AQUA NERA, BEST AMAZON RIVER CRUISE PERU

USD $ 4,277

Discover the most luxurious floating accommodations aboard the Aqua Nera, built for ultimate comfort and relaxation on the Amazon River. The renowned chef, Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, presents a remarkable menu with native Amazonian ingredients allowing you to experience a rainforest-to-table dining.

The Best Amazon River Cruise Peru price is per person, based on double occupancy in a DESIGN SUITE on the FIRST DECK. All meals and excursions, transfers and entrance fees are included. International and domestic airfares not included.

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    Aqua Nera Luxury Amazon River Cruise in Peru

    The Aqua Nera sets a new standard for high-end river cruise lines 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.

    Aqua Nera’s journey into the depths of the Peruvian Amazon is accompanied by the culinary genius of celebrated chef, Pedro Miguel Schiaffino. Expert naturalist guides lead twice-daily excursions in small groups, allowing guests to encounter the thriving wildlife of the world’s most biodiverse rainforest.

    Aboard the Aqua Nera, award-winning architects of Noor Design craft 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.

      • 20 Design Suites with king or twin beds.
      • Interconnecting suites and family suites are available.
      • Design Suites all have river-facing panoramic windows.
      • Maximum capacity: 40 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.

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    1. DAY 1 - HIGH WATER SEASON (Nov–May) Saturday: Iquitos / Amazon River

      After arriving at a noon flight1, receive a warm welcome at Iquitos International Airport by the crew and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before boarding Aqua Nera.

      Then, embark on 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’s renowned consulting chef, Pedro Miguel Schiaffino.

      1Group transfer between airport and port if booked on LATAM’s recommended flights. Separate transfer arrangements can be made for afternoon arrivals.

      Meals included: L, D

    2. DAY 2 - HIGH WATER SEASON (Nov-May) Sunday: Yanayacu Yacapana / Yarapa River / Ucayali River

      Aboard our comfortable skiffs, we set sail from the Amazon River to the Yanayacu Yacapana 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 their knowledge of the Amazonia.

      In the afternoon, we sail to Yarapa river, a black water tributary of the Ucayali River. Here we’ll embark on a stargazing session and an excursion in search of nocturnal wildlife.

      Meals included: B, L, D

    3. DAY 3 - HIGH WATER SEASON (Nov-May) Monday: Clavero Lake / Marañon River

      We get an early start to the day to explore Clavero Lake aboard our comfortable skiffs. Here, villagers rely on traditional dugout canoes to get around. You’ll have the opportunity to swim in the lake’s calm waters or visit native residents of Amazonia who will welcome you to their community with open arms.

      After lunch, we will explore the majestic Marañon River in search of different kinds of wildlife.

      Meet some of the crew members who have been working behind the scenes to ensure your exceptional experience aboard Aqua Nera.

      Meals included: B, L, D

    4. DAY 4 - HIGH WATER SEASON (Nov-May) Tuesday: Nauta Town / Manatee Rescue Center / Transfer to the airport

      In the morning, take a guided visit to the local market, marvel at the regional produce of the Peruvian Amazon, and sample exotic snacks if you wish. There is also the opportunity to visit an experienced beekeeper in the community of San Francisco.

      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.

      Meals included: B

      NOTES:

      1. Flight arrangements and timings are subject to change at the carrier’s discretion.
      2. Separate transfer arrangements can be made upon request.
      3. All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions.
    5. DAY 1 - LOW WATER SEASON (Jun-Oct) Saturday: Iquitos / Nauta / Embarkation / Marañon River

      After arriving at a noon flight1, receive a warm welcome at Iquitos International Airport by the crew. Board our private transfer to downtown Iquitos for a city tour and welcome lunch.

      Then, we will head to Nauta port to board Aqua Nera, where you will 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’s renowned consulting chef, Pedro Miguel Schiaffino.

      1Group transfer between airport and port if booked on LATAM’s recommended flights. Separate transfer arrangements can be made for afternoon arrivals.

      Meals included: L, D

    6. DAY 2 - LOW WATER SEASON (Jun-Oct) Sunday: Amazonas River / Tahuayo River

      Head out at sunrise for a birdwatching session along the Amazonas River. After breakfast, embark on a skiff excursion from the Amazon River to one of its tributaries, Tahuayo. Learn about the region from our expert naturalist guides and go fishing for Amazonia’s notorious piranhas.

      As the sun sets, head out for an evening excursion in search of wildlife, capped off by a stargazing session.

      Meals included: B, L, D

    7. DAY 3 - LOW WATER SEASON (Jun-Oct) Monday: Clavero Lake / Ucayali River

      Discover the magnificent black waters of Clavero Lake and pay a visit to the communities which live on its banks. Go kayaking, canoeing, or swimming before returning onboard for a sumptuous lunch. In the afternoon, head out for a short jungle walk in San Jose de Paranapura forest, where you’ll be able to see the famous giant water lilies.

      Before dinner, meet the incredible crew who have been working behind the scenes to ensure your exceptional experience aboard Aqua Nera.

      Meals included: B, L, D

    8. DAY 4 - LOW WATER SEASON (Jun-Oct) Tuesday: Nauta Town / Manatee Rescue Center / Airport Transfer

      In the morning, take a guided visit to the local market. Marvel at the regional produce of the Peruvian Amazon and sample exotic snacks if you wish. There is also the opportunity to visit an experienced beekeeper in the community of San Francisco.

      Return to the Aqua Nera for breakfast before disembarkation. 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.

      Meals included: B

      NOTES:

      1. Flight arrangements and timings are subject to change at the carrier’s discretion.
      2. Separate transfer arrangements can be made upon request.
      3. All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions.
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    B Breakfast
    S Snack
    L Lunch
    D Dinner
    BL Boxed Lunch

     

    Price per Person (in US$)
    Double DESIGN SUITE 1st DECK US$ 4,277
    Double DESIGN SUITE 2nd DECK US$ 4,563
    Single DESIGN SUITE 1st DECK US$ 5,347
    Single DESIGN SUITE 2nd DECK US$ 5,703
    Child discount (under 12 years old, min 5 years of age) US$ 20%
    Discount of third person sleeping on sofa bed US$ 20%
    Third person under 12 years old sleeping on sofa bed

    US$ 500 per night

     

    NOTES:

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    • This trip is available every day of the year.
    • Price does not include payment processing fees.
    • Currently, tours to the Peruvian Amazon are exempt from Peruvian sales tax (18%).
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    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • Lodging accommodations in AQUA NERA Amazon River Cruise, according to itinerary.
    • All meals while on board.
    • Beverages (non-alcoholic, select premium wines, sparkling wine and beer).
    • All excursions.
    • Group transfers to/from vessels on recommended flights.
    • Pacaya Samiria National Reserve entrance fee.
    • Laundry.
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of 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.
    • Payment processing fees.

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