La Perla – Amazon River / Sunday – Peru

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OVERVIEW:

This great 4 Days adventure onboard Amazon River Cruise La Perla takes passengers along the Marañon River and into the wildlife-rich Pacaya-Samiria Reserve, providing a beautiful view of life in the Amazon and its wealth of exotic inhabitants.

ITINERARY IN BRIEF:

Day 1: Iquitos - Nauta - Amazon River
Day 2: Amazon River - Yarapa River - Ucayali River - Vista Alegre
Day 3: Ucayali River - Maranon River - Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
Day 4: Nauta - Iquitos

NOTE: The itineraries and programs proposed by Amazon River Cruise La Perla 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

  • SUNDAY: Iquitos - Nauta - Amazon River

    Airport pick-up and boarding. You will be picked up by our team and transfered by bus to our private port in Nauta, where the boarding will take place.
    Begin navigating and the explanation of the history of the origin of theAmazon. While La Perla begins its tour of the Marañón River, our naturalist guides will explain the history of the origin of the Amazon River as you gaze at the panoramic view of the river that our deck offers.
    First lunch on board. We will enjoy the first dining experience on board
    First informative talk. Our guides will meet with you where they will explain the particularities of the trip and the places that are going to be visited.
    Boat trip to the Yanayacu communal reserve of Yacapana. We will go out in search of wild life by the Yanayacu communal reserve of Yacapana, where we will be able to see the biggest aquatic plants of the world, Victoria Regia, as well as many species of birds, iguanas, sloths and even pink dolphins. At nightfall we will also search for caimans, owls and capybaras.
    Welcome dinner and live show. The first dinner on board will be an experience for the palate, combining the freshest food from the Amazon rainforest. After dinner, we will enjoy a concert performed by the boat band and accompany your music with some delicious cocktails.
    Reading about the origins of the Amazon. After dinner, our guides will invite you to a reading about the origins of the world’s largest river.

  • Amazon River - Yarapa River - Ucayali River - Vista Alegre

    Early wake up with a serenade. We will start the day early to enjoy a unique scene, the dawn over the waters of the Amazon River. After that, we will make a small excursion in which we will observe the birds of the communal reserve of Yanayacu de Capana.
    Breakfast on board. After the tour, we will return to La Perla to enjoy the most important meal of the day, breakfast, while the cruise continues towards the Ucayali River.
    Excursion in search of wildlife. We will go on an excursion in which we will explore the Yarapa River, looking for wildlife.
    Return to La Perla for lunch. We will enjoy a delicious lunch on board and spend some time relaxing on board.
    Geographical orientation and brief talk about the Amazon. Our naturalist guides will give a brief talk about Amazonian culture and geography.
    Visit to Vista Alegre Butterfly Farm. We will do a small excursion in which we will discover everything about the Amazonian butterflies; beings that have a surprising relevance in the life of the Amazon.
    Dinner on board and live music. We will finish the day off with a delicious dinner on board and enjoy a live music concert.
    Night tour. We will embark on a boat trip in search of alligators, snakes, tarantulas, scorpions, anacondas, nocturnal monkeys and other Amazonian species.

  • Ucayali River - Maranon River - Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

    Navigating the black waters of the Yarapa River. We will begin the day by exploring the amazing black waters of the Yarapa River in search of wildlife, while enjoying the scenery around us.
    Return to La Perla for breakfast. We will enjoy a delicious breakfast on board with which we will recharge our batteries for the rest of the day.
    Boat excursion for the exploration of the Piraño Caño. We will sail to Cano Piraña, one of the first tributaries of the Reserva Pacaya Samiria, and we will go on a boat excursion to explore this river.
    Return to La Perla for lunch. Upon boarding La Perla lunch will be served.
    Walk through the jungle. After breakfast we will hike through the jungle, learning about medicinal plants and looking for beings from the Amazon such as tarantulas, toads, spiders and many specimens. We will take advantage of the excursion to learn about survival in the jungle.
    Live music and dinner. Back on board we will be greeted with live music. Then an exquisite dinner will be served which will give you to a time for relaxation and contemplation of the landscape.

  • Nauta - Iquitos

    Breakfast on board. Enjoy a full breakfast on board.
    Check-out and departure to the airport. After breakfast, we will check out and we will travel to Iquitos by bus.
    Visit to the Amazon Manatee Rescue Center. We will stop at the Amazon Manatee Rescue Center, where we will see these beautiful animals close-up.
    Visit to the city of Iquitos. We will enjoy a brief tour of the city, discovering the highlights of the rubber boom era, such as the Iron House or the Belen Market.
    Arrival at the airport and return flight

SPECIFICATION:

  • Year of Manufacture: 2003
  • Calling Port: Nauta, Iquitos – Peru
  • Registered in Peru
  • Type of Vessel: River Cruise Ship
  • Length: 42.00 m
  • Beam: 09.00 m
  • Draft: 01.70 m / 5’
  • Gross Tons: 604.81
  • Speed: 08 knots
  • Electrical Power: 110 / 220 volts.
  • Main Engines: 1 caterpillar marine engine of 322 HP
  • Generators: 1 x 85 KW Perkins, 1 x 60 KW Perkins and 1 x 30 KW Perkins.

CABINS DETAILS:

Amazon River Cruise La Perla has 14 cabins with exterior views and are fully equipped. All rooms are air-conditioned and have a private bathroom.

Standard Cabins

The 14m² standard cabins are distributed between the first and second decks and have windows to the outside that allow the Amazon light to enter the room. Your private bathroom with shower allows travelers the privacy they need for all the comfort of your trip.

  • Equipped with air-conditioning.
  • Desk, wardrobe, chest of drawers, hair dryer, and basket with amenities.
  • 100% Peruvian pima cotton bed linen.
  • Private bathroom with shower.
  • Smoke detectors and hot water 24 hours a day.
  • Windows with an outside view.

Cabins with amazon view

La Perla has two 16m² cabins overlooking the Amazon. These are located on the second deck of the boat and give the traveler access to a balcony shared between both, where they can admire the magic of the Amazon.

  • Equipped with air-onditioning.
  • Desk, wardrobe, chest of drawers, hair dryer, and basket with amenities.
  • 100% Peruvian pima cotton bed linen.
  • Private bathroom with shower.
  • Smoke detectors and hot water 24 hours a day.
  • Exterior views and independent access to shared balcony.

Superior cabins

La Perla has 20m² 3 cabins located on the first and second deck offering the traveler a wide panoramic view. Through the windows of these rooms you can discover all the secrets of the Amazon. It is possible to equip these rooms with an additional bed, which makes them the ideal option for families.

  • Equipped with air conditioning.
  • Desk, wardrobe, chest of drawers, hair dryer and basket with amenities.
  • 100% Pima Peruvian cotton bed linen.
  • Private bathroom with shower.
  • Possibility of installing an additional bed at the request of the traveler.
  • Smoke detectors and hot water 24 hours a day.
  • Panoramic views to the outside.

DECKPLAN

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • All meals while on board La Perla
  • All excursions & equipment (including rubber boots & rain ponchos)
  • Transfers from / to the airport on the recommended flights
  • Natural juices, coffee, tea and water during the meals
  • Entrance fee to Pacaya – Samiria National Reserve.

NOT INCLUDED

  • 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
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