4-night Amazon River Explorer Cruise - Low Water Season

Cruise Line:
Aqua Expeditions
Ship:
Aria Amazon
Destination:
Roundtrip Iquitos
Departure Date:
10/9/2017
Length:
4
Offer ID:
1248967

Theme: Chef Hosted Sailing* 

Sail with chef and owner Pedro Miguel Schiaffino and enjoy customized market tours, a master cooking class and interactive Q&A with the chef.

*Cruise supplier's theme is subject to change or cancellation without notice.


Custom built for Aqua Expeditions by leading Peruvian architect Jordi Puig, the Aria Amazon allows her guests to explore the Peruvian Amazon in utmost comfort. The 147-foot Aria Amazon set sail in 2011 following the success of its sister ship, the Aqua Amazon. Spacious and indulgent, yet intimate enough to feel entirely exclusive, the 16-cabin Aria Amazon incorporates extremely generous dining and lounging areas, including an outdoor Jacuzzi overlooking the Amazon River. This striking ship can accommodate a maximum of 32 guests. Aqua Expeditions' highly experienced captain and crew, and Aqua Expedition's rigorous cruise ship standards, ensure smooth travel and safety on the waters of the Amazon.

Common Areas Onboard:

  • Indoor bar
  • Lounge
  • Dining room
  • Outside lounge
  • Outdoor jacuzzi
  • Exercise room
  • Massage rom
  • Observation deck
  • Boutique

Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Land Tour: Iquitos
10/9/2017
10/9/2017

Iquitos 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.

Land Tour: Transfer to Ship
10/9/2017
10/9/2017

Depart to the cruise ship for embarkation on a trip of a lifetime!

Nauta
10/9/2017
10/9/2017

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.

Maranon River
10/9/2017
10/9/2017

No information currently available.

Yanayacu
10/10/2017
10/10/2017

No information currently available.

Pucate River
10/10/2017
10/10/2017

No information currently available.

Maranon River
10/10/2017
10/10/2017

No information currently available.

Pacaya Samiria Reserve
10/10/2017
10/10/2017

Renowned 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.

Samiria River
10/11/2017
10/11/2017

The Samiria River is located in the northeastern territory of Peru. It is in the heart of Peru’s Amazon region, you will be able to spot manatees, pink dolphins and monkeys along the river.


Nauta Cano (Forrest of Rivers)
10/11/2017
10/11/2017

No information currently available.

Pacaya Samiria Reserve
10/11/2017
10/11/2017

Renowned 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.

Maranon River
10/12/2017
10/12/2017

No information currently available.

Iquitos
10/13/2017
10/13/2017

Iquitos 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.

Land Tour: Iquitos
10/13/2017
10/13/2017

Iquitos 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.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice.

Stateroom Description & Pricing Info

Suite Cruise Only Price  
DS2 - Design Suite - 2nd Deck

CALL
DS1 - Design Suite - 1st Deck

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*** WAITLIST: Availability in this category is to be advised. Please contact us to request a quote.

Departure Date:
10/9/2017
Number of Nights
4
Cruise Inclusions:
  • 4-night cruise
  • All meals while onboard
  • All excursions off the Aria Amazon
  • All beverages (non-alcoholic, house wine and beer)
  • Pacaya Samiria National Reserve entrance fee
Available Addons:
Optional airfare; pre-/post-cruise hotel
Remarks:

Aqua Expedition's Amazon River cruises are priced based on per person, double occupancy of our Suites and Master Suites.  Not Included: Air tickets to and from Iquitos; Guide and crew gratuities; Boutique purchases.

Single supplement +25% regular rates; Child Policy: 7 year age minimum on all departures, child under 12 years old will receive a 20% discount; Third person sleeping on sofa bed will receive a 20% discount; Third person being a child under 12 years old sleeping on sofa bed pays US $500 per night.

All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions. All times indicated are approximate, and are also subject to change.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Offer ID:
1248967

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Company Info

Cruise Experts Travel, LTD.
2979 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6N 3C8

(604) 737-8100
(800) 565-2784
 
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