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Presidente Figueiredo

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Phantastic Waterfalls and Caves 107 km from Manaus

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Presidente Figueiredo is a favourite weekend spot 107km north of Manaus on the BR 174, known also as the ¨city of waterfalls¨. Several busses are leaving the Manaus bus station per day, price per ticket is less than 13 Reais.
More than 53 waterfalls are located in scenic jungle locations.
TIPP: Most hotels and resorts in Presidente Figueiredo are offering promotional reates during the week. Rates during the weekends are higher. AMAZONASLIFE recommends the resort complexes Santuario and Iracema, and the downtown hotel Maruaga (
To move around, some waterfalls are 20km away from the city center, you can use mototaxis or rent for approx. 30 R$ per day a motorbike.
In our opinion worth to visit are:
Santuario Waterfalls
¨Cachoeira Santuario¨ ( is an ecologic reserve with jungle paths and 3 waterfalls. It is approx. 13 km away from Presidente Figueiredo and can be reached by car, taxi (fare approx. 20 Reais) or mototaxi (fare approx. 8 reais). The reserve operates a hotel with promotional rates during the week and some adventure activities around the jungle and waterfalls. For a one day visit to Santuario should be calculated at least 2 hours.
Iracema Waterfalls
The Iracema waterfalls are located approx. 15 km from Presidente Figueiredo, can be reached by car, taxi (fare approx. 25 Reais), mototaxi (fare approx. 15 Reais) or own rented motorbike. The complex with three waterfalls and caves is linked by jungle paths and is a real adventure. Visitors can swim below the waterfall or make  photos standing in the waterfall. The 1,5 km trekking trough the jungle from Iracema waterfall to Araras waterfall takes about 30 minutes and is worth to do. Visitors should calculate one day for the visit to Iracemafalls.
TIPP: The hotel offers to its guest budget transfers from and to Presidente Figueiredo. In combination with promotional rates from R$ 70,- per room during the week it might be worth to stay at least one night in the Iracema hotel.
Cachoeira / River Stream URUBUI
The Urubui waterfall is a touristic complex located 2km from downtown. The complex has restaurants, hotels, bars along the river, a swimming pool for kids and a sandy beach. Visitors can swim safely in the river stream.
Orquidea (Orchid) Waterfall
This waterfall and natural swimming pool is located in a reserve of the Presidente Figueiredo city council and can be reached after 30 min trekking on jungle paths. Popular spot for local teenagers. Price for mototaxi from downtown to entry point is 3 Reais. It is a small but romantic waterfall surrounded by Real Jungle.

Photos from waterfalls around Presidente Figueiredo:

Santuario Waterfall
Santuario Waterfall

Araras Waterfall
Waterfall Araras

Araras Falls
Standing in the Araras Waterfalls

Orchids Waterfall
Orchids Waterfall - Small, but beautiful ...

Recommended Hotels and Hostels:

Iracema Waterfalls
Iracema waterfalls

Hotel Iracema Falls
Km 115 da BR-174, Km12
Ph: +55 (92) 35844268
Located near Iracema and Arara Waterfalls. Hotel offer pickup from busstation. Rooms from R$ 70.- per night.
Hotel Maruaga
Rua Uatuma, 1927
ph: +55 (92) 33241110
Located in front of the busstation.
Hotel Cuca Legal
Rua Manaus, 1895
ph: +55 (92) 33241138
Located near the busstation.
Pousada das Pedras
Av. Acariquara esq. R. Piquia No. 2
ph: + 55 (92) 33241296
Pousada da Jiboia
Rua Copaiba, 69
ph: +55 (92) 33241228
Pousada Magalhaes
Ramal do Urubui - km 01
ph: +55 (92) 81764430
ph: +55 (92) 96234414
Hotel Cachoeira do Urubui
Rodovia BR 173 - km 107 esquerda
ph: +55 (92) 33241186

Recommended Links and Service Partner:
Site with more information about Presidente Figueiredo:

Corredeira Urubui
Corredeira of Hotel Cachoeiras do Urubui


Disclaimer: We try to give the information as accurate as possible, but errors may occur. Prices and Tour programs are subject to change without further notice. All destinations have been carefully selected to maximize the chance watching animals, however, nature is inpredictable. For detailed program consult our sales agents or