Amazon Clipper Cruise - 3 Nights Package
Amazon Clipper Cruise - 3 Nights
DAY 1 - Wednesday - Meeting at the lobby of the Tropical Hotel at 14h00. Boarding and depart upstream on the Rio Negro while we drink a fresh fruit juice and listen to the information about facilities. After a Snack we meet us in the leisure room for lectures about Amazon where we will get a good start on understanding Amazon preservation and ecology. After Dinner we will explore little creeks in our canoes and listen to the sounds of nocturnal animals with the possibility of observing birds, frogs, snakes and caimans.
DAY 2 - Thursday - Early morning we explore the surroundings along the waters edge in our canoes while we mainly find fruit eating birds like parrots and toucans. After breakfast we go for a jungle walk, we discover many surprising fragrances in leaves, fruits, woods and animals. Around midday we return and we may go for a swim, before lunch. In the Afternoon we navigate through the Anavilhanas National Park, one of the world`s largest fresh water archipelagos, a labyrinth of waterways. In the late afternoon we embark in the canoes and learn more about this wonderful nature park.
DAY 3 - Friday - Early this morningwe spend a little time fishing for piranhas and other fish.After breakfast we visit a "Natives Community" where we find many of thetypical Amazonian fruits like Cupuaçu and Tapereba, palm trees like Açaí, Tucum and Pupunha. We learn about the preparation of manioc flour and the health and education situation of the children. After lunch we are landing on one of the white sandy beaches to swim in the dark water. Exploring by canoe and scout for wildlife in the late afternoon. On the way toward the Amazon River will be served dinner.
DAY 4 - Saturday - Early this morning we explore the Lago Janauary Ecological Park. This area is usually a very good place to observe wildlife and chances to see the "Victoria Regia" the giant water lilies. While we have Breakfast we navigate to the "Meeting of the Waters", the confluence of the world`s two largest rivers, the Amazon and the Negro. Now is time to return to the Tropical Hotel landing-stage while we join fine views of Manaus` waterfront. Arrivalat 11h30. End of services.
Welcolme drink, all meals, accommodation in double cabins and excursions as described in the itinerary, bilingual guide.
Prices do not include - Alcoholic beverages or soft drinks, personal expenses, transfers, travel insurance and anything else not listed as included.
Changes in Routing -
We reserve the right to change itineraries without consulting or warning participants of the tour, depending on the natural conditions prevailing at the time, such as weather conditions or river waterlevel. The Captain has full authorization to modify itineraries in the interest of the passengers and the safety of the vessel, and to ensure the better enjoyment of the trip.
What to bring -
Although the climate is considered hot and damp all year round (about 23 to 35C, 75 to 95 F), it can feel surprisingly cool at night in the jungle or on the river. Most of the time on board and canoe excursions, passengers will find themselves wearing light and breathable clothing or bathing suit and sandals. For the hikes in the forest they need also long trousers, good clothed footwear such as tennis shoes or hiking boots. Bring a daypack (small backpack) to all side trips including; Hat, sun block, sun glasses, light rain coat, insect repellent, binocular and camera in a waterproof bag. Very important to bring along is personal medicines.