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Uakari Lodge

Lodging and Day Trips in Mamirauá, Brazil

Explore the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve located at the heart of the Amazon Rainforest during your stay in Uakari Lodge. This unique lodge consists of five floating bungalows, making it a great location to view the flooding of the forest during the rainy season. Fortunately the floods won't prevent you from exploring this region since the lodge provides canoe tours through the forest during this season.
The Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve is the largest protected flooded forest in the world. While exploring this rich ecosystem, you will be able to see many animals such as the red-faced white uakari monkey and the black faced squirrel monkey.

Right for You?

Experience

Birdwatching, Boat Tour, Community Visit, Eco Lodge, Eco-tourism, Educational Program, Hiking, Research Expedition, Wildlife Viewing and Bungalow

Style

Active Adventure, Cultural Immersion, Comfortable Stay, Connect with Nature and Off the Beaten Path

Price

$580-1185 /person

Location

Rainforest, Quiet Area, Wetlands and Lake

Connect with Uakari Lodge

Locally Owned Social Enterprise
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Speaks: English

Why Lokal Recommends Uakari Lodge

Background

Social Enterprise started in 1998| Locally Owned with 100% local staff

A Unique Story

The Uakari lodge is managed by Mamirauá Institute for Institute for Sustainable Development and the local communities. Mamirauá Institute is a social organization that is organized and supervised by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. They're main tasks are to promote the conservation of natural resources in the area, to promote conservation of the natural resources in the areaa, to provide income for local communities and strengthen their organization.

Community Connection

Uakari Lodge is a community based tourism initiative and by staying with them you contribute to supporting community development projects. In addition, most of the employees of Uakari Lodge are from the riverine communities. In order to prevent the local community from growing too dependent on tourism, they promote a working rotation system, where each employee works ten days month and then return to their homes. By doing this, the local communities can continue pursuing other activities.

Environmental Engagement

Uakari Lodge consists of several sustainable floating bungalows which perfectly adapts to both the rainy seasons and dry seasons. The bungalows are powered by solar energy and rain water is collected and kept. The tiles they use for the flooring was made using recycled PET bottles. Their food is also made using seasonal and local ingredients.
In addition, Uakari Lodge creates activities that promote the conservation of natural resources in the Mamirauá Sustainable Development Reserve.

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