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Manaus, Brazil

Activities

  •  "Meeting of the Waters" tour

  • Dolophine 
    Sanctuary

  •  Presidente 
    Figueiredo's pristine waterfalls 

  • Managua Caves, Judeia Caves, and Onca Caves

  • Manaus walking tour

  • Anavilhanas Archipelago

  • Tarumã-Açu River-Trip

  • and Much More!

Inclusions

  • Round-Trip Airfare from Austin, Texas

  • Airport Transfers

  • Accommodations 

  • All Breakfasts included 

  • Activities listed on itinerary (including entrance fees)

  • Transportation on chartered bus 

  • Tour Guides

  • Tour Host

Price

$2,199 -
 
per person (double occupancy) 


+$599 for single traveler

 

Fine Print

  • $700 deposit per traveler required (make below) to secure airfare and hotels

  • A Brazilian visa is required and not included in the cost of the tour

  • Full payment due 100 days before and must be made by check

  • Trip deposit and final payments are non-refundable once paid

  • Passports are required and must be valid 6 months after final date of the trip

  • Tips for local guides and bus driver are not included

Your Host: Camille Ostler
 

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June 6-12, 2024: On Sale Now

June 6 

Your journey begins as you depart from Austin, and after a connecting flight in Panama, you touch down in Manaus on June 7. Upon arrival, you'll be swiftly transferred to your hotel, where you can indulge in some well-deserved rest, allowing you to sleep in late and recharge before your adventures in Manaus begin.

 

June 7

In the afternoon embark on an enchanting afternoon adventure in Manaus with our "Meeting of the Waters" tour and "Dolophine" experience. Witness the mesmerizing phenomenon where the dark waters of the Negro River and the sandy currents of the Solimões River converge without blending, all while our knowledgeable guide provides insights into the Amazon's rich ecosystem. Following this captivating sight, you'll visit the "Dolophine" sanctuary to interact with the iconic Amazon River dolphins, the "boto." Swim with these friendly pink dolphins, and relish the flavors of the Amazon with a local snack, creating unforgettable memories in the heart of the rainforest. This unique journey combines natural wonders, cultural heritage, and wildlife encounters, offering an extraordinary experience in Manaus that you won't want to miss.

 

June 8

Experience the untouched beauty of Presidente Figueiredo's pristine waterfalls on a day-trip departing from Manaus. Accompanied by a knowledgeable local adventure guide, embark on a 66-mile (107km) journey to the northern reaches, where you'll find a lush expanse of uninhabited jungle graced with revitalizing, crystal-clear cascades. Delve into the captivating Managua Caves, Judeia Caves, and Onca Caves, each adorned with flourishing tropical flora and indigenous wildlife. Explore the hidden recesses of the caves, take a refreshing swim in the crystalline waters, and observe the diverse local wildlife that thrives in this untouched forest. Savor a traditional meal at a local restaurant nestled within the park, and enjoy the convenience of round-trip transportation provided from Manaus.

 

June 9 

Enjoy a leisurely free morning exploring at your own pace, and then immerse yourself in the vibrant heart of Manaus with an engaging afternoon walking tour. Discover the city's rich history, diverse culture, and architectural gems as you stroll through its bustling streets. From the iconic Teatro Amazonas to the bustling markets and charming neighborhoods, this tour is a captivating journey through the soul of this Amazonian city, offering a glimpse into its past and present, making for an unforgettable adventure.

 

 

June 10

Monday - Set sail on an unforgettable full-day excursion from Manaus to the mesmerizing Anavilhanas Archipelago, a true natural wonder of the Amazon. Glide through the labyrinth of lush, emerald-green islands on a boat tour, and then dive into the heart of the rainforest with an exhilarating jungle trekking experience. Explore pristine ecosystems, encounter unique wildlife, and witness the awe-inspiring beauty of one of the world's largest river archipelagos. The Anavilhanas Archipelago is a natural wonder nestled within the Amazon Rainforest in Brazil. It comprises a network of over 400 islands, islets, and lagoons, making it one of the world's largest river archipelagos. This unique and pristine ecosystem is known for its lush vegetation, crystal-clear waters, and rich biodiversity, offering a habitat for a wide array of Amazonian wildlife. 

 

June 11

Embark on an exhilarating half-day river trip departing from Manaus, navigating the scenic waters of the Tarumã-Açu River. This captivating journey offers a glimpse into the Amazon's stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife. As you glide through the tranquil river, your experienced guide will share insights about the local ecosystem, native flora and fauna, and the cultural significance of this waterway. This adventure is a perfect way to experience the beauty and biodiversity of the Amazon rainforest in a short yet immersive excursion from Manaus.

 

June 12 

On June 12, your journey continues as you depart for the airport and catch your flight back to Austin, with a brief connection in Panama. You'll touch down in Austin in the afternoon, marking your return to the United States. Welcome back from your exciting adventure in Manaus!

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