The best way to explore Manaus is by renting a car as the local transport is quite confusing. Manaus (MAO) has a lot to see and explore like driving along the Ponta Regra Beach. Manaus major airport is home to all the major car rental brands, located just across from the terminals in the parking area.Top Daytrips around Manaus
Major highways in Manaus
- Go to Presidente Figuereido for the day. Go with a tour or a guide so that you can find the trails. Lots of hikes to waterfalls and good chances to see the jungle and lots of different birds.
- Take a several hour trip to the meeting of the waters. And see lots of both pink and grey river dolphins
- There are two federal highways connecting the city to the rest of the country. There is a paved road going North (BR-174) connecting Manaus to Boa Vista, capital of the State of Roraima, and to Venezuela. The BR-319 goes south connecting Manaus to Porto Velho, Rondônia.