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From Manaus: Tucandeira Ants Tribe Ritual Full Day Trip

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The Indigenous rituals of the Sateré Mawé Tribe is a truly unique experience. What stands out most is the ritual of the Tucandeira in the Sateré-Mawé tribe, which is an event is performed as a form of male initiation.
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Duration: 6 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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  • Meet the Satere Mawe Indians
  • Eat and learn with local indigenous groups
  • See the last surviving Satere mawe
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This event is performed as a form of male initiation.
You will leave from Manaus at 9:00 AM for a 1 hour car journey to the Parana of Ariau. Then, travel by speed boat for 45 minutes to the Trible Sateré Mawé at 11 AM.

At 12:00 PM, enjoy a simple lunch of rice, flour, ants, and salad. This lunch is typical to the region.

At 1:00 PM, listen to an explanation of the traditional indigenous pharmacy, including natural medication made with the leaves and bark of trees.

At 2:00 PM, the tourists will help the indians to find the famous ants, or tucandeiras.'

At 3:00 PM, start the presentation. Please feel welcome to film, take photos, and participate in a traditional dance.

At 4:00 PM, return to Manaus, and arrive at 6:00 PM.
  • Transportation, including a boat trip
  • Food and water
What’s Not Included
  • Souvenirs
  • Personal expenses

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• This tour includes walks and climbs of medium difficulty
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Product ID: 202240