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Brazil Amazon River Cruise - UNTAMED APUAU - 3 Nights

4 days | 3 nights
Shared tour
From 2250USD per person
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Cruise Description

Discover the lush landscapes of the Brazilian Amazon on this four-day Untamed Amazon River cruise. Board your eco-friendly vessel in Manaus. With 100% solar-powered electricity and a high-tech water filtration system, Untamed aims to minimize your environmental footprint as you explore the region. 0Sail to the Anavilhanas Archipelago on the Rio Negro, which encompasses more than 400 islands, countless gem-like lakes, and snaking rivers. Meet the locals of Tumbira, who live solely on solar energy, and learn how they’re inspiring others to adopt a greener lifestyle. Observe the flora and fauna on the Apuaú River, and fish for piranhas, one of the most feared creatures of the Amazon. Watch the famed pink river dolphins splash in the water, and return to Manaus for your onward journey.

Destinations

Brazil

Trip at a glance

Visits

AMAZON RAINFOREST & RIVER (Manaus): Four-day immersion cruise in the Amazon, Anavilhanas National Park, Day/Night Canoe Excursions, Jungle Walks, Local Communities, Bird Watching, Pink Dolphins.

Trip details

Itinerary

Day 1 DEPARTURE, BRIEFING, ANAVILHANAS NATIONAL PARK, TUMBIRA COMMUNITY, SUNSET

Morning

Transfer by van at 8am from your hotel in Manaus to the boat.
Boarding and depart toward the Negro River while you enjoy a welcome drink and appetizers and listen to the information about route and facilities.
Navigate to the Anavilhanas Archipelago, the second largest in the world with approximately 400 islands, hundreds of lakes, rivers...

Afternoon

In the afternoon, motorboat trip to meet the sustainable community of Tumbira - where they use solar energy to live.
In the late afternoon we embark in the canoes and learn more about this wonderful nature park while enjoying the sunset.

Evening

Free evening.

Overnight onboard.

MEALS
  • Lunch onboard
  • Dinner onboard

Day 2 TUMBIRA COMMUNITY, JUNGLE TRAIL, APUAU RIVER, NIGHTLIFE OBSERVATION

Morning

After breakfast we visit the Tumbira Community. Presentation of this Sustainable Development Reserve and its projects.

We go for a Jungle Trail to learn about fauna and flora of the region.

Afternoon

Navigation through the Anavilhanas Archipelago to the Apuaú River. This river is an area of exuberant fauna and flora. It will be possible to observe countless species of birds and animals.

Speedboat tour in the area to observe the nightlife.

Evening

Free evening.

Overnight onboard.

MEALS
  • Breakfast onboard
  • Lunch onboard
  • Dinner onboard

Day 3 PIRANHA FISHING, BIRD WATCHING, TUYUKAS COMMUNITY

Morning

Early in the morning, departure to watch the sunrise in the forest.

After breakfast, we spend a little time fishing for piranhas and other fish. Then, trail in the jungle for bird watching.

Afternoon

In the afternoon, we visit the Tuyukas indigenous community to get to know a little of the Indigenous culture of this group.

Evening

Free evening.

Overnight onboard.

MEALS
  • Breakfast onboard
  • Lunch onboard
  • Dinner onboard

Day 4 PINK DOLPHINS, ARRIVAL IN MANAUS

Morning

Departure to observe the Pink Dolphins of the Amazon.


Now is time to return to the city of Manaus. Lunch onboard and arrival planned around 12:00 hrs.


Transfer to your hotel / to the airport in Manaus.

MEALS
  • Breakfast onboard
  • Lunch onboard

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Services

What's included

Accommodation

Nights
3 nights onboard Untamed Amazon

Meals

Full board plan
3 breakfasts + 4 lunches + 3 dinners

Transportation

Boat
Untamed : The first green ship in the Amazon. 100% Solar power electricity & state-of-the-art water treatment.

Orientation

Guide
Shared English-speaking Guide for all excursions and activities

What's not included

  • Domestic flights:
    • From/to Manaus
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra meals
  • Alcoholic or Bottled beverages
  • Tips
  • Extra expenses

Dates and Prices

Arrival date

Important notes

If necessary, it is imperative to get your yellow fever vaccine at least ten days prior to departure.

Weather conditions in the Amazon rainforest vary greatly depending on the two seasons: the wet season from December to May and the dry season from June until November. Regardless of the season, you have to be prepared for rain throughout the year, although it rains a lot less during the dry season. 

Amazon rainforest packing list:

  • binoculars
  • waterproof hiking shoes
  • hat
  • quick-dry clothing
  • long-sleeve shirt
  • long-sleeve pants
  • strong insect repellent
  • strong sunblock
  • bathing-suit
  • case or protection for your camera and phone
  • personal medication. 
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