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“If you are going to the Amazon - you gotta connect with this guy!”

Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour
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Owner description: We offer special tours in the Amazon Region with focus on Wildlife observation, Environmental issues and History. We also provide support to film makers and writers.
Reviewed 7 December 2018

For many of us who travel to the Amazon, it is a bucket list item, and you want to get as much out of the experience as you can. I can guarantee that Gil Serique will make sure that happens for you. It can even start before you leave home. Gil is available (by e-mail) to answer questions, arrange to customize your experience if you like (we were a large group of cruisers stopping for a day), and even put contingency plans in place if need be (a must for us cruisers!). He and his team are an enthusiastic bunch and will keep you informed and entertained the whole time you are with them. Their English is superb, and they go out of their way to bring the Amazon to life for you, answering any and all questions that you care to throw at them, and showing you as much as they can in the time you have to spend with them. Being local, they know the area like the back of their hand. Their rates are reasonable and they simply knock themselves out to please you. They ensure all who travel with them are kept safe and go out of their way to help anyone with special needs (e.g. difficulty walking). I cannot say enough good things about Gil and hope you get to meet him on your travels through the Amazon. You won't be disappointed.
Brenda and Dan

Date of experience: November 2018
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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

We appreciate your time to write this review. We were also pleased to have had you with us.

Thank you Brenda and Dan

Gil Serique

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Reviewed 6 December 2018

We were fortunate enough to go on a tour with Gil Serique out of Santarem, Brazil. We saw so much wildlife and learned so much history. He has such a positive, upbeat view of the world that it made the tour so much fun. I highly recommend this tour to everyone. We loved it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Wow! Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback of the day's events.
We try extremely hard to make the most of each guests short time here in the Amazon. As the wildlife is indeed wild, there is never a guarantee of what we will see. However, with over 30-years of experience we have a good idea of where to look:)
We appreciate you booking with us, and your positive review helps bring others to our tours.
We were happy to have you in our part of the planet, Gil!

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

A friend and I recently travelled to the Amazon Basin from Manaus, Tefe and Alter do Chao. We travelled part of the time on our own but for the rainforest/jungle you must have a guide. Out of Alter do Chao we connected with an excellent English speaking guide, named Gil Serique. It was so enriching as he knows the animals in the jungle, their habits, where to spot them and their traits. It was a pleasure to be with him and his helper for two nights in FLONA,camping and sleeping in hammocks listening to the sounds of the jungle at night. Gil also took us by boat for the day to see an incredible variety of birds, monkeys and sloths besides all the river dolphins, fish and river life. It was a beautiful day. Gil is very knowledgeable about the areas history and the flora and fauna. He is passionate about his work and a most considerate host. We highly can recommend him!

Date of experience: August 2018
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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

What a sincere and woundeful review! I am extremely pleased that you came to see us and we had the opportunity to spend time touring around the region.
Spending the night with us in the rainforest is a truly magical experience and we are so glad you got to enjoy it.
We try hard to keep in touch with where is best to find the animals depending on the seasons and do a lot of work before you arrive to ensure you have no concerns while you are here.
We appreciate you taking the time to give us a review as it directly impacts our business.

***As well the King Vulture footage from the trip will be up on my blog soon (sorry, we've been busy with the cruiseship season)!

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Reviewed 8 September 2018

We spent with Gil two incredible days. He is the happiest person we ever met ! He transmits you good vibes and he is very knowledgeable about the Amazon wildlife and fauna. He speaks a very good English something rare in Brazil. Highly Recommended !!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you so much for the great and fun time. Thank you for being generous and kind to us. We wish you had stayed longer. Many many thanks

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Gil's 4-day, 3 night trip went above and beyond my wildest expectations! Not only did he open his house to us, arrange for us to be picked up and taken back to the airport (both in the middle of the night), fed us completely, made the BEST caipirinhias, shared his windsurf....he made sure we had an absolutely incredible experience!!! Most importantly he shared his knowledge, love and enthusiasm for the rainforest and the river.

The night in jungle was incredible...falling asleep in hammocks under the canopy with stars sparkling above between the trees. It was the coolest thing I have every experienced. When we climbed into our hammocks that night Gil said "Rest your body as well as your soul." Something about being in the jungle does just that!

The day and night on the boat was just as amazing. We saw macaws, parrots, toucans, monkeys, sloths and a boa constrictor!!!!! His cousin, Celso, fed us all kinds of fresh fish, rice, beans, fruit, juice, snacks....we were never hungry or thirsty!

I would say you would be hard pressed to find a better guide on the Amazon. No one could have more energy or enthusiasm or knowledge. You will not be disappointed!

Date of experience: August 2018
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GilSerique, Owner at Amazon River Cruise Gil Serique - Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you indeed for the great time and your time to write this review as well. It was all real!
Cheers

GS

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