Amazon rainforest is known for exuberant landscapes, dense rainforests, unique fauna and flora, long sandy miles of beaches and much more. This world’s largest tropical rainforest is also popular amongst travel lovers for its ecological tourism. Also known as Amazonia or simply the Amazon jungle, the whole Amazon region is scattered over nine nations – Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana.
Every year, thousands and thousands of people come here to witness the blessings of Mother Nature and indulge into some of the most exciting and thrilling adventurous activities. The best time to visit the Amazon rainforest is between March and June as during this period of time, the region receives lower rainfall. During this time you can find many Amazon tours by boats and small canoes organized by travel companies.
While on an Amazon tour, you should be in the mood for some adventure – for in the Amazons you will find adventures aplenty! You can easily locate a travel company who offers well planned Amazon tours to live up to your expectations!
What to do during Amazon tours?
Some of the most common Amazon expeditions are piranha fishing, alligator spotting in the mighty Amazon River or its tributaries, visiting the Amazonian dolphins and unique local communities, canoeing and guided jungle treks – where you learn about trees, medicinal herbs, fruits and jungle survival. Be sure to marvel at the breathtaking sunrise and sunsets amidst the Amazonian landscape and spend few hours listening to the sounds of the forest, bird watching, sport fishing, visiting river beaches and enjoying the folkloric night shows. Well, the list does not end here as there are many more things that one can enjoy during various Amazon tours.
How to explore the Amazon?
There are different ways to explore the Amazon but you need to be very specific about how much time you have for visiting Amazon and how comfortable you wish to be on the trip.
There are many people who prefer to stay at a lodge and explore the surrounding areas through guided Amazon tours. There are different types of lodges available here and you can choose one depending upon your budget. Another popular way to explore the Amazon is by riverboats that range from basic to fully air-conditioned or highly luxurious. These river boats serve as your base and take you to various locations.
However, the best way to explore the Amazon is via specialized expedition trips where the tour operator gives more emphasis on truly experiencing the rainforest. You can easily locate travel companies on the Internet offering Amazon expeditions, whose durations vary from three to ten days. Choose one of the tours and get set to traverse the Amazonian rainforest on foot or go boating along its waterways.