Amazon Jungle Lodge Brazil (5 days) – Amazon Rainforest Experience
Amazon Jungle Lodge Brazil is the famous brazil amazon rainforest experience. This package was designed for people who want to discover the amazon in Brazil in an authentic way, looking to have a more intense contact with the jungle. Stay in a true Amazon jungle lodge and experience a pack of activities to get the most out of it.
Itinerary of Amazon Jungle Lodge Brazil
What is the itinerary of Amazon Jungle Lodge Brazil?
This amazon travel package has everything that an amazon trip should offer: piranha fishing, night fishing with harpoon, watching the amazonian dolphins, wildlife watching, jungle hike with native guides, canoeing through flooded forest and canoeing with night spot for observation of alligators.
Stay in an Amazon rainforest lodge, go on amazon tours, enjoy wildlife and have fun!
Day 1: Manaus, Capital of the Amazon
Reception at Manaus Airport and Transfer to the Hotel in the Center of Manaus. You will enjoy a free day to get to know the surroundings of the hotel and the city.
Day 2: Manaus X Jungle Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
At approximately 8am, we will head to the port to take a speedboat in the direction of Vila do Careiro, with a stop at the Encontro das Águas, where the Rio Negro (black water) meets Rio Solimões (brown water). We will take a ground transportation from Careiro to the Mamorí River. Along the way, we will stop to see the impressive Vitória Régia. Then, we will embark on a speedboat to get to our Jungle Lodge, giving us the first opportunity to see birds, alligators and other animals. There, lunch will be served and after a quick rest, we will do our first outdoor activity: a canoe tour accompanied by a native guide, where we will recognize the area and observe birds and some other animals. The amazing adventure in the Amazon forest will start. Afterwards, we will then return to the Lodge where dinner will be served and we will enjoy a free evening.
Day 3: Survival in the Jungle & Wildlife Observation
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
After breakfast, the guide will take us to a walk for observation and explanation of some medicinal plants and technique of survival in the jungle. You will learn more about the Amazon wildlife and biodiversity. Likewise, there are chances to find some animals like spiders, monkeys and sloths among other species. After lunch, we will go fishing the piranhas. Then, we will go back to the lodge to have dinner. After dinner, we will rest and go in the canoes with the guides to observe the caymans by night. Then, we will go back to the hotel, where you will have a free night.
Day 4: Local Residents & Culture
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Departure at approximately 5:30am for a canoe ride to observe nature in the morning (sunrise and birds), then return to the hotel to have breakfast. After breakfast, we will go out to get to know the culture of the Caboclos Riparians, their way of life and customs. We will visit their family houses and we will know the process of how the Caboclo produces their flour. Then, after lunch and in the early afternoon, we will do a hike to visit the massive the Sumaúma tree, the largest tree of the Amazon Forest. We will head back to the Lodge to have dinner and to prepare the luggage and enjoy our last evening in the middle of the Forest.
Day 5: Transfer to Manaus & Manaus Airport
Meals included: Breakfast and lunch
Transfer back to the city of Manaus & to the Airport (depending on your flight schedule)
Inclusions and Exclusions
What’s included in Amazon Jungle Lodge Brazil?
Hotel in Manaus
Round trip transfer airport x hotel in Manaus
Round trip transportation from the hotel in Manaus to the jungle lodge
Suggested included activities: Piranha fishing, alligator observation, canoeing, jungle hike, wildlife and bird watching
Mineral water included during tours
Accommodation at the Jungle Lodge (w/ breakfast, lunch & dinner)
Bilingual guide (Portuguese & English)
Airline tickets (can be included under request)
Other optional tours
Tips and gratuities
Drinks or food not described as included
Travel insurance (can be included under request)
Any item not described as included
What kind of gear do I need to go to Amazon Jungle Lodge?
Long sleeve shirts
Waterproof hiking boots or wellington boots (the latter can be bought in Manaus for low prices)
Sandals/flip flops (Havaianas flip flops can be bought in Manaus for low prices)
Rain coat/cover or ponchos
Amazon Jungle Lodge Brazil Highlights
Experience living in the jungle staying overnight in a lodge in the heart of the Amazons;
Get to know the true jungle doing hikes with native guides
Discover authentic jungle activities such as apiranha fishing, night fishing with harpoon, canoeing with night spot for alligators observation, etc.
Average temperature in the region of Amazon Jungle Lodge
Average chance of rain in the region of Amazon Jungle Lodge
Important things you should know before booking!
Before booking any product, check the risks involved, what’s included, the necessary equipment and the FAQ. If doubts arise, contact us.
When booking any tour, the tourist attests knowledge to the natural risk inherent in ecotourism and adventure activities as well as the activities risks. If you wish to understand more about the risks involved, contact us.
The excessive ingestion of alcoholic beverages or the use of drugs, as well as the carrying of weapons of any kind, before or during activities, is not allowed under penalty of exclusion of the participant.
The itinerary and the order of the tours can be changed due to the weather and/or adverse conditions inherent to the practice of ecotourism and adventure tourism.
What are the vaccines needed?
Yellow fever is the only mandatory vaccine to enter Brazil, please check you country vaccine requirements.
We recommend Hepatitis B vaccine and the globally recommended vaccines: MMR (measles, rubella and mumps), DT (diphtheria and tetanus), polio, influenza and meningitis.
Do I need Visa?
Although most of the tourists can rely on fast and easy electronic e-Visas, depending on your country of origin a standard Visa can be required to enter Brazil.
Please make sure to verify the requirements before you travel for this is a responsibility of the tourist.
FAQ Amazon Jungle Lodge Brazil
How do I get there?
There are international flights direct to Manaus and a lot of national flights from all the main cities in Brazil. The airport in Manaus is MAO and has quite a standard infrastructure for such a remote place.
Is there transfer service?
Yes. In Manaus there is receptive service from the airport to the hotel.
Is it safe?
Manaus is the capital of the Amazon and as a big city it has problems as any other big city in the world. However, there is no need to be afraid. Just keep your belongings with you and pay attention to your bags and everything is should be fine.
What ages is it suitable?
The journey to the Amazon Jungle Lodge is suitable to people of any age. As long as you don’t have mobility problems, such a case that we do not recommend this adventure, you will fully enjoy.
What’s the physical effort involved?
Some of the activities in this package involve physical effort, such as hiking in the jungle, mainly due to the humidity of the place. However, it is not very demanding.
Do I have to do any training?
No need to be expert in canoeing nor in jungle survival. Afterall you’ll experience some of the knowledge of the locals regarding survival techniques.
Any wildlife risks?
Yes. You will be inside the jungle and there are wild and poison animals around. Although they are wild, they do not wish to start a war with you. So just keep a safe distance and strictly follow the instructions of the activity leader. Wildlife is the highest level risk event in this adventure.
Where do we sleep?
The Jungle Lodge facility is very rustic and do not rely on comfort technology. However, it is cozy and has mosquito net protection on the windows and bed. Plus, as it is deep in the jungle, small animals and insects may eventually gain access to the room. If this is the case, there is no need to desperate. Just ask for anybody from the staff to help you out and they will return the animal to the nature safely.
How’s the bathroom facilities?
There are suites with private bathroom and rooms with shared bathrooms. Both are cleaned regularly. Hot water is available.
What do we eat?
The region is rich in fresh water fish, which is consumed by the majority of the local population. However chicken and beef are commonly available. Vegetables and roots like manioc are also very common, served in many different local preparation methods. For the more adventurous, exotic fish like Piranha can be tried out as well as many different insects.
Do I have to bring cash?
Yes. It will be difficult to use credit cards around. The indigenous villages and the fisherman villages will have handcrafted souvenirs at your disposal but they will most likely take only cash. Some of the facilities will help you out, allowing to pay everything when you return to Manaus, but it’s advisable to bring cash with you. Consider an ammount sufficient for snacks, drinks, souvenirs and gratuities.
Will my cell phone work?
In Manaus only. No mobile network signal while in the jungle.
Are there any wi-fi spots?
In Manaus only. No internet signal while in the jungle.
What are the luggage restrictions?
For the boat transfers, we would recommend you to take only the necessary to make sure not to exceed the maximum weight of the boat. Extra luggage may be allocated at the office in Manaus. Please consider the airline luggage restricions!
Any packing tips?
Backpacking packs are recommended for comfort but any kind of luggage should be fine.
Who will I be travelling with?
This package has daily departures and is not private , so there might be other tourists travelling with you.