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Amazon Dream River Boat Cruise Santarem

A traditional wooden Amazon riverboat operating out of Santarem, Brazil Amazon Dream Santarem River Cruise

Wooden Amazon Cruise Ship in Brazil

The Amazon Dream is an exceptional, and yet traditional, Brazilian riverboat affording passengers the chance to follow in the footsteps of some of the great Amazonian explorers, while enjoying all the comfort and hospitality they could ask for. Her nine cabins are spacious and well-fitted; the guides are hugely knowledgeable and enthusiastic; the chef is a master at turning out wonderful meals based on local ingredients and recipes ... and the barman knows all the cocktails that can be made from the rich array of Amazon fruits!

The itineraries - of five, six or ten days - have been honed over the years to offer a great mix of natural history, local contact and relaxation, in an area of the Brazilian jungle less often visited around Santarém*, but still bursting with flora and fauna, and human warmth.

Under French ownership, you may well hear the smooth sounds of a French accent or two on board the Amazon Dream, and are sure to find a charming joie de vivre atmosphere in which passengers can relax and unwind in one of the greatest settings on Earth.

*Additional flights to and from Santarém are required, from either Manaus or Belém. 

Please note that a pre-arranged visa is required by holders of US, Canadian and Australian passports, among others, in order to enter Brazil. Ask us for more details.

Map of the Santarém region: 

Map of Tour to Brazil Amazon by Boat

Brazil Jungle Tour by Boat

5-Day Amazon Riverboat Cruise

A four-night journey that takes us downstream from the laidback city of Santarem, where the River Tapajos meets the Amazon, to the hilly area of Monte Alegre, with its fascinating evidence of pre-historic human habitation in caves.

We then sail back to Santarem, all the while enjoying the rich flora and fauna, and spectacular scenery.

Please note that the itinerary below is dependent on the river water level, weather conditions, wildlife behavior, and accessibility to locations, so may vary. All times indicated are approximate, and are also subject to change.
 

Day 1: Santarem - Amazon Dream - Curua-Una River
(Dinner)

On arrival in Santarem, we welcome you at the airport, and transfer you by air-conditioned coach to the landing stage. The trip to the quay offers an introduction to the city of Santarem, located at the confluence of the Amazon and the Tapajos rivers.

Once we have settled into our cabins, the Amazon Dream casts off and we have a welcome fruit cocktail, as we meet the guides and crew and learn more about the boat and her itinerary.

As we sail towards the Curua-Una River, we can observe the blue waters of the Tapajos River contrasting with the yellow waters of the Amazon as they converge without merging. This area is a favorite playground for pink dolphins (boto) and grey dolphins (tucuxi). Sunset is best observed from the observation deck, with a drink in hand. Here the cruise director presents some of the history of the Brazilian Amazon and its colorful characters, including soldiers, scientists, missionaries and adventurers whose expeditions brought this part of the world to general attention, and who have attained mythical status. 

8.30 p.m. Dinner on board, is your first chance to sample the delicious cuisine of our skilled chefs.

The night is spent moored at the mouth of the Curua-Una River. The sound of the Amazon Rainforest at night is both restful and atmospheric.

Day 2: Curua-Una River - Pacoval Village - Monte-Alegre
(All meals)

6.30 a.m. We have breakfast at sunrise, as the forest awakes: the noisy, multicolored ballet of parrots, toucans and other birds is a powerful reminder that we are in Amazonia!

We then board the expedition motorboats to observe birds and flora with our guide. We can even try our hand at piranha fishing, which is surprisingly simple, but still exhilarating, given their fearsome reputation. 

10.00 a.m. We visit the village of Pacoval on the Curua-Una river, to meet some of the locals and have a taste of everyday life in Amazonia.

1.00 p.m. Back on the boat and lunch on board.

2.30 p.m. Sail along the Amazon River towards Belém and Monte Alegre. Along the river banks, we can observe the houses built on stilts of the cabocles, the riverside population descended from the mix of indigenous peoples and their Portuguese conquerors in the 16th and 17th centuries.

5.00 p.m. Arrival in Monte Alegre, where we moor for the night.

6.30 p.m. We have a guided visit to Monte Alegre.

8.00 p.m. Dinner followed by a brief outline of the next day’s itinerary and the Monte Alegre region.

Day 3: Monte Alegre, Serra da Lua & Serra Irere
(All meals)

7.30 a.m. Breakfast

8.30 a.m. Visit to the market in Monte Alegre to sample the flavors, colors, and aromas of the Amazon.

10.30 a.m. We take four-wheel-drive vehicles to the heavily-eroded Serra da Lua (Mountain of the Moon) and Serra Irerè, to explore caves that house 12,000-year-old cave paintings. Research has shown that this region was the cradle of an extremely advanced Paleo-Indian civilization, pre-dating the Incas and the Mayas by many millenia. We have a picnic in the grounds of a small fazenda (ranch) on the banks of Lake Monte Alegre.

6.30 p.m. Return to the boat for dinner, during which the guide gives a brief outline of the following day’s activities.

Day 4: Monte Alegre Lake - Santarem - Jari River
(All meals)

5.00 a.m. Set sail for Lake Monte Alegre.

7.00 a.m. Breakfast

10.00 a.m. Outing in the expedition motorboats to observe the flora and fauna on the small tributaries which link the Amazon to Lake Monte Alegre.

1.00 p.m. Lunch on board

2.30 p.m. Arrival at Santarém river terminal. Here we visit the town known for its herbalists, riverside markets, and multicolored hammocks.

5.00 p.m. Return to the boat and sail to the mouth of the Jari River, where we will moor for the night. This small tributary linking the Amazon to the Tapajos River is replete with dolphins, birdlife and caimans.

7.00 p.m. Dinner on board. 

Day 5: Jari, Tapajos & Arapiuns Rivers - Alter do Chao - Urucurea Village
(Breakfast)

Early this morning, we board our motorboats in order to head up the Jari River as far as the Tapajos River, where the Amazon Dream awaits. Along the way, we should have sightings of many species, including caimans, iguanas, capybaras and dolphins, as well as a visit to the indigenous village of Arapixuna. 

10.00 a.m. Once back on board, we sail to Alter do Chao. On arrival we disembark and transfer to Santarem airport by road, in order to catch departure flights. 

Amazon Dream Cruise Santarem Brazil

6-Day Amazon Riverboat Cruise

This 5-night journey takes us south from Santarem, up the Tapajos River, and back to explore some of the 544,000 hectares of the Tapajos National Park. There are also side excursions into the Arapiuns River, known as the 'Caribbean of the Amazon' on account of its white sandy beaches and crystal-clear water.

Please note that the itinerary below is dependent on the river water level, weather conditions, wildlife behavior, and accessibility to locations, so may vary. All times indicated are approximate, and are also subject to change.
 

Day 1: Santarem - Alter do Chao - Amazon Dream - Urucurea Village
(Dinner)

On arrival in Santarem, we welcome you at the airport, and transfer you by air-conditioned coach to the Alter do Chao, where the Amazon Dream is moored. It is a fascinating journey, and an initial introduction to Amazonia.

Once we have settled into our cabins, the Amazon Dream casts off and we have a welcome fruit cocktail, as we meet the guides and crew and learn more about the boat and her itinerary.

3.30 p.m. We sail to Urucurea Cove, a small fjord inside the forest known as the 'Caribbean in the Heart of the Amazon'. There is a village nearby, where the women produce remarkable handicrafts out of straw.

Dinner on board

Day 2: Arapiuns River, Vila Ana & Anuman Lake
(All meals)

7.30 a.m. Breakfast as we sail to Vila Ana. Once here, we have a piracaia (fish barbecue) on the riverside beach with the locals. There is plenty of time to relax on the beach before and after lunch. 

4.00 p.m. The boat weighs anchor and navigates upstream along the blue waters of the Tapajos River which, at this point, is over 20 kilometers (12 miles) wide. This is a whole new eco-system, with different landscapes to enjoy. From July to January, immense beaches of white sand are revealed as the level of the river drops. 

We sail to the tip of Bom Futuro and make for Lake Anuma, near the small village of Vista Alegre, where we drop anchor.

8.00 p.m. Tonight the villagers of Vista Alegre greet us and present some of their traditional dancing.

Day 3: Tapajoara Reserve - Left Bank of Tapajos River
(All meals)

7.00 Breakfast

8.00 We set off into the heart of the Tapajoara Reserve, an example of sustainability, where the inhabitants continue to live off the resources extracted from the forest, while also protecting it. We visit a cabocle village and observe features of their daily life which includes preparing the manioc (cassava) flour, a staple ingredient in all local dishes; the activities of seringueiros harvest rubber from trees; and the gathering of medicinal plants.

We can then observe the rich flora and fauna while canoeing down an iguarapé, a small river that meanders through the forest.

12.30 p.m. Return to the boat and lunch, as we sail along the left bank of the river towards Amorim, stopping at a beach for some relaxation.

3.30 p.m. We sail towards Lake Braganca, following the route of the Langsdorf Expedition, which passed through here in 1828, making drawings of Munduruku community that inhabited. Their descendants, wishing to preserve and promote their traditions, have moved back into the area and welcome small groups of visitors as part of an ecotourism project.

7.30 p.m. Dinner on board.

Day 4: Bragança Lake and Munduruku Rituals
(All meals)

7.00 a.m. This morning, we hike in the forest, in the company of local guides, who are the experts in spotting wildlife.

Afterwards, we have time to enjoy another riverside beach.

1.00 p.m. Lunch on board.

5.00 p.m. In the late afternoon, we go out in motorboats to observe the rich birdlife on the banks of Lake Bragança. 

8.00 p.m. We spend the evening in the company of the Mundurukus of Bragança, firstly observing caimans from their dugout canoes, and then sharing in some of their age-old rituals.

We have dinner on board as we sail overnight to Maguari, where an indigenous community has made its home on the edge of the Tapajos National Forest.

Day 5: Maguari - Tapajos National Park - Lake Jamaraqua
(All meals)

6.30 a.m. Breakfast, followed by a hike in the primary rainforest with native guides from Maguari, looking for gigantic trees ... and the birdlife, butterflies, monkeys and sloths that inhabit their canopy.

12.00 p.m. At the end of the hike, there is time for a swim and relaxation.

4.00 p.m. A wildlife-spotting excursion on Lake Jamaraqua, after which we sail towards Alter do Chao. This is our last night in the heart of the Amazonian forest, and so we have a farewell party of traditional dancing and music on one of Alter do Chao's beaches.

Day 6: Alter do Chao - Santarem: Disembarkation
(Breakfast)

Depending on the flight schedules, we disembark at Alter do Chao and transfer to Santarem airport by road, or we sail to Santarem port.

Amazon Dream World Cup Cruise Manaus Brazil

6-Day World Cup Amazon Riverboat Cruise

For the World Cup, the Amazon Dream will have made its way to Manaus to get closer to all the excitement and action of the host city. This 5-night cruise gives the advantages you'd expect of a boat in Amazonia, but with all the comfort of a boutique hotel.

Enjoy fascinating excursions to see the highlights of the region, such as the Meeting of the Waters, the Anavilhanas archipelago and the Opera House, returning to the boat each night to stay in charming air-conditioned cabins with private facilities. The itineraries also allow those with tickets to go to games, include flexible transfers, a meal at one of the best churrascarias in town and a private evening with incredible Boi Bumba dancers.

Please note that the itinerary below is dependent on the river water level, weather conditions, wildlife behavior, and accessibility to locations, so may vary. All times indicated are approximate, and are also subject to change.
 

Tue, 10th Jun - Sun, 15th Jun Departure: England v Italy Match

Day 1: Tue: Arrival - Anavilhanas
(Lunch and dinner) 

Upon your arrival you are transfered by private van to the Hotel Tropical pier in Ponta Negra where you will board the Amazon Dream (takes 30 minutes).

14:30
After a welcome by the crew of the Amazon Dream, settle in to your cabins and make yourself at home in preparation fro the Amazon adventure that awaits! 

15:00
Make your way to the top deck for a welcome cocktail and stunning views of the Rio Negro. A late lunch will be served on board, followed by relaxation time as the boat navigates towards the archipelago of Anavilhanas. Composed of more than 400 islands, this unique archipelago forms a huge protected nature reserve, home to a fragile ecosystem and numerous plant and animal species. In the late afternoon we head out by motorboat into the flooded forest's maze of natural channels to explore this magnificent natural wonder.

20:00
Dinner on board.

Day 2: Wed: Rainforest Hike - Caboclo Village - Rio Negro
(All meals)

07:00
Breakfast on board followed by a morning canoe excursion to observe the fauna and flora of the Amazon. We then set out on foot to get up close an personal with the wildlife as we hike through the rainforest with our expert naturalist guide. Watch out for monkeys, butterflies, macaws, herons and parakeets to name but a few species that are abundant here. On this trek we will also visit a caboclo village, descendants of Indians and Portuguese settlers who have kept their traditional rural way of life in the heart of the rainforest.

12:30
After lunch on board, we continue to navigate the Rio Negro, into the heart of the Anavilhanas, the largest freshwater archipelago in the world.

20:00
Dinner on board, followed by a nocturnal canoe excursion to observe the creatures of the night: alligators, birds, snakes, sloths, frogs, owls. We overnight on board in a cove of the Rio Negro.

Day 3: Thu: Return to Manaus
(All meals) 

07:00
After an early breakfast we spend the morning exploring the Negro's tributaries by motorboat for more wildlife spotting opportunties. 

12:30
Lunch on board is followed by relaxation time as we begin our navigation downstream on the Rio Negro back towards Manaus.

18:00
This evening after arriving in Manaus the Amazon Dream will moor close to the beautifully lit Ponta Negra bridge at the entrance of Taruman river. Dinner will be served on board. For those wishing to experience the nightlife of Manaus, the motorboat and minivan will be available for any nocturnal escapades. Overnight on board.

Day 4: Fri: Rainforest Hike - Rio Negro
(All meals)

08:00
This morning, after breakfast, we head to the bustling floating port of Manaus. A remarkable structure, it is based on cylinders that move with the seasonal changes in water volume of the Rio Negro, sometimes up to 10 meters. From there we will visit the Mercado Municipal Adolfo Lisboa, a beautiful art nouveau market where the people of the town and rainforest gather to trade their wares. Close by, in the center, we also visit the Teatro Amazonas Opera House, a remnant of the glorious Rubber Era.

13:00 
Lunch today, consisting of grilled Tambaqui, one of the tastiest Amazonian fish, will be at one of the regional floating restaurants. The afternoon will be spent lazing on one of the white sandy beaches of the Rio Negro and bathing in the tannin-stained waters.

20:00
Tonight we dine and party under the stars, and are treated to a performance by a group of Boi Bumba dancers from the Parintins Festival. Later in the evening, we return by minivan to the Tropical Hotel pier and overnight on board. Again, for those wishing to extend their night, a shuttle boat and minivan will be at their disposal.

Day 5: Sat: Meeting of the Waters - World Cup Match
(All meals)

07:30
After breakfast you have some free time for shopping in town. A transfer by motorboat or minivan will be available to you depending on the location chosen .

12:00
Lunch on board as the Amazon Dream heads to the natural phenomenon known as the Meeting of the Waters. For miles, the black waters of the Rio Negro intertwine with the yellow waters of the Amazon without mixing.

15:30
Depart for the Arena Amazônica, the largest stadium in Manaus, for today's World Cup game. Transfer by private minivan.

18:00
World Cup Match - England v Italy. In the late evening we return to the Tropical Hotel pier by private minivan and overnight on board. Again, for those wishing to extend their night (hopefully celebrating!), a shuttle boat and minivan will be at their disposal.

Day 6: Sun: Departure - Toro Loco
(Breakfast and lunch)

07:30
After breakfast, we have some relaxation time before it's time to pack our baggage ready for the journey home.

 11:30
We disembark at the pier of the Tropical Hotel and are transfered by private minivan to Toro Loco, one of the best churrascarias (barbecue restaurants) in town, where we have lunch before being transfered to the airport.

 

Amazon Dream Riverboat

10-Day Amazon Riverboat Cruise

This 9-night journey takes firstly down the Amazon River from Santarem, to the hilly area of Monte Alegre, with its fascinating evidence of pre-historic human habitation; and then back upstream to Santarem, past the picturesque riverside town of Alter do Chao, and up the Tapajos River to the National Park of the same name.

There are numerous excursions along the way, to enjoy the flora and fauna, the indigenous culture past and present, and such natural highlights as the Arapiuns River, known as the 'Caribbean of the Amazon' on account of its white sandy beaches and crystal-clear water, and many picturesque lagoons.

Please note that the itinerary below is dependent on the river water level, weather conditions, wildlife behavior, and accessibility to locations, so may vary. All times indicated are approximate, and are also subject to change.
 

Day 1: Santarem - Amazon Dream - Curua-Una River
(Dinner)

On arrival in Santarem, we welcome you at the airport, and transfer you by air-conditioned coach to the landing stage. The trip to the quay offers an introduction to the city of Santarem, located at the confluence of the Amazon and the Tapajos rivers. Once we have settled into our cabins, the Amazon Dream casts off and we have a welcome fruit cocktail, as we meet the guides and crew and learn more about the boat and her itinerary.

As we sail towards the Curua-Una River, we can observe the blue waters of the Tapajos River contrasting with the yellow waters of the Amazon as they converge without merging. This area is a favorite playground for pink dolphins (boto) and grey dolphins (tucuxi).

Sunset is best observed from the observation deck, with a drink in hand. Here the cruise director presents some of the history of the Brazilian Amazon and its colorful characters, including soldiers, scientists, missionaries and adventurers whose expeditions brought this part of the world to general attention, and who have attained mythical status. 

8.30 p.m. Dinner on board, is your first chance to sample the delicious cuisine of our skilled chefs.

The night is spent moored at the mouth of the Curua-Una River. The sound of the Amazon Rainforest at night is both restful and atmospheric.

Day 2: Curua-Una River - Pacoval Village - Monte-Alegre
(All meals)

6.30 a.m. We have breakfast at sunrise, as the forest awakes: the noisy, multicolored ballet of parrots, toucans and other birds is a powerful reminder that we are in Amazonia!

We then board the expedition motorboats to observe birds and flora with our guide. We can even try our hand at piranha fishing, which is surprisingly simple, but still exhilarating, given their fearsome reputation.

10.00 a.m. We visit the village of Pacoval on the Curua-Una river, to meet some of the locals and have a taste of everyday life in Amazonia.

1.00 p.m. Back on the boat and lunch on board.

2.30 p.m. Sail along the Amazon River towards Belém and Monte Alegre. Along the river banks, we can observe the houses built on stilts of the cabocles, the riverside population descended from the mix of indigenous peoples and their Portuguese conquerors in the 16th and 17th centuries.

5.00 p.m. Arrival in Monte Alegre, where we moor for the night.

6.30 p.m. We have a guided visit to Monte Alegre.

8.00 p.m. Dinner followed by a brief outline of the next day’s itinerary and the Monte Alegre region.

Day 3: Monte Alegre, Serra da Lua & Serra Irere
(All meals)

7.30 a.m. Breakfast

8.30 a.m. Visit to the market in Monte Alegre to sample the flavors, colors, and aromas of the Amazon.

10.30 a.m. We take four-wheel-drive vehicles to the heavily-eroded Serra da Lua (Mountain of the Moon) and Serra Irerè, to explore caves that house 12,000-year-old cave paintings. Research has shown that this region was the cradle of an extremely advanced Paleo-Indian civilization, pre-dating the Incas and the Mayas by many millenia. We have a picnic in the grounds of a small fazenda (ranch) on the banks of Lake Monte Alegre.

6.30 p.m. Return to the boat for dinner, during which the guide gives a brief outline of the following day’s activities.

Day 4: Monte Alegre Lake - Santarem - Jari River
(All meals)

5.00 a.m. Set sail for Lake Monte Alegre.  

7.00 a.m. Breakfast

10.00 a.m. Outing in the expedition motorboats to observe the flora and fauna on the small tributaries which link the Amazon to Lake Monte Alegre .

1.00 p.m. Lunch on board

2.30 p.m. Arrival at Santarém river terminal. Here we visit the town known for its herbalists, riverside markets, and multicolored hammocks.

5.00 p.m. Return to the boat and sail to the mouth of the Jari River, where we will moor for the night. This small tributary linking the Amazon to the Tapajos River is replete with dolphins, birdlife and caimans.

7.00 p.m. Dinner on board. 

Day 5: Jari, Tapajos & Arapiuns Rivers - Alter do Chao - Urucurea Village
(All meals)

Early this morning, we board our motorboats in order to head up the Jari River as far as the Tapajos River, where the Amazon Dream awaits. Along the way, we should have sightings of many species, including caimans, iguanas, capybaras and dolphins, as well as a visit to the indigenous village of Arapixuna. 

10.00 a.m. Once back on board, we sail to Alter do Chao. A short hike from the village along the 'Path of the Ancients' leads to the Pic da Piroca with magnificent views of the surroundings.

1.00 p.m. We have lunch on board and then we have further time at Alter do Chao, with its colorful houses and shops, and at a nearby river b each which is a perfect place to swim and relax. 

3.30 p.m. We sail to Urucurea Cove, a small fjord inside the forest known as the 'Caribbean in the Heart of the Amazon'. There is a village nearby, where the women produce remarkable handicrafts out of straw. 

Dinner on board

Day 6: Arapiuns River, Vila Ana & Anuman Lake
(All meals)

7.30 a.m. Breakfast as we sail to Vila Ana. Once here, we have a piracaia (fish barbecue) on the riverside beach with the locals. There is plenty of time to relax on the beach before and after lunch.

4.00 p.m. The boat weighs anchor and navigates upstream along the blue waters of the Tapajos River which, at this point, is over 20 kilometers (12 miles) wide. This is a whole new eco-system, with different landscapes to enjoy. From July to January, immense beaches of white sand are revealed as the level of the river drops. 

We sail to the tip of Bom Futuro and make for Lake Anuma, near the small village of Vista Alegre, where we drop anchor.

8.00 p.m. Tonight the villagers of Vista Alegre greet us and present some of their traditional dancing.

Day 7: Tapajoara Reserve - Left Bank of Tapajos River
(All meals)

7.00 Breakfast

8.00 We set off into the heart of the Tapajoara Reserve, an example of sustainability, where the inhabitants continue to live off the resources extracted from the forest, while also protecting it. We visit a cabocle village and observe features of their daily life which includes preparing the manioc (cassava) flour, a staple ingredient in all local dishes; the activities of seringueiros who harvest rubber from trees; and the gathering of medicinal plants.

We can then observe the rich flora and fauna while canoeing down an iguarapé, a small river that meanders through the forest.

12.30 p.m. Return to the boat and lunch, as we sail along the left bank of the river towards Amorim, stopping at a beach for some relaxation.

3.30 p.m. We sail towards Lake Braganca, following the route of the Langsdorf Expedition, which passed through here in 1828, making drawings of Munduruku community that inhabited. Their descendants, wishing to preserve and promote their traditions, have moved back into the area and welcome small groups of visitors as part of an ecotourism project.

7.30 p.m. Dinner on board.

Day 8: Bragança Lake and Munduruku Rituals
(All meals)

7.00 a.m. This morning, we hike in the forest, in the company of local guides, who are the experts in spotting wildlife.

Afterwards, we have time to enjoy another riverside beach.

1.00 p.m. Lunch on board.

5.00 p.m. In the late afternoon, we go out in motorboats to observe the rich birdlife on the banks of Lake Bragança. 

8.00 p.m. We spend the evening in the company of the Mundurukus of Bragança, firstly observing caimans from their dugout canoes, and then sharing in some of their age-old rituals.

We have dinner on board as we sail overnight to Maguari, where an indigenous community has made its home on the edge of the Tapajos National Forest.

Day 9: Maguari - Tapajos National Park - Lake Jamaraqua
(All meals)

6.30 a.m. Breakfast, followed by a hike in the primary rainforest with native guides from Maguari, looking for gigantic trees ... and the birdlife, butterflies, monkeys and sloths that inhabit their canopy.

12.00 p.m. At the end of the hike, there is time for a swim and relaxation.

4.00 p.m. A wildlife-spotting excursion on Lake Jamaraqua, after which we sail towards Alter do Chao. This is our last night in the heart of the Amazonian forest, and so we have a farewell party of traditional dancing and music on one of Alter do Chao's beaches.

Day 10: Alter do Chao - Santarem: Disembarkation
(Breakfast)

Depending on the flight schedules, we disembark at Alter do Chao and transfer to Santarem airport by road, or we sail to Santarem port. 

Brazil Amazon River Tour: Amazon Dream

 

5-Day Brazil Amazon River Cruise:

  2014
~ Double Cabin: $1,389
~ Single Cabin: $2,049
~ Child 12-16 sharing cabin with parents: $645


6-Day Brazil Amazon River Cruise:

  2014 World Cup
~ Double Cabin: $1,649 $2,759
~ Single Cabin: $2,449 $3,859
~ Child 12-16 sharing cabin with parents: $825 $N/A


10-Day Brazil Amazon River Cruise:

  2014
~ Double Cabin: $2,749
~ Single Cabin: $4,149
~ Child 12-16 sharing cabin with parents: $1,495



The Amazon Dream is also available for charter. Please ask us for rates.
 

Price Policy:
- All prices listed are PER PERSON
- Single passengers willing to share a cabin are eligible for double cabin rates
- Published Prices for 2014 Amazon Cruises only

Included:
- All meals, with soft drinks
- Accommodation in double cabins
- Excursions as described in the itinerary
- Bilingual naturalist guide
- Transfers

Not Included:
- Soft Drinks outside of mealtimes
- Alcoholic beverages
- International or Domestic Airfares
- Return flights to/from Santarém ~ $200+
- Airport Taxes
- Cost of medical emergencies including evacuation
- Gratuities
- Souvenirs or additional services
- Travel Insurance
- Cost of relevant visas
- Anything else not listed as included
 

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Amazon Dream River Cruiseship: Specifications

Amazon Dream Cruiseship Sun Deck

The Amazon Dream is a traditional Amazonian vessel, built of ipe and itauba wood, by the best local shipwrights, and incorporating a warm interior design, based on Brazilian art, materials and fabrics.

She has 3 decks: 

Langsdorff Deck: 4 Cabins; Landing Bay.

Humboldt Deck: 4 Cabins; Dining Room; Kitchen.

Sun Deck: 1 Cabin; Bar, Sun Lounge.

Amazon Dream Tour to Rainforest BathroomTechnical Specifications

Built: 2007

Type of vessel: Wooden River Vessel

Port of Embarkation: City of Santarem

Vessel Registry: Brazil

Length: 27.5m / 90 ft

Beam: 

Draft: 

Capacity: 18 passengers

Generator: 

Electricity: 220V

Engine: 

Cruising Speed: Average 12 knots

Water: 

Waste: 

Smoking: prohibited in enclosed areas

Radio Communication: VHF, UHF and satellite phone on board

Navigation: GPS, Furuno Radar and vertical & horizontal sounders

Launch Boats: 3 motorized dinghies

Amazon Dream Jungle Tour Double CabinCabins: 9: 6 double & 3 twin

12 x 14 sq meters (130 x 150 sq ft) with ceilings 2.20 meters (nearly 7ft) high
Private bathroom and toilet
Air-conditioned.
Outside windows.
Individually-decorated in Amazonian style. 

Equipment:

Fins, masks and snorkels are available for exploring the translucent waters of the 'aquarium lakes' (Sept to Nov) accompanied by an experienced diver.
Fishing rods and bait available for peacock bass, tambaqui or black piranha fishing. 

Sustainability: The Amazon Dream complies with all Brazilian maritime safety and environmental requirements, and contributes financially to the NGO Projeto Saude Alegria e AquaTapajos.

Amazon Dream Deck Plan

Amazon Dream Cruiseship: 5-Day Itinerary Departure Dates:

2014

~ Sat, 19th - Wed, 23rd Apr

~ Tue, 13th - Sat, 17th May

~ Sat, 5th - Wed, 9th Jul

~ Sat, 19th - Wed, 23rd Jul

~ Sat, 2nd - Wed, 6th Aug

~ Tue, 12th - Sat, 16th Aug

~ Sat, 20th - Wed, 24th Sep

~ Wed, 22nd - Sun, 26th Oct

~ Sat, 22nd - Wed, 26th Nov

~ Sat, 6th - Wed, 10th Dec


Amazon Dream Cruiseship: 6-Day Itinerary Departure Dates:

2014

~ Sun, 6th - Fri, 11th Apr: SOLD OUT

~ Sat, 12th - Thu, 17th Apr

~ Wed, 23rd - Mon, 28th Apr

~ Sat, 17th - Thu, 22nd May

~ Sat, 24th - Thu, 29th May

~ Sat, 31st May - Thu, 5th Jun

~ Tue, 10th - Sun, 15th Jun: Special World Cup Departure in Manaus

~ Fri, 20th - Wed, 25th Jun: SOLD OUT

~ Thu, 26th Jun - Tue, 1st Jul: SOLD OUT

~ Wed, 9th - Mon, 13th Jul

~ Wed, 23rd - Mon, 27th Jul

~ Wed, 6th - Mon, 11th Aug

~ Sat, 16th - Thu, 21st Aug

~ Fri, 22nd - Wed, 27th Aug

~ Wed, 3rd - Mon, 8th Sep

~ Wed, 24th - Mon, 29th Sep

~ Sun, 26th - Fri, 31st Oct

~ Tue, 11th - Sun, 16th Nov: SOLD OUT

~ Wed, 26th Nov - Mon, 1st Dec

~ Wed, 10th - Mon, 15th Dec


Amazon Dream Cruiseship: 7-Day Itinerary Departure Dates:

2014

~ Sat, 27th Dec - Fri, 2nd JanSpecial New Year Departure


Amazon Dream Cruiseship: 10-Day Itinerary Departure Dates:

2014

~ Sat, 19th - Mon, 28th Apr

~ Tue, 13th - Thu, 22nd May

~ Sat, 5th - Mon, 14th Jul

~ Sat, 19th - Mon, 28th Jul

~ Sat, 2nd - Mon, 11th Aug

~ Tue, 12th - Thu, 21st Aug

~ Wed, 10th - Fri, 19th Sep: SOLD OUT

~ Sat, 20th - Mon, 29th Sep

~ Tue, 30th Sep - Thu, 9th Oct: SOLD OUT

~ Fri, 10th - Sun, 19th Oct: SOLD OUT

~ Wed, 22nd - Fri, 31st Oct

~ Sat, 1st - Mon, 10th Nov: SOLD OUT

~ Sat, 22nd Nov - Mon, 1st Dec

~ Sat, 6th - Mon, 15th Dec

 

The Amazon Dream is also available for charter outside these dates. Please ask us for rates.

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