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Amazing Monkeys, Giant Waterlillies, and the Ariau Towers in the Amazon, Brazil
   Standard Activities in the Amazon

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The following activities can be enjoyed from most Eco-lodges, cruises, or hotels near Manaus and all around the Amazon.

Tours and Excursions:

Visit the start of the Amazon river just neer Manaus, Amazonia. The Meeting of the Waters
The point where the Rio Negro and Rio Solimoes convene marks the beginning of the Amazon River. This excursion allows you to witness the remarkable spectacle that occurs at this location, where the black waters of the Rio Negro and the tan waters of the Rio Solimoes meet and flow parallel to each other for miles without intermingling. Your ship's captain can even position his craft so that each side of the boat has different colored water flowing past; a truly captivating sight.

Spot Aligators in the Amazon Alligator Spotting
When the sun goes down, some of the most exciting animals of the Amazon come alive, including the notorious Black Caiman Alligator. Your experienced guide will lead you on this nocturnal tour, providing in-depth information about this fascinating predator and its life and habits.

Swim with the dolphins in the Amazon Swimming with the Dolphins
The Amazon River is home to one of the world's most intelligent and playful mammals, the Pink River Dolphin. On this delightful adventure you will have the opportunity to hand-feed these playful creatures, as well as swim alongside them.

Visit the Lilly Pads on the rivers and streams of the Amazon Visit the Lilly Pads
Hidden away in some of the most secluded parts of the Amazon are giant lily pads. Some are as large as 4 meters across and can support the weight of several people. Patches of these enormous pads, called "floating meadows" can extend for several miles and are an amazing sight to behold.

Walking in the Jungles of the Amazon Jungle Walking
This short trek through the Amazonian rainforest is a great way to immerse oneself in the wilds of the jungle. Knowledgeable guides will lead you through this magnificent environment, pointing out the unique flora and wildlife along the way.

The Piranha fish in the Amazon, Brazil Piranha Fishing
One of the most ferocious fish in the world, it is said that a group of piranha can eat a full-grown cow in under an hour. This exciting excursion gives you the chance to catch the fearsome piranha in its natural habitat, but from the safety of our boat.

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