Peruvian Amazon 7-Night Expedition
DURATION:8 Days/ 7 NightsREGION:South & Central AmericaSHIP:Aria Amazon
This 7-night Amazon River Expedition Cruise aboard the luxurious Aria Amazon covers three powerful tributaries: the Marañon, the Ucayali, and the Puinahua as well as several hidden black water lakes. Enjoy a tour by skiff of the Yacapana Isles, the 'Isles of the Iguana'. Meet the grey and pink freshwater dolphins of the Yarapa River. Visit Madgalena Village and her giant water lilies and meet the Cocama Indians of Puerto Prado. Travel down the Ucayali River spotting monkeys and learn
about the Amazon River headwaters. Probe deep within the Nauta Caño within Pacaya-Samiria Reserve, known as the mirrored forest, fish for piranha in Charo Lake and learn about sustainable resource management projects in Amazonia. With fantastic onboard dining, outstanding facilities and local expedition team of four expert guides, this is an Amazon experience not to be missed!â€‹ This expedition departs weekly throughout the year.
We have multiple departure dates for this cruise. Select a year and month to view itineraries for alternative departure dates.
Launched in 2011, the 45 metre (147 foot) long Aria Amazon was designed by the innovative Peruvian architect Jordi Puig. Although still very young, the ship was completely refreshed in 2015 with new upgrades from bed linens to state-of-the-art lighting. Aria Amazon features extremely generous dining and lounging areas, including an outdoor river facing jacuzzi. Floor to ceiling windows face the Amazon River in the ship’s 16 Design Suites, each measuring 23 square metres (250 square feet). Four suites can interconnect for families. This striking black hulled ship accommodates a maximum of 32 guests plus 26 crew including a paramedic and four English-speaking naturalist guides. Aqua Expeditions highly experienced river pilots and the most rigorous cruise ship standards ensure smooth travel and safety on the waters of the Peruvian Amazon.
Your cruise fare includes:
- All meals while onboard
- All excursions off the Aqua Amazon
- Beverages (non-alcoholic, select premium wines, sparkling wine and national beer)
- Transfers to / from vessel when arriving or departing on recommended flights
- Pacaya Samiria National Reserve entrance fee
Your cruise fare does not include:
- Air tickets to and from Iquitos
- Pre- and post- cruise accommodation
- Guide and crew gratuities
- Boutique purchases
- Travel Insurance (highly recommended - ask us for a quote today)
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Please note: This cruise is sold in USD
The itinerary detailed here is the high water itinerary, which applies between December and May each year. From June to November a modified itinerary operates on account of changed river conditions and lower water levels. Ask us for full details about the 'low water' itinerary.
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A 25% single supplement occurs for sole use of a Design Suite.