Activities in Manaus

Birdwatching in the Rainforest, AmazonBirdwatching - MAP 8 It's where the Uirapuru sings. Thanks to its biodiversity, the Amazon provides an excellent location and is among the more popular destinations for bird watchers. No wonder. Of the 9,700 bird species already cataloged in the world, about 3,100 are in South America. Of those, more than 1,600 species are in Brazil and around 750 in the state of Amazonas, which represents 47% of the total. Birding is organized by spec...
MapCentro Cultural Peoples of the Amazon - MAP 6 Centro Cultural Peoples of the Amazon has an area of 68,268 meters and is a mile wide. One of the attractions is a cultural hall with about seven million square feet and an entertainment arena with a capacity of 17 000 people. The hall helps identify, enhance, disseminate and popularize the culture and knowledge of the forest people, regionally and internationally, in addition to research, identify and spread the knowledge gener...
Manaus-Iranduba bridge over Negro River, Manaus AmazonIranduba Town - MAP 8 Iranduba is the town that has the largest number of jungle lodges in the state, including the largest and most famous of all: the Ariau Amazon Towers, but no use getting excited, because unless you're a Hollywood celebrity, a tycoon who knows a European or an Arab oil sheik, we can not afford the exorbitant daily charged by these hotels. Actually, the problem is not the existence of expensive hotels and luxury, the problem is tha...
Amazon River Cruise near ManacapuruManacapuru City - MAP 8 The city ​​of Manacapuru originated from a village of Mura Indians, founded in 1786, soon after the pacification of the Indians. In 1865 the Parish of Our Lady of Nazareth of Manacapuru was established. In 1894, Manacapuru was considered a village and the municipality was created, and was separated from Manaus. The name "Manacapuru"means "filled with flowers" in the language of mura, but the city became k...
Negro River - Novo Airão region - AmazonPovoamento Novo Airão - Where the dolphin is not a legend - MAP 7 What began as a settlement of the Jesuits founded at the mouth of the river Jau, in 1668, and named St. Elias Jau. The region was inhabited by Uaimiri, Atroaí, Crichanã and Carabinari Jauaperi. Everything indicates that the mission and village of St. Elias the Jau was the second or third core settlement organized by the Portuguese in Amazonian lands. In 1759, the village became a city under the name Airão, by Joa...
Presidente Figueiredo - Trilha para Cachoeira in ManausPresidente Figueiredo - a Terra das Cachoeiras - MAP 8 Presidente Figueiredo Presidente Figueiredo, located 107 km north of Manaus, is one of the few cities which can be reached by car from the capital. After little more than an hour and a half driving through the BR-174 (connecting Manaus to Boa Vista and also in Venezuela), you'll arrive at the city. It's known as the Land of Waterfalls, because there are more than 100 waterfalls of various sizes and several rapids, c...
Silves Island in the Amazon regionSilves Island - MAP 7 Ilha de Silves. Located 250 km from Manaus, Silves is bounded by Lake Canaçari, formed by five tributaries of the Amazon River: Urubu, Itabani Rio, Rio Sanabani, Acu affluent and affluent Ponta Grossa. It is a lowland region, the name used locally to designate the area to the river banks which is inundated during the flood season (January to June). During the dry season (July to December) the waters recede and the beaches appe...
MapSport Fishing - MAP 6 The mighty waters The Amazon has the best sites for you to fish. There are countless rivers that harbor the greatest diversity of fish on the planet, including the peacock (peacock bass), the symbol of sport fishing in Brazil. It's a predator fish and is able to attack even without bait hooks. The Indians have already fished with artificial lures even before the method is practiced by the sports fishermen. Among the types of peac...
Baré people. River CuieirasTurismo Fluvial - MAP The best way to discover the natural wonders of the Amazon is on board a boat. Whether in large or small, luxurious ships, the tourist must be prepared to be surprised. Archipelagos with thousands of islands - and beaches - cuts the landscape. Alligators, porpoises color pink, wading birds and small rodents stand out. During the dry season, the natural labyrinth reveal several white sand beaches. In addition to bask in the sun, the ...