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.
At 8am 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 at 11:30am.
At 2:30pm the activities begin, the group leaves by motorized boat to the camping place for the next few days, there you will set up camp and prepare yourselves to go Cayman spotting during the night.
At 5:30am 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 7am breakfast is served and then at 8am a jungle walk starts and finishes at 11:30am. During the walk, the guide explains valuable information about the forest. Much is learned about medicinal plants, spiders, trees and there is even a chance of seeing 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 and also go fishing for some piranhas.
From 08am to 11am a visit is made to a local family house to learn about their simple and fantastic way of living in the forest. Then back to the lodge for lunch and relaxing whilst admiring the sounds of the jungle before returning back to Manaus. 01:30pm is the departure time back to Manaus and you will arrive at approximately 04:30pm.
What you can expect during this experience
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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.