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.