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  • Available for all departures in 2024.
  • Valid for suites on the first and second deck.

Available for all departures in 2024. Valid for suites on the first and second deck. Not valid for Christmas and New Year's Eve departures. Promotion subject to availability and while stock lasts. Not combinable with other offers.

Valid for bookings until October 31st, 2024.

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PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
First Deck Suite$3600
Second Deck Suite$3700
Master Suite$4000
Zafiro Suite$4600

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Dec 2024
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23 Dec - 26 DecAvailableHIGH$3600$3700$4000$4600 Book now
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PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
First Deck Suite$3600
Second Deck Suite$3700
Master Suite$4000
Zafiro Suite$4600

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

May 2025
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7 May - 10 MayAvailableHIGH$3744$3848$4160$4784 Book now
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17 Dec - 20 DecAvailableHIGH$3744$3848$4160$4784 Book now
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  • All meals on board the Zafiro.
  • All excursions and equipment (including hiking boots and rain ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship when arriving on recommended flights to Iquitos. * In case of staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos – inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour. (info@junglexperiences.com)
  • Entry fee to The Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Sodas, natural juices, coffee, tea, water, local beer, house wines and pisco cocktails are included at lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Welcome drink: Pisco Sour.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. On board Zafiro cruise, we recommend a tip amount of USD 25 to USD 30 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides. * Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests on board the vessels.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Pahuashiro

Pick up at the airport and transfer by private vehicle to Nauta port, for boarding. On the road you will enjoy a box lunch.

Our staff will show you to your suite, which will be equipped with comfortable beds, 100% Peruvian Pima cotton sheets, cotton bathrobes, air conditioning and a private bathroom with a shower and amenities.

Before setting sail, our bartender will serve you a cocktail prepared with local fruit and pisco, the most popular liquor in Peru. You can sip it while enjoying 360° views from the observation deck or a panoramic view from the indoor or outdoor lounge.

Once we start sailing, our naturalist guides will offer an overview of the travel itinerary, including activities, routes, information about wildlife and vegetation, geographical and historical context, as well as other useful info. If you have any doubts or concerns, our guides are always available to answer your questions.

After the welcome briefing, we will enjoy delicious appetizers and have time to rest before the next outing on skiffs to Yacapana, where you will enjoy a night excursion in search of alligators, tarantulas, frogs and other species that appear when the sun goes down.

We’ll then head back to the boat for some free time until dinner on board. Begin your trip with a special Peruvian dinner with an Amazonian influence. It is a varied menu that includes a vegetarian option. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements in advance.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMAppetizersIquitos/NautaTransfer to Nauta City. Boarding and orientation.
Wednesday PMDinnerPahuashiroOuting on skiff. Dinner.

Ucayali River > Yanallpa of Ucayali > Tapiche River > Dorado River

Before breakfast, we’ll head out on a skiff to the Yanallpa area of the Ucayali River in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, where we’ll see many native animal species.

After breakfast, we’ll head out on a skiff to the Tapiche River in search of wildlife.

Before midday, we’ll head back to the boat for a cooking demonstration by the executive chef.

After lunch, whoever is interested may attend a talk about the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, and in the afternoon, we’ll take a skiff to the Dorado river, where we’ll fish using local techniques. Before heading back on board, we’ll enjoy a nighttime outing in search of caimans, tarantulas, and other species that make an appearance after the sun goes down.

Dinner will then be served aboard the Zafiro.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Thursday AMBreakfast LunchUcayali River / Yanallpa del Ucayali / Tapiche RiverOuting on skiff. Peruvian cooking demonstration on board.
Thursday PMDinnerDorado RiverOuting on skiff and fishing. Nighttime outing.

Ucayali River > Yarapa de Ucayali (Black Waters) > Amazon River > Tahuayo River

After breakfast, we’ll set out to explore the Yarapa River, where the famous pink and gray river dolphins swim in its black waters.

Back on the Zafiro, we’ll see the confluence of the Ucayali and Marañón rivers, which give birth to the Amazon River.

After enjoying lunch and resting, we will set out on skiffs on a nice sail on the Amazon river. We will explore and observe the daily activities that local communities do on the river banks. Before heading back to the boat, enjoy a colorful Amazon sunset.

Back on board Zafiro, you’ll have some time to relax and enjoy live music before the presentation by the crew and farewell dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Friday AMBreakfast LunchUcayali River / Yarapa RiverOuting on skiff. Source of the Amazon.
Friday PMDinnerAmazon River / Tahuayo River/ Huasi community.Outing on skiff. Visit to community. Swimming and sunset. Live music. Presentation by the crew and farewell dinner.

Disembark in Iquitos

After breakfast, we will proceed to disembark. On the way to the airport, we will visit the Manatee Rescue Center (Amazon Forever Organization) where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species that authorities have rescued. We will learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, we will be able to see other animals that have also been rescued. We will invite you to make a donation to this dedicated organization and study center.

Afterwards, you’ll be transferred to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMBreakfastDisembarkation / IquitosDisembark in Iquitos. Visit to the Amazon Rescue Center. Airport.

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PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
First Deck Suite$3600
Second Deck Suite$3700
Master Suite$4000
Zafiro Suite$4600

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Jun 2024
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
26 Jun - 29 JunAvailableLOW$3600$3700$4000$4600 Book now
Jul 2024
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
10 Jul - 13 JulAvailableLOW$3600$3700$4000$4600 Book now
Aug 2024
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
21 Aug - 24 AugAvailableLOW$3600$3700$4000$4600 Book now
28 Aug - 31 AugAvailableLOW$3600$3700$4000$4600 Book now
Sep 2024
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
18 Sep - 21 SepAvailableLOW$3600$3700$4000$4600 Book now
22 Sep - 25 SepAvailableLOW$3600$3700$4000$4600 Book now
Oct 2024
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
20 Oct - 23 OctAvailableLOW$3600$3700$4000$4600 Book now

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PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
First Deck Suite$3600
Second Deck Suite$3700
Master Suite$4000
Zafiro Suite$4600

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Jun 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
18 Jun - 21 JunAvailableLOW$3744$3848$4160$4784 Book now
Jul 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
9 Jul - 12 JulAvailableLOW$3744$3848$4160$4784 Book now
16 Jul - 19 JulAvailableLOW$3744$3848$4160$4784 Book now
23 Jul - 26 JulAvailableLOW$3744$3848$4160$4784 Book now
Oct 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
22 Oct - 25 OctAvailableLOW$3743$3848$4160$4784 Book now
29 Oct - 1 NovAvailableLOW$3744$3848$4160$4784 Book now
Nov 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
26 Nov - 29 NovAvailableLOW$3744$3848$4160$4784 Book now
  • All meals on board the Zafiro.
  • All excursions and equipment (including hiking boots and rain ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship when arriving on recommended flights to Iquitos. * In case of staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos – inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour. (info@junglexperiences.com)
  • Entry fee to The Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Sodas, natural juices, coffee, tea, water, local beer, house wines and pisco cocktails are included at lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Welcome drink: Pisco Sour.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. On board Zafiro cruise, we recommend a tip amount of USD 25 to USD 30 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides. * Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests on board the vessels.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Maranón River > Yacapana

Pick up at the airport and transfer by private vehicle to Nauta port, for boarding. On the road you will enjoy a box lunch. Our staff will accompany you to your suite specially equipped with comfortable beds, pure Peruvian pima cotton sheets, cotton bathrobes, air conditioning, private bathroom with shower and amenities.

Before sailing, our bartender will serve you a cocktail prepared with fruits from the region and pisco, the most popular national liquor in Peru. Do not miss the opportunity to savor it while enjoying a full view of the river from the observation deck, or a panoramic view in the indoor or outdoor lounge.

Once we start sailing the naturalist guides will present an overview of the trip program, such as activities, routes, information on wildlife

and vegetation, the geographical and historical background, as well as other useful details. If you have any doubts or questions, our guides are always very happy to assist you.

After the welcome briefing we will enjoy a delicious brunch and have time to rest before the next outing on skiffs to Yacapana, where you will enjoy a night excursion in search of alligators, tarantulas, frogs and other species that appear when the sun goes down.

Return to the ship and dinner on board. Begin your trip with a special Peruvian dinner with an Amazonian influence. It is a varied menu that includes a vegetarian option. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements in advance.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMBrunchIquitos/NautaTransfer to Nauta city. Embark and trip orientation talk. Welcome brunch.
Wednesday PMDinnerYacapanaNight Excursion on skiffs. Dinner on board.

Amazon River > San Joaquin De Omaguas > Yarapa River > Ucayali River

At dawn, before breakfast, we will go out by boat to explore the Amazon River, where we will observe the daily activities that each community carries out on the banks of the river.

Back on the ship you can enjoy our buffet breakfast, which offers a daily selection of traditional dishes, Peruvian specialties, freshly baked homemade products and a variety of freshly prepared juices.

After breakfast we will start a boat excursion to explore the Yarapa black water river in search of wildlife.

Return to the cruise and enjoy lunch on board. Before the activity in the afternoon, the guides will give a talk about the local culture.In the afternoon, we will visit the community of Paranapura, where we will appreciate how they live and learn about their customs, always accompanied by our guides, who will act as interpreters for us.

Towards sunset, we will go in search of animals that can only be seen when the sun goes down: alligators, bats, frogs, tarantulas and other species that populate our biodiverse jungle.

Before dinner, you can enjoy live music by the band on board, which will play a varied repertoire of Amazonian, national and international music.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Thursday AMBreakfast LunchAmazon River / Yarapa RiverOuting on skiffs.
Thursday PMDinnerUcayali RiverVisit Paranapura community. Live music.

Yarapa on Ucayali River (Black Water) – Yucuruchi – Amazon River (Origin)

Before breakfast, we will start an excursion by boat, but this time on the Yarapa River, in search of new imposing landscapes and more emblematic species of the Amazon.

Return to Zafiro for breakfast. After breakfast, we will start a walk in Yucuruchi, the area of the Ucayali River, located in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, where numerous species of native animals will be sighted.

Return to the ship. At noon we will offer lunch and then you will have time to rest before the afternoon outing, a boat trip on the

Amazon River, in search of the curious pink dolphins and other species. Before returning to the ship, appreciate the breathtaking colors of the Amazonian sunset.

Back on the ship, we will have time to rest and relax with live music while we make time before the presentation of the crew and farewell dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Friday AMBreakfast LunchYarapa river / YucuruchiOuting on skiffs and jungle walk.
Friday PMDinnerAmazon RiverExcursion on skiffs. Sighting of pink river dolphins. Live music on board. Crew presentation and farewell dinner.

Disembarkation in Nauta Port

After breakfast, we will proceed to disembark. On your way to the airport, visit Amazon Forever Bio Park, also known as Manatees Rescue Center, where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species. Learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, other animals are also rescued, treated and reinserted in their natural

habitat. Jungle Experiences actively collaborates with this dedicated organization and think tank. We invite you to do so as well and help this meaningful cause.

Transfer to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMBreakfastDisembarkation / IquitosDisembark at Nauta. Visit Amazon Forever Bio Park / Manatees Rescue Center. Rehabilitation of Manatees and other animal species. Airport

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PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
First Deck Suite$4055
Second Deck Suite$4264
Master Suite$4680
Zafiro Suite$5408

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Jan 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
18 Jan - 22 JanAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
25 Jan - 29 JanAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
Feb 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
15 Feb - 19 FebAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
Mar 2025
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1 Mar - 5 MarAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
8 Mar - 12 MarAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
15 Mar - 19 MarAvailableHIGH$4055$4264$4680$5408 Book now
22 Mar - 26 MarAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
Apr 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
5 Apr - 9 AprAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
26 Apr - 30 AprAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
May 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
17 May - 21 MayAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
Dec 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
6 Dec - 10 DecAvailableHIGH$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
  • 1-night accommodation Hotel – Iquitos City.
  • Lunch is included before boarding at our DoubleTree by Hilton Iquitos hotel. (This service depends on the arrival time of the recommended flight, which might change)
  • All meals on board the Zafiro.
  • All excursions and equipment (including hiking boots and rain ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship when arriving on recommended flights to Iquitos. * In case of staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos – inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour. (info@junglexperiences.com)
  • Entry fee to The Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Sodas, natural juices, coffee, tea, water, local beer, house wines and pisco cocktails are included at lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Welcome drink: Pisco Sour.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. On board Zafiro cruise, we recommend a tip amount of USD 25 to USD 30 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides. * Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests on board the vessels.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Amazon River

You’ll be picked up at the airport and brought to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels Iquitos where you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch. On the road to the main dock to board the cruise ship, we will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city of Iquitos.

Our staff will show you to your suite, which will be equipped with comfortable beds, 100% Peruvian Pima cotton sheets, cotton bathrobes, air conditioning, and a private bathroom with a shower and amenities.

Before setting sail, our bartender will serve you a cocktail prepared with local fruit and pisco, the most popular liquor in Peru. You can sip it while enjoying 360° views from the observation deck or a panoramic view from the indoor or outdoor lounge.

After setting sail, our naturalist guides will offer an overview of the travel itinerary, including activities, routes, information about wildlife and vegetation, geographical and historical context, as well as other useful info. If you have any doubts or concerns, our guides are always available to answer your questions.

We’ll then enjoy the welcome dinner. Start your journey by dining Peruvian cuisine with an Amazon flare. There are many options on our menu, including vegetarian alternatives. Please let us know in advance if you have any special dietary needs.

After dinner, you’ll be able to take in stunning views of the starry night sky while we start our journey to the depth of the Amazon rainforest.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMLunchIquitosLunch at DoubleTree by Hilton Iquitos.
Saturday PMDinnerIquitos / Amazon RiverIquitos city tour and transfer to main dock. Boarding and orientation. Welcome dinner

Amazon River > Kukama Reserve (Yanayacu of Yucapana) > Source of the Amazon - Marañón River > Casual > Nauta Creek

Before breakfast, we’ll go out for a boating expedition on the Amazon River to explore the local flora and fauna.

When you get back, enjoy our breakfast buffet, which offers a daily selection of traditional dishes, Peruvian specialties, freshly baked goods and a range of freshly squeezed juices.

After breakfast, we’ll head out to see the confluence of the Ucayali and Marañón rivers, which give rise to the Amazon River. Here we’ll observe pink and gray river dolphins.

We’ll go back to the boat for lunch by midday and then have time to rest. Make sure you attend the talk about the source of the Amazon and the hydrography of the river so that you’ll be up to speed for our walk to Puerto Prado, where we’ll see the Victoria Amazonica, the largest water lily in the world.

We’ll then head back to the boat for dinner and live music.

After dinner, we’ll enjoy a nighttime outing in search of caimans, tarantulas, frogs and other nocturnal species.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Sunday AMBreakfast LunchAmazon River / Native reserve of Kukama (Yanayacu de Yacapana) / Marañón RiverOuting on skiff to the confluence. Pink dolphin watching.
Sunday PMDinnerPuerto Prado / Nauta CreekRainforest walks to admire the Amazonian lily pads. Visit to the community. Live music. Nighttime outing.

Yanayacu of Pucate > Japanese Lagoon > Yanayaquillo > San Regis > Amazonian Natural Park

Breakfast and outing on skiff to different lakes and lagoons, until we reach the Japanese Lagoon. There, we’ll enjoy a picnic and one of the best conserved and protected areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. It’s also a popular spot to view pink river dolphins from the skiff.

Before heading back to the Zafiro, we’ll take a trip to the Yanaquillo.

Once we’re back on the cruise ship, we’ll get ready to go kayaking and take a dip in the black waters.

Head back for lunch aboard the Zafiro. Before starting the afternoon activity, our guides will give a talk about the Amazon philosophy.

Afterward, we’ll take a walk through the rainforest over hanging bridges, where you can admire the riches of the rainforest from the treetops.

Once we’re back on the Zafiro, our bartender will give a demonstration of how to make Peruvian cocktails, and we’ll then enjoy live music while we await the gala dinner with the captain.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Monday AMBreakfast LunchYanayacu de Pucate / Japanese Lagoon / YanayaquilloOuting on skiff. Picnic breakfast. Kayaking and swimming.
Monday PMDinnerSan Regis / Amazon Natural ParkWalk over hanging bridges. Peruvian cocktail demonstration. Live music.

Marañón River - San Regis – Shiriyacu Lake

Breakfast and visit to the community of San Regis, where we’ll learn about the local people’s way of life and traditions.

We’ll also learn about their ancestral traditions from the community’s shaman. With our guides as interpreters, we’ll be able to ask questions about spiritual connections and curing the soul. We’ll then continue the ceremony by planting a tree as a positive contribution to the environment. There, we’ll also see a market set up by women from the community to sell their handmade crafts. Head back for lunch aboard the Zafiro. After resting, the guides will tell us about the myths and legends of the Amazon.

In the afternoon, we’ll head out on a skiff to the Shiriyacu stream. There, we’ll find a good spot to do some piranha fishing using local techniques and equipment. Back on the boat, we’ll enjoy the stunning colors of the sunset.

Return to the Zafiro, live music, and dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Tuesday AMBreakfast LunchMarañón River / San RegisVisit to the community. Welcome ceremony with shaman and tree planting.
Tuesday PMDinnerShiriyacuOuting on skiff and piranha fishing. Sunset. Live music. Presentation by the crew and farewell dinner.

Marañón River – Nauta – Disembark In Nauta – Iquitos Airport

Before breakfast, we’ll visit Nauta, the second most important city in the region. Upon arriving, we’ll take a motorcycle taxi to the local market where we’ll see what business in the city is like firsthand. After, we’ll head back to Zafiro cruise for breakfast.

After breakfast, we will proceed to disembark. On the way to the airport, we will visit the Manatee Rescue Center (Amazon Forever Organization) where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species that authorities have rescued. We will learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, we will be able to see other animals that have also been rescued. We will invite you to make a donation to this dedicated organization and study center.

Afterwards, you’ll be transferred to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMBreakfastMarañon River / Nauta / DisembarkationDisembark in Nauta. Visit to the Amazon Rescue Center. Airport.

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PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
First Deck Suite$3900
Second Deck Suite$4099
Master Suite$4500
Zafiro Suite$5200

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Jun 2024
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
22 Jun - 26 JunAvailableLOW$3900$4100$4500$5200 Book now
Aug 2024
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
10 Aug - 14 AugAvailableLOW$3900$4100$4500$5200 Book now
24 Aug - 28 AprAvailableLOW$3900$4100$4500$5200 Book now
31 Aug - 4 SepAvailableLOW$3900$4100$4500$5200 Book now
Sep 2024
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
7 Sep - 11 SepAvailableLOW$3900$4100$4500$5200 Book now
Nov 2024
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
9 Nov - 13 NovAvailableLOW$3900$4100$4500$5200 Book now
16 Nov - 20 NovAvailableLOW$3900$4099$4500$5200 Book now

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Exclusive, private charters of 5 Days & 4 Nights are also available. CLICK HERE for details

PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
First Deck Suite$3900
Second Deck Suite$4099
Master Suite$4500
Zafiro Suite$5200

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Jun 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
7 Jun - 11 JunAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
28 Jun - 2 JulAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
Jul 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
26 Jul - 30 JulAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
Aug 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
23 Aug - 27 AugAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
30 Aug - 3 SepAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
Sep 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
20 Sep - 24 SepAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
27 Sep - 1 OctAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
Oct 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
4 Oct - 8 OctAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
11 Oct - 15 OctAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
Nov 2025
Next datesSeasonFirst Deck SuiteSecond Deck SuiteMaster SuiteZafiro Suite
8 Nov - 12 NovAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
15 Nov - 19 NovAvailableLOW$4056$4264$4680$5408 Book now
  • 1-night accommodation Hotel – Iquitos City.
  • All meals aboard Zafiro. Every day you will enjoy a variety of flavors such as: oriental, Italian, international, Amazonian and fusion style, always made with local products. Breakfast and lunch are buffet style, and a five course dinner.
  • All excursions and equipment (including hiking boots and rain ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship when arriving on recommended flights to Iquitos. * In case of staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos – inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour. (info@junglexperiences.com)
  • Entry fee to The Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Sodas, natural juices, coffee, tea, water, local beer, house wines and pisco cocktails are included at lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Welcome drink: Pisco Sour.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. On board Zafiro cruise, we recommend a tip amount of USD 25 to USD 30 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides. * Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests on board the vessels.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Marañon River > Nauta Caño

Pick up at the airport and transfer by private vehicle to Nauta port, for boarding. On the road you will enjoy a box lunch.

Our staff will accompany you to your suite specially equipped with comfortable beds, pure Peruvian pima cotton sheets, cotton bathrobes, air conditioning, private bathroom with shower and amenities.

Before sailing, our bartender will serve you a cocktail prepared with fruits from the region and pisco, the most popular national liquor in Peru. Do not miss the opportunity to savor it while enjoying a full view of the river from the observation deck, or a panoramic view in the indoor or outdoor lounge.

Once we start sailing the naturalist guides will present an overview of the trip program, such as activities, routes, information on wildlife and vegetation, the geographical and historical background, as well as other useful details. If you have any doubts or questions, our guides are always very happy to assist you.

After the welcome briefing we will enjoy a delicious brunch and have time to rest before the next outing on skiffs to Nauta Caño, where you will enjoy a night excursion in search of alligators, tarantulas, frogs and other species that appear when the sun goes down.

Return to the ship and dinner on dinner on board. Begin your trip with a special Peruvian dinner with an Amazonian influence. It is a varied menu that includes a vegetarian option. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements in advance.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMAppetizersIquitos/NautaTransfer to Nauta city. Embark and trip orientation talk.
Saturday PMDinnerRiver Maranón / Nauta CañoNight Excursion. Dinner onboard.

Marañon River > Yanayacu de Pucate > San Regis

Early in the morning, we will invite guests to the third deck of the ship to observe the transit of migratory birds.

Afterwards, we will start our excursion by boat to the Yanayacu de Pucate area, where we will appreciate one of the best preserved and protected areas of the Pacaya Samiria reserve. Moreover, we will enjoy a special breakfast in the middle of nature.

Before returning to the ship, those who wish can take a kayak ride. Others might choose to swim in the refreshing black waters of the river.

Back on the boat, our bartender awaits you with a Peruvian cocktail demonstration, after that enjoy lunch. Followed from some time to rest, the guides will give us a talk on Amazonian philosophy.

In the afternoon, we will visit the native community of San Regis, where we will learn about their way of life and traditions. We will also learn about ancestral traditions from the local shaman. Our guides will act as interpreters during this experience, in which you will have the opportunity to ask questions about spiritual connections and the shaman ́s abilities to heal the soul.

After living this experience, we will continue with the ceremony of planting a tree as a positive contribution to the environment.

Moreover, there will be opportunity to appreciate how the women of the community exhibit in a small craft market, pieces and objects made with their own hands.

Back on the ship you will have time to rest and relax with live music while we make time before dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Sunday AMBreakfast LunchRiver Marañon / Yanayacu de PucateExcursion on skiffs. Special breakfast outdoors. Kayaking and swimming experiences. Watch the bartender prepare pisco sour, Peruvian emblematic cocktail.
Sunday PMDinnerSan RegisVisit local community. Blessing ceremony hosted by the chaman, followed by the planting of your own tree. Live music on board.

Marañon River > Amazonian Natural Park > Nahuapa River

After breakfast we will start a walk through the jungle, followed by a canopy walk, which will allow us to admire the richness of the jungle from the top of the trees.

At noon, we will return to the ship for lunch on board, after which we will have time to rest. It is important that you are present at the talk about the animals in the area that are in danger of extinction.

In the afternoon, we will begin our exploration by boat on the Nahuapa River. There you will experience fishing for the famous piranhas, using local equipment and techniques.

Before returning to Zafiro cruise, we will make a night excursion in search of alligators, tarantulas, frogs and other nocturnal species.

Return to Zafiro, live music and dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Monday AMBreakfast LunchMarañon River / Amazonian Natural ParkWalk on suspension bridges.
Monday PMDinnerNahuapa RiverExcursion on skiffs and fishing for piranhas. Night excursion.

Marañon River > Casual > Amazon River

After breakfast, we will start a walk in Casual, in search of wildlife, such as poisonous frogs and other exotic species. In this area we will see the well-known giant trees called Avatar and the “Victoria Amazonica” also known as Victoria Regia or water lilies, the largest aquatic plant on the planet. There you will also have the opportunity to purchase local handicrafts made by local women artisans.

Before noon you will return to the ship where there will be a cooking demonstration by the executive chef.

After lunch, do not miss the talk about the origin of the Amazon, and then start an excursion to the confluence of the Ucayali and Marañón rivers, the place where these two rivers join, also known as the origin of the Amazon River. This area is very popular for watching the curious pink river dolphins.

Return to the ship and have some free time until dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Tuesday AMBreakfast LunchMarañon River / CasualHike, followed by a demonstration on how to prepare a Peruvian dish on board.
Tuesday PMDinnerAmazon RiverOuting on skiffs to reach the confluence of rivers Marañon and Ucayali. Observation of pink river dolphins.

Marañón River > Nauta > Disembarkation > Iquitos

Before breakfast we will visit Nauta, the second most important city in the region. Upon arrival, we will take a motocar tour to the local market where we will learn first-hand what the commercial life of the city is like.

Return to Zafiro for breakfast.

After breakfast, we will proceed to disembark. On your way to the airport, visit Amazon Forever Bio Park, also known as Manatees Rescue Center, where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species. Learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, other animals are also rescued, treated and reinserted in their natural habitat. Jungle Experiences actively collaborates with this dedicated organization and think tank. We invite you to do so as well and help this meaningful cause.

Transfer to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMBreakfastNauta / Disembarkation / IquitosVisit Nauta city. Visit Amazon Forever Bio Park / Manatees Rescue Center. Airport.

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PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
First Deck Suite$7800
Second Deck Suite$8112
Master Suite$8840
Zafiro Suite$10192

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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  • 1-night accommodation Hotel – Iquitos City.
  • Lunch is included before boarding at our DoubleTree by Hilton Iquitos hotel. (This service depends on the arrival time of the recommended flight, which might change)
  • All meals on board the Zafiro.
  • All excursions and equipment (including hiking boots and rain ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship when arriving on recommended flights to Iquitos. * In case of staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos – inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour. (info@junglexperiences.com)
  • Entry fee to The Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Sodas, natural juices, coffee, tea, water, local beer, house wines and pisco cocktails are included at lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Welcome drink: Pisco Sour.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. On board Zafiro cruise, we recommend a tip amount of USD 25 to USD 30 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides. * Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests on board the vessels.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Amazon River

You’ll be picked up at the airport and brought to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels Iquitos where you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch. On the road to the main dock to board the cruise ship we will enjoy a panoramic tour of the city of Iquitos.

Our staff will show you to your suite, which will be equipped with comfortable beds, 100% Peruvian Pima cotton sheets, cotton bathrobes, air conditioning and a private bathroom with a shower and amenities.

Before setting sail, our bartender will serve you a cocktail prepared with local fruit and pisco, the most popular liquor in Peru. You can sip it while enjoying 360° views from the observation deck or a panoramic view from the indoor or outdoor lounge.

After setting sail, our naturalist guides will offer an overview of the travel itinerary, including activities, routes, information about wildlife and vegetation, geographical and historical context, as well as other useful info. If you have any doubts or concerns, our guides are always available to answer your questions.

We’ll then enjoy the welcome dinner. Start your journey by dining Peruvian cuisine with an Amazon flare. There are many options on our menu, including vegetarian alternatives. Please let us know in advance if you have any special dietary needs.

After dinner, you’ll be able to take in stunning views of the starry night sky while we start our journey to the to the depth of the Amazon rainforest.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMLunchIquitosLunch at DoubleTree by Hilton Iquitos.
Saturday PMDinnerIquitos / Amazon RiverIquitos city tour and transfer to main dock. Boarding and orientation. Welcome dinner.

Amazon River > Kukama Reserve (Yanayacu of Yucapana) > Source of the Amazon > Marañon River > Casual > Nauta Creek

Before breakfast, we’ll go out for a boating expedition on the Amazon River to explore the local flora and fauna.

When you get back, enjoy our breakfast buffet, which offers a daily selection of traditional dishes, Peruvian specialties, freshly baked goods and a range of freshly squeezed juices.

After breakfast, we’ll head out to see the confluence of the Ucayali and Marañón rivers, which give rise to the Amazon River. Here we’ll observe pink and gray river dolphins.

We’ll go back to the boat for lunch by midday and then have time to rest. Make sure you attend the talk about the source of the Amazon and the hydrography of the river so that you’ll be up to speed for our walk to Puerto Prado, where we’ll see the Victoria Amazonica, the largest water lily in the world.

We’ll then head back to the boat for dinner and live music.

After dinner, we’ll enjoy a nighttime outing in search of caimans, tarantulas, frogs and other nocturnal species.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Sunday AMBreakfast LunchAmazon River / Native reserve of Kukama (Yanayacu de Yacapana) / Marañon RiverOuting on skiff to the confluence. Pink dolphin watching.
Sunday PMDinnerCasual / Nauta CreekRainforest walks. Live music. Nighttime outing.

Yanayacu de Pucate > Japanese Lagoon > Yanayaquillo > San Regis> Amazonian Natural Park

Outing on skiff to different lakes and lagoons, until we reach the Japanese Lagoon. There, we’ll enjoy a picnic on one of the best conserved and protected areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. It’s also a popular spot to watch pink river dolphins.

Before heading back to Zafiro cruise, we’ll take a trip to the Yanaquillo gorge.

Once we’re back on the cruise ship, we’ll get ready to go kayaking and take a dip in the black waters.

Head back for lunch aboard Zafiro. Before starting the afternoon activity, our guides will give a talk about the Amazon philosophy.

Afterwards, we’ll take a walk through the rainforest over hanging bridges, where you can admire the riches of the rainforest from the treetops.

Once we’re back on the cruise, our bartender will give a demonstration of how to prepare Peruvian cocktails, and we’ll then enjoy live music while we await the gala dinner with the captain.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Monday AMBreakfast LunchYanayacu de Pucate / Japanese Lagoon / YanayaquilloOuting on skiff. Picnic breakfast. Kayaking and swimming.
Monday PMDinnerSan Regis / Amazon Natural ParkWalk over hanging bridges. Peruvian cocktail demonstration. Live music.

Marañon River > San Regis > Shiriyacu Lake

Breakfast and visit to the community of San Regis, where we’ll learn about the local people’s way of life and traditions.

We’ll also learn about their ancestral traditions from the community’s shaman. With our guides as interpreters, we’ll be able to ask questions about spiritual connections and curing the soul. We’ll then continue the ceremony by planting a tree as a positive contribution to the environment. There, we’ll also see a market set up by women from the community to sell their handmade crafts.

Head back for lunch aboard the Zafiro. After resting, the guides will tell us about the myths and legends of the Amazon.

In the afternoon, we’ll head out on a skiff to the Shiriyacu stream. There, we’ll find a good spot to do some piranha fishing using local techniques and equipment. Back on the boat, we’ll enjoy the stunning colors of the sunset.

Return to the Zafiro, live music and dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Tuesday AMBreakfast LunchMarañón River / San RegisVisit to the community. Welcome ceremony with shaman and tree planting.
Tuesday PMDinnerShiriyacuOuting on skiff and piranha fishing. Sunset. Live music.

Marañon River > Nauta > Reserve of Comunal Florida > Pahuashiro

Before breakfast, we’ll visit Nauta, the second most important city in the region. Upon arriving, we’ll take a motorcycle taxi to the local market where we’ll see what business in the city is like firsthand.

After, we’ll head back to Zafiro cruise for breakfast. Then we will be ready to start a new outing, this one consists on a walk on “Comunal Florida” Reserve, in search of wildlife including frogs, birds and other exotic animal species. In this area we will find the popular selected trees known as Caoba or Mahogany.

We’ll have lunch at midday and then rest up for the afternoon activity: another outing on the skiff to explore the area of Pahuachiro and its wildlife.

We’ll then head back to the boat for some free time until dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMBreakfast LunchMarañon River / Nauta / Reserve of Comunal FloridaVisit to Nauta and rainforest walks.
Wednesday PMDinnerPahuashiroOuting on skiff.

Ucayali River > Yanallpa del Ucayali > Tapiche River > Dorado River

Before breakfast, we’ll head out on a skiff to the Yanallpa area of the Ucayali River in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, where we’ll see many native animal species.

After breakfast, we’ll head out on a skiff to the Tapiche River in search of wildlife.

Before midday, we’ll head back to the boat for a cooking demonstration by the executive chef.

After lunch, whoever is interested may attend a talk about the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, and in the afternoon we’ll take a skiff to the Dorado river, where we’ll fish using local techniques. Before heading back on board, we’ll enjoy a nighttime outing in search of caimans, tarantulas and other species that make an appearance after the sun goes down.

Dinner will then be served aboard the Zafiro.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Thursday AMBreakfast LunchUcayali River / Yanallpa del Ucayali / Tapiche RiverOuting on skiff. Peruvian cooking demonstration on board.
Thursday PMDinnerDorado RiverOuting on skiff and fishing. Nighttime outing.

Ucayali River > Yarapa of Ucayali (Black Waters) > Amazon River > Tahuayo River

After breakfast, we’ll set out to explore the Yarapa River, where the famous pink and gray river dolphins swim in its black waters.

Back on the Zafiro, we’ll see the confluence of the Ucayali and Marañón rivers, which give birth to the Amazon River.

After enjoying lunch and resting, we will set out on skiffs on a nice sail on the Amazon river. We will explore and observe the daily activities that local communities do on the river banks. Before heading back to the boat, enjoy a colorful Amazon sunset.

Back on board Zafiro, you’ll have some time to relax and enjoy live music before the presentation by the crew and farewell dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Friday AMBreakfast LunchUcayali River / Yarapa RiverOuting on skiff. Source of the Amazon.
Friday PMDinnerAmazon River / Tahuayo RiverOuting on skiff. Swimming and sunset. Live music. Presentation by the crew and farewell dinner.

Disembark in Iquitos city

After breakfast we will proceed to disembark. On the way to the airport, we will visit the Manatee Rescue Center (Amazon Forever Organization) where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species that authorities have rescued.

We will learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, we will be able to see other animals that have also been rescued from their captors with the intention of turning them into pets or because they have been in threatening conditions. We will invite you to make a donation to this dedicated organization and study center.

Afterwards, you’ll be transferred to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMBreakfastDisembarkation / IquitosDisembark in Iquitos. Visit to the Amazon Rescue Center. Airport.

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PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
First Deck Suite$7500
Second Deck Suite$7800
Master Suite$8500
Zafiro Suite$9800

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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  • 1-night accommodation Hotel – Iquitos City.
  • All meals on board the Zafiro.
  • All excursions and equipment (including hiking boots and rain ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship when arriving on recommended flights to Iquitos. * In case of staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos – inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour. (info@junglexperiences.com)
  • Entry fee to The Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Sodas, natural juices, coffee, tea, water, local beer, house wines and pisco cocktails are included at lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Welcome drink: Pisco Sour.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. On board Zafiro cruise, we recommend a tip amount of USD 25 to USD 30 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides. * Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests on board the vessels.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Marañon River > Nauta Caño

Pick up at the airport and transfer by private vehicle to Nauta port, for boarding. On the road you will enjoy a box lunch.

Our staff will accompany you to your suite specially equipped with comfortable beds, pure Peruvian pima cotton sheets, cotton bathrobes, air conditioning, private bathroom with shower and amenities.

Before sailing, our bartender will serve you a cocktail prepared with fruits from the region and pisco, the most popular national liquor in Peru. Do not miss the opportunity to savor it while enjoying a full view of the river from the observation deck, or a panoramic view in the indoor or outdoor lounge.

Once we start sailing the naturalist guides will present an overview of the trip program, such as activities, routes, information on wildlife and vegetation, the geographical and historical background, as well as other useful details. If you have any doubts or questions, our guides are always very happy to assist you.

After the welcome briefing, we will enjoy delicious appetizers and have time to rest before the next outing on skiffs to Nauta Caño, where you will enjoy a night excursion on skiffs in search of alligators, tarantulas, frogs, and other species that appear when the sun goes down.

Return to the ship and dinner on board. Begin your trip with a special Peruvian dinner with an Amazonian influence. It is a varied menu that includes a vegetarian option. Please let us know of any special dietary requirements in advance.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMAppetizersIquitos/NautaTransfer to Nauta city. Embark and trip orientation talk.
Saturday PMDinnerRiver Maranón / Nauta CañoNight excursion. Dinner onboard.

Marañón River > Yanayacu de Pucate > San Regis

Early in the morning, we will invite guests to the third deck of the ship to observe the transit of migratory birds.

Afterwards, we will start our excursion by boat to the Yanayacu de Pucate area, where we will appreciate one of the best-preserved and protected areas of the Pacaya Samiria reserve. Moreover, we will enjoy a special breakfast in the middle of nature.

Before returning to the ship, those who wish can take a kayak ride. Others might choose to swim in the refreshing black waters of the river.

Back on the boat, our bartender awaits you with a Peruvian cocktail demonstration, after that enjoy lunch. Followed by some time to rest, the guides will give us a talk on Amazonian philosophy.

In the afternoon, we will visit the native community of San Regis, where we will learn about their way of life and traditions. We will also learn about ancestral traditions from the local shaman. Our guides will act as interpreters during this experience, in which you will have the opportunity to ask questions about spiritual connections and the shaman´s abilities to heal the soul.

After living this experience, we will continue with the ceremony of planting a tree as a positive contribution to the environment. Moreover, there will be an opportunity to appreciate how the women of the community exhibit in a small craft market, pieces and objects made with their own hands.

Back on the ship you will have time to rest and relax with live music while we make time before dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Sunday AMBreakfast LunchRiver Marañon / Yanayacu de PucateExcursion on skiffs. Special breakfast outdoors. Kayaking and swimming experiences. Watch the bartender prepare pisco sour, Peruvian emblematic cocktail.
Sunday PMDinnerSan RegisVisit local community. Blessing ceremony hosted by the chaman, followed by the planting of your own tree. Live music on board.

Marañon River – Amazonian Natural Park – Nahuapa River

After breakfast, we will start a walk through the jungle, followed by a canopy walk, which will allow us to admire the richness of the jungle from the top of the trees.

At noon, we will return to the ship for lunch on board, after which we will have time to rest. It is important that you are present at the talk about the animals in the area that are in danger of extinction. In the afternoon, we will begin our exploration by boat on the Nahuapa River. There you will experience fishing for the famous piranhas, using local equipment and techniques.

Before returning to Zafiro cruise, we will make a night excursion in search of alligators, tarantulas, frogs, and other nocturnal species. Return to Zafiro, live music, and dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Monday AMBreakfast LunchMarañon River / Amazonian Natural ParkWalk on suspension bridges.
Monday PMDinnerNahuapa RiverExcursion on skiffs and fishing for piranhas. Night excursion.

Marañon River > Casual > Amazon River

After breakfast, we will start a walk in Casual, in search of wildlife, such as poisonous frogs and other exotic species. In this area, we will see the well-known giant trees called Avatar and the “Victoria Amazonica,” also known as Victoria Regia or water lilies, the largest aquatic plant on the planet. There you will also have the opportunity to purchase local handicrafts made by local women artisans.

Before noon, you will return to the ship where there will be a cooking demonstration by the executive chef.

After lunch, do not miss the talk about the origin of the Amazon, and then start an excursion to the confluence of the Ucayali and Marañón rivers, the place where these two rivers join, also known as the origin of the Amazon River. This area is very popular for watching the curious pink river dolphins.

Return to the ship and have some free time until dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Tuesday AMBreakfast LunchMarañón River / Samiria RiverHike, followed by a demonstration on how to prepare a Peruvian dish on board.
Tuesday PMDinnerAmazon RiverOuting on skiffs to reach the confluence of rivers Marañon and Ucayali. Observation of pink river dolphins.

Marañon River > Nauta > Florida Common Reserve > Pahuashiro

Before breakfast, we will visit Nauta, the second most important city in the region. Upon arrival, we will take a motocar tour to the local market where we will learn first-hand what the commercial life of the city is like.

Return to Zafiro for breakfast. After breakfast, we will be ready to start a new excursion, we will take a walk in the Florida common reserve, in search of wildlife such as: frogs, birds, and other exotic species. In this area, we will see the well-known select trees called mahogany.

At noon, we will offer lunch and then you will have time to rest and restore some energy for the activity of the afternoon, a boat excursion to explore the Pahuachiro area and its wildlife.

Back at Zafiro, enjoy the wonderful light and the incomparable colors that unfold in the sky of these latitudes during sunset.

Dinner on board.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMBreakfast LunchNauta / PahuashiroVisit Nauta city. Hike and observation of selected trees. Outing on skiffs.
Wednesday PMDinnerYacapanaOuting on skiffs.

Amazon River > San Joaquin de Omaguas > Yarapa River > Ucayali River

At dawn, before breakfast, we will go out by boat to explore the Amazon River, where we will observe the daily activities that each community carries out on the banks of the river.

Back on the ship, you can enjoy our buffet breakfast, which offers a daily selection of traditional dishes, Peruvian specialties, freshly baked homemade products, and a variety of freshly prepared juices. After breakfast, we will start a boat excursion to explore the Yarapa black water river in search of wildlife.

Return to the cruise and enjoy lunch on board. Before the activity in the afternoon, the guides will give a talk about the local culture.

In the afternoon, we will visit the community of Paranapura, where we will appreciate how they live and learn about their customs, always accompanied by our guides, who will act as interpreters for us. Towards sunset, we will go in search of animals that can only be seen when the sun goes down: alligators, bats, frogs, tarantulas, and other species that populate our biodiverse jungle.

Before dinner, you can enjoy live music by the band on board, which will play a varied repertoire of Amazonian, national, and international music.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Thursday AMBreakfast LunchAmazon River / Yarapa RiverOuting on skiffs
Thursday PMDinnerUcayali RiverVisit Paranapura community. Live music.

Yarapa on Ucayali River (Black Water) > Yucuruchi > Amazon River (Origin)

Before breakfast, we will start an excursion by boat, but this time on the Yarapa River, in search of new imposing landscapes and more emblematic species of the Amazon.

Return to Zafiro for breakfast. After breakfast, we will start a walk in Yucuruchi, the area of the Ucayali River, located in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, where numerous species of native animals will be sighted.

Return to the ship. At noon we will offer lunch and then you will have time to rest before the afternoon outing, a boat trip on the Amazon River, in search of the curious pink dolphins and other species. Before returning to the ship, appreciate the breathtaking colors of the Amazonian sunset.

Back on the ship, we will have time to rest and relax with live music while we make time before the presentation of the crew and farewell dinner.

MealsPlaceDescription
Friday AMBreakfast LunchYarapa River / YucuruchiOuting on skiffs and jungle walk.
Friday PMDinnerAmazon RiverExcursion on skiffs. Sighting of pink river dolphins. Live music on board. Crew presentation and farewell dinner.

Disembarkation in Nauta Port

After breakfast, we will proceed to disembark. On your way to the airport, visit Amazon Forever Bio Park, also known as Manatees Rescue Center, where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species. Learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, other animals are also rescued, treated, and reinserted into their natural habitat.

Jungle Experiences actively collaborates with this dedicated organization and think tank. We invite you to do so as well and help this meaningful cause.

Transfer to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMBreakfastDisembarkation / IquitosDisembark at Nauta. Visit Amazon Forever Bio Park / Manatees Rescue Center. Rehabilitation of Manatees and other animal species. Airport

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  • Box breakfast upon arrival.
  • All meals aboard La Perla. Every day you will enjoy a variety of flavors made with products from the area. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served buffet style.
  • All hiking and equipment (including hiking boots and ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship upon arrival on recommended flights to Iquitos.
    • In case you are staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos, inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour, email info@junglexperiences.com.
  • Entrance fee to the Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Natural juices, coffee, infusions are included. One beverage to choose: soda, local beer, or one glass of wine is included during lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette: We recommend a tip amount of USD 20 to USD 25 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides.
    • Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Marañon River > Nauta Caño

Upon your arrival at the airport, we will be waiting for you to start the adventure. We will take a city tour of Iquitos, a colorful, dynamic city with a captivating past. In this tour you will be able to appreciate the most emblematic attractions of the city.

Then, we will transfer by private vehicle to the city of Nauta, the historic river port where we will embark. Upon arrival in Nauta (about two hours from Iquitos), we will board La Perla and our staff will accompany you to your cabin. All cabins are specially equipped for you to enjoy the most comfortable stay.

The ship will start sailing down the Marañón River, as the naturalist guides present the trip plan, the routes to follow and the scheduled activities, and the best thing: they will begin to introduce us to the wonderful world of Amazon wildlife. Pay attention to their advice and recommendations, and keep in mind that if you have any doubts or questions, our guides will always be more than happy to assist.

After this presentation, enjoy a welcome lunch, your first experience with the delights of regional cuisine. The menu offers several options, including a vegetarian alternative. If you have any particular requirement, please let our crew members know in advance, so that we can attend to it in a timely manner.

Before dinner, we will start a night boat excursion to the Nauta Caño area, in search of animals that can only be seen when the sun goes down: alligators, bats, frogs, tarantulas and other species that inhabit the Amazon basin.

After this first immersion in the jungle world, we will return to the ship and enjoy dinner and then you can rest and recover energies for the next day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Sunday AMBox Breakfast / LunchIquitos/NautaArrival in Iquitos and city tour. Transfer to Nauta. Embarkation. Orientation talk and welcome lunch.
Sunday PMDinnerMarañon River / Nauta CañoOuting on skiffs and night excursion.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve > Yanayacu de Pucate > San Regis > Amazonic Natural Park

In the morning, we will organize a fun picnic breakfast on the Yanayacu River in Pucate, one of the best protected and preserved areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. This area is often visited by pink dolphins. After, we will take a ride in local canoes and live the experience of paddling in one of the most beautiful aquatic ecosystems in the world. Also, if you want, you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the river.

Back on the ship, we will have lunch in the dining room, followed by some time to rest, after which our guides will offer a talk about Amazonic philosophy.

Later, we will meet the shaman of the San Regis community, a wise woman from the native community who will share with us her knowledge about the rituals of her ancestors, medicinal plants, and the Amazon worldview. Our guides will be the interpreters in case you want to ask questions or make comments to the shaman. After this authentic experience of reflection and spiritual exploration, we will continue with the ceremony of planting a tree, as a contribution to caring for the environment.

Back on the boat, you can relax with live music while we wait for dinner. After eating, the guides will indicate the activities of the following day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Monday AMBreakfast / LunchPacaya Samiria National Reserve / Yanayacu de PucateExcursion on skiffs and observation of pink river dolphins. Picnic breakfast on the skiffs. Canoe riding and swimming.
Monday PMDinnerSan Regis / Amazonic Natural ParkVisit local community. Blessing ceremony hosted by the chaman, followed by the planting of your own tree. Live music on board.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve > Amazonic Natural Park > Shiriyacu

Early dawn in the Amazon has a special charm, it is the perfect moment to sight many animal and insect species. For this reason, on this morning, you also have a boat excursion scheduled before breakfast. This time the destination is Iquitos Brook, a privileged area for sighting numerous endemic species. Back on board, buffet breakfast will be served.

After breakfast, we will start a walk through the jungle until we reach the area of the hanging bridges, a set of structures stretched out on top of the trees that will allow you to experience a canopy walk and admire the richness of the jungle from higher grounds.

Before noon, we will return to the ship for lunch on board and then we will have time to rest before the next departure.

Later, get ready for the boat expedition to the Shiriyacu stream. Our guides will find the perfect location for piranha fishing, using local equipment and techniques. This area is very popular for spotting pink dolphins.

Upon returning to the ship, we can relax even more with live music and comfort ourselves with the delicious dinner on board.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Tuesday AMBreakfast / LunchPacaya Samiria Natural Reserve / Amazonic Natural ParkOuting on skiffs, and canopy walk.
Tuesday PMDinnerShiriyacuPiranha fishing and observation of pink river dolphins. Live music.

Nauta > Amazon River > Yacapana Gorge

Early in the morning, we will leave by boat towards Gasparito Brook, a very popular area for bird and primate watching.

After breakfast, the bartender awaits us for a Peruvian cocktail demonstration, Pisco Sour, the emblematic drink of Peru. Then, we will disembark to head to Iquitos. On your way to the airport, visit Amazon Forever Bio Park, also known as Manatees Rescue Center, where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species. Learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, other animals are also rescued, treated and reinserted in their natural habitat. Jungle Experiences actively collaborates with this dedicated organization and think tank. We invite you to do so as well and help this meaningful cause.

Transfer to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday amBreakfast / LunchNauta / Amazon River / Yarapa RiverExcursion on skiffs. Observation of “Victoria Regias” or water lilies. Demostration on how to prepare a peruvian cocktail. Disembark in Nauta port. Visit Amazon Forever Bio Park /Manatees Rescue center.

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  • Box breakfast upon arrival.
  • All meals aboard La Perla. Every day you will enjoy a variety of flavors made with products from the area. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet style.
  • All hiking and equipment (including hiking boots and ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship upon arrival on recommended flights to Iquitos. *In case you are staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos, inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour, email info@junglexperiences.com.
  • Entrance fee to the Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Natural juices, coffee, infusions are included. One beverage to choose: soda, local beer or one glass of wine is included during lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. We recommend a tip amount of USD 20 to USD 25 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides.
    • Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Amazon River > Yacapana Creek

Upon your arrival at the airport, we will be waiting for you to start the adventure. We will take a city tour of Iquitos, a colorful, dynamic city with a captivating past. In this tour you will be able to appreciate the most emblematic attractions of the city.

Then, we will transfer by private vehicle to the city of Nauta, the historic river port where we will embark. Upon arrival in Nauta (about two hours from Iquitos), we will board La Perla and our staff will accompany you to your cabin. All cabins are specially equipped for you to enjoy the most comfortable stay.

The ship will start sailing down the Marañón River, as the naturalist guides present the trip plan, the routes to follow and the scheduled activities, and the best thing: they will begin to introduce us to the wonderful world of Amazon wildlife. Pay attention to their advice and recommendations, and keep in mind that if you have any doubts or questions, our guides will always be more than happy to assist.

After this presentation, enjoy a welcome lunch, your first experience with the delights of regional cuisine. The menu offers several options, including a vegetarian alternative. If you have any particular requirement, please let our crew members know in advance, so that we can attend to it in a timely manner.

Before dinner, we will start a night boat excursion to the Nauta Caño area, in search of animals that can only be seen when the sun goes down: alligators, bats, frogs, tarantulas and other species that inhabit the Amazon basin.

After this first immersion in the jungle world, we will return to the ship and enjoy dinner and then you can rest and recover energies for the next day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMBox Breakfast
Lunch
Nauta / Amazonas River / Yarapa RiverArrival in Iquitos and city tour. Transfer to Nauta City.
Embarkation. Orientation talk and welcome lunch.
Wednesday PMDinnerYacapana CreekOuting on skiffs and night excursion. Live Music.

Ucayali River > Vista Alegre > Yarapa > Ucayali River

At dawn, we will board the skiffs to visit the banks of the Ucayali River, and observe the beautiful Amazonian birds that fill the dense treetops, a true spectacle of color and life in the heart of the forest.

After this exciting ride and back on the boat, we will enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, that offers a daily selection of traditional dishes, Peruvian specialties, freshly baked homemade products and a variety of fresh juices made with exotic fruits that can only be found in the jungle.

Following, we will get ready to start a new excursion by boat, but this time, on the Yarapa River, this area is ideal for spotting toucans, parrots, macaws, iguanas, sloths and monkeys high up in the trees.

Back at La Perla cruise, we will enjoy lunch on board followed by a moment of rest, the guides will offer a talk on local Amazonian culture. During the afternoon, we will visit the town of Vista Alegre, to meet the native community and learn about their customs, having the guides as interpreters and translators.

Upon return, you can enjoy live music while we wait for dinner on board.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Thursday AMBreakfast
Lunch
Ucayali River / Yarapa RiverExcursion on skiffs
Thursday PMDinnerVista AlegreVisit a local community.
Live music.

Ucamara > Confluence (Origin of the Amazon River) > Cocha Piranha > Casual > Marañon River

After breakfast, the guides will offer a talk about the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, one of the most amazing jungle reserves in the world, with forests that remain flooded for much of the year.

Later, we will be ready for the boat expedition to the point of confluence of the Marañón and Ucayali rivers, the majestic location of the jungle where the Amazon River is born. Before returning to La Perla, we will explore the Piraña Cocha area, looking for more wildlife.

Back on the boat, we will offer lunch and you will have time to rest and prepare for the next adventure: a walk through the winding jungle trails located at the beautiful area of Casual, inhabited by poisonous frogs and countless exotic animal species. In this area, we will also observe a variety of giant trees known by the locals as “Avatar”. You can also purchase local handicrafts made by the local women artisans and in this way contribute to their local economy.

As we return to La Perla, there will be a special moment to contemplate the majestic Amazon sunset.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Friday AMBreakfast
Lunch
Amazon River Origin / Piranha CochaOuting on skiffs.
Friday PMDinnerCasual / Marañon RiverJungle Walk. Live music on board.
Crew presentation and farewell dinner.

Nauta > Iquitos > Airport

This morning begins quietly with breakfast on board, but becomes exciting with a visit to the city of Nauta, the second largest in the region. Upon arrival, we will reach the city market, where you can interact with locals and learn about the particular commercial circuit of the region. We will visit the stalls of typical food, crafts, aphrodisiac drinks and many more. A true immersion in the life of the Amazonian population.

Back on the ship, we will proceed to disembark. On your way to the airport, visit Amazon Forever Bio Park, also known as Manatees Rescue Center, where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species. Learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, other animals are also rescued, treated and reinserted in their natural habitat. Jungle Experiences actively collaborates with this dedicated organization and think tank. We invite you to do so as well and help this meaningful cause.

Transfer to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMBreakfastNauta / IquitosVisit Nauta city. Disembark in Nauta port. Visit Amazon
Forever Bio Park /Manatees Rescue center. Iquitos airport.

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  • Box breakfast upon arrival.
  • All meals aboard La Perla. Every day you will enjoy a variety of flavors made with products from the area. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet style.
  • All hiking and equipment (including hiking boots and ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship upon arrival on recommended flights to Iquitos.
    • In case you are staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos, inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour, email info@junglexperiences.com.
  • Entrance fee to the Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Natural juices, coffee, infusions are included. One beverage to choose: soda, local beer or one glass of wine is included during lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. We recommend a tip amount of USD 20 to USD 25 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides.
    • Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Marañon River > Nauta Caño

Upon your arrival at the airport, we will be waiting for you to start the adventure. We will take a city tour of Iquitos, a colorful, dynamic city with a captivating past. In this tour you will be able to appreciate the most emblematic attractions of the city.

Then, we will transfer by private vehicle to the city of Nauta, the historic river port where we will embark. Upon arrival in Nauta (about two hours from Iquitos), we will board La Perla and our staff will accompany you to your cabin. All cabins are specially equipped for you to enjoy the most comfortable stay.

The ship will start sailing down the Marañón River, as the naturalist guides present the trip plan, the routes to follow and the scheduled activities, and the best thing: they will begin to introduce us to the wonderful world of Amazon wildlife. Pay attention to their advice and recommendations, and keep in mind that if you have any doubts or questions, our guides will always be more than happy to assist.

After this presentation, enjoy a welcome lunch, your first experience with the delights of regional cuisine. The menu offers several options, including a vegetarian alternative. If you have any particular requirement, please let our crew members know in advance, so that we can attend to it in a timely manner.

Before dinner, we will start a night boat excursion to the Nauta Caño area, in search of animals that can only be seen when the sun goes down: alligators, bats, frogs, tarantulas and other species that inhabit the Amazon basin.

After this first immersion in the jungle world, we will return to the ship and enjoy dinner and then you can rest and recover energies for the next day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Sunday AMBox BreakfastIquitos/NautaArrival in Iquitos and city tour. Transfer to Nauta City. Embarkation.Orientation talk and welcome lunch.
Sunday PMDinnerMarañon River / Nauta CañoOuting on skiffs and night excursion.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve > Yanayacu De Pucate > San Regis > Amazonic Natural Park

In the morning, we will organize a fun picnic breakfast on the Yanayacu River in Pucate, one of the best protected and preserved areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. This area is often visited by pink dolphins. After, we will take a ride in local canoes and live the experience of paddling in one of the most beautiful aquatic ecosystems in the world. Also, if you want, you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the river.

Back on the ship, we will have lunch in the dining room, followed by some time to rest, after which our guides will offer a talk about Amazonic philosophy.

Later, we will meet the shaman of the San Regis community, a wise woman from the native community who will share with us her knowledge about the rituals of her ancestors, medicinal plants, and the Amazon worldview. Our guides will be the interpreters in case you want to ask questions or make comments to the shaman. After this authentic experience of reflection and spiritual exploration, we will continue with the ceremony of planting a tree, as a contribution to caring for the environment.

Back on the boat, you can relax with live music while we wait for dinner. After eating, the guides will indicate the activities of the following day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Monday AMBreakfast / LunchPacaya Samiria National Reserve / Yanayacu de PucateExcursion on skiffs and observation of pink river dolphins. Picnic breakfast on the skiffs. Canoe riding and swimming.
Monday PMDinnerSan Regis / Amazonic Natural ParkVisit local community. Blessing ceremony hosted by the chaman, followed by the planting of your own tree. Live music on board.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve > Amazonic Natural Park > Shiriyacu

Early dawn in the Amazon has a special charm, it is the perfect moment to sight many animal and insect species. For this reason, on this morning, you also have a boat excursion scheduled before breakfast. This time the destination is Iquitos Brook, a privileged area for sighting numerous endemic species. Back on board, buffet breakfast will be served.

After breakfast, we will start a walk through the jungle until we reach the area of the hanging bridges, a set of structures stretched out on top of the trees that will allow you to experience a canopy walk and admire the richness of the jungle from higher grounds.

Before noon, we will return to the ship for lunch on board and then we will have time to rest before the next departure.

Later, get ready for the boat expedition to the Shiriyacu stream. Our guides will find the perfect location for piranha fishing, using local equipment and techniques. This area is very popular for spotting pink dolphins.

Upon returning to the ship, we can relax even more with live music and comfort ourselves with the delicious dinner on board.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Tuesday AMBreakfast / LunchReserva Nacional Pacaya Samiria / Parque Natural AmazónicoOuting on skiffs, and canopy walk.
Tuesday PMDinnerShiriyacuPiranha fishing and observation of pink river dolphins. Live music.

Nauta > Amazon River > Yacapana Creek

Early in the morning, we will leave by boat towards Gasparito Brook, a very popular area for bird and primate watching.

After breakfast, the bartender awaits us for a Peruvian cocktail demonstration, Pisco Sour, the emblematic drink of Peru.

Then, we will continue with a boat excursion to Marayali lagoon, another jewel to appreciate the Amazonian biodiversity, observe the “Victoria Amazónica” or “Victoria Regias”, also known as water lilies, which are the largest aquatic plants on the planet.

Before noon, we will return to the ship for lunch on board and then we will have time to rest before the next departure to the Yacapana Creek, in search of new imposing landscapes and more emblematic species of the Amazon.

Before returning to La Perla cruise, we will enjoy the wonderful light and the incomparable colors that unfold in the sky of these latitudes during sunset. We especially recommend that you relax and enjoy this moment, because few experiences compare to contemplating the endless colors on the Amazonian horizon, letting the night come to listen to the prodigious symphony of millions of animals that populate the forests and waters of these jungles.

Back on the boat, we will enjoy a peaceful night with music and a replenishing dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMBreakfast / LunchNauta / Amazon River Yarapa RiverExcursion on skiffs. Observation of “Victoria Regias” or water lilies.Demostration on how to prepare a peruvian cocktail.
Wednesday PMDinnerYacapana CreekOuting on skiffs and night excursion. Live Music

Ucayali River > Vista Alegre > Yarapa > Ucayali River

At dawn, we will board the skiffs to visit the banks of the Ucayali River, and observe the beautiful Amazonian birds that fill the dense treetops, a true spectacle of color and life in the heart of the forest.

After this exciting ride and back on the boat, we will enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, that offers a daily selection of traditional dishes, Peruvian specialties, freshly baked homemade products and a variety of fresh juices made with exotic fruits that can only be found in the jungle.

Following, we will get ready to start a new excursion by boat, but this time, on the Yarapa River, this area is ideal for spotting toucans, parrots, macaws, iguanas, sloths and monkeys high up in the trees.

Back at La Perla cruise, we will enjoy lunch on board followed by a moment of rest, the guides will offer a talk on local Amazonian culture. During the afternoon, we will visit the town of Vista Alegre, to meet the native community and learn about their customs, having the guides as interpreters and translators.

Upon return, you can enjoy live music while we wait for dinner on board.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Thursday AMBreakfast / LunchUcayali River / Yarapa RiverExcursion on skiffs
Thursday PMDinnerVista AlegreVisit a local community. Live music.

Ucamara > Confluence (Origin of the Amazon River) > Cocha Piranha > Casual > Marañon River

After breakfast, the guides will offer a talk about the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, one of the most amazing jungle reserves in the world, with forests that remain flooded for much of the year.

Later, we will be ready for the boat expedition to the point of confluence of the Marañón and Ucayali rivers, the majestic location of the jungle where the Amazon River is born. Before returning to La Perla, we will explore the Piraña Cocha area, looking for more wildlife.

Back on the boat, we will offer lunch and you will have time to rest and prepare for the next adventure: a walk through the winding jungle trails located at the beautiful area of Casual, inhabited by poisonous frogs and countless exotic animal species. In this area we will also observe a variety of giant trees known by the locals as “Avatar”. You can also purchase local handicrafts made by the local women artisans and in this way contribute with their local economy.

As we return to La Perla, there will be a special moment to contemplate the majestic Amazon sunset.

Late at night, you can listen to some live music before the final presentation of the crew and farewell dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Friday AMBreakfast / LunchAmazon River Origin / Piranha CochaOuting on skiffs.
Friday PMDinnerCasual / Marañon RiverJungle Walk. Live music on board. Crew presentation and farewell dinner.

Nauta > Iquitos > Airport

This morning begins quietly with breakfast on board, but becomes exciting with a visit to the city of Nauta, the second largest in the region. Upon arrival, we will reach the city market, where you can interact with locals and learn about the particular commercial circuit of the region. We will visit the stalls of typical food, crafts, aphrodisiac drinks and many more. A true immersion in the life of the Amazonian population.

Back on the ship, we will proceed to disembark. On your way to the airport, visit Amazon Forever Bio Park, also known as Manatees Rescue Center, where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species. Learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, other animals are also rescued, treated and reinserted in their natural habitat. Jungle Experiences actively collaborates with this dedicated organization and think tank. We invite you to do so as well and help this meaningful cause.

Transfer to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMBreakfastNauta / IquitosVisit Nauta city. Disembark in Nauta port. Visit Amazon Forever Bio Park /Manatees Rescue Center Transfer to Nauta. Iquitos airport.

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PRICES (USD)
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Cabins$1480

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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  • Box breakfast upon arrival.
  • All meals aboard Amatista. Every day you will enjoy a variety of flavors made with products from the area. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet style.
  • All hiking and equipment (including hiking boots and ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship upon arrival on recommended flights to Iquitos. *In case you are staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos, inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour, email info@junglexperiences.com.
  • Entrance fee to the Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Natural juices, coffee, infusions are included. One beverage to choose: soda, local beer or one glass of wine is included during lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. We recommend a tip amount of USD 20 to USD 25 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides.
    • Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Amazon River > Yacapana Creek

Upon your arrival at the airport, we will be waiting for you to start the adventure. We will take a city tour of Iquitos, a colorful, dynamic city with a captivating past. In this tour you will be able to appreciate the most emblematic attractions of the city.

Then, we will transfer by private vehicle to the city of Nauta, the historic river port where we will embark. Upon arrival in Nauta (about two hours from Iquitos), we will board Amatista and our staff will accompany you to your cabin. All cabins are specially equipped for you to enjoy the most comfortable stay.

The ship will start sailing down the Marañón River, as the naturalist guides present the trip plan, the routes to follow and the scheduled activities, and the best thing: they will begin to introduce us to the wonderful world of Amazon wildlife. Pay attention to their advice and recommendations, and keep in mind that if you have any doubts or questions, our guides will always be more than happy to assist.

After this presentation, enjoy a welcome lunch, your first experience with the delights of regional cuisine. The menu offers several options, including a vegetarian alternative. If you have any particular requirement, please let our crew members know in advance, so that we can attend to it in a timely manner.

Before dinner, we will start a night boat excursion to the Nauta Caño area, in search of animals that can only be seen when the sun goes down: alligators, bats, frogs, tarantulas and other species that inhabit the Amazon basin.

After this first immersion in the jungle world, we will return to the ship and enjoy dinner and then you can rest and recover energies for the next day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMBox Breakfast
Lunch
Nauta / Amazonas River / Yarapa RiverArrival in Iquitos and city tour. Transfer to Nauta City.
Embarkation. Orientation talk and welcome lunch.
Wednesday PMDinnerYacapana CreekOuting on skiffs and night excursion. Live Music.

Ucayali River > Vista Alegre > Yarapa > Ucayali River

At dawn, we will board the skiffs to visit the banks of the Ucayali River, and observe the beautiful Amazonian birds that fill the dense treetops, a true spectacle of color and life in the heart of the forest.

After this exciting ride and back on the boat, we will enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, that offers a daily selection of traditional dishes, Peruvian specialties, freshly baked homemade products and a variety of fresh juices made with exotic fruits that can only be found in the jungle.

Following, we will get ready to start a new excursion by boat, but this time, on the Yarapa River, this area is ideal for spotting toucans, parrots, macaws, iguanas, sloths and monkeys high up in the trees.

Back at Amatista cruise, we will enjoy lunch on board followed by a moment of rest, the guides will offer a talk on local Amazonian culture. During the afternoon, we will visit the town of Vista Alegre, to meet the native community and learn about their customs, having the guides as interpreters and translators.

Upon return, you can enjoy live music while we wait for dinner on board.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Thursday AMBreakfast
Lunch
Ucayali River / Yarapa RiverExcursion on skiffs
Thursday PMDinnerVista AlegreVisit a local community.
Live music.

Ucamara > Confluence (Origin of the Amazon River) > Cocha Piranha > Casual > Marañon River

After breakfast, the guides will offer a talk about the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, one of the most amazing jungle reserves in the world, with forests that remain flooded for much of the year.

Later, we will be ready for the boat expedition to the point of confluence of the Marañón and Ucayali rivers, the majestic location of the jungle where the Amazon River is born. Before returning to Amatista, we will explore the Piraña Cocha area, looking for more wildlife.

Back on the boat, we will offer lunch and you will have time to rest and prepare for the next adventure: a walk through the winding jungle trails located at the beautiful area of Casual, inhabited by poisonous frogs and countless exotic animal species. In this area, we will also observe a variety of giant trees known by the locals as “Avatar”. You can also purchase local handicrafts made by the local women artisans and in this way contribute to their local economy.

As we return to Amatista, there will be a special moment to contemplate the majestic Amazon sunset.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Friday AMBreakfast
Lunch
Amazon River Origin / Piranha CochaOuting on skiffs.
Friday PMDinnerCasual / Marañon RiverJungle Walk. Live music on board.
Crew presentation and farewell dinner.

Nauta > Iquitos > Airport

This morning begins quietly with breakfast on board, but becomes exciting with a visit to the city of Nauta, the second largest in the region. Upon arrival, we will reach the city market, where you can interact with locals and learn about the particular commercial circuit of the region. We will visit the stalls of typical food, crafts, aphrodisiac drinks and many more. A true immersion in the life of the Amazonian population.

Back on the ship, we will proceed to disembark. On your way to the airport, visit Amazon Forever Bio Park, also known as Manatees Rescue Center, where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species. Learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, other animals are also rescued, treated and reinserted in their natural habitat. Jungle Experiences actively collaborates with this dedicated organization and think tank. We invite you to do so as well and help this meaningful cause.

Transfer to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMBreakfastNauta / IquitosVisit Nauta city. Disembark in Nauta port. Visit Amazon
Forever Bio Park /Manatees Rescue center. Iquitos airport.

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PRICES (USD)
Cabin typeUSD
Cabins$1480

Prices are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy. For detailed information about our rates policy please consult our TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Aug 2024
Next datesSeasonCabins
18 Aug - 21 AugAvailableLOW$1480 Book now
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  • Box breakfast upon arrival.
  • All meals aboard Amatista. Every day you will enjoy a variety of flavors made with products from the area. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are served buffet style.
  • All hiking and equipment (including hiking boots and ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship upon arrival on recommended flights to Iquitos.
    • In case you are staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos, inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour, email info@junglexperiences.com.
  • Entrance fee to the Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Natural juices, coffee, infusions are included. One beverage to choose: soda, local beer, or one glass of wine is included during lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette: We recommend a tip amount of USD 20 to USD 25 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides.
    • Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Marañon River > Nauta Caño

Upon your arrival at the airport, we will be waiting for you to start the adventure. We will take a city tour of Iquitos, a colorful, dynamic city with a captivating past. In this tour you will be able to appreciate the most emblematic attractions of the city.

Then, we will transfer by private vehicle to the city of Nauta, the historic river port where we will embark. Upon arrival in Nauta (about two hours from Iquitos), we will board Amatista and our staff will accompany you to your cabin. All cabins are specially equipped for you to enjoy the most comfortable stay.

The ship will start sailing down the Marañón River, as the naturalist guides present the trip plan, the routes to follow and the scheduled activities, and the best thing: they will begin to introduce us to the wonderful world of Amazon wildlife. Pay attention to their advice and recommendations, and keep in mind that if you have any doubts or questions, our guides will always be more than happy to assist.

After this presentation, enjoy a welcome lunch, your first experience with the delights of regional cuisine. The menu offers several options, including a vegetarian alternative. If you have any particular requirement, please let our crew members know in advance, so that we can attend to it in a timely manner.

Before dinner, we will start a night boat excursion to the Nauta Caño area, in search of animals that can only be seen when the sun goes down: alligators, bats, frogs, tarantulas and other species that inhabit the Amazon basin.

After this first immersion in the jungle world, we will return to the ship and enjoy dinner and then you can rest and recover energies for the next day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Sunday AMBox Breakfast / LunchIquitos/NautaArrival in Iquitos and city tour. Transfer to Nauta. Embarkation. Orientation talk and welcome lunch.
Sunday PMDinnerMarañon River / Nauta CañoOuting on skiffs and night excursion.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve > Yanayacu de Pucate > San Regis > Amazonic Natural Park

In the morning, we will organize a fun picnic breakfast on the Yanayacu River in Pucate, one of the best protected and preserved areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. This area is often visited by pink dolphins. After, we will take a ride in local canoes and live the experience of paddling in one of the most beautiful aquatic ecosystems in the world. Also, if you want, you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the river.

Back on the ship, we will have lunch in the dining room, followed by some time to rest, after which our guides will offer a talk about Amazonic philosophy.

Later, we will meet the shaman of the San Regis community, a wise woman from the native community who will share with us her knowledge about the rituals of her ancestors, medicinal plants, and the Amazon worldview. Our guides will be the interpreters in case you want to ask questions or make comments to the shaman. After this authentic experience of reflection and spiritual exploration, we will continue with the ceremony of planting a tree, as a contribution to caring for the environment.

Back on the boat, you can relax with live music while we wait for dinner. After eating, the guides will indicate the activities of the following day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Monday AMBreakfast / LunchPacaya Samiria National Reserve / Yanayacu de PucateExcursion on skiffs and observation of pink river dolphins. Picnic breakfast on the skiffs. Canoe riding and swimming.
Monday PMDinnerSan Regis / Amazonic Natural ParkVisit local community. Blessing ceremony hosted by the chaman, followed by the planting of your own tree. Live music on board.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve > Amazonic Natural Park > Shiriyacu

Early dawn in the Amazon has a special charm, it is the perfect moment to sight many animal and insect species. For this reason, on this morning, you also have a boat excursion scheduled before breakfast. This time the destination is Iquitos Brook, a privileged area for sighting numerous endemic species. Back on board, buffet breakfast will be served.

After breakfast, we will start a walk through the jungle until we reach the area of the hanging bridges, a set of structures stretched out on top of the trees that will allow you to experience a canopy walk and admire the richness of the jungle from higher grounds.

Before noon, we will return to the ship for lunch on board and then we will have time to rest before the next departure.

Later, get ready for the boat expedition to the Shiriyacu stream. Our guides will find the perfect location for piranha fishing, using local equipment and techniques. This area is very popular for spotting pink dolphins.

Upon returning to the ship, we can relax even more with live music and comfort ourselves with the delicious dinner on board.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Tuesday AMBreakfast / LunchPacaya Samiria Natural Reserve / Amazonic Natural ParkOuting on skiffs, and canopy walk.
Tuesday PMDinnerShiriyacuPiranha fishing and observation of pink river dolphins. Live music.

Nauta > Amazon River > Yacapana Gorge

Early in the morning, we will leave by boat towards Gasparito Brook, a very popular area for bird and primate watching.

After breakfast, the bartender awaits us for a Peruvian cocktail demonstration, Pisco Sour, the emblematic drink of Peru. Then, we will disembark to head to Iquitos. On your way to the airport, visit Amazon Forever Bio Park, also known as Manatees Rescue Center, where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species. Learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, other animals are also rescued, treated and reinserted in their natural habitat. Jungle Experiences actively collaborates with this dedicated organization and think tank. We invite you to do so as well and help this meaningful cause.

Transfer to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday amBreakfast / LunchNauta / Amazon River / Yarapa RiverExcursion on skiffs. Observation of “Victoria Regias” or water lilies. Demostration on how to prepare a peruvian cocktail. Disembark in Nauta port. Visit Amazon Forever Bio Park /Manatees Rescue center.
  • Box breakfast upon arrival.
  • All meals aboard Amatista. Every day you will enjoy a variety of flavors made with products from the area. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served buffet style.
  • All hiking and equipment (including hiking boots and ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the ship upon arrival on recommended flights to Iquitos.
    • In case you are staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos, inform the sales and reservations department to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour, email info@junglexperiences.com.
  • Entrance fee to the Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
  • Natural juices, coffee, infusions are included. One beverage to choose: soda, local beer or one glass of wine is included during lunch and dinner. Premium bar with additional cost.
  • Domestic flights.
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including emergency evacuation).
  • Tipping etiquette. We recommend a tip amount of USD 20 to USD 25 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and a tip amount of USD 7 to USD 10 per passenger per night for the guides.
    • Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumption.

Cruise route plan

Iquitos > Nauta > Marañon River > Nauta Caño

Upon your arrival at the airport, we will be waiting for you to start the adventure. We will take a city tour of Iquitos, a colorful, dynamic city with a captivating past. In this tour you will be able to appreciate the most emblematic attractions of the city.

Then, we will transfer by private vehicle to the city of Nauta, the historic river port where we will embark. Upon arrival in Nauta (about two hours from Iquitos), we will board Amatista and our staff will accompany you to your cabin. All cabins are specially equipped for you to enjoy the most comfortable stay.

The ship will start sailing down the Marañón River, as the naturalist guides present the trip plan, the routes to follow and the scheduled activities, and the best thing: they will begin to introduce us to the wonderful world of Amazon wildlife. Pay attention to their advice and recommendations, and keep in mind that if you have any doubts or questions, our guides will always be more than happy to assist.

After this presentation, enjoy a welcome lunch, your first experience with the delights of regional cuisine. The menu offers several options, including a vegetarian alternative. If you have any particular requirement, please let our crew members know in advance, so that we can attend to it in a timely manner.

Before dinner, we will start a night boat excursion to the Nauta Caño area, in search of animals that can only be seen when the sun goes down: alligators, bats, frogs, tarantulas and other species that inhabit the Amazon basin.

After this first immersion in the jungle world, we will return to the ship and enjoy dinner and then you can rest and recover energies for the next day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Sunday AMBox BreakfastIquitos/NautaArrival in Iquitos and city tour. Transfer to Nauta City. Embarkation.Orientation talk and welcome lunch.
Sunday PMDinnerMarañon River / Nauta CañoOuting on skiffs and night excursion.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve > Yanayacu De Pucate > San Regis > Amazonic Natural Park

In the morning, we will organize a fun picnic breakfast on the Yanayacu River in Pucate, one of the best protected and preserved areas of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. This area is often visited by pink dolphins. After, we will take a ride in local canoes and live the experience of paddling in one of the most beautiful aquatic ecosystems in the world. Also, if you want, you can enjoy a refreshing dip in the river.

Back on the ship, we will have lunch in the dining room, followed by some time to rest, after which our guides will offer a talk about Amazonic philosophy.

Later, we will meet the shaman of the San Regis community, a wise woman from the native community who will share with us her knowledge about the rituals of her ancestors, medicinal plants, and the Amazon worldview. Our guides will be the interpreters in case you want to ask questions or make comments to the shaman. After this authentic experience of reflection and spiritual exploration, we will continue with the ceremony of planting a tree, as a contribution to caring for the environment.

Back on the boat, you can relax with live music while we wait for dinner. After eating, the guides will indicate the activities of the following day.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Monday AMBreakfast / LunchPacaya Samiria National Reserve / Yanayacu de PucateExcursion on skiffs and observation of pink river dolphins. Picnic breakfast on the skiffs. Canoe riding and swimming.
Monday PMDinnerSan Regis / Amazonic Natural ParkVisit local community. Blessing ceremony hosted by the chaman, followed by the planting of your own tree. Live music on board.

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve > Amazonic Natural Park > Shiriyacu

Early dawn in the Amazon has a special charm, it is the perfect moment to sight many animal and insect species. For this reason, on this morning, you also have a boat excursion scheduled before breakfast. This time the destination is Iquitos Brook, a privileged area for sighting numerous endemic species. Back on board, buffet breakfast will be served.

After breakfast, we will start a walk through the jungle until we reach the area of the hanging bridges, a set of structures stretched out on top of the trees that will allow you to experience a canopy walk and admire the richness of the jungle from higher grounds.

Before noon, we will return to the ship for lunch on board and then we will have time to rest before the next departure.

Later, get ready for the boat expedition to the Shiriyacu stream. Our guides will find the perfect location for piranha fishing, using local equipment and techniques. This area is very popular for spotting pink dolphins.

Upon returning to the ship, we can relax even more with live music and comfort ourselves with the delicious dinner on board.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Tuesday AMBreakfast / LunchReserva Nacional Pacaya Samiria / Parque Natural AmazónicoOuting on skiffs, and canopy walk.
Tuesday PMDinnerShiriyacuPiranha fishing and observation of pink river dolphins. Live music.

Nauta > Amazon River > Yacapana Creek

Early in the morning, we will leave by boat towards Gasparito Brook, a very popular area for bird and primate watching.

After breakfast, the bartender awaits us for a Peruvian cocktail demonstration, Pisco Sour, the emblematic drink of Peru.

Then, we will continue with a boat excursion to Marayali lagoon, another jewel to appreciate the Amazonian biodiversity, observe the “Victoria Amazónica” or “Victoria Regias”, also known as water lilies, which are the largest aquatic plants on the planet.

Before noon, we will return to the ship for lunch on board and then we will have time to rest before the next departure to the Yacapana Creek, in search of new imposing landscapes and more emblematic species of the Amazon.

Before returning to Amatista cruise, we will enjoy the wonderful light and the incomparable colors that unfold in the sky of these latitudes during sunset. We especially recommend that you relax and enjoy this moment, because few experiences compare to contemplating the endless colors on the Amazonian horizon, letting the night come to listen to the prodigious symphony of millions of animals that populate the forests and waters of these jungles.

Back on the boat, we will enjoy a peaceful night with music and a replenishing dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AMBreakfast / LunchNauta / Amazon River Yarapa RiverExcursion on skiffs. Observation of “Victoria Regias” or water lilies.Demostration on how to prepare a peruvian cocktail.
Wednesday PMDinnerYacapana CreekOuting on skiffs and night excursion. Live Music

Ucayali River > Vista Alegre > Yarapa > Ucayali River

At dawn, we will board the skiffs to visit the banks of the Ucayali River, and observe the beautiful Amazonian birds that fill the dense treetops, a true spectacle of color and life in the heart of the forest.

After this exciting ride and back on the boat, we will enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, that offers a daily selection of traditional dishes, Peruvian specialties, freshly baked homemade products and a variety of fresh juices made with exotic fruits that can only be found in the jungle.

Following, we will get ready to start a new excursion by boat, but this time, on the Yarapa River, this area is ideal for spotting toucans, parrots, macaws, iguanas, sloths and monkeys high up in the trees.

Back at Amatista cruise, we will enjoy lunch on board followed by a moment of rest, the guides will offer a talk on local Amazonian culture. During the afternoon, we will visit the town of Vista Alegre, to meet the native community and learn about their customs, having the guides as interpreters and translators.

Upon return, you can enjoy live music while we wait for dinner on board.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Thursday AMBreakfast / LunchUcayali River / Yarapa RiverExcursion on skiffs
Thursday PMDinnerVista AlegreVisit a local community. Live music.

Ucamara > Confluence (Origin of the Amazon River) > Cocha Piranha > Casual > Marañon River

After breakfast, the guides will offer a talk about the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, one of the most amazing jungle reserves in the world, with forests that remain flooded for much of the year.

Later, we will be ready for the boat expedition to the point of confluence of the Marañón and Ucayali rivers, the majestic location of the jungle where the Amazon River is born. Before returning to Amatista, we will explore the Piraña Cocha area, looking for more wildlife.

Back on the boat, we will offer lunch and you will have time to rest and prepare for the next adventure: a walk through the winding jungle trails located at the beautiful area of Casual, inhabited by poisonous frogs and countless exotic animal species. In this area we will also observe a variety of giant trees known by the locals as “Avatar”. You can also purchase local handicrafts made by the local women artisans and in this way contribute with their local economy.

As we return to Amatista, there will be a special moment to contemplate the majestic Amazon sunset.

Late at night, you can listen to some live music before the final presentation of the crew and farewell dinner.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Friday AMBreakfast / LunchAmazon River Origin / Piranha CochaOuting on skiffs.
Friday PMDinnerCasual / Marañon RiverJungle Walk. Live music on board. Crew presentation and farewell dinner.

Nauta > Iquitos > Airport

This morning begins quietly with breakfast on board, but becomes exciting with a visit to the city of Nauta, the second largest in the region. Upon arrival, we will reach the city market, where you can interact with locals and learn about the particular commercial circuit of the region. We will visit the stalls of typical food, crafts, aphrodisiac drinks and many more. A true immersion in the life of the Amazonian population.

Back on the ship, we will proceed to disembark. On your way to the airport, visit Amazon Forever Bio Park, also known as Manatees Rescue Center, where biologists and volunteers care for manatees, an endangered species. Learn how manatees are treated and prepared for their return to their natural habitat. Likewise, other animals are also rescued, treated and reinserted in their natural habitat. Jungle Experiences actively collaborates with this dedicated organization and think tank. We invite you to do so as well and help this meaningful cause.

Transfer to the airport.

DaysMealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AMBreakfastNauta / IquitosVisit Nauta city. Disembark in Nauta port. Visit Amazon Forever Bio Park /Manatees Rescue Center Transfer to Nauta. Iquitos airport.

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