Sail the legendary Amazon river on this 4-day luxury cruise on the Delfin. Experience the local and remote villages that line the river and search for the mysterious pink river dolphin which lives between its shores.
Day 1 : Arrive Iquitos | Embark Day 2 : Fundo Casual | Yanayacu Pucate Day 3 : Canopy Walk | Jacinto Lake or Nauta Cano Creek Day 4 : San Francisco Community | Disembark | Iquitos
Journey into one of the world's largest flooded forests, Pacaya Samiria
Discover the immense biodiversity of the area
Visit the native San Francisco Village, meeting school children & teachers
Arrive in Iquitos and transfer by bus to Nauta, where the Delfin is docked. Board the Delfin and explore the ship before happy hour. Attend dinner in the dining room and, when finished, join your guides on the top observation deck to learn about your journey.
In the morning, take a catamaran journey and arrive at the only canopy walkway in the area. The walkway provides spectacular views of the Amazon's wildlife and vegetation. Canoe through to Tawampa Lake and hope to see the giant arapaima, the largest freshwater fish in the world.
Eat lunch on board before arriving at Jacinto Lake or Nauta Cano, areas full of small creeks and lagoons. Sail or kayak quietly near the shore and explore marshes, streams, and oxbows. Take a skiff to do piranha fishing.
In the evening, begin a night safari in search of night herons, paupaques, owls, and fish bats. You may also see spectacled and black caimans.
Day 4 San Francisco Community | Disembark | Iquitos
1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
After breakfast, sail for the Amazon Headwaters, where the Ucayali and Maranon Rivers merge to form the Amazon River. Visit the San Francisco village and stroll around the community, visiting markets and meeting school children and their teachers.
Eat lunch on board as the Delfin sails for Nauta. Board a waiting bus for your transfer back to Iquitos. Along the way, stop at the Rescue and Rehabilitation Center of River Mammals to learn about manatees and other threatened species. Arrive at the Iquitos airport for your connecting flights home.
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The Master Suites are located on the second deck and feature a private deck, panoramic windows, mini-bar, in-suite seating area with a sofa bed, fine Peruvian linens, environmentally-friendly amenities, and silent A/C.
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A Deluxe Suite features a king size bed, whirlpool, mini-bar, in-suite seating area with a sofa bed, fine Peruvian linens, environmentally-friendly amenities, and silent A/C.
Single supplement is 50% in addition to the adult rate.
Child policy: 7 years old minimum on all departures. Children aged 11 or under are eligible for a 20% discount from the adult rate.
All meals while on board
All excursions & equipment (including rubber boots & rain ponchos)
Transfers to/from vessel when arriving/departing on recommended flights to/from Iquitos (both around 5 PM)
Entrance fee to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
Natural juices, soda, coffee, tea, water
Beer, house cocktails, pisco cocktails & sours, house wines with lunch and dinner
Air tickets to/from Iquitos
Cost of medical emergencies (including evacuation)
Gratuities (amount suggested per guest: US$ 120.00)
The trip might have been the absolute best of our lifetime (thus far). We particularly want to commend our guide Peter in the Guilin area-he was so incredibly attentive, energetic, enthusiastic-and absolutely dedicated to ensuring that our meals were 100% vegetarian.