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 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 speed-boat for about 45 minutes before reaching the lodge at 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 few days, there you will be in a camp and set up your hammocks to overnight.
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 hike 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 sometimes there is chance to port 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 Cayman spotting. Back to camp to overnight.
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 is time to leave by boat to a spot where you will go fishing for some piranhas and other species of fish. You will return to camp and prepare them for dinner. Overnight.
Leave in the morning early for another hike in the jungle where you will get a good chance to explore a bit more 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. After the boat ride will be time to get to a new camp in the jungle, time to prepare lunch before setting up camp for that night.
In the afternoon you will go on a short hike in a new area of the jungle before the night comes and then back to camp. At night you will leave by boat with a flash light, where the guide will show how the local people spear fish at night for food among the small creeks and lake of the region. Overnight.
Breakfast is served and is time to get everything set. Is time to get back to the lodge that is our based before getting back to the city, during the journey by boat the guide will navigate through the lakes and channels looking for some birds, monkeys and this would be good chance to spot some River dolphins in the open lake.
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.
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.