The Iberostar Grand Amazon makes stops at various spots in the Amazon Rainforest, offering trips on small boats for guests who want to explore the jungle's dense, untouched vegetation. This cruise hotel will take you to the site of the greatest natural exuberance on the planet - Amazonia - to marvel at tropical trees, plants and the Amazon's most exotic animal species.
On this journey along the course of the Amazon River, you will enjoy all the modern conveniences on this luxury cruise ship, including fully-equipped cabins, exclusive bars and restaurants, a wide range of entertainment activities, a conference room for conventions, shops, swimming pools, Jacuzzis, a disco, etc.
Day 1 - Friday:
06:00pm. Depart to Manacapuru, passing by Ponta Negra. Sunset at the upper deck with classical music. Captain's welcome cocktail with presentation of the officers and crew in the Lua Salon, lecture on safety procedures. Welcome dinner in the Kuarup Restaurant. Live music in the party salon. Navigation
Day 2 - Saturday:
Entrance of Rio Manacapuru with a beautiful sunrise. Breakfast. Trekking and photo safari in the Manacapuru region or boat excursion through Igarapes and Igapos. Return to ship. Continue the trip to Lake Jacare. Lunch. Theme Lecture. Reaching Lake Jacare. Piranha fishing tour or Bird watching at Lake Rei. Sunset. Dinner. Alligator spotting. Music in the Lua room and open bar on the sundeck. Navigation to Lake Janauaca
Day 3 - Sunday:
Janauaca reaching - Breakfast. Bird watching. Photo Safari or trekking tour (2 trails). Return to the ship. Igarape do Rei. Theme Lecture. Bird watching and alligator spotting or boat excursion though the Igarapes. Sunset. Special farewell dinner. Music in the party room and open bar on the Sundeck. Navigation
Day 4 - Monday:
Sunrise at the Meeting of the Waters. Breakfast. Disembark at port of Manaus - 08:00am.
During the dry season (Oct/Nov) the program may change due the level of the river for navigation. During Rainy Season (May to July) and Dry Season (October to December) peak periods, occasional floods or severe drought may occur causing some lodges to reschedule or replace activities/tours. E.g.: walking tours may only be done by boat or may even be replaced by other options (rainy season); longer walks with detours from river banks to lodges or other areas may be required including bridges over mud puddles or springs (dry season).
Your 3-night cruise includes:
English speaking guide
All meals, welcome cocktail, all snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, both domestic and imported
All tours and entertainments mentioned in the program in regular basis
City and pier tax
Transfer to/from airport or any other hotel in the city, items of a personal nature and personal expenses.
TOURIST VISA REQUIRED FOR U.S. CITIZENS VISITING BRAZIL. VISAS MUST BE OBTAINED IN ADVANCED FROM THE BRAZILIAN CONSULATE.