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Address: Rio Negro e Rio Solimoes, Manaus, State of Amazonas 6901060, Brazil
Phone Number: 9236521128
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Description: Unusual meeting of the Amazon and Solimoes rivers
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Part of a boat trip up the Amazon.

We seen this amazing natural pheromone while on a boat trip up the Amazon to stay in the jungle. The joining of two rivers and knowing that they don't mix and keep separate is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We seen this amazing natural pheromone while on a boat trip up the Amazon to stay in the jungle. The joining of two rivers and knowing that they don't mix and keep separate is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I was a little bit apprehensive because I get seasick (motion sickness) but I decided to go anyway, and I'm glad I did. The ride was very smooth even though half way in we got in the middle of a storm. The phenomenon of the 2 waters not mixing is incredible. Most of the villages are flooded but still beautiful... More 

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Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The meeting of the Rivers Solimoes and the Rio Negro at Manaus is really quite dramatic . The colder waters of the former are a cream colour and that of the latter like a dark red wine ! The Rio Negro gets this colour from washing over mineral deposits up stream ! the layered pattern of cream and black caused... More 

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Potsdam, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

If you go to Manaus you must go see this! It is the meeting of two rivers, the Rio Negro and the Rio Solimões. This rivers run side by side for approximately 6 km without the water mixing. The water don't mix because of 3 properties: density, temperature and velocity. The Rio Negro (Black river) has a temperature of around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

There are lots of tours to see the river meeting and its awesome. I just take a tour packet to meet the river and swim with Boto (kind of Dolphins) and also I visited an Amazon tribe. All the trip its quite cheap, but you need to bargain for good values. I really recommend this tour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

For me it was just two rivers, nothing special. It should be included as part of a day River Tour. About 15 mins boat cruise from harbour manaus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Did a half day tour yesterday with three others. The boat captain didn't speak English but was lots of fun. He pointed out interesting birds along the way. We drove through flooded forests which were beautiful. Saw the giant 300 year old tree and the giant lily pads which can hold 10 kgs we stopped along the way at some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A fun way to see how the Amazon river starts to form. Both rivers (Negro and Solimões) run side by side for 6km because they have different density, temperature and speed until they became the longest river in the world. The boats that take you there also drive you to see botos (Negro river's dolphins), Victoria Amazonicas and to eat... More 

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Resende, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Go with Eco Adventures to see the amazing joining of the rivers. They have an excellent guide full of information about this part of the river Looking at the meeting point itself doesn't take too long, just the boat trip out and back, so we included this on a full day river tour with an excellent guide from Eco Adventures.... More 

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Raleigh NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Rio Negro (Black River) and Rio Solimões (Upper Amazon) converge about 30 minutes by boat from Manaus. While the two rivers run side-by-side, due to speed, temperature and density, they remain parallel, unmixed for some distance. In other words, it’s like there is a line drawn in the water – one side black, the other brown. So you catch... More 

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Address: Address: Rio Negro e Rio Solimoes, Manaus, State of Amazonas 6901060, Brazil
Phone Number: 9236521128
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Amazonas (AM)  >  Amazon River  >  Manaus

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