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.

Why We Love It

Sailing the great Amazon River.

Guided wildlife viewing.

Visit local jungle communities.

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Day by day Itinerary of

M/V Desafio Amazon Cruise

Day 1

Manaus - Amazon Cruising

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)

Day 2

Amazon Cruising

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)

Day 3

Amazon Cruising

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)

Day 4

Amazon Cruising - Manaus

Early morning exploration before returning to Manaus. (B)

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