Great Amazon Tours
Take a River Cruise on the Amazon River
An Amazon Cruise is the unique and absolutely fantastic holiday trip you have been looking for. These cruises sail through the Amazon, they are fascinating and unique but at the same time they are luxurious and relaxing.
The Amazon is a river that flows through South America with the greatest water flow of any river in the world, by size it is the second longest river in the world. The river has so much water flow that it discharges more water than the next seven largest rivers combined. The Amazon is solely responsible for one fifth of the world's river flow; it has a drainage basin of over 7 million square meters, the largest in the world.
There is no better way to explore this massive river than to take a cruise through South America on the Amazon River. Cruises go through many of the countries in South America including: Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, and Brazil; depending on the trip you are wanting to go on you can experience many different things on your cruise. If you and your family are interested in experiencing many different countries, you can choose amazon tours brazil that will take you to multiple places, this will allow you and your family to see much of South America and check these countries off of their travel list. If you are the type of traveler that enjoys spending more time in a country's culture, then you can choose to visit only one country on the Amazon, most people with this type of mindset enjoy visiting Brazil.
For many people an Amazon River cruise at http://www.rainforestcruises.com/brazil-amazon-tours/ is more impressive than a sea cruise. The main reason for this is because you can invariably see interesting scenes during your river cruise and not only when you ship is coming into dock. The river varies in size, but at its widest it is nearly 10 kilometers wide and at its narrowest it is just over 1.5 kilometers wide. These facts mean that you will get to see much of the country sides as you are sailing down the river, and there is much to see whether it is mountains or thick jungle.
With the different terrains going past your ship, you can expect to see a lot of different and interesting wildlife; this will help keep your trip exciting and interesting. If you like seeing exotic animals you will probably see multiple animals that you have never seen before, these might include crocodiles, rare birds or safari animals on the river's edge. The Amazon rain forest houses so many animals that it is a fact that one third of all of earth's animal species live in the Amazon rain forest; you have no idea what you might see while on your river cruise.