Negro River

The Amazon’s largest tributary, is itself the 7th largest river in the world in terms of water discharge. This beautiful black river is one of our very favorites because of its mosquito-free environment, easy logistical access from Manaus and the breadth of travel possibilities in the region. From great jungle lodges to the most luxurious private yachts in the entire Amazon, there are options for all kinds of travelers.

Upriver of the Negro river is the Anavilhanas Archipelago the world’s largest river archipelago. This incredible maze of islands is perfect to explore onboard your private yacht or to fly over on a seaplane. The shores of the Negro river are home to very authentic riverside communities, important to understand how the indigenous people live. For those looking to go remote the Jaú National Park offers a unique insight to a truly virgin part of the forest that has remained unchanged for thousands of years.

Suggested itineraries

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Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge

Anavilhanas Archipelago

Anavilhanas Jungle Lodge has a very privileged location on the shores of the Negro river, in front of the Anavilhanas Archipelago. Rooms for two are in bungalows with thatched roofs, aligned on the property in a semi circle, echoing the layout of some local indigenous settlements We think that it is especially good for families and couples.

Mirante do Gavião

Novo Airão Village

Located in the village of Novo Airão, on the shores of the Negro river, this small lodge has a striking architecture, all made with natural woods from the region. Its location allows for easy strolls into town, yet when you explore the river in front of you, you feel as remote as can be.

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