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Amazon Survival Trip – 4 Days & 3 Nights

Amazon Survival Trip – 4 Days & 3 Nights

$540 / per person
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Joshua’s Amazon Expeditions will guide you on an Amazon survival tour   for people interested in having maximum contact with nature and learning as much possible about the forest. This trip is  in the south of Manaus in the Juma area, 100 kilometres away from the city. On this tour all nights are spent camping in the Amazon Jungle.

Itinerary

Day 1

At 08:00am you will be transferred from the hotel to the Ceasa port. There a speedboat is used to take the group to the meeting of the waters (the point where the Negro river and the Solimões River meet). From there the group is taken to the village of Careiro da Vazea on the other side of the river. The entire Boat-ride takes about 40 minutes. At Careiro da Vazea the journey continues by car for about 50 minutes to the River Paraná do Mamori. From there the last part of the journey is by speedboat for about 45 minutes reaching the lodge around 11:30am where the lunch is served.

At 02:30pm the activities begin, the group leaves by motorized boat to the camping place for the next days, there you will be in a camp and set up your hammocks to overnight.

Day 2

At 05:30am a canoe trip is done to watch the sunrise and to get a close-up view of the forest waking up to a new day.  At 07:00am breakfast is served and then at 08:00am a jungle walk starts and it goes up to 11:30am. During the walk, the guide explains valuable information about the forest. Much is learned about medicinal plants, spiders, trees and sometimes there is chance to spot some monkeys.

The afternoon activity starts at 3pm. It is canoeing in the flooded forest and in the small channels. It is a great opportunity to see and learn about the flora and fauna of this fantastic Amazon jungle. At night leave by boat to do the Caiman sporting, back to camp to overnight.

Day 3

from 08:00am to 11:00am a visit is made to a local family house to learn about their simple and fantastic way of living in the forest.

 

In the afternoon you will leave by boat to a spot where you will go fishing for some piranhas and other species of fish. You will then return to camp and prepare them for dinner. Overnight.

Day 4

Leave in the morning early for another hike in the jungle where you will get a good chance to explore a bit more of the amazon jungle and try to spot some wildlife. Back at camp you will have breakfast and then get on the boat to navigate through the channel and small creeks (depending on the water level) where this is a great chance to spot birds and other wildlife. Back to the lodge for lunch and relax before getting back to Manaus. At 01:30pm is time to departure back to Manaus arriving around 04:30pm

Highlights

Visit to the meeting of the waters of the Rio Negro & Solimoes

Piranha fishing

Bird watching

Trekking in the jungle

Camping in the jungle

Spearfishing at night like the local people

Visit to local family

Included

Pick up at the airport and hotel I town

Hammocks with mosquito nets provided

All meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner)

Mineral water

All tours according to tour program

Portuguese, English or Spanish speaking tour guides

Tour insurance

Drop off back to hotel our Manaus airport

Not Included

Tips for the guide and staff

Alcoholic drinks, Soft drinks

Hotel in Manaus

Extra transportations

What to bring

Bring along insect repellant

Sunglasses

Sun cream

Hat or cap

Comfortable clothes

Long pants and long sleeve shirts

Hiking shoes and Sandals

Rain jacket or Poncho

Binoculars

Small water bottle

Camera or smartphone for taking photos

Very important

Flight information of arrival and departure

Name and address of hotel or hostel in town

Passport number

Vaccination card

Maximum luggage 25lbs per person. Passengers must arrange to have any excess luggage remain in our office or at the hotel in Manaus

Avoid giving money to the community children; giving small gifts such as toys, comic books or other items are welcome

Itinerary specifics are subject to change

Guests arriving at the Manaus Airport by 02:00 p.m. will only be able to do the night activity on the first day

Guests leaving on afternoon flights from Manaus need to depart on a morning transfer

Please note

If you have any medical conditions, currently taking any medication, allergies, or dietary requirements, please inform us before beginning the tour.
This tour is not available for people that have Back problem since you sleep in Hammocks.

For the Booking confirmation after payments is done please send us the following information below as we take care of you from the moment your arrival until your departure.

Flight information on arrival and departure

Full name of everyone that book the trip

Dates of the Trip

Passport Number

Hotel or hostel in Manaus

For Single and Groups Bookings please contact us for availability.

Free cancelation up to 24 hours before the tour.

All price is based on the minimum of 2 people

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