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Manaus Day Tours – Birding Trip

Available Any Time under request
Minimum: 02 pax, Maximum: 8 pax,
Privative Tour: Under Request.

PRICE: Under Request. We have special prices for groups more than four pax. Please request us.


Manaus Day Tours Birding trip offers an unforgettable experience in Birdwatching at Manaus and its surroundings. We will leave early, at 5 AM going to the in Adolpho Ducke Botanical Garden. It went created on October 24, 2000, and is located on the edge of Adolpho Ducke Biological Reserve. It has 5 square kilometers of area, distributed over a range of 500 meters wide by 6 km in length along the southern border and 4 km along the western edge of the Reserve. The Musa tower allows a privileged view above the treetops, it is firm, stable, wide and safe structure with a capacity to accommodate 15 persons. Currently, this is a largest forest in the urban area. It has a tower 42 meters high, galvanized steel.

Our Day trips goes start at 5 am, when we pick you at Urban hotel and going to the Musa Tower. We go birdwatching in the tower until the 9 AM. After, we will go down to snack. Following, we watch birds around the Botanical Garden and in front of it. At 11 am, we will have lunch in a restaurant in Manaus. The food will be “selfie service” style, where each customer chooses what wants to eat. At 1:30 pm, we go leave Manaus bound for highway Manoel Urbano, Iranduba’s Town highway and we will stop at Km 36, below the bridge over the Rio Ariau.

We will take a motorized canoe and we go bird watching in the canoe along of Ariau River, at forest edge and inside of igapó flooded’s forest (depending of year season) making frequent stops in all afternoon. Among the birds we will can watch in this Bird Watching Day tour, are:

Great Tinamou, Horned Screamer, White-faced Whistling-Duck, Muscovy Duck, Buff-browed Chachalaca, Black Curassow, Agami Heron, Capped Heron, Little Blue Heron, Lesser Yellow-headed Vulture, Greater Yellow-headed Vulture, King Vulture, Gray-headed Kite, Double-toothed Kite, Snail Kite, Slender-billed Kite, Slate-colored Hawk, Sunbittern, Azure Gallinule, Sungrebe, Scarlet Macaw, Blue-and-yellow Macaw, Green-rumped Parrotlet, Red Fan Parrot, Tui Parakeet, Orange-winged Parrot, Hoatzin, Greater Ani, Black-tailed Trogon, Black-fronted Nunbird, Ringed Woodpecker, Cream-colored Woodpecker, Striped Woodcreeper, Zimmer’s Woodcreeper, Long-billed Woodcreeper, Pale-breasted Spinetail, Yellow-chinned Spinetail, Red-and-white Spinetail, Bare-necked Fruitcrow, Pompadour Cotinga, Spangled Cotinga, Plum-throated Cotinga, Yellow-browed Tody-Flycatcher, Dull-capped Attila, Lesser Kiskadee, Black-capped Donacobius, Hooded Tanager, Masked Crimson Tanager, Red-capped Cardinal, Russet-backed Oropendola, Green Oropendola, Oriole Blackbird, Red-breasted Blackbird. With luck, we can to watch: Crested Eagle, Harpy Eagle, Ornate Hawk-Eagle and others.

At 4 pm, we will return to the point where we take the boat, and at 5 pm, before sunset, end our day tour and we will back to Manaus. The itinerary along of Ariau river can be changed depending of the dry season, because the river can be low and be not navigable. Please, below we are availlabling Checklists from eBird to download.

Checklist Jardim Botânico Adolpho Ducke (and Tower) e-Bird and Checklist Ariau River eBird.

If you intend to have a unforgetable Bird Holidays or a Bird watching Day around of Manaus, then this tour was designed for you. Then come with us to live this exciting and fantastic experience in the Brasil For more information, please send us e-mail.

General conditions for the Tour

All participants must prepare themselves reading detailed the general conditions for the tour, Diary itinerary and other information about the Birdtour requested.

Time: Please, we ask you by attention to keep the start times and end of the tour.

Group Size: The Group Size is limited from 02 to 08 participants, dislocating by car in paved road. For a privative tour, please contact us.

Upon Request: For tailor-made itineraries into the Tour in/out these months, logistical support, consult us.

Included:This program includes transfers in Manaus, all meal, bilingual birding guide services, full board and outings as described.

Not Included: Airfare, overnight in Manaus, beverages, medical costs or hospitalization, insurance, personal expenses as laundry and phone calls.

Payments: The payments must be made in Brazilian Reais (R$) Brazilian currency. We do not accept credit card or bank check. Special cases will be examined carefully and arrangements may be made to facilitate participation in the tour. The prices are subject to the change and can to vary according the number of participant. Please, e-mail us for price confirmation.