Voyage to the Heart of The Amazon

7 Days from £3165 per adult.
7 Days
Wildlife Cruise
Off The Beaten Track

The M/Y Tucano is one of the most comfortable expeditionary vessels in the Brazilian Amazon. The voyage begins in Manaus and over 7 days navigates far up the Rio Negro. There are daily hikes in the rainforest accompanied by naturalist guides, scouting trips by motorised canoe up streams and tributaries, and during the dry season swimming from deserted beaches. On the last day of the voyage there is a visit to the ‘Meeting of the Waters’ where the light coloured water of the Amazon and dark water of the Rio Negro meet and flow side by side for miles without mixing.

The cruise departs on alternating Saturdays throughout the year. Five day cruises are also available.

Itinerary

Price from £3165 per adult. Based on sharing double / twin rooms

Day 1 - Manaus

Board the M/Y Tucano and begin the journey up the Rio Negro.

Staying at M/Y Tucano. Includes Lunch and Dinner.

Day 2 - Rio Negro

Travel upstream and explore the Rio Negro and it's tributaries.

Staying at M/Y Tucano. Includes All Meals.

Day 3 - Rio Negro

Travel upstream and explore the Rio Negro and it's tributaries.

Staying at M/Y Tucano. Includes All Meals.

Day 4 - Rio Jauaperi

Continue upstream to the Rio Jauaperi and explore the seasonally flooded forest.

Staying at M/Y Tucano. Includes All Meals.

Day 5 - Novo Airao

Explore the west side of the Rio Negro including the village of Novo Airao.

Staying at M/Y Tucano. Includes All Meals.

Day 6 - January Ecological Lake

xplore January Ecological Lake and the 'Meeting of the Waters'.

Staying at M/Y Tucano. Includes All Meals.

Day 7 - Manaus

Disembark from the M/Y Tucano after breakfast.

Includes Breakfast.

Travel Info

Are Flights Included?
No

Area Specialist

John Melton
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If you have any queries about this tour please feel free to call me directly on +44 (0)1803 866965 or...

A somewhat belated letter, but I thought I’d just send you a quick note to say thank you for all your work in putting together our honeymoon. We had a really great time, in great comfort, throughout our stay, and saw a huge range of different wildlife and landscapes over what was really quite a short space of time. By my reckoning, each day we saw at least one type of animal that we hadn’t seen before at any point on the trip – even in Rio!

Overall, a fantastic holiday – if we were to change one thing, it would have been to take another week, so we could have spent a little more time in each place… but who has a boss that understanding? In any case, now we have the perfect excuse to go back again when we’ve saved up enough money and holiday time.

Based on our experience, we will definitely be recommending your services to anyone we know of who is planning a similar trip in future, and will come to you first if we are doing so ourselves. Thanks once again for helping to arrange such a memorable holiday for us both.

Mr AB - London

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