6 Day Cruise the Amazon Tour

  • 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 Ramada, 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 marine 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

    As you near Iquitos, you'll be able to visit Belen, a town that actually floats on the Amazon River. And although you dock around noon, your adventure is not over yet. You'll spend the afternoon visiting some of main sites in Iquitos, such as the Manatee Rescue Center and Indian Market. When your tour of the town concludes, you'll be taken to the airport for your flight back to Lima.

Embrace luxury and wildlife from Iquitos during an Amazon cruise, one of the most coveted ways to explore the rainforest. Keep an eye out for the famous pink river dolphins.

1 night in Lima, 4 nights on a luxury Amazon cruise boat


  • Personalized Amazon excursions by foot and canoe
  • Visit the feeding area of the famous pink river dolphin
  • Search for monkeys, birds, caimans, frogs, and other fascinating wildlife native to the rainforest

This fully customizable 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 will cater for your every whim.

Day Tour from $5,290 per person


  • 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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