Brazil Travel: Manaus
Manaus is the capital of the state Amazonas and is located between the rivers Rio Negro and Amazon. The city has 1.8 million inhabitants and for nature lovers, is an absolute highlight during their trip to Brazil, as it is in the midst of an extraordinary biodiversity in the rainforest. It is the starting point for jungle expeditions and day trips, as well as cultural stronghold. Do not miss out on the chance to visit the listed opera "Teatro Amazonas". Museum lovers will also relish in Manaus’ unique culture . Both exhibits from the life of the local population, as well as numerous exhibitions about the diverse flora and fauna of the area can be visited. Also interesting to visit is the market hall "Mercado Municipal Adolpho Lisboa". Here you can buy meat, fish, vegetables, exotic spices and fruits. A popular destination is near the "Encontro das Aquas” (Meeting of Waters). The deep dark Rio Negro and the muddy-white Rio Solimoes flow 6 kilometres side by side, before they unite. Recommended in Manaus is the carnival, when you experience the second world capital of samba in a relaxed party atmosphere. In Manaus hot temperatures prevail all year round. The temperature spans between approximately 22 and 33 degrees Celsius. The lowest rainfall and the most sunshine hours you can expect in the Brazilian winter (June-August). From December to April an umbrella is also recommended.
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This trip is for the traveler with more time to explore the stunning Amazon and is a combination of both the 4-night Negro River Tour and the 3-night Solimoes River Tour. You can decide which trip you want to embark the ship for first, as the ship will also dock in Manaus in between. Enjoy fun activities on this tour such as going trekking, visiting a local village, a motorboat journey to do some bird-watching, rainforest walks and much more!
This tour is for the type of traveler looking to have an unforgettable experience in the Amazon exploring the Negro River region. Fun activities on this tour include going rainforest trekking, visiting a local village, a motorboat ride around places such as Tres Boca Island and the Praia Grande region, entertainment on board and much more.
This tour is for the person looking to have a memorable experience in the Amazon exploring the Solimoes River region. Fun activities on this tour include going trekking, a visit to a local village, a motorboat journey to do some bird-watching around the Igarapés, rainforest walks and much more!
One of the many natural amazements of Brazil is the meeting of the Solimoes and Negro Rivers, it is a junction of waters from which the Amazon river is formed and is located in the city of Manaus (Amazonas State). The IBEROSTAR has placed one of the crown jewels of its Grand Collection group: the Grand Hotel-Ship Amazon, an entirely ‘all inclusive’ Super Luxury floating hotel for people looking to journey deep into nature’s remotest places and experience a totally different kind of adventure.
This package is for the adventurous type. You will be taking part in all activities. This tour will begin at the Amazon Turtle Lodge in a motorized canoe, with a local tour guide. To offer the best security possible, during the days of the survival tour we will bring some food along. You and the guide will also have to build your own shelter using wood, twigs and straw from the Babassu tree. Our activities take place at the Tracaja Lake, Juma Lake and Piranha Lake. This is a region that has an ecosystem of low lands (Varzea) and high lands (Terra Firme), the flooded forest (Igapo), small channels (Igarapos) and channels that are perfect for paddling in canoes, this way there are more possibilities to see animals and take pictures as we approach. A motorized canoe is available for further transportation as needed.
Enjoy this four-day cruise and discover amazing ambiance of the Amazon Jungle. In this boat trip, among many other highlights, you will see one of the world's largest freshwater archipelago, the National Park Anavilhanas.
Head on this three-day cruise in the Amazon and be impressed by the beauty and uniqueness of the nature. Go on this adventurous trip to explore and learn about the amazing diversity of the Amazon region on the water and on land.
Amazon Clipper Cruises offers 2 types of fleets: Traditional and Premium. The Premium Fleet consist of luxurious small-ships which offer spectacular 360° panoramic view sundecks and other facilities like spacious cabins with lower beds, individual air-conditioning, safety box and private bathroom facilities with hot showers. Amazon premium standard boats are divided into "PREMIUM" and "OTTER PREMIUM".
Amazon Clipper Cruise offers 2 types of fleets: Traditional and Premium. The Traditional Fleet consists of traditional Amazon riverboats which offer a spectacular a 360° view sundeck, a bar, library and other facilities like air-conditioned cabins with private toilets and a covered dining room.
This six-day Amazon cruise includes all program points of the Amazon and Negro River Cruises. During various sightseeing you will get an insight into the culture of the locals and learn about exotic plants, fruits and unusual animals of the Amazon.