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US$ 3,995Price per person (2021 rates), double occupancy based on DESIGN SUITE 1st DECK, all meals and excursions, transfers, entrance fees. Intl and domestic airfares not included.
Duration:4 Days
Destination:Iquitos (BEST LUXURY AMAZON RIVER CRUISE AQUA NERA)

BEST LUXURY AMAZON RIVER CRUISES – AQUA NERA – OVERVIEW

Best Luxury Amazon River Cruises include the AQUA NERA, which sets a new standard for luxury river cruising on the Amazon. Aqua Nera draws design inspiration from the Peruvian Amazon’s mystical black water lagoons and bears the hallmarks of contemporary style and generous interiors that Aqua Expeditions cruise ships are known for.

Embrace distinctive Amazon style and luxury aboard our brand-new river cruise ship

Aboard the Aqua Nera, award-winning architects Noor Design crafts every space to perfection. The vessel’s 20 spacious Design Suites convey a sense of Amazon tranquility, while the social spaces showcase refined elegance with a touch of drama. Tastefully woven into the design are accents and details from the rubber boom era and the colorful cultures of Portugal, Spain and Peru.

BEST LUXURY AMAZON RIVER CRUISES – AQUA NERA – SERVICES

  • 20 Design Suites with king or twin bed.
  • Interconnecting suites and family suites available.
  • Design Suites all have river facing panoramic windows.
  • Maximum capacity: 44 Passengers.
  • Sun Decks.
  • Indoor and outdoor bars.
  • Indoor dining room and outdoor private dining.
  • Screening room with theater-style seating.
  • Outdoor cinema under the stars.
  • Games room with pool table.
  • Outside shaded lounge with single and double day beds.
  • Antique and artisanal boutique.
  • Lobby lounge.
  • Observation deck with outdoor sunbeds.
  • Top deck gym overlooking the river.
  • Infirmary with onboard medical staff.
  • Outdoor top deck plunge pool with private cabanas.
  • Two spa treatment rooms, one single and one double.

HIGH WATER SEASON ITINERARY

November – May | Saturday to Tuesday

DAY 1

Saturday: Iquitos – Amazon River
Arriving on a morning flight1, receive a warm welcome at Iquitos International Airport by our crew and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. The afternoon continues with an introduction to the historic city of Iquitos and the opportunity to visit an indigenous Amazon community.

In the early evening, embark the Aqua Nera and settle into your generously-sized suite as you begin one of life’s greatest adventures. Following an introduction to our naturalist guides and a routine safety drill, gather at the restaurant for the first of many Amazonian cuisine experiences created by Aqua Nera consulting chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, whose restaurant, ámaZ, is one of Peru’s most renowned dining establishments.

Recommended flight Lima to Iquitos: LATAM LA2240 arriving at 11:49 hours1.

Group transfer between airport and port if booked on our recommended flights2.

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DAY 2

Sunday: Yarapa River / Clavero Lake

Aboard our comfortable skiffs, we set sail from the Amazon River to the Yarapa River. Ready your binoculars to spot tropical songbirds, black collared hawks and sloths. Line-fish for Amazon’s notoriously ferocious piranhas while our naturalist guides share stories of Lake Moringo.

In the afternoon, we sail on to Lake Clavero where villagers rely on traditional dugout canoes to get around. Swim in the lake’s calm waters or visit native residents of Amazonia who welcome you to their community with open arms.

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DAY 3

Monday: Yanallpa River – Dorado River

We explore the black water tributaries of the Yanallpa River by skiff, disembarking to walk deep into the wildlife-rich Amazonian rainforest. Later, we board the skiffs again to cruise along the El Dorado River for a dusk excursion in search of exotic nocturnal creatures.

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DAY 4

Tuesday: Nauta Town – Manatee Rescue Center – Transfer to the airport

In the morning, take a guided visit to the local market and marvel at the regional produce of the Peruvian Amazon, and sample exotic snacks if you wish.

Return to the Aqua Nera for breakfast before disembarkation. En route to the airport, visit the Manatee Rescue Center, where orphaned Amazonian manatees rehabilitate before they are released back into the wild.

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Recommended Flights Iquitos to Lima: LATAM LA2241 departing at 12:19 hours1.

Group transfer between airport and p ort if booked on our recommended flights2.

NOTES:

  1. Flight arrangements and timings are subject to change at the carrier’s discretion.
  2. Separate transfer arrangements can be made for afternoon arrivals.
  3. All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions.

LOW WATER SEASON ITINERARY

June to October | Saturday – Tuesday

DAY 1

Saturday: Iquitos – Nauta – Embarkation – Marañon River

Arriving on a morning flight1, receive a warm welcome at Iquitos International Airport by our crew. Board our private transfer to our exclusive Nauta Lounge for a welcome lunch before embarkation.

Settle into your generously-sized suite aboard the Aqua Nera as you begin one of life’s greatest adventures. Following an introduction to our naturalist guides and a routine safety drill, gather at the restaurant for the first of many Amazonian cuisine experiences created by Aqua Nera consulting chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, whose restaurant, ÁmaZ, is one of Peru’s most renowned dining establishments.

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Recommended Flights Lima to Iquitos: LATAM LA2240 arriving at 11:49 hours1.

Group transfer between airport and port if booked on our recommended flights2.

 

DAY 2

Sunday: Yanayacu – Pucate River – Lisboa Town

Rise with the sun for an early morning birdwatching along the Marañon River. Later, canoe or kayak in Yanayacu-Pucate River and look out for Amazon’s legendary pink river dolphins. In the afternoon, visit an Amazonian village, where you can interact with native riberenos (people of the river) and visit local school children.

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DAY 3

Monday: Samiria River – Nauta Caño River

Awake to a lush jungle sunrise and birdwatching along the Samiria River, enjoying breakfast in the middle of the lush jungle. Swimming and kayaking are some of the recommended activities at this part of the Reserve. In the evening, embark on a wildlife excursion on the black waters of Nauta Caño, and end the night with extraordinary stargazing.

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DAY 4

Tuesday: Nauta Town – Manatee Rescue Center

In the morning, take a guided visit to the local market and marvel at the regional produce of the Peruvian Amazon, and sample exotic snacks if you wish. Return to the Aqua Nera for breakfast and to pack up. Before saying goodbye, we will visit the Manatee Rescue Center, a sanctuary for orphaned Amazonian manatees to rehabilitate before their release back into the wild.

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Recommended Flights Iquitos to Lima LATAM LA2241 departing at 12:39 hours1.

Group transfer between airport and port if booked on our recommended flights2.

NOTES:

  1. Flight arrangements and timings are subject to change at the carrier’s discretion.
  2. Separate transfer arrangements can be made for afternoon arrivals.
  3. All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions.

 

LEGEND
B Breakfast. S Snack. L Lunch. D Dinner. LL LightLunch.


BEST LUXURY AMAZON RIVER CRUISES – AQUA NERA – PRICES

Price Per Person (in US$)

Double DESIGN SUITE 1st DECK US$ 3,995

Double DESIGN SUITE 2nd DECK US$ 4,285

 Simple DESIGN SUITE 1st DECK US$ 4,995

Simple DESIGN SUITE 2nd DECK US$ 5,359

Child discount (under 12 years old, min 7 years of age) 20%

Discount of third person sleeping on sofa bed 20%

Third person under 12 years old sleeping on sofa bed US$ 500 per night

INCLUDED IN BEST LUXURY AMAZON RIVER CRUISES – AQUA NERA

Included in Program Price*
Lodging accommodations in AQUA NERA Amazon River Cruise, according to itinerary. All meals while on board. Beverages (non-alcoholic, premium wines and national beer). All excursions. Group transfers to/from vessels on recommended flights. Pacaya Samiria National Reserve entrance fee. Laundry.
Not included in Tour Price
International and domestic flights. Visas required for entry. Guide and crew gratuities. Boutique purchases. Cost of Medical Emergencies (including evacuation). Any additional transportation services.

* Note:  Currently, tours to the Peruvian Amazon are exempt from Peruvian sales tax (18.00%).

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