the capital of the state of Amazonas and was carved
out of the heart of the Amazonian wilderness at the
confluence of the Rio Negro and the Amazon. Manaus enormous
wealth came from the export of rubber in the late 1800's.
Today the center of a rapidly developing region, the
city boasts its old-world mansions and monuments, now
set among skyscrapers. The finest example of architecture
from this period is the Teatro Amazonas - the opera
house - an impressive neoclassical structure built with
materials imported from Europe.
city of Manaus has become an ideal starting point to
adventure into the exciting and exotic green world of
basin. Riverboats can be taken through the myriad of
tributaries, estuaries and small creeks, where the richest
wildlife can be seen.
Some of the available tours and/or shore excursions:
MAN-1, Manaus City Tour
MAN-2, Amazon River Cruise
MAN-3, Alligator Spotting Tour
MAN-4, Inpa Institute & Science Museum
MAN-5, Opera House Orchestra Presentation
MAN-6, Opera House Folk Show Presentation
MAN-7, Jungle Lodge Overnight