Natural wonders of the Amazon

7 December - 19 December 2018
Mundy Adventures

Duration

12 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

8 Ports

7 December

Setting sail from Manaus

Situated near the confluence of the Rio Negro and Amazon rivers, and surrounded by thick jungle, Manaus is a remarkable place, a sweltering, steamy city in the heart of the Brazilian rainforest. It first came to prominence as the centre of the rubber trade around the turn of the twentieth century, but these days it's a major port, despite its location some 1,000 miles from the sea, and it's also the centre of the Amazonian tourism industry. It's an interesting place and there are a few sights worth seeing before you venture into the jungle, including the famous Teatro Amazonas, a beautiful 19th century opera house.

Don't miss

The meeting of the waters of the Rio Negro and Rio Solimões is really something: different colours, different speeds and different temperature too.

8-9 December

Brazil: Itacoatiara, Parintins

11 December

Brazil: Santarém

11 December

Brazil: Alter do Chão

12-14 December

At sea

15-16 December

Brazil: Belem

17 December

At sea

18 December

French Guiana: Devil's Island

19 December

Arriving in Cayenne

For once-in-a-lifetime tailor-made itineraries, Mundy Adventures specialises in expedition cruises to some of the most wonderful places on earth; places often only accessible by water.

The Ship

Your home from home

Ponant - Le Champlain & Le Lapérouse
Ponant - Le Champlain, Le Lapérouse, Le Bougainville & Le Dumont d'Urville observation lounge
Ponant - Le Champlain, Le Lapérouse, Le Bougainville & Le Dumont d'Urville - Rear sun deck

Sleek and stylish, these wonderful small ships blend luxury and intimacy with a discreet elegance and tasteful décor.

What we love

Named after four of France's most famous explorers, Le Champlain, Le Lapérouse, Le Bougainville and Le Dumont d'Urville will offer exciting and adventurous itineraries in the utmost comfort. Technologically advanced, with the latest in environmentally friendly hardware, the new ships will embody Ponant's trademark élan and flair, with just 92 spacious rooms and suites, a stylish pool deck and an intimate, refined onboard ambience.

Capacity 184 Guests
Crew 110 Staff
Style Refined with a wonderful mix of a modern super yacht and nautical tradition, all with a French flair.
Inclusions
  • All meals in all venues
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • All soft drinks
  • Tea, coffee and pastries
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Unlimited use of the Fitness Centre
  • Expedition by zodiac on selected sailings
Year Built 2018 (Le Champlain & Le Lapérouse) / 2019 (Le Bougainville & Le Dumont d'Urville)
Tonnage 10,000 grt
Length 430 feet
Breadth 59 feet
Cruising Speed 16 knots
More about Le Champlain

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Tropical Manaus Ecoresort

Where to stay in Manaus

You may enjoy the Tropical Manaus Ecoresort, a few miles outside the city. To be frank in Manaus hotel quality is poor.

Presidente Figueiredo falls, Brazil

Excursions from Manaus

Go to Presidente Figueiredo to see the falls and enjoy extraordinary scenery and a taste of the rainforest.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP