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Rio Negro Cruise from Manaus to the Amazon River
"Discover the Rio Negro and the Amazon region by boat on this river tour from Manaus. After pickup from your Manaus hotel your cruise begins as you float past the Port of Manaus. Observe typical Amazon boats filled with goods to be delivered to the local market and admire gorgeous views of the city from the water. Travel along the river making your way to point where the Rio Negro meets the Amazon River a spot known as the Meeting of the Waters. Stop briefly to witness this amazing natural sight where the two distinct rivers flow side by side. The contrasting colors of the rivers – black and brown – stay separate for more than 3 miles (5 km).Con located about 45 minutes by boat from Manaus. See the famous Amazon water plant Victoria regia and then enjoy lunch at a floating restaurant.After lunch
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Amazon Rainforest Survival Tour from Manaus
"Get the ultimate Amazon Rainforest experience on this guided survival-skills tour! Receive hands-on training and survival tips from your expert naturalist guide and learn how to conquer your surroundings – a perfect tour for adventure lovers!Afte head by boat toward the village of Tupé to begin your adventure. Put your survival skills to the test as you explore the rainforest with your guide who’ll teach you about the lush vegetation and wildlife. Learn which native trees you can eat fruits and nuts from like the açai palm berry tree the maracuja (a passion fruit tree) and the Brazilian nut tree. Discover leaves and roots that can be used as medicine and find out how to locate sources of clean water for safe drinking. You’ll also learn which plants to avoid as well as how to build traps to catch small animals. Take a break to enjoy an authentic Brazilian lunch (included) at a local restaurant before hopping in a canoe for a scenic trip through the small channels of the Amazon. Test your newfound pla visit the home of a local Amazonian resident in the village of Tupé and discover the village's traditions and culture. After your Amazon adventure
From $141.00
 
Rio Negro Cruise from Manaus to the Amazon River
"Discover the Rio Negro and the Amazon region by boat on this river tour from Manaus. After pickup from your Manaus hotel your cruise begins as you float past the Port of Manaus. Observe typical Amazon boats filled with goods to be delivered to the local market and admire gorgeous views of the city from the water. Travel along the river making your way to point where the Rio Negro meets the Amazon River a spot known as the Meeting of the Waters. Stop briefly to witness this amazing natural sight where the two distinct rivers flow side by side. The contrasting colors of the rivers – black and brown – stay separate for more than 3 miles (5 km).Con located about 45 minutes by boat from Manaus. See the famous Amazon water plant Victoria regia and then enjoy lunch at a floating restaurant.After lunch
From $129.00

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Travel Along the Amazon River - Janauari

You Can travel by boat along the Amazon river. It's about R$300,00 reais and you can be all day longer to see the river, the Aldeias, the animals. \you can take photos with the animals, bicho preguiça...
RejaneO
Jun 26, 2014

visit the meeting of the waters

the most interesting sightseeing of Manaus is surely seeingthe meeting of the waters from the black Rio Negro and the Brown Amazonasbest to see is by a toure.g. by our excellent tour guide...
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hanspeter_W.
Sep 29, 2012

Alligators, Indians, Dolphins

We had a nice tour with Amazon Backpackers. We left Manaus with a comfortable boat to the Meeting of the Waters, where 2 river flow together to build the Amazon River. Then we visit a kind of floating...
pijanpiva
Aug 23, 2011

... to The Meeting of the Waters

It is near to the city of Manaus that two large rivers in their own right, the Negro and the Solimoes, meet to form the mighty Amazon. The point where the two currents of water come together is known...
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toonsarah
Jan 25, 2008

Cruise the Amazon

The Amazon really is amazing - not just the river, but also the way of life that has developed on it. Descriptions of the Amazon really don't prepare you for it. On what other river do ocean-going...
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bsfreeloader
Jul 19, 2006

Meeting of the waters

Manaus is where the Rio Negro from Colombia meets the Amazon from Peru. Whereas the Rio Negro is much darker, the Amazon has a creamier color and because of the difference in temperatures, pH and...
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realde14
Apr 17, 2006

Piranha Fishing!

If you book a longer boat trip (a day or more) up the Rio Negro, you can paddle around in a canoe as part of your package and go piranha fishing. Raw beef chunks are all you need as bait for these...
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AlexisElizabeth
Mar 27, 2006

Meeting of the Waters

If you're in Manaus, you have to take a trip out to the Meeting of the Waters, where the Rio Negro meets the Rio Amazonas. It is such an amazing and bizarre natural occurrence that these 2 rivers have...
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AlexisElizabeth
Mar 27, 2006

MY "LONGEST" CRUISE

For tough and adventurous minds the trip by boat from Manaus to Belem ( by land : 5.300km , by river: 1.300km , some difference , huh..?) may be the right thing but I , with my old bones and in need...
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schurlif
Dec 04, 2005

THE SHIPS INTERIOR

Well , on the lower deck and half of the middle deck there were like three hundred people , all of them "armed" with their private hammocks , which they hooked up systematically until there was not...
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schurlif
Nov 27, 2005

The Two Rivers

One of the main attractions in Manaus is the boat tour to see the two different rivers emerging into one. One river is black and the other one is more or less cream colored. There are several boat...
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Kaz354
Nov 26, 2004

Meeting of the Rivers

Go and see the meeting of the rivers! The Negro hits the Amazon and it is a remarkable natural phenomonon. They do not mix! Awsome to see, you go by small ferry right there! Reall cool, you can book a...
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SumTingWong
Feb 06, 2003
 
 
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Zoo

Built and maintained by the Brazilizn Army's Center for the Jungle Wafare Training, it was reformed recently to improve the services to its visitors. There you can get closer to many kind of Amazon...
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Bosque da Ciencia

We were totally horrified with the conditions that the Giant Otter and manatees were kept in at Bosque da Cincia. I plan to write to enviromental groups to pressure for improvement. Please do so too....
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Ponta Negra Beach

The Amazon Theatre (Portuguese: Teatro Amazonas) was a great find, as I didn't even notice this when I was looking at the city on the internet before I left the UK. It was huge too, and probably the...
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Palacio Rio Negro

The lovely mustard-gold and white mansion was closed for renovation when we showed up, but even if that's the case for you as well, stop by this complex...the exhibits are free! You can see a nice,...
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Customs House

ALFANDEGA means the customs and by chance the area was the first thing we looked at when taking our first walk in Manaus. At the time I didn't even know what these buildings represented and to be...
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Mindu Park

Perhaps once upon a time Parque do Mindu was nice, closer to it's creation in 1989, but today it should not appear on your itinerary. We went there today, 29 September 2009. It's current state is...
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