Brazil Travel Package – Amazon Iberostar River Cruise (4N)

Travel to the Amazon and experience its wildlife wonders with this 5 Day / 4 Night Amazon Cruise travel vacation package that includes accommodations aboard the IberoStar Grand Amazon ship. An unforgettable expedition of bird watching, trekking, photo safaris, alligator and other wildlife spotting, transportation and much more.

Brazil Travel Package – Amazon Iberostar River Cruise (4N)

The Iberostar Grand Amazon is a luxurious and exciting cruise along the rivers Negro, Solimões and Amazonas.

The adventure begins in the city of Manaus, stopping at various points of the Amazon jungle. Explore the Amazonian nature and let yourself be surprised in safety, comfort and with lots of fun too.

Animals and exotic plants provide a unique setting amidst the virgin forest. Everything within reach of those who wish to be part of this environment and live an unforgettable experience.

In your journey through the Amazon, you will have a diverse entertainment program daily, including performances, shows, theme parties, field trips, and dance classes as well as ecological classes about the local nature and wildlife.

You can choose one of our 3 different itineraries / packages to suit your travel needs:

Itinerary #1 – 3 Nights (Cruise of the Solimoes and Amazon Rivers)

  • You will spend 3 nights aboard the IberoStar Grand Amazon ship, sailing along the Solimoes and Amazon Rivers.
  • This cruise departs every Thursday.
  • Tours Included:
  • Bird watching in motor boats
  • Piranha fishing
  • Trekking
  • Photo safari.
  • Alligator spotting
  • Trekking on land
  • Visit to the Meeting of the Waters

Itinerary #2 – 4 Nights (Negro River Cruise)

  • The IberoStar Grand Amazon ship will show you the fascinating nature of the Negro River during this 4 nights cruise.
  • This cruise departs every Sunday
  • Tours Included:
  • Visit to pink dolphins at Novo Airão
  • Photo Safari and Trekking in inlets
  • Photo Safari and piranha fishing at Lago Araçari
  • Bird watching and photography
  • Trekking on land
  • Boat ride up the Aturiá inlet
  • Photo Safari at the Aturiá waterfalls
  • Trekking along the Rio Cuieiras
  • Visit to the Praia Grande
  • Alligator spotting, bird watching and boat ride at Ariaú River
  • Visit to the Meeting of the Waters

Itinerary #3 – 7 Nights (Solimoes, Amazon and Negro Rivers Cruise)

  • This Itinerary combines the itineraries of the 3 Nights and 4 Nights cruises.
  • This cruise departs every Thursday and Sunday.

All of the Amazon Cruise Packages above include:

Accommodations:

  • Comfortable Acará cabin aboard the Iberostar Grand Amazon ship, equipped with all the indispensable amenities and facilities for your trip.

Ship Events:

  • Theme discussion: Amazon Forest , Ecosystems, Local habits and Folklore, Amazon fishes
  • Captain’s welcome cocktail party, presentation of officers and crew in the Lua salon
  • Live music in the Lua salon
  • Open bar on the top deck
  • Barbecue on the Sol deck
  • Brazilian-style cocktail party (only in the itineraries 4N and 7N)
  • Farewell dinner with the captain (only in the itineraries 4N and 7N)
  • Festival of the Cow in the Lua salon (only in the itineraries 4N and 7N)
    and much more

Amazon Wildlife River Cruise Package (4N):

Accommodations:

  • 4 nights in a comfortable cabin in the Iberostar Grand Amazon ship, equipped with all the indispensable amenities and facilities for your trip.
    Tours:
  • Motorboat ride through Lago do Risco, Lago de Santa Rita do Raman and Island Santa Cruz.
  • Party Festa dos Bois.
  • Motorboat ride through Lemon Igarape and Trekking.
  • Visit to archeological grounds.
  • 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.
  • Theme chatter: Amazon Forest, Ecosystems, Local habits and Folklore, Amazon fishes.

Observations

  • Transportation: Transportation IN and OUT from Manaus airport to the vessel and tours in private vehicles with English speaking guide.
  • Group Size: Any group size.
  • Staff: Tourist activities on ground with our specialized guides.

Day by Day Vacation Package Itinerary

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

Contact us for a Custom Package created just for you.

Day 1 – Amazon
You will be collected at Manaus airport and driven to the port where you will embark onboard the Iberostar Grand Amazon and enjoy the sunset on the Upper Deck, followed by a welcome cocktail and dinner party with the Captain.

Day 2 – Amazon
Breakfast and arrival at Novo Airão at sunrise. You will walk through the Igarapés to see a pink dolphin species that can only be found in the Amazon. Lunch, then you will navigate to Aracari for some fun pirana fishing. The evening awaits you with a caiman spotting tour before heading to Puduarí River.

Day 3 – Amazon
After breakfast, you will go bird watching accompanied by the knowledgeable local guides. A trip to Puduarí River follows, continuing to Jacaré Island. After lunch on board, you will go on a Photo Safari to Igarapé Aturiá. At sunset, the boat sets sail to the Cuieiras River.

Day 4 – Amazon
Sunrise brings the arrival at the Cuieiras River. Today you will visit the Amerindian community of Cambebas to learn how they survive in the jungle. The ship will then continue on route to Praia Grande, in the Anavilhanas Archipelago. After lunch, you will walk through Igarapé del Pato and have some free time at the Praia Grande beach. The evening brings a Special Farewell Dinner with a colorful Amazon Folkloric Show.

Day 5 – Amazon
On your last morning, you will see the amazing spectacle of the “Meeting of the Waters”, that is when rivers Amazon and Negro meet. With different water colors, the two rivers run side-by-side for miles before the waters actually mix. You will then disembark at the port and will be taken to Manaus airport.

Amazon IberoStar River Cruise Package (4N)

Travel to the Amazon and experience its wildlife wonders with this 5 Day / 4 Night Amazon Cruise travel vacation package that includes accommodations aboard the IberoStar Grand Amazon ship. An unforgettable expedition of bird watching, trekking, photo safaris, alligator and other wildlife spotting, transportation and much more.

Cabins:

  • The 72 cabins are situated on three different decks – Mandi, Acará and Tambaqui.
  • The two spacious royal suites are situated in the front of the vessel.
  • Suites and cabins are equipped with private bathrooms, twin beds, private balcony, TV, telephone, hair dryer, air-conditioning and radio.

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

  • 1 rain suit (jacket & pants) or poncho.
  • 1 jacket/windbreaker (rainjacket) 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.