Community hostel run by women launches a tourist package in Rio Negro

15 of March of 2019 - Idea arose from an immersion promoted by FAS (FAS) at Rio Negro Negro

 
The hostel Vista Rio Negro | Bruno Kelly

Uma iniciativa da Fundação Amazonas Sustentável (FAS) in partnership with the University of São Paulo (USP), a “Jornada Amazônia” é uma imersão de dez dias na RDS do Rio Negro. While editing 2019 da “jornada”, participants organized along with the English St. Helena community a package to receive tourists at Easter, o pacote “Páscoa na Amazônia”, in order to boost community-based tourism in the region.

A intenção é atrair visitantes para a Pousada Vista Rio Negro, managed by women, que está dentro da Reserva de Desenvolvimento Sustentável (Reserve) Rio Negro, a Conservation Unit (UC) gerida pela Secretaria de Estado de Meio Ambiente (Sema), situada dentro do perímetro do município de Iranduba-AM, a 74 kilometers from Manaus. Packages are on sale for the period from the day 18 à 21 April. The project was built with funds from the Amazon / BNDES Fund, Bradesco and Coca-Cola Brazil.

The place is known for combining the simplicity and comfort in one place. Included in the investment three meals a day with regional menu, Manaus speedboat transfer to the community and the return. Furthermore, the package includes activities like canoe ride, tracks, visit Anavilhanas, fishing, among other experiences known by the people of the Amazon region.

"Community hotels Rio Negro provide a great experience to meet the community-based tourism, experience how the day to day in the community, and keeping the forest standing, once you contributed a sustainable form of income generation ", highlights the superintendent of sustainable development of FAS, Valcleia Solidade.

Segundo um dos responsáveis pela “Páscoa na Amazônia” , Bruno Mangolini, the tour package is a novelty of the FAS initiative 2019, and arose from the Community dream of having more visitors in your community. It highlights the possibility of extending the idea in other times of the year.

"Our goal is to provide an incredible experience in the Amazon, generating income for the communities involved. The difference is that the journey is mounted with the community, in addition to the affordable price, it's all for the community ", out.

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The package offers a real immersion in the forest. On site there is no mobile signal because the distance, which makes the experience even more challenging. Among the recommendations, It is important to take clothes for three days, hat, repellent, flashlight, sunscreen, bottle of water, rain coats, sneakers, bikinis, swimsuits and personal hygiene items.

The hostel page can be accessed by Facebook facebook.com/pousadavistarionegro. Reservations for the package is validated after confirmation of deposit 50% investment. Information such as price and schedule can be obtained by the numbers (11) 99865-6465 or (92) 98432-6087 through WhatsApp.

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