The Amazon Basin is one of Brazil’s most unspoilt and mesmerising regions; an area defined by its thick tropical jungle, indigenous communities and astonishing array of wildlife. There are plenty of experiences to be had, from visits to local villages to exhilarating night walks.
Stretching across nine countries, the Amazon is the largest tract of tropical rainforest on the planet, crossed by one of the world’s mightiest rivers. Brazil’s portion is the largest, with much of the north carpeted in lush jungle. The Amazon shelters an incalculable number of mammal, reptile, bird and plant species, many of which have yet to be discovered.
Staying in exclusive eco-lodges deep in the rainforest, you will be perfectly positioned to explore this natural paradise. You can go on long jungle walks in search of wildlife, or quietly paddle your canoe along tranquil backwaters to discover hidden lakes. Or why not embark on thrilling night-time expeditions – led by an experienced local guide – to encounter unusual nocturnal creatures. There’s also the option to just relax in a hammock, listening to the assorted sounds of the forest.
Your trip to the Amazon could bring you encounters with monkeys, jaguars, giant otters and capybara, whilst avid birdwatchers will be delighted to tick off Harpy eagles, falcons and countless exotic birds.
Let our Brazil experts show you the best of this mythical rainforest with a luxury, tailor-made trip.