TOUR PACKAGE : Expedition to Iguassu Falls The Amazon


Tour Operator

Tonmoy Hasan

Tour Continent

South America

Tour Country

Brazil | Brazil

Package Id


Tour Start City

Iguassu Falls

Tour End City


Tour Style
Tour Quality
Tour Category
Tour Duration

8 Days


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Start Date End Date Duration Status
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 07, 2016 8 Old


Day 1 - Day 1 - Welcome to Iguassu Falls, Brazil

Upon arrival, you’ll be warmly greeted and escorted to the luxury Belmond Das Cataratas, the only hotel located inside Brazil’s Iguassu National Park. This evening, you can explore the well-maintained trails even after the Park has closed to other visitors!


Day 2 - Day 2 - Expertly guided sightseeing of Iguassu Falls

Extensive sightseeing with General Tours expert naturalist takes you to all the best vantage points on both the Argentine and Brazilian sides of Iguassu Falls! At the famed Devil’s Throat Cataract, the towering spray often acts like a prism, creating thousands of rainbows suspended in the air.  Meals B


Day 3 - Day 3 - From Iguassu to Manaus

Fly to Manaus. Upon arrival, you’ll be met and escorted to the Tropical Hotel. The balance of this day is free so you can relax and explore on your own in this bustling river port. Meals B


Day 4 - Day 4 - Embark the Motor Yacht Tucano

Embark the M/Y Tucano in mid-afternoon and begin your Amazon odyssey up the Rio Negro. Late afternoon finds your vessel navigating the vast Anavilhanas Archipelago. You might go for an excursion into the dense forests alive with squirrel monkeys and howler monkeys. This is also a great chance to see many brightly colored Amazon birds. Return to ship for hors d’oeuvres on the Observation Deck. After dinner, set out in the Tucano’s launches to search for nocturnal creatures like the crocodilian caiman. Meals B+D


Day 5 - Day 5 - Deeper into the Amazon

Join General Tours naturalists this morning to explore the jungles of the Anavilhanas Archipelago. Here you’ll find the Igapó, an unusual flooded eco-system of dense forests rising from the waters of the Rio Negro. Later, a hike through a high Amazon forest reveals a very different environment, home to its own unique flora and fauna. Meals B+L+D


Day 6 - Day 6 - The Western Shore of the Rio Negro

Today finds General Tours expedition vessel navigating the remote western bank of the Rio Negro. With General Tours expert naturalists, we’ll explore the region by launch and on guided forest walks. This evening, the M/Y Tucano heads downstream and, water levels permitting, will continue up a small tributary deep into the rainforest. After an exciting nocturnal safari, you can join fellow passengers for a refreshing Caipirinha and perhaps some Samba dancing on deck. Meals B+L+D


Day 7 - Day 7 - The Meeting of the Waters

Arise early this morning for a guided nature excursion as the rainforest’s inhabitants awake to begin another day. This is an ideal time to spot indigenous mammals and colorful birds. Return to the Tucano for a hearty breakfast before another morning activity with General Tours expert naturalists. Later this afternoon, General Tours vessel will navigate along the Encontra das Aguas, where the brown waters of the Amazon and the darker waters of the Rio Negro flow side by side for miles without mixing. Pink and grey river dolphins are often seen cavorting along this stark line of contrasting currents. As the sun sets and the jungle begins to darken, well return upstream and begin General Tours journey back to Manaus. Tonight’s farewell dinner is an opportunity to share reflections on this unforgettable adventure.  Meals B+L+D


Day 8 - Day 8 - Disembarkation, Manaus tour and departure

Step off ship in Manaus for a tour of this remote yet vibrant river port including the Amazon Theater, a lavish opera house built more than a century ago by wealthy rubber barons. Then transfer to the airport for your onward journey.  Meals B


Join Aboard M/Y Tucano
Built in the tradition of the steamboats that navigated the Amazon more than a century ago, the intimate M/Y Tucano is the perfect ship for deep exploration into the remote regions of the Amazon rainforest.