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Amazon Riverboat Adventure In Depth

9 days with G Adventures   Rating: Budget

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Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time, an arrival transfer is included.

Day 2 Lima/Iquitos
Catch an early flight to Iquitos and transfer to the Amazon Riverboat. The river exploration begins with two boat excursions by motorized skiff, one during the day and one at night. Watch as the jungle comes alive with nocturnal species at nighttime. During free time, relax on board and soak in the natural beauty.

The day begins very early to catch our flight to Iquitos and transfer to the Amazon Riverboat. Once on board the ship, relax and soak in the natural beauty of the wild rainforest. Step out on deck to watch the riverbanks go by, and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife such as grey and pink dolphins. Expert guides will lead jungle walks, give lectures, and point out unique species of bird and marine life as you explore the smaller tributaries of the river. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
Head out into the Pacaya Samiria Reserve on a boat excursion and search for monkeys, sloths, and macaws. In the afternoon, take a walk through the jungle and visit a local community to learn about their traditions. After dinner, opt to go on a night excursion to Piranha Creek. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
Explore the town of Nauta before continuing to cruise down the Amazon River. In the afternoon enjoy a jungle walk and learn about medicinal plants, search for monkeys and keep an eye out for reptiles. (B, L, D)

Days 5-7 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
Explore the Amazon River and some of its tributaries in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. In the constantly changing Amazon we offer flexible itineraries, the naturalists onboard tailor each departure to the surroundings and water levels to ensure you get the most out of your Amazon adventure. Over the next few days, enjoy shore excursions, night excursions, educational lectures, a visit to a local shaman, an indigenous village, and the incredible wildlife of this lush area. (B, L, D)

Day 8 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve/Lima
In the morning explore the shoreline by motorized skiff keeping your eyes out for birds, monkeys and sloths. Leave the peacefulness of the river behind en route stop at the manatee rescue centre before catching a flight back to Lima. Enjoy the evening in the city. (B)

Day 9 Lima
Depart at any time. (B)
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All This Included
Hop aboard a riverboat and experience the Amazon in style. Led by an Amazon Reserve naturalist guide, your cruise will include daily excursions by motorized skiff designed to reveal the exotic wildlife that calls the rainforest home — with any luck you’ll spot sloths, toucans, or pink dolphins! And, with plenty of time for exploration in Pacaya–Samiria National Reserve, you'll have the chance to experience the jungle up close. The cuisine on board is regional and provides a unique and delicious window into local culture. Gain a rare glimpse of how life "on the river" is lived and experience the magic of the Amazon on this riverboat adventure.
  • Your Local Living Moment: Local Indigenous Family Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve Your Wellness Moment: Local Shaman Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • Arrival transfer
  • Cruise aboard the Amatista Amazon Riverboat (6 nts)
  • Orientation tour of Iquitos
  • Launches and land excursions with our expert naturalist team
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.
  • Aboard the Amatista Amazon riverboat (6 nts)
    Upgraded hotels (2 nts)
  • 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners.
  • Transportation: Amazon riverboat, plane, private bus.
  • 2 Certified Amazon Reserve naturalist guide and support staff aboard the Amatista.
Highlights
  • Explore the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve — the largest national park in Peru
  • Dine on food fresh from the jungle
  • Spot pink dolphins on the Amazon River
  • Interact with members of the local community
  • Learn the intricacies of Amazon wildlife
Accommodations
Aboard the Amatista Amazon riverboat (6 nts)

Upgraded hotels (2 nts)

Lima: Hotel San Agustin Exclusive (or similar)
Notes
  • Small group experience; Max 28
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.