Itinerary 5 days & 4 nights

Saturday to Wednesday

MealsPlaceDescription
Saturday AM

Brunch

Iquitos / Nauta

Transfer to Nauta city. Embark and trip orientation talk. Welcome Brunch.

Saturday PM

Dinner

River Maranón / Nauta Caño

Night Excursion. Dinner onboard.

MealsPlaceDescription
Sunday AM

Breakfast Lunch

River Marañon / Yanayacu de Pucate

Excursion on skiffs. Special breakfast outdoors. Kayaking and swimming experiences. Watch the bartender prepare pisco sour, Peruvian emblematic cocktail.

Sunday PM

Dinner

San Regis

Visit local community. Blessing ceremony hosted by the chaman, followed by the planting of your own tree.Live music on board.

MealsPlaceDescription
Monday AM

Breakfast Lunch

Marañon River / Amazonian Natural Park

Walk on suspension bridges.

Monday PM

Dinner

Nahuapa River

Excursion on skiffs and fishing for piranhas. Night excursion.

MealsPlaceDescription
Tuesday AM

Breakfast Lunch

Marañon River / Casual

Hike, followed by a demonstration on how to prepare a Peruvian dish on board.

Tuesday PM

Dinner

Amazon River

Outing on skiffs to reach the confluence of rivers Marañon and Ucayali. Observation of pink river dolphins.

MealsPlaceDescription
Wednesday AM

Breakfast

Nauta / Disembarkation / Iquitos

Visit Nauta city. Visit Amazon Forever Bio Park / Manatees Rescue Center. Airport.

  • Day 1

    Saturday AM

    MEALS

    Brunch

    PLACE

    Iquitos / Nauta

    DESCRIPTION

    Transfer to Nauta city. Embark and trip orientation talk. Welcome Brunch.

    Saturday PM

    MEALS

    Dinner

    PLACE

    River Maranón / Nauta Caño

    DESCRIPTION

    Night Excursion. Dinner onboard.

  • Day 2

    Sunday AM

    MEALS

    Breakfast Lunch

    PLACE

    River Marañon / Yanayacu de Pucate

    DESCRIPTION

    Excursion on skiffs. Special breakfast outdoors. Kayaking and swimming experiences. Watch the bartender prepare pisco sour, Peruvian emblematic cocktail.

    Sunday PM

    MEALS

    Dinner

    PLACE

    San Regis

    DESCRIPTION

    Visit local community. Blessing ceremony hosted by the chaman, followed by the planting of your own tree.Live music on board.

  • Day 3

    Monday AM

    MEALS

    Breakfast Lunch

    PLACE

    Marañon River / Amazonian Natural Park

    DESCRIPTION

    Walk on suspension bridges.

    Monday PM

    MEALS

    Dinner

    PLACE

    Nahuapa River

    DESCRIPTION

    Excursion on skiffs and fishing for piranhas. Night excursion.

  • Day 4

    Tuesday AM

    MEALS

    Breakfast Lunch

    PLACE

    Marañon River / Casual

    DESCRIPTION

    Hike, followed by a demonstration on how to prepare a Peruvian dish on board.

    Tuesday PM

    MEALS

    Dinner

    PLACE

    Amazon River

    DESCRIPTION

    Outing on skiffs to reach the confluence of rivers Marañon and Ucayali. Observation of pink river dolphins.

  • Day 5

    Wednesday AM

    MEALS

    Breakfast

    PLACE

    Nauta / Disembarkation / Iquitos

    DESCRIPTION

    Visit Nauta city. Visit Amazon Forever Bio Park / Manatees Rescue Center. Airport.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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