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EXPEDITION ITINERARIES

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Itinerary for the Matupiri

(August & September)

Please be flexible, schedules change in this part of the world. 

Please note: Hotel nights and charter flights are already included in our package price!  

RIO MATUPIRI TRAVEL NOTES and ITINERARY

 

SUNDAY (OPTIONAL): Arrive one day early in Manaus Amazonas (MAO), a Nomadic Waters team will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the TRYP by Windham Hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel or choose one of our excursions as you spend a day in the capital city of Manaus. We have 2 options for you, one we can tell you now, and the other will be announced very soon. This option allows you a little extra time to get acclimated and gives you some extra margin for a missed flight connection or lost luggage.

 

  • SPECIAL EXCURSION: Enjoy a wonderful afternoon ON US!  Depending on availability and group interest, we can offer a fun-filled trip that includes a speedboat ride out to the meeting of the waters, a visit to an indigenous tribe, lunch at a floating market, and the opportunity to swim with pink dolphins. This is a great introduction to your Amazon adventure!

  • MONDAY:  Arrive early morning in Manaus Amazonas (MAO), a Nomadic Waters team will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the TRYP by Windham Hotel. Sleep in and have breakfast at the hotel.  The private charter flight departs early afternoon. Enjoy a beautiful 45-minute flight into the interior. The float plane lands on the water right at the mothership.  Board our mothership and get ready for your adventure!

  • TUESDAY through SUNDAY: 6 FULL days of Fishing in our exclusive waters, moving our mother-ship throughout the week to ensure you experience as much of our adventure as possible.

  • MONDAY: Sleep in and enjoy a late Breakfast aboard the mother ship. Afternoon charter flight back to Manaus. Transfer back to the TRYP Hotel and enjoy a relaxed evening in your own private room.  Dinner together at a favorite Brazilian steakhouse (optional) hosted by Nomadic Waters employees or stay in and enjoy room service at the hotel.

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Itinerary for the Abacaxi

(September & October)

Please be flexible, schedules change in this part of the world. 

Please note: Hotel nights and charter flights are already included in our package price!  

RIO ABACAXI TRAVEL NOTES and ITINERARY

Friday will be your travel day, with your arrival in Manaus early morning Saturday. Due to international flight schedules, you will have an extra day in Manaus at the end of your trip.  We will cover your extra hotel and are offering some optional excursions in the area.

 

Remember that we will handle everything for you once you arrive in Manaus, including translators, airport transfers, hotels, and meals at the hotel. Personal bar tabs are your expense, and meals outside of the hotel are your responsibility.

 

  • ​SATURDAY: Early morning arrival in Manaus Amazonas (MAO). A Nomadic Waters team will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the TRYP by Windham Hotel. Breakfast at the hotel.  The private charter flight departs early afternoon. Enjoy a beautiful 90-minute flight into the interior. The float plane lands right next to camp. Get your gear together because there may be time for an afternoon fish!

  • SUNDAY through FRIDAY: 6 FULL days of Fishing in our exclusive waters, moving our camp (if necessary) throughout the week to ensure you experience as much of our adventure as possible.

  • SATURDAY: Sleep in and enjoy a late Breakfast in our dining cabin. Afternoon charter flight back to Manaus. Transfer back to the TRYP Hotel. Dinner together at a favorite Brazilian steakhouse (optional) hosted by Nomadic Waters employees or stay in and enjoy room service at the hotel. 

  • SUNDAY: 

SPECIAL EXCURSIONS: Depending on availability and group interest, we can offer a fun-filled trip that includes a speedboat ride out to the meeting of the waters, a visit to an indigenous tribe, lunch at a floating market, and the opportunity to swim with pink dolphins. This is a great way to end your Amazon adventure! Dinner at the hotel. Or, have an opportunity to fish for the incredible arapaima.  This day trip offers the absolute best shot at landing a trophy arapaima that we have ever experienced.  See our Add-ons and Excursions page for more information.

 

  • MONDAY: Depart early morning for Panama

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Itinerary for the Rio Negro

(November, January, and February)
Please be flexible, schedules change in this part of the world. 

Please note: Hotel nights and charter flights are already included in our package price!  

RIO NEGRO TRAVEL NOTES

Saturday will be your travel day, with your arrival in Manaus in the early morning on Sunday.

We will handle everything for you once you arrive in Manaus, including translators, airport transfers, hotels, and meals at the hotel.

  • SATURDAY (OPTIONAL): Arrive one day early in Manaus Amazonas (MAO), a Nomadic Waters team will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the TRYP by Windham Hotel. Rest and relax at the hotel or choose one of our excursions as you spend a day in the capital city of Manaus. This option allows you a little extra time to get acclimated and gives you some extra margin for a missed flight connection or lost luggage.

 

SPECIAL EXCURSIONS: Depending on availability and group interest, we can offer a fun-filled trip that includes a speedboat ride out to the meeting of the waters, a visit to an indigenous tribe, lunch at a floating market, and the opportunity to swim with pink dolphins. This is a great way to end your Amazon adventure! Dinner at the hotel. Or, have an opportunity to fish for the incredible arapaima.  This day trip offers the absolute best shot at landing a trophy arapaima that we have ever experienced.  See our Add-ons and Excursions page for more information.

  • SUNDAY: Arrive in Manaus Amazonas (MAO) early in the morning, a Nomadic Waters team will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the TRYP by Windham Hotel. Sleep in and have breakfast at the hotel.  The private charter flight departs early afternoon. Enjoy a beautiful 90-minute flight into the interior. The charter flight will land in the Santa Isabel airport where your Nomadic Waters team will pick you up and transport you to the mothership. Relax and get set up in your single-occupancy cabin, then have a cocktail from our observation deck in time for the sunset as we move our mothership upriver to our fishing areas.

  • MONDAY through SATURDAY: 6 FULL days of Fishing in exceptional waters, moving our mothership throughout the week to ensure you experience as much of our adventure as possible. Lunches are served ON BOARD our mothership and afternoon siestas in your air-conditioned cabin during the hottest part of the day.  This is a wonderful perk that no one else offers in the Rio Negro.

  • SUNDAY sleep in and enjoy a late Breakfast aboard our mothership. Afternoon charter flight back to Manaus. Transfer back to the TRYP Hotel, and enjoy a relaxed afternoon in your own private room.  Dinner together at a favorite Brazilian steakhouse (optional) hosted by Nomadic Waters employees or stay in and enjoy room service at the hotel.

  • MONDAY depart for Panama early in the morning.

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