4 Days / 3 Nights
The amazing Amazon River is the longest and the most beautiful river in the world, with unprecedented flora and fauna as well as the unique indigenous communities that live in the rainforest and along the banks of the mighty river. This 4 day Amazon river tour is the perfect trip for those short on time but who want to see the Amazon in all its glory.
Upon arrival at the airport, our staff will be on hand to assist you and to give you a warm welcome to the city of Iquitos. We will be transferred by bus to the port of embarkation Embarcadero Turistico, where our skiff will take you to which will be your home for the next five days: the Amazon cruise boat.
Once all guests are on board, we will go up to the third deck for the Captain’s welcome and crew introduction, while enjoying our bartenders' refreshing cocktai...
After a hearty buffet-style breakfast, our skiff will take you to the Monkey Island Rescue Center. This sanctuary receives a wide range of monkeys that are commonly hunted for meat or to be sold as pets. Even though these small animals were victims of abuse and wildlife trafficking, you can now see them happily jumping around the island. When you least expect it, a spider monkey or a Red faced Uakari will approach you and try to take your hand. Besides petting them and taking pictures...
We will start the day early to enjoy the stunning sunrise from the Amazon River, a morning sky light up in brilliant shades of red, orange, purple and hints of pink. After that, we will make a small excursion to Indiana, a lovely village where we will see a colorful display of many rainforest products, fruits, vegetables, fish and spices, as well as many local people doing their daily shopping. We will return to the Amazon to enjoy a delicious breakfast on board, which will help us re...
Our final breakfast on board will be a little earlier so that we have plenty of time to pack up and check-out. We will disembark at the Embarcadero Turistico, where the bus will be waiting to take us to our last stop before saying goodbye. We will make one last memory at the Manatee Rescue Center, a very special kind of animal orphanage for Amazonian manatees. This is where the aquatics mammals and other endangered wildlife are rescued, rehabilitated and finally released into the wild...
The itineraries and programs mentioned above may vary depending on the climate and the water level of the rivers. What type of wildlife we see can also vary depending on migratory cycles and other seasonal differences. Therefore, it is possible that the navigation route, schedules and excursions may need to be modified at the guide’s or cruise captain's discretion.
Visiting indigenous Amazonian communities is an excellent way to contribute to their developmen...