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The Amazon Upstream

Bite-sized trip

  • Itinerary:
    Manaus - The Amazon - Manaus
  • Duration:
    4 days / 3 nights (flexible)
  • Price:
    from £ 1,129.- per person (excluding flights)
Our Amazon river cruise is an adventurous alternative to staying in a rustic jungle lodge on the banks of the river. As you sail along the mighty Amazon River, you'll have your own comfortable cabin with a shower and toilet. Space is limited on board and the weather can be unpredictable, however you'll see much more of the Amazon this way than while staying a lodge. It will leave you with a good grasp of the enormity of this epic river.

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Brazil the Amazon upstream boat tour tourist in boat on the Amazon river
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Day 1 – Arrival in Manaus – The Amazon

Today you will set sail on the mighty Amazon River to experience this famous area by boat. You’ll stay on a traditional Amazonian flat bottom boat as part of an international group. Today you’ll step into a small canoe and make your way through the densely overgrown creeks. As the sun begins to set you’ll hear the jungle’s nocturnal inhabitants come to life. As you dine back on the boat, the ship will slowly sail onto Acu Creek where it will dock for the night.

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Days 2-3 – Exploring the Amazon

During your time sailing along the Amazon River, you’ll take part in a variety of activities. You will go on jungle walks, where you’ll see exotic trees and plants as well as animals scurrying by. The jungle is full of birds, insects and other creatures to spot. In the evenings you’ll head out in a canoe in search of caimans, tree frogs, sloths and snakes with the help of a professional guide.

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Day 4 – The Amazon – Manaus

Today is the last day of your sailing trip along the Amazon. After breakfast you’ll continue on to the ‘meeting of the waters’ where two types of river water meet: the yellow-brown Amazon water and the blue-black Rio Negro water. Oddly enough they start out flowing side-by-side for quite some time. After a while the two types of water mix. Eventually you’ll sail back to the pier where you will make your own way back to Manaus airport for your onward flight.

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The Amazon Upstream

For this bite-sized trip we offer the following options

Brazil The Amazon upstream accommodation boat
Brazil The Amazon upstream accommodation boat dining room
Brazil The Amazon upstream accommodation boat beds in style

Upgrade to our In Style accommodation

  • Price:
    from £ 1,584.- per person (excluding flights)
  • Included:
    In Style accommodation, excursions, transport and meals as described above

For this bite-sized trip we have an alternative option available for your accommodation. Our In Style version is something a bit more special or unique but still with lots of local flavour! If you would like to upgrade your accommodation for this bite-sized trip select our In Style option below.

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