ERÊ PACKAGES - SPECIAL OFFERS BY VIVERDE
Erê is the name of the first manatee conceived and born in captivity. Its name means Happiness/Emotion in indigenous language.
Erê packages was concieved to give the visitors the opportunity to know the region in a cheaper way and with expenses under control. Manaus city, with its history and culture, and the Amazon forest (Amazon Eco Lodge package), fauna, flora and locals are best attractive of the Amazonas State.
Package includes: One (1) day rate at Tropical Hotel (Luxury room) breakfast inclusive and 4 days at Amazon Ecopark Lodge (Transfer Tropical Hotel->Ecopark->Airport, accommodation (Superior room) and full board - breakfast, lunch and dinner except drinks and the excursions of the package).
Package DOES NOT include: Air-tickets to/from Manaus, tours and other transfers in Manaus, travel insurance, carrier, tips, extra expenses, drinks at Ecopark and meals and drinks at Tropical Hotel (only breakfast included) and everything else not listed above as included.
Attention: The mentioned excursions can be changed according to the weather conditions or stronger reasons, always aiming guest´s safety and satisfaction.
*Limited to one kid per room.
DAY BY DAY DESCRIPTION
1st day - Arriving in Manaus at Eduardo Gomes international airport, use the taxi desk service at airport for transportation to the Tropical Hotel. This transportation is not included in the package and in may costs around R$ 80,00. Attention: Tropical hotel day rates beginning only after 2:00PM, although if there is room available it is possible to check-in around noon. Note taxis are reliable, economic and easy for transportation to/from airport and to move around Manaus. Late afternoon and night free to know Manaus by yourself. Do not forget to visit Largo São Sebastião, square in front of the Opera House (The visit to the Opera closes at 5:00PM - Sunday and Monday at 2:00PM). Other places, such as the Municipal Market and Ponta Negra (next door) are also worth a visit.
2nd day - Breakfast, check-out the hotel and around 8:30AM, wait for the Amazon Ecopark guide in the lobby bar of the Tropical Hotel (tolerance of 10 min, major delays do not hesitate to contact us or directly to the lodge). Transfer to the Amazon Ecopark Jungle Lodge. Regional juice reception and accommodation. Lunch. Visit to the "caboclos ribeirinhos"(locals living along the river) to know their customs with fishing opportunity. Dinner. Night ride in canoe with Alligator spotting. Overnight at lodge.
3rd day - Breakfast and ecological hike. Lunch. Non-motorized canoe ride to enjoy the local flora and fauna. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
4th day - Breakfast and departure for the tour to the meeting of the waters with lunch and optional tour in canoes for fishing (not included in the package). Return in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
5th day - Breakfast and visit the Monkey Forest. Check out at 11:30AM and transfer to Manaus, arriving around 12:00PM in Eduardo Gomes Airport.
See you next time! Amazonas people & Forest and Viverde Team thanks for your visit.
The Erê Amazon Lodge package includes:
- Transfer Airport - Hotel upon arrival.
- One night at Tropical Ecoresort, accommodation in Deluxe room and breakfast at Coffee Shop.
- City Tour (Teatro Amazonas - Opera House closes on Sundays and holidays - and Municipal Market, no tickets).
- 5 days & 4 nights package at Amazon Lodge: transfer, accommodation in room with private bath, full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner - no drinks) and excursions as described in the package with bilingual guide (English-Portuguese).
The package does not include: Air-tickets to/from Manaus, travel insurance, carrier, tips, Opera House tickets, extra expenses, drinks at Amazon lodge, drinks and meals at Tropical Hotel, drinks in the meeting of waters tour and everything else not listed above as included.
- Flights arriving in the afternoon of first day (not on Saturdays) and leaving in the afternoon of the sixth day. For different flights, consider extra night or adjust in the program.
- For comfort and safety, only bags till 5 Kg are allowed. Main luggage can be stored in the office luggage storage room in Manaus.
- WHAT TO BRING: Light cotton clothes, long sleeve shirts, a light raincoat, T-shirts, hat, good hiking shoes/boots, socks, pants & shorts, sun block, sunglasses, flashlight, swimsuit, insect repellent. Optional: Binoculars, books, camera & film, personal medicine, sweatshirt or sweater.
The excursions can change depending on weather or major reasons, always looking for guests' safety and satisfaction.
DAY BY DAY DESCRIPTION
1st day - Arriving in Manaus, at Eduardo Gomes International airport, at the disembark area look for the sign with your name or "Amazon Lodge". The transfer service to the Hotel Tropical Manaus hotel (the largest and most famous hotel of Manaus, located in Av. Cel. Teixeira, 1.320 Ponta Negra beach neighborhoods, close to the airport). Check-in in Deluxe Room. Attention: Tropical hotel day rates beginning only after 2 PM, although if there is room available it is possible to check-in around noon. Free afternoon and evening to enjoy the leisure area of hotel or take a River bath at beach or sightseeing at Ponta Negra walkways. Free night (dinner is not included).
2nd day - Breakfast. Remember, it is served from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Tropical Coffee shop. At 8:30 AM, check-out, pay extras and wait for the Amazon Lodge guide to begin the City Tour (9:00 AM).
Visit the Opera House or Teatro Amazonas (Entrance tickets are not included), Market of Fish & Banana, Municipal Market and a stop for lunch (Lunch is not included).
Transfer starting at 1:00PM departure from hotel in Manaus to Amazon Lodge. It is 4 stages until reach Amazon Eco Lodge in two cars and two speedboats, 3:30h the whole transfer it is already an excursion the way in.
Stage 1 - By car: from Airport or Hotel in Manaus, to Ceasa Harbor (last 30 minutes).
Stage 2 - By speedboat: from Ceasa Harbor to Careiro Village (last 30 minutes) to cross the Amazon River pass to the meeting of the water, and it is a junction of the Negro River and Solimões River, that form the Amazon River (the boat stop 10 minutes) to take some pictures and the guide will explain about this phenomenon.
Stage 3 - By car: from Careiro Village to Maçarico River, 60 km paved and dirty road (last 1 hour and 15 minutes). In the way, in you can enjoy the beautiful landscape from Amazon nature. In this transfer, has a stop to see the (Water Lilies) in the lake beside the road.
Stage 4 - By speedboat: through Maçarico River to Amazon Eco Lodge (last 1 hour and 15 minutes). In this way through the small river you can see the flooded forest and it landscape!
With arrival in the Amazon Eco Lodge around Sun set time, welcome drinks check in. Dinner 7:00PM as Buffet style. Overnight.
3rd day - Breakfast at 07:00AM.
08:15AM time for morning rainforest trekking. The whole morning walking through the jungle with our guide to listening and may have chances to see the wildlife, our guide will explain and show how to use the medicinal plants, and also how the Amazon people use it in their culture to cure some kind of diseases, the guide will share his knowledge about the Amazon rainforest to explain how the ecosystem behave. 11:30AM return to the Amazon Eco Lodge and lunch time at 12:00MD.
3:30h Excursion to reconnaissance the area of the Amazon Eco Lodge, the length of the reserve is 337 hectares of rainforest. By motorized wooded canoe our guide will show the beautiful view of the rainforest, surrounded by Juma river and look for the wildlife as monkey, dolphin, sloth, parrot, macaw, herons, kingfisher, cormorant, ospreys and many others sort of birds, it is just a estimative that you can see something in our preserve rainforest. Listen, maybe you can see or not all the birds and animals that we mentioned above. The Amazon Eco Lodge can guarantee to you the most intact and protected rainforest.
Dinner 7:00PM as Buffet style. 08:00PM Caiman Spotting. Overnight.
4th day - 05:30AM In the early morning excursion for the Sunrise tour by wooden canoe our guide will take our guest way from the Amazon Eco Lodge to a spot that has panoramic view to see and to take picture the sunrise, after return to the Amazon Lodge.
Breakfast at 07:00AM. 08:15AM excursion by wooden canoe to visit the local native people to see and to understand how they live. Our guide will do his best to introduce their custom to the visitor. The native people live around the river and live from that they plant, hunt and fish. Our guide will go to take our guest to walk in their plantation of fruits, manioc, banana, pineapple, cupuaçu and others types of plants. Our guest will go to stay at their house for the whole morning and going to feel the atmosphere as native too. 11:30AM return to the Amazon Eco Lodge and lunch time at 12:00MD.
3:30pm with motorized wood canoe, our guide will go to take our guest to fishing "Piranha" the easiest to catch, the Juma river has many different species of fish as tucunaré fish, pirarucu fish, tambaqui fish, but it needs technique and time to catch other types of fish. Usually most of our guests catch a Piranha.
5th day - Breakfast at 07:00AM. 09:00AM day out of tour, with motorized woods canoe, our excursion will go to take the whole day out of Amazon Eco Lodge, it goes to visit school and another river called Mamori, where we can show different biodiversity of the low land forest, called Várzea. In this tour, the lunch use to be in the river shore or in the native house at 12:00MD, after lunch at 14:00PM, with our motorized canoe we keep explore the Mamori river area, to see more of it, and some wildlife then return the way back to the Amazon Eco Lodge, arrival around 04:30PM.
6th day - 08:00PM, after the Brazilian Breakfast check out and departure to Manaus with estimative around 11:00AM, with Drop Off at the Airport in Manaus. See you soon! The Amazonas State and Viverde Turismo are glad with your visit!