Folklore Festival of Parintins

The Parintins folk festival is recognized as the largest popular and cultural festival in the State of Amazonas. This party is held annually on the last weekend of June in the city of Parintins. The festival is an open air performance, the most important event being the dispute between two folkloric oxen, the Blue Capricious Ox and the Red Ox. The presentation takes place at the Bumbódromo for three nights. The legends, myths and facts of history are recreated and exhibited in a spectacular way, between fires and amazing visual effects.

Meeting of the Waters

The Meeting of Waters is perhaps the greatest reference of intangible heritage of Manaus. All that is said about this hydrological phenomenon, which unites the Negro and Solimões rivers, is not an exaggeration. The experience of seeing this “encounter” enchants the eyes. There is not much to describe, just contemplate.

Alligator Focus

An adventure through the lakes (river channels) and holes (narrow paths that cross the igapós) of the Amazonian natural beauty, bordering the river, a destination full of wildlife. This river tour is a wonderful experience for first-time visitors.

Anavilhanas Archipelago

Anavilhanase National Park Its permanent river islands form the second largest fluvial archipelago in the world, with a composition of rare dimensions that changes completely according to the level of the waters. The archipelago has approximately 400 islands, 60 lakes and dozens of paranás (river channels) and holes (narrow paths that cross the igapós), forming a charming labyrinth that can be appreciated from various perspectives: aerial, boarded, diurnal and nocturnal.

Catalan floating community

A community that lives on the waters of the black river in floating houses, besides being a tourist attraction by itself, the Catalan draws attention by the calm way of life of the riverbank and its colorful and well ventilated houses. In this community has a floating where you can observe the pirarucu, the largest freshwater fish in the world.

Janauari Lake

The name JANAUARI has indigenous origin, where JAUARI means tree of the earth and JAUANÁ indigenous tribe. The Janauari community is made up of 5 sub-communities: Vila Nova, São José II, São Pedro, Vila Brasil and Janauarilândia (floating community). This last one, much visited by account of the famous victories-regia. The Janauari community is part of the Janauari Fluvial Park that is part of the Environmental Protection Area Encontro das Águas.

Ecological park of Janauarilandia

An area of ​​9 thousand hectares with forests of terra firme, várzea and igapós. The tours are usually made by canoe, navigating the igapós interspersed with large and small trees with vines, vegetation typical of this ecosystem. In the Lake of the Victory-Régias, there is a rustic but safe footbridge that takes the visitor to know this beautiful Amazonian flower.

Flooded forest

The igarapés and igapós confuse the mind with treetops that merge in the reflection of the waters; monkey who jumps out of the forest and invades simple boats with exalted visitors; porpoises that always exhibit themselves when another stranger arrives; and dark waters that rip the largest rainforest on the planet.

Brown Waterfall

The Castanho Waterfall can reach 6m fall at the height of the drought, and be completely submerged in the flood of the river. In addition to the small fall, the river with slow flow forms luscious pools above the waterfall. With the shallower water there, the water becomes more transparent. After the fall, the river flows into the Rio Negro.

Seringal Museum

Attracting visitors who want to get a closer look at the seringal man’s way of being and living, the Seringal Vila Paraiso Museum is the largest tourist and cultural project of the State Government, as it shows the golden age of the Rubber Cycle and offers a wide view of the situation of the rubber plantations at that time. It is formed by period ambiences (rubber cycle) with furniture and utensils that testify to the richness of the rubber plantations, when rubber was at the peak of its economic valorization.

DessanaTukana Indigenous Tribe

If you are thinking of going to the Amazon to see wild Indians and unexplored places: this is not the tour. It is possible to have that experience there, but the process is much more complicated. The Dessana Tucana tribe is more civilized, but its members still preserve their customs and culture, leaving the experience very rich and with nothing to be desired.

Village of Paricatuba

The historical importance of the village dates back to the 19th century, with the construction of the imposing building Belizario Pena, in 1898, at the economic heights of rubber. The decade of the 70 registered the decline of Paricatuba. The luxurious building was abandoned and turned into ruins. Today, the place is visited by tourists interested in knowing the history and what remains of the building Belizario Pena, in addition to the natural beauties of the village.

Botostucuxis and pink

The tour is valid because no boto is taken out of its natural environment, they do not live in captivity, nor do they go through training. The purpose of the tour is to swim with the dolphins in their natural surroundings, ale more, the diving in Rio Negro is delicious, the water is warm and without strong currents. An excellent call for the recurring heat in the North.

Moon beach

It is a seasonal beach of the Rio Negro, which depends on the flood-filled river dynamics throughout the year. The sand strip only appears well when the river is low, in the ebb, between September and January

Tupé Beach

The beach is very beautiful, has white sand and some isolated trees that give a superdifferent aspect. Tupé Beach is on the left bank of the Rio Negro, 34 km from Manaus. It is considered a Sustainable Development Reserve.

Big Beach

Beach located on the banks of the Negro River, about 100 km far from Manaus and near the Anavilhanas Islands. It is a fluvial island of fine white sands bathed by the waters of the Rio Negro. The vegetation is abundant and of an intense green tone. At the time of the ebb, it reaches an extension of almost 1.5 km

Beach Açutuba

One of the most beautiful of the Amazon, with its white sands bathed by the dark waters of the Negro River, which win a bluish tint under the sun. The beach only has a wide strip of white sand in the period of the drought of the rivers, usually from August or September, which is not a good bathing period due to cauixi. The best time for bathing is before that, when the ebb has begun, but the river is not yet so dry.