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Brazilian Amazon by Boat

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  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • max group size 17
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Footprint carbonneutralCO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Belém, Brazil
  • Ends Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Amazon Rainforest Explore this incredible ecosystem by boat and spot wildlife including the pink Amazon dolphin
  • Jungle communities Visit caboclo (mixed white and indigenous) and indigenous villages
  • Marajo Island Spot wildlife on this vast and biodiverse island
  • Alter do Chao Swim off the whitesand beaches of this laidback village
  • Belem Discover the gateway to the Amazon
The "Brazilian Amazon By Boat" trip starts in Belém and ends in Rio de Janeiro. It is a wildlife tour that takes 16 days taking you through Monte Alegre, Santarem, Vale Do Paraiso and 5 other destinations in Brazil. "Brazilian Amazon By Boat" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

This unique trip is dedicated solely to discovering the rich ecosystem of the Amazon, journeying between the cities of Belem and Manaus by a variety of boat. We sail along the unimaginably wide Amazon River, exploring the thriving communities living near the banks. This is certainly a trip for an active traveller who is willing to forgo higher comfort levels to experience something extraordinary. Amazon villages - Visit caboclo (mixed white and indigenous) communities that live on the banks of the river Alter do Chao - See white-sand beaches in the middle of the Amazon Stargazing - Sleep in a hammock on deck, beneath a sea of shimmering stars
5 - Excellent
Based on 296 reviews
  • Michael
  • On Nov 03 2020
5 - Excellent
Michael's review for another Explore tour
This was an outstanding tour from start to finish. It was our first time travelling with the tour operator and we were very impressed with everything.
  • Andy
  • On Nov 02 2020
5 - Excellent
Andy's review for another Explore tour
This is the second time we've done this trip, and we'd do it again as it's perfect for a bit of "down time" after a more arduous holiday elsewhere in Asia. We think this is a jewel in the tour operator's portfolio - it is... Read more
  • Barb
  • On Mar 13 2020
5 - Excellent
Barb's review for another Explore tour
Chantel was tour guide on second part of trip - she was outstanding
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Belem
  • Day 2 : Walking tour of Belem; chance to visit the Goeldi Museum
  • Day 3 : Public boat to Marajo Island; explore the village and beach
  • Day 4 : Full day on Marajo Island; wildlife tour
  • Day 5 : Return to Belem; begin 2 night boat trip from Belem to Monte Alegre
  • Day 6 : On the boat; watch life on the Amazon pass by; stargazing
  • Day 7 : On the boat; watch life on the Amazon pass by; stargazing
  • Day 8 : Option to discover ancient rock paintings; drive to Vale do Paraiso
  • Day 9 : Free day in Vale do Paraiso; options include waterfall swimming
  • Day 10 : Travel to the river beaches of Alter do Chao
  • Day 11 : Free day in Alter do Chao; chance to visit FLONA, the National Forest Reserve
  • Day 12 : Fly to Manaus and board private boat
  • Day 13 : Rio Negro boat trip; visit indigenous communities
  • Day 14 : Rio Negro boat trip; sail through the Anavilhanas archipelago of 1000 islands
  • Day 15 : Arrival in Manaus; fly to Rio de Janeiro; free afternoon
  • Day 16 : Trip ends in Rio
  • 15 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • Hotel Princesa Louca (2 nights)
  • Pousada Ventania (2 nights)
  • Overnight boat from Belem to Monte Alegre (2 nights)
  • Hotel Panorama (1 night)
  • Pousada Vale do Paraiso (2 nights)
  • Pousada Belo Alter (2 nights)
  • Overnight Boat on Rio Negro (2 nights)
  • Hammock Camp on Rio Negro (1 night)
  • Hotel Copa Sul (1 night)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Boat
  • Flight
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Boat Crew
  • Local Guide(s)
  • Any international flights to Belém and from Rio de Janeiro are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Brazilian Amazon by Boat tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Brazilian Amazon by Boat tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 19 July 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 19 July 2022, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 59 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Brazilian Amazon by Boat tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Brazilian Amazon by Boat tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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