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AQUA NERA

7 Nights – High water

(November to May | Saturday – Saturday )

Iquitos (IQI) to Iquitos (IQT)

The acclaimed 7-night Aqua Nera Expedition Cruise lets guests experience the most luxurious and complete of Amazon journeys among Amazon’s greatest tributaries, Marañon, Ucayali and Samiria. This all-encompassing itinerary lets explorers discover the best that Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve has to offer, including its hidden lakes and lagoons, as well as amazing jungle trails.
Kayak, canoe and swim in the most pristine Amazon upriver waters, with several opportunities to spot the Amazon’s famous pink river dolphins. Learn about life in an Amazon village, and then fish for piranhas like a local. Become a bona fide naturalist by the end of your 7-night trip, absorbing the in-depth knowledge our experienced guides impart on every excursion and jungle walk.
Return to your five-star home on the Amazon every day to the inspiring Peruvian Amazon cuisine of chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino and the luxurious comforts of your suite and many amenities.

 

Recommended Flights: LATAM

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7 Nights programs to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
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Day 1 Saturday:

NAUTA / EMBARKATION / MARAÑON RIVER

After arriving on a noon flight*, receive a warm welcome at Iquitos International Airport by our crew. Board a private transfer to our exclusive Nauta Lounge for a welcome lunch before embarkation. Settle into your generously sized suite as you begin one of life’s greatest adventures. Following an introduction from 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.
  • Recommended Flights: LATAM*
  • Inclusions:Dinner
  • Group transfer between airport and port if booked on our recommended flights
  • *Separate arrangements can  be made for morning arrivals.
2

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 for tropical songbirds, black collared hawks and sloths. Line-fish for Amazon’s notoriously ferocious piranhas as 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.
  • Inclusions:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
3

Day 3 Monday

YANALLPA RIVER / DORADO RIVER

We explore the blackwater 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.
  • Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
4

Day 4 Tuesday

NAUTA TOWN / VILLAGE VISIT / BIRTHPLACE OF THE AMAZON

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. In the afternoon, witness one of the great spectacles of the Southern Hemisphere, the birthplace of the Amazon River. By nightfall, you will meet the new passengers who signed on for the four-night trip, as we start our journey together along the Marañon River.
  • Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
5

Day 5 Wednesday

YANAYACU-PUCATE RIVER / LISBOA TOWN

  Rise with the sun for an early morning birdwatching session along the Marañon River. After breakfast, explore the black waters Nauta Caño River on a morning wildlife excursion where you might be able to see sloths, great egrets, parrots, and Taricaya turtles. Learn about the region from our expert naturalist guides and go fishing for Amazonia’s notorious piranhas. At dusk, go out in search of nocturnal wildlife
  • Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
 
6

Day 6 Thursday

SAMIRIA RIVER

  The rewards for our early start today are plentiful: a full day excursion including a picnic lunch accompanied by the jungle symphony, and fishing on the blackwater of the Samiria River. On the way back to the Marañon River after lunch, we venture out by skiffs alongside the banana boats transporting jungle products, keeping an eye out for pink river dolphins.
  • Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
7

Day 7 Friday :

Day 7: Friday NAUTA CAÑO RIVER / JUNGLE WALK IN CASUAL

  As the day begins, embark on a morning wildlife excursion on the extraordinary black water Nauta Caño River. If you wish, embark on a bike ride from Puerto Prado Village to Santa Cruz Village along the riverbank. In the afternoon, take a jungle walk while looking for flora and fauna which may include medicinal trees, insects, and poison dart frogs. Learn more about the different rainforest strata and ecosystems. Before dinner, meet the incredible crew who’ve been working behind the scenes to ensure your exceptional experience aboard Aqua Nera.
  • Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
8

Day 7 Saturday

 ARRIVAL IN IQUITOS / 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.
  • Inclusions: Breakfast
  • Group transfer between airport and port if booked on our recommended flights.
  • Recommended Flights: LATAM
  • Note:
    • All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions.
    • *Please reach out to our reservations team for recommended arrival and departure times.
    • Flight arrangements and timings are subject to change at the carrier’s discretion.
     
Price per person in USD in double occupancy 2024 2025
First Deck Design Suite $ 11,025 $ 10,920
Second Deck Design Suite $ 11,760 $ 11,620
High season  (Departures from 20 December)
First Deck Design Suite $ 11,970
Second Deck Design Suite $ 12,810
 
  • High Season: Christmas to New Year’s Eve
  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy.
  • 20 Design Suites with king or twin bed.
  • Interconnecting suites and family suites available.
  • Design Suites all have river facing panoramic windows.
  • Capacity: 40 Passengers.
RATES POLICY
  • Child under 12 years old will receive a 20% discount
  • Third person sleeping on sofa bed willreceive a 20% discount
  • Third person under 12 years old sleeping on sofa bed pays USD550 per night
  • Single Supplement – 25% in addition to the adult rate
INCLUSIONS
  • All meals while onboard
  • Beverages Selected premium wines and beer, non - alcoholic drinks.
  • All excursions
  • Group transfers to/from vessel when travelling on recommended flights.
  • Pacaya Samiria entrance fee
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary access to high - speed WiFi.
Exclusions: All air tickets, Private transfers, Spa services, Boutique purchases, Guide and crew gratuities
  • NOTES 5 year age minimum