Legendary wildness and special access to seldom-visited regions

Extraordinary diversity and a dazzling array of points of interest await on this exploration through five countries, two legendary rivers, and a host of places few people ever see. Experience fascinating ecosystems from riverine to jungle to urban, within dramatic natural settings. Spot tropical wildlife from spinner dolphins to the spectacle of hundreds of scarlet ibis coming home to roost. Have the rare opportunity to explore pristine Fernando de Noronha, a UNESCO site; grand Kaieteur Falls, two times the height of Victoria Falls; and well-preserved colonial towns with a dramatic history.

  • Spot tropical wildlife as we explore two legendary jungle rivers: the Amazon and the Essequibo

  • Birders will have their minds blown at Trinidad’s renowned Asa Wright Nature Center, spotting many colorful specimens from the veranda viewing gallery

  • Explore three picturesque colonial cities from Paramaribo, Suriname, a UNESCO Site, to Belém, the gateway to the Amazon, and Salvador, Brazil’s cultural heart. And visit notorious Devil’s Island

  • Discover the rhythms of South America with live performances by leading musicians—curated by onboard ethnomusicologist Jacob Edgar

  • Enjoy special access to the unspoiled islands of Fernando de Noronha, a World Heritage site. Snorkel amid the rich marine life and see the rich population of spinner dolphins

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Duration

24 Days

Price

From $25,820 per person

Dates

Sep

Oct

Next departure

10/5/2021

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PRODUCT CODE

NESA

South American East Coast, New and Noteworthy

Day By Day

Get out and explore—hike jungle pathways to see rare birds, stroll through colonial cities, and Zodiac cruise river deltas. Because National Geographic Explorer has a fleet of both Zodiacs and kayaks, the entire expedition community can embark at once on forays, no waiting around for returning parties. You’ll have a choice of activities each day, and the option to join any naturalist whose interests mirror yours. Plus, get top shots with the help of a National Geographic photographer. Flexibility is a hallmark of our expeditions, and often the day-by-day itinerary will change as we take advantage of spur-of-the-moment opportunities or photographers linger ashore through the golden hour of light.

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Embark

Port of Spain, Trinidad

Disembark

Bahia de Salvador, Brazil

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