Itinerary



DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO MANAUS


Late Friday evening arrival into Manaus on a group flight organized by Belo USA Travel. The group will be greeted and transported to the Tropical Executive hotel by Belo Brasil staff.

 


DAY 2: MANAUS


We’ll start with a general orientation meeting then take a city tour of Manaus. After, we’ll have time to enjoy the pool and have a group dinner.

 


DAY 3: MANAUS – PRESIDENTE FIGUEIREDO


Travel by bus to Presidente Figueiredo and get settled into our lodge before getting ready for a night hike. After the hike, we’ll have a private folkloric show at the lodge.

 


DAY 4: MONDAY PRESIDENTE FIGUEIREDO - MANAUS - BOAT EXPEDITION


Morning visit to a waterfall for a swim before heading back to Manaus to start our boat expedition. Let’s hop on the boat and go to the “Meeting of the Waters”. After, we’ll visit an Ecological Reserve and stop to see an Amazon staple, the anaconda.

 


DAY 5: BOAT EXPEDITION


A visit with an Amazon tribe to learn more about their culture and traditions and the opportunity to buy local arts and crafts. After, we’ll navigate the Anavilhanas archipelago by boat. Night canoe ride to search for alligators.

 


DAY 6: BOAT EXPEDITION


Early morning piranha fishing with our local guides. Then, we’ll go to “Casa de Farinha” to view the manufacturing process of flour and tapioca from the cassava plant. Our guide will teach us how to look for sloths and we’ll get close enough to take a picture or two!

 


DAY 7: THURSDAY – FOREST – BOAT EXPEDITION


Swim with the Pink Dolphins of the Amazon! Learn about the local legends surrounding the pink dolphins or the origin of water lilies. Navigate the small rivers of the Amazon in our canoes in search of exotic birds.

 


DAY 8: FOREST – BOAT EXPEDITION


Spend the afternoon relaxing on a beach paradise in the middle of the Amazon forest. We’ll have water activities and games for those interested in doing more than relaxing. At night, we’ll have an expedition through the jungle with local guides.

 

 

DAY 9: FOREST - BOAT EXPEDITION


Canoeing the igapós on Indian canoes. An afternoon to relax in a hammock, play card games, or read a good book. This evening, we’ll make our own Amazonian arts and crafts with Amazon tree seeds.

 


DAY 10: BOAT EXPEDITION - MANAUS


Choose a local tree to plant to assist in the reforestation of the Amazon! After tree planting, we’ll navigate down the Negro River until we arrive in Manaus.
Belo Brasil staff will accompany students to the airport. Flights depart Manaus between 9:00 pm and 2:00 am.

 

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