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Zafiro Amazon Cruise

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Zafiro Amazon Riverboat
Cruises - GreenTracks

M / V Zafiro is a luxury vessel with 19 suites for 40 passengers. It will allow our guests to enjoy a first class service of our colorful and varied cultures, traditions found throughout the Amazon. Traveling on their remote tributaries, our customers will know the history of this important waterway ecosystems and cultural exchange with the inhabitants of the coast along the journey.

M / V Zafiro has a large space, but intimate enough to feel in a totally unique environment; a spacious dining and living area that includes an outdoor jacuzzi overlooking the Amazon River and its biodiversity.

The Programs -
High water season (Nov - May)

Our crew will be expecting your arrival at the airport, then transfer all together by our comfortable private vehicle over paved road to the city of Nauta, 95 kilometers away. Nauta is literally the “end of the road” where you will embark the Zafiro.
Yanayacu of Yacapana Exploration. Board our comfortable excursion skiffs for your first adventure. Life jackets, ponchos, rubber boots, and plenty of cold drinking water are always available for you on board the skiffs. Early birdwatching into the native kukama reserve (yanayacu of yucapana).
Expedition to the Yarapa River. We continue exploring the waterways by skiff, to where gray and pink freshwater dolphins swim and play around our boats. The people of the Amazonia believe these very dolphins turn into humans to steal handsome...

The programs -
Low water season (June-October)

Explore the Amazon, Ucayali, and Pacaya Rivers on their way deep into the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, one of Peru´s largest national parks. Go piranha fishing, trek into the dense jungle in search of Amazon wildlife and birds, on night safaris and guided trips...
Arrival from Lima (1 hour 25 minute trip to the capital of the Peruvian Amazon). Your guides will be expecting your arrival at the airport, and transfer all together in our comfortable private vehicle over paved road to the main wharf to board the Zafiro, your home for the next seven nights. Embarkation and check in aboard the Zafiro.
A 7-night experience showcasing the mighty Amazon River’s treasures. We navigate deep into the wildlife Pacaya Samiria Reserve for a real and safe adventure, in the hands of our expert naturalist guides, to spot the wonderful creatures of the amazon.

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Independent balconies in the suites of second deck and panoramic floor to ceiling windows on the first deck overlooking the Amazon River, 4 of which are interconnected. Also we have a suite of 40 meters, as we called Zafiro Suite which has a panoramic view of 180 degrees, with a jacuzzi tub, kitchenette, private living room and sofa bed. Decorated in classic and elegant style, with air conditioning and private bathroom.

All meals on board are included, Chef cruise is ready to captivate with a combination of inspiration from the Peruvian Amazon meal. We savor these dishes with a spectacular view of the landscape and biodiversity that provides our Amazon from the panoramic windows of the dining room.

M / V Zafiro offers three trips a day, one before breakfast, one after breakfast and one before dinner, in comfortable speedboats, enough spaces to bring their tripods and capture the best pictures during the tour. A naturalist guide accompanies small groups of 15 passengers or less.
Itineraries 8 days 7 nights, 5 days 4 nights and 4 days 3 nights. Departures throughout the year, On Saturday from the Iquitos city and Wednesdays from Nauta city. In all itineraries will have the privilege to navigate the Maranon, Ucayali and Amazon rivers. Exploring Pacaya Samiria National Reserve and find wildlife in their natural habitat, bird species such as Martin fisherman, sloths, pink dolphins, piranha etc.

M /V Zafiro is a luxury experience in a wild world .