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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: 2,137 CAD
Ideal Age Range: 19 to 30, 31 to 50, Over 51
Fitness Needs: Light Impact
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 / Iquitos

Catch an early flight to Iquitos and transfer to the riverboat. The river exploration begins with two boat excursions by motorized skiff, one during the day and one at night. Watch as the jungle comes alive with nocturnal species at nighttime. During free time, relax on board and soak in the natural beauty. 

Day 3 | Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Head out into the Pacaya Samiria Reserve on a boat excursion and search for monkeys, sloths, and macaws. In the afternoon, take a walk through the jungle and visit a local community to learn about their traditions. 

After dinner, opt to go on a night excursion to Piranha Creek. 

Day 4 | Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Explore the town of Nauta before continuing to 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. 

Days 5-7 | Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

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, a visit to a local shaman, an indigenous village, and the incredible wildlife of this lush area. 

Day 8 | Pacaya Samiria National Reserve / Lima

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.

Day 9 | Lima

Depart at any time.

Country Fast Facts

Peru

Flag Flag_of_Peru
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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