Brazilian Amazon by Boat

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17101
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Belém, Brazil
  • Ends Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover the rich ecosystem of the Amazon by boat
  • See the white-sand beaches of Alter do Chao
  • Find the pink river dolphin and enormous waterlillies on the Rio Negro
Starting in Belém and ending in Rio de Janeiro, the "Brazilian Amazon By Boat" tour is a guided wildlife trip that takes 14 days. You will travel through Belém, Rio de Janeiro, Vale Do Paraiso and 5 other destinations in Brazil. "Brazilian Amazon By Boat" is a small group tour which 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, as well as down tributaries along the Rio Negro. Don't expect high comfort levels - this is a trip for an active traveller who is prepared for heat, humidity and simple accommodation with the aim of experiencing something extraordinary.

Stargazing - Relax in a hammock on deck, beneath a sea of shimmering stars

FLONA Reserve - Walk on forest trails, visit the Jamaraqua community and learn about the history of rubber in the Amazon

Rio Negro - Sail around tiny islands, visit a caboclo community and find floating Victoria Regia waterlillies on this offshoot of the Amazon River
  • 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 the beach
  • Day 4 : Full day discovering the farmlife on Marajo Island
  • Day 5 : Return to Belem; begin 3 night boat trip from Belem to Santarem
  • 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 : Dock at Santarem; travel to the river beaches of Alter do Chao
  • Day 9 : Visit FLONA, the National Forest Reserve
  • Day 10 : Fly to Manaus and board private boat
  • Day 11 : Rio Negro boat trip; visit indigenous communities
  • Day 12 : Rio Negro boat trip; sail through the Anavilhanas archipelago of 1000 islands
  • Day 13 : Arrival in Manaus; visit the Opera House and the Meeting of the Waters
  • Day 14 : Trip ends in Manaus
  • Hotel Princesa Louca (2 nights)
  • Pousada Ventania (2 nights)
  • Overnight boat from Belem to Santarém (3 nights)
  • Pousada Belo Alter (2 nights)
  • Overnight Boat on Rio Negro (3 nights)
  • Blue Tree Premium Manaus (1 night)
  • 13 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • 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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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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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 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 29 April 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 29 April 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 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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