2018: Amazonia Voyage with Rio, Iguassu & Salvador (ISBC)

12 days from Salvador to Manaus

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Tour Operator
Monograms
Duration
12 Days
Escorted
Escorted - No
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1SalvadorWelcome to Salvador, capital of the state of Bahia. Situated on a peninsula overlooking Todos los Santos Bay, this is thought by many to be the 'Soul of Brazil.' Here you will be met by your Local Host.
Day 2SalvadorPrivate guided SIGHTSEEING showcases the Upper City. View the district's well-preserved 17th and 18th-century buildings, representing some of the finest colonial architecture in all of the Americas and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the 17th-century Jesuit CATHEDRAL; the baroque CHURCH OF ST. FRANCIS; and the AFRO-BRAZILIAN MUSEUM, housing objects highlighting the strong African influence on the Brazilian culture. The balance of your day is free to explore. (B)
Day 3Rio de JaneiroThis morning, possibly visit the Mercado Modelo, a must for securing wonderful souvenirs and experiencing the true Bahian life. Later, transfer to the airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro, South America's capital of glamour! Your Local Host will be available with suggested activities during your free time. (B)
Day 4Rio de JaneiroToday, an included PRIVATE CITY TOUR takes you to the Cosme Velho district, where you board a cog-wheel train that will take you through the lush tropical vegetation of Tijuca Forest to the top of CORCOVADO Mountain. This rounded peak rising 2,300 feet from the bay below is one of the new Seven Modern Wonders of the World and home to the iconic statue of Christ the Redeemer. Enjoy a breathtaking 360-degree panorama, which affords sweeping views of the city and beaches below. The afternoon and evening are at leisure. (B)
Day 5Rio de JaneiroEnjoy a full day at leisure. Your Local Host will suggest an optional Jeep tour to the rainforest in the middle of the city, Tijuca National Park and its bird sanctuary. This afternoon you may elect to discover historic Petropolis, a mountain resort and site of the former summer palace of Emperor Dom Pedro II. (B)
Day 6Iguassu FallsFly to IGUASSU FALLS. This masterpiece of nature encompasses 275 separate falls and spans almost two miles. This afternoon's PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR is dedicated to enjoying the spectacle of this 2-mile-wide torrential downpour from the Brazilian side. (B)
Day 7Iguassu FallsThis morning, take the ECOLOGICAL JUNGLE TRAIN and enjoy a private walking tour the Argentine side of IGUASSU FALLS with numerous walkways that wind under the crashing water. (B)
Day 8ManausHead to the airport for your flight to Manaus, gateway to Brazil's Amazon. Later, PRIVATE GUIDED SIGHTSEEING shows you opulent sites from Manaus' rubber boom at the turn of last century, like Sao Sebastiao Square and Palacio Rio Negro. Next, proceed to the famous OPERA HOUSE, built almost entirely of European materials during the rubber boom and inaugurated in 1896. (B)
Day 9ManausTransfer to the pier and embark your cruise ship, the Iberostar Grand Amazon, your home for the next three nights. Stops will be made at locations along the Amazon's Rio Solimoes, offering excursions to explore the Amazon jungle and local vegetation, see indigenous animals, and even visit local river communities. This evening, enjoy a Captain's welcome cocktail party before dinner. (B,D)
Day 10Cruising: Rainforest Walk & Piranha FishingThis morning, board a panga BOAT for a ride to the shore and embark on a Naturalist-guided WALK through the rainforest in the Manacapuru region. Along the trail, learn how natives subsist off the flora. You'll also hear about some of the medicinal qualities each plant possesses. Keep an eye open for Capuchin and Howler Monkeys! After a lecture on the region and lunch on board, head back out via Panga and try your hand at piranha FISHING. Tonight, under the dark of night, CRUISE the waterways on a Caiman-spotting expedition. (B,L,D)
Day 11Cruising: Bird Watching & Local Home VisitEnjoy the sunrise over the Amazon as you depart on a bird-watching SAFARI in search of the many endemic birds of the Janauaca Lake region. Later, visit a LOCAL HOME for an up-close view of how the native communities live and work. This afternoon, a CRUISE through some of the Amazon tributaries allows you the chance to spot wildlife. Your final evening on board begins with a gala dinner followed by a Brazilian Folkloric Show, the perfect finale to your vacation. (B,L,D)
Day 12ManausEn route back to Manaus, cruise the Meeting of the Waters, where the chocolate-colored Rio Negro meets with the yellow-gray Rio Solimoes to form the mighty Amazon. For four miles the differently colored bodies of water flow side by side and never mix! Say goodbye to the Amazon when you disembark in Manaus, where your vacation ends. (B)
Dates/Pricing

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DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
01/11/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
01/25/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
02/01/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/03/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
05/10/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/07/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/14/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
06/28/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/12/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
07/26/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/02/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
08/16/2018$3,429.00* (USD) / Land Only PriceQuote
Disclaimer
US$ Price Details

Cruise pricing is based on outside cabins located on the Mandi deck.

2019 departures are subject to itinerary and price modifications. Details will be available in July 2018.
  
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