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Juma Lodge Excursions

Floating of Pirarucu: The Pirarucu (Arapaima gigas), known as "The Giant of fresh water", is one fish species that can reach over three meters and 200 kg weight! At the way back from Juma, we stopped at the Floating of Pirarucu where we can feed them and feel all your strength.
Included in packages: All.
Meeting of Waters: The transportation to the lodge pass by the amazing meeting of waters of Negro River and Amazonas River (called locally by Solimões). The waters of the two rivers run side by side long way without mixing. It is possible to feel the differences of temperature(8oC) and speed.
Included in packages: All.
Canoe Ride: This tour will be done paddling a canoe by streams and "igapós". During the journey maybe, with luck, we can observe river dolphins.
Included in packages: Arara, Mutum, Tucano, Uirapuru and Selva.
Caiman spotting: At night, the expedition to look for Amazon caimans. The guide directs the flashlights to the river banks fixing the light in an alligator eyes, which stays immediately paralyzed. Its eyes turn red with the torch of light, showing its exact position. Then, the guide captures the caiman and places aboard the boat to be examined. After that, the animal is returned to the River.
Included in packages: All.
Sunrise: At sunrise, we'll look at the wonderful sky color changes under the Amazonian bird songs and we will do bird watching (guides using binoculars and trained in bird watching).
Included in packages: All.
Jungle Trekking: It is done always in trails little exploited, the guide explains about fauna and flora as well as overview instructions of survival in jungle.
Included in packages: All.
Jungle Trekking (Night): We will embark upon a jungle night walk, the time of day in which animals make the most sounds and the light of the forest is minimal, thus making the experience much more authentic and mysterious. The night walk provides a wholly unique experience from any of the lodge´s day trips.
Included in packages: Uirapuru and Selva.
Planting a Tree: We will embark upon a jungle night walk, the time of day in which animals make the most sounds and the light of the forest is minimal, thus making the experience much more authentic and mysterious. The night walk provides a wholly unique experience from any of the lodge´s day trips.
Included in packages: Tucano, Uirapuru and Selva.
Tour around the Lodge: Juma, built on stilts, will be seen from another angle: bottom. It is very interesting to understand how the hotel was built. The ride is done by boat (in high water season) or walk (in drought season).
Included in packages: All.
Piranha Fishing: Tour in wooden canoe like the local people to fish the famous Piranha and also other species of the region.
Included in packages: Arara, Mutum, Tucano, Uirapuru and Selva.
Talk: one of our guides will make an informal speech telling about his own life (our guides are native), their habits and legends.
Included in packages: Arara, Mutum, Tucano, Uirapuru and Selva.
Picnic in the Forest: Lunch (regional cuisine barbecue) served in the middle of the forest, after a walk. After lunch, the guests will be able to rest in hammocks.
Included in packages: Mutum, Tucano, Uirapuru and Selva.
Visit to the Locals House: The local people will teach how to make manioc powder, the main economical activity in the region and about medicinal plants. We will also have the opportunity to see the extraction of latex from a rubber tree (responsible wealth of Manaus in late 19th century).
Included in packages: Mutum, Tucano, Uirapuru and Selva.
Visit Sumaúma Tree: Visit a giant and ancient Sumaúma, 300 years old. The Sumaúma tree is considered the largest tree of Amazon forest, both higher and diameter of the trunk.
Included in packages: Tucano, Uirapuru and Selva.
Handicraft Class: At Juma deck, one of the guides will tech how to make handicrafts with the babassu straw, açaí seeds, fish scale, among other stuf.
Included in packages: Tucano, Uirapuru and Selva.
Climbing in Trees: Juma in partnership with Amazon Tree Climbing, team specialized in climbing trees, allow another perspective of the forest, exploring the tree top of the largest and tallest trees in the Amazon forest.
Included in packages: Uirapuru and Selva.
Overnight in the forest: after dinner, surround the Juma lodge, we will set camp with hammocks to spend the night, trying the unique experience of sleeping in hammocks in the middle of the forest, hearing the sounds of the forest.
Included in packages: Uirapuru and Selva.