Day 1: 700am Meet on the lobby of hotel Tropical Manaus your tour guide for transfer to the M/Y Tucano. Briefing on the next day activities and do's and dont's aboard this river cruise. (L,D)
Days 2-3: In our well equipped expedition boat The Motor Yacht Tucano, we explore far up the least inhabited river in the Amazon, The Rio Negro. We explore the forest by foot or in our launches, go for swims in the cleanest water in the world, visit with local settlers that live deep in the forest, and spend a great deal of time hunting for and observing the greatest collection of wildlife on earth. Includes: (B,L,D).
Day 4: We arrive at extraordinary river called the Rio Jauaperi and spend the day in this unspoiled and lovely Rainforest area. Includes: (B,L,D).
Days 5: Today we proceed down the southwestern bank of the Rio Negro observing the different wildlife found on this side of the river. Our walks and explorations of the forest continue and our list of creatures observed gets larger and larger. Includes: (B,L,D).
Day 6: Today we visit the village of Novo Airão. We will walk through the streets and marvel at how the 19th Century thrives in this remote corner of the globe. We travel through the night to the confluence of the Amazon and Negro Rivers. Includes: (B,L,D).
Day 7: This morning we visit the Lago Janauari Ecological Park where the thick brown water of the Amazon flows swiftly through the forest. This area is thick with life and we are almost guaranteed to see monkeys. We then travel to the "Encontra das Aguas" the stark several mile long line where the world’s two largest rivers, the Amazon and the Negro, join in a turbulent maelstrom. In the evening we will return to Manaus and overnight on the boat. Includes (B,L,D).
Day 8: 8am After breakfast passengers will disembark from the Tucano and in the afternoon or evening, transfer to the international airport. Includes (B).
Note: It is possible by prearrangement for guests to disembark the evening prior to the last day to catch early morning flights
Degree of Difficulty: Passengers must be able to get in and out of small boats and walk comfortably for up to two hours at a time in the forest.
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