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Brazil Amazon River Cruises
Brazil Amazon River cruises vary from small expedition style trips that go deep into the rainforest to larger vessels offering short two or three night cruises along the Brazilian Amazon. Brazil boasts the lion’s share of the Amazon Rainforest, and there are many cruise options here. The majority start in Manaus and include a visit to the Meeting of the Waters where the rivers Negro and Solimoes meet, which is where Brazilians consider the river becomes the Amazon. Typically on a Brazil Amazon River cruise, you’ll make regular trips into the forest. Hike through the rainforest, canoe down small tributaries, and visit indigenous villages. See trees draped in orchids and bromeliads. Go out at night in search of caiman. Sip a caipirinha while enjoying the natural beauty and tranquility of the Brazilian Amazon. A cruise is easily combined with other destinations in Brazil such as a tour of Rio de Janeiro, wildlife watching in the Pantanal and a trip to the Iguazu Falls. More River Amazon cruise options can be found in Ecuador and Peru.
Update: Brazil Covid-19 Travel – Brazil is open for travel again!
Brazil reopened to tourists several months ago and we’re delighted to be operating trips again!
|A negative PCR test result is required. Test must have been taken no more than 72 hours before departure.|
|A health declaration must be completed and presented on arrival.|
|See full details at IATA Travel Centre|
|Most international flights have resumed, including from the USA, Canada, Europe and the Middle East|
|Domestic flights are operating|
|Updated Dec 29, 2020|
Elsewhere in South America
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|Open without quarantine?||Covid-19 test required before travel?|
|Ecuador & Galapagos||Yes||Travelers who can prove they’ve been vaccinated do not need a test to enter mainland Ecuador. Otherwise, an antigen or PCR test is required.
Galapagos Islands require a PCR test, regardless of vaccination status.
|Paraguay||Yes||Yes (PCR or LAMP)|
|Peru & Machu Picchu||Yes||Yes (PCR or antigen before travel plus antigen on arrival)|
|Updated Mar 22, 2021
See IATA Travel Centre for more detail
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|Desafio Brazil Amazon River Cruise||from $1655||4 Days||The Desafio Amazon River Cruise is a luxury wooden hull ship that departs from Manaus, Brazil, and delves into the Amazon Rainforest. You'll have the...|
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