Take a trip to Amazon to experience a feel of wilderness!

Posted by manausjungletours on January 22nd, 2015

Adventure trips have become the in-thing today for many travelers. Travelers are getting bored of the mundane honeymoon destinations and are looking for more adventurous trips to get an adrenaline rush. Amazon forest features as one of ‘must-visit’ destinations in many travel magazine and websites. It is known for its lush green landscapes and beaches. The Amazon River is one of the widest and most exotic ones in the world.

What is the best time to visit Amazon?

The best time to visit the place depends on one’s choice as it can be visited all year round. The place experiences rainfall during mid-December to mid-May and dry season from June to December. Most of the tourists prefer to visit the place between March to June which is a comparatively a season of less rains and when most of the tour operators organize canoe and boat tours.

What is the Amazon tour experience like?

A typical Amazon tour can last between 2-6 days. You could start from Manaus if you want the longest tour of the Amazon. During this time, one can enjoy piranha fishing, alligator spotting, dolphin spotting, canoeing, and guided treks. You could enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunsets and can learn about jungle survival from the guides. Bird watching is another great activity that one can indulge in. Amazon beaches are very pristine and you can indulge in beach activities.

What to consider before you plan this trip?

  • Duration of the stay: There are several packages available for you to choose from. These are tailored to suit every traveler’s needs. If you are interested in getting to know the Amazonian culture, then stay longer and opt for the 5-6 day long tour.

  • Physical capability: A jungle trip is not a mean task. Before you embark on the trip, ensure complete physical fitness and take vaccinations to guard you against diseases that are available in any hospital. Take enough medication along to cater for medical emergencies. Whether it is a trek into the wilderness of the jungle or the Amazon boat tour, take note of any expected sickness that you are prone to and cater to it.

  • Do your homework: As alluring as the brochures may make the trip look like, do your own research. Not all tour companies are reliable. Seek online reviews on the best tour operator and also on the best package. You also need to seek information on the do’s and don’ts.

  • Look out for experiences tour guides: An experienced tour guide can take your travel experience up a notch whereas a bad one can ruin the whole experience. A good guide will show all the must-see’s in the area including knowledge sharing about medicinal and plantation trees. They will also ensure your safety.

While on the Amazon tour, don’t forget a tour to Presidente Figueiredo, the waterfalls around which are a hit among masses and provide splendid views. A jungle experience is incomplete without these amazing tours.

For more information about amazing tours and Amazon Lodge in Manaus please visit www.manausjungletours.com

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