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AQUA NERA

7 Nights – low water

(June to October | Saturday – Saturday )

Nauta (IQI) to Nauta(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.

  • Day 1 Nauta / Embarkation / Marañon River
  • Day 2 Yanayacu-Pucate River / Lisboa Town
  • Day 3 Samiria River / Nauta Caño River
  • Day 4 Nauta Town / Village Visit / Birthplace Of The Amazon
  • Day 5 Ucayali River / Yanallpa River / Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
  • Day 6 Puinahua River / Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
  • Day 7 Ucayali River / Village Visit / Clavero Lake
  • Day 8 San Jose Paranapura Town / Arrive in Nauta

 

Recommended Flights

  • Lima to Iquitos LATAM – LA2240
  • Iquitos to Lima LATAM – LA2241

 

  • Iquitos to Cusco LATAM – LA2229
  • Cusco to Iquitos LATAM – LA2228

 

Route Map

 

More programs by Aqua Nera

3, 4 and 7 Nights Programs to Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

7 Nights programs by other Amazon cruises

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

NAUTA / EMBARKATION / MARAÑON RIVER

Arriving on a morning flight*, 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. Inclusions : Dinner
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Day 2 Sunday

YANAYACU-PUCATE RIVER / LISBOA TOWN

ise 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 schoolchildren. Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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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 blackwaters of Nauta Caño, and end the night with extraordinary stargazing. Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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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
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Day 5 Wednesday

UCAYALI RIVER / YANALLPA RIVER / PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE

  Boarding our skiffs, we start the day like Amazon River dwellers, cruising along the Ucayali and Yanallpa River. As farmers and fishermen go about their business, we search for pink river dolphins in these pristine waters. In the afternoon, explore a fascinating blackwater stream aboard skiffs, part of the vast Amazon flooded forest within the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Your guides will regale you with tales and insights about the jungle as we explore what scientists call a "gallery forest" because of dense vegetation that creates a tunnel of leaves. As we explore this type of riparian vegetation, keep your eyes peeled for parrots, macaws, and fluffy monk saki monkeys. Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Day 6 Thursday

PUINAHUA RIVER / PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE

  This morning we will embark on a full-day excursion along the Pacaya tributary within the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, observing and exploring the flooded forest of this vast region of the Peruvian Amazon. Sail among a wide variety of wildlife, birds including large parrots, macaws, herons and storks, and many species of primates like the capuchin, howler and squirrel monkeys. After a picnic lunch, visit some of the most beautiful lakes in Pacaya Samiria and meet local guardians of the Reserve’s natural resources. On our return, behold the famous Ceiba tree, the tallest of its kind in the Amazon. Inclusions:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Day 7-8 Friday -Saturday

Day 7: UCAYALI RIVER / VILLAGE VISIT / CLAVERO LAKE

  Choose among jungle walking, canoeing, kayaking or swimming excursions on the blackwaters Yarapa or Clavero River. In the evening, before dinner, we will gather to introduce you to some of the crewmembers whom you may not have met, working behind the scenes to ensure a memorable experience aboard the Aqua Nera. Inclusions:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner  

Day 8:  SAN JOSE PARANAPURA TOWN / ARRIVE IN NAUTA

Visit the quaint riverside town of San Jose de Paranapura en route to Nauta. 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. Inclusions:  Breakfast   Group transfer between airport and port if booked on our recommended flights Note: All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather and other conditions. Flight arrangements and timings are subject to change at the carrier’s discretion.
 
Price per person in USD in double occupancy 2021 2022
First Deck Design Suite $ 9,625 $ 9,870
Second Deck Design Suite $ 10,325 $ 10,570
Departure day: Saturday    Single Supplement: 25% additional.   Discount Policy: 7 year old minimun on all departure.- Child under 12 years old : 20% discount - Third person sleeping on sofa bed: 20% discount
  Rates Inclusions
  • All meals while  onboard
  • Beverages: non-alcoholic, premium wines, and national beer
  • All excurssions
  • Group transfers to/from vessels on recommended flights
  • Pacaya Samiria entrance fee
  • Laundry
Rates Exclusions:
  • All air tickets
  • Private transfers
  • Spa services
  • Boutique purcchases
  • Guide and crew gratuities