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La Perla

Itinerary 4 days / 3 nights

Sunday to Wednesday

High water season (Rainy) From November to May
Low water season (Dry) From June to October


Embark on a unique tour of the Amazon. Four days and three nights to discover the immensity of a land where nature draws amazing landscapes and life takes unpredictable forms. Enter into the deepest jungle and get to know, first hand, all the peculiarities of the Amazon and its surroundings.

The itineraries and programs proposed by Jungle Experiences may vary depending on the weather, the river water level in each season and the migratory cycles of the animals. The visit to the communities will depend on the availability of its inhabitants.


Related Programs


Day 1 – Sunday

Iquitos / Nauta / Río Amazonas / Origin of the Amazon – Yanayacu Yacapana

The guides will be expecting your arrival at the airport with a Jungle Experiences sign for your transfer to Nauta to board the cruise M/V La Perla. As you enter into your cabin, which will be full equipped with everything you need, you will feel how this lifetime trip is about to start. The navigation will initiate in the Marañon River to the confluences of the Marañon and Ucayali rivers where the majestic Amazon begins. We suggest to take a time to go to the observation deck and enjoy the amazing panoramic view, the guides will be explaining the story of the Amazon’s origin.         During the next days, you will be navigating through the Marañon and Ucayali rivers, then through the Amazon and its amazing confluences full of wildlife.         After getting familiar with your new environment, you will be invited to the dining room for lunch, where you will experiment our exquisite regional gastronomy, a delicious flavor celebration. Later, our guides will provide a general briefing about the trip itinerary, activities, routes, wildlife and vegetation. Our guides will be attentive to help you with any question you might have.         After lunch on board, you will have an afternoon-night excursion for searching wildlife in the communal reserve of Yanayacu de Yacapana. During the excursion, you will observe the biggest water plant in the world (Victorias Regias), birds, lizards, sloths, beautiful pink dolphins and other animals. At the end of the night, the guides will use the lanterns to locate caimans, owls and capybaras.         Upon returning, a reception with live music by the Ship Band awaits for you to enjoy the local music followed by a welcome dinner. Once dinner is finished, the guides will invite you to a lecture about the Amazon origins.

Day 2 – Monday

Amazonas river / Yarapa river / Ucayali river / Vista Alegre / Yanayacu de Yacapana – Yarapa

Early call in the morning with serenade to enjoy the beautiful sunrise from the Amazon river. A small trek will take place to observe the birds of the communal reserve Yanayacu de Yacapana, sunrise is the best time of the day for bird sightseeing. This morning we will also be observing macaws, sloths, monkeys, toucans, trogons, quetzals, parrots among others. We will return to have a delicious breakfast as the ship sails to the Ucayali.         Later, there will be a morning excursion to explore the tributaries rivers, like the Yarapa where you can observe a variety of reptiles as iguanas, sloths and others. We will be back to the ship to enjoy our delicious lunch and breath the purest air ever.         In the afternoon, there will be a retelling on the geographical orientation and the species that we have been observing throughout the day with our guides. We will visit the butterfly farm project of Vista Alegre, where you will learn about the Amazon butterflies and their importance in the jungle. You will be amazed of the relevance they have.         You will be back on board for dinner and for enjoying live music. You can’t miss this! A chilling and really interesting excursion will be offered at night, which is based on the search of caymans, snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, anacondas, nocturnal monkeys among others. If you don’t want to participate, you can rest upon the moonlight enjoying the nature sounds and drinking pisco sour on board.

Day 3 – Tuesday

Yarapa river – Piranha creek / Ucayali river / Marañón river Pacaya Samiria Natural Reserve

This morning we get ready to navigate through the black waters of the Yarapa river, where we will have an unforgettable experience in the search of wildlife, enjoying the amazing landscape of the jungle. Finishing the excursion, a delicious breakfast will be served on board.         We will continue sailing through the paths of the Ucayali upon the high confluence of the Marañon river, until arrive to Piranha Creek. One of the first tributaries of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. This morning there will be a boat excursion to explore Piranha creek. This area is great for the piranha fishing. Once the excursion is finished we will return to the ship to have lunch on board.         Later, there will be a trekking tour in the jungle, where we will learn about medicinal plants. We will be looking for exotic insects of the Amazon like tarantulas, frogs, spiders and a multitude of species never seen before. Before returning to the ship, our naturalists will teach us about basic survival in the jungle.         Back on board you will be welcomed with live music. Then, you will enjoy an exquisite dinner, it’s time to relax and appreciate the beauty of the Peruvian Amazon.

Day 4 – Wednesday

Pacaya Samiria Natural Reserve / Marañón river

After enjoying your last breakfast on board. We will proceed with the transfer by bus from the city of Nauta to Iquitos.         We will have a stop in the Rescue Center Amazon – Manatee (ACOBIA), where you will be able to see and feed this beautiful animal. Then, you will have a brief visit to the city of Iquitos to observe the famous houses of the rubber boom, Fierro’s house, and Belen market.
Cabinas 2022 - 2023 2024
Standard Cabin USD 1,785 USD 1,857
Amazon View Cabin USD 1,885 USD 1,961
Superior Cabin USD 1,985 USD 2,065
  • Rates are expressed in US Dollars, per person, based on double occupancy.
  • Single Supplement is 20% in addition to the adult rate.
  • Child policy: 7 years old minimum on all departure. Children aged 11 or under are eligible for a 50% discount from the adult rate. Children must be accompanied for one or two adults in the same cabin, maximum one child per cabin adult rate.
  • Requirement for boarding: present vaccination Card and negative COVID test, PCR with 72 hours or antigen with 48 hours in advance, must be sent prior to boarding.
  • CHARTER: Pricing for custom-designed charters are quoted according to your specific request and needs
Rate Inclusions
  • All meals while on board La Perla.
  • All excursions & equipment (including rubber boots & rain ponchos).
  • Transfers from / to the airport on the recommended flights. In case the passengers stay in Iquitos city hotels– please inform the sales & reservations department to coordinate the pick up or drop off service ([email protected]).
  • Natural juices, coffee, tea and water during the meals.
  • Entrance fee to Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve.
Rate Exclusions
  • Domestic flights
  • Cost of medical emergencies (including evacuation).
  • Tipping guidelines. We recommend an amount in the range of US$10 per passenger per night for the crew (to be divided among all the crew members) and between US$5 per passenger per night for the guides. * Please note that these amounts are suggested levels of gratuities and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests aboard the vessels.
  • Any additional transportation services.
  • Any additional bar consumptions.
BOOKING POLICIES Bookings and payment for Fit For Bookings made 71days or more prior to the boarding date:
  • A deposit of US$600 per person is required to confirm the reservation.
  • Full payment must be cancelled 70 days before the boarding date. In case the full payment is not received on time, the reservation(s) will be automatically canceled.
For Reservations made during 70 days prior to the boarding date:
  • Full payment is required to confirm the reservation.
  CANCELLATION POLICIES Fit Cancellation Policy: For cancellations made 71 days or more prior to the boarding date:
  • The deposit will be refunded.
For cancellations made during the 70 days prior to boarding date:
  • There is not refund, the client may reschedule the trip with no Addittional charge for one single time.
  • The total payment will be rescheduled according to the new boarding date; it must always be canceled 70 days before the boarding date.
  • In case of rescheduling the trip for boarding dates during the year 2023, no fare difference will be applied.
** In case a guest tests COVID positive or gets sick, making travel impossible, the option to reschedule travel is provided as long as it within the next 12 months from the original departure date. A medical certifícate must be presented.