Marine: Amazon Riverboat Adventure (SP5AR)

Countries Visited: Peru
Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
Service Level: Upgraded
  • All the adventure you want, with a softer landing
  • Handpicked, character-rich accommodations with upgraded amenities services
  • Upgraded and private transport, including flights to maximize time
  • More included meals, activities and transfers
    Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
    Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
    Group Size: Max 30
    Meals Included: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Highlights
    Explore the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve - the largest national park in Peru, dine on food fresh from the jungle, spot pink dolphins on the Amazon River, interact with members of the local community, learn the intricacies of Amazon wildlife

    Description
    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, youll 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.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Duration
    7 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1LimaDay 1 Lima
    Arrive at any time, an arrival transfer is included. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Private Vehicle (0.75-1.00 hours)
    Day 2NautaDay 2 Lima/Nauta (1B, 1L, 1D)
    The day begins very early to catch our flight to Iquitos and transfer to the Amazon River boat. Once on board the ship, relax and soak in the natural beauty of the wild rainforest. Step out on deck to watch the riverbanks go by, and keep eyes peeled for wildlife such as grey and pink dolphins. Expert guides will lead jungle walks, give lectures, and point out unique species of bird and marine life as you explore the smaller tributaries of the river. Included Activities: Amazonian Manatee Rescue Centre Visit Nauta Visit Sapisapi River Visit Transport: Plane (3.00 hour(s)) Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Amatista Riverboat
    Day 3Pacaya Samiria National ReserveDay 3 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (1B, 1L, 1D)
    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. Included Activities: Amazon River Excursion Ucayali River Walking Excursion Transport: Amatista Riverboat
    Day 4PacayaSamiria National ReserveDay 4 Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Rise early to visit the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve. Once back on board, gather for breakfast followed by a presentation on the life, history, and culture of the Amazons main tribes. After lunch, listen to an introductory discussion about shamanism to help understand the traditions of the people living in the rainforest. Touch upon the spirit realm, paying a visit to a local shaman. Shamanism is practiced around the globe, and is universally distinguished by a trance state called shamanic ecstasy. In these "out of body" travels, the shaman enlists denizens of the spirit world to help him with a variety of duties, from healing the sick to assisting a deceased persons soul into the afterworld - all the while, the shaman remains conscious. Gain rare insight into the complexities of this phenomenon when you meet an actual practicing shaman in a river village. Hell introduce the group to his spiritual healing craft and talk about rainforest plants that indigenous peoples have, for untold centuries, held to possess curative properties. Included Activities: Pacaya-Samiria Reserve Excursion Local Shaman Visit Transport: Amatista Riverboat
    Day 5PacayaSamiria National ReserveDay 5 Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Continue to explore the Amazon. Be sure to relax this afternoon, and rest up for a late-night excursion to discover the wildlife that comes out at night in the jungle. Included Activities: Amazon Jungle Excursion Local Indigenous Family Visit Night Time Boat Excursion Transport: Amatista Riverboat
    Day 6LimaDay 6 Pacaya Samiria National Reserve/Lima (1B, 1L, 1D)
    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. Included Activities: Choroyacu Wildlife Excursion Amazonian Manatee Rescue Centre Visit Transport: Amatista Riverboat Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s)) Plane (3.00 hour(s))
    Day 7LimaDay 7 Lima (1B)
    Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
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    Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.

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    PLEASE NOTE: The activities on this trip may run in a different order, or this trip may run in reverse depending on the time of year. The itinerary will still cover all of the same destinations and activities but they may be in a different order.
      
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