7 Nights Iberostar Grand Amazon River Cruise – Rio Negro and Solimoes Itinerary

7 Nights Amazon River Cruise Package aboard the Iberostar Grand Amazon

This 7 Nights cruise combines the 3 Night and the 4 Night Cruise Itineraries – Rio Negro and Rio Solimões. You can start the 7 Night cruise either on Monday or Friday as your schedule permits.

Leave the everyday world behind and become immersed in the mystery of the Amazon jungle. Lush green forests flank the broad waters, and the dense rainforest teems with wildlife. Monkeys swing through the branches while colorful parrots and macaws flash through the trees as the Iberostar Grand Amazon cruises by.

This unique, all-inclusive Amazon river cruise is perfect for adults and children 8 years and older, offering days of leisure activities, live entertainment, and excursions. Well-appointed cabins provide the ultimate in comfort and luxury. The gourmet cuisine offers flavors that will appeal to the most particular palates. The Iberostar Grand Amazon river cruise is an unforgettable vacation.

Performances of a Lifetime. Musical shows are a great opportunity for family time and couples can learn enticing new moves in dance classes. Bingo, live music, and dancing offer a variety of ways to unwind and meet fellow travelers. On the final night of the trip, guests can join the ship’s captain for dinner, then enjoy the Visit Brazil folklore-themed show.

On Rio Negro Cruise Itinerary, on Thursday, you will have the pleasure of viewing the Boi-Bumbá folkloric show. This show is the most popular rhythm in the Amazon bringing highlights from Parintins Folklore Festival, which is the largest manifestation of Amazonian popular culture. The appearances of Pagé, Cunhã Poranga, Porta Estandarte, Rainha do Folclore, Sinhazinha da Fazenda, Borboletas and the central characters are together the great moments of the festival: Bumbás Garantido (red and white) and Caprichoso (blue and white). At the end of the show, guests are invited to the stage to dance and take pictures with dancers.

On Rio Solimões Cruise Itinerary, on Sunday you will have the pleasure of viewing the Visit Brazil folkloric show. This show is a collection of rhythms from all over the country is presented, such as the sertanejo from Goiás, the samba from Rio de Janeiro, the carimbó from Pará, the frevo from Recife, the axé from Bahia, the forró from Ceará, the ciranda and Boi-Bumbá from Amazonas. At the end of the show, dancers invite guests to join the dance.

Staying Active Aboard. The ship’s fitness center offers the opportunity to get in a run or time on the elliptical machine before unwinding at the end of the day. Don’t let the warm weather and incredible scenery along the Amazon go to waste. Both are best enjoyed from the rooftop pool or Jacuzzi, cooling down with a beverage from the poolside bar.

Serenity At the Spa. Afloat the Amazon, let specially trained massage therapists work their magic on stressed muscles. Soak in a Jacuzzi and let the day melt away, or opt for a deep tissue massage to really work out the kinks. The intimate spa is a little respite on deck that ensures a rejuvenating experience to everyone who experiences it.

Endless entertainment On the Amazon River. This extraordinary journey begins in the Brazilian city of Manaus and calls at various ports on the Amazon River so guests can explore the wonders of the jungle up close. Guests can embark on Amazon excursions for piranha fishing, caiman and pink dolphin watching, and motorboat trips around igapós (blackwater-flooded forests), lakes, and Igarapés (small river or stream that normally leads water from the Varzea to the larger rivers). Learn about the Amazon’s biodiversity as the ship’s knowledgeable staff lead discussions on the area’s expansive wildlife. A tour of local villages provides an understanding of local culture and the deep connection the locals have with the river.

This cruise offers Top Shelf Beverages, is All-inclusive, and has a SPA and Rooftop Pool.

CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT TIMES

  • Check in: 15:00
  • Check out: 08:00

TIPS FOR EXCURSIONS

  • The night before, have a light meal;
  • Before sunbathing, use sunscreen and insect repellent;
  • Drink a lot of water;
  • Carry a waterproof pouch to store your camera, camcorder, binoculars, in case of rainy weather;
  • Leave your valuables and cell phones inside the safe deposit box in your room;
  • Wear comfortable boots or sneakers;
  • Be careful with your sunglasses, cap, hats and other belongings that can fly or fall on boat rides;
  • For piranha fishing activities, we offer rods and bait;
  • Always remember to wear your life jacket.

Contact our Brazil Travel Agents for your Custom Amazon River Cruise Vacation Package.

* The embarkation procedure starts 15 minutes before the boats leave.
** For more information, please contact the members of your expedition team

Amazon cruise itinerary 

Day 1 – Monday 

  • 3:00 p.m. – Check-in at the Port of Manaus
  • 6:00 p.m. – Departure. Rio Negro navigation. Sunset on the terrace with background music and registration at the reception until 8:00p.m. for the next days tours
  • 7:00 p.m. – Welcome cocktail offered by the Captain presenting the crew, the equipment onboard and the safety procedures at Salão lua
  • 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Dinner at Kuarup restaurant

Day 2 – Tuesday

  • 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Continental breakfast at the terrace
  • 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast at Kuarup restaurant
  • 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Morning tour – Hiking in region of Jaraqui, watching the local fauna and flora
    or Motorboat rides in the Igarapés (narrow canals) in region of Jaraqui
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Lecture “Introducing Amazon” at Salão Lua
  • 12:00 p.m. – A visit to the commander bridge – meeting point at the reception
  • 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Lunch at the terrace
  • 12:30 p.m. – Entertainment with the expedition team on the terrace
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Lunch at Kuarup restaurant
  • 3:00 p.m. – A visit to the commander’s bridge – meeting point at the reception
  • 4:30 p.m. – Lecture “Boto do Amazonas” (Amazon Pink Dolphin) at Salão Lua
  • 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Afternoon Tour – Motorboat rides among the islands of Três Bocas that are part of the second largest fluvial archipelago in the world
  • 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Dinner at Kuarup restaurant
  • 9:30 p.m. – Entertainment with the expedition team at the terrace

Day 3 – Wednesday 

  • 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Continental breakfast at the terrace
  • 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast at the Kuarup restaurant
  • 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Morning tour – Visit to a local indigenous community in Rio Cuieiras to know their way of life, customs and crops. Opportunity to buy local crafts.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Lecture “Amazon fish” at Salão Lua
  • 12:00 p.m. – A visit to the commander bridge – meeting point at the reception
  • 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Lunch at the terrace
  • 12:30 p.m. – Entertainment with the expedition team on the terrace
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Lunch at Kuarup restaurant
  • 3:00 p.m. – A visit to the commander ‘s bridge – meeting point at the reception
  • 4:00 p.m. – Afternoon Tour – Boat ride and visit to a local farm at Ariaú region or
    Piranha fishing in the Ariaú region
  • 7:30 p.m. – Entertainment with the expedition team at the terrace
  • 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Dinner at Kuarup restaurant
  • 9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. – Night Tour – Motorboat rides to spot alligators and listen to the night sounds

Day 4 – Thursday 

  • 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Continental breakfast at the terrace
  • 5:45 a.m. – 6:45 a.m. – Morning Tour – Amazon awakening. Morning tour by motorboats in the region
    of the Rio Ariaú, where birds and beautiful landscape illuminated by the
    sunrise can be watched.
  • 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast at Kuarup restaurant
  • 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Morning Tour – Amazon awakening. Morning tour by motorboats in the region of the Rio Ariaú, where birds and beautiful landscape illuminated by the sunrise can be watched.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Lecture “Amazon Birds” at Salão Lua
  • 12:00 p.m. – A visit to the commander bridge – meeting at the reception
  • 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Lunch at the terrace
  • 12:30 p.m. – Entertainment with the expedition team at the terrace
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Lunch at Kuarup restaurant
  • 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  – Afternoon Tour – Visit to Rubber Tappe Museum
  • 7:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. – Gala Dinner at Kuarup restaurant
  • 9:30 p.m. – Folkloric show at the Salão Lua

Day 5 – Friday

  • 5:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. – Continental breakfast at the terrace
  • 6:00 a.m. – 6:15 a.m. – Watch the meeting of waters of the rios Negro and Solimões
  • 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast at Kuarup restaurant
  • 8:00 a.m. – Arrival at the Port of Manaus
  • 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. 4 night cruise participants will Check out and disembark

 Day 6 – Friday: 

  • 3:00 pm – 3 night cruise participants will Check-in at the Port of Manaus
  • 6:00 pm – Departure. Rio Solimões navigation. Sunset on the terrace with background music and registration at the reception until 8:00p.m. for the next days tours
  • 7:00 pm – Welcome cocktail offered by the Captain presenting the crew, the equipment
    onboard and the safety procedures at Salão lua
  • 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm – Dinner at Kuarup restaurant

Day 7 – Saturday: 

  • 5:30 am – 11:00 am – Continental breakfast at the terrace
  • 7:00 am – 9:00 am – Breakfast at Kuarup restaurant
  • 8:00 am – 10:00 am – Morning tour – Motorboat rides and visit to a Caboclo’s home in the region of Lago Janauacá to know their way of life, customs and crops
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 am – Lecture “Amazon fruits” at Salão Lua
  • 12:00 pm – A visit to the commander’s bridge – meeting point at the reception
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch at the terrace
  • 12:30 pm – Entertainment with the expedition team on the terrace
  • 1:00 – 2:30 pm –  Lunch at Kuarup restaurant
  • 3:00 pm –  A visit to the commander’s bridge – meeting point at the reception
  • 4:00 pm – Afternoon Tour – Motorboat ride in the Manaquiri region for watching the local fauna and flora or Piranha fishing in the Manaquiri region
  • 7:30 pm – Entertainment with the expedition team at Salão Lua
  • 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm – Dinner at Kuarup restaurant
  • 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm – Evening tour – Motorboat rides to spot alligators and listen to the night sounds of the Manaquiri region

Day 8 – Sunday

  • 5:30 am – 11:00 am – Continental breakfast at the terrace
  • 5:45 – 6:45 am – Morning tour – Amazon awakening. Morning tour by motorboats in the Manacapurú region, where birds and a beautiful landscape illuminated by the sunrise can be watched
  • 7:00 am – 9:00 – Breakfast at the Kuarup restaurant
  • 8:00 am – 10:00 am – Morning tour – Motorboat rides in the streams or walk through the jungle in the Manacapurú region
  • 11:30 pm – 12:00 pm – Lecture “Amazon People and Culture” at Salão Lua
  • 12:00 pm – A visit to the commander’s bridge – meeting point at the reception
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Lunch at the terrace
  • 12:30 pm – Entertainment with the expedition team on the terrace
  • 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Lunch at Kuarup restaurant
  • 3:00 pm – A visit to the commander’s bridge – meeting point at the reception
  • 4:00 pm – Afternoon Tour – Motorboat rides, visit to the houseboat and opportunity to get to know the local crafts and take a short walk in the region of the Janauari Lake
  • 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm – Gala Dinner at Kuarup restaurant
  • 9:30 pm – Folkloric Brazil Festival show at the Salão Lua

Day 9 – Monday

  • 5:30 am – 8:00 am – Continental breakfast at the terrace
  • 6:00 am – 6:15 am – View the meeting of the waters of the rios Negro and Solimões
  • 7:00 am – 8:00 am – Breakfast at Kuarup restaurant
  • 8:00 am – Arrival at the Port of Manaus
  • 8:00 am – 8:30 am – Check out and disembarkation

MANDI DECK

  • Capacity: 2 adults
  • First floor cabins
  • Amenities
    • M² 23
    • Balcony
    • 24-hour Room Service
    • Minibar
    • Air conditioning
    • TV
    • Hair dryer
    • King bed or twin beds
    • Full bath
    • Telephone

TAMBAQUÍ DOUBLE

  • Capacity: 2 adults
  • Second floor cabins
  • Amenities (same as Mandi Deck)

ACARA DECK

  • Capacity: 2 adults
  • Third floor cabins
  • Amenities (same as Mandi Deck + in room Safe)

ROYAL SUITE

  • Capacity: 2 adults
  • Most spacious cabins
  • Balcony
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Minibar
  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Hair dryer
  • King bed (2x2m)
  • Telephone
  • Safe

IberoStar Grand Amazon Cruise Ship Deck Plan

IberoStar Grand Amazon Cruise Itinerary Map

Bars and Restaurants – Iberostar Grand Amazon Cruise

Kuarup – Buffet and a la carte Restaurant

Open every day
7:00 am – 9:00 am, 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm and 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Buffet-style breakfast.
Buffet and a la carte options for lunch and dinner.
Finest delights of Amazon gastronomy.
Casual attire (Gentlemen, please no shorts) daily and elegant casual to formal attire for dinner with the captain.

Tucano Grill Bar

Open every day
5:30 pm – 1:00 am
Sip a delicious, full-bodied red wine from South America or sample the local beer choices while admiring the beautiful natural landscape from the deck.

In case you decide to extend your trip to include more days in the Brazilian Amazon, please find some Jungle and Manaus City Tour Options below.

Amazon Jungle Lodge Tour Options

(tours may vary according to your lodge and season)

  • Upon arrival your guide will explain all the many tour options offered at your Jungle Lodge
  • Jungle night trek looking for giant spiders and fluorescent fungus
  • Jungle treks to see flora and fauna with demonstrations of survival techniques
  • Full day Forest Trip with emphasis on wildlife
  • Full Day Amazon River Trip to view the meeting of the waters – Amazon River and the Rio Negro
  • Fishing trip & Pink Dolphin sighting, bird watching and alligator spotting
  • Walking trails through the flooded forest (during the rainy season – boat trips)
  • Native Indian Harpoon fishing techniques
  • Trip to Igapos (flooded jungle) and Igarapes (streams) in motorized canoe for fishing and to see a variety of wildlife
  • Paddling trips in dugout canoes to see birdlife and fauna
  • Trip to visit a local river in a Caboclo village
  • Visit to local Research Institute
  • Jungle night trek looking for nocturnal animals and insects
  • Canoeing the Rio Negro riverbanks
  • Nocturnal sightseeing at Anavilhanas Archipelago
  • Tour on Anavilhanas Archipelago
  • Hiking the mainland jungle
  • Recreational Piranha Fishing
  • Sunrise contemplation
  • Camping overnight in the jungle to experience the Amazon by night
  • Fishing and survival trips, such as learning how to make your own blow gun

Amazon Boat Tour Options

  • Sailing upstream the Amazon River and to the Anavilhanas archipelago
  • Meeting of the Waters’ – where the Amazon and Rio Negro Rivers meet
  • Trip in motorized canoe to see a variety of wildlife and bird watching
  • Visit to the boulevard of Ponta Negra and folkloric show
  • Visit to small typical Amazon communities
  • Famous black piranha Fishing and alligator spotting

Manaus Tour Options

  • City tour including the Manaus Theater and Opera House, Dock area, municipal port market (a replica of the old Les Halles market in Paris) and a choice of either the Native Indian Museum or the Museum of Natural History
  • Full Day Amazon River Trip to view the meeting of the waters – Amazon River and the Rio Negro
  • Tour Options Aboard the Iberostar Grand Amazon Cruise Ship
  • Motorboat ride through Lago do Risco, Lago de Santa Rita do Raman and Island Santa Cruz
  • Party Festa dos Bois
  • Motorboat ride through an Igarape and Trekking
  • Visit to archeological site
  • Workmanship and Indian’s traditions
  • Visit to the Guaraná fields in Maué
  • Folkloric Show The Legend of the Guaraná
  • Piranha fishing
  • Visit to the Meeting of the Waters
  • Presentations: Amazon Forest, Ecosystems, Local habits and Folklore, Amazon fishes
  • Meeting the famous pink dolphin

Create Beautiful Memories with an Amazon Cruise Wedding

Toast to new traditions and incredible memories with a wedding celebrated onboard the Iberostar Grand Amazon. Dedicated wedding planners help the wedding couple create an event that celebrates their love and reflects their unique style. Everything down to the smallest detail is taken care of and the day can be fully enjoyed by the lucky couple and all of their guests. The Lua modular room offers a space for up to 150 people so there is enough room to enjoy the incredible views and 5-star amenities onboard this luxury river cruise.

In case you decide to extend your trip to include more days in the Brazilian Amazon, please find some Jungle and Hotel Options below.

Amazon Jungle Lodge Options

Amazon Jungle Cruise Options

Manaus Hotel Options

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