DAY 1- Monday - Meeting at the lobby of the Tropical Hotel at 14:00 hrs. Boarding and depart toward Amazon River while we enjoy a welcome drink and listen to the information about route and facilities. After a snack we meet us in the leisure room for lectures about Amazon where we will get a good start on understanding Amazon ecology while the vessel take us the Amazon upstream. Before dinner we may already ordered a caipirinha, the national drink of Brazil. After dinner we will explore the river`s edge with powerful searchlights and we see caiman, close relatives of crocodile, sometimes incluiding night-hawks, snakes, toro-rats, sloth and frogs.
DAY 2- Tuesday - We wake up in the Janauaca Lake and start an early exploration by canoe of the waking forest. We will keep our eyes open for birds and enjoy the Pink River Dolphins. We return for breakfast followed by a walk in the forest and a visit to the inhabitants of the lake who live from manioc plantations, fishing, diverse fruit trees, rubber, Brazil-nut trees, wood and other extractive products. The piranha fishing in late afternoon is not only for passionate anglers then there are good chances of seeing Hoatzins and large flocks of egerets. After dinner we will explore the forest in our canoes with the possibility of observing nocturnal animals and admire at the millions of stars and constellations of the southern hemisphere.
DAY 3- Wednesday - A last exploring for bird-watching and good chances to see the Victoria Regia, the giant water lilies in the Janauary Ecological Park. We explore the mysterious flooded forest by canoe or walking on catwalks, observing wildlife in the trees and in the water. While we enjoin breakfast the boat starts navigation toward the "Meeting of the Waters". A unique spectacle where the bright colored water of the Amazon and the dark water of the Negro flows side by side without mixing for many miles. Now we return to the Tropical landing stage while we past Manaus port, with views of the floating docks, market, old custom house and the dome of the Opera house, arriving at 11:30 am. End of services.
Rate per person
- Children up to 12 years old accompanied by parents: 20% off. - Individual cabin: additional of 50% - Cabin with balcony (Premium) U$ 100.00 additional per person
Solim§es River Cruise ľ 3 Days / 2 Nights - Traditional U$ 667.00
Solim§es River Cruise ľ 3 Days / 2 Nights - Premium U$ 932.00
The program includes - Welcolme drink, all meals, accommodation in double cabins and excursions as described in the itinerary, bilingual guide.
Prices do not include - Alcoholic beverages or soft drinks, personal expenses, transfers, tips, travel insurance and anything else not listed as included.
Changes in Routing -
We reserve the right to change itineraries without consulting or
warning participants of the tour, depending on the natural conditions
prevailing at the time, such as weather conditions or river waterlevel.
The Captain has full authorization to modify itineraries in the interest
of the passengers and the safety of the vessel, and to ensure the
better enjoyment of the trip.
What to bring - Although the climate is
considered hot and damp all year round (about 23 to 35C, 75 to 95 F), it can feel surprisingly cool at night in the jungle or on the river. Most of the timeon board and canoe excursions, passengers will find themselves wearinglight and breathable clothingor bathing suitand sandals. For the hikes in the forest they need also long trousers, good clothed footwear such as tennis shoes or hiking boots. Bring a daypack (small backpack) to all side trips including; Hat, sun
block, sun glasses, light rain coat, insect repellent, binocular and camera in a waterproof bag. Very important to bring along is personal medicines.