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Manaus: Piranha Fishing and Alligator Watch Evening Tour

1. Manaus: Piranha Fishing and Alligator Watch Evening Tour

A tour combining piranha fishing and alligator spotting is a good option for those who want to enjoy an exciting and authentic Amazon experience. This adventure begins at the river terminal in Manaus, where you will board the boat bound for the coast of Iranduba. On the journey you will explore more of Manaus including the palafitas (stilt houses), the landscape, the local fishermen, and the ribeirinhos (native people). Upon arrival in Iranduba, you will look for a good place to go piranha fishing. The Solimões River is much richer in fish that the Rio Negro and you are likely to catch various types of catfish. Here you can enjoy fishing with a rod made of bamboo and learn how the native Caboclos people fish. When it starts to get dark, you will head off in search of alligator. The naturalist guide will do his best to capture an alligator with his bare hands so you can take a close look at the fascinating animal. After providing information about the alligator, the instructor will then return the animal back to its natural habitat.

Manaus: 3/4/5 Day Amazon Survival Trip

2. Manaus: 3/4/5 Day Amazon Survival Trip

This Amazon survival tour will bring you into contact with nature and you have the possibility to learn as much as possible about the forest. Day 1: At 8 am, be picked up from your hotel in Manaus and taken to Caesar port. Here is where the amazon survival tour begins. Your first taste of adventure is a cruise down the Rio Negro on a speed boat. The first stop: Catalao. A floating village where you will see the largest scaled fish in the world, The Giant Arapaima Gigas. Touch them if you dare, but don’t worry, although they are strong, they are harmless. Take a chance to feed them, and admire their mega size. The next stop is the fascinating phenomenon called the meeting of the waters. This is where the black waters of the Rio Negro meet the brown waters of the Solimões River. Amazingly, the two colors don’t mix, and don’t forget to take selfies for your social media pages. From there, take off to the lodge for lunch. Delicious local cuisine is served at noon. Next is your first taste of Amazon survival. You will trek into the jungle to set up your first night’s camp. After dinner, you’ll be finishing the day with a trip through the darkness of the amazon night to some cayman spotting by boat. Day 2: Day 2 starts with a sunrise canoe trip at 5:30 am. The river is the perfect place to get a close-up view of the forest waking up to a new day. A hearty breakfast is served at 7 am. Then, it’s off for a jungle hike from 8 am until 11:30 am. Your guide will teach you about medicinal plants, spiders, and trees. You might even see some cheeky monkeys. From day 2 you will enjoy lunch under the majestic canopy of the Amazon rainforest. At 3:00 pm, take a canoe through the flooded forest and the small channels. This is an excellent opportunity to see and learn about the flora and fauna of this fantastic Amazon jungle. It’s also your chance to fish like a native in the hunt for some feisty pirhanas. At nightfall, you’ll have another opportunity to explore the nightlife of the Amazon jungle (No shiny disco balls!). This jungle trip will be by boat using a flashlight. Days 3/4/5: Day 3: If the 3-Day option is booked, after breakfast, there is a nature hike to another part of the rainforest for more wildlife viewing. Head back to the lodge for lunch, and relax amid the sounds of the jungle. You'll depart for Manaus at 1:30 PM and arrive at approximately 4:30 PM. If the 4-Day option is booked: After lunch, explore the small channels of the Amazon by boat. See the wide array of colorful birds. The boat trip will finish with some fishing for dinner. Then, it’s back to camp. Days 4/5: Day 4: Breakfast is served and after breakfast the is another hiking with an explanation of some jungle survival techniques. Head back to the lodge for lunch, and relax amid the sounds of the jungle. You'll depart for Manaus at 1:30 PM and arrive at approximately 4:30 PM. If the 5-Day option is booked: After lunch goes Explore the small channels of the Amazon by boat. Looking for some wildlife like monkeys and other animals that can be found in the loaded forest and at night there is a night safari trip to look for more wildlife and a chance to spearfish. Day 5: Leave the camp back to the lodge to explore the region as is a good opportunity to spot some more wildlife and the chance to go swimming in the river like the local people. Head back to the lodge for lunch, and relax amid the sounds of the jungle. You'll depart for Manaus at 1:30 PM and arrive at approximately 4:30 PM.

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based on 3 reviews

It’s amazing experience to piranha fishing , tour guide is full experience and full of patience . it’s not only piranha and crocodile , there have belonging beautiful star night and firefly surrounding beside the tree, if you lucky enough you can see the owl is standing on the tree . I’m so satisfied with half day alligator tour, highly recommended !

Very adventurous but also very safe. I was actually the only one on this experience and had a private experience pretty much, I appreciate the company not cancelling it. Beautiful trip down a side tributary of the amazon, caught a couple pirahnas, and got to see gators up close and personal.

They were picked up from the hotel as described, driven to the port and from there we went with 2 friendly gentlemen and a small passenger boat to the Amazon region. Language only Portuguese, but no problem for this activity. Great and exciting experience to see this area with your own eyes

It was a great trip. I speak little to no Portuguese and my guide spoke very little English. But we are both fishermen and we’re about to communicate that way. He was a great boat captain, put me on fish and caught some crocodile. I would recommend it again.

Perfectly organized tour with professional Piranha fisherman and alligator hunter in tow who catches them with bare hands (obviously alligator cubs)