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Brazil & Amazon In-Depth - 6217A

Ship: Seabourn Quest  
Departure: Sunday, March 20, 2022
Nights: 36 nights
Departs: Buenos Aires
Returns: Miami
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
36
Nights
Days at Sea
11
Sea Days
Ports
21
Ports
Countries Visted
11
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Brazil & Amazon In-Depth - 6217A

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Sunday, March 20, 2022 Buenos Aires, Argentina Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, located on the eastern shore of the Rio de la Plata, on the SE coast of South America. The birthplace of the tango, the city is as bustling with energy as the dance itself. Stroll neighbourhoods with romantic restaurants, past its architecture and parks. The 20-lane main boulevard is the longest in the world, fashioned after the Champs-Élysées. Read more about Buenos Aires, Argentina

    2 Monday, March 21, 2022 Punta del Este, Uruguay 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Punta del Este, Uruguay

    Punta del Este, known as the St.Tropez of Uruguay, is an upscale vacation spot on the southern-most tip of the country, just an hour and a half by car from Montevideo. Today this area is known worldwide as a very scenic resort area with great shopping, a temperate climate, and kilometres of beautiful beaches. These include Mansa - or gentle beach - that faces the bay, and Playa Brava, a beach that faces the Atlantic and is home to the sculpted Dedos fingers - better known as ‘the Hand in the Sand’ - a well known city landmark. Punta del Este also offers superb food at luxury hotels and restaurants. Read more about Punta del Este, Uruguay

    3 Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Montevideo, Uruguay 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Montevideo, Uruguay

    Montevideo is the largest city, capital, and chief port of Uruguay. Situated on the River Plate (Silver River), it is also home to almost half of the nation's population, and subsequently is a modern metropolis, though with a fascinating historical old town dating back to colonial times. Described as a vibrant, eclectic place with a rich cultural life, it is the hub of commerce. The varied architecture reflects its history that ranges from colonial to Art Deco, all influenced by either Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French or British immigrants. Read more about Montevideo, Uruguay

    4 Wednesday, March 23, 2022 At Sea
    5 Thursday, March 24, 2022 At Sea
    6 Friday, March 25, 2022 Ilhabela, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Ilhabela, Brazil

    Ilhabela, meaning Beautiful Island, has always held itself slightly apart from the mainland of Brazil. Discovered in 1502, the island has served as an outpost against foreign navies, pirates, slavery and smugglers. What makes Ilhabela unique is its pristine beaches and untouched rainforest. Head to one of the beaches in the state park, like Praia dos Castelhanos, a long, wild, and completely undeveloped stretch of beach. Read more about Ilhabela, Brazil

    7 Saturday, March 26, 2022 Ilha Grande, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Ilha Grande, Brazil

    Ilha Grande - aka Big Island - is located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, and part of the municipality of Angra dos Reis. The island is largely undeveloped and noted for its scenic beauty, which includes tropical beaches, luxuriant vegetation and a rugged landscape. Ilha Grande is one of the most pristine remnants of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest, one of the richest ecosystems in the world, and a hotspot for biodiversity and conservation. The entire island is a protected area, with most of its territory included in Ilha Grande State Park, and the rest subject to stringent development restrictions. Read more about Ilha Grande, Brazil

    8 Sunday, March 27, 2022 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7:00 AM
    View of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro is a large Brazilian city situated on the South Atlantic Coast of South America. It is perhaps best known for its carnivals and the largest art deco statue in existence, the giant Christ the Redeemer Statue that is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. While there absorb the magnificent views and you will feel as though you are taking a walk in the clouds. If possible, just before sunset, take the cable car (made famous in the James Bond film Moonraker) to its top and see Rio’s breathtaking landscape light up before you. Read more about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    9 Monday, March 28, 2022 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6:00 PM
    View of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro is a large Brazilian city situated on the South Atlantic Coast of South America. It is perhaps best known for its carnivals and the largest art deco statue in existence, the giant Christ the Redeemer Statue that is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. While there absorb the magnificent views and you will feel as though you are taking a walk in the clouds. If possible, just before sunset, take the cable car (made famous in the James Bond film Moonraker) to its top and see Rio’s breathtaking landscape light up before you. Read more about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    10 Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Buzios, Brazil 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Buzios, Brazil

    Buzios in Brazil is situated 169 km NE of Rio de Janeiro, a small and sophisticated paradise that was popularised by legendary movie star Brigitte Bardot in the 1960s, and her statue still graces the main street. Today it is the haunt of the rich and famous of the world who flock to the city to enjoy the more than 20 stunning beaches in the vicinity. The peninsula is a sophisticated beach resort with a very active night life and fine restaurants. It also has good shopping and great ocean sports opportunities. Read more about Buzios, Brazil

    11 Wednesday, March 30, 2022 At Sea
    12 Thursday, March 31, 2022 At Sea
    13 Friday, April 1, 2022 Recife, Brazil 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Recife, Brazil

    Recife is one of the largest and most important cities on the NE coast of Brazil. This lively capital, originally founded by the Dutch, is brimming with a vibrant culture. The many rivers, small islands and over fifty bridges found in the city centre gives it the title of ‘Brazilian Venice’. This is an interesting historical town, which includes the oldest synagogue in the Americas, and some fine beaches. Read more about Recife, Brazil

    14 Saturday, April 2, 2022 Natal, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Natal, Brazil

    Natal is the capital and largest city of Rio Grande do Norte, a NE state in Brazil. Natal has several tourist attractions and is famous for: its natural beauty, such as the crystalline waters of Maracajau; its historical monuments and buildings, such as the Forte dos Reis Magos; the Alberto Maranhao Theatre; and the Newton Navarro bridge. Ponta Negra, Pipa and Genipabu are popular beaches. Visit the Natal Historic Centre that is comprised of the oldest neighborhoods of the city, which have characteristics of the first centuries of the history of Brazil, highlighting important aspects of Portuguese colonisation. Read more about Natal, Brazil

    15 Sunday, April 3, 2022 At Sea
    16 Monday, April 4, 2022 At Sea
    17 Tuesday, April 5, 2022 At Sea
    18 Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Indeed, its river water reaches 320 km out to sea and till this day ships anchor in the outflow to remove the salt water marine life, especially barnacles, attached to their hulls. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    19 Thursday, April 7, 2022 Santarem, Brazil 5:00 AM 11:59 PM
    View of Santarem, Brazil

    Santarem in Brazil, some 800 km up the Amazon, is located on the southern bank of the clear emerald blue waters of the Tapajos River, a tributary of the Amazon. Not far from here these waters encounter the muddy waters of the magnificent Amazon River. A natural phenomenon, the two rivers flow side by side and are known as the ‘meeting of the waters’. The city has a bustling harbour full of riverboats and ancient dugout canoes. Read more about Santarem, Brazil

    20 Friday, April 8, 2022 Amazon River, Brazil
    View of Amazon River, Brazil

    Arguably, no other place is more critical for human survival than the Amazon rainforest. The Amazon River, covering almost half of Brazil in South America, is the widest river in the world, the second longest, and plays a key role in global carbon cycles and climate. Due to its thousands of lengthy tributaries - 17 are over 600 km in length – it produces 20 percent of the world’s fresh river water. Indeed, its river water reaches 320 km out to sea and till this day ships anchor in the outflow to remove the salt water marine life, especially barnacles, attached to their hulls. Read more about Amazon River, Brazil

    21 Saturday, April 9, 2022 Manaus, Brazil 6:00 AM
    View of Manaus, Brazil

    Manaus is a main port on the banks of the Negro River 1450 km inland in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, and is the main transport hub for the entire upper Amazon Basin. It also attracts crowds of tourists who find a variety of land and boat trips into the jungle. Wildlife is plentiful, even within the city, and it is home to the Pied Tamarin, one of Brazil's most endangered primates. Tour boats take visitors to see the point where the black waters of the Rio Negro meet the Solimoes River's brown waters and then flow next to each other without mixing for nine kilometres. Read more about Manaus, Brazil

    22 Sunday, April 10, 2022 Manaus, Brazil
    View of Manaus, Brazil

    Manaus is a main port on the banks of the Negro River 1450 km inland in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, and is the main transport hub for the entire upper Amazon Basin. It also attracts crowds of tourists who find a variety of land and boat trips into the jungle. Wildlife is plentiful, even within the city, and it is home to the Pied Tamarin, one of Brazil's most endangered primates. Tour boats take visitors to see the point where the black waters of the Rio Negro meet the Solimoes River's brown waters and then flow next to each other without mixing for nine kilometres. Read more about Manaus, Brazil

    23 Monday, April 11, 2022 Manaus, Brazil 4:00 PM
    View of Manaus, Brazil

    Manaus is a main port on the banks of the Negro River 1450 km inland in the heart of the Amazon rain forest, and is the main transport hub for the entire upper Amazon Basin. It also attracts crowds of tourists who find a variety of land and boat trips into the jungle. Wildlife is plentiful, even within the city, and it is home to the Pied Tamarin, one of Brazil's most endangered primates. Tour boats take visitors to see the point where the black waters of the Rio Negro meet the Solimoes River's brown waters and then flow next to each other without mixing for nine kilometres. Read more about Manaus, Brazil

    24 Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Parintins, Brazil 7:30 AM 11:30 AM
    View of Parintins, Brazil

    Parintins is a major river port with a population of 114,000, situated on Tupinambarana Island amid the largest archipelago of the mid-Amazon. It is one of the most isolated medium-sized cities in the world, and is accessible only by air or boat. The community can trace its history back through two centuries and still proudly celebrates its traditional Indian culture. The town is famous for its annual ‘Boi Bumba Festival’, a fantasy derived by the mixture of Indian and European cultures that revolve around a bull, and is a very well-known world class event. Read more about Parintins, Brazil

    24 Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Parintins, Brazil 1:00 PM 6:00 PM
    View of Parintins, Brazil

    Parintins is a major river port with a population of 114,000, situated on Tupinambarana Island amid the largest archipelago of the mid-Amazon. It is one of the most isolated medium-sized cities in the world, and is accessible only by air or boat. The community can trace its history back through two centuries and still proudly celebrates its traditional Indian culture. The town is famous for its annual ‘Boi Bumba Festival’, a fantasy derived by the mixture of Indian and European cultures that revolve around a bull, and is a very well-known world class event. Read more about Parintins, Brazil

    25 Wednesday, April 13, 2022 Santarem, Brazil 6:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Santarem, Brazil

    Santarem in Brazil, some 800 km up the Amazon, is located on the southern bank of the clear emerald blue waters of the Tapajos River, a tributary of the Amazon. Not far from here these waters encounter the muddy waters of the magnificent Amazon River. A natural phenomenon, the two rivers flow side by side and are known as the ‘meeting of the waters’. The city has a bustling harbour full of riverboats and ancient dugout canoes. Read more about Santarem, Brazil

    26 Thursday, April 14, 2022 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain 6:00 AM 10:00 AM
    View of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    Santa Cruz de Tenerife (commonly known as Santa Cruz) is the capital the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands. The port is of great importance and is the communications hub between Europe, Africa, and the Americas, with cruise ships arriving from many nations. Not surprisingly, the city has a real cosmopolitan mix due to immigrants from Latin America, Africa and Western Europe. Santa Cruz is the second largest city of the European Union outside of Europe, and is also the capital of the island of Tenerife. Read more about Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    27 Friday, April 15, 2022 At Sea
    28 Saturday, April 16, 2022 Devil's Island, French Guiana 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Devil's Island, French Guiana

    Devil’s Island (14ha), along with Île Royale (28ha) and Saint-Joseph Island (20ha), form the Salvation’s Islands, lying 13km NE off the coast of French Guinana in the Atlantic Ocean. The islands were part of the penal colony of Cayenne from 1852 to 1953, that also included mainland sites. Most of the 80,000 prisoners never returned to metropolitan France, dying from tropical diseases and brutal conditions. Devil's island, Île du Diable, housed no more than 12 persons in moderate freedom due to the difficulty of escape. Read more about Devil's Island, French Guiana

    29 Sunday, April 17, 2022 At Sea
    30 Monday, April 18, 2022 Bridgetown, Barbados 10:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Bridgetown, Barbados

    The city of Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of the island country of Barbados, a major tourist destination in the West Indies. The city has numerous attractions, landmarks, monuments, museums, and art galleries of an international standard. It is also a starting point for visiting many other popular cities on the island. This historic city and its nearby Garrison are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, so be sure to take a virtual tour to explore the area. Read more about Bridgetown, Barbados

    31 Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Martinique, Martinique 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Martinique, Martinique

    Martinique is a Caribbean island that is an overseas department of France. It truly is a ‘little bit of France’, and visitors quickly become aware that very little English is spoken. On the other hand, it is intriguing in that it is one of the few islands where the lush countryside reflects the growth of sugar cane and bananas. The island also has contemporary appeal, as it offers elegant restaurants and chic boutiques in the Galleria shopping mall. Read more about Martinique, Martinique

    32 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

    Basse-Terre, on Basse-Terre Island, is the administrative capital of Guadeloupe, an overseas region of France located in the Lesser Antilles, Eastern Caribbean. It is filled with various historical landmarks and forts that date back to 1643, as well as several colonial buildings and monuments all around the city. It is connected to Grande-Terre by the Point de la Gabare Bridge that is built over Riviere Salee. Known for its many delightful beaches such as Malendure beach, the Centre Nautique de Basse-Terre and Marina de Rivière Sens, all offer great opportunities for a range of water activities. Read more about Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe

    33 Thursday, April 21, 2022 Cruz Bay (St. John), Virgin Islands (U.S.) 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Cruz Bay (St. John), Virgin Islands (U.S.)

    Cruz Bay (population 2700) is the main town on the island of St John, in the US Virgin Islands. The three main islands and many smaller ones that constitute US Virgin Islands are located in the Leeward Island of the Eastern Caribbean. Cruz Bay is linked to other islands in the region by ferries, and tourists frequent the bars, shops and restaurants overlooking the bay. The beach has soft white sand, a designated swimming area, and space for day boaters to anchor. Read more about Cruz Bay (St. John), Virgin Islands (U.S.)

    34 Friday, April 22, 2022 San Juan, Puerto Rico 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of San Juan, Puerto Rico

    San Juan, the capital and most populous city of Puerto Rico, is the oldest city on US territory. It is the Caribbean commercial hub, best known for its beautifully restored historic district of Old San Juan. It is situated on a rocky peninsula girded by thick walls jutting into the crashing Atlantic surf. With its 400 restored buildings from the 16th and 17th century Spanish colonial period, this area is steeped in history. Read more about San Juan, Puerto Rico

    35 Saturday, April 23, 2022 At Sea
    36 Sunday, April 24, 2022 At Sea
    37 Monday, April 25, 2022 Miami, USA 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Miami, USA

    Miami, located on the Atlantic coast at the southern tip of Florida, where outdoor sports are open all seasons and dress is casual, is a melting pot of cultures. Miami and Miami Beach are in effect two distinctly different cities, as Miami Beach is almost exclusively tourist orientated, while Miami is a cosmopolitan city with a distinctly Latin American flavour. Don’t miss the South Beach section where fashion designer Gianni Versace lived and died that is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in the world. Certainly the beaches have an international flair and attract tourists from around the world. Read more about Miami, USA

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