Peru Adventure Travel; Amazon

Amazon River Tours Peru

Voyage into the headwaters for the great Amazon in heart of Peru's rainfall woodland aboard the elegant riverboat Delfin II. Slip through an intricate system of forest waterways in a skiff, recognizing hundreds of bird types plus caimans, tamarins, and sloths. Skim previous huge lily shields, peer up at towering ceiba trees, get fishing for piranhas, and witness marvelous sunsets on the still waters associated with the Amazon River basin.

Trip Features

  • Explore the waterways of this inundated “Mirrored Forest” of Pacaya-Samiria nationwide Reserve with a group of expert naturalists.
  • Glide down forest channels by skiff or kayak, spotting pink and grey dolphins, huge liquid lilies, monk saki monkeys, three-toed sloths, piranhas, and scarlet macaws.
  • Learn about the daily customs of the native ribereños on visits to villages within river’s side.
  • Go on rain forest hikes, birding walks, and nocturnal lake safaris, and acquire immersed in the great outdoors atmosphere regarding the Amazon from the comfort of the personal Delfin II.
Day 1 — U.S./Lima, Peru

Arrive in Lima within the late night and transfer to our hotel.
Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima Airport Hotel

Time 2 — Lima/Iquitos/Nauta

After an early morning stop by at the celebrated Larco Herrera Museum, fly to Iquitos and carry on overland to Nauta, where our ship awaits. Get satisfied in your elegant, hardwood-paneled cabin and gather for a welcome dinner of fine Peruvian cuisine prepared by our onboard cook. Tonight, come out on deck to gaze during the magnificent evening sky over the Amazon.
Delfin II (B, L, D)

Days 3 & 4 — Pacaya-Samiria Nationwide Reserve

Glide in to the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, the largest swathes of pristine jungle inside south usa, stretching a lot more than five million square acres. The book floods yearly with nutrient-rich seas and is understood locally whilst the Mirrored woodland for the reflections produced by its glass-like waterways. In kayaks or skiffs, skim over the Pucate River searching for parrots, macaws, as well as perhaps shaggy-tailed monk saki monkeys or saddle-back tamarins. Encounter a really different ecosystem on hikes on terra firma, or explore up-river in a skiff. Reach the junction associated with Maranón in addition to Ucayali, two powerful streams that border the reserve and converge generate the Amazon and soon after, go to see a village from the river’s edge to learn about the customs regarding the ribereños. Understand the inspiring work of Minga Peru, a non-profit which have aided enhance health insurance and livelihoods for the people of Amazon because of the assistance of the Lindblad-National Geographic Fund.
Delfin II (B, L, D each day)

Days 5 & 6 — Pacaya-Samiria Nationwide Reserve

Venture deeper in to the rainfall forest on narrow tributaries, looking for pink dolphins, iguanas, and giant water lilies. On a birding hike, seek out an astounding selection of types, from tanagers and hummingbirds to oropendolas. Once the sunshine establishes, fall through forest in a skiff, utilizing a spotlight discover caimans, frogs, fishing bats, as well as other animals of the night. From December through might we explore Atun Poza by skiff, searching for lagoon birdlife, and simply take a short stroll to a local neighborhood. From Summer through November, hike through the rainfall woodland in search of the soaring ceiba, or kapok tree. In skiffs, we get to Yanayacu lagoon, the furthest point in our journey, and with chance, enjoy an opportunity to swim with red dolphins.
(B, L, D every day)

Days 7 & 8 — Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve

Throughout the wet-season, choose massive paiche, the Amazon's largest seafood, and infamous piranhas, an essential food origin for the residents. As the water recedes later around, explore the spontaneous ecosystems of temporary countries that appear. Travel by skiff to Puerto Miguel and get acquainted with the culture, folklore, and daily life of the villagers.
(B, L, D daily)

Days 9 & 10 — Nauta/Iquitos/Lima/U.S.

Enjoy one last morning excursion by skiff to look at wildlife. After meal, disembark in Nauta and pay a visit to the city’s manatee rehab center. Return to Iquitos eventually for a late mid-day flight to Lima. After morning meal a day later, transfer towards the airport for your journey house.
Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima Airport Hotel (B, L; B)

Combine the Upper Amazon journey with our Peru: Land associated with Inca journey and feel the old marvels of Machu Picchu and Cusco. Kindly require details.

Expedition Staff

Accompanying each expedition is a diverse staff of experts-from naturalists to regional professionals — who'll share their understanding and ideas from the wildlife, landscapes and neighborhood tradition. The expert showcased here is area of the journey group on the date noted.

Taylor Edwards

Taylor Edwards Conservation Biologist Taylor Edwards is an Assistant workforce Scientist at University of Arizona Genetics Core, where he and his staff performed community examination for nationwide Geographic's Genographic Project (an innovative international program in which folks can locate their ancestry straight back 60, 000 many years utilizing markers inside their DNA). Their history includes a variety of wildlife ecology and molecular biology, and he blends both disciplines in his own analysis to resolve questions regarding the preservation of types. A reptile and amphibian aficionado, Taylor work covers many different species which range from jeopardized tortoises to giant frogs. In the home in deserts and rain woodlands, his research has taken him to China, Brazil, Mexico, Namibia, and Cameroon. Taylor has actually accompanied numerous expeditions toward neotropics, and then he views the Amazon Basin is his biggest motivation in the efforts to preserve the planet's biodiversity.

Taylor will join the after departure:

2016
  • Apr 09 - 18, 2016
  • Apr 16 - 25, 2016
  • Might 14 - 23, 2016
  • May 21 - 30, 2016
  • Sep 03 - 12, 2016
  • Sep 10 - 19, 2016
  • Sep 17 - 26, 2016
  • Dec 03 - 12, 2016
2017
  • Jan 14 - 23, 2017
  • Jan 21 - 30, 2017
  • Mar 04 - 13, 2017
  • Mar 11 - 20, 2017
  • Mar 18 - 27, 2017
  • May 06 - 15, 2017
  • May 13 - 22, 2017
  • Might 20 - 29, 2017
  • Jun 10 - 19, 2017
  • Jun 17 - 26, 2017
  • Nov 04 - 13, 2017
  • Nov 11 - 20, 2017
  • Nov 18 - 27, 2017
  • Dec 02 - 11, 2017
  • Dec 09 - 18, 2017

Please call for info on incorporating a pre-or post-trip expansion to Machu Picchu in your Upper Amazon expedition!

2016
Suites $6, 690
Master Suites $7, 830
2017
Category 1 $6, 990
Category 2 $8, 260
2017 Getaway
2017 Holiday
$7, 680
$8, 690

Prices are per person, two fold occupancy. As a result of limited accessibility, single cabins are offered on a demand basis only; kindly necessitate accessibility and rates.

Source: www.nationalgeographicexpeditions.com
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