Learn about Brazil's rubber trade on a visit to Vila Paraíso. During this half-day tour from Manaus, see where rubber is loaded onto boats and shipped around the world. At the Rubber Museum, visit the workshops and warehouses where rubber was collected, processed and stored. Take a walk among the rubber trees to see how rubber is collected, then visit both the Rubber Master's opulent house and the modest homes of typical industry employees. On the return trip to Manus, stop at Tupé Beach to cool off with a swim (time permitting). Round trip transportation from Manaus hotels is included.