Manaus – Complete travel guide

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A complete guide to plan your trip to Manaus. Write down the tips and enjoy a lot!

Manaus, capital of the state of Amazonas, holds riches that must be known at least once in a lifetime. Main financial, corporate and economic center of the North region, Manaus has great tourist potential, mainly for ecotourism, and is the tenth largest tourist destination in the country.

In addition to the proximity to the largest tropical forest in the world, our rich Amazon, there are other tours in the urban perimeter of the big city, in monuments and historical places that are also worth visiting.



The Amazon is one of the most enchanting destinations in the world. Its secrets are hidden among the immensity of the local biodiversity. There are few who know the true virtues and attractions of the Amazon due to the huge offer of commercial tours available to travelers who arrive there.

Check out our Manaus guide with everything you need to know for your trip.

You will see in this post:

  • Manaus Weather
  • Where to stay in Manaus
  • Airbnb in Manaus
  • Where to eat in Manaus
  • national travel insurance
  • Car hire in Manaus
  • Flights to Manaus
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Manaus Weather

To explore the best of Manaus and the region, and all its hidden secrets, the best option is to hire a native guide or a company specialized in different local tours. This is the case of Amazing Tours, a company created by the experienced Manaus guide Leonardo Mendes.

Night canoeing, animal watching, overnight in the jungle, swimming with dolphins and scenic flights are just some of the options to make the most of a trip to the Amazon.


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  • What to do in Manaus: The best tours in the region

Where to stay in Manaus

Manaus has great accommodation, in the most varied price ranges. As a good capital, the city is large and the accommodation offer is diverse, guaranteeing that you will find a stay that you are looking for while you are spending a few days in the city.

A good indication is the Local Hostel, which offers very comfortable suites for couples and private rooms for small groups, in addition to the common dormitories of hostels, which are divided between mixed and female. Rooms are cleaned daily and have air conditioning, which is essential for the heat of Manaus.

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  • Accommodation in Manaus is with Local Hostel

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A good accommodation in Manaus is the Local Hostel – Click to book!

Airbnb in Manaus

Have you already defined your hosting? Searching for a stay can be challenging, depending on the location and/or time of year. That's why we recommend renting an airbnb on your trip. There are different houses, apartments, lofts or rooms for rent throughout Spain, including airbnb in Manaus. It's safe, reliable and cost-effective. An experience that is worth it! CHECK HERE.


Executive Tropical Flat

Where to eat in Manaus

The city's cuisine is great, and you're sure to try delicious dishes there. Be sure to try some fish, among the infinity of species on the menus. Tambaquis, Tucunarés, Matrinxãs and Pirarucus and the famous Tacacá are some good recommendations.


national travel insurance

Unforeseen events happen! If you do not have health insurance or if your medical and hospital coverage does not cover this region, taking out national travel insurance may be a good idea. It's super cheap – from R$4 per day – and with it you travel peacefully, avoiding unplanned expenses. LEARN MORE HERE.


Manaus is a city full of attractions

Car hire in Manaus

Renting a car in Manaus is a great idea. In addition to optimizing your time a lot, you will be able to enjoy it more without having to depend on public transport.

We really like Rent Cars to find the cars we use on our travels. The company compares the best rental companies available and lets you pay in 12 interest-free installments. It is worth it!

We made a super complete post with tips for car rental in Manaus. We explain how the service works, the necessary documentation and much more. It is worth checking!


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  • Car Hire Manaus – How to Hire Guide

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Flights to Manaus

Looking for a good deal and flight prices? When buying tickets to Manaus, it is worth taking a look at the website Promo Tickets.

It is quite common to find cheaper and better flight options than on other sites. We always use and is it worth it?

The beautiful Teatro Amazonas is one of the must-see places in the city – Photo: Pixabay

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