Meeting of the water tour, Giant water lilies, Indigenous ritual, pink dolphins – Private
On this exciting half-day tour from Manaus, cruise down the Rio Negro to the Meeting of the Waters, the location where the Negro meets the Amazon River. Giant Water lilies
Be awed by this natural phenomenon, where the Negro’s black waters and the Amazon’s muddy waters flow separately for a few miles. You will the flooded forest in the Janauary park. After lunch of river bank restaurant, you will visit a community which make handicraft product, then you will enjoy an indigenous ritual, and finally meet the famous pink dolphins before to go back to hotel. Giant Water lilies
For those who expect to see only a the vast Amazon rainforest when they arrive into the city, the modern city with high-rises and a busy port can be a surprise. Situated on the north bank of the Rio Negro, from about 18 km above the Meeting of the Rivers where the Negro merges with the Rio Solimões, photo, Manaus is 900 miles (1,450 km) inland from the Atlantic. It’s the heart of Amazonia and thus the hub of tourism for the rivers, the jungle lodges and the river cruises.
Walking through the city center is like going back to a charming past that much resembles the habits of an old Rio de Janeiro. Meet the Palácio Rio Negro, the Palacete Provincial and it is obvious the amazing Teatro Amazonas, main postcard, with a dome and indoor decoration.
Even with all the natural and architectural beauties, there is room for one facet of the city that is simply delicious. Experience the regional cuisine is sure to taste exotic dishes such as tacacá, or eat fish so soft that dissolve in the first contact with the mouth.
Charming, historic and amazing, Manaus breaks paradigms and thin prejudices. A city where people have no marked traits – the Indians mingles with whites, which blends with blacks … that becomes a mixed accent and enjoyable to listen to.
The Trip Cost Includes
- PRIVATE SERVICE
- BILINGUAL GUIDE
- TRANSFER IN and OUT
The Trip Cost DOES NOT Include
- International and domestic flights
- Meals not listed
- Tips for travel guides and drivers
- Travel insurance