Amazon River Cruise
Travel to Brazil and embark on a Brazil vacation package cruise on the Negro River. The Brazilian city of Manaus is home to one of nature’s strangest occurrences--the 4-mile confluence of the nearly black Negro River with the sandy-colored Solimões River. Called the “Meeting of Waters,” the two bodies of water do not mix due to their differences in temperature, speed, and water density! They join to form the Amazon River, that flows for 4,000 miles to be one of the world’s longest rivers. It is here that you will board the Iberostar Grand Amazon, an all-inclusive, super luxury floating hotel and the largest ship specifically built to navigate the Amazon. You will make frequent stops in the rainforest, with small boats launched ......
Accommodation with private facilities; all meals, and all excursions listed in the itinerary provided by bilingual guides.
All rates are per person, based on double occupancy.
Single supplement, please add 30% to the double rate.
Rates are not valid during certain holidays and blackout periods.
Manaus Port taxes ($35 per person) and tourism taxes ($5 per person, per night) are not included.
Minimum age for this cruise is 8 years old.
7 NIGHTS PROGRAM – DEPARTURE ON MONDAY OR FRIDAY
Combination of Solimões and Negro River programs with lunch included during the stop in Manaus.
All rates are per person, based on double occupancy. Single supplement, please add 30% to the double rate.
Rates are not valid during Certain Holidays and blackout periods. Visa to Brazil is required for US citizens.
Please call for special international airfares and domestic flights in Economy or Business Class.
Manaus Port taxes ($35 per person) and tourism taxes ($5 per person, per night), local airport taxes, personal expenses, gratuities and other items not mentioned above are not included.
Embark on your amazing 5-star Amazon adventure cruise aboard the Iberostar Grand Amazon. Sail on the Negro River towards the Jaraqui region while enjoying a striking sunset on the upper deck and classical music. There will be a Captain’s welcome cocktail with presentation of the officers and crew and safety procedures drill followed by a Welcome dinner at Kuarup Restaurant. (D)
Awake to a beautiful sunrise and breakfast at Jaraqui stream region. Trek through the Igarapés to observe palms and high trees used for house construction and as medicines by the local villagers. Return to the ship for lunch. Later, take a boat ride through the islands in the Três Bocas region to see orchids, bromeliads, toucans and macaws. Dinner then entertainment with the expedition team on the upper deck. (B,L,D)
This morning cruise to an indigenous community at the Cuieiras river area to visit their school, medical center and homes, as well as their manioc flour and handicrafts production. There will be a Lecture on “Amazon Fish” at Salao Lua and lunch on the upper deck. Afternoon boat ride and visit to a local farm at the Ariaú region for piranha fishing. Dinner at Kuarup Restaurant. Evening boat ride with a chance of seeing alligators. (B,L,D)
Take an early morning boat ride in the Ariaú river region for bird watching. Return for breakfast at Kuarup Restaurant, followed by the Amazon pink dolphin observation and a visit to the river’s beach. There will be a lecture on “Amazon Birds” at Salao Lua and lunch on the terrace. Then, visit the Rubber Tappe Museum. Tonight, enjoy a special farewell gala dinner at Kuarup Restaurant and Folkloric show at Salao Lua. (B,L,D)
Sunrise at the Meeting of the Waters. After breakfast, disembark at port of Manaus. (B)
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Amazon River Cruise