This package is for those who really like the adventure. They will be taking part in all activities. The adventure Begins from the Amazon Turtle Lodge by motorized canoe with a tour guide and native tour guide from the Mamori region. A motorized canoe (15HP) will be available for further locomotion as need.

Jungle Survival Techniques (Riding Shelter)


  • Visit the fish and fruit market (Ceasa);
  • Visit the Meeting of Waters;
  • Rustic fishing;
  • Alligator spotting;
  • Walk trails and meeting the medicinal plants;
  • Survival techniques in the jungle;
  • Canoe ride to observe the dolphins;
  • Visit small communities around the areas that we will be exploring;
  • To offer the best security possible, during the days of survival we will take some food along (fish, chicken, beef, vegetables, and fruits);
  • You will also learn and help to build together with the guide your own shelter, using (wood, twigs, and straw of the babaçu tree);


  • Tracajá lake;
  • Juma lake;
  • Piranha lake;

Ecossistemas explorados durante a expedição

  • Terra baixa (Várzea)
  • Terra alta (Terra Firme)
  • Áreas alagadas (Igapós)
  • Pequenos canais, conhecidos como furos (Igarapés)


At 08:00 a.m.  – Leave the hotel by car to the river port Ceasa (20 minutes). Take a speedboat to the village “Careiro da Varzea” (30 minutes). At this point we will be passing the meeting of the waters, where the Negro and Solimões Rivers meet (Encontro das Aguas). This is where the Amazon River is formed, flowing from this area all the way to the Atlantic Ocean. It is truly a magnificent sight to see. The two rivers run side by side without mixing for many kilometers and you will most likely be visited by a few curious river dolphins as well.

After a stop at the fruit market, take a bus or van to the Araça River via the Manaus-Porto Velho highway (40 minutes BR319). By boat we will pass through many lakes and small wildlife abundant creeks, where you will have the opportunity to see the incredible giant Amazon water lilies (Vitoria Regia) with their enormous floating leaves.

You will also pass by native villages and the floating houses of Caboclo`s village. This length of the trip is ideal for observing wildlife due to the abundance of many varied species, such as birds, alligators, fish, sloth, and monkeys. During this trip to the lodge you have the opportunity to stumble on a creature at anytime. Arrival at Amazon Turtle Lodge after 50 minutes ride by boat, it is scheduled arrival around 12:00 p.m.

Lunch will be served at the lodge: freshwater fish, beef (meat), chicken, salads and exotic fruits from the Amazon (buffet style). After lunch, we will take a motorized canoe trip that will allow you to get to know the area better. Throughout the duration of this trip, you will experience:

  • The pristine and varying landscapes of the region;
  • Opportunity to observe and enjoy the great diversity of animals found in the área;
  • It is common to see squirrel monkeys, sloth, iguanas, spiders and a wide variety of birds, including the beautiful white egrets that delicately wade amongst the floating grass islands;

Dinner will be served at Amazon Turtle Lodge at 07:30 p.m., a delicious buffet including fresh water fish, beef (meat), chicken, salads and exotic fruits from the Amazon, and soon after the adventurers are released to rest, enjoy the convenience of the lodge, because the next day our adventure through the Amazon jungle will start very early.

Leave from Amazon Turtle Lodge in motorized canoe to the Tracajá Lake, first camp (tapirí) this is a house made of wood and straw from the Babaçu tree, this camp is situated in the margins of the river making easier for the activities, as the rivers are the only way of transport in this territory. Lunch will be an open area on the margin of the river, fresh fish roasted on a fire.

Experience of the day:

  • Exploring the region by canoeing;
  • Regional fishing;
  • Observation of the biodiversity of the region;
  • Contemplate the sunset on Mamori river;


Rustic fishing (flooded forest)

05:30 a.m. – Leave for the sunrise and bird watch, (breakfast). Jungle trek with specialized guide were you will learn, how to survival in the jungle and learning more about our fauna and biodiversity. Stop for Lunch.During the afternoon catch fish for dinner, return back to camp,dinner and leave the camp for night tour to watch for animals.

Experience of the day:

  • Rustic fishing;
  • Alligator spotting;
  • Walk trails and meeting the medicinal plants;
  • Survival techniques in the jungle;

Breakfast and leave for jungle trek on trails. only observing animals and flora take photos in the jungle, return back to the camp, swim in the rivers, have dinner and sleep in hammocks with mosquito net.

Experience of the day:

  • Jungle Trekking;
  • Observation of Amazon Fauna and flora;
  • Tour by paddle canoe through the flooded forest;
  • Time to get photos of special places on the Igapós and Igarapés;

Exploring ecosystems (Mamori river)

Breakfast followed by canoe trip, where you  will be able to paddle in the small channels (Igarapés). As paddling have the opportunity to see fresh water, dolphins (Botos), monkeys, iguanas, snakes, caimans and with luck a sloth shower.

Experience of the day:

  • Meeting the Dolphins;
  • Opportunity to observe small species of animals;
  • Maybe we can meet: monkeys, iguanas, snakes, caimans and with luck a sloth;

By the afternoon we will return to Amazon Turtle Lodge for overnight at lodge and have nice clean room with nice good

Breakfast (free morning) to relax and enjoy the last day Amazon Turtle Lodge, you can paddle or go on lodge`s Eco Trekking. Lunch at Lodge and at 01:30 p.m.

Transfer Back to Manaus, will be back at Manaus around 05:00 p.m.

Drop off can be City Center or Airport.


  • Transfers In and Out to the Amazon Turtle Lodge;
  • Accommodation on hammocks with mosquito nets;
  • All meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner);
  • During the meals: mineral water and fruit juice;
  • All mentioned tours according to the package;
  • Bilinual guide;
  • 2 nights at Amazon Turtle Lodge (first/last night);


  • Bring along Insects repellant;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Hat or cap;
  • Comfortable clothes;
  • Tennis shoes, sandals and a raincoat;


  • Bring the least of luggage, possible 10kg per person;
  • The rest of luggage can stay in the office in Manaus or in the hotel;
  • Avoid give money to the community children;
  • We prefer that you give some toy, comic book or others;
  • The activities above do not necessarily follow this order and the arrangements of the tours may be changed by the reception on the guests arrival;
  • Guest arriving at the Manaus Airport until 02:00 p.m. will only be able to do the night activity in the first day;
  • Guest leaving in the afternoon flights from Manaus will have to leave from the Lodge in the morning transfer;

Experience this adventure!

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