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4 day itinerary: traveling through the Brazilian Amazon

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itinerary: traveling through the Brazilian Amazon

4-day itinerary: traveling through the Brazilian Amazon. The capital of Amazonas brings together a wide variety of cultural and ecological attractions. Gateway to the world’s largest rainforest, Manaus, is the largest metropolis in the northern forest, being the starting point for numerous itineraries that contemplate the forest. Different from what one imagines, the whole immensity of the forest does not live in isolation. In its rivers, fluent and igarapés, different riverside communities live scattered throughout the Amazon, enjoying the benefits of the forest in communion.

Desired by visitors from all over the world, in Manaus, it is common to come across taxi drivers receiving for their services in dollar or euro. The flow of foreigners is frequent and very common throughout the year. In addition to students and researchers, many tourists search the Amazon Rainforest for unforgettable experiences in days of leisure and rest, in one of the most exotic destinations in Brazil.

Nature in its most majestic form impresses visitors. The wide variety of wildlife can be seen throughout the trip. Being one of the maxims, the small expeditions in boat manauaras, also call of Cruzeiros Amazônicos. Jungle hotels, ecological parks, wilderness camp, safari, visit the city of waterfalls and many other activities are attractive coveted by travelers.

Itinerary: traveling through the Brazilian Amazon:

# 1 – Jungle Adventure in the Amazon

With daily departures for those who have little time in the city, some quick itineraries of just one day as Jungle Adventure, allow a short but complete experience, making it possible to know the main points in bate and back in the forest with approximately 6 hours. On these tours, there are some options leaving around 9 am with the return at 3 pm.

In the script, the traveler spends a good part of the day getting to know the surroundings of Manaus, including a visit to the Water Encounter phenomenon, a visit to the Indian tribe and the long-awaited swim with the porpoises.

#2 – City Tour and Alligator Observation

For those who chose to stay in the capital as a starting point for the tours, some other activities can also be stepped up in their itinerary. The rich historical variety of Manaus is a full plate for history buffs. Formerly known as Brazilian Paris, the capital of Manauara concentrated great wealth in the epoch of rubber when exporting latex to different countries.

The estates built at the time are still preserved, is possible to visit some of them during a City Tour. Depending on the time of your trip, if you are lucky, you can still enjoy some show at the Teatro Amazonas. At night, some agencies offer observations of alligators, a nocturnal walk known in the region as Alligator Focus, and you can also see other species of animals in their natural habitat. Recommended for the more courageous, at night some canoes make the search for alligators very common in the region.

The tour also guarantees a photo with some cub found during canoeing. For those who stay in Manaus, the alligator watching tours starts at 4:00 p.m. and runs until 8:00 p.m., leaving from the Port of Manaus. The opportunity is also perfect to enjoy an Amazonian sunset sailing through the rivers.

#3 – Anavilhanas Archipelago

The second largest archipelago in the world brings together about 400 islands amidst the vastness of the forest. Slides, monkeys, sloth, and other wildlife make the landscape of the Anavilhanas Archipelago. In a walk through the forest visitors can see the rich variety of fauna and flora typical of the Amazon, the tour also has explanations of the guides showing the curiosities of the forest and the Brazilian indigenous culture.

An enriching experience that allows the traveler a full day in the forest, even if he has not chosen a jungle hotel as a lodging option. The itinerary begins at 07:30 am, leaving from the Port of Manaus or from the Pier Hotel Tropical. The agencies offer the transfers and advise the place of embarkation at the time of the reservation.

#4 – Jungle and Fishing Hotel

For those who stay 3 or more days visiting Manaus, another option to enjoy the most is to stay in jungle hotels. With varied structures for all budgets, the jungle lodges are true retreats amid the preserved nature, allowing another enchantment with the forest. There are numerous options available in different parts of the state. Usually, the hosting companies also offer some of these tours described here, it is advisable to check each availability at the time of booking.