These highlights have been handpicked by our overseas Travel Planners, based on their intimate knowledge of the destination and their conversations with our travelers.
Cruise on the Ocean Explorer, an agile and state-of-the-art expedition vessel that can navigate to places larger ships can’t
While sailing through the lush, verdure Amazon, keep watch for fascinating birds of this region, like the large-billed toucan and the vibrantly colored scarlet macaw
Explore the charming historic streets of Salvador, Brazil’s UNESCO World Heritage Site of colorful colonial buildings, as well as the captivating Rio de Janeiro
Ascend Corcovado Mountain for up-close views of the iconic Christ the Redeemer, a 125-foot soapstone statue overlooking the city
Visit the splendid Manaus Opera House, a spectacular cultural center built from the wealth of rubber barons with French glass and Italian marble
Take a small boat excursion into Lake Maica, an outlet of the Amazon River, to try your hand at fishing for the famous piranha fish
Explore bustling markets along the Amazon River in Manaus and along Brazil’s coast in Fortaleza and Salvador
Marvel at a capoeira performance, a lively dance rooted in a tradition of the martial arts
Enjoy scenic cruising along Brazil’s beautiful coast, laden with hills, mountains, gorgeous beaches, and emerald-green forests
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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.
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.
Music reveals the heart and soul of a place. You’ll have ample opportunity to celebrate culture, and even sing and dance along!
The soul-stirring beauty of Brazil greets you at every turn, from the lush jungles of the Amazon to the sweeping beauty of the coast.
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!
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.
On this small ship ocean cruise, independent travelers will enjoy solo-friendly features, such as: