This fantastic 5-day Amazon River cruise takes you through some of the most astonishingly biodiverse landscapes in the world. Monkeys, sloths, and tropical birds inhabit the trees, jaguars prowl the forest, and manatees, dolphins and otters float through the river's murky waters. Welcome to the Amazon jungle.
Hike through the unique Fundo Casual flooded ecosystem
Swim and explore fabulous Nauta Caño
Discover Yanayaquillo River's flora & fauna on a skiff exploration
The crew will be expecting your arrival at the airport, then transfer all together in a comfortable private vehicle. Start off with a lunchbox as you begin the journey to Nauta. While the Delfin III begins its initial navigation, you will enjoy the most fantastic panoramic views from the elegantly outfitted observation area located on the third deck. The bartender will be waiting to serve you with an exotic cocktail made with regional fruits and pisco, the beloved national brandy liquor of Peru. Then, your naturalist guide will give you an overview of your journey’s schedule, activities, route, highlights, wildlife and vegetation to keep your eye out for, geographical and historical background, and other useful details.
In the morning, join your guides for exploration by skiff and a jungle trail walk. Take a hike through the unique, flooded ecosystem and observe the canopy trees and buttress roots of the forest. After lunch, enjoy a spectacular skiff exploration and swimming adventure through the fabulous Yanayucu River.
You will start cruising through the Yanayacu and Pucate Rivers, peeking into different creeks and lagoons. This is one of the best preserved and protected zones of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Your guide will use his expert eye to pinpoint all the biodiversity of this region. You will even have the opportunity to swim in the jungle river along with the famous pink dolphins!
The skiffs skim the Samiria River and its tributaries, where an abundance of wildlife hides in the deep rainforest, such as blue and yellow macaws, scarlet macaws, toucans, umbrella birds, monkeys, and river others, capybaras and more. Your naturalists and his expert eye pinpoint all the biodiversity of this region. This is also a popular dolphin feeding spot so you won´t be the only one enjoying the plethora of fish below.
After a delicious lunch, visit Nauta Caño Creek. Also, go fishing for the famous piranha, a delightful and challenging experience you won’t forget! As night approaches, your guide will take you on a night safari in search of caiman alligators and night birds.
Today, visit the community of San Francisco. This includes a short skiff ride and jungle walk to meet local villagers who have called Amazonia their home for generations. Here you will visit a market featuring amazing arts and crafts from the local women. Following this visit will be a jungle walk with your guides to search for nocturnal creatures. Your next excursion will be done by skiff where you visit your first location populated of sloths, iguanas, and recently a new favorite location for anteaters. Birdwatchers are likely to check off their bucket list, the Yellow-rumped caciques, and the very elegant egrets.
Day 5: Disembark | Transfer to Iquitos
Disembark the Delfin III and board a waiting bus for your transfer back to Iquitos. Along the way, stop at the Rescue and Rehabilitation Center of River Mammals (ACOBIA) to learn about manatees and other threatened species. Arrive at the Iquitos airport for your connecting flights home.
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Located on the Main Deck, with king size beds with fine Peruvian cotton, comfortable sitting areas, and attention to every detail.
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Located on the Upper Deck, with king size beds with fine Peruvian cotton, comfortable sitting areas, and attention to every detail.
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Located on the Main Deck. Added amenities include: one complimentary 60-minute spa treatment per guest, stocked mini-bar, scented bath upon request, and complimentary laundry (limited to 10 pieces twice per cruise).
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Located on the Upper Deck. Added amenities include: one complimentary 60-minute spa treatment per guest, stocked mini-bar, scented bath upon request, and complimentary laundry (limited to 10 pieces twice per cruise).
Single Supplement is + 50%-75% 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.
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