Delfin III Amazon Cruise

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Cruise Overview

The Delfin III, offers guests an immersive rainforest experience while simultaneously treating them to the highest levels of luxury. This brand new vessel is also the largest in our fleet, with capacity for up to 43 passengers. The ship has been beautifully finished with the finest details, hardwood floors, designer furniture, and handmade Peruvian artifacts. The itineraries have been carefully planned and are set to offer an unforgettable experience. Guests will have no shortage of up close rainforest experience and gourmet food to compliment.

Guests have the option of four room classes. On the first deck there are 8 Suites complete with floor to ceiling panoramic windows as well as 2 spacious Corner Suites facing the front of the ship. The second deck is comprised of 10 Upper Suites and the largest of all, the Owner’s Suite. The top deck features beautiful indoor and outdoor lounge, a sundeck with plunge pool, a spa and gym, and of course the bar.

Itinerary

DAY 1
Embarkation

Upon arrival at the airport you will be transferred to Nauta Port.

A small riverside town on the banks of the Marañon River and was the first city founded in the department of Loreto. Once we reach Nauta, you will enjoy a VIP greeting at our private port along the shores of the Marañon River where the vessel awaits you.

Aboard Delfin, you will be served by our qualified staff who will introduce you to your exquisite and cozy suite, specially equipped with all the amenities for the experienced traveler as yourself.

While the Delfin begins its initial navigation, you will enjoy the most fantastic panoramic views from the elegantly outfitted observation area located on our third deck. Our bartender will be waiting to serve you with an exotic cocktail made with regional fruits and pisco, the beloved national brandy liquor of Peru. Then, your naturalist guide will give you an overview of your journey’s schedule, activities, route, highlights, wildlife and vegetation to keep your eye out for, geographical and historical background, and other useful details.

Dinner
DAY 2
Samiria River - Yanayacu Pucate

The skiffs skim the Samiria River and its tributaries, where an abundance of wildlife hides in the deep rainforest, such as blue and yellow macaws, scarlet macaws, toucans, umbrella birds, monkeys, and river others, capybaras and more. The naturalist guide and his expert eye pinpoint all the biodiversity of this region. This is also a popular dolphin feeding spot so we won’t be the only one enjoying the plethora of fish below.

You will then start cruising through the Yanayacu and Pucate Rivers, peeking into different creeks and lagoons. This is one of the best preserved and protected zones of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Your guide will use his expert eye to pinpoint all the biodiversity of this region. You will even have the opportunity to swim in the jungle river along with the famous pink dolphins!

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
Fundo Casual, San Fransisco, Nauta Caño

The walk at Fundo Casual jungle trail will take you deep into the rainforest on “Terra Firma” (non-flooded  forest)  where  your  guide  will  point  out  the  dynamic  creatures  and  vegetation  of  the Amazon. Be sure to keep an attentive eye open for spotting surprises!

Next  we  will  visit  the  community  of  San  Francisco will include a short skiff ride and jungle walk to meet local villagers who have called Amazonia their home for  generations.  Here  we  will  visit  a  market  featuring amazing   arts   and   crafts   from   the   local   women. Following  this  visit  will  be  a  jungle  walk  with  our guides to search for nocturnal creatures.

After a delicious dinner we will visit Nauta Caño Creek. Also,  go  fishing  for  the  famous  piranha,  a  delightful and  challenging  experience  you  won’t  forget!  As night approaches, your guide will take you on a night safari in search of caiman alligators and night birds.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
Disembarkation

With heavy hearts, the staff will wish you farewell as you begin your departure. At the port of Nauta, our ground crew will be waiting to take you by our private vehicle back to the city of Iquitos, about 95 kilometers journey by paved road.

The Rescue & Rehabilitation Center of River Mammals (ACOBIA):

On our way from Nauta back to Iquitos airport, you will visit the Rescue & Rehabilitation Center of River Mammals (ACOBIA) where you will have the chance to meet baby manatees and learn about these wonderful and docile creatures and why they are on the endangered species list. You will also have the chance to pet and feed these kind manatees. As well, there are also some other animals cared for by the center that have been rescued from capture for the intention of being turned into pets and other threatening conditions. We welcome you to donate to this ambitious organization and education center as you wish. Our land personnel will wait for you at the airport and give your boarding passes and help you check in.

Breakfast

Tour Inclusions

  • All meals while on board (arrival day: dinner, cruise days: all meals, departure day: breakfast & lunch)
  • All excursions & equipment (including rubber boots & rain ponchos)
  • Transfers to/from vessel when arriving on recommended flights to Iquitos (both 17:00hr)
  • Entrance fee to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • Natural juices, soda, coffee, tea, water; beer

Tour Pricing

Delfin III Amazon Cruise
Single
Twin / Double
4 Days / 3 Nights
$6,300
$4,200 / person
5 Days / 4 Nights
$8,409
$5,606 / person

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