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Amazon River

#3,213 of 16,579 things to do in Brazil
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The world’s largest river is filled with mystery and adventure: churning rapids, giant waterlilies large enough to fit a child, alligator-like caimans, narrow tributaries that stretch for miles through the dense rainforest and an incredible variety...more
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

river was amazing and had a amazing nature and view , everyone should have to go there and visit this river, that was the best place i've ever seen in my life. Highly recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robertochileta
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

What could I tell you about this unforgettable experience? If you ever want to lose yourself in nature, get away from the city and get in touch with your internal animal, do not hesitate to undertake this wonderful journey. There are several companies on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gortazar
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We decided to take our chances and booked this cruise out of Manaus during the rainy season. We got lucky and had beautiful weather with a scattered downpours. The weather was cooler at this time and we never saw one mosquito! Apparently, they are not...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Angie H
Reviewed 10 September 2018

After many years of Aristotelian readings and interpretations (like MacIntyre in After Virtue), I read about another McIntyre, a photographer lost in the Amazon. I started to rethink the effectiveness in the light of Chinese thought: meditating on the growth of plants. Elena and I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank paolo_and_elena
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I traveled with Maia Expeditions and had the most amazing unforgettable time of my life. I swam with wild pink dolphins, fished for and ate piranhas. Slept in a hammock in the Amazon Rain Forest and grabbed live caymen out of the water with my...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 31 July 2018

What everyone has ever heard about the Amazon is true! The diversity of the Amazon and the adventure it provides are unchallenged on this Earth!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DimitrisGreece1974
Reviewed 25 July 2018

constant changing experience. peopl;e along river are very nice. rented boat for day. food was amazing and fresh caught.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jimjackie2014
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The ship was excellent: the accommodation, the food, the service.... The excursions were interesting but some lacked authenticity: the native village, the farm and the rubber museum felt like Potemkin villages. Overall, we got a very sterilized exposure to the Amazon, or the the Rio...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank WorldTravelerBert
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We took a 5 day cruise on the Tucano boat, sold to us via Rainforestcruises.com. This was an awesome experience that deserves 5 stars, but unfortunately it comes with a huge caveat - it's NOT 5 days at all. It's actually only a 2.5 day...More

Date of experience: October 2017
7  Thank 365d_AroundTheWorld
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We had a 4 day cruise on the Rio Negro on the Premium Clipper. This was very enjoyable. The boat was a good quality with a great room that had everything you wanted - it was very well thought out. Cleaning was excellent - the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank anonofbiggs
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Patricia H
24 November 2018|
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Response from Angie H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Patricia, We went on the same boat March 2018. I don't remember specifically what time we got on the boat but think it was mid-afternoon. We flew in from Rio the morning we left, caught a transfer to the boat and... More
Katherine D
29 August 2016|
Response from Aafia | Reviewed this property |
February is the start of the rainy season but I wouldn't let that deter me from visiting if February was my only option. It usually rains every day all year anyway and in February, you get to enjoy the Amazon Carnaval.