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The region is surprisingly well-developed for tourism. There are accommodation options catering to all budgets, from pretty basic camping through to luxury lodges. All of them have to be accessed by water, usually departing from Manaus. A typical three night package such as we took won’t give you long enough to get truly off the beaten path, but you will certainly feel as if you've left the world behind for a few days.
We stayed at the Amazon Village, a mid-price range option with accommodation in small wooden huts. It was a fantastic experience, highly recommended for anyone interested in wildlife or in other cultures, although you need to be prepared for the very high temperatures and humidity.
Attractions include colourful birdlife, boat rides through the backwaters, walks in the forest and night-time caiman viewing.
Our visit was some years ago now. I’ve done my best to check that all my info is up to date but I appreciate things may have changed. Please do let me know if you spot any errors or discover changes that I should correct.
- Pros:Closer to nature than you might expect, given the relative "mod cons"
- Cons:The heat!
- In a nutshell:An amazing experience
On one of our evenings at the lodge we went out in the motorised canoes to look for caiman. Two boat loads of tourists... more travel advice
Here is a list of the various birds we saw while staying at the Amazon Village Lodge. Most were at a distance, needing... more travel advice
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