Desafio Brazil Amazon River Cruise
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Desafio Brazil Amazon River Cruise

4 Days / 3 Nights
From 1655
* flights not included

4 Days / 3 Nights From 1655

Desafio Brazil Amazon River Cruise

This 4 day, 3-night tour aboard the M/V Desafio is an excellent way to experience all that the Amazon River and surrounding rainforest have to offer. Popular stops aboard the Desafio Amazon Cruise include Lake Janauari, Samauma Island, Anavilhanas Archipelago, the River Negro, the Furo do Meira and more. Enjoy meals made with local ingredients and flavors. Go swimming, canoeing, or just kick back and relax. And of course, be on the lookout for all of the rare and beautiful wildlife that inhabits this wondrous region.

Note: The Maguarí Expedition is a tour extension. Please speak with an expert travel consultant about adding a full package (6 nights minimum) Amazon tour to this extension.

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Tour Highlights

  • River Negro cruise

  • Meeting of the Waters

  • January Lake

  • Anavilhanas Archipelago

  • Caboclo village


  • 3-Nights accommodations
  • All meals
  • All transfers, guided hikes, and excursions
  • English-speaking naturalist guides

Sample Itinerary



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At 2:30 pm, meeting on board the M/V Desafio at the docks of the Hotel Tropical for the start of our jungle adventure. After departure, you’ll have a briefing, while we navigate along the River Negro towards the Solimoes River, right where it meets the dark waters of the Negro without mixing for about 4 kms, forming the Amazon River. Navigating towards Lake January, we will see the huge Victoria Amazonica water lily and take our first canoe outing takes place. A stop at an indigenous house to see their way of living is a must. After enjoying the beauty and the lavish green of the Amazon Forest from the deck, we will anchor and enjoy the sounds of the jungle overnight. Dinner is served during navigation.




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