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

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Parintins (Amazon River), Brazil

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Nov, 29

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Nov, 30

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Dec, 1

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Dec, 2

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Dec, 3

-Santarém (Amazon River), Brazil

Dec, 4

-Boca da Valeria (Amazon River), Brazil

Dec, 5

-Manaus (Amazon River), Brazil

Dec, 6

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Dec, 7

-Alter do Chão (Amazon River), Brazil

Dec, 8

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Dec, 9

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Dec, 10

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Dec, 11

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Dec, 12

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Dec, 13

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Dec, 14

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Dec, 15

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Dec, 16

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Dec, 17

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Parintins (Amazon River), Brazil-port

The small village of Parintins on Tupinambarana Island is situated in the largest river archipelago of the mid-Amazon. Steeped in centuries-old Indian culture, this village is celebrates an annual “Boi Bumba” festival. The yearly folkloric festival, considered second only to Carnival in Rio, is held in June but the townspeople reenact the festival for visitors throughout the year.

 

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
  • Boi Bumba Folk Show
    Light Activity /WalkingMinimal Activity Required
  • Parintins Highlights
    Seated Tour
  • Boi Bumba Folk Show

    Light Activity /Walking Minimal Activity Required
    Duration: 1 hour
    Tour Code: par-001
    Price:

    Free

    Experience a taste of Amazonian folklore and festivity during this exclusive exhibit of the Boi-Bumba celebration. The people of Parintins exude a vibrant glow of beauty, happiness and pride in their culture as they carry on a part of their rich tradition that is rooted in a 19th-century fable.

    Tender from the ship to the floating port and a short walk across the floating bridge will take you to the modern and full air-conditioned Parintins Convention Center, where a festive atmosphere awaits and a delicious caipirinha drink welcomes you as the air of excitement and anticipation rises. You will then be led to the seating area to enjoy this very special presentation.

    With song and dance, the performers will celebrate the joy of life in a mesmerizing display of revelry. The captivating story of the Boi-Bumba will unfold before you, with the " Sinhazinha da Fazenda" and "Cunha-Poranga", two of the most beautiful performers; intriguing man-made bull - the "Paje" the medicine man of the tribe and many other actors of this enchanting tale. With colorful costumes and "Bumba" sounds this is truly a feast for eyes and ears.

    At the conclusion of this traditional performance, you will have an opportunity to appreciate the lavishly designed costumes, and possibly meet the performers from the show. This spectacular performance is an event that should not be missed! Loud, rhythmic music can be expected.

    You will return to the floating pier for the short tender trip back to your ship.

    Please note: This tour is capacity controlled, as the venue holds 380 guests. There is an approximately 15 minute walk (approx. 500 meters) to get to and from the venue. There is no transport available to transfer guests so you must be able to walk up to 500 meters to reach the venue in order to participate in this tour. The tour is available to wheelchair guests who have an able-bodied companion to assist them and there are wheelchair ramps at the venue. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to carefully evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. Weather appropriate clothing and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. The venue is air conditioned.

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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