M/V La Perla Amazon Cruise

Amazon Cruise

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Cruise Overview

A comfort class vessel designed to navigate the Amazon region. Its shallow draught allows visits to locations inaccessible to many other boats, while the outboard skiffs are used for trips into lagoons, narrow channels and creeks. Featuring 16 air-conditioned cabins with windows and private ensuite facilities.

Cabin Types
Standard Cabin
Amazon View Cabins
Superior Cabins

4 Days / 3 Nights

Departs Wednesday

DAY 1
Iquitos - Nauta - Ucayali River
Wednesday

On arrival transfer to your vessel. Sail towards the confluence of the Marañon and Ucayali rivers. Walk along the shores of the Ucayali river to observe the spectacular giant water lilies. Boat excursion on the lookout for river turtles.

08:30hrs Meet and greet at Iquitos Airport by Jungle Experiences’ staff.
10:00hrs Proceed on a 1.5-hours bus transfer to our private Nauta’s pier, where We will get on board.
12:00hrs Check in
12:30hrs Lunch on board. Brief orientation about the journey. While the ship starts sailing down the Maranon River to the confluence of Maranon and Ucayali River where the Amazon River stars.
Afterwards, we will walk along the shores of the Ucayali River, located in the Yucuruchi region of the Amazon. Here we will have an opportunity to see the Victoria Regias, water lily a gigantic aquatic plant.
15:30hrs Continuing on our way, we visit the Samiria River to look for charapas and turtles. The river has given up its secrets or at least some of them
17:30hrs Return to the Ship
18:00hrs Lecture by our naturalist guides
19:00hrs Reception with Live Music on board.
19:30hrs Dinner on board

Lunch, Dinner
DAY 2
Pacaya Samiria Reserve
Thursday

A spectacular walk through the Amazon rainforest canopy, followed by a unique experience swimming with pink dolphins. Night safari along the Nauta Creek.

06:00hrs Wake up call
06:30hrs Picnic Breakfast in Pacaya Samiria Natural Reserve. We will be exploring the Yanayacu of Pucate Basin We will look for a nice spot in middle of the reserve to recharge energies with a healthy breakfast, where some pink dolphins may enrich our panorama, and blue and yellow macaws, toucans, monkeys such as howler monkeys, monk sakys and more. Visit to The Amazon natural Park where the suspension bridges and viewing platform with canopy walk ways are located.
11:30hrs Back to the ship and swimming with the pink dolphins.
12:30hrs Lunch on board.
16:00hrs Shaman Ceremony in San Regis. We will get deep into our former believes and learn some of our ancients secrets of the rainforest.
16:45hrs Tree planting ceremony.
18:00hrs Reception with Live Music on board.
19:30hrs Dinner on board.
21:00hrs Night Boat ride in the jungle of Nauta creek into the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3
Pacaya Samiria - Nauta
Friday

Morning piranha fishing using traditional techniques, followed by a visit to Prado Kukama indigenous village. Late afternoon boat excursion to observe the sunset at the birthplace of the Amazon River.

07:30hrs Wake up call.
08:00hrs Breakfast
09:00hrs Piranha Fishing at San Jose de Zarapanga black water stream named Shiriyacu. Using the traditional equipment and local techniques.
12:30hrs Lunch on board.
15:00hrs Cooking Demonstration.
15:30hrs Geographic orientation by our naturalist
16:00hrs Visit to Prado Kukama Indian village to learn about our former traditions and traditional medicine, we will see how our Amazonians live and share this morning with them.
17:30hrs Boat excursion to observe the sunset on the Amazon River; waiting for the nightlife to listen the night fauna symphony. During this excursion we will look for caimans, frogs, tarantulas, snakes and anacondas.
18:30hrs Reception with Live Music on board.
19:30hrs Farewell dinner on board while the ship sails down to Nauta town.
20:30hrs Crew presentation.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
Nauta - Iquitos
Saturday

Transfer to Iquitos airport, visiting in route the Manatee Rescue Centre.

07:00hrs Breakfast on board.
08:30hrs Checkout and bus transfer from Nauta’s Town to Iquitos.
09:30hrs Visit the Manatee Rescue Center en route to Iquitos.
10:30hrs Small city tour around Iquitos to see the famous houses dating from the rubber time era, such as Iron House, Belen Market and more.
11:30hrs Arrive to Iquitos Airport to board your outgoing flight.

Tour Inclusions

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • All meals while on board
  • Transfer to/from vessel when arriving/departing on recommended flights to Iquitos
  • All excursions & equipment
  • Entrance Fee to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • Beverages: bottled water & non-alcoholic house drinks

Tour Pricing

M/V La Perla
Single
Twin
4 Days/ 3 Nights
$3,562
$2,374 / person
7 Days/ 6 Nights (Sun - Sat)
$6,178
$4,119 / person

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