These Highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Come aboard this 5-star Small Ship, visiting seven Caribbean islands and cruising the Amazon, while also enjoying state-of-the-art technology, an onboard spa, fitness center, and more
Immerse yourself in the natural world of the Amazon and meet the welcoming people who call this lush jungle home
Enjoy the convenience and value of an included tour at every port
Participate with your crew members in a traditional equator-crossing ceremony near the mouth of the Amazon River
Spot some of the colorful and fascinating birds of this region like the large-billed toucan and the vibrantly colored scarlet macaw
Spend two nights in Brazil’s former rubber capital: a European-flavored, fascinating mix of urban sophistication and rainforest rustic
Visit the world-renowned Manaus Opera House, a spectacular cultural center built from the wealth of rubber barons, with French glass and Italian marble
Relax upon some of Latin America’s most beautiful Atlantic beaches, from the turquoise waters of the Bahamas to the pristine shores of Brazil
Take in the breathtaking sights along the banks of the legendary Amazon, from monkeys cavorting in the canopy to scarlet macaws taking flight overhead
Take a small boat excursion into Lake Maica, an outlet of the Amazon River, to try your hand at fishing for the infamous piranha fish
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Our 5-star fleet offers an authentic sailing experience to make your journey unforgettable. While onboard, indulge in a relaxing massage at the spa, or try hot-rock cooking at the onboard restaurant. Then, disembark for an eye-opening visit to a local winery or a walking tour of some of the world’s most iconic cities and undiscovered gems. All the while, enjoy these world-class ship amenities:
During the course of your adventure, you will have opportunities for active walks and city explorations, including climbs to overlooks for spectacular views. There will also be opportunities for swimming (weather dependent) and for taking kayaks off the ship to explore your beautiful surroundings.
Here are some other activities you may participate in:
A long and storied history of arts and culture await during this enriching itinerary.
Discover some of the most significant cultural and historic treasures in the world throughout your cruise.
The Amazon is home to some 1,200 species of birds, from tiny hummingbirds to multihued toucans. Have your binoculars (included in your cabin) and your cameras ready to catch the action!
Soul-stirring beauty greets you at every turn, from the emerald islands and azure waters of the Caribbean to the lush jungles of the Amazon.
Music reveals the heart and soul of a place. You’ll have ample opportunity to celebrate the rhythms of the Caribbean, and even sing and dance along!
You’ll enjoy a spectrum of picturesque sights and scenes on this expedition — from colorful island capitals such as Nassau and Soufriére and off-the-beaten-path gems like Devil’s Island to the jungles of the Amazon. Here are a few tips to help you photograph them along the way:
In the Amazon:
In the culture-rich cities and coastal towns:
On this small ship ocean cruise, independent travelers will enjoy solo-friendly features, such as:
The Worldwide Concierge service will be available throughout your entire small ship ocean cruise to help you customize your journey. Here are just a few services your Concierge can provide:
Take advantage of this free, start-to-finish service by making your requests prior to your journey or during your journey. We are one of the only companies to offer this level of service! Call 1-888-982-6824 or email Concierge@vantagetravel.com to speak to a Concierge today, or simply log into My Portfolio up to two weeks prior to departure.