Package highlights

The boat program includes: Meeting of the Waters, visit to water lilies lake, visit to communities around Negro and Amazon rivers, piranha fishing, alligator spotting and jungle trekking.

08:00 AM - Departure from Manaus harbor for the 3day Eco-cruise in regional or luxury boat.The program will start with a cruise down river, visiting the meeting of the waters (Negro and Solimões River), a visit to a floating Village with 30 families, (it is a very interesting place, where the guest will gain an appreciation of how people live in floating houses) and then we will go to Janauarilandia to take a raised board walk view of the giant water lilies. Dinner on board

Nocturnal excursion, cayman spotting and sounds of the Rainforest by night. Departure from Janauarilandia to Jacareubal (about 01:40h). Overnight on board in hammocks or cabins.

06:00 AM - Departure to Jaraqui River. 02:00 PM - Breakfast on board.

Arrival at Jaraqui River followed by trekking in the Rain forest with a tour guide and a local guide from the Jaraqui River. During the trek the group will receive informations about the flora and fauna of the region including the numerous medicinal plants abundant in the area.

Afterwards enjoy a relaxed barbecue lunch and time for swimming in the Jaraqui River.

In the afternoon, cruise up to Anavilhanas Archipelago. There you will go piranha Fishing and enjoy a stunning sunset tour in canoes. Dinner on board. Night tour to watch animals.

Overnight on board in hammocks or cabins.

05:30 AM - Sunrise tour, bird and Amazon dolphin watching in canoes. Breakfast on board

Departure to visit the Acajatuba community (it is a Native village with a church and a school). These people are of a mixed ethnic background). Lunch on board.

Cruise Back to Manaus. Arrive at 05:00 PM.


  • We recommend that you bring a small backpack, which will be useful to take short treks
  • Thin T-shirts, Cotton shirt, Several pairs of socks
  • Long jeans, shoes or boots for trekking in the jungle
  • Hat, Sunglasses, Swimsuit, Towel, Sunscreen
  • One small flashlight, Binoculars
  • Plastic bag to protect camera or other equipment from water
  • Raincoat for your own protection
  • Your personal medicines


Travel insurance of any kind. Alcoholic beverages, such as beer and wine, which can be arranged per your request for moderate consumption. We do bring a couple bottles of cachaça (Brazilian sugar cane rum) to mix fresh lime Caipirinhas on ice in the evening – our treat and tradition)

General conditions

An adventure trip generally requires that we operate with small groups of a few people. Our packages are still billed according to that small number of people. Travel insurance or any goods, alcoholic drinks as well as beer and wine, which can be served if they are required and consumed in moderation.

  • Travel safety - We inspect the boats that we work with regularly, as well as rescue and care equipment on board emergency and first aid.
  • We also rely on evacuation means for transporting patients with speedboats when so required.
  • Manaus has good hospitals, including one specializing in tropical medicine.
  • We assume no responsibilities for loss or damage to personal equipment, unless this occurs as a result of negligence on our part.

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