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Lo Peix

An authentic riverboat for wild escapes away from the crowds with a charismatic Catalan captain.

Overview

Captain Jordi launched the Lo Peix in 2005 and named the ship after the Catalan words for ‘the fish.’ Today, the crew dedicates themselves to providing adventure cruises that transport travelers away from heavily-trafficked tourist centers and into authentic, wild areas of the Amazon.

Life Aboard The Lo Peix

During your Lo Peix cruise from Manaus, you will sail on a traditional wooden boat with four cabins. For up to 10 passengers, life aboard the Lo Peix is all about enjoying simple pleasures. In the dining hall, regional recipes of Brazilian and Amazonian cuisine are served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

The traditional wooden boat also features several hammocks, perfect for an afternoon nap or reading a book while listening to birds and monkeys. After a long day of hiking and exploring the rainforest, cool off under the outdoor shower. For those traveling in a larger group, its sister ship the Acqua Amazon has a higher capacity and an equally alluring charm.

Excursions From Your Lo Peix Amazon Cruise

The Lo Peix offers seven different routes, a few of which are available by private charter only. Three-day cruises are ideal for those short on time or who wish to combine a cruise with land-based trips throughout Brazil. Longer cruises of five to seven days allow travelers to experience the uncharted waterways deep in the Amazon.

Each route offers opportunities for customization and optional excursions. No matter which itinerary you select, you will be accompanied by a naturist guide with expert-level knowledge of the region. In fact, Captain Jordi specializes in ichthyology – the study of fish and aquatic ecosystems.

Depending on the itinerary you choose, you may be able to enjoy once-in-a-lifetime activities, such as camping overnight in the rainforest, climbing giant trees, swimming with pink dolphins. It is even possible to take a short flight on a floatplane. Nocturnal canoe rides in search of caimans or to stargaze and listen to the jungle sounds are a favorite of many travelers and are available on most routes.

Another draw for many passengers is the chance to witness the ‘Meeting of the Waters’ near Manaus. At the spot where the dark River Negro and the tan River Solimões become one waterway, the waters resist blending. Several Lo Peix cruises sail through this area, making it possible to tick the experience off your bucket list.

Environmentally Friendly Cruises For An Immersive Experience

Lo Peix is proud to be one of the region’s greenest boats, and the crew is passionate about protecting and preserving the Amazonian ecosystem. While on the move, Lo Peix Amazon cruises emit little pollution due to efficient fuel consumption. At night and while at rest, the ship is powered by solar panels.

In addition to improving sustainability, the lack of engine noise and generators allows you a peaceful night’s sleep. Even better, the total silence invites you to immerse yourself in the experience by listening to the wildlife and sounds of the jungle. For those looking for a cruise that embraces the casual, low-key lifestyle of the Amazon, the crew of the Lo Peix looks forward to welcoming you aboard.

Itineraries & Prices

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3-Day
3-Day
5-Day
5-Day
5-Day
7-Day

3 Day / 2 Night - Anavilhanas Cruise

itinerary map

Embarkation

AM: Wednesday, at 10 am at Marina do Davi (near the Tropical Hotel), a car or speedboat will take you to Açutuba Beach, where the boat will be waiting to begin our excursion towards Acajatuba Lake.

Depending on the water level, it is possible to bathe on the beach or in a small houseboat and, if you wish, we can visit the pink dolphin and even swim with this amazing species that live free by the rivers of the Amazon. Then we will go to Ariaú River, where the film Anaconda was recorded, a natural habitat for wild animals such as birds and monkeys, and ancestral trees such as the giant Samaúma.

PM: Our next destination is the National Park of the Anavilhanas Archipelago. Area of 350,000 hectares with more than 650 groups of islands. Tourists are surprised by the unique beauty of this place. Moreover, the trip becomes very comfortable due to the absence of mosquitoes, which do not proliferate in the acid and dark waters of these rivers. At night, you can go out to focus on alligators and admire the sky constellations of the southern hemisphere.

Lo Peix 3-Day Anavilhanas Cruise Itinerary Day One - Embarkation.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
1 / 3

Tucumã Lake & Mucuras River

AM: Let's start the day with a walk in the forest, near Lake Tucumã, to observe the flora and fauna of the Negro River region. In the course of the trail, we will arrive at a stream with a small waterfall. A charming place where you can take a bath and cool off in those delicious waters. In the end, we will return to the boat and head towards the Mucuras River.

PM: Depending on the water level, it is possible to stop and bathe on the white sandy beaches that appear in the dry season in the Anavilhanas archipelago. Arriving in the Mucuras River, we will do a canoe trip, to observe the fauna and flora of the magical igapó. This immense igapó (flooded forest), unites the basins of the Mucuras and Cuieras River. The place is little frequented, being the scene of some local legends and also the habitat of the feared electric eel.

Let us observe wild animals from land and air, like some very beautiful birds, toucans, and macaws. At night, we can continue the canoe trip to hear the sounds of nature.

Lo Peix 3-Day Anavilhanas Cruise Itinerary Day Two - Beach Swimming.
Location
Amazon River
Day
2 / 3

Disembarkation

AM: Early morning to contemplate the sunrise. The experience of seeing the day brightening, within the Amazon forests, is a unique sensation of peace.

We will start the navigation back to Manaus. Depending on the level of the water, we can make a stop to take a bath on some beach or in the Arara waterfall. We arrive in Manaus on Friday, around 1 p.m.

Lo Peix 3-Day Anavilhanas Cruise Itinerary Day Three - Disembarkation.
Location
Amazon River - Manaus
Day
3 / 3
1 / 3

3 Day / 2 Night - Amazonas & Negro River

itinerary map

Embarkation

AM: Monday, boarding at 10 am at Marina do Davi (near Tropical Hotel). Everybody aboard, we will make a brief meeting to explain the safety procedures, navigation, and routes for the next few days. After delivery of the cabins, we will embark on a speedboat that will take us to the first tour of the day.

We begin to sail to the East, where we can see the coastal area of Manaus, the Ponta Negra beach, the dome of the Amazonas Theater, favelas, the Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market, and the colossal engineering work of the Floating Port to name a few. We continue sailing through the Rio Negro up to the ecological reserve Lake Janauari, place of the floating houses. Lunch will be on a floating restaurant, where you can enjoy the Amazonian cuisine at its best. 

PM: After lunch, we will walk along a suspended walkway, from where it is possible to play with wild monkeys and observe various other species of animals and plants, including Victoria Amazonia, the famous Vitória-régia.

The climax of the day is yet to come. It is when we follow the spectacular natural phenomenon, unique in the world, the Meeting of Waters. Along many miles, two rivers, Negro and Solimões, run side by side without blending. What a spectacle! But the day is not over yet, and we will still visit a floating house where there is a fish farming of giants Pirarucu, an Amazonian iconic fish. Back on board, we will sail on Rio Negro heading West, while watching the sunset. At dusk, we will be arriving inside Rio Negro Sustainable Development Reserve, the gateway to Anavilhanas Archipelago. At the beach of Palmeiral land reserve, we'll settle down for the night.

Lo Peix 3-Day Cruise Itinerary Day One - Embarkation.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
1 / 3

Palmeiral Reserve, Tucano Village & Ariaú River

AM: The first activity of the second day is an adventure on land. The walk in the forest at the Palmeiral site is an excellent opportunity to meet, up close, the life inside the Amazon jungle. We will enter the forest, learn about plants and large trees that live there, as well as insects and exotic animals. You'll see the Rubber Tree, from which is extracted the latex, the rubber; a product that was responsible for much of the economic and social development of Brazil, during the rubber boom. While walking through the forest, accompanied by an experienced forest guide, we will also be presented with some survival and orientation techniques.

PM: Our next stop is at Aldeia Tucano, where you will meet an indigenous tribe native to the region and learn more about their customs and rituals. To feel the Amazonian greetings, the Pajé, chief of the tribe, will welcome us with a presentation, to the sound of tribal flutes and dances, with the participation of the Indians men and women of the tribe. After the warm reception, let's refresh at Acajatuba lake, and if programmed, maybe swim with the Pink Dolphin. These friendly dolphins live freely in the wild but are familiar with human presence, approaching when we offer them fish.

The tour continues towards the Ariaú River, where the movie Anaconda was shot. In this area, it is common to observe animals such as monkeys, sloths, birds, as well as the giant tree Samauma. At night, a motorboat trip can be made, focusing with a lantern in search of animals like hunting eagles, herons, gypsy-birds, alligators, among others.

Lo Peix 3-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Two - Exploring the jungle.
Location
Amazon River
Day
2 / 3

Disembarkation

AM: Dawn of the day on the Ariaú River, enjoying the beauty and the aspect of nature at dawn. During this period, it is possible to observe some species of animals that are more active at the beginning of the day.

We leave for a ride on a motorboat to observe the typical fauna and flora. Among some common animals to watch are the monkeys, the sloth, parrots, herons, fisher birds, gypsy birds, among others. By this river, we can also get an astonishing view of the giant tree Samaúma, the biggest tree in the Amazon rainforest.

We will return to the boat to pack the bags. A speedboat will take us to the beach of Açutuba, where a car will be waiting for the transfer to Manaus. We arrive in Manaus on Wednesday, around 12:30 p.m.

Lo Peix 3-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Three - Disembarkation.
Location
Amazon River - Manaus
Day
3 / 3
1 / 3

5 Day / 4 Night - Anavilhanas, Amazonas & Negro Rivers

itinerary map

Embarkation

AM: All aboard, we will make a brief meeting to explain the navigation procedures, as well as the itinerary to come. We begin to sail to the East, where we can see the coastal area of Manaus, the beach of Ponta Negra, the dome of the Amazonas Theater, the favelas, the Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market, the colossal engineering work of the Floating Port, and more. We continue sailing through the Rio Negro and continue to the ecological reserve of Lake Janauari, where there are floating houses. 

PM: Lunch will be at a floating restaurant, where you can enjoy Amazonian cuisine and local handicrafts. After lunch, we will walk along a suspended walkway, from where it is possible to play with the wild monkeys and observe various other species of animals and plants, including Victoria Amazonica, the famous Victoria Regis. The climax of the day is still to come. It is when we follow the spectacular natural phenomenon, unique in the world, the Meeting of the Waters. Miles of waters of two rivers, Negro and Solimões, running side by side without mingling. A real natural spectacle! But the day is not over yet, and we will still visit a floating house where there is a creation of the Giant Pirarucu, an icon fish of the Amazon. Back on board, we will go up the Rio Negro towards the West, watching the setting sun. At dusk, we will arrive at the Reserve Palmeiral, the gateway to the National Park of the Anavilhanas Archipelago. There, we'll settle down for the night.

Lo Peix 5-Day Cruise Itinerary Day One - Giant Water Lily.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
1 / 5

Reserve Palmeiral, Tucano Village & Ariaú River

AM: The first activity of the second day is an adventure on land. The walk in the forest at the Palmeiral site is an excellent opportunity to get to know up close the life that exists inside the Amazon forest. We will enter the forest, learn about the species of plants and large trees that live there, as well as insects and special animals of that forest. We will discover the Rubber Tree, from which latex and rubber are extracted. This product is responsible for much of the economic and social development of Brazil during the rubber boom. While walking through the forest, accompanied by an experienced forest guide, you will also be presented with some survival techniques for the jungle. 

PM: Our next stop is Aldeia Tucano, where you will meet an indigenous tribe native to the region and learn more about their customs and rituals. To feel the Amazonian welcome, the Pajé, chief of the tribe, will welcome us with a presentation to the sound of tribal flutes and dances with the participation of the Indians men and women of the tribe. After the warm reception, to refresh ourselves, we can go to Lake Acajatuba to take a shower with the Pink Dolphin. These friendly dolphins live in freedom in nature and are familiar with human presence, approaching when they offer them fish. The tour continues towards the Ariaú River, where the film Anaconda was recorded. In this area, it is common to observe animals such as spider monkeys, sloths, fisher-birds, parrots, among others. In case of night, a motorboat trip can be made, focusing with a lantern in search of animals like hunting eagles, herons, gypsy-birds, alligators, among others.

Lo Peix 5-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Two - Indigenous Tribe Visit.
Location
Amazon River
Day
2 / 5

Ariaú River & Tucumã Lake

AM: Dawn of the day on the Ariaú River, enjoying the beauty and the aspect of nature at dawn. During this period, it is possible to observe some species of animals that are more active at the beginning of the day. We leave for a ride on a motorboat to observe the typical fauna and flora. Among some common animals to watch are the monkeys, the sloth, the monkeys, parrots, herons, fishermen, gypsies, among others. On the banks of this river, one can also enjoy the view of the largest tree in the forest, the giant Samaúma.

PM: We continue towards the National Park of the Anavilhanas Archipelago, an area of 350,000 hectares with more than 650 groups of islands. In the dry season, it is possible to enjoy groups of islands. In the dry season, it is possible to enjoy the white sandy beaches and cool off here. Before the end of the day, we will still explore the archipelago region in the motorboat.

Lo Peix 5-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Three - River Exploration at Sunset.
Location
Amazon River
Day
3 / 5

Tucumã Lake & Mucuras River

AM: Let's start the day with a walk in the forest, near Lake Tucumã, to observe the flora and fauna of the Negro River region. In the course of the trail, we will arrive at a stream with a small waterfall. A charming place where you can take a bath and cool off in those delicious waters. In the end, we will return to the boat and head towards the Mucuras River. Depending on the water level, it is possible to stop and bathe on the white sandy beaches that appear in the dry season in the Anavilhanas archipelago.

PM: Arriving in the Mucuras River, we will do a canoe trip, to observe the fauna and flora of the magical igapó. This immense igapó (flooded forest), unites the basins of the Mucuras and Cuieras River. The place is little frequented, being the scene of some local legends and also the habitat of the feared electric eel. Let us observe wild animals from land and air, like some very beautiful birds, toucans, and macaws. At night, we can continue the canoe trip to hear the sounds of nature.

Lo Peix 5-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Four - Flooded Forest Exploration.
Location
Amazon River
Day
4 / 5

Disembarkation

AM: Early morning to enjoy the sunrise. The experience of seeing the day brightening, within the Amazon Rainforest, is a unique sensation of peace. We will start the navigation back to Manaus. Depending on the level of the water, we can make a stop to take a bath on some beach or in the Arara waterfall.

We will return to the boat to collect the bags. A speedboat will take us to the land, where a car will be waiting for the transfer to Manaus.

Lo Peix 5-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Five - Disembarkation.
Location
Amazon River - Manaus
Day
5 / 5
1 / 5

5 Day / 4 Night - Golden Waterfall

itinerary map

Embarkation

AM: All aboard, we will make a brief meeting to explain the navigation procedures, as well as the itinerary to come. We begin to sail to the East, where we can see the coastal area of Manaus, the beach of Ponta Negra, the dome of the Amazonas Theater, the favelas, the Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market, the colossal engineering work of the Floating Port, and more. We continue sailing through the Rio Negro and continue to the ecological reserve of Lake Janauari, where there are floating houses. 

PM: Lunch will be at a floating restaurant, where you can enjoy Amazonian cuisine and local handicrafts. After lunch, we will walk along a suspended walkway, from where it is possible to play with the wild monkeys and observe various other species of animals and plants, including Victoria Amazonica, the famous Victoria Regis. The climax of the day is still to come. It is when we follow the spectacular natural phenomenon, unique in the world, the Meeting of the Waters. Miles of waters of two rivers, Negro and Solimões, running side by side without mingling. A real natural spectacle! But the day is not over yet, and we will still visit a floating house where there is a creation of the Giant Pirarucu, an icon fish of the Amazon. Back on board, we will go up the Rio Negro towards the West, watching the setting sun. At dusk, we will arrive at the Reserve Palmeiral, the gateway to the National Park of the Anavilhanas Archipelago. There, we'll settle down for the night.

Lo Peix 5-Day Golden Waterfall Cruise Itinerary Day One - Embarkation.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
1 / 5

Tucano Village, Cuieras River & Tucumã Lake

AM: The first activity of the second day is an adventure on land. The trekking in the forest with the Tucanos Indians is an excellent opportunity to get to know up close the life that exists inside the Amazon rainforest. We will enter the forest, learn about the species of plants and large trees that live there, as well as insects and special animals of that forest. We will learn techniques of hunting and survival directly from these Indians. Afterward, we'll join a presentation inside the Maloca, where the tribe, led by the Pajé, will show us their rituals.

PM: We leave from there navigating through the Archipelago of Anavilhanas, entering the Cuieras river until the Tucumã lake. A place seldom frequented by tourists, where other ethnic groups can be found - Kambebas, Tukanos, and Barés. The adventure continues when we enter the igapós, known by the people as 'enchanted forest', where rare fish and exotic birds inhabit - piranhas, toucans, parrots, parrots, owls, and more. Continuing on the Tucumã lake, we take an electric canoe ride to observe the fauna, and learn some fishing techniques used by the locals. At night, we sail silently to hear the sounds of nature.

Lo Peix 5-Day Golden Waterfall Cruise Itinerary Day Two - The Enchanted Forest.
Location
Amazon River
Day
2 / 5

Golden Waterfall

AM: We rise at the dawn of the day to eat well - a real Amazon breakfast on the boat. With everything we've learned so far, we're ready to start the adventure! After breakfast, we will prepare the material for the camp. Yes, let's spend the day out!

PM: The adventure begins with a motorboat sailing on the Cuieras and Igarapé da Cachoeira rivers. When we arrive at Cachoeira Ourada (Golden Waterfall), we will refresh ourselves by bathing in its golden waters. We will camp and prepare a fire to bake lunch (meat or chicken with cassava flour and regional ingredients). Depending on the water level, we can take a walk to a second waterfall. Then we returned to the camp and sail at dusk. For dinner, we can fish piranhas, tucunarés, and regional fish (optional).

Lo Peix 5-Day Golden Waterfall Cruise Itinerary Day Three - Golden Waterfall.
Location
Amazon River
Day
3 / 5

Terra Preta & Ariaú River

AM: We start the fourth day with a visit to Terra Preta, where there is an indigenous village. There we found handicrafts made by Indians themselves - baskets, necklaces, wooden plates, bows, and arrows. Our next destination will be the river Ariaú. On the way, during navigation, we can bathe on beaches of white sands, typical of the Negro River and Anavilhanas Islands.

PM: At dusk, we will reach the Ariaú river, well known for being the filming location of the movie 'Anaconda'. At night, a canoe ride gives us the experience of listening and observing the nocturnal animals of that ecosystem. The union between the Solimões and Negro Rivers makes the Ariaú River a mixed environment, with fauna and flora of both environments. It is common to find alligators in this river.

Lo Peix 5-Day Golden Waterfall Cruise Itinerary Day Four - Indigenous Village Visit.
Location
Amazon River
Day
4 / 5

Disembarkation

AM: Dawn of the day on the Ariaú River, enjoying the beauty and the aspect of nature at dawn. During this period, it is possible to observe some species of animals that are more active at the beginning of the day. We leave for a ride on a motorboat to observe the typical fauna and flora. Among some common animals to watch are the monkeys, the sloth, the monkeys, parrots, herons, fishermen, gypsies, among others. On the banks of this river, one can also enjoy the view of the largest tree in the forest, the giant Samaúma.

We will return to the boat to collect the bags. A speedboat will take us to the beach of Açutuba, where a car will be waiting for the transfer to Manaus.We will sail back to Manaus, but if you want, you can swim with the pink dolphins in a houseboat, where they come for fish bait and also to play with tourists.

Lo Peix 5-Day Golden Waterfall Cruise Itinerary Day Five - Cruise Disembarkation.
Location
Amazon River - Manaus
Day
5 / 5
1 / 5

5 Day / 4 Night - Indian Madada Caves

itinerary map

Embarkation

AM: All aboard, we will make a brief meeting to explain the navigation procedures, as well as the itinerary to come. We begin to sail to the East, where we can see the coastal area of Manaus, the beach of Ponta Negra, the dome of the Amazonas Theater, the favelas, the Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market, the colossal engineering work of the Floating Port, and more. We continue sailing through the Rio Negro and continue to the ecological reserve of Lake Janauari, where there are floating houses. 

PM: Lunch will be at a floating restaurant, where you can enjoy Amazonian cuisine and local handicrafts. After lunch, we will walk along a suspended walkway, from where it is possible to play with the wild monkeys and observe various other species of animals and plants, including Victoria Amazonica, the famous Victoria Regis. The climax of the day is still to come. It is when we follow the spectacular natural phenomenon, unique in the world, the Meeting of the Waters. Miles of waters of two rivers, Negro and Solimões, running side by side without mingling. A real natural spectacle! But the day is not over yet, and we will still visit a floating house where there is a creation of the Giant Pirarucu, an icon fish of the Amazon. Back on board, we will go up the Rio Negro towards the West, watching the setting sun. At dusk, we will arrive at the Reserve Palmeiral, the gateway to the National Park of the Anavilhanas Archipelago. There, we'll settle down for the night.

Lo Peix 5-Day Madada Caves Cruise Itinerary Day One - Embarkation.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
1 / 5

Palmeiral Reserve & Anavilhanas National Park

AM: The first activity of the second day is an adventure on land. The walk in the forest at the Palmeiral site is an excellent opportunity to get to know up close the life that exists inside the Amazon forest. We will enter the forest, learn about the species of plants and large trees that live there, as well as insects and special animals of that forest. We will discover the Rubber Tree, from which latex and rubber are extracted. This product is responsible for much of the economic and social development of Brazil during the rubber boom. While walking through the forest, accompanied by an experienced forest guide, you will also be presented with some survival techniques for the jungle. 

PM: We continue towards the National Park of the Anavilhanas Archipelago, an area of 350,000 hectares with more than 650 groups of islands. In the dry season, it is possible to enjoy groups of islands. In the dry season, it is possible to enjoy the white sandy beaches and cool off here. Before the end of the day, we will still explore the archipelago region in the motorboat.

Lo Peix 5-Day Madada Caves Cruise Itinerary Day Two - Exploring the Amazon Rainforest.
Location
Amazon River
Day
2 / 5

Madadá Caves

AM: We continue sailing the boat through the labyrinth of islands of Anavilhanas. When we arrive at our destination, we will enter the woods for a walk that lasts about two hours. We will visit the Caves of Madada. A little known place, in the middle of the jungle, which can only be reached by boat, canoe and then on foot. The caves are a magical and unique place, and the surrounding forest has an air of mystery. There, tribal chiefs of the Indians hid during the Portuguese occupation. Let's enjoy this enchanted place enjoying its peculiar and mysterious fauna and flora. The caves serve as shelter for forest animals, bats, spiders, among others. We must be careful and careful during the whole walk, for sometimes one can observe traces of the excellent predator, the jaguar. When we return, we continue the navigation through the archipelago towards the Paraná do Boto and Três Bocas.

PM: In the afternoon, we can partake in non-predatory fishing of the fearsome piranhas. In the evening, a canoe trip to observe the nocturnal animals, especially the alligators.

Lo Peix 5-Day Madada Caves Cruise Itinerary Day Three - Visiting the caves.
Location
Amazon River
Day
3 / 5

Três Bocas & Ariaú River

AM: We start the fourth day with a visit to Terra Preta, where there is an indigenous village. There we found handicrafts made by Indians themselves - baskets, necklaces, wooden plates, bows, and arrows. Let's see how cassava is grown and watch the process of producing flour, tapioca, gum, and other derivatives. We will visit the Maloca (traditional straw house) of the Indians, where the Pajé of the tribe will welcome us with the presentation of a ritual with the participation of the tribe. Our next destination will be the Ariaú River. On the way, during navigation, we can bathe on beaches of white sands, typical of the Negro River and Anavilhanas Islands.

PM: At dusk, we will reach the Ariaú River, well known for being the filming location of the movie 'Anaconda'. At night, a canoe ride gives us the experience of listening and observing the nocturnal animals of that ecosystem. The union between the Solimões and Negro Rivers makes the Ariaú River a mixed environment, with fauna and flora of both environments. It is common to find alligators in this river.

Lo Peix 5-Day Madada Caves Cruise Itinerary Day Four - Relaxing Onboard.
Location
Amazon River
Day
4 / 5

Disembarkation

AM: Dawn of the day on the Ariaú River, enjoying the beauty and the aspect of nature at dawn. During this period, it is possible to observe some species of animals that are more active at the beginning of the day. We leave for a ride on a motorboat to observe the typical fauna and flora. Among some common animals to watch are the monkeys, the sloth, the monkeys, parrots, herons, fishermen, gypsies, among others. On the banks of this river, one can also enjoy the view of the largest tree in the forest, the giant Samaúma.

We will return to the boat to collect the bags. A speedboat will take us to the beach of Açutuba, where a car will be waiting for the transfer to Manaus.We will sail back to Manaus, but if you want, you can swim with the pink dolphins in a houseboat, where they come for fish bait and also to play with tourists.

Lo Peix 5-Day Madada Caves Cruise Itinerary Day Five - Guided Jungle Walk.
Location
Amazon River - Manaus
Day
5 / 5
1 / 5

7 Day / 6 Night - Heart of the Amazon

itinerary map

Embarkation

AM: All aboard, we will make a brief meeting to explain the navigation procedures, as well as the itinerary to come. We begin to sail to the East, where we can see the coastal area of Manaus, the beach of Ponta Negra, the dome of the Amazonas Theater, the favelas, the Adolpho Lisboa Municipal Market, the colossal engineering work of the Floating Port, and more. We continue sailing through the Rio Negro and continue to the ecological reserve of Lake Janauari, where there are floating houses. 

PM: Lunch will be at a floating restaurant, where you can enjoy Amazonian cuisine and local handicrafts. After lunch, we will walk along a suspended walkway, from where it is possible to play with the wild monkeys and observe various other species of animals and plants, including Victoria Amazonica, the famous Victoria Regis. The climax of the day is still to come. It is when we follow the spectacular natural phenomenon, unique in the world, the Meeting of the Waters. Miles of waters of two rivers, Negro and Solimões, running side by side without mingling. A real natural spectacle! But the day is not over yet, and we will still visit a floating house where there is a creation of the Giant Pirarucu, an icon fish of the Amazon. Back on board, we will go up the Rio Negro towards the West, watching the setting sun. At dusk, we will arrive at the Reserve Palmeiral, the gateway to the National Park of the Anavilhanas Archipelago. There, we'll settle down for the night.

Lo Peix 7-Day Cruise Itinerary Day One - Embarkation.
Location
Manaus - Amazon River
Day
1 / 7

Palmeiral Reserve & Anavilhanas National Park

AM: The first activity of the second day is an adventure on land. The walk in the forest at the Palmeiral site is an excellent opportunity to get to know up close the life that exists inside the Amazon forest. We will enter the forest, learn about the species of plants and large trees that live there, as well as insects and special animals of that forest. We will discover the Rubber Tree, from which latex and rubber are extracted. This product is responsible for much of the economic and social development of Brazil during the rubber boom. While walking through the forest, accompanied by an experienced forest guide, you will also be presented with some survival techniques for the jungle. 

PM: We continue towards the National Park of the Anavilhanas Archipelago, an area of 350,000 hectares with more than 650 groups of islands. In the dry season, it is possible to enjoy groups of islands. In the dry season, it is possible to enjoy the white sandy beaches and cool off here. Before the end of the day, we will still explore the archipelago region in the motorboat.

Lo Peix 7-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Two - Relaxing in the river.
Location
Amazon River
Day
2 / 7

Madadá Caves

AM: We continue sailing the boat through the labyrinth of islands of Anavilhanas. When we arrive at our destination, we will enter the woods for a walk that lasts about two hours. We will visit the Caves of Madada. A little known place, in the middle of the jungle, which can only be reached by boat, canoe and then on foot. The caves are a magical and unique place, and the surrounding forest has an air of mystery. There, tribal chiefs of the Indians hid during the Portuguese occupation. Let's enjoy this enchanted place enjoying its peculiar and mysterious fauna and flora. The caves serve as shelter for forest animals, bats, spiders, among others. We must be careful and careful during the whole walk, for sometimes one can observe traces of the excellent predator, the jaguar. When we return, we continue the navigation through the archipelago towards the Paraná do Boto and Três Bocas.

PM: In the afternoon, we can partake in non-predatory fishing of the fearsome piranhas. In the evening, a canoe trip to observe the nocturnal animals, especially the alligators.

Lo Peix 7-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Three - Jungle Exploration Boat Ride.
Location
Amazon River
Day
3 / 7

Jaú National Park

AM: Jaú National Park is the largest national park in Brazil. Currently, this ecological paradise is known as a model Conservation Unit in the Amazon. Here, human presence is minimal. Let us explore the tributaries and lakes within this which is one of the largest biological preservation areas in the world. We will enter the Jaú River, observing the animals of the region. It is common to find otters, pacas, alligators, snakes, fishermen, seagulls, among others. Passing through the Pretinho stream, a tributary with dark waters, it is possible to reach a small black waterfall (depending on the water level). When arriving at the rapids of the Carabinani River, it is possible to see the peculiar formations of an environment that resists periods of flood, known by the local people as an enchanted forest.

PM: We can still take a walk in the forest and at night, a canoe ride to observe the animals.

Lo Peix 7-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Four - Amazon at sunset.
Location
Amazon River
Day
4 / 7

Jaú River & Velho Airão

AM: We start the day sailing and observing the wildlife of Jaú National Park. With luck, it is possible to be surprised by otters, monkeys, and macaws. On this day we will visit the abandoned city of Velho Airão. An old city, built at the time of the rubber boom, but today, it houses only the ruins of that era. Here we can deepen our understanding of the rubber era since the village is one of the last remnants of the era. His only inhabitant tells us the history of that place, about the wealthy families who controlled the rubber trade, the exploitation, the slave labor, the search for wealth provided by the rubber tree latex, at that time called white gold.

PM: Following, we continue the navigation through the archipelago up to a place named Três Bocas (Three Mouths).

Lo Peix 7-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Five - Skiff rides on the river.
Location
Amazon River
Day
5 / 7

Três Bocas & Ariaú River

AM: We start the fourth day with a visit to Terra Preta, where there is an indigenous village. There we found handicrafts made by Indians themselves - baskets, necklaces, wooden plates, bows, and arrows. Let's see how cassava is grown and watch the process of producing flour, tapioca, gum, and other derivatives. We will visit the Maloca (traditional straw house) of the Indians, where the Pajé of the tribe will welcome us with the presentation of a ritual with the participation of the tribe. Our next destination will be the Ariaú River. On the way, during navigation, we can bathe on beaches of white sands, typical of the Negro River and Anavilhanas Islands.

PM: At dusk, we will reach the Ariaú River, well known for being the filming location of the movie 'Anaconda'. At night, a canoe ride gives us the experience of listening and observing the nocturnal animals of that ecosystem. The union between the Solimões and Negro Rivers makes the Ariaú River a mixed environment, with fauna and flora of both environments. It is common to find alligators in this river.

Lo Peix 7-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Six - Meeting Indigenous People.
Location
Amazon River
Day
6 / 7

Disembarkation

AM: Dawn of the day on the Ariaú River, enjoying the beauty and the aspect of nature at dawn. During this period, it is possible to observe some species of animals that are more active at the beginning of the day. We leave for a ride on a motorboat to observe the typical fauna and flora. Among some common animals to watch are the monkeys, the sloth, the monkeys, parrots, herons, fishermen, gypsies, among others. On the banks of this river, one can also enjoy the view of the largest tree in the forest, the giant Samaúma.

We will return to the boat to collect the bags. A speedboat will take us to the beach of Açutuba, where a car will be waiting for the transfer to Manaus.We will sail back to Manaus, but if you want, you can swim with the pink dolphins in a houseboat, where they come for fish bait and also to play with tourists.

Acqua 7-Day Cruise Itinerary Day Seven - Disembarkation.
Location
Amazon River - Manaus
Day
7 / 7
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Accommodations

Social Areas

Breakfast
Dining Room
Down Time
Library
Lounge
Meals
Observation Deck
Sun Deck
Breakfast buffet
Group at the table
People relaxing onboard
Young woman reading
Hammock
People at the table
Observation Deck with sun beds
Hammock on the deck

Suites & Cabins

Lo Peix's Standard Suite - Twin.

Standard Suite

Guests
3
Size
3.5-7 m² / 37-75 ft²
Beds
Twin Bunk + Single

This comfortable bunk Cabin features adequate shelving for guest items, a fan, a mirror, and a safe deposit box where guests can store their valuables. The rooms also feature shared bathroom facilities, but guests receive clean towels in their rooms.

Lo Peix's Matrimonial Suite.

Matrimonial Suite

Guests
3
Size
6.25 m² / 67 ft²
Beds
Double + Single

Located in the upper deck, both these cabins with the option to share come with a safety deposit box, adequate shelving, a mirror, a fan, and a window facing the river for guests to enjoy the scenery. The shared bathroom facilities come with clean towels.

Lo Peix's Matrimonial with Ensuite.

Matrimonial Ensuite

Guests
2
Size
7.5 m² / 81 ft²
Beds
Double + Single

This triple cabin features a window with river-facing views for you to get a feel of the tropical rainforest. Ensuite comes with ample storage, including a safe deposit box. The shared bathroom facilities are kept clean, and guests receive clean towels to use.

Technical Information

Deck Plan

Features

  • Kosher Meals

Equipment

  • Stand up paddleboard
  • Kayaks / Canoes
  • Fishing equipment
  • Yoga mats
** Use of certain equipment at additional cost, ask for details