Last updated on October 18th, 2018 at 11:00 am
5 Amazon Tours to Explore the Amazon Rainforest
Amazon Tours is the quintessential way to explore the Amazon Rainforest. So, you want to explore the Amazon Rainforest, but aren’t sure what kind of Amazon tour to take? Here are 5 Amazon Tours in Brazil and Argentina to choose from that will help you decide the perfect Amazon tour for you and your fellow travelers.
Amazon Tours in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro & the Amazon Tour 8 Days / 7 Nights
Combine the beaches of Rio de Janeiro with the natural beauty of the Brazil Amazon Rainforest. This popular tour includes a Rio de Janeiro city tour to Sugarloaf Mountain and Corcovado Mountain, plenty of free time to enjoy the beaches of Ipanema and Copacabana, and then a transfer to Manaus to begin the Amazon portion of the tour. Choose any of 13 Brazil Amazon Lodges and stay from 2 to several nights deep in the Amazon. It’s also possible to opt for an Amazon Cruise down the river.
Rio, the Amazon and Salvador Tour 11 Days / 10 Nights
This Amazon tour includes three highlights of Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, the Amazon Rainforest, & the cultural capital of African rhythms in Salvador de Bahia. Similar to the tour outlined above, this Brazil Amazon Tour adds on another popular Brazil destination: Salvador de Bahia. This coastal city was a hotspot for trade during the colonial era, and the rich history and cultural legacy of the African-Brazilians who call Salvador home is still apparent. Watch Capoeira, a type of dance that involves martial arts, or enjoys a delicious meal home-cooked in the Afro-Brazilian style.
Amazon Tours in Peru
A Concise Summary: Incas and the Amazon Tour 7 Days / 6 Nights
Lima, Incas, Pisac & the Sacred Valley, Cuzco & the Rainforest of Puerto Maldonado. This region of the Peruvian rainforest is replete with wildlife and lush forests. Take a canopy walk through the treetops, go canoeing through small rivers and oxbow lakes to see river otters and other animals, or go hunting at night to spot caiman. There are lots of activities to choose from while staying at Posadas Amazon. Plus, combine this Peru Amazon tour with the obligatory trip to Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley and Lima.
Birdwatcher’s Paradise Tour 10 Days / 9 Nights
Lima, Cuzco, Incas, Aguas Calientes, Pisac & Sacred Valley & Tambopata Research Center, a Birdwatcher’s Paradise. Add on a few days in the Tambopata Research Center, an Amazon Lodge located in the Puerto Maldonado region of Peru’s Rainforest. This haven for birdwatcher’s and wildlife lovers is the perfect way to see the most of all that the Peruvian Rainforest has to offer. You may see parrots, macaws, parakeets, hoatzins, and more.
Cuzco & Manu National Park Tour 4 Days / 3 Nights
Amazon tours to the Posadas Amazonas Lodge in Puerto Maldonado. Located just southeast of Cusco and Machu Picchu, Puerto Maldonado is a popular destination for those traveling to Peru and wanting to see both the Inca highlights and the Amazon Rainforest. After visiting Cusco and the surrounding area, take a quick flight to Puerto Maldonado and encounter the wilderness on a Peru Amazon tour while staying at the Posadas Amazonas lodge. If you’re lucky, you may even see an Andean Cock-of-the-Rock, Peru’s national bird.
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