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SALSA, SAND & SERENITY | 24 Nights | Departs Nov 23, 2014

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Santarém (Amazon River), Brazil

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Dec, 1

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Dec, 4

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Dec, 9

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Dec, 11

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Dec, 13

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Santarém  (Amazon River), Brazil-port

The first settlement in Santarem was a Jesuit mission built in 1661. Today, Santarem is one of the Amazon's most important trading centers, and is rich in legend and nature. The town is situated at the point where the Tapajos and the Amazon waters meet. This is called the "Wedding of the Waters" and is one of Santarem's major attractions. The lakes and forests of this area are home to numerous species of birds, particularly the white egret.

 

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

The following Shore Excursions are available for this port on this cruise, and may be reserved beginning 240 days before the cruise begins for guests receiving Concierge amenities, and 180 days before the cruise begins for all other guests. Guests receiving Concierge amenities will receive a 5% discount off of the prices shown below for Regent Choice tours.

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • Santarem City Highlights
    Seated TourMinimal Activity Required
  • River Tour and Eco Maica Lake
    Light Activity /WalkingMinimal Activity Required
  • Forest Nature Walk
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Tapajos National Forest
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Santarem City Highlights

    Seated Tour Minimal Activity Required
    Duration: 3 hours
    Tour Code: str-001
    Price:

    Free

    This tour focuses on the highlights of Santarem, a city with a history that dates back to 1661. Today, it is one of the Amazon's most important trading centers and is rich in legend and nature.

    Begin with a drive along the bustling waterfront of Santarem where boats from all over the Amazon dock. As boats are the main mode of transportation for people in this region, it is common to see both passenger and cargo vessels transporting many different products to the market.

    Continue on to visit Santarem's Cathedral and the Town Hall Museum which displays valuable pottery made by the Tupaiu Indians. Stop at a handicraft shop for items made by local tribes.

    Next, drive to a native village and visit the Casa da Farinha where you can see the extraction of rubber from rubber trees as well as seeing other native trees and plants.

    Please note: This tour includes a moderate amount of walking. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned only to participate to the extent of their personal stamina and ability and may make arrangements with the guide to not participate in some of the walking portions of the tour such as the visit at the Casa. Weather appropriate clothing; sun cap; sunglasses; and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The tour sequence may vary and it is important to note that in this under-developed destination, the best available coaches are often old and do not have air-conditioning.

Terms & Conditions:

Free Unlimited Shore Excursions are for full fare guests only, capacity controlled and subject to availability. Requested excursions may not be available at time of booking. Supplement will apply on Regent Choice excursions (indicated by the above) and excludes Private Arrangements and all Adventures Ashore programs. In order to ensure quality guides and sufficient transportation, we must provide the tour operator with passenger counts at least 36 hours in advance. Therefore no refunds will be given within 36 hours of tour departure for cancellations or no-shows. Please pay special attention to scheduling and tour lengths when booking your shore excursions. In many cases, it is not possible to participate in more than one tour per day in a given port. Tour Departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Tours operate rain or shine. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. Tours require minimum participation levels to operate so please sign up as early as possible. Tours may be cancelled if minimum participation levels are not met. Prices, Itineraries and General Information shore excursion prices are subject to change to meet unexpected cost increases or currency fluctuations. Please consult the Destination Services Desk onboard for information. During local or national holidays, access to certain facilities (such as museums or archaeological sites) may be limited or denied. In such instances, adjustments will be made to minimize inconvenience to guests. Some tours have limited availability. Tours are generally available for reserving 180 days prior to the beginning of a cruise. Please sign up early to avoid disappointment. Regent Seven Seas Cruises reserves the right to require guests to complete a liability waiver for select shore excursions. For more information, please visit the Destination Services Desk onboard.

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