Peruvian Amazon River Cruise Expedition

7 Nights /8 Days

Fixed Departure

Ocean & River Cruises

Starting from

INR 608,650

+91 84484 45051

Starting from
INR 608,650
Starting from
INR 608,650

+91 84484 45051

+91 98187 03891

tours@holidaymoods.net

Overview

About the Amazon River Cruise

The Amazon River is synonymous with nature and beauty. The world’s largest river is endowed with spectacles of lush green forests, crystal blue tributaries, and backwaters. It is home to 427 mammal species, 1,300 bird species, 378 species of reptiles, and more than 400 species of amphibians. Some of the tributaries that form a part of the great Amazon River Cruise include the Yarapa River, Yanallpa River, Yanayacu-Pucate River, and the Nauta Cano River. 

A premier and luxurious cruise liner take you along the expanse of the Peruvian Amazon as you begin and end your journey at Iquitos in Peru. With suites containing panoramic windows, you can enjoy every second of the beautiful cruise as Amazon lies right in front of your eyes. 

Travel via skiffs to local villages and lakes to experience the Peruvian culture at multiple instances along the journey. Swim in lakes, kayak, and canoe in the river; opportunities that make the experience of the Amazon River conveniently accessible for you.

Take the opportunity to participate in numerous activities like bird watching, spotting nocturnal creatures, stargazing through telescopes, fishing, dolphin watching and jungle walks, all with the proper guidance of experts and naturalists.    

Highlights

  • Cruise along the Peruvian Amazon River; the world’s largest river.
  • Swimming, kayaking, canoeing in the vast waters of the Amazon
  • Stargazing, bird watching, fishing, and jungle walks that enhance your experience of this natural wonder
  • Spot exclusive wildlife like Pink River Dolphins, Jaguars, Songbirds, Sloths, and Frogs to name a few
  • Assimilate with locals and villagers, gaining an insight into the traditional culture, along with exploring the local produce of the forest
  • Visit the Manatee Rescue Center to see the rescued Manatees that had been orphaned in the Amazon


Itinerary

Day

1

Arrival at Iquitos, Peru/embark Ship
Iquitos

Arrive at the Iquitos International airport in Peru and be welcomed by our representatives. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then head towards the Amazon community. Embark the cruise ship by evening as you settle in to begin the great Amazon River journey.


Day

2

Yarapa River / Clavero Lake

Set sail to the Yarapa River, a remote tributary of the mighty Amazon River, which is home to a number of songbirds and sloths. Have an opportunity to fish, guided by naturalists aboard the cruise. Later, navigate by specialized skiffs to the pristine Clavero Lake which reflects clear blue skies on its calm surface. Swim around in the lake or share experiences with the local villagers.


Day

3

Yanallpa River / El Dorado River

Travel to the Yanallpa River. Disembark and explore the vast Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. Catch a glimpse of a plethora of wildlife ranging from 427 mammal species, 1,300 bird species, 378 species of reptiles to more than 400 species of amphibians. Jaguars, sloths, river dolphins, macaws, anacondas, glass frogs, and poison dart frogs form the tip of the ice berg.
Seize the opportunity to fish for pirhanas; the infamous man eating fish
Later, cruise along the El Dorado River for a dusk excursion to spot nocturnal creatures.


Day

4

Nauta Town

Revered as the birthplace of the Amazon, the Nauta Town is a great spectacle. Visit the local market to experience the local lifestyle and products exclusive to the Peruvian Amazon.
Board the ship again as you cruise along the Marañon River.


Day

5

Yanayacu-pucate River / Lisboa Town

Catch the chance of bird watching early in the morning. Spend the day at leisure; swim, kayak, canoe in the river and spot the magnificent pink river dolphins.
Visit the Lisboa Town and assimilate with simple folk, school children and natural beauty of the village


Day

6

Samiria River

Feast your eyes by the natural endowment of lush green forest and wildlife of the Amazon. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the diversity of the forest. Post lunch, venture out into the river by skiffs as you explore nature. Grab the opportunity to fish.


Day

7

Nauta Caño River/jungle Walk

Wake up in the morning to the beautiful Nauta Cano River. Venture out on a walk in the jungle, learning about the diverse flora and fauna of the mighty Amazon. During the night, enjoy stargazing through high quality telescopes aboard the ship


Day

8

Arrival in Iquitos/Manatee Rescue Center/transfer to the Airport
Iquitos

You arrive back at Iquitos and disembark from the ship. En route to the airport for your onward flight, you make a stop at the Manatee rescue Center wherein you get an opportunity to admire the orphaned manatees that have been rescued.


Inclusions

  • Accommodation per cabin on Double, Triple or Quad occupancy basis.
  • The fare paid by the Guest for this ticket includes transportation on the vessel, full board, and all meals
  • All entertainment onboard

Exclusions

  • Beer, wine, spirits, sodas or mineral waters
  • Onboard Shopping
  • Select entertainment

Proposed Accommodation/ Similar

Activities

Iquitos
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Additional Info

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Tour Price
The tour price per person for the 7Nights/8Days Amazon River Cruise starts from INR 608,650 per person.   
Cancellation Policy

PENALTY SCHEDULE

PENALTY

119 - 91 days prior to departure

25% of full fare

90 - 61 days prior to departure

50% of full fare

60 - 31 days prior to departure

75% of full fare

30 days or less prior to departure

100% of full fare

Terms & Conditions
Medical and Health: Guests should be in good physical health in order to be able to make the most of their cruise. Exploring the area involves the use of small, motorized skiffs and at times may include some wet landings. Daily excursions may include walking on irregular terrain, and getting in and out of the skiffs occasionally requires some physical effort. Walking excursions may last up to one hour. Malaria and yellow fever vaccinations are not required for Peru bound travelers coming into the Amazon region, but are recommended.

Trip Cancelation Insurance:  Travelers are strongly advised to purchase trip cancellation insurance, which will reimburse the cost of air tickets and other non-refundable trip payments. International medical, baggage loss, and delay insurance are also recommended. We assume no liability for lost or stolen personal belongings.

Dietary Needs: Please contact us at least 60 days prior to embarkation regarding travelers’ specific dietary needs. Every effort will be made to cater to special dietary needs, and to accommodate special requests, subject to a given product’s availability.

Travelers’ Responsibilities: Travelers have responsibilities toward both their fellow passengers and the crew. Every passenger should review the conditions contained in the trip itinerary, follow normal social behavior patterns with fellow passengers, observe all safety requirements on board and on excursions, and act in an appropriate and respectful manner toward the crew members and their fellow travelers.

FIT RESERVATIONS & PAYMENTS 
a) Reservations made 91 days or more before departure: A deposit of US $400 per person is required to confirm the booking. The final balance is required 90 days prior to departure. If the payment is not received on time, the space(s) will be automatically released.
b) Reservations made 90 days or less prior to departure

Payment Policy

Indemnity Bond

Departure Dates