Holland America Amazon & Carnaval Explorer 2018-01-03T18:26:26+00:00

Experience Brazil’s exciting Carnaval celebration in 2019!

Cruise roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale while you relax and enjoy many Caribbean tropical islands on your way to Brazil. Explore a variety of interesting and eclectic cities along the Brazilian coast before arriving in Brazil’s stunning Rio de Janeiro for three days during their spectacular Carnaval celebration. Beginning the weekend before Lent, Carnaval is celebrated exuberantly with parades, floats, costumes, music and dancing in the streets.

On your return to Ft. Lauderdale, you will participate in an in-depth exploration of the Amazon River from the  extraordinary comfort and luxurious elegance of your mid-sized cruise ship, the ms Veendam.  Choose from the full 50-day exploration, or opt for a shorter 23 or 27-day itinerary.

50-Day Amazon & Carnaval Explorer
Date: Feb. 4, 2019
From: Roundtrip Ft. Lauderdale
Ship: ms Veendam
Fare:  From $6,999 pp. double occupancy
Extras:  Cruise & Travel Experts Group Amenities to be announced

27-Day Itinerary: Ft. Lauderdale to Rio de Janeiro on Feb. 4 – Mar 3, 2019  From $3,999 pp. double occupancy
23-Day Itinerary: Rio de Janeiro to Ft. Lauderdale on Mar 3 – Mar 26, 2019 From $3,999 pp. double occupancy

Day 0:

February 04, 2019

Departs 04:00 PM

February 04, 2019 Departs 04:00 PM

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US

Day 1:

February 05, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Key West, Florida, USDH

Day 2:

February 06, 2019

AT SEA

Day 3:

February 07, 2019

AT SEA

Day 4:

February 08, 2019

AT SEA

Day 5:

February 09, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 11:00 PM

Willemstad, Curacao

Day 6:

February 10, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Kralendijk, Bonaire

Day 7:

February 11, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 09:00 PM

Oranjestad, Aruba

Day 8:

February 12, 2019

AT SEA

Day 9:

February 13, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Day 10:

February 14, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

Day 11:

February 15, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Saint Georges, Grenada

Day 12:

February 16, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Bridgetown, Barbados

Day 13:

February 17, 2019

AT SEA

Day 14:

February 18, 2019 Arrives Noon

Departs 06:00 PM

Devils Island, French GuianaTRNWVC

Day 15:

February 19, 2019

Crossing the EquatorCO

Day 16:

February 20, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 04:00 PM

Icoaraci (Belem), BrazilTRNWVS

Day 17:

February 21, 2019

AT SEA

Day 18:

February 22, 2019

AT SEA

Day 19:

February 23, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 06:00 PM

Recife, BrazilVS

Day 20:

February 24, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 02:00 PM

Maceio, BrazilVS

Day 21:

February 25, 2019 Arrives 09:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Salvador da Bahia, BrazilVS

Day 22:

February 26, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 04:00 PM

Ilheus, BrazilVS

Day 23:

February 27, 2019

AT SEA

Day 24:

February 28, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 04:00 PM

Vitoria, BrazilTCVS

Day 25:

March 01, 2019

AT SEA

Day 26:

March 02, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 04:00 PM

Ilhabela (Sao Sebastiao), BrazilTRNWVS

Day 27:

March 03, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Rio de Janeiro, BrazilONVS

Day 28:

March 04, 2019

Rio de Janeiro, BrazilONVS

Day 29:

March 05, 2019

Departs 05:00 PM

Rio de Janeiro, BrazilVS

Day 30:

March 06, 2019

AT SEA

Day 31:

March 07, 2019

AT SEA

Day 32:

March 08, 2019

AT SEA

Day 33:

March 09, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Fortaleza, BrazilVS

Day 34:

March 10, 2019

AT SEA

Day 35:

March 11, 2019

AT SEA

Day 36:

March 12, 2019

Crossing the EquatorCO

Day 36:

March 12, 2019

Cruising the Amazon RiverCO

Day 37:

March 13, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 06:00 PM

Santarem, BrazilVS

Day 38:

March 14, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 04:00 PM

Boca da Valeria, BrazilTRNWVS

Day 39:

March 15, 2019 Arrives 10:00 AM

Manaus, BrazilONDHVS

Day 40:

March 16, 2019

Departs 04:00 PM

Manaus, BrazilDHVS

Day 41:

March 17, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Parintins, BrazilTRNWVS

Day 42:

March 18, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Alter Do Chao, BrazilTRNWVS

Day 43:

March 19, 2019

Cruising the Amazon RiverCO

Day 43:

March 19, 2019

Crossing the EquatorCO

Day 44:

March 20, 2019

AT SEA

Day 45:

March 21, 2019

AT SEA

Day 46:

March 22, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Departs 04:00 PM

Castries, Saint Lucia

Day 47:

March 23, 2019 Arrives 09:00 AM

Departs 05:00 PM

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Day 48:

March 24, 2019

AT SEA

Day 49:

March 25, 2019

AT SEA

Day 50:

March 26, 2019 Arrives 08:00 AM

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US

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About ms Veendam:

Grandly proportioned and recently enhanced, ms Veendam offers an onboard experience defined by spacious comfort and the latest amenities. Guests aboard Veendam enjoy a multi- million dollar art and antique collection, wide teak decks, elegant dining rooms and spacious staterooms — many with private verandahs.

While on-board, choose from an array of onboard activities that allow you to pursue new interests or relax and rejuvenate. Learn how to edit, display and share your vacation videos and photographs through our Digital Workshop powered by Windows®. The Greenhouse Spa & Salon offers spa treatments, a thermal pool and lounge and a variety of salon services. Our fully equipped Fitness Center includes state-of-the-art cardio and weight machines, as well as classes in Yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling and more. On deck, enjoy The Retreat, a private resort-style pool experience offering sophisticated poolside amenities and service.

Club HAL® provides a wide variety of youth and teen-friendly activities for kids ages 3 to 17, supervised by qualified, full-time staff.

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