Manaus (Brazil)

Manaus is a city in the Amazon rainforest in the northwestern part of Brazil. The city's climate is a tropical monsoon climate and the temperature is very uniform, about 30 C throughout the year, rainfall is the highest from December to May. The city's main attraction is in the Amazon River and the surrounding jungle, both you can explore by tours, that are organized from the city. The Amazon River is formed by two rivers, which mix near the town and mixing point of the waters is a popular tourist destination (because the water of the two rivers has a significant color difference). The city also has a considerable number of beautiful colonial buildings. The city is also reasonably safe for a Brazilian city, although the east side of the city should be avoided at night.

Population: 2,020,301
Beach : No
Mountain : No
Popular destination: No
Official language: Portuguese
Skill level of the English language : Moderate
Emergency numbers: 190 (poliisi), 192 (ambulanssi), 193 (palokunta)
Currency: Brazilian real (BRL)
Electric plugs: C, N
Voltage: 127 V, 220 V
Tipping in a restaurant: A tip is not expected. A 10% service charge is often added to the bill.
Time in destination: Jan 24, 2021, 6:38:15 PM

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Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January 79.0 86.9 73.6 15
February 78.8 86.7 73.6 16
March 79.0 87.1 73.8 15
April 79.3 87.3 73.9 13
May 79.3 87.4 73.9 10
June 79.5 87.8 73.4 7
July 79.7 88.3 72.9 6
August 80.6 90.7 73.4 3
September 81.5 91.2 74.3 4
October 81.7 91.0 74.7 8
November 81.1 89.8 74.7 9
December 80.1 88.3 74.3 13

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Manaus is quite a cheap destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $46.97, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $119.04, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $27.93
  • Hotel (3 stars): $41.90
  • Hotel (4 stars): $58.26
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $3.54
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $6.21
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $1.28
  • Meal, McDonalds: $4.94
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $3.65

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Manaus has been classified as quite dangerous with security classification 2/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 29.1 (weaker than United states average 47.9)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 39.8 (weaker than United states average 69.6)
  • Walking alone at night: 14.1 (weaker than United states average 41.7)

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Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Driver’s license: An international driving license is generally recommended, but not necessarily required.
  • Direction of traffic: In South America the traffic is right-handed. The only exceptions to this are Guyana and Suriname.
  • Age restrictions: In Argentina the age limit for driving is 21 years.
  • Roads, bridges and tunnels with toll: Geography of toll roads North and South America

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