Advantage of Barcelos over other places
UNIQUE LOCATION in the centre of the Amazon, 400 km away from the big city of Manaus. Charming small town in the middle of the REAL JUNGLE . No industry, just Nature Pure outside the boundaries of civilization. Experience the real Amazon rainforest.
Barcelos is a haven for BIOLOGISTS, WILDLIFE SPOTTERS, BIRDWATCHERS, NATURE LOVERS,ORNAMENTAL FISH LOVERS, SPORTFISHERMEN, INDIVIDUAL EXPLORERS and ADVENTURERS.
NO MASS TOURISM. Off the beaten path, you will enjoy authenticity and your holiday will be more relaxed. Your stay will be very DIFFERENT from the other tours offered around in the Amazon.
FRIENDLY PRICES since Ecotourism is still little developed.
PRIVATE TOURS ONLY. Small scale visitor groups allow a more personal approach. You will feel privileged having enjoyed a tailor made tour.
LESS INHABITANTS equals MORE NATURE TO ENJOY because Mankind is Natures worst enemy.
MORE ADVENTURE since the enormous scale of the municipality many blank spots are left to be discovered yet. It is still possible to unrevel the mysteries of the rainforest.
DO IT YOURSELF MINI EXPEDITIONS made possible with the hostels own 8meter motorized canoe and local guides. You can explore what you want and where you want to go.
MORE SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE since your visit will be to the benefit of the entire community. Tourism will develop more into ECOTOURISM, which is good for preserving nature in general. Your presence make locals better aware of their natural treasures.
BARCELOS is only one day away by boat from Manaus depart port of Sao Raimundo.