2016 TRA Brazil Strenuous Life Adventure

Registration is open! Space is limited!

2016 TRA Brazil Strenuous Life Adventure

2016 TRA Brazil Strenuous Life Adventure

June 7 – 17, 2016
For more information please contact
Michele Bryant

You've read the books, now it's time to experience it for yourself. Retrace Theodore Roosevelt's visit to Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon to gain a real understanding of his greatest and most harrowing adventure, officially the Roosevelt–Rondon Scientific Expedition, but better known today as TR’s River of Doubt journey.

From October 1913 to May 1914, following a lecture tour through South America, TR and a group of American and Brazilian naturalists, explorers, and hardy rivermen set off into the jungle to survey the River of Doubt, a tributary of the Amazon that had been discovered only a few years earlier. The expedition was fraught with danger and nearly cost TR his life. Though weakened and forever changed, TR survived this last great adventure of his life, commemorating the journey in lectures and in the best-selling book, Through the Brazilian Wilderness.

From June 7-17, 2016, the TRA will revisit TR’s journey with a 21st Century twist. Our customized 10-day, three-part adventure will include:

  • Rio De Janeiro/ Iguazu Falls/ Amazon Cruise - Rio Negro/
  • First class hotel accommodations
  • All meals included on land and sea (also specialized dinners)
  • Sea tour: All-inclusive with meals and drinks
  • All outside cabins with balconies
  • Professional Guides and Speakers
  • Two internal flights and all guided excursions included
  • Airport transfers included


$5,300 per person double occupancy
$1,275 single supplement

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime trip! Space is limited; register now.


Contact Michele Bryant at michelereneeb@gmail.com




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