Jari Channel

Guided Tours in Santarem and Alter do Chao. Jari Channel a wonderful biodiversity tour with beaches, animals and a lot of beauty.


Alter do Chao tourism is fascinating for the incredible biodiversity and the beauties that we can witness in the fauna and flora of the region such as alligators, iguanas, parrots, porpoises, monkeys, sloths and hundreds of birds, in addition to the countless species of fish. All of this within the reach of our senses and feelings on the Jari Channel tour.


For loving so much what we do, We at Selvagem Tours personalized an unforgettable and incomparable tour to the Jari Channel, including several fantastic attractions in one tour for you, our customer, to know the best options that Alter do Chao has to offer in a unique way, full of joy and satisfaction.

Green lake, Enchanted Forest & Love Island

Shall we start this journey? Right away, our tour in Alter do Chão explores the wonderful Green lake, composed of 14 springs, among which we find the (***) Enchanted Forest , a place worthy of our first stop to swim in a crystal-clear waters with countless fish, in addition to taking a beautiful canoe ride amid the submerged trees in a scenario like those of wild films, where we have the chance to watch birds and, with a little luck, even see monkeys and sloths on the island of Tilheiro.


From the beginning, we are talking about beauty, sensations and love. Well, now you will see Alter do Chao postcard that involves all these elements and much more: We will visit the Love island, sailing slowly on both sides of a beach very well frequented by most of the people who visit this region. In the passage, you will see the native tents and our extensive beaches. We will also see the Piraoca mountain from inside the boat, a prominent geographical point, which at the top provides a fantastic 360-degree view of the region.

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Piranhas Lake and Curucu beach

We will continue passing by the Piranhas Lake (what a fear!) With real piranhas of various sizes, stopping farther down at Cururu beach, a traditional crossing point, safe for a refreshing dip directly in the waters of the Tapajos River, in a stunning setting. Take the opportunity to record these moments, because it is worth it! 

Moça beach

We will continue to Moça beach, our favorite stop, where we will have a delicious beach picnic with fresh fruits: watermelon, pineapple, banana, passion fruit, orange, apple and coconut. Another beautiful scenery for photos, maybe walking on the beach of white sand or playing on giant rocks and swimming on a beach that looks like the sea.

Crocodile lake and Rock tip beach.

We will then sail to the Crocodile lake and beach, one of the most beautiful lakes in the region, where nature is still in balance and harmony with otters, alligators, turtles and a lot of beauty. You will have a few minutes of peace in this beautiful lake to reflect on the beautiful stops we made during the day (note: one of the sets of the children’s film TAINÁ III, more precisely the scene of the final battle in the film, was on the shores of the Crocodile lake).

There’s more, much more! Now, we arrive at the wonderful Rock tips beach, which has visual uniqueness, combining beauty and tranquility to have lunch and rest on the beach before crossing the Tapajos River for our main attractions. If you want, we can also have lunch at Saulo´s home, a tourist reference when it comes to the region’s restaurant, on top of a hill, looking out over the beautiful Tapajos River.

Jari Channel

Here our tour becomes an adventure for your senses… It is extraordinary to see the Jari Channel flooding our eyes with incredible landscapes, possibly alligators on the river’s edge (rest assured, they are very sociable!), Iguanas climbing trees, dozens of parrots flying over our vessel and maybe fish jumping out of the water. We will stop at (****) Mr. Ederval´s property, where we will take a private tour to observe monkeys, sloth animals and learn about the fauna and flora of the Jari Channel. We will continue a few more kilometers through the channel to witness the sunset in this wonderful natural paradise, before we return to Alter do Chao.

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We highly recommend making your reservations in advance, as our tours are EXCLUSIVE and of a high demand.

Information about Tour

CAT “Alter do Chao Tourist Assistance Center”
1 Day
09:00 Hours
10:00 Hours
19:00 Hours
Portuguese, English, French, Russian and Spanish

Em todos nossos passeios oferecemos gratuitamente para seu conforto e bem estar:

Guia turístico, serviço de praia, água, gelo, frutas frescas e cerveja “nas lanchas”, caipirinhas e caipifrutas “nos barcos”.



Devido à natural mudança do nível das águas, atrações e localidades poderão ser alteradas, sempre mantendo a qualidade e o padrão de todos os passeios.

Podemos personalizar essa aventura ao seu gosto, necessidade ou quantidade de dias. Para garantir seu lugar na embarcação, faça sua(s) reserva(s) com antecedência.


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(***) Floresta Encantada R$ 60.00 reais por canoas com 5 pessoas

(****) Sr. Ederval – Atrações são opcionais – Há um custo de R$ 20.00 por pessoa para as pessoas que queiram fazer seu tour privado da propriedade.


Guided Tours in Santarem and Alter do Chao