Amazon… the very sound of it evokes images
of jungle adventure, igniting the imagination
like no other region in the world! Now you
can discover the mighty Amazon Rainforest in
comfort and style on board the MV Desafio.
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MAGUARÍ 4 days
The cruises depart from Manaus, capital of the State of
Amazonas, a city in the jungle that prospered during the
rubber boon last century. There is a four days cruise visiting
the Anavilhanas Archipelago, the largest river archipelago
in the world, and its igarapés - permanent river channels
- and igapós - non-permanent river channels. Due to its
acid waters, endemic mosquitoes are practically inexistent.
The cruise also includes daily explorations and activities
in small motorized boats into the jungle, as well as a rich
Amazonian cuisine served in the panoramic restaurant.
MAGUARÍ 3 Day 2 Day 3
SAturDAy Rise early to admire the sunrise and
see thousands of birds come out of their nocturnal
hiding places in search of breakfast. After
FrIDAy Early this morning, leave on a jungle “breakfast”, go on a fishing expedition to catch
trekking excursion to learn about the local flora, one of the many hundreds of species found in the
amongst the richest in the world. After lunch, start river, including the aggressive piranha. The balance
cruising towards the Samauma village, located of the day is spent exploring the river and the
at the Anavilhanas Islands, the largest river world’s greatest ecosystem.
archipelago in the world. Later this afternoon, board
a motor canoe to visit the surrounding lakes.
Following dinner, experience the excitement of
searching for and spotting fierce caimans.
tHurSDAy Leave from Manaus’ Tropical Hotel
lobby to board the M/V Desafio, your floating
hotel for the next three nights. Once on board, the
multilingual naturalist guide will host a “welcome
to the Amazon” briefing highlighting the broad
spectrum of life in this unique region. The guide
will assist in the identification of the flora /
fauna, provide a historical framework and enrich SunDAy After another tropical breakfast, you’ll
your ecological understanding of this unusual reach the “wedding of the waters”. This is where the
destination and of the natural world. After dinner, River Negro and Solimoes meet each other to form
enjoy an excursion by canoe to listen to the sounds the great Amazon River. After a stop to view this
emitted by the jungle at night. fascinating sight, continue cruising back to Manaus.
Tel: +55 92 3633 8644
Fax: +55 92 3233 5519