Brazil: Rivers of the Amazonian Rainforest
September 19, 2017
- Join ornithologist Mark Brazil on a brand-new itinerary, exploring some of Brazil’s lesser-traveled rivers and pristine Amazonian rainforest.
- Spend five days exploring Rio Roosevelt (River of Doubt); this untouched wilderness is a paradise for bird enthusiasts, with nearly 500 recorded species.
- Search for unique Amazonian wildlife in the Mamiraua Reserve, home to pink river dolphins, hoatzins, and two endemic primates—the bald uakari and black-headed squirrel monkey.
- Meet locals to learn about daily life in the rainforest, the traditional uses of various plants, and shop for handicrafts.
- Explore the Anavilhanas Archipelago on the Rio Negro, one of the largest freshwater archipelagos in the world.