May 28, 2016|
Brazil Amazon Lodge Mirante do Gavião – Discover the Wild Amazon
The Mirante do Gavião Brazil Amazon Lodge is the perfect way to explore the Amazon in comfort and style. Upon arrival, you will meet your expert guide that will lead your journey through the jungle and teach you about the flora and fauna, along with the local culture and traditions of the region.
Highlights: See flora and fauna like never before. The Mirante do Gavião Lodge sits along the Rio Negro; here you will be able to admire the wildlife and spot birds, sloths, caiman, monkeys, iguanas and so much more. Go swimming in the Rio Negro, canoeing, hiking, piranha fishing and see pink dolphins, all in just 5 days.
Mirante do Gavião Accommodations:
Red Hawk Itinerary – 5 day / 4 night:
Follow along on our 5-day tour and see for yourself why we recommend the Mirante do Gaviao Lodge in the Brazilian Amazon.
Day 1 – Arrive in the Amazon.
On your first day in the Amazon, you will take a 2.5-hour transfer to Novo Airao; now you will feel like you have entered the jungle. Meet your guide that will take you through the jungle over the next five days. Start the afternoon with a city tour and get to know the rest of the travelers in your group. In the evening, you can go diving in the Rio Negro before going to the lodge.
Day 2 – Anavihanas beach, hike to the giant tree and visit a nearby community.
Today is your first full day in the jungle, get ready for an adventure-filled day. Keep in mind that activities vary depending on the season when you are visiting. Dry Season: Go on a 45-minute boat ride to Anavihanas National Park and visit Chameleon Beach. Enjoy a quick swim before starting a short hike to the Giant Macucu tree. Along the way, your guide will point out the different flora and fauna. In the afternoon, enjoy a traditional Amazon lunch of fresh fish before returning to the lodge. Flood Season: Visit the Sobrado Riverside Community, from here you will start your 2.5-hour hike to see the largest tree species in the Amazon. Along the way admire the Amazon’s flora and fauna and keep your eyes peeled for monkeys playing in the trees. After a short hike, relax and enjoy a traditional Amazon lunch.
Take a 1.5-hour boat ride to the Madada Caves where you can navigate through the hall of stones. During the dry season, you will have the opportunity to go diving in the caves. Finish the morning with a quick tour through a local farm to see what crops they grow in the region. Dry Season: In the afternoon take a 1.5-hour boat ride through Anavilhanas National Park where you can see more wildlife on your way back to the lodge. Flood Season: During the flood season enjoy lunch at the Madada Belvedere and relax in the afternoon. End your day with a hike to see the Tanimbuca Tree.
Day 4 – Canoe through the Castanheira Narrow River.
Enjoy a healthy breakfast at the lodge before taking a 1.5-hour boat ride down the Castanheira Narrow River. Here you will have the option to canoe down the calm river. In the afternoon, return to the lodge for a relaxing evening.
Day 5 – Sunrise, piranha fishing, visit the pink dolphins & depart.
Go on a boat ride in the morning to Anavilhanas Archipelago to see sunrise in the Amazon. Here you will see colors like never before. Admire the wildlife as they awake and the jungle comes to life. Enjoy lunch at the lodge before heading back out to go fishing for vicious piranhas. Stop by a pink dolphin floating house on your way back to the lodge before your transfer to Manaus. Reflect on your incredible 5-days in the Amazon and start dreaming about your next adventure. Easily combine the Mirante do Gavião Brazil Amazon lodge with our Tango Samba & Waterfalls Tour for the ultimate South America experience. Start planning your Amazon adventure today at www.SouthAmerica.travel.