Tupaiu

WELCOME TO TUPAIU

Explore the unchartered Tapajós area of Brazil’s mighty Amazon on a six-night sailing adventure.

Aboard the Tupaiu yacht, discover three different kinds of Amazonian ecosystem (black, yellow and blue waters), witness the Amazon’s unparalleled biodiversity and interact with local communities.

 

What we love about Tapaiu

  • The 18-metre regional yacht, Tupaiu, has three cabins with double beds and two with bunk beds.
  • Each cabin is airconditioned and boasts an ensuite bathroom. Tupaiu, is ideal for families looking for a personalised, private adventure.
  • There is an internal living room, dining room and library for unwinding after a long day of jungle exploration.
  • The large, shaded observation deck makes an excellent spot for a sundowner.
  • An experienced crew, host and expert naturalist guide accompany each adventure aboard the Tupaiu.
WHAT TO DO AT TAPAIU

Begin in the city of Santarém, where the blue waters are known as the Caribbean of the Amazon and are bordered by white sandy beaches.

Visit the village of Alter do Chão on the shores of an emerald-green lake. Trek to the top of the Serra da Piroca for impressive panoramic views of the forest.

Following on, sail through the yellow Amazonian waters. Fish for piranhas and meet the local community.

Spend time with the Brazilian Forest Battalion and learn about jungle survival skills. Build a camp and forage for food in the forest. Visit the local Tumbira people and contribute to community projects.

Spot green iguanas, sloths, monkeys, birds and specially pink river dolphins in Canal do Jarí. Race canoes down the tributaries and search for medicinal plants. Enjoy cocktails and barbecues under the stars along private riverside beaches.

TAPAIU
Tupaiu, Amazon

You’ll need to take a flight to either Manaus or Belem before taking a 1 hour flight to Santarém-Maestro Wilson Fonseca Airport where the yacht departs.

When
to Travel

High water runs from November until May. During this time, the forest floor is flooded and travellers can paddle or hop on a motorboat into the remotest reaches of the Amazon.

The low water months of June to October are best for seeing wildlife hunting on the shores.

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LONDON OFFICE

+44 (0)20 7993 6930

US OFFICE

+1 646 688 2317
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