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Amazon Riverboat Adventure in Depth

Amazon Riverboat Adventure in Depth

Amazon Riverboat Adventure in Depth

Trip Details:

Operator:  G Adventures
Price From: 2,239 CAD
Program duration: 9 days

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About this program

Hop 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.

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Lima

Arrive at any time (arrival transfer included).

Day 2: Lima/Río Marañon

Fly to Iquitos. Take a city orientation tour and visit a manatee rescue centre. Transfer to the boat and cast off onto the Amazon River.

Day 3: Río Marañon/Río Ucayali

Begin to explore with a boat excursion on the Amazon River and some of its tributaries to see the wonders of the rainforest. After lunch, enjoy a presentation on the Amazon River then walk along the shores of the Ucayali River.

Day 4: Río Ucayali/Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve

Take a morning skiff excursion into the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve for more wildlife viewing. In the afternoon, visit a village to meet a local shaman and discover the mystical world of spiritual healing.

Day 5: Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve

Today get off the boat and meet a local family, enjoy a home cooked meal and experience the Indigenous culture. At night take a boat to go search for wildlife that comes active after dark.

Day 6: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Take a trip to explore Choroyacu, go piranha fishing, and explore the mangroves in a dugout canoe. Opt to go swimming in the Amazon. In the evening, go on another night wildlife excursion.

Day 7: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve/Iquitos

Return to Iquitos with en-route stops at the Sapisapi River and the port town of Nauta.

Day 8: Iquitos/Lima

Disembark at Iquitos. Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Lima. Free afternoon to explore the capital of Peru.

Day 9: Lima

Depart at any time.

Country Fast Facts

Peru

Flag Flag_of_Peru.svg
Continent:South America
Official Language(s)Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Capital:Lima
Population31,141,643 (2015 estimate)
Climate(s)Eqautorial, Monsoon, Tropical Savanna, Desert (Warm/Cold), Semi-arid (Warm/Cold), Subtropical oceanic, Temperate oceanic.
Major Airport(s):Jorge Chavez International Airport (LIM), Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ), Rodriguez Ballon International Airport (AQP)
Economic Driver(s):Agriculture, Manufacturing, Extraction, Tourism

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