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Maguari Express

A 3-day to explore the essence of the Brazilian Amazon.
30 September, 2018 to 02 October, 2018 Make a booking request for Maguari Express, departing on 30 September, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Double/Twin £ 845 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
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Upper Deck Double/Twin £ 1035 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
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Lower Deck Single £ 1245 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
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Upper Deck Single £ 1529 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
14 October, 2018 to 16 October, 2018 Make a booking request for Maguari Express, departing on 14 October, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Double/Twin £ 845 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Double/Twin £ 1035 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
Lower Deck Single £ 1245 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Single £ 1529 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
28 October, 2018 to 30 October, 2018 Make a booking request for Maguari Express, departing on 28 October, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Double/Twin £ 845 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Double/Twin £ 1035 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
Lower Deck Single £ 1245 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Single £ 1529 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
04 November, 2018 to 06 November, 2018 Make a booking request for Maguari Express, departing on 04 November, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Double/Twin £ 845 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Double/Twin £ 1035 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
Lower Deck Single £ 1245 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Single £ 1529 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
18 November, 2018 to 20 November, 2018 Make a booking request for Maguari Express, departing on 18 November, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Double/Twin £ 845 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Double/Twin £ 1035 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
Lower Deck Single £ 1245 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Single £ 1529 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
02 December, 2018 to 04 December, 2018 Make a booking request for Maguari Express, departing on 02 December, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Double/Twin £ 845 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Double/Twin £ 1035 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
Lower Deck Single £ 1245 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Single £ 1529 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
16 December, 2018 to 18 December, 2018 Make a booking request for Maguari Express, departing on 16 December, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Double/Twin £ 845 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Double/Twin £ 1035 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
Lower Deck Single £ 1245 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Single £ 1529 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
31 December, 2018 to 02 January, 2019 Make a booking request for Maguari Express, departing on 31 December, 2018

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Lower Deck Double/Twin £ 845 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Double/Twin £ 1035 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo
Lower Deck Single £ 1245 GBP pp
Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins Cabins #9 and #12 may be Twin (2 separated beds) or French bed (two beds together)
view cabin photo
Upper Deck Single £ 1529 GBP pp
Bunk Beds Showers and all amenities Wardobes Every room is equipped with safe-deposit box bed lights carpets and fully air-conditioned 10 twins and 2 double/twins
view cabin photo

Maguari Express itinerary:

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Day 1 WELCOME TO THE AMAZON & TO THE ANAVILHANAS ISLANDS
Depart from the pier in Manaus to board the M/V Desafio at 14:00h, your floating hotel for the next three nights. Once on board, the multilingual naturalist guide will host a “welcome to the Amazon” briefing highlighting the broad spectrum of life in this unique region. The guide will assist in the identification of the flora/fauna, provide a historical framework and enrich your ecological understanding of this unusual destination and of the natural world. Start sailing bound "Tres Bocas", located in the archipelago of Anavilhanas, the largest river archipelago in the world, with its lakes, islands, creeks and flooded forests. Dinner on board. In the evening, guests will enjoy a pleasant walk in motorized canoes for local recognition, an opportunity to hear the sounds of the jungle. (Meal: dinner)
Day 2 MEETING OF THE WATERS
At 05: 30h, boat ride to admire the sunrise in the forest and the birds singing in their diversity. Return to the ship and breakfast. sail to a local village named 'Acajatuba'. On the way, stop at the floating station 'Recanto dos Botos' to interact with the pink dolphins, and feed the famous fish 'Pirarucu', known as the cod of the Amazon. Still in Acajatuba, after a pleasant canoe ride, stop in land for an interesting jungle trekking to explore the fauna and flora. Return and lunch on board. Departure and navigate along the Negro River towards the borders of the Solimões until reach the “meeting of waters”, where the Negro and Solimoes rivers meet to form the great Amazon River. The cruise continues to 'Janauari' Lake for another exciting experience, fishing the piranha, the dreaded Amazonian fish. Dinner on board. After dinner, canoe ride along the streams in search of caimans and other nocturnal animals with flashlights. Return aboard. Overnight. (Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 3 EXPLORING THE RIVER
After another tropical breakfast, departure to see the giants and beautiful Amazonian water lilies, another opportunity to explore the Negro River. Return aboard starting the return trip to Manaus arriving at 11:00h in the city. (Meals: breakfast)
Please Note:
M/V Desafio reserves the right to change the itinerary due to climate conditions or any force majeure situations.

Maguari Express reverse itinerary:

show main itinerary
Please Note: *
M/V Desafio reserves the right to change the itinerary due to climate conditions or any force majeure situations.
Day 3 EXPLORING THE RIVER *
After another tropical breakfast, departure to see the giants and beautiful Amazonian water lilies, another opportunity to explore the Negro River. Return aboard starting the return trip to Manaus arriving at 11:00h in the city. (Meals: breakfast)
Day 2 MEETING OF THE WATERS *
At 05: 30h, boat ride to admire the sunrise in the forest and the birds singing in their diversity. Return to the ship and breakfast. sail to a local village named 'Acajatuba'. On the way, stop at the floating station 'Recanto dos Botos' to interact with the pink dolphins, and feed the famous fish 'Pirarucu', known as the cod of the Amazon. Still in Acajatuba, after a pleasant canoe ride, stop in land for an interesting jungle trekking to explore the fauna and flora. Return and lunch on board. Departure and navigate along the Negro River towards the borders of the Solimões until reach the “meeting of waters”, where the Negro and Solimoes rivers meet to form the great Amazon River. The cruise continues to 'Janauari' Lake for another exciting experience, fishing the piranha, the dreaded Amazonian fish. Dinner on board. After dinner, canoe ride along the streams in search of caimans and other nocturnal animals with flashlights. Return aboard. Overnight. (Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner)
Day 1 WELCOME TO THE AMAZON & TO THE ANAVILHANAS ISLANDS *
Depart from the pier in Manaus to board the M/V Desafio at 14:00h, your floating hotel for the next three nights. Once on board, the multilingual naturalist guide will host a “welcome to the Amazon” briefing highlighting the broad spectrum of life in this unique region. The guide will assist in the identification of the flora/fauna, provide a historical framework and enrich your ecological understanding of this unusual destination and of the natural world. Start sailing bound "Tres Bocas", located in the archipelago of Anavilhanas, the largest river archipelago in the world, with its lakes, islands, creeks and flooded forests. Dinner on board. In the evening, guests will enjoy a pleasant walk in motorized canoes for local recognition, an opportunity to hear the sounds of the jungle. (Meal: dinner)
* = Indicative
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MV Desavio , the ship servicing Maguari Express

MV Desavio

Vessel Type: River Cruise

Length: 34 m

Passenger Capacity: 24

Built / refurbished:

M/V Desafio offers the comfort of a pre-arranged group program and the joy of personal discovery. Small enough for everyone to be on a first-name basis; our passengers feel at home in the heart of the Amazon.

Our specialized hosts are glad to tell the travelers every single detail of the wild life, the flora, the flooding and the torrential rainfalls from November to March as well as the low water level of the Amazon during the rest of the year.

  • Wooden Hull
  • Fully equiped kitchen
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • VHF, SSB, Radar, Depth sound Eletronic Compass
  • Satellite Telephone
  • Safety Equipment as per Mercury Marine Minister's regulations, in excursion boats with 40hp engines
  • Once a year the boat is dry-docked for necessary maintenance
  • The M/V Desafio complies with actual Brazilian Merchant Marine security rules for tourism vessels
  • Cabins: double and twins 3m wide x 3m long
  • Refitted accordingly to the Brazilian Port Authorities

Accommodations: 12 cabin divided into 06 upper deck (external) and  06 lower deck (internal) with private facilities.

• Discover "Tres Bocas", located in the archipelago of Anavilhanas, the largest river archipelago in the world, with its lakes, islands, creeks and flooded forests.

• Observe the flora and fauna of the Amazon region.

• Stop at the floating station 'Recanto dos Botos' to interact with the pink dolphins, and feed the famous fish 'Pirarucu'.
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