G AdventuresHop aboard a riverboat and experience the Amazon in style. 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 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.
- 6 nights aboard the Amatista Amazon Riverboat
- 2 nights upgraded hotels
- Meals: 8 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 6 dinners (allow USD115-150 for meals not included. Drinks and tips on board not included)
- Transportation: Amazon riverboat, plane, private bus
- Staff & Experts: 2 Certified Amazon Reserve naturalist guides and support staff aboard the Amatista, G Representative in Lima
- Arrival transfer
- Orientation tour of Iquitos
- Launches and land excursions with an expert naturalist team
- Internal flights
- All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
- Recharge: Local Shaman Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
- Local Living: Local Indigenous Family Visit, Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
- Small group experience; Max 30
Pacaya Samiria Reserve
Pacaya Samiria ReserveRenowned for its biodiversity, the area could quite possibly be one of the oldest Pleistocene shelters of the South American continent. There is a proven existence of 965 species of wild plants and 59 of cultivated plants, 450 species of birds, 102 species of mammals, over 130 species of reptiles and amphibians and 250 different fish species, but studies and investigation are still far from being exhausted.
National Reserve Pacaya-Samiria is the natural habitat for lots of wild animals and trees, as well as exuberant aquatic life: more than 500 bird species, 102 mammalians, 240 reptiles, 58 amphibians, 256 fishes and 1024 wild and cultivated vegetal species. In the reserve many species are protected: black caiman (Melanosuchus niger), dugongo (Trichechus inunguis), water turtle (Podocnemis unifilis), spider ape (Ateles sp.), giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis), pink dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) and grey dolphin (Sotalia fluviatilis).
It isn’t difficult to find, year after year, new species of fauna and flora; and still few scientist dedicated to mysterious and variegate world of insects that populate the Reserve.
River CruisingRelax and enjoy your day as you cruise along the river and take in the magnificent scenery.
Nauta is a bustling small town on the shores of the Maranon river in the Peruvian Amazon. This town is perfect for visitors intersted in nature and small town culture. Visitors can hire a boat from Nauta and experience the majestic forests, mountains and lakes. For the gastronomically inclined, this region of Peru is especially known for its delicious spicy cuisine.
Ucayali RiverScenic cruising.
Amazon RiverScenic Cruising
IquitosIquitos is located in Northeastern Peru on the Amazon river. Right at the crux, the city sits at the point where the Marañón River unites with the Ucayali River to form the mainstream of the Amazon. Founded in 1747 by Jesuit Jose Bahamonde, the city is now a blend of indigenous people and European and Chinese immigrants who populated the area in the mid-1800’s. Surrounded by greenery, the city resonates with the energy of the Amazon. Warm, exotic, romantic and seductive, Iquitos is a city with rustic charm and a unique culture.
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