Biggest River in the World
The biggest river in the world by volume is Amazon River in South America. It measures 4000 miles approximately in length from the source to mouth. Amazon River is the second longest river in the world. Nile River is the longest river in the world. Amazon river runs through countries Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia and Ecuador. Amazon River eventually meets the Atlantic Ocean. Most of the river flows through rainforests because of which there are no bridges built across the river. There are over 2000 species of fish that can be found in the river and the river is home to these fish. You can find water snakes, capybara, the infamous anaconda and the most feared piranha fish in the Amazon River and in Amazon rainforests. Piranhas attack in groups and they can even converge on anaconda and other deadly animals.
Attractions along the Biggest River
Amazon Rainforest, the Amazon jungle is the largest tropical rainforest in the world. The rainforest has a variety of species, from different species of fish, birds, and trees to mammals. Activities like jungle trekking, canoe rides, alligator spotting and piranha fishing are some of the top things to do in Amazon Rainforest. Visit Amazon Rainforest for more attractions.
Black River, also known as Rio Negro is named for its dark waters. Black River, the largest blackwater river in the world is one of the largest tributaries of the Amazon River. The Meeting of the Waters on the Amazon River takes place a few miles from Manaus, where Solimoes River, which is also known as White River meets Rio Negro River, which is also known as Black River. It’s mind-boggling to see the two rivers flow side by side and not mix. You will surely spot the rare pink dolphins on your boat ride.
Archipelago of Anavilhanas is fantastic. You will get to see snakes, piranhas, and pink dolphins. This place is for nature lovers and is totally worthwhile.