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The M/V Desafio has been carefully restored and offers old world charm and an intimate atmosphere. The boat is small enough to explore remote areas, but spacious enough to be comfortable.
Destinations > Brazil > M/V Desafio Amazon Cruise
Three nights cruise accommodation, meals as indicated, services of a local English speaking guide and return transfers from Manaus pier.
Explore the rich Amazon Rainforest, fish for piranhas, visit a jungle community, and explore the islands, lakes and flooded forest by motorboat on this exciting Amazon Cruise.
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Sailing the great Amazon River.
Guided wildlife viewing.
Visit local jungle communities.
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Transfer to the pier to embark on the M/V Desafio. Sail to the 'Meeting of the Waters', where the dark waters of the Negro River flow side by side with the muddy waters of the Solimoes River. Continue cruising to the January Ecological Reserve. Using motorised canoes, explore the 'Igarapes'. (D)
Enjoy a guided tour through the rich Amazon Rainforest. In the afternoon explore the islands, lakes and flooded forest by motorboat. Return to the boat for dinner then board the motorboat to experience the sounds of the forest at night and the sight of the star-covered sky. (B)(L)(D)
Leave the Anavilhanas and cruise to Santa Maria Village. Visit a jungle community to learn about the way of life of the Caboclos (natives). In the afternoon, take the canoes for a fishing trip to catch piranhas, with the help of the experienced guide. After dinner on board, the motorboats will head out again in to the surrounding area to spot alligators. (B)(L)(D)
Early morning exploration before returning to Manaus. (B)
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