Amazon - Amazon Lodge - Itaúba 5D/4N
Itaúba package (5 days/4 nights) Departure from Manaus at 14:00 h and returns at 12:00.
1st Day: Afternoon transfer with departure at 14:00 h by van or bus from Manaus airport or hotel to Ceasa market port and from there by boat/van/speedboat to the lodge. Accommodation and Dinner upon arrival. Alligator spotting tour. Overnight.
2nd Day: Breakfast. Early morning there is a visit to the Platform Tower followed by a morning reconnaissance tour. Lunch and Afternoon tour for fishing. Dinner and overnight.
3rd Day: Breakfast and a Morning Rainforest trek and bird watching. Lunch and afternoon visit to the local school. Dinner and overnight.
4th Day: Early morning visit to the Platform Tower. After breakfast, we go on a Morning Rainforest Farewell tour. Lunch and afternoon visit to a native caboclo dwelling. Dinner and Overnight.
5th Day: Morning transfer back to Manaus for arrival at 12.00 h. Drop off at airport or Hotel.
*Transfer: 4 hours (combined transfer in motorized canoe crossing the meeting of waters, by van and then by speed boat)
Daily departures: 14:00 h
1) Manaus (AIRPORT OR HOTEL) - Ceasa port: 1/2-hour trip by van or microbus.
2) Ceasa port to Careiro town by boat, around 45 min, via the “Meeting of the Waters “ phenomena.
3) Careiro town to Araça by van over dirt road , around 45 min.
4) Araça to the lodge by speedboat, through channels and creeks, around 1 1/4 hr.
Daily return transfers to Manaus (AIRPORT OR HOTEL) with arrival at 12 noon.
* No guarantee of air conditioning on any of the transports, not even the vans.
Packages include: accommodations, all meals and drinks (Brazilian wines, beers, caipirinha, soft drinks and water), land and boat transportation, tours and biligual local guide assistance.
RECONNAISSANCE TOUR [ Duration: 3 hours ]
Departure around 09:00 h or 15:00 h in motorized canoe with guide to visit the river area inlets. Introduction to the different kinds of ecosystems and our rich biodiversity.
SUNRISE TOUR [ Duration: 2 hours ]
Early departure around 05:30 h in motorized canoe with guide to admire the sunrise in the Amazon. See thousands of birds leaving their nests in the early morning. Return in time for breakfast.
SUNSET TOUR [ Duration: 2 hours ]
Evening departure around 17:30 h in motorized canoe with guide to admire the sunset in the Amazon. See a few hundred birds coming in for their rest on a enchanted island. Return in time for dinner.
JUNGLE TREK [ Duration: 3 hours ]
Departure at 09:00h or 15:00h walking or in motorized canoe with guide until appropriate area to enter the jungle. The guide will lead trekkers on a hike through the rainforest, educating them about the local flora and fauna, giving strong emphasis on our biodiversity.
FISHING TRIP [ Duration: 3 hours ]
Departures around 09:00 h or 15:00 h in a guided motorized canoe to try to catch local fish, such as tucunaré, tambaqui and specially the voracious piranha. Afterwards, guests will learn about the way of preparing a nice barbecued fish in the jungle.
CAIMAN SPOTTING [ Duration: 2 hours ]
Departure around 20:00 h in motorized canoe with guide, in search of alligators called "caimans". Once they are paralyzed by the flashlight, their eyes go red, enabling to easily locate and catch them by bare hands. After a short time of observation we put them back into the water again.
NATIVE "CABOCLO" DWELLING [ Duration: 02 hours ]
Approx. departure at 09.00 h and 15.00 h in canoe to learn about the customs and way of life of the caboclos, these native inhabitants, descendants of Indians.
Area: Amazon Lodge
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