martes, 27 de diciembre de 2011

Nutritive mud

Besides being attractive by the fauna, flora and other natural resources, The Amazon forest is also recognized by the local and native activities that offers you a unique Amazon excursion.

The Amazon vacation is perfect to be relaxed, and there is a particular practice for the visitors, you can take a mud bath and cover your skin with nutritious mud from the Amazon rainforest.

The mud is a natural compound It possesses minerals that have therapeutic and cosmetic properties for the human body, the travelers will meet the local forest, people and native work in the Amazon tourism.

In the Amazon ecotourism you will discover the area from where this material comes, like the places near lakes or rivers.

Among the therapeutic benefits from the mud we found: healing, improvement of the circulation, toxin elimination and revitalize the nervous system.

As for the advantages in the cosmetic aspect, the skin become smooth because the mud eradicates  impurities.

martes, 20 de diciembre de 2011

The ideal place for vacations

If you are looking for new years eve vacation packages, the Reserve Amazon Heliconia offers a different alternative, an unforgettable Amazon excursion.
The contact with the nature and to be away from the city, work and worries, makes this plan the best one to recharge energies, relax, walk and to celebrate the new year, you will be able to enjoy the exotic view, you can practice for example, the rainforest bird watching to identify some unique species of this place.
You will be able to stay in kurupiras (floating cabins) equipped with beds, hammocks and private bath, The Kurupiras can be used for sleep or to travel by the river, this option is magnificent for the Amazon vacation.
If you prefer extreme activities  the Amazon tourism offers canopying, indigenous tattoos, pink dolphins watching or excursion rainforest with native guides.

martes, 13 de diciembre de 2011

Squirrel Monkeys

Among the infinity of species that inhabit the Amazon, there are exclusive animals of this region, and the travelers will be able to identify them during the Amazon excursion, one of these animals, is the Squirrel Monkey.
The Squirrel Monkey lives in the tropical forests of South America, most of the time on top of the trees or in the shrubs near the rivers, they are very friendly and sociable, for that reason when you see them in the Amazon travel, they are in herds of 20 or even more individuals.
Among their physical characteristics one stands out, the Squirrel Monkeys are very small, weighing less than 3 pounds, they feed from fruits, nectar of the flowers and insects. You can recognize a Squirrel Monkey during your amazon excursion by their physical aspect and also by the sounds that emits when they are climbing trees.
The native name is Saimiri sciureus, it comes from the tupí expression “Saimirin”, “sai” that means monkey and “mirin” that translates small. The Squirrel Monkey is different from other species of monkeys because they have their face white, that contrasts with the rest of the hair that is darker (mouth and eyes).

martes, 6 de diciembre de 2011


The Kurupiras, not only will serve you to sleep, they are also meals zones or restaurants, and sometimes are used as a transport to travel by the river and practice rainforest birdwatching.

When the Kurupira is used like a house, it has all the comforts, from beds, hammocks to private bathrooms, this lodge is constructed with native materials such as wood, during the fabrication environmental measures are taking in count, the lodges have special systems for the waste water handling and to provide the sanitary system helping to the Amazon tourism.

If you want to be part of this experience, Amazon Heliconia offers 4 plans for this season:

From December 4 to 10, you pay approximately US$ 375 each person. First night you stay in the Kurupira, and the other nights in the reserve.

From December 26 to 30 or December 30 to January 2, you pay approximately US$ 275 each person. First night you stay in the Kurupira, the following nights in the Heliconia Reserve.

From January 6 to 8, you pay US$ 175 each person. First night you sleep in the Kurupira, following nights in the Heliconia Reserve.