Rio Negro Cruise from Manaus to the Amazon River

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Manaus

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On this half-day tour from Manaus, you’ll head to an ecological park to see the Amazon’s famous Victoria regia water plant; have lunch on a floating river restaurant and visit local native craft stores. Cruise down the Rio Negro to the Meeting of the Waters, the location where it meets the Amazon River. Be awed by this natural phenomenon, where the Rio Negro’s black waters and the Amazon’s muddy waters flow separately for a few miles.
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, along the Rio Negro to Janauari Ecological Park, located about 45 minutes by boat from Manaus. See the famous Amazon water plant Victoria Regia, and then enjoy lunch at a floating restaurant.Continue 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). After contemplating it, tourists return to the Pier, where the air conditioned transportation will pick them up and take them back to their respective hotels.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Professional guide (english/portuguese speaking)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Drinks

Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Family friendly
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
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