Camping Tour 4D/3N
This is a great option to learn about the Amazon jungle as it gives chance to do all the activities and also an opportunity to spend a night camping out in the forest.
Piranha fishing, spear fishing at night, dolphin watching, sunrise and sunset watching, cayman spotting, at night, jungle trekking, visiting the local people, canoeing (paddling) through the flooded forest and small channels (creeks) and sleeping in the forest for one night.
Day one; at 8am is the transfer from the hotel to the Ceasa Port on the Left bank of the Negro River about 15 kilometers from Manaus. 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).
Then it crosses over the river to the village of Careiro. There the journey continues by van that takes goes to the Paraná do Mamori river. A journey of about an hour. From there another speed-boat is used to reach the lodge. This ride takes about 45 minutes and gets there around 11:30am. Lunch is served at 12:30pm and the afternoon activity starts 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 cayman spotting is done. Everyone leaves in a canoe and 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.
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.
Day Three: From 8am to 11am, the group goes to visit a local family to see and learn their simple and fantastic way of living in the forest. After lunch at 3pm the group leaves for an overnight in the forest. A great chance to learn about the night life in forest and also do spear fish at night.
Day Four: After having breakfast in the jungle, the group has chance to decide between doing another trekking or more canoeing. After the choosen and doing the activity, the group returns to the lodge and at 1:30pm they return to Manaus, getting there at about 4:30pm.