The package includes transfer by boat and car, excursions with native english speaking guides and full board
Stage 1– By car or minibus, from Airport or Hotel in Manaus to the port called Ceasa. It takes 30 minutes.
Stage 2– By speedboat, from Ceasa port to a small river village called Careiro. It takes about 30 minutes to cross the Amazon River. On the way we will pass the meeting of the waters, where Rio Negro and Rio Solimões meets and officially becames the Amazon River. The boat will make a short stop at the meeting of waters to take photos of this phenomenon.
Stage 3– By car, from Careiro Village to Maçarico Rivero 60 km paved and clay Road. It takes one hour and 15 minutes. Here you will see the wonderful Amazon rainforest landscape and we will also make a stop to see the Water Lilies in a lake near the road.
Stage 4– By speedboat, through the Maçarico River to Amazon Lodge.This is a nice boatride through various small rivers, flooded forests and typical river landscape. It takes about one 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Arrival at the Amazon Eco Lodge – Welcome drink and then dinner.
Rainforest Trekking tour/ Jungle walk – We leave in motorised canoes with guides until reaching an appropriate area to enter into the rainforest. Our guide will take you for a walk through the rainforest, explaining as much as possible regarding about the flora and fauna, giving strong emphasis in our biodiversity and the Amazon rainforest ecosystem. He will also show medicinal plants and how the Indians used to to cure diseases.
Piranha tour – In the afternoon we will go fishing piranha – the legendary fish with lots of small sharp teeth. There are lots of fish in the Juma river. Species like tucunaré (peacock bass), pirarucu (Hugh arapaima) and tambaqui are hard to catch. There are five kind of piranha fishes in the area. Piranha is said to be the easiest fish to catch. You only need a hook and some meet. When you put the hook in the water you will soon feel the piranha eating your bait. It is great sitting in a boat in the Amazon jungle watching the wildlife and listening to all the sounds. Our guide will show you how to prepare and roast your catch so you can taste at the evening dinner.