Dive into the black waters of the Amazon and its tributaries, enjoy swimming in the company of pink dolphins, as our guides make sure that the swimming experience is completely safe for you and your crew.
Fish for piranhas and learn the various fishing techniques that native civilizations use while navigating on our skiff boats along rivers and streams getting close to the most authentic aspects of the Amazon.
 
Discover diverse species, learn about medicinal plants, and survival techniques. Over 1,500 species of birds inhabit the Amazon. How many will you be able to identify?
Join a night walk full of discoveries with our experienced guides, and see species such as black caimans, bats, poisonous frogs, as well as other wildlife that awakes at night.
 
ITINERARY HIGH WATER
November - May
 
Day 1 - Sunday Iquitos / Nauta / Amazon River
12:30hrs Meet and greet at Iquitos Airport by Jungle Experiences´ staff. Proceed on a 1.5-hours bus transfer to our private pier in the town of Nauta where we will get on board.
14:00hrs Check-In. 14:30hrs Lunch on board. Brief orientation about the journey, while the ship starts sailing down the Marañon River to the confluence of Marañon and Ucayali River where the Amazon River starts.
17:00hrs Boat excursion looking for wildlife into the communal reserve of Yanayacu of Yacapana. You will be able to appreciate giant water lilies, birds, iguanas, sloth, the beautiful pink dolphins and much more.
18:00hrs Return to the ship.
18:30hrs Reception at the ship with live music.
19:00hrs Dinner on board.
Overnight on the Amazon River.
 
Day 2 -  Monday Amazon River / Yarapa River / Ucayali River
06:00hrs Early wake-up call. 06:30hrs Bird watching excursion into the Yanayacu of Yacapana Communal Reserve. On this morning, we will see macaws, sloth, monkeys, toucans, flycatchers, trogons, parakeets and more.
08:00hrs Breakfast on Board. We turned to sail up the Amazon River to Ucayali River. 09:30hrs Morning Boat excursion to explore tributaries. Enter into Yarapa River to look for wildlife.
12:30hrs Lunch on the main boat.
15:00hrs Geographical orientation and a short talk about the amazon by the naturalist on board.
16:30hrs Visit to the butterfly farm project of Vista Alegre Communal Reserve. On this afternoon we will learn about the butterflies from the amazon and the importance of them in the rainforest.
18:00hrs Back to the ship. 18:30hrs Reception with live music on board.
19:30hrs Dinner.
Optional Night boat excursion to search caimans, snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, anacondas, night monkeys, and much more.
 
Day 3 Tuesday Ucayali River / Marañon River / Nauta
06: 00hrs Wake-up call. 06: 30hrs We get ready to sail by the black Yarapa River to observe birds, monkeys, and pink dolphins.
08: 00hrs Breakfast on board. We continue navigating the waterways of the Ucayali River to the upper confluence of the Maranon River.
09: 30hrs Return to Nauta on board the M / V La Perla.
10: 30hrs Check-out and transfer by bus from the city of Nauta to Iquitos.
12: 30hrs Visit to the Amazon Rescue - Manatees en route to Iquitos.
13: 30hrs Arrival to Iquitos airport to board departure flight.
 
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ITINERARY LOW WATER
June - October
 
Day 1 - Sunday Iquitos / Nauta / Amazon River
12:30hrs Meet and greet at Iquitos Airport by Jungle Experiences´ staff. Proceed on a 1.5-hours bus transfer to our private pier in the town of Nauta where we will get on board.
14:00hrs Check-In. 14:30hrs Lunch on board. Brief orientation about the journey, while the ship starts sailing down the Marañon River to the confluence of Marañon and Ucayali River where the Amazon River starts.
17:00hrs Boat excursion looking for wildlife along Buenos Aires Island on the Amazon River. This first outing we visit an Amazonian Distillery.
18:00hrs return to the ship. 18:30hrs Reception with live music on board. 19:00hrs Dinner on board. 21:30hrs
Overnight in the Amazon River
 
Day 2 - Monday Amazon River / Yarapa River / Ucayali River
06:00hrs Early wake-up call. 06:30hrs Bird watching excursion along the Amazon River. On this morning, we will see parrots, sloth, monkeys, toucans, flycatchers, trogons, parakeets and more. 08:00hrs Breakfast on Board. We begin to sail up the Amazon River to Ucayali River.
09:30hrs Morning Boat excursion to explore tributaries. Into Yarapa River looking for wildlife.
12:30hrs Lunch on the main boat.
15:00hrs Geographical orientation and a short talk about The Amazon by the naturalist on board. 16:30hrs Visit to the butterfly farm project of Vista Alegre Communal Reserve. On this afternoon we will learn about the butterflies from The Amazon and the importance of them in the rainforest. 18:00hrs Back to the ship. 18:30hrs Reception with live music on board. 19:30hrs Dinner. 21:00hrs
Optional Night boat excursion to search caimans, snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, anacondas, night monkeys and much more
 
Day 3 - Tuesday Ucayali River / Marañon River / Nauta
06: 00hrs Wake-up call. 06: 30hrs We get ready to sail by the black Yarapa River to observe birds, monkeys, and pink dolphins.
08: 00hrs Breakfast on board. We continue navigating the waterways of the Ucayali River to the upper confluence of the Maranon River.
09: 30hrs Return to Nauta on board the M / V La Perla.
10: 30hrs Check-out and transfer by bus from the city of Nauta to Iquitos. 
12: 30hrs Visit to the Amazon Rescue - Manatees en route to Iquitos.
13: 30hrs Arrival to Iquitos airport to board departure flight.
 
We would be happy to serve you!
 

  • Transfer Iquitos Airport/ Nauta/Iquitos Airport.
  • Overnight aboard the M/V La Perla Cruise.
  • Full Board.
  • Bottled water and non-alcoholic house beverages.
  • English & Spanish-speaking interpreter service.
  • Open boat guided excursions.
  • Visit the hanging bridges in the Amazon Nature Park.
  • Entrance tickets to nature reserves.
 
Not Included
  • Domestic airfare and local airport taxes.
  • Alcoholic and bottled beverages.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratuities

Itinerary Addendum
All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions.  All times indicated are approximate, and are also subject to change.
 
Weather
The weather in Iquitos is warm and humid and the temperature varies between 33 °C (90 °F) and 21 °C (70 °F). The rainy (high water) season is from November to May. The dry (low water) season is from June to October. Each season boasts dramatic difference in plants, animals, and weather.
 
Clothing
Light and fresh pieces, blouses, long-sleeved shirts, swimwear, shoes with a soft rubber sole for the boat (rubber boots and rain ponchos are provided by us), cardigan or long-sleeved shirts, wind resistant jackets. The days are hot and humid while the night breeze is fresh.
 
Insects & Mosquitoes
We recommend taking Vitamin B or B-15 a few days before arrival to the jungle. These vitamins are the best natural repellent against insect bites. As well, do not forget to bring conventional repellent and cream for bites. Note: Please note that changes and adjustments in the itinerary may occur due to weather conditions, river conditions, and/or airline issues. We suggest that you coordinate with anticipation with the airline or travel agency through which you have organized your journey with us.

 


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