1. Belém: Ilha dos Papagaios Birdwatching Sunrise Tour
Start the tour before dawn with pickup from your hotel in Belém or make your own way to the meeting point. As the city sleeps, depart for Papagaios Island, crossing the river in a small boat. At the docks, watch as hundreds of market stalls selling bread and different fruits open their stalls ready for the morning trade. Cruise across the water for 20-minutes until you arrive at Papagaios Island, a habitat for thousands of parrots. As the sun begins to rise, gaze in awe at the unique sight of thousands of parrots flying across the sky. Marvel as the sky appears to turn a tint of green in this festive greeting to the sun. Cross back across the water and conclude the tour with drop-off at your hotel or at the meeting point. Alternatively, choose to extend your experience with a trip to the 'Furos', the lowland lagoons of the area formed by river flooding which provides the habitat for much native wildlife. Explore these typical Brazilian geographic formations by boat, with lots of opportunities for wildlife sightings including monkeys. At the end of the tour, transfer back to your hotel Belém where the experience ends.