A luxury riverboat, designed to navigate the great Amazon
Sailing down the Amazon, exploring the many tributaries and rivers as well as spectacular wildlife; these departures leave from Manaus.
Accommodation & Facilities
There are just 16 cabins, sleeping up to 32 people, all spacious with their own private bathroom facilities (including a hot shower). Cabins are individually air conditioned and feature beds on the floor, not bunk beds. Rooms are simple and pretty, with wooden floors, clean white linen and ambient bedside lamps. 8 of the cabins are on the main deck and 8 on the second, where you will also find the dining room.
The 3rd deck is a dedicated entertainment area with a lecture room (with library and TV/DVD player) a comfortable bar and a covered outdoor area where you can fully absorb the panoramas. There are also outdoor whirlpools and showers on this deck, for complete, natural relaxation. The very top deck is a spacious sun deck with a phenomenal 360 degree view.
On board there is the captain, 5 sailors, 3 cooks and 2 English speaking field guides.
Food I authentic and fresh, mixing both international and local cuisine. Dietary requirements can be accommodated if notified well in advance.
There are 3 set itineraries for this ship; the Amazon River Cruise (3 days /2 nights), Negro River Cruise (4 days/3 nights) and the Amazon and Negro River Cruise (6 days/5 nights).
The Amazon River cruise includes viewing the famous pink dolphins, night excursions via torchlight where you can find snakes, caimans, and reptiles, forest excursions in a canoe or walking on catwalks. You can also enjoy fabulous piranha fishing, which is great for anglers and birders alike!
During the Negro River Cruise, as well as experiencing Caimans, frogs and snakes at night, you can join jungle walks and river swims, navigate through Anavilhanas Park, fish for piranhas, meet the pink river dolphins, and explore the Lago January Ecological Park. You will also visit a native community, learning about the production of manioc flour and the health/education system for the children.
The Amazon and Negro River Cruise combine the 2 above itineraries.