Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

4 Days

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

4 Days Starting and ending in Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil

Visiting:

Manaus

,

Rio Ariaú

,

Anavilhanas-Archipel

,

Novo Airão

Tour operator:

Etours Brazil

Physical rating:

Low

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

0018

Group size:

2 - 16

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

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Tour Overview

With a wide range of exposure to native culture and wildlife attractions, this tour offers climbing the giant trees, swimming with the pink dolphins, visiting the Tuiuka Indians, Parasailing, and navigation through black and muddy water ecosystems from Rio Solimoes to the heart of Anavilhanas in Rio Negro. One of the largest river archipelago in the world Anavilhanas, is the main attraction of the lower Rio Negro, a region blessed by nature and protected by ICMBio. Meanwhile, in the lake Janauary, life explodes in profusion... The Upper Amazon, particularly the region of Rio Negro, where the Anavilhanas archipelago and the city of New Airao are located, is an ideal region for ecotourism. Unlike other regions of the Amazon, the Rio Negro has almost no mosquitoes due to the natural insecticide found in its waters. Furthermore, this is the Amazon’s most wild and preserved portion. Recommended For those who have few time but want to try everything.

Highlights

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    Incredible scenery in the Brazilian Amazon

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    All-inclusive including beers, caipirinhas and soft drinks

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    Rustic and cozy boat design

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    Special authorization to operate in some of the most remote parts of the Brazilian Amazon

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    It perfectly combines adventure, ecology and comfort

Places You'll See

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Embarkation

Location:

  Manaus


Accommodation:

  Jacaré-Açu boat


Meals Included:

  Lunch, Dinner


After breakfast transfer to the Pier.

Embarking at 9:00, we welcome you aboard the Jacaré-Açu, and give you an introductory briefing about the itinerary and the background to some of the incredible things you will witness.

Our first excursion is in our expedition canoes at Lago Janauary, a rich ecosystem fed by the waters of the Rio Solimões, which is abundant in organic nutrients, and therefore supports an abundance of Amazon birds, reptiles, exotic plants, and giant trees. You are likely to see Tucuxi River Dolphins, Pink River Dolphin, Cocoi Heron, Great Egret, Blue-Yellow Macaw, Festive Parrot, Rufescent Tiger-herons, Yellow-rumped Caciques, Crested Oropendola, and Jacamars, among many others.

Once back on board, we sail along the Paraná do Paracuuba to the Rio Solimões, enjoying our first lunch on board as we do so. In the afternoon, we arrive at the famous Meeting of the Waters, where the black Rio Negro meets the clearer water of the Solimões and they run parallel for more than nine miles. Then it’s time to search for pirarucu, the largest scaled fish in the world, nicknamed the Lion of the Amazon.

While we have dinner on board, the boat sails up the Rio Negro towards the Anavilhanas Archipelago.

icon Day 2 : Rio Negro, Rio Ariaú & Acajatuba Lake

Location:

  Rio Ariaú


Accommodation:

  Jacaré-Açu Boat


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


At daybreak, we can watch the sunrise over the Tupé Beach settlement, beside the high Rio Negro. After breakfast on board, we visit the village where we will have the opportunity to witness their well-preserved history, customs, dance, and handicrafts. The villagers communicate in two indigenous languages, Tuiuka and Tukano.

Once back on board the Jacaré-Açu, we have lunch and then sail to the Rio Ariaú, a beautiful blackwater river enclosed by giant trees and dense vegetation. Here we have the option of climbing one of the trees - or at least, some of it - using ropes. We continue to Lago Acajatuba to see the iconic pink Amazon river dolphin up close, in an area where the locals live in floating houses region.

After dinner on board, we set out in our expedition canoes to search for caiman and other nocturnal animals.

icon Day 3 : Anavilhanas Archipelago

Location:

  Anavilhanas-Archipel


Accommodation:

  Jacaré-Açu Boat


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Upon waking up, we are in the heart of the Anavilhanas River Archipelago - 100,000 hectares of islands and canals within the Rio Negro and a further 260,000 hectares of the riverside forest. So, after breakfast, we take to the canoes to explore this stunning region of creeks, lagoons, and river beaches. Under the shadow of a Macacarecuia tree, we swim with inflatable tubes in the refreshing waters of the Rio Negro. Later we'll try our hand at fishing for piranha in the Igarapé of Jaraqui. How many can you catch?

After lunch on board, we visit an Amazon farmhouse in the Santo Antonio community, where the owner will explain his way of life, his ancestry, and the crops he raises, such as manioc and fruit. We then make a 2-hour guided trek through the rainforest, to spot and learn about the flora and fauna.

Finally, this evening, we set sail through the heart of Anavilhanas National Park and after dinner embark on a night-time aquatic trail full of wildlife.

icon Day 4 : Disembarkation

Location:

  Novo Airão, Manaus


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch


The day starts with the sound of the jungle - and especially its birdlife and primates - waking up. After breakfast onboard we will spend the morning on another aquatic trail looking out for the wildlife, especially monkeys, along our way through the archipelago. We return to civilization and a city tour of Novo Airão, famous for its crafts, artisan workshops, shipyards, and pink river dolphins.

After a farewell lunch at the 'Flor do Luar', a floating restaurant in the national park we are transferred by road back to Manaus, arriving mid-afternoon.

What's Included

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    English speaking guide on tours

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    Entrance Fees

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    All Transfer

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    Meals – Full Board

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    Accommodation

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    Drinks with Meals

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    Airport Transfers at Destination

What's Not Included

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    Country Entry Visas

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    Tipping and Gratuities

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    Travel insurance

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    International Travel

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    Local Taxes

Check out our Q&As

Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

Yes we can. We are very flexible.

What currencies are required for this tour?

Real is the Brazilian currency. You can change USD or EUR when in Brazil.

Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

Children are welcome.

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

Are flights included in this tour?

No, they aren't, but we would be happy to take care of booking your domestic flights as well.

    Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

    It is possible.

    Are all entrance fees included in the price?

    Yes all entrance fees are included.

    Are there any additional cost we should know about?

    Tariffs not valid during New Year's Eve, Carnival or local holidays. If travel dates include those dates, rates are upon consultation.

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    Yes, you'll have free time enough.

    Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Of course, you will.

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes they are.

    Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

    Yes, there is.

    Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    Yes. Only people fully vaccinated are allowed to enter Brazil.

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Yes, you can travel solo.

    What Ethical Travel credentials does the tour company have?

    We conduct our business fairly, with honesty, integrity and transparency. We deliver what we promise, and only promise what we can deliver.

    What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    You need to inform whenever it is decided, we allow one time free date change applicable at least 30 days prior.

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Our team has been working with tourism in Brazil for over 15 years

    What documents will I receive before I travel?

    E-Documents will be provided about two weeks before the trip.

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    Low Deposit

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    At 60 days before tour starts: 50% of tour cost.

    At 30 days before tour starts: 75% of tour cost.

    At 15 days before tour starts: 100% of tour cost.

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Amazon Cruise Anavilhanas Archipelago 4 days/3 nights

4 Days Starting and ending in Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil

Visiting:

Manaus

,

Rio Ariaú

,

Anavilhanas-Archipel

,

Novo Airão

Tour operator:

Etours Brazil

Physical rating:

Low

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

0018

Group size:

2 - 16

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

Request A Private Tour

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