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Rio Negro Cruise from Manaus to the Amazon River
"Discover the Rio Negro and the Amazon region by boat on this river tour from Manaus. After pickup from your Manaus hotel your cruise begins as you float past the Port of Manaus. Observe typical Amazon boats filled with goods to be delivered to the local market and admire gorgeous views of the city from the water. Travel along the river making your way to point where the Rio Negro meets the Amazon River a spot known as the Meeting of the Waters. Stop briefly to witness this amazing natural sight where the two distinct rivers flow side by side. The contrasting colors of the rivers – black and brown – stay separate for more than 3 miles (5 km).Con located about 45 minutes by boat from Manaus. See the famous Amazon water plant Victoria regia and then enjoy lunch at a floating restaurant.After lunch
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Amazon Rainforest Survival Tour from Manaus
"Get the ultimate Amazon Rainforest experience on this guided survival-skills tour! Receive hands-on training and survival tips from your expert naturalist guide and learn how to conquer your surroundings – a perfect tour for adventure lovers!Afte head by boat toward the village of Tupé to begin your adventure. Put your survival skills to the test as you explore the rainforest with your guide who’ll teach you about the lush vegetation and wildlife. Learn which native trees you can eat fruits and nuts from like the açai palm berry tree the maracuja (a passion fruit tree) and the Brazilian nut tree. Discover leaves and roots that can be used as medicine and find out how to locate sources of clean water for safe drinking. You’ll also learn which plants to avoid as well as how to build traps to catch small animals. Take a break to enjoy an authentic Brazilian lunch (included) at a local restaurant before hopping in a canoe for a scenic trip through the small channels of the Amazon. Test your newfound pla visit the home of a local Amazonian resident in the village of Tupé and discover the village's traditions and culture. After your Amazon adventure
From $141.00
 
Rio Negro Cruise from Manaus to the Amazon River
"Discover the Rio Negro and the Amazon region by boat on this river tour from Manaus. After pickup from your Manaus hotel your cruise begins as you float past the Port of Manaus. Observe typical Amazon boats filled with goods to be delivered to the local market and admire gorgeous views of the city from the water. Travel along the river making your way to point where the Rio Negro meets the Amazon River a spot known as the Meeting of the Waters. Stop briefly to witness this amazing natural sight where the two distinct rivers flow side by side. The contrasting colors of the rivers – black and brown – stay separate for more than 3 miles (5 km).Con located about 45 minutes by boat from Manaus. See the famous Amazon water plant Victoria regia and then enjoy lunch at a floating restaurant.After lunch
From $129.00

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"The Science Grove" - Amazonian Culture & Nature

The National Institute of Amazon Research (INPA - INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE PESQUISAS DA AMAZÔNIA) was created in 1995 to develop scientific and technologic studies and to preserve amazonian species.You...
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lelyramires
Apr 04, 2011

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We were totally horrified with the conditions that the Giant Otter and manatees were kept in at Bosque da Cincia. I plan to write to enviromental groups to pressure for improvement. Please do so too....
hyperbaton
Feb 01, 2008

Wholesome, bonecrunching fun!

At the Bosque da Ciencia zoo, there was this one fellow here who went totally berzerk over the frozen fish the trainer was tossing in for lunch...he and his buddy ripped those fishheads off like there...
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morgane1692
Mar 27, 2005

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You don't reeeally have to join a jungle expedition to see wildlife here...check out the interesting zoo and rainforest combo, about 5km northeast of central Manaus, in the Petropolis district. There...
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Jan 04, 2003
 
 
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Zoo

Built and maintained by the Brazilizn Army's Center for the Jungle Wafare Training, it was reformed recently to improve the services to its visitors. There you can get closer to many kind of Amazon...
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Ponta Negra Beach

The Amazon Theatre (Portuguese: Teatro Amazonas) was a great find, as I didn't even notice this when I was looking at the city on the internet before I left the UK. It was huge too, and probably the...
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Palacio Rio Negro

The lovely mustard-gold and white mansion was closed for renovation when we showed up, but even if that's the case for you as well, stop by this complex...the exhibits are free! You can see a nice,...
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Customs House

ALFANDEGA means the customs and by chance the area was the first thing we looked at when taking our first walk in Manaus. At the time I didn't even know what these buildings represented and to be...
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Mindu Park

Perhaps once upon a time Parque do Mindu was nice, closer to it's creation in 1989, but today it should not appear on your itinerary. We went there today, 29 September 2009. It's current state is...
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