Jungle Hostel Barcelos

What to see

Beaches ( from september till march )
Close to Barcelos there are many white sandy beaches.Take a TAXI FLUVIAL (aluminium motorboat) from the town centre to :
Ilha do GOVERNADOR 2 min             Ilha GUARIBA 15 min
Praia GRANDE 5 min                            Ilha STO ANTONIO 15 min
Ilha CUXARA 10 min                            Ilha PAPAGAIOS 20 min
Largo NAZARE 15 min                          Praia IRIPIRI 20 min
Ilha ATAIMA 15 min                         or      discover your own PARADISE  beach

Fishing trips

Known for its vast fishing grounds (especially Peacock Bass) there are guides with boats who can arrange fishing trips for one or more days.

Wild Life & Biodiversity Observation with Boat Excursions

Areas of interest to be visited by boat:

Archipelago MARIUA
JAU National Park ( after permit IBAMA Manaus)
AMANA Sustainable Development Reservation
QUIRINI-QUIUINIM river
ARIRAHA river
DEMENI river
ARACA river – Ornamental Fish
SERRA de Araca State Park
YANOMANI Indigenous Reservation access  only via FUNAI
nearest INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY you can visit is  only 50 km away ! ( minimum stay 2 nights )

To be visited by bicycle or motorbike is the only JUNGLE ROAD to river CAURES ( day trip )

HILLS & MOUNTAINS : Tepui Araca, Curupira ,Tapirapeco

WATERFALLS : CACHOEIRA JAUARI-ARACA(360m), CACHOEIRA ALIANCA in the rio PADAUIRI

RAPIDS : UNINIM

OTHER RIVERS : BLACK UNINIM, JUFARI, JURUBAXI,