Amazon River Adventure
Braemar • M1803 • Prices from £999.00 (cruise only)
Meet Braemar in Barbados and cruise to Brazil for an endlessly rewarding Amazon River adventure. Explore lush rainforest; see incredible natural phenomena; sample traditional Amazonian culture; and enjoy some soothing Caribbean sunshine on one incredible 14-night holiday.
Sailing to Santarem first, experience the hustle and bustle of the busy Mercado Market; admire the fantastic exhibits at the Museu de Santarem; or even sunbathe on the beautiful beaches of the Alter do Chao district – considered the ‘Caribbean of the Amazon’. Don’t miss the remarkable ‘Meeting of the Waters’, where the Tapajós and Amazon rivers flow side-by-side without mixing – a sight you have to see to believe. In Parintins, sample the carnival atmosphere of Brazil’s second biggest festival, the Boi Bumba. The festival actually takes place in June, but you can enjoy a very special private performance of the Boi Bumba show, complete with traditional dance, toe-tapping music and vibrant costumes, at the Bumbodromo – a simply unmissable experience.
From marvellous Manaus you can delve into the depths of the Amazon Rainforest at dusk on an incredible riverboat tour. Few places in the world match the extensive fauna and flora found hidden within this magnificent eco-wonderland; and as you venture silently into the flooded forest you might be lucky enough to see elusive caiman. Stopping overnight in Manaus also allows you time to explore the modern city centre, where a range of fantastic shops and restaurants serving delicious local cuisine await. After almost of a week of Amazonian adventure you will then head back to the Caribbean, stopping in Scarborough, Tobago – home of the 18th century Fort King George – before returning to beautiful Bridgetown.
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Itinerary & Port Information
DateArriveDepartDestinationFebruary 2018Thu 01Late NightBridgetown, Barbados
Barbados has a balmy, tropical climate, making this very British Caribbean island a favourite with well-heeled tourists. Admire the impressive stalactites and stalagmites in Harrison’s Cave; sail the gorgeous azure waters in search of sea turtles; or simply relax on one of the many sandy beaches, soaking up the laid-back atmosphere.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Tue 06Early AMEarly AMMeeting of the Waters
Meeting of the Waters
Witness the remarkable Meeting of the Waters – where the different coloured waters of the Amazon and Tapajós Rivers meet without mixing – from the comfort of your ship.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Tue 06Early AMLate PMSantarém (Santarem)
The centre of Santarém is home to the Mercado Modelo – city market – filled with stores, boutiques and other shops. Don’t miss the Museu de Santarém, which has fantastic displays of local historical art, and the ‘wedding of the waters’ – the meeting of the Amazon and Tapajós rivers.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Wed 07Early AMEarly PMParintinsThu 08Early AMManausFri 09Late PMManausSat 10Late NightLate NightCruising Amazon River
Cruising Amazon River
Experience the thrill of cruising along the Amazon River – one of the world’s longest and most incredible waterways – with Fred. Olsen.Read more about this port and its shore tours >Wed 14Early PMLate PMScarborough, TobagoThu 15Early AMBridgetown, Barbados
Barbados has a balmy, tropical climate, making this very British Caribbean island a favourite with well-heeled tourists. Admire the impressive stalactites and stalagmites in Harrison’s Cave; sail the gorgeous azure waters in search of sea turtles; or simply relax on one of the many sandy beaches, soaking up the laid-back atmosphere.Read more about this port and its shore tours >
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Pricing / Rooms
Prices shown are updated once daily and are based on the lowest price available for each room type. Correct at 12:20 14/12/2017.
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Rest assured, all of the following comes as standard on every Fred. Olsen cruise:
- Comfortable rooms and suites with TV, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.
- Tempting cuisine every day throughout your cruise - with five-course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets and late-night snacks.
- Self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, morning coffee with biscuits, and afternoon sandwiches and cakes.
- Sandwiches and snacks in your room.
- All evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, dancing and live music.
- Captain's Drinks Party and Gala Buffet.
- On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and gym.
- A wide choice of on board activities and lectures throughout the day.
- All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance).
- Luggage porterage between your room and the drop-off/pick-up point.
- Flights, as confirmed as part of a fly-cruise holiday.
Cruise descriptions include optional, chargeable experiences that may be enjoyed independently and/or with optional Fred. Olsen Shore Tours.
On Our Ship
Elegant Braemar is the shortest of Fred. Olsen's four smaller, friendly ocean-going cruise ships, with dimensions perfect for cruising picturesque, size-restricted rivers and docking in the heart of fascinating towns and cities. Like the rest of the fleet, Braemar assumes the welcoming feel and intimacy of a country house hotel, and a sense of timeless style and elegance flows through the ship's comfortable bars and lounges, restaurants and spacious accommodation for up to 929 guests.
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