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  • Manaus: Full-Day Tour on the Amazon River

    1. Manaus: Full-Day Tour on the Amazon River

    Spend a day in the Amazon, the world’s largest river basin and the source of one-fifth of all free-flowing fresh water on Earth. Its rainforests are the planet’s largest and most luxuriant, and home to – amazingly – one in ten of Earth's known species. Containing nearly 40,000 plant species, the Amazon sustains the world’s richest diversity of birds, freshwater fish and butterflies. One of the world’s last refuges for jaguars, harpy eagles and pink dolphins, its thousands of tree species are home to southern two-toed sloths, pygmy marmosets and Goeldi’s monkeys. Your tour will begin with a pick-up at your Manaus hotel, or airport. From there you will enjoy a boat cruise to Lake January to see the meeting of the waters at Negro and Amazon Rivers. Switch to canoes and enter the waterway for dolphin observation and to visit the famous Victoria Regia water lilies. Sail by speedboat to an ...

    we were cruising in RIO NEGRO river ,saw the waters meet,to the point of Rio negro river waters meet with Amazon river waters then went back always in Rio negro river entering Solimões river visiting a tribe! Buffet food was good also being in the water very near with the funny pink dolphins was a nice pause from the boat ride!

  • From Manaus: 2, 3, 4 or 5-Day Jungle Tour at Tucan Lodge

    2. From Manaus: 2, 3, 4 or 5-Day Jungle Tour at Tucan Lodge

    Day 1: At 8 AM, you will be picked up from your hotel and transported to the Port of Ceasa, where you’ll board a boat to see the magnificent confluence of the waters at the junction of the Rio Negro and The Amazon rivers. From there, you will be taken to the small floating village of Catalao, where you will see up close the giant-scaled Pirarucu (Arapaima Gigas). You’ll have the chance to see and feed this giant fish of the Amazon. The trip will continue for 1.5 hours by car on the highway to Ubim Lake. Continue by speed boat on a 30 to 50-minute ride (depending on the level of the waters during the time of year of your visit). Arriving at the lodge, you will be welcomed with refreshments as your accommodation is prepared. At noon, lunch is served. Afterward, there is a little time to relax and to prepare things for the activities of this first day. At 2:30 PM the group...

    Really amazing activity filled experience. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime. Everything done as mentioned in the description. Had a great time. Highly recomended.

  • Manaus: Half-Day City Tour

    3. Manaus: Half-Day City Tour

    Located in the north of Brazil, Manaus is the capital of the Amazon. It is one of the most important places of departure to explore the Amazon Rainforest, the world’s richest and most-varied biological reservoir, and contains several million species of insects, plants, birds, and other forms of life. After pick-up from your hotel in Manaus, the tour will visit some important landmarks in the city, such as The Amazon Opera House (also known as The Amazon Theatre). Inaugurated in 1896, it is a historical landmark that currently accommodates the Amazonas Philharmonic and plays host to the annual Amazonas Opera Festival. The Indian Museum is the biggest museum of Brazilian indigenous history and houses more than 3,000 pieces made by Amazonian tribes. After your tour, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel in Manaus.

    The driver and tour guide FRANCISCO MAIA introduces to the several local attractions including the famous Amazonas Opera Theater, the church in front and the square sorrounding the area. Then, the Cathedral area featuring the pictouresque clock and later the Central Market, where Francisco tells local anecdotes, which really help in understanding the Manaus "milieu" in the historical centre. Crossing the giant bridge is an amazing experience and the conclussion in the Ponta Negra beach and residencial area makes this tour the mandatory foreword to deepening Manaus...

  • From Manaus: Amazonian Waterfalls and Caves Full-Day Tour

    4. From Manaus: Amazonian Waterfalls and Caves Full-Day Tour

    Explore the paradise of Presidente Figueiredo on a full-day tour from Manaus. Swim in a stunning waterfall, visit incredible caves, and get in touch with nature as you hike through the beautiful Amazon rainforest. After pickup at 7:00 AM/7:30 AM, travel along highway 174 to the Maruaga Caves Park where your tour begins.  Hike through diverse landscapes as you admire the trees, vines, and native birds. After approximately 2 kilometers, you'll reach the entrance to a giant sandstone cave that is covered by waterfall for part of the year. Enter the cave to see markings made by former residents, keeping a look out for the local wildlife.  Continue through the cave system, sometimes wading through water, to reach the fantastic Judea Cave where you can swim in the waterfall. Afterwards, return to the vehicle and drive to Urubuí to see the stunning rapids that cut through the city. Stop for b...

    This was my favorite tour I did of the Amazon. I saw some gorgeous plants, some fascinating animals, and the tour guide was great. You will definitely see bats and enjoy swimming with some fish. Bring clothes that are easy to change in or wear your swimsuit under! The only comment I would have would be to request the tour use a more environmental food place. The place they take you to serves animal products and animal products are highly destructive to the planet. With a plant based restaurant or at least plant based food for everyone on the tour I would say this tour was perfect.

  • Manaus: Amazon Tour at Juma Floating Lodge 2,3,4 or 5-Day

    5. Manaus: Amazon Tour at Juma Floating Lodge 2,3,4 or 5-Day

    Day One: At 8:00 AM you are transferred from your hotel to the Ceasa port where a speed boat takes tourists to the meeting of the waters, the point where the Rio Negro and Solimões River meet. From there you are taken to the Careiro Village on the other side of the Solimões River. The excursion continues by car (van) for about one hour to Mamori River.  A final trip by speedboat takes you to the lodge, arriving there at approximately 11:30 AM. At 3:00 PM the activities begin. Leave the lodge by canoe for dolphin and bird watching, piranha fishing, and end the day watching a spectacular sunset around 6:30 PM, and then head back to the lodge for dinner. At night you will enjoy a thrilling experience of Cayman spotting. Day two: At 5:30 AM, you are taken by canoe to watch the sunrise of a new day in the Amazon rainforest. Return to the lodge around 7:00 A...

    Unique experience !!!good organised from the first time!!!with the best local guide..that knows the Amazon so well!!! •clean room! •perfect floating hotel! •very good food! •kind people! Marcos and Osmar thank you so much for that unique moments!!!!

  • Manaus: Old City Guided Tour Plus Amazon River Boat Tour

    6. Manaus: Old City Guided Tour Plus Amazon River Boat Tour

    Learn about the history and culture of Manaus, Amazona's capital in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Then take a speedboat down the Amazon River to witness the Meeting of the Waters and a floating village.   You’ll be picked up from your hotel and drive to the historical center of "old Manaus." On a walking tour through town, notice the facades of the neoclassical buildings created during the rubber boom of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Visit the majestic Amazon Theatre opera house in the main square, and head to the market complex to see the three buildings known as the banana market, fish market, and municipal market. Check out the Rio Negro Palace, formerly a German rubber baron's residence that is now a museum. Next you will drive through the port and embark on a speedboat to witness the most impressive phenomenon of the Rio Negro and Amazon River, or Solimões River as...

    Great tour with Milton, we got to see Manaus on land and by boat. Excellent trip!!

  • Manaus: Presidente Figueiredo Caves and Waterfalls Tour

    7. Manaus: Presidente Figueiredo Caves and Waterfalls Tour

    Your adventure starts at your hotel at 8:00AM, from where you will take to the road. You will drive north for about 1.5 hours, after which you will eventually arrive to the municipality of Presidente Figueiredo. Once your reach the Iracema Park, you will start a 20-minute jungle walk to reach a breath taking scenery while also developing an understanding of the Amazon Jungle. During your hike, walk through one of the most beautiful grottos in Brazil that was the setting for many films and documentaries and see the fauna and flora of this remarkable region. Enjoy a relaxing swim at a big and beautiful waterfall, visit the grottos, and see the Amazon jungle. Following your cave exploration, you will visit a restaurant by the rapids of Urubuí where you will enjoy a lunch consisting of delicious fish and other delicacies from the region. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a refreshing break ...

    One of the best tours ive ever been to. Truly an amazing experience. When im back in Manaus I will book with the same company again. Thank you so much Amazon Private Tours!

  • From Manaus: One-Day Amazon Jungle Experience

    8. From Manaus: One-Day Amazon Jungle Experience

    Start your day with pickup from your hotel at approximately 8:00 AM. Drive west from Manaus for about one and a half hours until you reach the Ubin lake where your host will be waiting for you. Take a speedboat heading towards the jungle to begin a 2-hour trek. Learn more about Amazonian fauna and flora, medicinal plants, and jungle survival techniques.  From this walk, visit a project for the protection of pink river dolphins. Learn about these beautiful and friendly creatures, and the conservation efforts underway to protect them. Take the unique opportunity to enter the water to interact with them. Visit the host’s home and enjoy a delicious lunch with his family. Learn more about the local people’s culture and Amazonian history in general. Next, enjoy a boat ride through the flooded forest to go piranha fishing and catch these famous ferocious water beasts. As night falls embark o...

    Milton was awesome. Very knowledgeable and very accommodating. He also cares about the community which is wonderful to see. He adjusted the trip to our wishes and made the whole experience very enjoyable. I would highly recommend him!

  • Manaus: Piranha Fishing and Alligator Watch Evening Tour

    9. Manaus: Piranha Fishing and Alligator Watch Evening Tour

    A tour combining piranha fishing and alligator spotting is a good option for those who want to enjoy an exciting and authentic Amazon experience. This adventure begins at the river terminal in Manaus, where you will board the boat bound for the coast of Iranduba. On the journey you will explore more of Manaus including the palafitas (stilt houses), the landscape, the local fishermen, and the ribeirinhos (native people). Upon arrival in Iranduba, you will look for a good place to go piranha fishing. The Solimões River is much richer in fish that the Rio Negro and you are likely to catch various types of catfish. Here you can enjoy fishing with a rod made of bamboo and learn how the native Caboclos people fish. When it starts to get dark, you will head off in search of alligator. The naturalist guide will do his best to capture an alligator with his bare hands so you ca...

    the guide was very nice, although we didn't see big alligators, he picked up a friend who catched two baby alligators. Although is didn't last for 5 hours, as mentioned, but only 4, ok. The only inconvenience was that the guide didn't know English, and in the booking details was written about a bilingual guide. Overall a nice experience, I would recommend it.

  • From Manaus: Amazon River Half-Day Tour

    10. From Manaus: Amazon River Half-Day Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel and travel head by car to the port. Jump on board a comfortable and fast boat to see the port of Manaus and its surroundings.  Visit the famous Meeting of Waters, an impressive phenomenon where two rivers run side by side without mixing their waters. Your professional guide will explain the reason for this unique occurrence. Head to the floating village where the houses, school, churches, bars, and restaurants are built on logs that float on the lake.  Disembark at a floating fish farm and have an encounter with the largest species of freshwater fish in the world, the famous pirarucu. Play with them with a fishing rod without hooks.  Hop back on the boat and ride upstream towards the Januari Lake, notable for its abundance of waterlilies. Cross a suspended walkway which is as high as the canopy of the trees, where you will spot the largest species of ...

    Joao was an excellent guide and is quite knowledgeable about the rivers and other aspects of the tour. He was very flexible with our schedule and did not rush anything. Very friendly too.

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Wait wait I changed everything!!! I did a few tours with Milton!!! Book with him!! 150% recommended!!! Milton is out of this world stupendous!!! He made me feel 100% safe, taken care of, and he and his team of local guides showed so many great things!!! I felt for 4 days I was a local who had an inside track on EVERYTHING in the area!!! He was very trusting, very thorough, fast on his feet, in a place that does not lend itself to any of this. It felt like I booked one simple “Rubber boom tour” and through many small bumps in the road and twists and turns due to unforeseen circumstance like the pandemic. and weather, and logistics, instead of those things derailing my plans with Milton and his crew of locals it actually made the trip blossomed into a multifaceted multi day event of many tours which allowed me a behind the scenes tour of nearly all the highlights of this amazing part of the world called Manaus!!! MILTON AND HIS CREW ARE THE BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It was absolutely amazing! The tour was exactly as it's been promised n even better. The weather was ok in the beginning but as it seemed that is going to change I asked my guide Milto, I believe his name, to start from the dolphins as that was and my priority and he agreed. In general the guide was very informative, flexible, calm n fluent jn English! He didn't mind to extend the 4 hours that the tour was supposed to take and drive us as smooth as possible through the waves because on our way back there was a storm. I totally recommend the tour with this guide who actually is running a private business in Amazon so he knows how to treat tourists.

We enjoyed the excursion very much. The organization is at the highest level. We contacted the guide before the start of the tour and clarified all the important nuances. Due to the restrictions due to the pandemic, we did not visit all the planned places, but thanks to our guide, the trip turned out to be as rich and interesting as possible. The guide was very attentive and patient. I told a lot of interesting things. The food was delicious home-style. In two days we saw all the most important and interesting! We were very, very satisfied!

Milton was awesome. Very knowledgeable and very accommodating. He also cares about the community which is wonderful to see. He adjusted the trip to our wishes and made the whole experience very enjoyable. I would highly recommend him!

One of the best tours ive ever been to. Truly an amazing experience. When im back in Manaus I will book with the same company again. Thank you so much Amazon Private Tours!