Ecotourism in Alter do Chao – FLONA Jamaraqua is a fabulous tour with unique communities, beaches, trails, canoe rides and native delicacies.
Ecotourism in Alter do Chao
Ecotourism in Alter do Chao “Tapajos National Forest” is a fabulous tour with numerous attractions, great beauty and a unique learning opportunity. For us at Selvagem Tours FLONA Jamaraqua is a “journey” a pleasant way to explore various beaches, attractions and communities before arriving in Jamaraqua; to the other companies it is simply a “destination.”
We customize our FLONA Jamaraqua tour as follows: We leave Alter do Chao southbound in the Tapajós river passing through the Jacundá Lake stopping at the (1) Mureta Lake to walk on the beach and swim directly into the clean waters of the Tapajós River.
We will visit the (2) Jurucuri Lake and go to the historic (3) Pindobal Beach where you will learn about the rubber history in the Amazons. We will continue enjoying the beautiful beaches of (4) Cajutuba with another stop in (5) Aramanai beach to take pictures and enjoy a refreshing swim. We´ll proceed to (6) Santo Domingo and (7) Maguari Beach with opportunities for beautiful photos.
Next, stop (8) FLONA Jamaraqua where we will go straight to the lovely (9) stream of Jamaraqua with crystal clear water, numerous fish and a lot of beauty to make a delicious picnic with fresh fruits “watermelon, pineapple, banana, passion fruit, orange, apple and coconut.”
We will walk to a great (10) local craft store where you can buy rubber products produced by the natives in accessible prices. Then We’ll make the famous (***) (11) Jamaraqua track with a local guides walking 7 km in 3-4 hours, visiting a huge samaúma tree, observe the viewpoint of the Tapajós River seeing varies animals and learning an unforgettable education of the fauna and flora of the region. Also available is a smaller trail “3 km 1.5 hours” just walking through the forest.
(****) (12) Homemade Native Lunch – Do you still remember your grandmother cooking? YES? This is the taste and quality of the delicious native lunch we will experience with wild chicken fresh fish and other delicacies. After you delight yourself with the native cuisine we will go appreciate the sunset in a (*****) (13) Canoe trip on the stream with many beautiful landscapes concluding our stay in FLONA Jamaraqua returning to Alter do Chao in a starry sky.
“You also have the option to do this tour in 2 days camping in the forest with fire and an orchestra of nocturnal animals, camping on the beach with fire watching a beautiful starry sky or comfortably staying in the Nirvana of the Tapajos hostel to enjoy our amazon nights.”
Ecotourism in Alter do Chao – We personalize our tours with a lot of pleasure and our customers in mind. We strive to deliver a service as good as possible. Quite simply, we never forget that you are important.
For your comfort and well-being, we offer free of charge tour guide, beach service, water, ice, fresh fruit and beer “in the fast boats” and caipirinhas “in the big regional ships”. Additionally in the big regional ships we have a full bar stocked with the best hot and cold beverage. In long trips, we supply fishing equipment, hammocks and tents for camping. Always at your disposal, there will be a wonderful crew totally dedicated to your day of pleasure.
Departure location CAT “Tourist information center of Alter do Chão” click to see map
Duration 1 or 2 Days
Departure time 10:00 Hours
Return time 19:00 Hours
Tour available in Portuguese, English, Russian and Spanish
Payment methods Reservation in advance by wire | Cash | Credit cards
* Fast boats – They are all new boats, powerful engines; all safety equipment, leather seats and sum covers.
** Big regional ships – They have four different ambient, two executive suites, one lounge for leisure or rest, stand up board, kayak, barbecue place, music equipment, powerful engine and all safety equipment.
*** Track is optional cost of R$ 20.00 per person for the community of FLONA Jamaraqua
**** Lunch optional cost of R$ 20.00 per person for the native house
***** Canoe trip optional cost of R$ 10.00 per person for the community of FLONA Jamaraqua
Note – Due to the natural change of the water level, attractions and locality can be changed “we will always maintain the quality and standard of all tours”
Reservations for “Ecotourism in Alter do Chao” can be made in person at the Selvagem Tours port depending on the availability of seats or to secure your place on the boat make your reservations in advance by bank transfer.