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Explore South America on a river cruise for an unforgettable adventure. Navigate the Amazon River, the longest and largest in the world, passing through places of incredible biodiversity such as IquitosNauta, and Coca. You will travel through lush rainforest, towering mountains, and pristine riverside villages. You will also visit cities full of history and culture, such as Quito and Cuzco. And don't forget to explore the incredible wildlife of Yasuni National Park: it's a nature lover's paradise! Prices for South America river cruises range from $1,420 to $20,999 for 5 to 23 days trips. Contact one of our expert travel advisors to help you plan the best adventure of 2023.
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A pair of macaws in the Amazon
$5,135
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Authentic Amazon

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/V Anakonda
  • Enjoy exploratory canoe trips
  • Visit the Parrot Clay Licks
  • Kayak though the Indillama River
  • Learn from Kichwa women
Activities:
Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the wonderful flora and rich wildlife of the Amazon Basin on this 8-day expedition cruise aboard the M/V Anakonda. Explore the Yasuni, Ecuador’s largest National Park, a wild and untamed realm in the heart of the Ecuadorian Rainforest. Kayak along black waters escorted by otters and …
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River in the Amazon Rainforest
$1,785
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Amazon Journey via Ucayali River -High Water Season

4 Day Itinerary aboard La Perla
  • See pink and grey dolphins play
  • Visit the birth place of the Amazon
  • Meet and visit with locals
Starts / Ends:
Iquitos / Nauta
Activities:
Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join La Perla on this 4-day journey down the Amazon River! This great adventure is designed for those nature lovers who do not have much time to travel. Your journey offers a worthy view of life in the Amazon jungle, including piranha fishing, wildlife spotting, visit local villages, and …
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Tree frog spotted in the Amazon
$4,230
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Luxury Amazon Discovery - High Water

4 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Nera
  • Visit the Manatee Rescue Center
  • Journey through Jungle of Mirrors
  • Discover the town of Nauta
Starts / Ends:
Iquitos / Iquitos
Activities:
Fishing, Kayaking, Local Market Visits, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Aqua Nera in the remote colonial city of Iquitos, Peru for this 4-day luxury Amazon River Cruise. Journey along the Ucayali River, the Amazon’s largest tributary, as well as other neighboring rivers (the Yarapa and Dorado), each one rich in vibrant wildlife and thriving rainforests. …
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Canoe up the Amazon on your small ship cruise
$5,700
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Amazon Encounter

5 Day Itinerary aboard Delfin Amazon Cruises
  • Explore the MaraƱon & Ucayali River
  • Canoe Tawampa Lake
  • Swim with Amazon dolphins
Activities:
Fishing, Kayaking, Local Market Visits, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the legendary Amazon river on this 5-day luxury cruise aboard the Delfin. Encounter the local and remote villages that line the river and search for the mysterious pink river dolphin which lives between its shores. This Amazon cruise treats travelers to an exciting journey on South …
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Interact with the locals on your small ship Amazon cruise
$4,450
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Amazon Discovery

4 Day Itinerary aboard Delfin Amazon Cruises
  • Journey to Pacaya Samiria Reserve
  • Discover immense biodiversity
  • Visit San Francisco Village
Activities:
Fishing, Kayaking, Local Market Visits, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the famed Amazon river aboard the Delfin on this four-day luxury trip. Explore the river's indigenous and secluded settlements and look for the enigmatic pink river dolphin that lives between its beaches. Enjoy pauses in the picturesque ports of Amazonas Village and Yamayacu Pucate from …
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Llama at Machu Picchu ruins
$8,390
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Wild Peru Escape: Amazon & Machu Picchu

9 Day Itinerary aboard Delfin II
  • Explore with indigenous guides
  • Skiff or walk thru the rainforest
  • Make personal kayak explorations
  • Discover a profusion of wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Lima / Nauta
Activities:
Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the luxurious Delfin II to discover the pristine upper reaches of the legendary Amazon on this 9-day voyage. There seems to be a pulse to the Amazon - a kind of undercurrent.Spend unforgettable days in a seldom-seen, cathedral of green, along inky waters that at oncerelax and invigorate.Wild …
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A monkey in the Amazon
$3,615
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Luxury Amazon Discovery - High Water

4 Day Itinerary aboard Aria Amazon
  • Visit the Manatee Rescue Center
  • Journey through Jungle of Mirrors
  • Discover the town of Nauta
Starts / Ends:
Iquitos / Nauta
Activities:
Fishing, Kayaking, Local Market Visits, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Aria Amazon in the remote colonial city of Iquitos, Peru for this 4-day luxury Amazon River Cruise. Journey along the Ucayali River, the Amazon’s largest tributary, as well as other neighboring rivers (the Yarapa and Dorado), each one rich in vibrant wildlife and thriving …
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Riding a traditional canoe down the river
$1,785
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Amazon Journey-High Water Season

4 Day Itinerary aboard La Perla
  • Visit Pacaya Samiria National Reser
  • Admire the incredible wildlife
  • Learn more about the Amazon culture
Starts / Ends:
Nauta / Iquitos
Activities:
Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take an unforgettable 4-day journey down the Amazon River aboard La Perla! This great adventure is designed for those nature lovers who do not have much time to travel. Your journey offers a worthy view of life in the Amazon jungle, including piranha fishing, wildlife spotting, visiting local …
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Sunrise over the Amazon
$5,640
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Luxury Amazon Explorer - High Water

5 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Nera
  • Explore the black water river
  • Watch the famous pink dolphins
  • Fish for ferocious piranhas
Starts / Ends:
Iquitos / Iquitos
Activities:
Fishing, Kayaking, Local Market Visits, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 5-day luxury cruise aboard the Aqua Nera. Begin in the remote colonial city of Iquitos, Peru, and voyage into the Amazon rainforest. Go piranha fishing, trek into the dense jungle in search of Amazon monkeys, watch pink dolphins at play, and enjoy guided tours of Pacaya-Samiria …
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Sunset over the still waters of the Amazon
$10,500
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Luxury Amazon Expeditions Cruise - Low Water

Nauta-Nauta - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Aqua Nera
  • Experience birdwatching
  • Discover some products
  • Visit some villages
  • Enjoy Swimming and kayaking
Starts / Ends:
Nauta / Nauta
Activities:
Kayaking, Local Market Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This is an8-day Amazon Cruise exploration from Nauta to Nauta and enjoys your village and local market visits. Start your journey in Nauta and experiencemorning birdwatching along the Marañon River,kayak in the Yanayacu-Pucate River and look out for Amazon’s legendary pink river …
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Looking up the trunk of a giant rainforest tree
$1,785
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Amazon Journey-Low Water Season

4 Day Itinerary aboard La Perla
  • Visit Pacaya Samiria National Reser
  • Admire the incredible wildlife
  • Learn more about the Amazon culture
Starts / Ends:
Nauta / Iquitos
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an immersive 4-day journey down the Amazon River aboard La Perla! This great adventure is designed for those nature lovers who do not have much time to travel. Your journey offers a worthy view of life in the Amazon jungle, including piranha fishing, wildlife spotting, visiting local …
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Saki Monkey in the Amazon
$3,000
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Amazon Journey via Ucayali River - High Water Season

4 Day Itinerary aboard Zafiro
  • Visit the Mirrored Forest
  • See pink and grey dolphins play
  • Explore the black water streams
Starts / Ends:
Iquitos / Nauta
Activities:
Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This4-day journey down the Amazon River aboard Zafiro is a great adventure designed for those nature lovers who do not have much time to travel. Your journey offers an unforgettable view of life in the Amazon jungle, including piranha fishing, wildlife spotting, local village visits, and …
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Enjoy a sightseeing trip in a canoe.
$1,750
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Amazon Odyssey

5 Day Itinerary aboard Tucano
  • Tour through the flooded forest
  • Learn traditions of local people
  • Watch for caiman, sloths and birds
Activities:
Fishing, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This compact Amazon cruise is especially good for travelers who do not have much time to travel in the Amazon, but would still like to experience the essence of Amazon wildlife and culture. Though brief, this cruise offers an authentic experience and one where travelers can capture the spirit of …
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Colorful canoes await passengers on the river
$1,785
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Amazon Journey via Ucayali River-Low Water Season

4 Day Itinerary aboard La Perla
  • See pink and grey dolphins play
  • Visit the birth place of the Amazon
  • Meet and visit with locals
Starts / Ends:
Iquitos / Nauta
Activities:
Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join La Perla on a four-day trip down the Amazon River! Those who enjoy the great outdoors but don't have a lot of time on their hands should take advantage of this incredible journey. You'll get a firsthand look at life in the Amazon jungle, including piranha fishing, wildlife viewing, and …
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Explore the Amazon by kayak
$5,135
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Ultimate Amazon

8 Day Itinerary aboard M/V Anakonda
  • Admire the rainforest landscape
  • Meet the legendary pink dolphin
  • Visit an observation tower
  • Tour the Limoncocha Reserve
Activities:
Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This fascinating 8-day itinerary takes you to the hearth of the Ecuadorian Rainforest, a unique ecosystem filled with an incredible biodiversity. This once-in-a-lifetime adventure provides many close encounters with the teaming wildlife of the Yasuni, the largest of Ecuador's continental …
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Pink Dolphins swimming in the Amazon River
$4,138
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Amazon Discoveries: Search for the Pink Dolphin

8 Day Itinerary aboard Manatee
  • Watch for the pink river dolphin
  • Interact with local school children
  • Visit a flooded ecosystem by canoe
  • View the Amazon Basin from above
Activities:
Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the Amazon's unique ecosystem and incredible biodiversity first hand! Board the Manatee for an 8-day adventure that begins and ends in Coca. Your journey includes the chance to see the famous pink river dolphin, visit local communities, kayak, watch for wildlife, and much more.
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Two kayakers making their way down the Amazon River.
$4,138
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Exploring the Amazon Rainforest

8 Day Itinerary aboard Manatee
  • Explore the banks of the Napo River
  • Seek out pink river dolphins
  • Learn from Kichwa women
  • Visit a local school
Starts / Ends:
Quito / Quito
Activities:
Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day journey takes you into the endless heart of the Ecuadorian Rainforest,which extends its fabulous prism of life throughout the Amazon Basin. This inspiring adventure provides many unexpected, astonishing encounters with the teaming wildlife of the Yasuni, the largest of Ecuador's …
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Admire the strange beauty of the Amazon
$2,568
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Amazon Exploration

4 Day Itinerary aboard M/V Anakonda
  • Watch for pink river dolphins
  • Visit a parrot clay lick
  • Learn the indigenous way of life
Activities:
Rainforest Exploration, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Ecuadorian Amazon on this 4 day cruise aboard the M/V Anakonda. Sail through the Panayacu River Delta to Yasuni National Park, home to the largest Parrot Clay Lick in the Amazon. Visit with the Kichwa women to hear about their customs and everyday life. Walk and canoe along the banks of …
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