Manaus, Brazil, your vacation spot in the middle of the jungle

Oct 02 · in Amazonas · about Adventure

An urban city right in the heart of Brazil’s jungle, Manaus is known as the "Heart of the Amazon". It is not as popular as Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro, but it is a very progressive city which has retained its old world charm and beauty.

Nestled right in the heart of the Amazon Rainforest, the city is your gateway to the amazing flora and fauna of the Amazon. The 7th most populous in the country with about 2 million inhabitants, the city covers a total area of 11,401.06 square kilometers, and has a tropical monsoon climate. The only way you can get to the city is by boat or plane, although flying into the Aeroporto Internacional de Manaus - Eduardo Gomes is the quickest and fastest way to reach Manaus. It is served by a number of domestic carriers, Tap Portugal and American Airlines.  The airport is 13 kilometers from the heart of Manaus.

There are so many attractions and activities to experience in Manaus. If you have been dreaming of conquering the Amazon, you must opt for a guided tour which will take you deep into the Amazon Rainforest where you will be taught amazing survival skills, as well as enjoying a hike and a visit to the home of a local Amazonian resident. You can also enjoy an eco-tour, nature and wildlife tour, boat tour, photography tour, climbing tour, and a food tour. Aside from guided tours, the city has a number of attractions which you can visit by yourself including the Teatro Amazonas, Espaco Cultural Largo de Sao Sebastiao, Museu do Seringal Vila Paraiso, Igreja Sao Sebastiao, Parque Ecologico Januari, Adolpho Ducke's Botanical Garden of Manaus, and dine and shop at Manauara.

Your dream of conquering the Amazon will come true when you visit Manaus. Consult TravGroup and be on your way to Manaus. 

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