• Brazil
  • 4 Days

Amazonian Balance

  • Basecamp Retreat
  • Nature Immersion
  • 4 days; 3 nights
  • 2 to 2 travelers
  • Begins & ends in Tefé
Located in Tefé in the state of Amazonas, Pousada Uakari is in the heart of the Mamirauá Reserve, one of Brazil's largest environmental reserves which features the greatest animal and vegetation diversity in Brazil. The Pousada Uakari Lodge operates under a community-based tourism method. It aims to generate income for locals as well as contribute to the preservation of natural resources. The Mamirauá Institute and 10 traditional communities that currently live on the limits of the national reserve manage the lodge together. Get excited for an unforgettable trip to the enchanting Amazon, where you’ll have the opportunity to live with and learn from these traditional communities’ ways of life.read more

At a Glance

Creature comforts

comfortable


Physical activity

light


Ground support

fully guided

Terrain

  • Forest
  • Rivers
  • Jungle
  • Village Life

Practicalities

  • For ages 12+
  • Fluent english spoken

Activities

  • Trekking
  • Canoeing

Your Local Expert

Marianne Costa

Marianne Costa is a social entrepreneur, founder of Vivejar. She promotes  in Brazil tourism that generates income and inclusion, preserves nature and transforms lives. Vivejar is a brazilian tour operator focused on transformational and responsible trips. In 2018, Vivejar became awarded with the main brazilian sustainable travel and tourism prizes and also is a certified B Corp, leading the responsible tourism movement in Brazil throug Coletivo Muda - Brazilian Collective for Responsible Tourism and Vivejar Institute, a not-for-profit organisation that will address the needs of community tourism development around Brazil.read more

The Journey

Day 1

DAY 1 –TEFÉ / MAMIRAUÁ (D)

Transfer from the airport or hotel to Lake Tefé port, where you will boat for approximately 1 hour up to the floating lodge. After you check-in and hear a short presentation about the space, you will explore the area by trail or canoe (it will depend on the season). You will return at the end of the day for dinner and enjoy a presentation about the history of the Mamirauá Reserve and all the projects that take place in it.read more

Day 2

DIA 2 – Amazons Trails e Riverside Communities (B, L, D)

After breakfast, it's time to visit one of the local riverside communities. A local guide will explain the daily lives of the inhabitants of this forest who are often required to adapt due to the forest's water levels (that vary about 12 meters according to the season). After lunch and time to rest, you will go by trail or canoe to explore the region. You will return to the lodge for dinner, after which you will go on an evening experience in the forest (around 7:00pm). Discover, observe, and listen to the different inhabitants of this environment at night.read more

Day 3

DAY 3 – Canoeing + Mamirauá Lake nightlight spot (B, L, D)

In the morning, depart for a canoe through the streams around the lodge and observe the flora and fauna of this unique ecosystem. After lunch and time for rest, you will depart for a boat trip on Lake Mamirauá. This will be your longest journey in the reserve and you will learn more about the history of the area directly from the local guides. After sunset, on the way back, you might see some nocturnal animals.read more

Day 4

DAY 4 –MAMIRAUÁ / TEFÉ (B)

The time to say goodbye to Uakari Lodge has come. You will have an early breakfast at 5:30 am and depart at 6:00am for Tefé (airport or hotel).

Included

  • Transportation

    Land transfers Tefé (airport or hotel) / Port / Tefé; River transfers Port / Uakari Lodge / Port;

  • Local Guides

  • Lodging

    4 overnights at Pousada Uakari (Double Room);

  • Meals

    Meals as mentioned - Breakfast (C) / Lunch (L) / Dinner (J);

  • Experiences and activities as described in the itinerary

  • Fees

    Visitation / preservation fees;

  • Travel insurance.

Not Included

  • Flights

  • Personal expenses;

  • Beverages;

  • Other meals and items not mentioned as included

Private Departures

Private departures, for just you and your friends or family

Flexible dates

  • 2 travelers$654 per person
Pricing depends on group size and host availability

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