Amazon River Cruise Package aboard the Iberostar Grand Amazon

Amazon River Cruise Package aboard the Iberostar Grand Amazon

This cruise package will take you from Manaus up the Amazon river and back to Manaus for a 4 night visit of the Amazon. This luxury ship will take you on an exciting cruise along the Amazon, the world’s greatest river.

This is the only Luxury Cruise Ship in Brazil that navigates into the Amazon Rain Forest.

Amazon River Cruise Package aboard the Iberostar Grand Amazon

Remember these are Sample Amazon Vacation Packages, Tours and Vacations we have created for Customers in the past. Contact us so we can create Your Amazon Personalized Vacation Package Today.

Travel to the Amazon – Experience Brazil with this 4 Nights Personalized Amazon Cruise Package with Private Tours and Transfers

This cruise package will take you from Manaus up the Amazon river and back to Manaus for a 4 night visit of the Amazon. This luxury ship will take you on an exciting cruise along the Amazon, the world’s greatest river.

Departing from Manaus, that has one of the largest and busiest dock areas in Brazil, the Iberostar Grand Amazon stops at several points along the amazing Amazon jungle, and offers excursions on small boats to explore the dense and virgin vegetation.

You and other adventure seekers will come into contact with the most exuberant species of trees, plants, exotic animals and the local river communities, friendly and hospitable people. A paradise for those who like adventure with all the comfort of a five star hotel.

You will enjoy a varied entertainment program, day and night, including dance with an orchestra, as well as entertainment shows, theme parties, field trips and dance and ecological classes of the local fauna and flowers during your journey to the Amazon.

You also have a opportunity to do three and seven days cruise on board the IberoStar Grand Amazon.

Observations

Transportation:
Transportation IN and OUT from Manaus airport to the vessel and tours in private vehicles with English speaking guide.

Adventure:
Easy to moderate. Tropical weather and direct sunlight demands sun protection and plenty of fluids.

Group Size:
Any group size.

Staff:
Tourist activities on ground with our specialized guides.

Jungle checklist
Please limit your total jungle gear to the following:

  • 1 rain suit (jacket & pants) or poncho.
  • 1 jacket/windbreaker (rain jacket) can double for this) and/or sweater/sweatshirt.
  • 2 long cotton or other lighter pants.
  • 2 long sleeve, tight-weave cotton shirts.
  • 1 pair of shorts or bathing suit.
  • 1 wide brim hat for sun and rain.
  • 2 bandanas.
  • 1 pair of lightweight hiking boots.
  • 2 pair of tennis shoes or similar (Bring at least 1 old pair that can get dirty)
  • Underwear, socks. (Note: Use subdued colors in the jungle, as bright colors may scare wildlife. Long sleeves and long pants are very important for protection from sun and insects.)
  • Binoculars – a must.
  • Plastic water bottle (1 qt.)
  • 1 towel (thin, quick drying) Toilet kit.
  • Personal first aid kit.
  • 6 large plastic bags or stuff sacks (to compartmentalize clothes, laundry, wet items within your duffel).
  • Flashlight with spare batteries. Pocket knife. Sunglasses.

Optional
Camera gear and film Hand lens. Make sure that you pack several plastic bags to protect camera equipment from sudden downpours during outings or canoe trips. Reading material, journal. Tape recorder for recording jungle sounds. Cord (clothesline, repairs, shoelaces, etc.) Drying agent or silica gel to pack inside your camera case

Additional Information

  • The departure time for all cruises is at 6 p.m.
  • The arrival time at the pier on the day of disembarkation is at 8 a.m.
  • Children under the age of 15 years old are not accepted on board.
  • Baggage allowance is two bags per person.
  • The following documentation is required – American citizens must have a valid USA Passport and a visa for entry into Brazil. Passports must be valid for a period of six months of the date of return to the USA.

Day by Day Itinerary

This is a Sample Vacation Package that we have created for customers in the past.

Day 1 – Amazon
05:00 pm Passengers check-in at Office. 06:00 pm Boarding, cabin accommodating and table reservation. 07:00 pm Captain’s welcome drink and introduction of the crew, Director and officials at the ballroom. 08:00 pm Safety drill at the meeting room. 08:00 pm Ship departure. 08:30 pm Welcome dinner at the restaurant. 10:30 pm Live music and first contacts at the ballroom.

Day 2 – Amazon
06:00 am Sunrise Lover’s breakfast at the top deck. 07:00 am Breakfast at the restaurant. 08:15 am Presentation: Amazon Forest, Ecosystems. 09:00 am Disembark instructions at the ballroom. 09:30 am Motorboat ride through Lago do Risco. 10:45 am Land trekking optional. 12:00 pm All aboard. 12:30 pm Departure to Parintins. 01:00 pm Lunch at the restaurant or at the pool Grill. 03:30 pm Theme chatter: Local habits and Folklore. 05:30 pm Arrival in Parintins. 07:00 pm Festa dos Bois and Workmanship. 09:00 pm Departure to Maué. 09:00 pm Dinner at the restaurant. 10:30 pm Party at the ballroom and open bar at the top deck.

Day 3 – Amazon
06:00 am Sunrise Lover’s breakfast at the top deck. 07:00 am Breakfast at the restaurant. 08:30 am Presentation at the ballroom: Ethnology. 10:00 am Arrival in Maués. 10:30 am Motorboat ride through Lemon Igarapé and Trekking, Visit to archeological grounds; Workmanship and Indian’s traditions; Motorboat ride through Island Santa Cruz; Visit to the Guaraná fields. 12:30 pm Return to the ship. 01:00 pm Lunch at the restaurant. 03:00 pm Free afternoon to visit the city. 05:00 pm Folkloric Show ‘The Legend of the Guaraná at the ballroom. 06:30 pm Departure of Maués. 08:00 pm Dinner at the restaurant. 10:00 pm Music at the ballroom and open bar at the top deck.

Day 4 – Amazon
06:00 am Sunrise Lover’s breakfast at the top deck. 07:00 am Breakfast at the restaurant. 08:15 am Presentation at the ballroom: Ethnology. 09:15 am Motorboat ride through Lago de Santa Rita do Raman. 11:00 am Sailing. 01:00 pm Lunch at the restaurant. 02: 30 pm Theme chatter at the ballroom: Amazon fishes. 03:30 pm Piranha fishing through Lago da Eva. 06:00 pm Sailing to Manaus. 08:30 pm Captain’s dinner at the restaurant. 10:00 pm Farewell party at the ballroom and open bar at the top deck.

Day 5 – Manaus
06:00 am Sunrise Lover’s breakfast at the top deck and visit to the Meeting of the Waters. 07:00 am Breakfast at the restaurant. 07:30 am Check-out at the front desk. 08:00 am Arrival in Manaus. 08:30 am Passengers and luggage disembark. FAP – Full America Plan, Welcome Drink, snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (national and international), safe box inside the cabins, tourist activities on ground with our specialized guides, and IN and OUT transfer from airport/to airport are included in the package rate.

Contact us for a Custom Amazon Cruise Package created just for you.

Amazon Jungle Lodge Options

Amazon Jungle Cruise Options

Manaus Hotel Options

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