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  • Manaus: Full-Day Tour on the Amazon River

    1. Manaus: Full-Day Tour on the Amazon River

    Spend a day in the Amazon, the world’s largest river basin and the source of one-fifth of all free-flowing fresh water on Earth. Its rainforests are the planet’s largest and most luxuriant, and home to – amazingly – one in ten of Earth's known species. Containing nearly 40,000 plant species, the Amazon sustains the world’s richest diversity of birds, freshwater fish and butterflies. One of the world’s last refuges for jaguars, harpy eagles and pink dolphins, its thousands of tree species are home to southern two-toed sloths, pygmy marmosets and Goeldi’s monkeys. Your tour will begin with a pick-up at your Manaus hotel, or airport. From there you will enjoy a boat cruise to Lake January to see the meeting of the waters at Negro and Amazon Rivers. Switch to canoes and enter the waterway for dolphin observation and to visit the famous Victoria Regia water lilies. Sail by speedboat to an ...

    we were cruising in RIO NEGRO river ,saw the waters meet,to the point of Rio negro river waters meet with Amazon river waters then went back always in Rio negro river entering Solimões river visiting a tribe! Buffet food was good also being in the water very near with the funny pink dolphins was a nice pause from the boat ride!

  • From Manaus: 2, 3, 4 or 5-Day Jungle Tour at Tucan Lodge

    2. From Manaus: 2, 3, 4 or 5-Day Jungle Tour at Tucan Lodge

    Day 1: At 8 AM, you will be picked up from your hotel and transported to the Port of Ceasa, where you’ll board a boat to see the magnificent confluence of the waters at the junction of the Rio Negro and The Amazon rivers. From there, you will be taken to the small floating village of Catalao, where you will see up close the giant-scaled Pirarucu (Arapaima Gigas). You’ll have the chance to see and feed this giant fish of the Amazon. The trip will continue for 1.5 hours by car on the highway to Ubim Lake. Continue by speed boat on a 30 to 50-minute ride (depending on the level of the waters during the time of year of your visit). Arriving at the lodge, you will be welcomed with refreshments as your accommodation is prepared. At noon, lunch is served. Afterward, there is a little time to relax and to prepare things for the activities of this first day. At 2:30 PM the group...

    Really amazing activity filled experience. Get ready for the trip of a lifetime. Everything done as mentioned in the description. Had a great time. Highly recomended.

  • Manaus: Amazon River Small Group Speedboat Tour with Lunch

    3. Manaus: Amazon River Small Group Speedboat Tour with Lunch

    Discover the landmarks of Manaus and the Amazon Rainforest on a full-day guided tour with a small or private group, including pickup and drop-off at hotels in Manaus. Select the option for a private tour to experience this day with friends and family only, or select a small group tour to meet other travelers. Start your day off with a hit: interacting with pink dolphins. Have the unforgettable experience of swimming with these playful and docile animals. Watch your dealer feed them in the water and learn about government agencies’ attempts to counter overhunting. Next, visit an indigenous village to learn about their culture and watch a presentation of their rituals, musical instruments, traditional dances, and songs of their culture. Purchase some souvenirs and listen to them tell you about their history and legends in this amazing encounter.   From there, head to the last stop of the...

  • Amazonas: Boat Ride with a Local Amazonian

    4. Amazonas: Boat Ride with a Local Amazonian

    See over a hundred houses floating on a lake, built on logs of a local tree that lasts for over 50 years in the water. Visit a "Pirarucu" fish farm, navigate through the flooded forest, known as "Igapó" and discover the phenomenon of two rivers meeting together. Enjoy beautiful scenery, while passing by boat at the same level of the canopy of some trees, with rivers reaching over 15 meters high. Visit a "Pirarucu" fish farm of the largest fish, reaching over two meters long and as heavy 250 kilos. Play with these river monsters with a fishing rod (without hook, so you don't harm them) and have fun, while feeling the power of their bite. Marvel at one of the most impressive and intriguing world phenomenons, when two rivers, so different in color, velocity, temperature and density run side by side without mixing their waters. Be invited to touch the waters, while passing from one river t...

  • Manaus: Amazon Tour at Juma Floating Lodge 2,3,4 or 5-Day

    5. Manaus: Amazon Tour at Juma Floating Lodge 2,3,4 or 5-Day

    Day One: At 8:00 AM you are transferred from your hotel to the Ceasa port where a speed boat takes tourists to the meeting of the waters, the point where the Rio Negro and Solimões River meet. From there you are taken to the Careiro Village on the other side of the Solimões River. The excursion continues by car (van) for about one hour to Mamori River.  A final trip by speedboat takes you to the lodge, arriving there at approximately 11:30 AM. At 3:00 PM the activities begin. Leave the lodge by canoe for dolphin and bird watching, piranha fishing, and end the day watching a spectacular sunset around 6:30 PM, and then head back to the lodge for dinner. At night you will enjoy a thrilling experience of Cayman spotting. Day two: At 5:30 AM, you are taken by canoe to watch the sunrise of a new day in the Amazon rainforest. Return to the lodge around 7:00 A...

    Unique experience !!!good organised from the first time!!!with the best local guide..that knows the Amazon so well!!! •clean room! •perfect floating hotel! •very good food! •kind people! Marcos and Osmar thank you so much for that unique moments!!!!

  • Manaus: Old City Guided Tour Plus Amazon River Boat Tour

    6. Manaus: Old City Guided Tour Plus Amazon River Boat Tour

    Learn about the history and culture of Manaus, Amazona's capital in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. Then take a speedboat down the Amazon River to witness the Meeting of the Waters and a floating village.   You’ll be picked up from your hotel and drive to the historical center of "old Manaus." On a walking tour through town, notice the facades of the neoclassical buildings created during the rubber boom of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Visit the majestic Amazon Theatre opera house in the main square, and head to the market complex to see the three buildings known as the banana market, fish market, and municipal market. Check out the Rio Negro Palace, formerly a German rubber baron's residence that is now a museum. Next you will drive through the port and embark on a speedboat to witness the most impressive phenomenon of the Rio Negro and Amazon River, or Solimões River as...

    Great tour with Milton, we got to see Manaus on land and by boat. Excellent trip!!

  • From Manaus: Amazon River Half-Day Tour

    7. From Manaus: Amazon River Half-Day Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel and travel head by car to the port. Jump on board a comfortable and fast boat to see the port of Manaus and its surroundings.  Visit the famous Meeting of Waters, an impressive phenomenon where two rivers run side by side without mixing their waters. Your professional guide will explain the reason for this unique occurrence. Head to the floating village where the houses, school, churches, bars, and restaurants are built on logs that float on the lake.  Disembark at a floating fish farm and have an encounter with the largest species of freshwater fish in the world, the famous pirarucu. Play with them with a fishing rod without hooks.  Hop back on the boat and ride upstream towards the Januari Lake, notable for its abundance of waterlilies. Cross a suspended walkway which is as high as the canopy of the trees, where you will spot the largest species of ...

    Joao was an excellent guide and is quite knowledgeable about the rivers and other aspects of the tour. He was very flexible with our schedule and did not rush anything. Very friendly too.

  • From Manaus: Rio Negro & Anavilhanas 3 or 4-Day River Cruise

    8. From Manaus: Rio Negro & Anavilhanas 3 or 4-Day River Cruise

    Visit several natural landmarks, experience the local way of life, get to know the most important ecosystem in the world, the Amazon Rainforest, and understand a little bit more about the culture, history, and lifestyle of this region on your Amazonian adventure. Day – 1 Get picked up from your hotel and transferred to the Manaus port where you will board your boat. First, head to the famous Meeting of Waters about 20 kilometers downstream. From there, travel onwards to January Lake traveling through one of the many streams that can be found in the region.  Enjoy lunch on board and then go for a short hike to see the water-lilies. Leave in a smaller boat to fish for piranha and spot some cayman when it gets dark. Afterward, return to the main boat and travel upriver to Jaraqui, where you will spend the night on board. Day – 2 Rise at dawn to see the sunrise, and maybe even spot some lo...

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What people are saying about Meeting of Waters

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 80 reviews

Great experience, the tour was very well organized, all the activities were professionally done. The meeting of the waters was impressive, the lunch and the show unexpected good, the Visit and interaction with indigenous people were unforgettable. The tour guide, Neto, is knowledgeable, pleasant and friendly. However the English explanations were limited. But still OK. Highly recommended.

Joao was an excellent guide and is quite knowledgeable about the rivers and other aspects of the tour. He was very flexible with our schedule and did not rush anything. Very friendly too.

The tour is goof. We had a wonderful day. We visited the meeting of the waters. Played with pink dophin. Visited an indigenous village, and dance with the them.

Really good guide in Milton Fernandes made the trip very enjoyable, informative and interesting. Able to all answer questions and would recommend him highly.

Great tour with Milton, we got to see Manaus on land and by boat. Excellent trip!!