Day 1: Manaus, Amazon, Brazil
Fly directly from Miami to Manaus International Airport, right in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon.
Day 2: Amazon Cruise Day 1
You have the morning to explore the city of Manaus, home of a very unusual opera house and the focal point for trade in the Amazon region.
After lunch, you will head to the quay to board the Amazon Clipper Premium or Traditional, for your 4 Day Amazon Cruise.
Travel along the Rio Negro and into the rainforest. Get into small boats to explore the nature in the rivers´creeks before heading on board for dinner.
Day 3: Amazon Cruise Day 2
Look for wildlife such as parrots and monkeys by canoes and on short hikes with your naturalist guide. In the afternoon explore the waterways of Anavilhanas National Park.
Day 4: Amazon Cruise Day 3
Fish for pirahnas and swim with pink dolphins from a sandy beach. There is an opportunity to spend time with local indigenous people and learn about life in the Amazon.
Day 5: Amazon Cruise Day 4
Explore the Lago Janauary Ecological Park for chances to see the “Victoria Regia” – the giant water lilies. The Clipper will continue to the strange phenomenon known as ´The Meeting of the Waters´ where the Amazon meets the Negro River.
Return to Manaus where we will take you for your evening flight to Rio.
Arrive in Rio de Janeiro where we will pick you up and take you to either your Copacabana or Ipanema Beach hotel.
Day 6: Rio Tour
On your guided tour, visit Rio´s landmarks – The White Christ, Sugar Loaf and the city center. The tour includes a traditional Brazilian BBQ.
Day 7: Rio
Enjoy an extra day in Rio to soak up the atmosphere on Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches. Optional tours include a trip to the Favelas, a boat trip to the quiet beaches off Rio, a specacular day of shopping or a night excursion to the home of Samba.
Day 8: Rio /Home
We take you to the airport for your flight home.