Meeting of the Waters - Janauari Lake
An outstanding river cruise through the Negro river with a visit to the incredible meeting of the waters, where the black water meets the yellow one from the Solimões river.
They roll side by side for about 4 miles without mixing.
After the meeting, the boat will take you to Janauari lake where you will be able to see the giant lily-pads and some monkeys. Still, in the lake, a local restaurant will offer you a very tasty freshwater fish for lunch.
After lunch, the boat continues the trip by navigating through flooded forests (note the season of the year). This incredible waterways created by nature provides an unforgettable experience to see the reflection of the trees canopies in the waters as well as a perfect mirror. (That view depends on the level of the river)
Besides all this, you will have a dozen different perspectives from the boat by observing the natives houses, both on stilts and on floating trees.
After the boat trip, you will visit the 'Opera house, the 'Market' and old 'Houses'
- Adolfo Lisboa
- Opera House visit
- Meeting of the waters
- Pirarucu (Arapaima) fish farm visit
- Janauari lake
- Lunch at a Janauari lake restaurant
- Lily pads
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at your hotel, cruise terminal or previously agreed location.
End location: Back to your hotel
Duration: 5 hours
Some travelers stay longer than others at various sites, and that might change the duration time.
Private Mercedes Van year 2017. Very modern, air-conditioned.
For a different car, please message me for details and quote.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 Reais - Extra drinks and snacks
I am permited to guide only in English - I do not have license to give tours inside the Opera House - Amazon Theater (There are internal and special guides for that tour)
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We had a delightful day with Sardes. He was very knowledgeable and social. All aspects of the tour were well managed and exactly tailored to our requests. We would highly recommend his services as a guide.