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Encontro das Aguas

Address: Rio Negro e Rio Solimoes, Manaus, State of Amazonas 6901060, Brazil
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Rio Negro Cruise from Manaus to the Amazon River
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Ranked #2 of 71 Attractions in Manaus
Type: Bodies of Water, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
Owner description: Unusual meeting of the Amazon and Solimoes rivers
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Type: Bodies of Water, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
Owner description: Unusual meeting of the Amazon and Solimoes rivers
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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

If you want to see something unique, you must ride on the boat and sail over the Rio Negro to check the encounter of its water with the Solimoes River, black and brown river running side by side without mixing it's waters is really an amazing tour! Prepare yourself for a long sailing day, but it worth it !

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Knysna, South Africa
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6 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

what an amazing place, the cold water of the Solimos is mixing with the warm and red waters of the Rio Negro,,,,,

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Ambala, India
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30 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I had heard about,saw the pictures also but when we reached there,OMG,what a view.Black water is Rio Negro river and light yellow water is from Rio Solimoes.Rio negro flows at 2km per hour at a temp. Of 28•C and the other flows at 5km per hour at 22•C.When we put hand in water we could feel the difference.Our guide Mario... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

If you're at all scientifically inclined, don't miss the Encontro das Aguas if you pass through Manaus. The meeting of the two rivers don't mix right away because of their different temperatures and densities, and you can literally stick your hand in the water and feel the difference (or just view it based on the different colors of the waters,... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It is everything they tell you it is. The guide explains in details why and how the waters are like that! The boat ride takes a long time to get there and the view is great!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Can't come to Manaus and not see this. A suggestion is to go through Porto do Ceasa. If you go through downtown, they will charge way more.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Lovely day tour. You can Take it from the port to experience animals view and take contact with them

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New Jersey
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I had booked a tour through "GET YOUR GUIDE." It w. as "Jack of Amazon Travel Inc." I waited and waited at the hotel which called. They informed me that they had cancelled and had e-mailed me 45 minutes earlier (after the tour was supposed to start.) AVOID THEM AT ALL COSTS. I WOULD NEVER TRUST "GET YOUR GUIDE" (who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

you can see where rivers meet, but also you can taste a little of jungle climate and meet some exotic animals like boa...in the reach of the hand :)

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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It was part of a tour which included other interesting attractions, and I felt really amazed at that wonder of nature. Not only the colour but also the temperature of the water and the speed differ from one to another. Really interesting.

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