Day 1 Lima
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2 Iquitos/Amazon Riverboat
Fly to Iquitos. Included city tour, visit to a manatee rescue centre and transfer to the boat. Cast off on the Amazon River. (1B,1L,1D)
Day 3 Marañon River/Amazon River/Ucayali River
Sail to the confluence of the Marañon and Ucayali Rivers, considered to be the beginning of the Amazon. Boat and land excursions to spot flora and fauna. (1B,1L,1D)
Days 4-5 Marañon River/Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
Excursions to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve for wildlife viewing and the chance to interact with the locals. Onboard presentations and discussions about wildlife. Meet a shaman. Opportunity for canopy walkway through the jungle. (2B,2L,2D)
Day 6 Marañon River/Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
Early morning excursion and picnic breakfast. Opportunities for piraña fishing and excursions by dugout canoe. Chance for swimming. Attend a jungle cooking lesson to learn about and sample local cuisine. Spot nocturnal wildlife. (1B,1L,1D)
Day 7 Nauta/Sapisapi River
Call at the port of Nauta. Tour the town and local markets. Afternoon excursion on the Sapisapi River to search for wildlife before an evening dinner party. (1B,1L,1D)
Day 8 Iquitos/Lima
Disembark at Iquitos, transfer to the airport for the flight back to Lima. Free afternoon. (1B)
Day 9 Lima
Depart at any time. (1B)
River Cruise Highlights
Dining on food fresh from the jungle
Spotting pink dolphins on the Amazon River
Looking down into the jungle from a canopy walkway
Exploring the Pacaya Samiria Reserve
Interacting with locals
All This Included
Hop aboard a riverboat and experience the Amazon in style. The cuisine onboard is regional and provides a unique—and delicious—window into local culture. 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 two full days for exploration in Pacaya Samiria Reserve, you'll have the chance to experience the jungle up close. Gain a rare glimpse of how life ‘on the river‘ is lived and experience the magic of the Amazon on this once-in-a-lifetime riverboat adventure.
6 nights aboard the Amazon Riverboat, Canopy walkway excursion in Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, All meals on board the boat, Launches and land excursions with our expert naturalist team, Arrival transfer and breakfast daily in Lima.
8 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners. (Allow USD50-80 for meals not included in Lima. Drinks and tips extra on board the Amazon riverboat.)
Amazon riverboat, plane, private bus.
Certified Amazon Reserve naturalist guide and support staff on board the Amazon riverboat.
Accommodations on this Tour
Amazon riverboat (6 nts)
Comfort hotels (2 nts)
Small group experience; Max 32, Avg 28.
Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions
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. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.