CBR014 MANAUS & ECO PARK LODGE THE CITY AND THE JUNGLE EXPERIENCE | 7 DAYS - 6 NIGHTS
Created in 1991, this privately owned property, opened its jungle lodge doors to guests in 1995.
A convenient location cose do Manaus (approximately 1 h) on Tarumã river, a tributary of the Negro river. The lodge operates its own transfer (shuttle van or bus to a river pier and regional boat to the lodge).
The lodge has 70 bungalows in 22 stand-alone structures (being rebuilt in brick), each with 3, 4 or 6 apartments. A striking feature of the Amazon Ecopark is the distribution of these structures under the rainforest tree canopy. Each apartment has its own entrance from outside, balcony, screened windows, bathroom with electric shower, air-conditioner and mini bar.
One of the brick structures has 4 apartments and the same features as the others. Two with wheelchair ramps for easy access and bathrooms with safety grab bars for physically challenged guests. The other 2 have two additional twin beds and are ideal for families.Another structure has 6 larger apartments.
All units are comfortable and decorated with Amazonian handicrafts.
Transfers Airport (MAO*) / Hotel / Airport (MAO*)- Manaus*;
Transfer from hotel in Manaus to the Lodge ( vehicle & speed boat) round trip;
3 nights of accommodation with breakfast in Manaus;
3 nights of accommodation with full board at Amazon Eco Lodge;
Half day city tour in Manaus;
* Lodge has a full board policy of meals : 02 lunchs, 03 dinners and 03 breakfasts
* Tours: nature hike , Monkey Forest , visit to a "caboclo´s" house , fishing , evening tour in canoe to appreciate the nature and full day tour to the "Meeting of the Waters" phenomenon.
Tours are held with our Native Caboclo Guides , who were born and raised in this unique area of the rain forest and who have learned English on their own, interrelating with all the different guests.
The distribution of the tours will be coordinated by the local operation department. * Check-out time : 10:30 (am)
Airline tickets, boarding rates, tourism rates, and Tickets to places not specified. Any other item not specifically mentioned here is not included in the value of the packet.
¤Yellow fever vaccine obliged.
WHAT TO BRING: Long sleeve shirts, a light raincoat, T-shirts, hat, good hiking shoes/boots, socks, pants & shorts, sun block, sunglasses, flashlight, swimsuit, insect repellent. Optional: Binoculars, books, camera & film, personal medicine, sweatshirt or sweater. Light cotton clothes, pants, shorts, hat, sun block lotion, raincoat, personal medicine, swimming suit and tennis shoes or hiking boots. For safety measures and personal comfort, maximum luggage allowance on the boat is 5 kg (11 lbs.) per person
¤ Limitation of baggage: 10 kg per person.
Preferable bags without hard shell (excess baggage can be deposited in our Manaus office without extra charge).
Day by day
DAY 1 – Arrival and reception at the airport of Manaus. Transfer to the chosen hotel.
DAY 2 - City tour through Manaus visiting historical landmarks and the main touristic spots of the city.
DAY 3 – Afternoon transfer with departure at 13:00 h. Transfer by van or bus from Manaus airport or hotel to Ceasa market port and from there by boat/van/speedboat to the Lodge. Dinner upon arrival. Approximate departure at 08:00pm in a guided motorized canoe, in search of alligators, called "caimans". Once the light of the flashlight paralyzes them, their eyes go red, enabling the guide to easily locate them. The guide will then try to catch one with his bare hands (depending on size) bringing it aboard the canoe for observation. The caiman is safely returned to the water afterwards. . Overnight.
DAY 4 - Breakfast. Approximate departure at 08:30 a.m. on a guided motorized canoe to visit the river area inlets and flooded forest. . Buffet lunch. Approximate departure at 15:00 hrs. on a guided motorized canoe to try to catch local fishes, such as tucunaré, tambaqui and piranha. Once this experience starts, our guide will show you how to prepare and roast your catch out in the rainforest. Buffet dinner. Overnight.
DAY 5- Breakfast. Approximate departure at 09:00 a.m. on a guided motorized canoe to an appropriate area to enter the jungle. The guide will lead you on a trek through the rainforest, explaining about the local flora and fauna. Buffet lunch. Afternoon Visit to native caboclo dwelling. Approximated departure at 15:00 hrs. In a guided motorized canoe to learn about the customs and way of life of these native inhabitants, descendants of the Indians. Buffet dinner. Overnight.
DAY 6- Arrival and reception in Manaus and transfer to the chosen hotel. Overnight.
DAY 7 - On a prearranged time transfer to the airport for boarding on returning, flight home. End of our services.