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Amatista Amazon Cruise

from $1,650.00

M/V Amatista, is 35.76 meters long, with a unique classic design, which offers all the necessary comforts; still allowing for an exciting adventure in the Amazon jungle.

The 15 cabins have a private restroom with windows overlooking at the Amazon River. Each room is decorated in a beautiful classic style, with wood veneer and they all have air conditioning for your comfort.  One room has the perfect size to serve families, up to triple accommodation.

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Let’s cruising the Amazon on board of Amatista!




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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Amazon Cruises, Wildlife
  • Activity Level Moderate
All about the Amatista Amazon Cruise.

The M/V Amatista accommodates a maximum of 31 passengers. This cruise size has been selected, due to being a perfect one to navigate the Amazon River, providing a comfortable dining room, bar, reading room, sleeping accommodations, modern navigation technology, standards for cruising and water safety. The 15 cabins have a private restroom with windows overlooking at the Amazon River. Each room is decorated in a beautiful classic style, with wood veneer and they all have air conditioning for your comfort.  One room has the perfect size to serve families, up to triple accommodation.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Recharge: Local Shaman Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • Local Living: Local Indigenous Family Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • Arrival transfer
  • Launches and land excursions with our expert naturalist team
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  1. Day 1 Iquitos / Nauta / Amazon River

    12:30 hrs Meet and greet at Iquitos Airport by our Jungle Experience´ staff. Following a 1.5-hours bus transfer to our private Nauta’s pier, where we will get on board.

    14:00 hrs Check-In.

    14:30 hrs Lunch on board.  Brief orientation about the journey, while the ship starts the cruise through the mighty Marañon River.

    17:00 hrs Boat excursion to the junction of the Marañon and Ucayali rivers, where the Amazon River is formed. This first outgoing let us appreciate birds, iguanas, the beautiful pink dolphins and much more.

    18:00 hrs Return to the ship.

    18:30 hrs Reception at the ship with Live Music.

    19:00 hrs Dinner on board.

  2. Day 2 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

    07:30 hrs Breakfast on board.

    09:00 hrs Boat excursion into the Yanayacu Communal Reserve, through the Yacapana River which is plenty of wildlife; such as macaws, three toe sloths, monkeys, pink dolphins and much more.

    12:00 hrs Picnic lunch. We will look for a nice spot in middle of the reserve to recharge energies with a healthy lunch, where some pink dolphins may enrich our panorama.

    13:00 hrs Visit to the Mohena or Zapote lakes for fishing some piranhas using Amazon Old techniques. During our way; we may appreciate variety of birds such as toucans, trogons, owls, flycatchers.

    15:00 hrs Return to the ship.

    18:00 hrs Night boat excursion around The Corriente Lake in the Yanayacu Communal Reserve. We will look for caimans, snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, anacondas, night monkeys and much more.

    20:00 hrs Return to the ship.

    20:30 hrs Dinner on board.

  3. Day 3 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve / Amazon Natural Park

    05:30 hrs Wake up call.

    06:00 hrs Birdwatching guided excursion by the Yarapa River.

    07:30 hrs Breakfast on board.

    09:30 hrs Boat excursion through Yucuruchi Creek, looking for the amazing Victoria Regia (Giant Water Lilie) plants and some Shansho (Hoatzins), a pre-historic looking bird.

    12:30 hrs Lunch on board.

    15:00 hrs Arrival to the AMAZON NATURAL PARK (ANP). ANP is the unique private reserve around the Region, who is running preservation projects on reforestation, flora and fauna.

    16:00 hrs Visit by canoe to Laguna Encantada into the ANP. In this ride we’ll have the chance to observe different species of birds, search for monkeys, iguanas and learn about different fishes from The Amazon.

    18:00 hrs Reception at the ship with Live Music.

    19:30 pm Dinner on board.

  4. Day 4 Amazon Natural Park / Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

    07:30 hrs Breakfast on board.

    08:30 hrs Ceiba trail hike to the spectacular canopy walkway (suspended bridges), looking for a large diversity of wildlife and its precious ecosystem, such as the famous and colorful poison dart frog; whose poison is used for natives to hunt mammals, and the amazing and weird equatorial saky monkey. During the jungle walk we will learn about medicinal plants, some of them unique around this reserve.

    11:30 hrs Arrive to LA MALOKA at ANP, where we’ll have a buffet lunch with live music.

    13:30 hrs After lunch we will get deep into our former believes and learn some of our ancients’ secrets of the rain forest, in a Shaman Ceremony.

    14:30 hrs Return to the ship.

    17:00 hrs Boat excursion to observe the sunset on the Amazon River; waiting for the nightlife to listen the night fauna symphony in Yanayaquillo Creek (Pacaya Samiria National Reserve).  During this excursion we will look for caimans, frogs, tarantulas, snakes and anacondas.

    19:30 hrs Dinner on board.

  5. Day 5 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

    06:00 hrs Wake up call.

    06:30 hrs Boat Excursion to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve through Yanayaquillo Creek;  a small black water tributary that flows into the Yanayacu – Pucate river, a 25 miles ride looking for wildlife; such as pink dolphins, three toe sloths, monkeys, toucans, macaws and much more.

    08:30 hrs Picnic Breakfast. We will look for a nice spot in middle of the reserve to recharge energies with a healthy breakfast, where some pink dolphins may enrich our panorama.

    11:00 hrs Return to the ship.

    11:30 hrs Meeting for a Geographical Orientation.

    12:30 hrs Lunch on board.

    16:00 hrs Visit to a Kokama Etno-linguistic Village.

    18:00 hrs Reception at the ship with Live Music.

    19:30 pm Farewell dinner on board. The ship will sail to Nauta’s Town.

  6. Day 6 Nauta / Iquitos

    07:00 hrs Breakfast on board.

    08:30 hrs Check-out and bus transfer from Nauta’s Town to Iquitos.

    10:30 hrs Small city tour around Iquitos to see the famous houses dating from the rubber time era, such as Iron House, Belen Market and more.

    11:30 hrs Arrive to Iquitos Airport to board your outgoing flight.

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M/V Amatista specifications
  • Capacity: 31 passengers, 3 matrimonials suites, 11 doubles and 1 triple.
  • Length: 127 feet. Width: 28 feet.
  • Observation Deck: mostly covered top deck with full service wet bar and observation area
  • Top Deck: with Dining Room, Wheelhouse, 4 twin bedded cabins and 3 matrimonial bedded cabins
  • Main Deck: with kitchen, 7 twin bedded cabins and one triple bedded cabin
  • Style: La Amatista is built in the style of a 19th-century Amazon riverboat.
  • Security: Radio communication system with separate battery, satellite phone, life jackets, flare signals, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors in each cabin, onboard defibrillator.
  • Boats: Three auxiliary aluminum boats equipped with four-stroke low emission engines, constant radio communication with the ship. Two boats with capacity of 20 passengers each and one with capacity of 6 passengers.
  • Crew: 15, including Cruise Director and 2 naturalist bilingual guides (english-spanish).
  • Accommodation: Up to 31 passengers with private facilities.

Cabins

  • 15 cabins:
  • 14  Double cabins
  • 01  Triple cabin
  • – All with exterior view windows
  • – All with air-conditioning and private bathroom

Cabin Features

Cabins of 16m2 / 170 sq ft with two twin beds or one queen bed and private bathroom with shower. Equipped with a desk, wardrobe, chest of drawers, dresser, hairdryer and amenities basket. The cabin has smoke detectors and hot water 24 hours a day.

Common Areas

  • Exterior Bar-Lounge
  • Interior Lounge/ Lecture room
  • Dining room
  • Observation Deck
  • Lateral passageways
Deck Plan