8 Day Aria Amazon Cruise
8 Days/7 Nights
From $9,450 per person
(Dbl. Occupancy, Not Incl. Airfare)
Departing from Iquitos, Peru’s largest jungle city, you will enjoy an eight day cruise along the Amazon, Marañon, and Ucayali Rivers aboard the luxurious Aria Amazon to the Pacaya-Samiria Reserve, one of the most bio-diverse places on Earth. Traveling on foot and by skiff, you will search the rainforest for sloths, monkeys, macaws, giant river otters, endangered pink dolphin, and other wildlife, and will have the opportunity to interact with local people living in villages as they have for centuries. On your final day, you will also visit the Manatee Rescue Center.
Lodging and Meals: This tour includes accommodations for 7 nights (aboard the M/V Aria Amazon) and 22 meals (7 breakfasts, 8 lunches, and 7 dinners).
Best Time to Go: June-November.
Places Visited: Iquitos & the Northern Amazon.
Day 1 (Fri): Iquitos-Nauta-Embarkation-Marañon River.
Day 2 (Sat): Yanayacu Pucate River-Marañon River.
Day 3 (Sun): Samiria River-Nauta Caño or PNA (Amazonian National Park).
Day 4 (Mon): Nauta Town-Village Visit-Birthplace of the Amazon.
Day 5 (Tue): Ucayali River-Pacaya River.
Day 6 (Wed): Pacaya River-Ucayali River-Tapiche River.
Day 7 (Thu): Clavero Lake-San Jose Flooded Forest.
Day 8 (Fri): Arrival in Nauta-Manatee Rescue-Transfer to the Airport.
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner
Prices & Dates
Price per Person
|Design Suite – First Deck
|Design Suite – Second Deck
- The above prices are valid until December 31, 2020.
- There is a minimum age of seven for all departures.
- A limited number of triples can be accommodated as long as the maximum capacity of the ship is not exceeded.
Friday departures throughout the year. This itinerary is offered during the low water season, which runs from June to November. A slightly different itinerary is offered during the high water season, which runs from December to May.
- South American Vacations’ expert pre-departure planning services and documentation.
- Transfers to/from vessel when arriving in Iquitos.
- Accommodations on board the M/V Aria Amazon.
- All meals scheduled on board.
- Pacaya Samiria entrance fee.
- Local, English-speaking tour guides.
Price Does Not Include
- International airfare.
- Domestic airfare.
- Transfers in Lima.
- Hotel nights before/after the cruise.
- Gratuities to ship crew and guides.
- Gifts and personal items.
- Travel insurance.
We will be happy to quote the cost of airfare, land services, and travel insurance and to make these arrangements for you.
Group Private: All services included in this tour are operated on a group basis.
Passport/Visa: U.S., Australian, Canadian, and EU citizens require a passport valid for at least six months from date of entry and return ticket for stays of up to 90 days. Citizens of other countries are advised to contact the Peruvian embassy in their country before traveling.
Travel Insurance: In order to protect your travel investment from unforeseen circumstances that may arise before or during your trip, we strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance. We offer Allianz Global Assistance’s Classic Comprehensive and other plans. The Benefits and Coverage Limits are summarized on our Travel Insurance page. Call your travel counselor if you have any questions or to purchase a plan.
To Book This Trip: Call or email us to confirm the availability of the ship and airfare for your desired dates of travel. Once we have confirmed availability, you will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of $900 per person. The balance of the trip cost is due 90 days prior to departure.
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