Tour at the Amazon Boto Lodge
Tour done with minimum of 2 people. For 1 person, please contact us for availability or for group price
Trip ItineraryDay one; at 8am is the transfer from the hotel by car to the Ceasa Port on the left bank of the Negro River about 15 kilometers from the city center. From there a speed-boat takes the group to the meeting of the waters (the place where the Negro river and the Solimões river meet).
From there the group crosses over the river to the village of Careiro. There the group takes a van to the Paraná do Mamori river on a journey of about an hour. There a another speed-boat is used to take the group to teh lodge on a ride that takes about 45 minutes and gets to the lodge around 11:30am. Lunch is served at 12:30pm and the afternoon activity begins at 2:30pm. It is a canoe trip to watch dolphins, birds, piranha fishing and finally the watching of the sunset at about 6:30pm. Dinner is served at 7pm and then at about 8:30pm the group leaves for cayman spotting which is done on board the motorized canoe. The guide literally snatches a cayman out of the water. After giving a thorough explanation about the reptile it is returned to its habitat
Day two: 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 it goes up to 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.
Day three: From 8am to 11am a visit is made to a local family house. There a lot is learned about the day of day life of the local people. After lunch at 3pm, the group leaves the lodge to spend two nights camping in the forest. It is chance to learn about the nocturnal life. This first night in the forest, the group will do spear fishing with the harpoon. This activity is done by canoe
Day Four and Five: While in the forest the guide teaches survival techniques and gives information about any other thing related to the forest. They have more chance for trekking and for canoeing (paddling). On the last night of camping, the group will do a night trekking of one or two hours and we require that everyone need to have good equipments as boots, long pants and flashlights. The Last day the group returns to the lodge around 11am. After lunch at 1:30pm the group leaves the lodge back to Manaus arriving there at about 4:30pm.
What to bring for your jungle tour:
When travelling to the Amazon and to South America in general, make sure you are vaccinated against yellow fever. Get more information about this from your doctor.
*If vegetarian or allergic to any kind of food, please let us know.
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