ITINERARIES

The Amazonian journeys, with the help of our expert guides, form part of the most genuine way to get close up to the fauna and flora of the Amazon, discovering and feeling in our own skin the cultures built around the waters of the river.

The itineraries are based on raining / high water seasons and drought / low water, and may vary according to variations in climate. All activities are optional and are made 2 to 3 times a day.

Among the activities included in the itineraries are swimming with dolphins, fishing for piranhas at dusk, skirting the river banks in search of creatures, bird watching, hiking, and visits to communities.

ITINERARY 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

DEPARTURE ON SUNDAY

Embark on a unique tour of the Amazon. Four days and three nights to discover the immensity of a land where nature draws amazing landscapes and life takes unpredictable forms. Enter into the deepest jungle and get to know, first hand, all the peculiarities of the Amazon and its surroundings.

High Water Season | November- May
Low Water Season | June – October

The itineraries and programs proposed by Jungle Experiences may vary depending on the weather, the river water level in each season and the migratory cycles of the animals. The visit to the communities will depend on the availability of its inhabitants.

NEXT DEPARTURES

Day 1 - Sunday: Birth of The Amazon- Yanayacu Yacapana IQUITOS/ NAUTA/ AMAZON RIVER
  • Airport pick-up and boarding. You will be picked up by our team and transfered by bus to our private port in Nauta, where the boarding will take place.
  • Begin navigating and the explanation of the history of the origin of the Amazon. While La Perla begins its tour of the Marañón River, our naturalist guides will explain the history of the origin of the Amazon River as you gaze at the panoramic view of the river that our deck offers.
  • First lunch on board. We will enjoy the first dining experience on board First informative talk. Our guides will meet with you where they will explain the particularities of the trip and the places that are going to be visited.
  • Boat trip to the Yanayacu communal reserve of Yacapana. We will go out in search of wild life by the Yanayacu communal reserve of Yacapana, where we will be able to see the biggest aquatic plants of the world, Victoria Regia, as well as many species of birds, iguanas, sloths and even pink dolphins. At nightfall we will also search for caimans, owls and capybaras.
  • Welcome dinner and live show. The first dinner on board will be an experience for the palate, combining the freshest food from the Amazon rainforest. After dinner, we will enjoy a concert performed by the boat band and accompany your music with some delicious cocktails.
  • Reading about the origins of the Amazon. After dinner, our guides will invite you to a reading about the origins of the world’s largest river.

* Our team is prepared to attend any special nutritional needs. Notify your crew about preferences in advance so that we can offer you the best alternative.

Day 2 -Monday: Yanayacu de Yacapana – Yarapa AMAZON RIVER/ YARAPA RIVER/ UCAYALI RIVER/ VISTA ALEGRE
  • Early wake up with a serenade. We will start the day early to enjoy a unique scene, the dawn over the waters of the Amazon River. After that, we will make a small excursion in which we will observe the birds of the communal reserve of Yanayacu de Capana.
  • Breakfast on board. After the tour, we will return to La Perla to enjoy the most important meal of the day, breakfast, while the cruise continues towards the Ucayali River.
  • Excursion in search of wildlife. We will go on an excursion in which we will explore the Yarapa River, looking for wildlife.
  • Return to La Perla for lunch. We will enjoy a delicious lunch on board and spend some time relaxing on board. Geographical orientation and brief talk about the Amazon. Our naturalist guides will give a brief talk about Amazonian culture and geography.
  • Visit to Vista Alegre Butterfly Farm. We will do a small excursion in which we will discover everything about the Amazonian butterflies; beings that have a surprising relevance in the life of the Amazon.
  • Dinner on board and live music. We will finish the day off with a delicious dinner on board and enjoy a live music concert.
  • Night tour. We will embark on a boat trip in search of alligators, snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, anacondas, nocturnal monkeys and other Amazonian species.
Day 3- Tuesday: Yarapa River—Caño PirañaUCAYALI RIVER/ MARAÑON RIVER/ PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE
  • Navigating the black waters of the Yarapa River. We will embark on a trip along the Yarapa River in search of wildlife.
  • Return on board for breakfast. Enjoy a delicious breakfast on board La Perla.
  • Walk through the jungle. After breakfast we will hike through the jungle, learning about medicinal plants and looking for beings from the Amazon such as tarantulas, toads, spiders and many specimens. We will take advantage of the excursion to learn about survival in the jungle.
  • Live music and dinner. Back on board we will be greeted with live music. Then an exquisite dinner will be served which will give you to a time for relaxation and contemplation of the landscape.
Day 4 - Wednesday; Pacaya Samiria National Reserve PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE/ MARAÑON RIVER/ NAUTA/ IQUITOS
  • Breakfast on board. Enjoy a full breakfast on board.
  • Check-out and departure to the airport. After breakfast, we will check out and we will travel to Iquitos by bus.
  • Visit to the Amazon Manatee Rescue Center. We will stop at the Amazon Manatee Rescue Center, where we will see these beautiful animals close-up.
  • Visit to the city of Iquitos. We will enjoy a brief tour of the city, discovering the highlights of the rubber boom era, such as the Iron House or the Belen Market.
  • Arrival at the airport and return flight.

DEPARTURE WEDNESDAY

Embark on a unique tour of the Amazon. Four days and three nights to discover the immensity of a land where nature draws amazing landscapes and life takes unpredictable forms. Enter into the deepest jungle and get to know, first hand, all the peculiarities of the Amazon and its surroundings.

High Water Season | November- May
Low Water Season | June – October

The itineraries and programs proposed by Jungle Experiences may vary depending on the weather, the river water level in each season and the migratory cycles of the animals. The visit to the communities will depend on the availability of its inhabitants.

NEXT DEPARTURES

Día 1 –Wednesday: PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE MARAÑÓN RIVER / UCAYALI RIVER / PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE
  • Airport pick-up and boarding. You will be picked up by our team and transfered by bus to our private port in Nauta, where the boarding will take place.
  • Begin navigating and the explanation of the history of the origin of theAmazon. While La Perla begins its tour of the Marañón River, our naturalist guides will explain the history of the origin of the Amazon River as you gaze at the panoramic view of the river that our deck offers.
  • First lunch on board. We will enjoy the first dining experience on board
  • First informative talk. Our guides will meet with you where they will explain the particularities of the trip and the places that are going to be visited.
  • Visit to the Pacaya Samiria reserve to observe the Charapa Turtles. We will enter the Samiria Reserve, where we can admire the characteristics of the Charapa Turtles.
  • Night excursion in search of wildlife. At nightfall we will embark again on the search for nocturnal species that inhabit the waters of the Amazon and its surroundings.
  • Meeting with the guides. Back on board we will have a small meeting in which we will share our experiences during the day.
  • Welcome dinner and live show. The first dinner on board will be an experience for the palate, combining the freshest food from the Amazon rainforest. After dinner, we will enjoy a concert performed by the boat band.

* Our team is prepared to attend any special nutritional needs. Notify your crew about preferences in advance so that we can offer you the best alternative.

Day 2 - Thursday: Yanayacu Pucate PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE / SAN REGIS
  • Picnic in the Yanayacu basin of Pucate. We will start our day with the search for a good place inside the Pacaya Samiria Reserve where we enjoy our picnic breakfast surrounded by nature. During breakfast we can admire the pink dolphins, as well as blue and yellow macaws, toucans, monkeys sakis and more.
  • Swim in the river next to the pink dolphins. After breakfast we will have the opportunity to swim in the river next to the pink dolphins.
  • Excursion to hanging bridges. We will take a trip to the hanging bridges, where we will look for wild life and enjoy the immensity of the landscape from the treetops.
  • Lunch on board La Perla. We will return aboard to enjoy a full lunch as we head towards the San Regis community.
  • Ceremony with shamans.The shamans will make us part of their ceremonies by showing us the traditions of the Amazonian cultures. We will also perform the tree planting ceremony, in which each traveler can leave his mark on the Amazon landscape by planting his own tree.
  • Return to La Perla and dinner on board with live music. Back on La Perla we will enjoy a delicious dinner accompanied by live music.
  • Night excursion by boat through the ̈jungle of mirrors ̈. We will sail by boat through the waters of Nauta Caño, inside the Reserva Pacaya Samiria, discovering the lagoons of black water on which the treetops are reflected.
Day 3 - Friday San José de Zarapanga Shiriyucu RESERVA NACIONAL PACAYA SAMIRIA / NAUTA PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE/ NAUTA
  • Breakfast on board. After waking up a little later than in previous days, we will enjoy breakfast on board.
  • Fishing for piranhas. We will go fishing for piranhas in the black water stream of San José de Zarapanga called Shiriyacu, using the equipment and local techniques for fishing.
  • Lunch on board La Perla. We will recharge our batteries with a full lunch on board.
  • Visit to the Kukama Prado indigenous village and culinary demonstration.We will learn about ancient traditions and traditional medicine. We will also see how the inhabitants of this village live and we will discover some secrets about their culinary tranditions.
  • Boat excursion. We will enjoy a boat trip to observe the colors of the sunset over the Amazon. We will wait until night to listen to the sounds emitted by the jungle after sunset.
  • Farewell dinner on board and the presentation of the crew. We will finish the day with a delicious dinner on board and the presentation of the crew, while the cruise ship is heading to the city of Nauta.
Day 4 - Saturday Iquitos NAUTA/IQUITOS
  • Breakfast on board. Enjoy a full breakfast on board.
  • Check-out and departure to the airport. After breakfast, we will check out and we will travel to Iquitos by bus.
  • Visit to the Amazon Manatee Rescue Center. We will stop at the Amazon Manatee Rescue Center, where we will see these beautiful animals close-up.
  • Visit to the city of Iquitos. We will enjoy a brief tour of the city, discovering the highlights of the rubber boom era, such as the Iron House or the Belen Market.
  • Arrival at the airport and return flight.

ITINERARY 4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS- DEPARTURE ON SUNDAY

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Our friendly staff from La Perla will be expecting your arrival at the airport.

ITINERARY 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS- DEPARTURE WEDNESDAY

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ITINERARY 7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS

DEPARTURE-SUNDAY

The most complete way to know the most authentic corners of the Amazon and its surroundings. Seven days and six nights to cross the waters of the largest river in the world and walk among wild vegetation, discover the most diverse flora and fauna in the world and immersing yourself with surprising life forms.

The itineraries and programs proposed by Jungle Experiences may vary depending on the weather, the river water level in each season and the migratory cycles of the animals. The visit to the communities will depend on the availability of its inhabitants.

NEXT DEPARTURES

Day 1 - Sunday: IQUITOS/ NAUTA/ AMAZON RIVER Birth of the Amazon River—Yanayacu Yacapana
  • Airport pick-up and boarding. You will be picked up by our team and transfered by bus to our private port in Nauta, where the boarding will take place.
  • Begin navigating and the explanation of the history of the origin of theAmazon. While La Perla begins its tour of the Marañón River, our naturalist guides will explain the history of the origin of the Amazon River as you gaze at the panoramic view of the river that our deck offers.
  • First lunch on board. We will enjoy the first dining experience on board
  • First informative talk. Our guides will meet with you where they will explain the particularities of the trip and the places that are going to be visited.
  • Boat trip to the Yanayacu communal reserve of Yacapana. We will go out in search of wild life by the Yanayacu communal reserve of Yacapana, where we will be able to see the biggest aquatic plants of the world, Victoria Regia, as well as many species of birds, iguanas, sloths and even pink dolphins. At nightfall we will also search for caimans, owls and capybaras.
  • Welcome dinner and live show. The first dinner on board will be an experience for the palate, combining the freshest food from the Amazon rainforest. After dinner, we will enjoy a concert performed by the boat band and accompany your music with some delicious cocktails.
  • Reading about the origins of the Amazon. After dinner, our guides will invite you to a reading about the origins of the world’s largest river.

* Our team is prepared to attend any special nutritional needs. Notify your crew about preferences in advance so that we can offer you the best alternative.

Day 2 - Monday: Amazon River/ Yarapa River/ Ucayali River/ Viste Alegre Yanayacu de Yacapana - Yarapa
  • Early wake up with a serenade. We will start the day early to enjoy a unique scene, the dawn over the waters of the Amazon River. After that, we will make a small excursion in which we will observe the birds of the communal reserve of Yanayacu de Capana.
  • Breakfast on board. After the tour, we will return to La Perla to enjoy the most important meal of the day, breakfast, while the cruise continues towards the Ucayali River.
  • Excursion in search of wildlife. We will go on an excursion in which we will explore the Yarapa River, looking for wildlife.
  • Return to La Perla for lunch. We will enjoy a delicious lunch on board and spend some time relaxing on board.
  • Geographical orientation and brief talk about the Amazon. Our naturalist guides will give a brief talk about Amazonian culture and geography.
  • Visit to Vista Alegre Butterfly Farm. We will do a small excursion in which we will discover everything about the Amazonian butterflies; beings that have a surprising relevance in the life of the Amazon.
  • Dinner on board and live music. We will finish the day off with a delicious dinner on board and enjoy a live music concert.
  • Night tour. We will embark on a boat trip in search of alligators, snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, anacondas, nocturnal monkeys and other Amazonian species.
Day 3 - Tuesday: Yarapa River –Caño Piraña UCAYALI RIVER/ MARAÑON RIVER/ PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE
  • Navigating the black waters of the Yarapa River. We will begin the day by exploring the amazing black waters of the Yarapa River in search of wildlife, while enjoying the scenery around us.
  • Return to La Perla for breakfast. We will enjoy a delicious breakfast on board with which we will recharge our batteries for the rest of the day.
  • Boat excursion for the exploration of the Piraño Caño. We will sail to Cano Piraña, one of the first tributaries of the Reserva Pacaya Samiria, and we will go on a boat excursion to explore this river.
  • Return to La Perla for lunch. Upon boarding La Perla lunch will be served.
  • Walk through the jungle. After breakfast we will hike through the jungle, learning about medicinal plants and looking for beings from the Amazon such as tarantulas, toads, spiders and many specimens. We will take advantage of the excursion to learn about survival in the jungle.
  • Live music and dinner. Back on board we will be greeted with live music. Then an exquisite dinner will be served which will give you to a time for relaxation and contemplation of the landscape.
Day 4 - Wednesday: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve MARAÑON RIVER/ UCAYALI RIVER/ PACAYA SAMRIA NATIONAL RESERVE
  • Breakfast on board. We start the day with an energizing breakfast. •Visit to one of the local riverside families. We will share the customs and cultures of the Amazon rainforest with the inhabitants.
  • Visit to the Pacaya Samiria reserve to observe the Charapa Turtles. We will enter the Samiria reserve, where we can admire the characteristics of the Charapa Turtles.
  • Meeting with naturalist guides to share experiences. Once on board La Perla we will meet with the guides to share the experiences during the day.
  • Dinner on board and live music. We will enjoy live local music followed by an exquisite dinner.
  • Night tour. We will embark on a boat trip in search of alligators, snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, anacondas, nocturnal monkeys and other Amazonian species.
Day 5 - Thursday: Yanayacu Pucate PACAYA SAMRIA NATIONAL RERSERVE/ SAN REGIS
  • Picnic in the Yanayacu basin of Pucate. We will start our day with the search for a good place inside the Pacaya Samiria Reserve where we enjoy our picnic breakfast surrounded by nature. During breakfast we can admire the pink dolphins, as well as blue and yellow macaws, toucans, monkeys sakis and more.
  • Lunch on board La Perla. We will return aboard to enjoy a full lunch as we head towards the San Regis community.
  • Ceremony with shamans. The shamans will make us part of their ceremonies by showing us the traditions of the Amazonian cultures. We will also perform the tree planting ceremony, in which each traveler can leave his mark on the Amazon landscape by planting his own tree.
  • Return to La Perla and dinner on board with live music. Back on La Perla we will enjoy a delicious dinner accompanied by live music.
  • Night excursion by boat through the ̈jungle of mirrors ̈. We will sail by boat through the waters of Nauta Caño, inside the Reserva Pacaya Samiria, discovering the lagoons of black water on which the treetops are reflected.
Day 6 - Friday San José of Zarapanga Shiriyucu PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE / NAUTA
  • Breakfast on board. After waking up a little later than in previous days, we will enjoy breakfast on board.
  • Fishing for piranhas. We will go fishing for piranhas in the black water stream of San José de Zarapanga called Shiriyacu, using the equipment and local techniques for fishing.
  • Lunch on board La Perla. We will recharge our batteries with a full lunch onboard.
  • Visit to the Kukama Prado indigenous village and culinary demonstration.We will learn about ancient traditions and traditional medicine. We will also see how the inhabitants of this village live and we will discover some secrets about their culinary tranditions.
  • Boat excursion. We will enjoy a boat trip to observe the colors of the sunset over the Amazon. We will wait until night to listen to the sounds emitted by the jungle after sunset.
  • Farewell dinner on board and the presentation of the crew. We will finish the day with a delicious dinner on board and the presentation of the crew, while the cruise ship is heading to the city of Nauta.
Day 7 - Saturday: Iquitos NAUTA / IQUITOS
  • Breakfast on board. Enjoy a full breakfast on board.
  • Check-out and departure to the airport. After breakfast, we will check out and we will travel to Iquitos by bus.
  • Visit to the Amazon Manatee Rescue Center. We will stop at the Amazon Manatee Rescue Center, where we will see these beautiful animals close-up.
  • Visit to the city of Iquitos. We will enjoy a brief tour of the city, discovering the highlights of the rubber boom era, such as the Iron House or the Belen Market.
  • Arrival at the airport and return flight.

ITINERARY 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS- DEPARTURE ON SUNDAY

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