Santarém: City Tour and Meeting of the Waters Boat Trip

Santarém: City Tour and Meeting of the Waters Boat Trip

From $96.49 per person

Explore Santarém, one of the oldest cities in the Amazon. Discover the "Meeting of the Waters", where the Tapajós and Amazon rivers join up.

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Duration 5 hours
Starting times 8:30 AM, 2:00 PM
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, Spanish, French, German, English
Pickup included
Pickup included from hotels, inns and private apartments located in Santarém.


  • Admire the point where the Amazon and Tapajós rivers meet
  • Look out for pink dolphins and many birds species
  • Visit the historic and commercial center of Santarém
  • Taste local flavors at the Mercadão 2000 regional market
Full description
Enjoy a 5-hour guided city tour of Santarém and see the meeting of the waters. First stop is the local market, known as Mercadão 2000. You will witness the arrival of  local vendors who bring their fresh produce to the market by boat. See a wide variety of local fish on offer.  Next, travel along the main street of Santarém, Tapajos Av. to visit the Nossa Senhora da Conceição Cathedral. Then, visit the João Fona Museum, with many indigenous artifacts, and learn about the long history of Santarém. You will then travel to a viewpoint to admire a panorama of the city and its rivers, before boarding a local “Voadeira” boat to see the point where the Amazonas and Tapajos rivers meet.  Continue along the water to the Açú River, where you can admire the waterlilies, birds and sometimes even pink dolphins. You will then return to the shore and be dropped back to your accommodation.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from accommodation in Santarém
  • Transportation by speedboat
  • Expert guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drink

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  • Comfortable clothes
  • Insect repellent
  • Cash
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