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Amazon Fishing Trips offers two distinctly different Adventures. Read below to find out more about our Amazon Fishing Adventure Tour (8 Days / 7 Nights), or to learn more about our Tropical Aquarium Fish in Nature Tour (12 Days / 11 Nights).

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The typical Amazon River Boat is a double-decker open boat with a powerful
diesel engine and plenty of cover from the scorching sun.

What Makes Us Different?
Unlike other tour companies that take you to air-conditioned stationary rafts, we will fly you directly into the heart of the jungle - far north up the Rio Negro to the best fishing locations in the Amazon. You will live on board an Amazon River Boat during the tour. This boat will become your mobile center of operations during your stay.

As for the Fishing Boats, we do not use power boats with 40 HP engines - because these boats cannot enter the shallow mouths of the Igarapes (the prestigious Sidearms). We use small aluminum boats with 15 HP engines that can travel anywhere with only one guide, and with just 2 fishermen per boat.

AMAZON FISHING ADVENTURE – 8 DAYS & 7 NIGHTS
You will see the true deep Amazon rainforest and its inhabitants: giant otters, freshwater dolphins, McCaws and Amazon parrots, howler monkeys and the harmless Jakare caiman.

DAY 1 - Tuesday - Arrival at Manaus
Overnight stay at hotel in Manaus
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DAY 2 - Wednesday - Proceed to Upper Rio Negro by plane
05:00 – Check out of hotel
Flight RL4802 from Manaus to Upper Rio Negro – departs 06:30 arrives 09:30
Travel to fishing point by Amazon-style boat (approximately a 4 hour trip). Location changes depending on the season.
14:00-17:00 – Afternoon fishing (Unless trip takes longer - then afternoon fishing is not offered)
19:00 – Dinner

DAY 3 - Thursday - All-day fishing
05:00 – Get up and have breakfast.
06:00-12:00 – First fishing of the day
12:00 – Lunch
14:00-17:00 – Second fishing of the day
19:00 – Dinner

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DAY 4 - Friday - All-day fishing
05:00 – Breakfast
06:00-12:00 – First fishing of the day
12:00 – Lunch
14:00-17:00 – Second fishing of the day
19:00 – Dinner

DAY 5 - Saturday - All-day fishing
05:00 – Breakfast
06:00-12:00 – First fishing of the day
12:00 – Lunch
14:00-17:00 – Second fishing of the day
19:00 – Dinner

DAY 6 - Sunday - All-day fishing and return to local city that night
05:00 – Breakfast
06:00-12:00 – First fishing of the day
12:00 – Lunch
14:00-17:00 – Second fishing of the day (Unless travel to and from location shortens the fishing day - then afternoon fishing is not offered)
19:00 – Dinner & return trip to local city
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DAY 7 - Monday - Return to Manaus by plane
Flight RL4803 from Upper Rio Negro to Manaus – departs 10:30 arrives 12:40
Afternoon free for sightseeing
Overnight stay at the hotel in Manaus

DAY 8 - Tuesday - Depart Manaus
Checkout of hotel in Manaus and start your return trip home

Amazon Fishing Adventure – 8 Days & 7 Nights
TOUR - 1  • October 14 – 21, 2004
Number of people: 10 to 12
Location: Upper Rio Negro

TOUR - 2  • October 11 – 18, 2004
Number of people: 10 to 12
Location: Upper Rio Negro

TOUR - 3  • December 09 – 16, 2004
Number of people: 10 to 12
Location: Upper Rio Negro

TOUR - 4  • January 13 – 20, 2005
Number of people: 10 to 12
Location: Upper Rio Negro

-----> PRICE $2,950.00 (USD)

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TROPICAL AQUARIUM FISH IN NATURE TOUR – 12 DAYS & 11 NIGHTS
If you have always dreamed of seeing how tropical fish are collected, transported and shipped all over the world - please join us for an expedition into the Eastern Amazon. Here you will see many of the most popular aquarium fish in their natural habitat.

We leave Manaus for the Amazon port city of Santarem. From there our Amazon River Boat will take you across the mighty Amazon and into the forested areas around Obidos and the Lago Grande de Santarem.

The schedule changes with the level of water and season. Here is our itinerary from last years trip:

Day 1
Visit with our export station in Manaus, then fly to Santarem. Arrive at the Amazon River Boat and get settled in by visiting one of Santarem's finest Churrascarias (steak resto).
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Day 2
Cross the black Rio Tapajos and enter the mouth of the Lago Grande Santarem. At the far western end of the gigantic lake we board a bus for the remote caboclo communities of Mata Limpa and Traira. Late night arrival in Traira with night walk in the forest and night fishing with spears.

Day 3
Morning swim with discus, dwarf cichlids and pike cichlids at Traira. All day snorkeling and fish watching in a pristine forest with many kingfishers, parrots and other birds.

Day 4-5
Easy bridge walk across the swamp to the Mata Limpa community to snorkel and see tetras, angels and hundreds of other fishes in the clear water inside a spectacular bamboo forest. Or: Endurance-testing walk to the mouth of the Igarape Traira in the Lago Grande to see hundreds of birds and stingrays, and to fish for peacock bass.

Day 6
return to Lago Grande by bus, stop along the way at clear water streams to see Apistogramma and many other small fish. Cross the Lago Grande at night.

Day 7
Cross the Amazon at one of its widest points and boat upstream to the beautiful town of Obidos. Visit the famous Fishmarket in Obidos and film the many freshwater dolphins in the harbour basin.

Day 8
Cross into the giant Lagoon upstream and enter the clear water feeder streams. See dozens of cichlid and catfish species in the shallow clear water.
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Day 9
The Jatapu stream further upstream is one of the most spectacular sights in this part of the Amazon. Fish for peacock bass in the flooded forest and snorkel in a clear water stream with hundreds of huge royal blue discus, pike cichlids, Uaru, chocolate cichlids, bristlenose catfish and hundreds of fish.

Day 10
Return to Santarem and stop at the Rio Arapiuns - and enjoy a beach party and BBQ at a remote white sandy beach. Fish for piranha or swim at one of the nicest beaches in the Amazon.

Day 11
Return to Manaus and spend the day seeing the sights, including the opera house and the fish market (designed by Eiffel!). Also go shopping for souvenirs.

Day 12
Return flight home.

Tropical Aquarium Fish In Nature Tour
TOUR - 1  • November 6 - 17, 2004
-----> PRICE $2,600.00 (USD)

NOTE: Brazilian law strictly forbids foreigners from transporting back fish themselves. All fish and plants leaving the country must do so only as official shipments with proper export permits. We will help you find suppliers to ship some of your fish back to you, although for certain locations this is not always possible.

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