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Trip to the brazilian Amazon. Organized trip to the Amazon in Brazil with discovery of the Amazonian flora.
The Amazon Tupana Lodge is a small jungle hotel with 14 rooms with a very charming atmosphere. The rustic architecture has been carefully planned to preserve nature and specially to adapt itself the environment, but still with the purpose to offer comfort during your stay in the Amazonian Rainforest.More +
Departure from your hotel at 8:30 am. The shuttle ride, about one hour, will take you on the AM070 road, cross the Rio Negro bridge, see several agricultural properties (the fazendas) and several brick manufacturing companies, which is the main activity of the city of 'Iranduba (located 25 km from Manaus). You will then embark on a motor boat for a journey of approximately 45 minutes (it will take 1 hour 30 minutes during the low water period). This moving course, through the flooded forest, the canals and the lakes will make you discover the houses on stilts of the "ribeirinhos". Upon arrival at the Lodge, you will be served a cool welcome drink, then you will be directed to your room to settle in. For lunch, you will taste delicious Amazonian specialties. After a free moment of relaxation, you will embark, around 4:00 pm, on a pirogue and you will row through the "igapós" and the flooded forest to meet wild animals such as the sloths and different species of birds and monkeys. Return to the Lodge around 5:30 p.m. where you will have free time just before dinner service at 7:00 p.m. After a tasty meal, you will embark on the motorboat again for a night ride. You will have the opportunity to see caimans and other nocturnal animals. Return to the Lodge and overnight in your room.
Breakfast, consisting of fresh fruit and regional culinary specialties, is served at 7:30 am. Then you will embark at 9:00 am on a canoe to join a discovery trail. You will get to know part of the rich ecosystem of the Amazon rainforest, including different species of plants and trees, some with medicinal properties and others used in the manufacture of cosmetic products. Return to the Lodge around 11:30 am for lunch. The motorboat will depart at 4:00 p.m. to take you on a recreational fishery where you will have the opportunity to approach the famous piranhas. Return to the Lodge at dusk for dinner, which will be served at 7:00 p.m. After the meal, you will spend a relaxing evening around, for example, a game of cards or a board game.
Wake up at 5:30 am with the song of the birds for an outing that will remain engraved for a long time, in your memory. You will watch the sunrise over the Rio Negro and see the morning ballet of the birds, as well as other animals. Return to the Lodge for regional breakfast. At 9:30 am, you will embark on a pirogue to visit a "Casa de Farinha". You will discover in this unusual place, how the "caboclos" prepare cassava flour, which is a ubiquitous food on the tables of Amazonian families. Finally, you will taste the famous tapioca with Brazil nuts. In the afternoon, you will embark again on a canoe to join the community of "Nossa Senhora do Perpétuo Socorro" or more simply known as Vila de Acajatuba. This small community currently has 54 families spread over an island in the middle of Lake Acajatuba. You will meet Dona Marlene and her family who were the first inhabitants of the community. You will visit the craft center, which is supported by NGOs to help locals develop and market the manufacture of handicrafts. You will end the excursion with a visit to the health post and the school that provides lessons for children via the internet. Return to the Lodge for dinner and overnight.
After a delicious breakfast, you will leave by pirogue to discover the most exciting activity of the Lodge. You will have an exciting encounter with pink dolphins, the famous "botos vermelhos", or "botos cor de rosa". You will have the privilege of entering the water to get up close and personal with this docile animal. It will be an excellent opportunity to film and take souvenir photos of this fabulous meeting. Following this activity, you will return to the Lodge for lunch. At 2 p.m., return to Manaus.