municipality of Brazil

Presidente Figueiredo is a city in Manaus region of Brazil.



Forests , rivers , waterfalls: Presidente Figueiredo has a natural vocation for tourism. Tracks for walks in the jungle, visits to caves, boat tours on the lake of Balbina and other options ofeco- and adventure tourism. The county of Presidente Figueiredo was founded in 1981 and receives this name in honor the first President from the Province of the Amazonas , João Baptista de Figueiredo Tenreiro Aranha (1798-1861). The climate is hot and humid with temperature average among 25º C e 35º C.

Get inEdit

Most people arrive from Manaus on 2-hourly buses. R$ 17, 2 hours.

Eucatur has three daily buses to Boa Vista



Some of the walks are on private property and are charged entry fees between 5 and 10 reais. Many of the falls can be visited without a guide. Just get a cab at the bus station and agree with the driver what time to pick you up again for the ride back.


  • Shelter of the Maroaga, right bank of highway AM-240 (access the Balbina km 6, then 600 m in dirt track.).
  • Iracema, left bank of highway BR-174, km 115 (Inside of the area of the Waterfall of Iracema).
  • Araras, 1500 m after the Waterfall of Iracema (bordering Rio Urubuí. Inside of the area of the Waterfall of Iracema.).


  • Lages, left side of BR 174, Km 113. there are 4 waterfalls 1.500 m walking into the forest.
  • Pedra Lascada, left side of BR 174, Km 113 (1.700 m walking inside the forest).
  • Iracema, left side ofBR 174, Km 115.
  • Araras, 1500 m after the cachoeira de Iracema.
  • Suframa, right side of BR-174, Km 96.
  • Santuário, right side of AM-240, starting at Balbina km 12.





Dozens of pousadas, most within walking distance of the bus station. Bargain for weekday discounts.

Stay safeEdit

Go nextEdit

This city travel guide to Presidente Figueiredo is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!