6 Day Cruise the Amazon Tour

Combine splendid luxury and abundant wildlife on this 6-Day Amazon Cruise which departs from the remote Peruvian outpost of Iquitos. You’ll cruise the world’s greatest river in an elegant floating hotel with three fantastic meals a day and take daily excursions in smaller boats to further explore the diversity of the rain forest. On this once-in-a-lifetime adventure you’ll spy enigmatic pink river dolphins, fish for piranhas and witness countless birds, monkey, mammals and caimans. 


This fully customizable, private tour can be crafted by a Destination Expert to match the vacation of your dreams. From the moment you contact us, until the day you return home, we cater to your every whim.

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1 night in Lima4 nights on a luxury Amazon cruise boat


Highlights:
  • Live the high life on a luxurious Amazon cruise with elegant rooms, gorgeous communal areas and three fantastic meals a day.
  • Enjoy out-of-this-world sunrises and sunsets from your magnificent floating hotel, surrounded by the endless expanse of the Amazon.
  • Search for monkeys, birds, caimans, frogs, and other fascinating wildlife native to the rainforest
  • Further explore the most biodiverse habitat on the planet with personalized Amazon excursions by foot and canoe.
  • Visit a local Amazonian community to see how locals have learnt to survive in this fecund and treacherous environment.
  • Visit the feeding area of the famous pink river dolphin and fish for notorious piranhas in an Oxbow lake.
  • Visit the floating village of Belén and take a tour of the Manatee Rescue Center to learn more about these weird creatures.

Trip At A Glance

  • Day 1 – Arrive in Lima and overnight in the only luxury hotel across the street from the airport to minimize transit times.
  • Day 2 – Spend the morning in Lima before flying to Iquitos, deep in the Amazon rainforest. Board your luxury vessel and enjoy a fabulous dinner.
  • Day 3 – As you cruise the Amazon, you’ll have a chance to spot wildlife on morning and afternoon trips deep into the river basin aboard a smaller, more nimble boat.
  • Day 4 – Visit a local community before taking a boat trip up the Pacaya river. Search for nocturnal animals on the way back to your vessel.
  • Day 5 – Spy the Amazon’s famous pink river dolphins and fish for piranhas in a lake teeming with fish. Enjoy a farewell dinner aboard your floating hotel.
  • Day 6 – Your adventure isn’t over yet. On the way back to Iquitos you’ll visit the floating village of Belén and tour the Manatee center in Iquitos before flying back to Lima.

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Lima, Peru

    Upon arrival to Lima, you will be greeted and driven to your selected hotel. If staying at the Lima airport Costa del Sol Wyndham, you will only need to walk out the airport exit and across the street to your evening accommodations.

  • Day 2 - Lima to Iquitos

    After a morning spent in Peru's capital city (and an optional Lima city tour), you'll fly to Iquitos, an isolated Amazonian town. Upon arrival, your cruise representative will meet you at the airport and escort you to your luxurious Amazon cruise boat. After settling into your cabin, you'll be treated to a special onboard welcome dinner.

  • Day 3 - Yanallpa & Dorado River Trip

    To see the immensity of the Amazon up close, today you'll take two trips up Amazon tributaries in small boats. In the morning, you'll float through a flooded Amazon forest, which is a great place to see monkeys and other wildlife, and in the afternoon you'll navigate through the Mirrored Forest on Dorado River, returning to your cruise ship at dusk.

  • Day 4 - Community Visit & Pacaya River Exploration

    After sunrise on an oxbow lake, you'll visit a local Amazonian community to learn how the locals survive in this dense environment. Lunch is served back on the boat before the afternoon's excursion up the Pacaya River to a lake deep in the rainforest. Night will fall as you make your way back to your cruise ship, giving you the opportunity to spot nocturnal animals with special spotlights.

  • Day 5 - Dolphin Excursion & Piranha Fishing

    Enjoy an impromptu wildlife show this morning when you visit a popular dolphin feeding spot, one of the best places to see the famous pink river dolphins. Around noon you'll begin heading down river toward Iquitos, stopping at a lake filled with various types of Amazonian fish. Here you can try to catch some carnivorous piranhas. The day concludes with a farewell dinner.

  • Day 6 - Iquitos to Lima

    Enjoy an impromptu wildlife show this morning when you visit a popular dolphin feeding spot, one of the best places to see the famous pink river dolphins. Around noon you'll begin heading down river toward Iquitos, stopping at a lake filled with various types of Amazonian fish. Here you can try to catch some carnivorous piranhas. The day concludes with a farewell dinner.


Pricing includes everything from your international arrival to your departure, with the exception of flights and a few lunches and dinners. Our specialty is private, customizable travel experiences.


Day Tour from $5,290 per person

Includes:

  • 1 night in our preferred properties hand selected for comfort, convenience and quality
  • 4 nights aboard an all-inclusive Amazon cruise with small-group excursions and transfers, and all meals included
  • All required entrance fees
  • All breakfasts
  • 24hr support
  • All taxes

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