Hop aboard a riverboat and experience the Amazon in style on this small group escorted cruise. 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 once-in-a-lifetime riverboat adventure.
Depart London, arriving in Lima later that evening. Overnight in Lima.
Your day is free until the welcome meeting at the hotel this evening.
Take an early morning flight to the gateway to the Amazon, Iquitos. Explore the town of Nauta before boarding the boat and beginning the 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. (BLD)
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, visit a local shaman, an indigenous village, and the incredible wildlife of this lush area. (BLD)
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)
Transfer from your hotel to the airport for your flight home. (B)
Fully ATOL Protected
International and Domestic Flights
Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Sightseeing and activities specified as included
No single supplement when willing to share