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Amazon Clipper Premium

A classic and classy Brazilian riverboat offering exciting excursions, superior service and comfort.

Overview

The luxurious Amazon Clipper Premium offers some of the best small-ship cruising in the Brazilian Amazon. As one of 32 guests on board, you will feel close to nature while enjoying the comfort and supreme service offered on extraordinary itineraries that provides an in-depth introduction to the scenery and wildlife of Brazil’s magical Amazon region.

Explore On Board

If you are looking for the comfort of a luxury ship, while still enjoying all the benefits of a small vessel you will love cruising on the Amazon River and its tributaries aboard the MV Premium. Her 16 spacious cabins come complete with two lower beds or one queen size bed, a private bathroom with hot shower and air-conditioning making for a supremely comfortable stay.

The window-lined restaurant deck can seat all guests at the same time, serving a delicious buffet of local and international dishes to suit every taste. Above the restaurant, the dedicated leisure deck has spectacular spaces for relaxing. Take in your exotic surroundings in the outdoor deck’s whirlpools or comfy seating areas, then step inside the air-conditioned lounge area to a luxurious space specially designed for lectures, movies and guest briefings.

And the pinnacle of your guest experience can be found on the observation deck. The fantastic 360° panoramic view is the best place to observe the spectacle ‘Meeting of the Waters’ phenomenon of the Rio Negro and Solimões rivers.

Venture Further

The distinctive design of the Amazon Clipper Premium makes it uniquely placed to take you further in your exploration of the Amazon River and rainforest. The shallow draught allows visits to locations inaccessible to many other boats. Once you are deep in the jungle, you can hop onto the ship’s outboard powered canoes on guided trips through the lagoons, narrow channels, creeks and flooded forest.

Whether you choose this beautiful river cruise ship for a short 3 day journey or a longer voyage, you will enjoy unsurpassed wildlife-watching opportunities. The bilingual naturalist guides will open up the secrets of Amazon to you on canoe excursions and jungle walks, observing the native creatures and endemic plants in this labyrinth of waterways.

Luxury On Your Terms

The Amazon Clipper Premium is a great option for those who wish for real comfort onboard alongside an authentic experience of the Brazilian Amazon. Thanks to the mobility of the vessel, you can journey along the Solimões and Negro Rivers in a short time and still get a deep understanding of this beautiful and ecologically rich area.

With varying itineraries offered, if you want to enjoy the relaxed, friendly atmosphere and service of the Amazon Clipper Premium for longer, you can. Superior comfort and care are of the utmost importance for the crew. No matter where you choose to relax on deck, the ship’s perfect interaction with nature will make your once-in-a-lifetime voyage unforgettable.

Itineraries & Prices

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3-Day
4-Day
6-Day

3 Day - Rio Solimoes

itinerary map

Embarkation

PM: Embarkation of the Amazon Clipper Premium takes place at the luxurious Tropical Hotel, which has its pier, at 14:00. Once onboard and settled into your top-class cabin, the Amazon Clipper Premium sets sail towards the Amazon River. Now is the time to enjoy a welcome drink, and briefing about the itinerary and facilities.

After a snack, we meet in the leisure room for lectures about Amazonia, where we get an introduction to Amazon conservation and ecology. Before dinner, you may like to try a caipirinha, a sugary cocktail that is the national drink of Brazil. After dinner, we explore the river's edge with powerful searchlights to spot caiman, night-hawks, snakes, toro-rats, sloths, and frogs.

Clipper Premium's 3-Day Itinerary Day One - Embarkation.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
1 / 3

Janauaca Lake

AM: We wake up at Janauaca Lake and make a dawn exploration by canoe of the rainforest as it too wakes up, keeping our eyes open for jungle birds and Pink River Dolphins. We return to the Amazon Clipper Premium for breakfast, which is then followed by a walk in the forest and a visit to the inhabitants of the lake area who live from manioc plantations, fishing, harvesting diverse fruit trees, including Brazil nuts, rubber tapping, logging, and other extractive products.

PM: We go fishing for piranha in the late afternoon. Despite their fearsome reputation, they are surprisingly easy and fun to catch so it is not only for passionate anglers! At the same time, there are great chances to see Hoatzins and large flocks of egrets. After dinner, we explore the forest in our canoes to observe nocturnal animals and admire the millions of stars of the southern hemisphere constellations.

Clipper Premium's 3-Day Itinerary Day Two - Jungle Walk.
Location
Amazon River
Day
2 / 3

Disembarkation

AM: Early this morning we explore Lago Janauari Ecological Park, a 9,000-acre reserve of flooded forest which is an excellent place to observe wildlife and a chance to see the famous Victoria Regia giant water lilies. During breakfast, we sail to the Meeting of the Waters, the confluence of two of the world's largest rivers, the Amazon and the Negro, notable for the clear difference in colors of each river, which take many miles to mix.

We then return to the Tropical Hotel pier, enjoying fine views of Manaus' waterfront - with its floating docks, market, Old Customs House, and Opera House - on the way. We arrive at 11.30, where your once-in-a-lifetime Amazon cruise ends.

Clipper Premium's 3-Day Itinerary Day Three - Disembarkation.
Location
Amazon River - Manaus
Day
3 / 3
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4 Day - Rio Negro

itinerary map

Embarkation

PM: Meeting at the lobby of the Tropical Hotel at 14:00. Boarding and depart upstream on the Rio Negro while we drink a fresh fruit juice and listen to the information about the Amazon Clipper Premium's facilities.

After a snack, we meet in the leisure room for lectures about Amazonia, where we get an introduction to Amazon conservation and ecology. After dinner, we explore little creeks in our canoes and listen to the sounds of nocturnal animals with the possibility of observing birds, frogs, snakes, and caimans.

Clipper Premium's 4-Day Itinerary Day One - Skiff Ride on the river.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
1 / 4

Rio Negro & Anavilhanas National Park

AM: As dawn breaks, we explore the river's edge in our canoes where we often find fruit-eating birds such as parrots and toucans. After breakfast, we go for a jungle walk, during which we discover many surprising fragrances in leaves, fruits, woods, and animals.

PM: Around midday, we return and we may go for a swim, before lunch. In the afternoon we navigate through the Anavilhanas National Park, one of the world`s largest freshwater archipelagos, a labyrinth of waterways. In the late afternoon, we embark on the canoes and learn more about this wonderful nature reserve.

Clipper Premium's 4-Day Itinerary Day Two - Parrot Sighting.
Location
Amazon River
Day
2 / 4

Indigenous Village & Amazon River

AM: Early this morning we spend a little time fishing for piranhas and other fish. After breakfast, we visit an indigenous community, where we learn about the preparation of manioc flour and the health and education situation of the children. Along the way, we find many typical Amazonian fruits such as Cupuaçu and Tapereba, palm trees such as Açaí, Tucumã, and Pupunha.

PM: After lunch, we land at one of the white sandy beaches to swim in the dark water and enjoy the Pink River Dolphins. Exploring by canoe and scouting for wildlife in the late afternoon. On the way towards the Amazon River, dinner will be served.

Clipper Premium's 4-Day Itinerary Day Three - Sailing through the jungle.
Location
Amazon River
Day
3 / 4

Disembarkation

AM: Early this morning we explore Lago Janauari Ecological Park, a 9,000-acre reserve that is an excellent place to observe wildlife and a chance to see the famous Victoria Regia giant water lilies. During breakfast, we sail to the Meeting of the Waters, the confluence of two of the world's largest rivers, the Amazon and the Negro, notable for the clear difference in colors of each river, which take many miles to mix.

We then return to the Tropical Hotel pier, enjoying fine views of Manaus' waterfront on the way. We arrive at 11:30, where your incredible Amazon cruise ends.

Clipper Premium's 4-Day Itinerary Day Four - Meeting of the Waters.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
4 / 4
1 / 4

6 Day - Amazon & Negro River

itinerary map

Embarkation

PM: Embarkation of the Amazon Clipper Premium takes place at the luxurious Tropical Hotel, which has its pier, at 14:00. Once onboard and settled into your top-class cabin, the Amazon Clipper Premium sets sail towards the Amazon River. Now is the time to enjoy a welcome drink, and briefing about the itinerary and facilities.

After a snack, we meet in the leisure room for lectures about Amazonia, where we get an introduction to Amazon conservation and ecology. Before dinner, you may like to try a caipirinha, a sugary cocktail that is the national drink of Brazil. After dinner, we explore the river's edge with powerful searchlights to spot caiman, night-hawks, snakes, toro-rats, sloths, and frogs.

Clipper Premium's 6-Day Itinerary Day One - Embarkation.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
1 / 6

Janauaca Lake

AM: We wake up at Janauaca Lake and make a dawn exploration by canoe of the rainforest as it too wakes up, keeping our eyes open for jungle birds and Pink River Dolphins. We return to the Amazon Clipper Premium for breakfast, which is then followed by a walk in the forest and a visit to the inhabitants of the lake area who live from manioc plantations, fishing, harvesting diverse fruit trees, including Brazil nuts, rubber tapping, logging, and other extractive products.

PM: We go fishing for piranha in the late afternoon. Despite their fearsome reputation, they are surprisingly easy and fun to catch so it is not only for passionate anglers! At the same time, there are great chances to see Hoatzins and large flocks of egrets. After dinner, we explore the forest in our canoes to observe nocturnal animals and admire the millions of stars of the southern hemisphere constellations.

Clipper Premium's 6-Day Itinerary Day Two - Skiff Exploration.
Location
Amazon River
Day
2 / 6

Lago Janauari, Manaus & Rio Negro

AM: Early this morning we explore Lago Janauari Ecological Park, a 9,000-acre reserve of flooded forest which is an excellent place to observe wildlife and a chance to see the famous Victoria Regia giant water lilies.

PM: Once back on the boat, we sail past Manaus enjoying fine views of the waterfront - with its floating docks, market, Old Customs House, and Opera House - on our way up the Rio Negro.After dinner, once again we have the option to explore smaller creeks in our canoes and listen to the sounds of nocturnal animals with the possibility of observing birds, frogs, snakes, and caimans.

Clipper Premium's 6-Day Itinerary Day Three - Giant Victoria Water Lily.
Location
Amazon River - Manaus
Day
3 / 6

Rio Negro & Anavilhanas National Park

AM: As dawn breaks, we explore the river's edge in our canoes where we often find fruit-eating birds such as parrots and toucans. After breakfast, we go for a jungle walk, during which we discover many surprising fragrances in leaves, fruits, woods, and animals.

PM: Around midday, we return and we may go for a swim, before lunch. In the afternoon we navigate through the Anavilhanas National Park, one of the world`s largest freshwater archipelagos, a labyrinth of waterways. In the late afternoon, we embark on the canoes and learn more about this wonderful nature reserve.

Clipper Premium's 6-Day Itinerary Day Four - Canoe Ride.
Location
Amazon River
Day
4 / 6

Indigenous Village & Amazon River

AM: Early this morning we spend a little time fishing for piranhas and other fish. After breakfast, we visit an indigenous community, where we learn about the preparation of manioc flour and the health and education situation of the children. Along the way, we find many typical Amazonian fruits such as Cupuaçu and Tapereba, palm trees such as Açaí, Tucumã, and Pupunha.

PM: After lunch, we land at one of the white sandy beaches to swim in the dark water and enjoy the Pink River Dolphins. Exploring by canoe and scouting for wildlife in the late afternoon. On the way towards the Amazon River, dinner will be served.

Clipper Premium's 6-Day Itinerary Day Five - Looking for wildlife.
Location
Amazon River
Day
5 / 6

Disembarkation

AM: Early this morning we explore Lago Janauari Ecological Park, a 9,000-acre reserve that is an excellent place to observe wildlife and a chance to see the famous Victoria Regia giant water lilies. During breakfast, we sail to the Meeting of the Waters, the confluence of two of the world's largest rivers, the Amazon and the Negro, notable for the clear difference in colors of each river, which take many miles to mix.

We then return to the Tropical Hotel pier, enjoying fine views of Manaus' waterfront on the way. We arrive at 11:30, where your incredible Amazon cruise ends.

Clipper Premium's 6-Day Itinerary Day Six - Disembarkation.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
6 / 6
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Accommodations

Social Areas

Dining Room
Dining
Jacuzzi
Leisure Deck
Lounge
Observation Deck
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
Viewing Deck
Dining Room
Dining room table
Sun deck wit a sun bed and jacuzzi
Leisure Deck
Indoor Lounge
Sunset seen from the deck
Sun Deck
People observing the river
The deck

Suites & Cabins

Clipper Premium's Standard Cabin - Twin.

Standard Cabin

Guests
2
Size
14-16 m² / 150-172 ft²
Beds
Double / Twin / Triple

These beautifully designed cabins come with river-facing windows, bottled water, and spare blankets for extra warmth. They also feature private bathrooms equipped with hot water, clean and comfortable towels, and other amenities like soap, shampoo, and body wash.

Clipper Premium's Balcony Cabin. Clipper Premium's Balcony Cabin - Double.

Balcony Cabin

Guests
2
Size
14-16 m² / 150-172 ft²
Beds
Double / Twin / Triple

These cabins offer guests a majestic view of the Amazon river via private balconies. They are interconnected, making them ideal for traveling families/friends. The private ensuite facilities have clean and comfortable towels, hot water, and basic amenities to ensure guests enjoy a refreshing hot shower.

Technical Information

Deck Plan

Deck plan

Features

  • Connecting cabins
  • Cabins with balconies
  • Air conditioning
  • Pool / Jacuzzi
  • Lecture room
  • Kosher Meals

Equipment

  • Satellite phone
  • Diving platform
  • Kayaks / Canoes
  • Fishing equipment
** Use of certain equipment at additional cost, ask for details