IBEROSTAR GRAND AMAZON CRUISE NEGRO RIVER PROGRAM

Day1 - MANAUS
Arrive in Manaus and transfer to the Iberostar Grand Amazon. Sail on the Negro River towards the Jaraqui region, with a striking sunset at the upper deck and classical music. Captain’s welcome cocktail with presentation of the officers and crew and safety procedures drill. Welcome dinner in the Kuarup Restaurant. (D)
Day2 - AMAZON
Awake to a beautiful sunrise and breakfast at Jaraqui stream region. Trek through the Igarapés to observe palms and high trees used for house construction and as medicines by the local villagers. Return to the ship for lunch. Later, boat ride through the islands in Três Bocas region to see orchids, bromeliads, toucans and macaws. Dinner. Evening boat ride with a chance of seeing alligators. (B,L,D)
Day3 - AMAZON
Hiking trek or boat ride in the Trincheira stream region where lianas, palms and other large trees are located. Spot exotic flowers and fruits. Visit the pink dolphins in Novo Airão. Return to ship for lunch. Afternoon cruise to an indigenous community at Cuieiras river area to visit their school, medical center and homes, as well as their manioc flour and handicrafts production. (B,L,D)
Day 4 - AMAZON
Breakfast, followed by early-morning boat ride in the Ariaú river region for bird watching. Continue along the clear water streams and lakes of Praia Grande, with monkeys and sloths about. Piranha fishing is possible at Praia Grande. Lunch, then ride through channels and lakes around Tarumazinho region including stops for diving in the Negro river. Special farewell gala dinner. (B,L,D)
Day5 - AMAZON
Sunrise at Meeting of the Waters. After breakfast, disembark at port of Manaus. (B)