Toucan Package 5D/4N
This is a 5 days jungle tours with 2 nights staying at the lodge and 2 nights camping out in the jungle. On this tour it is possible to explore the forest in a non-conventional way, normally done in small groups which is very important because the less noise is the better.
Activities include meeting of the waters, piranha fishing, spear fishing at night, dolphin and bird watching, watching the sunset and the sunrise, cayman spotting at night, jungle trekking, visit to local families, canoeing (paddling) through the flooded forest and small tributaries and camping in the forest for two nights.
Day one; at 8am Transfer from the hotel to the Ceasa Port. 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 boat goes to the village of Careiro and there the group will continue the journey by van (car) to place in the forest which is a meeting point of the local travellers. There begins a short journey of 20 minutes by speed boat until the Maçarico Lodge get there around 11am. Lunch is served at 12:30pm and in the afternoon at 2:30pm begins the activities. 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. The cayman spotting its done by 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 am 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. At at 3pm, the group leave the lodge to spend the two nights camping in the forest. It’s chance to learn about the nocturnal life in the Amazon jungle. There is also a chance to do spearfishing.
Day Four and Five: While in the forest the guide teaches survival techniques and gives information about any other thing related to the forest. There is also a chance to do spear fishing, more trekking and canoeing. On the last day, the group returns to the lodge around 11am. After lunch at 1:30pm begins the journey back to Manaus arriving in Manaus at about 4pm.