Peru: Crusing the amazon river

Crusing the Amazon River

Amazon Cruise

Day 01 – Arrival to Lima
Day 02 – Flight from Lima to Iquitos & Amazon Cruise
Day 03 – Cruising across the Amazon River
Day 04 – Cruising across the Amazon River
Day 05 – Cruising across the Amazon River
Day 06 – Cruising across the Amazon River
Day 07 – Cruising across the Amazon River
Day 08 – Transfer out

Detailed Itinerary

The cruise itinerary will depend on the boat you choose and the dates available, this is an example itinerary.

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Day 1: Arrival to Lima

Welcome to Lima! On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel (located in the Airport) with guided assistance. Your guide will offer you some basic information about Peru, such as currency…

…weather and some other information about your tour.
Overnight at selected hotel.

Meals: None
Accommodation: Selected Hotel

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Day 2: Flight from Lima to Iquitos – Amazon Cruse

At the selected time, please make your way inside the airport to board your flight with destination Iquitos. On arrival to Iquitos, you will be met at the airport and transfer to Nauta port where you…

…will enjoy a VIP greeting at the private port along the shores of Marañón River.

Aboard Delfín, you will be introduced to your cozy and exquisite suite, While Delfín begins its initial navigation, enjoy the most fantastic panoramic views with a cocktail made of regional fruits and pisco. 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.
Overnight at your cabin.

Meals: Dinner

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Day 3: Cruising across the Amazon River

Today enjoy breakfast with the wildlife in the Amazon as we explore amongst natures early risers. After lunch, skim the Samiria River 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.
Overnight at your cabin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Selected Hotel

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Day 4: Cruising across the Amazon River

After breakfast, start cruising through the creeks of Yanayaquillo, one of the best and most preserved and protected zones of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve….

…Later, start cruising through the Yanayacu River, peeking into different creeks and lagoons. Your guide will use his expert eye to pinpoint all the biodiversity of this region. Have the chance to enjoy swimming in the jungle river along with the famous pink dolphins!
Overnight at your cabin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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Day 5: Cruising across the Amazon River

The walk at Fundo Casual jungle trail will take you deep into the rainforest on “Terra Firma” (non-flooded forest) where your guide will point out the dynamic creatures and vegetation of the…

…Amazon. Be sure to keep an attentive eye open for spotting surprises!

In the afternoon, we take off to Nauta Cañón Creek where you will have the chance to do some 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.
Overnight at your cabin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

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Day 6: Cruising across the Amazon River

Visit Piraña Cañón Creek, this lovely creek which leads to a lagoon is an ideal place to spend the morning in search of birds and playful monkeys. As your naturalist guide spots various creatures for…

…you, also try to pinpoint some yourself now that you’ve been in the jungle for a few days and have trained your eye a bit!

Next, we will visit the community of San Francisco will include a short skiff ride and jungle walk
to meet local villagers who have called Amazonia their home for generations. Here we will visit a
market featuring amazing arts and crafts from the local women.

This afternoon we venture to find the giant Amazonian water lily Victoria Regia. This beautiful aquatic plant grows in small lagoons known as cochas. Hike a trail with excellent bird watching, and learn about caciques and oropendolas. At the junction of the El Dorado River, look for dolphins and see abundant birdlife. Sharp eyes may find an iguana lazing in the sun and sloths hanging in the upper canopy. A watch is also kept for squirrel monkeys.
Overnight at your cabin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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Day 7: Cruising across the Amazon River

We recommend getting up early this morning appreciate one of the most important zones of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Never does nature seem more bountiful than in the tropics, and…

…early rising is always rewarding since wildlife is most abundant and active with the rising of the sun. The exploration at Clavero Lake on board of our aluminum skiff, you will have the chance to get deep into the rainforest and its fantastic diversity of flora and fauna.
Next, we will venture along the Yarapa River, where you can explore the tributary and listen closely for the sounds from within the mysterious jungle.
Overnight at your cabin.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

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Day 8: Transfer out

With heavy hearts, the staff will wish you farewell as you begin your departure. Transfer back form Nauta Port to the City of Iquitos. On our way from Nauta back to Iquitos airport, you will visit the …

…Rescue & Rehabilitation Center of River Mammals where you will have the chance to meet baby manatees and learn about these wonderful and docile creatures and why they are on the endangered species list.

Our staff will be on hand to help you with your luggage and check in at the airport in Iquitos. The return flight will take you directly to the city of Lima, the capital of Peru.

Meals: Breakfast

Included

• Accommodation specified as per itinerary above.
• Meals specified as per itinerary above.
• 01 Overnight at Lima selected hotel
• 07 Days – 06 Nights program at Delfín III in Suite cabin

Not included

• International Flights
• Domestic Flights
• Travel Insurance
• Meals not specified
• Personal expenses
• Alcoholic beverages
• Tips

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