people known as Ribeirinhos or Caboclos, visit their homes.

Experiences of the day:

  • Meeting the Dolphins
  • Tour by kayak through the flooded forest
  • Visit the Caboclo's house

Lunch 12:00 p.m. at Amazon Turtle Lodge. Transfer at 02:00 p.m.

Back to Manaus using the same itinerary, around 05:00 p.m. arrival at Manaus.

Drop off can have the choice Manaus International Airport Eduardo Gomes or Manaus Down Town.

Package highlights

  • Visit the fish and fruit market (Ceasa);
  • Visit the Meeting of Waters;
  • Piranha fishing;
  • Alligator spotting;
  • Walk trails and meeting the medicinal plants;
  • Survival techniques in the jungle;
  • Meeting the pink dolphins;
  • Visit the caboclo's house;
  • Opportunity to visit local school;
  • Visit the rubber and cassava plantations;
  • Opportunity to see the rubber gum tree (seringueira);
  • Observe the process of fabrication of the natural rubber;
  • All experience by Kayaking.

Day 1: Meeting the Mamori river and Tracajá lake

At 08:00 a.m. Leave the hotel 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 (Encontro das Aguas). 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 at the lodge: freshwater fish, beef (meat), chicken, salads and exotic fruits from the Amazon (buffet style). After lunch, we will take Kayaks to start the adventure:

  • Tour around the lodge to recognize the region and techniques to experience on the kayaks during all trip;
  • Time to observe the pristine and varying landscapes of the region;
  • Opportunity to observe and enjoy the great diversity of animals found in the área;
  • The first day experience will take about 5 hours by kayaking.

Dinner will be served at 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, and soon After dinner, free time to relax at lodge and recharge energy for next day.

Day 2: Birdwatching & jungle trekking

05:30 a.m. We leave the Amazon Turtle lodge to the sunrise and bird watching tour by kayak, a wonderful opportunity to experience the majestic Amazon and all its creatures awaking with the sun. We will return in time for breakfast. It will be served at 07:30 p.m. At 08:30 a.m. put on your walking boots and get ready for an exciting trek in the jungle, to learn about jungle survival techniques and medicinal plants with our experienced jungle tour guides. It is a unique opportunity to learn about Amazon Biodiversity. At 12:30 p.m. lunch and relax time until the next adventure. At 03:00 p.m. we will go piranha fishing. Just to let you know on this adventure you have to catch piranha or something else. Otherwise there will be no dinner (just joking!!!).

Experiences of the day:

  • Jungle Trekking
  • Survival Techniques
  • Medicial plants
  • Alligator Spotting

Day 3: Full day in tune with nature & contemplating the sunset

05:30 a.m. Morning walk to observe the awakening of birds and other animals of daytime habit. After sunrise we will return for breakfast, and soon after we will prepare for a day full of adventures and activities:

  • We will explore the region in kayaks, accompanied by our specialized guides
  • Contemplation of different scenarios in the region, observing the natural exuberance of the rainforest
  • We will row the lakes in the Mamori and Juma region

We leave the lodge after breakfast for a full day exploring by Kayak the Region of Mamori and Juma. Looking for the birds and animal. Along the day we will have a lot of activities. Kayaking in the flooded forest (Igapó) be closer to nature and also paddling by kayak in an open area to check how you are doing. Lunch at the river bank, (fruits and sandwiches), a break for us to have a rest and relax can a good idea at this moment. After this we have to be ready to go by Kayak to explore more of the region and come in the late afternoon, if we are lucky, we will see a fantastic “Sunset” and get fascinated with the beginning of the night. At 07:00 p.m. Dinner and a good relax time following by a nice and good Caipirinha.

Experiences of the Day:

  • Contemplate the Amazon biodiversity
  • Sunset tour
  • Exploring the Mamori and Juma lake
Cipó (flora amazônica)
Cipó (Amazonian flora)

Day 4: Caboclo's House, rubber plantations & jungle trekking

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Caboclo house on the river’s edge (river paths)

At 08:30 a.m. We will have the opportunity to visit a caboclo’s house to learn about their customs and culture and traditions. We’ll visit rubber and cassava plantations and other interesting points to see and feel the way of life of the local native people. This is a great opportunity to take photos of the local custom see how collect fruits in the jungle as: Brazil nuts, herbs, vegetables and spices. Check out how they prepare their food using all this goods and if you want can even taste some of this exotic products. At 12:30 p.m. lunch and you will have a free time to relax and make reflection about the adventure that you just had. If you do prefer a second jungle trek tour to get know more about medical plants. Tour guide will give information of medical plants and for what sickness they can be used, informations that has been passed through generation to generation of native Indian tribes of the Amazon. You will have an opportunity to see the rubber gum tree (seringueira), see how is the process of fabrication of the natural rubber by the extraction of the latex from the trunk of the tree without chopping the tree. Return to Amazon Turtle Lodge. 07:00 p.m. Dinner.

Experiences of the Day:

  • Visit the caboclo's house
  • Visit the rubber and cassava plantations
  • Jungle Trek
  • Opportunity to see the rubber gum tree (seringueira)
  • Observe the process of fabrication of the natural rubber

Return to Amazon Turtle Lodge – 07:00 p.m. Dinner.

Day 5: Meeting the dolphins & time to return to Manaus

Breakfast at 08:00 a.m. During this morning we will leave the lodge by kayak to observe the fresh water dolphins (Pink and Grey) at small channels (Igarapés), flooded forest (Igapós) by the rivers and lakes.

Experiences of the Day:

  • Meeting the Dolphins
  • Visit a ribeirinhos community
  • Opportunity to visit a local school

We also will visit school at native village give you the opportunity to see how is the life of those people that live in the banks of the rivers in the jungle. The people called as (Ribeirinhos or Caboclo's).

12:00 p.m. Lunch and transfer 02:00 p.m.

Back to Manaus using the same itinerary and around 05:00 p.m. – arrival in Manaus.

Drop off at hotel or Airport.

What is included

  • Transfers In and Out to the Amazon Turtle Lodge;
  • Private bungalow (SGL/DBL/TPL);
  • Accommodation on beds with mosquito nets;
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner);
  • During meals: mineral water and seasonal fruit juices;
  • All tours mentioned on programme;
  • English or Spanish speaking tour guides.

What is not included

  • Travel insurance of any kind;
  • Alcoholic beverages, such as beer and wine, which can be arranged per your request for moderate consumption.

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

  • Due to the extreme nature and risks associated with these trips, we strongly recommend that you take individual travel insurance that reflects your personal and family histories;
  • We inspect the vessels we work with regularly, and carry safety, first aid, and emergency equipment on board;
  • We are also connected with logistics for patient removal by helicopter services available in the region if needed;
  • For your trip, we will also be carrying a low refrigeration antidote for snakebites. It is very unlikely that we will need it, but we take every precaution available to us;
  • Manaus has two very good hospitals, one specializing in tropical medicine;
  • We assume no responsibilities for lost or damaged items and personal equipment and gear during the trip, unless it happens by negligence from our part.

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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