Ultimate Amazon Cruise

A spider monkey in the Amazon
Interact with the indigenous people of the Amazon
Admire the beauty of the Amazon
Admire the strange beauty of the Amazon
Explore the Amazon by kayak
Anakonda Amazon River Cruises
A spacious twin room on the M/V Anakonda
Anakonda Amazon River Cruises
Relax in the sitting lounge aboard the M/V Anakonda
Board the M/V Anakonda for this fascinating 8-day itinerary on the Amazon river. Visit remote villages and sail through unique and fragile ecosystems on your luxurious small-ship voyage.

Day 1


Arrive in the city of Coca and transfer to the Río Napo port. Take a 90-minute motorized canoe downstream to board the M/V Anakonda. After boarding, attend a welcome orientation and begin your journey down the Amazon. Following dinner, enjoy an optional nocturnal forest walk to discover the mysteries of this unique environment.

Day 2

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Yasuni National Park

In the morning, disembark for the first daylight close-and-personal tropical rainforest experience, where you will see and learn about the incredible biodiversity of the Amazon.

After lunch, the ship navigates to one of the most pristine and rarely explored sections of Ecuadorian Amazonia, home to the legendary pink river dolphin, black caiman, and anaconda. Also be on the look out for river turtles, various species of monkey, and hoatzins. The only way to actually visit this flooded ecosystem is by canoe, a ride that will reveal the beauty of a lush jungle world. A glamping option is available to those travelers who wish to participate, please inquire for more information.

Day 3

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Visit to a Local Community/Island Exploration

After breakfast, visit a school located on the banks of the Napo River, where you have the opportunity to interact with children in the area. After lunch on the ship, take a moment to relax while the boat navigates upstream. During this time, the crew will offer a lecture and documentary screening. In the afternoon, explore one of the largest river islands of the Napo River.

Day 4

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Observation Tower/Limoncocha Biological Reserve

In the morning, visit an observation tower that has been built against a giant kapok tree. From the top, enjoy an amazing view of the Amazon Basin from above the treetops.

In the afternoon, tour the Limoncocha Biological Reserve, a fascinating protected area where more than 478 bird species and a variety of monkey species have been recorded. This activity extends into the evening, when you may have the chance to see a black caiman. Return to the boat for dinner.

Day 5

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Indillama and Napo River/Yasuni National Park

Today, choose from two different activity options that will allow you to search for amazing wildlife. You may kayak though the Indillama River, one of the Napo River's effluents that goes into Yasuni National Park. On the other hand, you can choose to go in a canoe ride through the Napo River. It's up to you!

Day 6

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Panacocha Biological Corridor

Continue down the Panayacu River delta. Stop for an exploratory canoe trip and experience the sights and sounds of this fascinating reserve. Seek out pink river dolphins and common squirrel monkeys. Flooded by white waters, the rivers and lakes which comprise the Pañacocha ecosystem provide the perfect habitat for water monkey fish, white caiman, and the infamous piranha. Enjoy a delicious Amazon-style BBQ meal and refreshing beverages at a nearby camping site. In the afternoon, disembark and hike the trails that circle the area.

Day 7

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Parrot's Clay Licks-SaniWarmi/Yasuni National Park

Head over to the Parrot Clay Licks, a great place to witness one of the most exciting wildlife spectacles in the Amazon. In the afternoon, visit the Sani Warmi Kichwa Interpretation Center, where a group of Kichwa women will dicuss their customs, cuisine, and everyday life.

After lunch, make a stop at the Yakukawsay Kichwa Interpretation Centre, and end with an evening walk through the rainforest (depending on accessibility, river water levels and weather conditions).

Day 8

  • Breakfast


In the morning, disembark the Anakonda and arrive back in Coca by motorized canoe. Transfer to the airport for your connecting flights onward.

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Triple rooms are also available. Please contact us for more information.

Glamping is available for $300/person/night.

*Depending on the start date, the days in this itinerary might be reversed.
Internal Flights:  $200  Quito - Coca - Quito

Triple discounts available. Please contact us for details.

NOTE: The detailed itinerary above is a standard model of our operation. We intend to offer everything as planned, but it is important to note depending on technical or operational difficulties beyond our control, the M/V Anakonda Amazon Cruise reserves the right to modify the itinerary without notice.

-Transportation to and from Coca airport and M/V Anakonda
-Accommodation on board
-Scheduled visits according to the itinerary with a certified naturalist guide
-Unlimited supply of hot water, coffee and tea
-All meals on board
-Admission to communities and parks

Not Included:
-Transportation to and from Quito airport
-Air Ticket Quito - Coca - Quito ($190 per person; subject to change)
-Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
-Wi-Fi Internet
-Personal expenses
-Other services not specified in the program