Presidente Figueiredo waterfalls
DEPARTURES: From Tuesdays to Saturdays,
NO DEPARTURES: on Sundays, Mondays and holidays;
RATE: R$ 226,00 per person
MINIMUM: 4 people.
Presidente Figueiredo City, the scenery of adventure and ecological tourism, opens its
gates for you. Created in 1981, the city received its
name in homage to the first President of Amazonas
Province, João Baptista de Figueiredo Terreiro Aranha (1798-1861).
Accessed by BR 174 highway and sited 107 km north of
Manaus, the city lives from mineral extraction,
agriculture and tourism. In the second fortnight on May,
the city celebrates the Cupuaçu Party, fruit of which is
the largest producer in Amazonas State.
Its area holds
ecological reserves, aboriginal areas (Waimiri Atroari),
small mining farm, Balbina hydroelectric dam (70 km far
from Pres. Figueiredo City), caves, grottos, lakes,
rivers, small creeks (igaparés) and many waterfalls and