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Seabourn 11 Day Cruise on Seabourn Quest, Seabourn from £3,499 pp  

Departure 07 April 2019 | Amazon & Caribbean Sunsets

Fares are cruise-only unless otherwise stated. Contact us to add flights and tailor-make your holiday.

Destinations

  • Manaus
  • Parintins
  • Santarem
  • Guajara
  • Devils Island
  • Charlottvile
  • Castries
  • Bridgetown

Amazon & Caribbean Sunsets

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Day by day itinerary

Day 1 to 2 — Manaus, Brazil
Manaus, Amazon river

Manaus, Amazon river

The largest city on the Amazon and the main port for export and import on the river. It is actually located on the Rio Negro a few miles from where it meets the Rio Solimoes to form the Amazon at the famous Meeting of the Waters. The Teatro Amazonas is an Italian Renaissance Opera House constructed of imported materials, which hosted world-famous artists at the height of the rubber boom.

Day 3 — Boca dos Botos
Day 3 — Parintins, Brazil

At this river town on the Amazon, there is a center that illustrates the history of mankind, both indigenous and immigrant, in the Amazonia region. For benefit of Seabourn guests, they create a special performance of the traditional Boi-Bumba Festival, their colorful carnival celebration.

Day 4 — Santarem, Brazil

Santarem is a busy port for the trade flowing up and down the Amazon between the Atlantic and the inland forests. The most famous site for visitors is the “Wedding of the Waters” where the clear, dark Tapajos River meets the muddy ochre Amazon. Due to their different densities, they flow alongside each other for quite some distance, between the same banks. Local boats specialize in taking visitors to the site. Local markets are fun to explore, and other excursions include visiting the smaller tributaries and forests, and fishing for the infamous piranha fish.

Day 5 — Guajara, Barzil
Day 6 — At Sea
Day 7 — Devils Island, French Guiana

Before they were a notorious penal colony, the Iles de Salut (Islands of Salvation) provided French colonists with a welcome escape from the fever-ridden jungles of the Guiana mainland. Lying ten miles off the coastline, and swept by treacherous ocean currents, the trio of small islands provided a perfect isolated location for incarcerating criminals without danger or expense, since the shark-infested sea and the trackless jungles ashore precluded any possibility of escape. All three islands, popularly known as Devil's Island, were used as a prison from 1852 to 1953. Your day is free to explore the prison ruins or search for signs of the surprisingly abundant wildlife.

Day 8 — At Sea
Day 9 — Charlottvile, Tobago
Day 10 — Castries, St Lucia

St. Lucia is the sort of island that travelers to the Caribbean dream about--a small, lush tropical gem that is still relatively unknown. The Atlantic Ocean kisses its eastern shore, while the beaches of the west coast owe their beauty to the calm Caribbean Sea. St. Lucia seems like an island plucked from the South Pacific and set down in the Caribbean. Its dramatic twin coastal peaks, the Pitons, soar 2,500 feet up from the sea, sheltering magnificent rain forests where wild orchids, giant ferns, and birds of paradise flourish. Brilliantly-plumed tropical birds abound, including endangered species like the indigenous St. Lucia parrot.

Day 11 — Bridgetown, Barbados
Coast of the Carribean Sea, Bridgetown, Barbados

Coast of the Carribean Sea, Bridgetown, Barbados

Barbados has retained many of the trappings of its British colonial heritage. Judges and barristers wear proper robes and wigs, police don helmets styled after London bobbies and cricket remains a national passion. Barbados also has all the sporting appeal of the rest of the Caribbean, with pristine beaches, powerful surf and crystal clear waters. Brightly colored homes and hibiscus flowers mingle with mahogany trees and English churches dating back to the 17th century.

Sailing on Seabourn Quest

Seabourn Quest, the newest ship to be added to the renowned Yachts of Seabourn luxury cruise fleet. Seabourn Quest is due to make it first voyage in Summer 2011.

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