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Uakari Lodge, The Amazon

Location

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Mamirauá Reserve (The Amazon, Brazil)

Description

Uakari Lodge is an hour's plane ride west of Manaus at the confluence of the Japurá and Solimőes Rivers, engulfed by the pristine wilderness of the Mamirauá reserve and the largest area of floodplain on the planet. The Uakari lodge (named after the rare white Uakari monkey) is on a remote tributary, built of local wood and thatch with a restaurant, bar and library and is designed to float with the rise and fall of the water levels. All energy is solar powered.

Activities

Jungle hikes, visit Mamirauá Lake, explore the flooded forest by canoe (by day and night), meet the local communities and see their micro-enterprises and projects.

Accommodation

10 cabins (connected to the rest of the lodge by a series of walkways) are all basic but spacious with private bathroom, terrace and hot water.

Our comments

Bruce Parry visited this region staying with local communities and experianced life as a Ribeirinho!

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