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Address: Rio Negro e Rio Solimoes, Manaus, State of Amazonas 6901060, Brazil
Description: Unusual meeting of the Amazon and Solimoes rivers
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Rio Negro Cruise from Manaus to the Amazon River

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Worth a look if you are out on the river(s)

Maybe not a destination unto itself but this will probably be included in most of the tours offered that also feature Indian Village, swimming with Dolphins, etc. The meeting is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW via mobile

Maybe not a destination unto itself but this will probably be included in most of the tours offered that also feature Indian Village, swimming with Dolphins, etc. The meeting is the waters is really quite interesting how they do not mix and have substantial temperature differences in additional to their colors.

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Brasilia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I had booked a tour through "GET YOUR GUIDE." It was "Jack of Amazon Travel Inc." They never arrived to pick us up at the Hotel but later said the driver was waiting outside for us! He must have been invisible. AVOID THEM AT ALL COSTS. I WOULD NEVER TRUST "GET YOUR GUIDE" again. Luckily another tour offered to take... More 

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Brasília, Brasil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is the natural postcard of Manaus. If you are lucky, you can see the attraction of the air plane, but I recommend you spend some of your time and money to see up close this wonder of nature. The meeting of the waters of the Solimões River and the Black River provides not only a beautiful landscape but also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had (me and a group of tourists), an excelent view, it´s was sun during the day, so i could touch in the water and have the experience, and also understand this amazing and phenomenal place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We hired a small river craft from the main harbour in Manaus and after a short wait my son and I were soon aboard a very sleek and fast water bus. We were the only passengers and our captain was an excellent guide as we headed straight for the meeting of the Rio Negro and Solimoes. Much has been written... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A live lession of phisics! Waters from two rivers don't mix. And why? Because temperature is different, the added bonus here are the coulours one of the rivers (Rio Negro) is almost black and the other (Amazonas) is light brown so you can see the the line of separation.

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It is great to see the natural phenomenon where dark waters of Rio Negra meeting the waters of Rio Solimões of coffee with lots of milk colour and not mixing for long time.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The confluence of these two rivers is truly amazing. For a couple of kilometers the muddy water of the Amazon river runs side by side with the Rio Negro and they don't mix. This is and incredible sight to see. It was raining most of the time we were there, but from our boat it was still clear to see.... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Its very easy to catch some boath to see meeting of the waters. Is very exited and great visible even from the boat. Its your visitirn Amazonia is something MUST SE.

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Sao Paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Beautiful sight! Negro River and Solimões River get together and run side by side for several miles before blending in. That's because of their water's different temperatures, densities and flowing speeds. It's overwhelming!

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