Joshua’s Amazon Expeditions offer you a guide adventure in to the amazon jungle where on a 5 days jungle trip of which two nights are spent out in the jungle. On this tour it is possible to explore the forest in a non-conventional way, normally done in small groups. Very important because the less noise and you have more chance to listing to your guide during the explanations, and more chance to spot some wild life out in the rainforest.
At 07:30am you are pick up at your hotel and your Amazon Jungle Tour from Manaus begin, where you will go by car to a small village that is about 40 minutes and them take a motorized boat to go at the floating house of the botos, where you will have the chance to get in the water and interact with the river dolphin. After that we will travel by boat to visit an indigenous community where you will have the chance to learn more about their culture and way of living. Back by boat to the village for lunch and after get back to our journey to Manaus to the Ceasa port. From the Ceasa port the Group will be taking a speed boat to navigating true the Rio negro to the Floating village call Catalão with a stop at one of the floating house that have a fish far for the Giant Arapaima Gigas (The biggest scale fish in the World). Here you will have the opportunity to see some fish and feed them and feel how strong this fish is. After visiting the fish far is time to continue the journey on the fast boat to the meeting of the waters, the point where the Rio Negro and the Solimões River meet. Then you continue to the Careiro Village on the other side of the Solimões River. From there continue by car or van for about an hour to the Maçarico lake. Continue by speedboat arriving at the lodge at about 02:00pm.
At 3:30pm. You’ll leave on a motorized canoe and go piranha fishing and bird watching. Before going back to the lodge, depending om the weather condition you can have the chance to see beauty of the sunset in the Amazon. Back to the lodge for dinner.
After dinner set out on a Cayman spotting adventure. A sample is caught by the Jungle Guide, where he will explain about the pre-historic animal that are all over the amazon basin, during this time everyone can take photos and make video before its release him back to the water. Back to the lodge and overnight.
At 5:00 there is wake up call to everyone, so the group departure at 05:30am by a motorized boat to watch the sunrise while listening to the forest waking up to a new day. Return to the lodge for breakfast and shortly afterwards, take a jungle trekking for the rest of the morning. During the walk, the Amazon jungle guide explains valuable information about the rain forest. Much is learned about medicinal plants, insects such as spiders, and a chance at seeing curious animals such as monkeys. Back to the lodge for lunch.
The afternoon activity starts at 3pm. It is canoeing trip in the flooded forest and small channels. It is a great opportunity to see and learn more about the flora and fauna of this fantastic Amazon jungle. (during the dry season this trip is done by walking since there is no water from august to a march) this area is good for spotting animals like monkeys, sloth and some birds. Back to the lodge.
Breakfast is served at 07:00am and after breakfast at 8am to 11am, the group will leave to visit the home of a local family that live among the river sides of the amazon region and learn about their simple but fantastic way of life in the rain forest. On the way back to the lodge there is opportunity to go swimming in the river as well had have some fun like to local amazon people.
At 3pm the group will leave the lodge to overnight in the Amazon rain forest. Getting to the sport to camp, the guide and the group together will prepare dinner and during dinner. After dinner the group will leave by boat and the guide will show how the native people catch fish with a spear. Back to camp and overnight.
While in the forest the guide teaches survival techniques and gives shares information related to the forest. There is also a chance to do spear fishing during the night safari tour, more trekking and canoeing. Overnight in the forest.
Return to the lodge at around 11:00am. After lunch at 1:30pm leave the lodge back to Manaus arriving there at about 4:30pm.
What you can expect during this experience
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This tour is not available for people that have Back problem since you sleep in Hammocks.