Explore the plant and animal life of the Amazon rainforest during this 2-day trip from Salvador. With a local guide, travel to a rainforest lodge in the small village of Paricatuba, located approximately 52 miles (85 km) from Manaus. Paddle a canoe through the small tributaries of the Rio Negro to fish for piranhas. Set out after dark to see alligators and other nocturnal nightlife in the jungle. Trek through the forest with a nature guide to learn about medicinal plants and their traditional uses. Round-trip transportation, meals and overnight lodging are included.