Known for its animals and bird life, although the feeling of being so far from anywhere is a large part of the experience, the area is an untouched wilderness. Exploring its many tributaries by boat is one of the highlights
At its centre lies Manaus, a fascinating town in the heart of the Amazon. The city experienced exponential growth as well as a vast ostentation of wealth due to the rubber boom of the 19th century.
With some of the best wildlife viewing in the Amazon basin; there are over 1000 species of bird, while you may be lucky enough to see giant river otters and the elusive jaguar as well as pink dolphins!
Manor Cottage, Papermill Lane, South Moreton, Oxfordshire, OX11 9AH