MARAVILHA JUNGLE LODGE, has two chalets with a private bathroom, and it is a new Lodge, with fan (it is still in construction), it is found in the river Rio Preto a fluent to the Amazon river. It has an open restaurant. The access to the Lodge is, first by Car , Van or Public Bus travelling about 1 hour 20 minutes to a small city called Rio Preto da Eva of 30.000 inhabitants, the distance from Manaus to the MARAVILHA JUNGLE LODGE is 104 km. It has a generator, with 110 volts. The generator works from 18.00 pm to 12.00 (midnight).
the Bus Station, this is where you will embark in a Public Bus at 08.00 am (very comfortable), traveling about 1 hour 15
minutes to a small city called Rio Preto da Eva. Arriving there you will have a typical regional breakfast, Tapioca with Tucuma and juice made from natural fruits, then continue in a small motorized canoe. Navigating down the small creek, about 1 hour 40 minutes. Arriving at the MARAVILHA JUNGLE LODGE, you will have a welcome drink made from natural juice. Have your accommodation.
Lunch 12.00 pm.
At 15.00 pm, you will leave to visit a native family, to see their plantation and also how they live
(very interesting).Back to the Lodge, on the way you may see some birds like Toucans.
Dinner at 19.00 pm.
After dinner, you will go with your guide in a small canoe, to do some spear fishing.
Day 02: Wake up at 05.15 am, go with your guide to see the sunrise and observe some birds. Back for breakfast, 07.00 am.
After breakfast, you will go with your guides for a Jungle walk, your guide will show many kinds of plant that are use as
medicine (herbs).During the walk, you will see a waterfall and will have a shower .
Back for lunch at the lodge.
At 13.00 pm: leave in the small motorize aluminum boat, navigating down the river for about 2 hours.
Where you will fish Piranhas, observing birds, explore the place and see the sunset. At 18.45 pm, as it gets dark, you will
have chance to see your guide capture caiman(alligator),with his hand, make photos ,then let it go back to the nature,
and back to the Lodge, have dinner.
Day 03: Breakfast at 07.00 am.
08.00 am, you will leave in small canoes, to explore the places and see how your native guides catch fish using Bow and Arrows. Also exploring the small river.
Lunch 12.00 pm.
At 13.30 pm, you will leave the Lodge, back to the small city Rio Preto, continue to Manaus, arriving about 18.00 pm, go to
hotel or direct to the airport.
Lunch 12.00 At 15.00 pm, you and your guide will go to explore the flooded woodlands in a motorized canoe and see some animals and birds.(if possible,you can see the sunset).Back to the Guest house.Dinner and have free night, back to guest house, Dinner at 19.00 pm,and have free time.
Day 02: Wake-up call at 05.15 am, leave at 05.30 for morning tour, by chance you may see a good sunrise.Back for breakfast at 07.00 am. At 09.00 am, you will leave for your one day and one night expedition into the Jungle, taking with you some food, mineral water,raincoat, good shoes, mosquito repellent, long sleeve shirt, flashlight, sheet for covering or sleeping bag, Before entering into the Jungle, your guide and a native Jungle guide, will give you some instruction. In this expedition, you will learn how to make fire and to prepare your Lunch and Dinner. Specially to make up your camp, because with out a camp , you will not be able to sleep in the night. During the night before going to sleep, your guide will tell some stories and legends about the Amazon forest and animals.
Day 03: Leave the Camp at 06.30 am, to be back to the Guest house at about 07.45 am, for breakfast. After breakfast, you have fun in the river using a Kayak, for about three hours. back to the guest house. Lunch 12.00. At 15.00 pm, you will leave in the motorized canoe to go piranha fishing and to see the sunset (if you are lucky with the weather). It gets dark at 18.30 pm, your guide will use a flashlight, looking for Caimans in the dark, to see their eyes, he will capture one , so that you will be able to make picture by holding it, after he will set it free to the nature.
Day 04: Breakfast 07.00 am. At 08.45 am, you will go a place to swim with the Pink Dolphins, directly after, you will go to visit a small Community, there you will see a School and a man showing how to extract rubber, he will also give some informations how it was used in the past. Back for lunch. 12.00
Leave at 14.00 pm, to go to visit a native family.Then continue to the place where you will take the public Bus back to Manaus,arriving about 17.30 pm.