Rumble in the jungle
The duration of Amazon Jungle Tours typically varies from 2 to 6 days depending on your starting point. If you start from Manaus in the Northern part of Brazil and want the full experience, then 5 days will be the best option for you. Within these 5 days you will get to explore the mystery of the Amazon jungle while sleeping in a jungle lodge, at a local family's house and going camping. The best thing about sleeping in the jungle is that you get to experience the diverse wildlife at close range both at night and during the day. When going on Amazon Jungle Tours you can go on a canoe trip, where you can fish for piranha and look for pink river dolphins. Also viewing large Caimans can be a possibility while staying at the lodge in the jungle. Trekking the jungle will give you an authentic feeling, being surrounded by spiders, monkeys and beautiful nature. But Amazon Jungle Tours are not just about trekking – you will also learn some survival techniques, which can help you in the tropical challenging forest. Tomorrowmore you will be taught about flora and fauna and the unique way of living when visiting a local family in Caboclo Village, where you also get to spend the night. Spearing fish for dinner and sleeping in a hammock in the jungle is also possible when going on Amazon Jungle Tours. All in all spending 5 days in the jungle can help you to understand nature, living in harmony with your surroundings and cherishing a unique experience that can not be compared to anything else.
When to go?
There is no specific time when it is better to go on Amazon Jungle Tours. It simply just depends on what you want to see, and then choose the season you prefer, as both the dry and the wet seasons has advantages. The wet season runs from mid-December to mid-May and the dry season runs from June to December.
Back to when it all started
The Amazon state became a state of the Brazilian Republic in 1889 and is named after the Amazon River. The state is mostly tropical jungle and a lot of the cities along the rivers are only accessible by boat or plane. The capital city in the state of Amazon is named Manaus and is the largest city in the state. The city holds 1.7 million residents and it is located in the middle of the jungle. One of the largest tourist attractions in Brazil is the Amazon jungle and a lot of travelers go on Amazon Jungle Tours when traveling to Brazil or the surrounding countries. You can also access the Amazon rainforest from Peru, Ecuador, and Bolivia.