CODE: AMCRLI - IQT 30
M/V RIO AMAZONAS

IQUITOS TO TABATINGA OR LETICIA - 4 Days / 3 Nights
 
 
The M/V Rio Amazonas carries 42 passengers in 20 air-conditioned cabins on an itinerary which explores life
on the Amazon and its people. There is an ample deck area, both covered and uncovered, with comfortable
chairs and hammocks, for a leisurely look at life on the river. The main deck contains the bar and an a/c dining room.There is a jacuzzi on the upper deck. Standard twin (13) and Sun deck triple (2) cabins all have private bath/shower, picture windows.
Senior Suite (1) and Junior Suites (2) are slightly larger, have private bath/shower, lower beds, a
small closet and a sitting area. There are also two Family Cabins that will hold four persons. There are one or
more experienced, English speaking Guides/Naturalists on board. The ship carries its own shore boats for excursions. A SSB radio keeps the ship in contact with the Operations Office. Down river cruises operates
from Iquitos, Peru, to Leticia, Colombia & Tabatinga, Brazil departing on Sundays and arriving on Wednesdays.
Up river cruises reverse the pattern but with different stops and excursions, departing Tabatinga/Leticia on Wednesdays and arriving Iquitos on Saturdays.
 

Day 1: Sunday
Transfer* from the airport/hotel to dock. Board the M/V Rio Amazonas. While sailing down the Amazon River, you will be able to appreciate the varied and beautiful landscapes along the river. Afternoon stop at Yanamono to visit a sugar cane still, then a short walk at Chamaleon Island to observe water Lilies.
 
Day 2: Monday
Early wake up call for morning bird watching at the Ampiyacu River. Visit the "Bora" and "Huitoto" villages. Later, stop at the town of Pevas, oldest Peruvian town on the Amazon. In the afternoon, a jungle hike through the dense rain forest at the Shishita River with chances to see wildlife.
 
Day 3: Tuesday
Morning jungle walk and visits to Paranaquiro village followed by a piranha fishing expedition on a small black water lake. In the afternoon a brief visit to the missionary village at Caballo Cocha. After sunset, cross the lake to look for the Amazon caiman's eyes glow in the reedy shallows.
 
Day 4: Wednesday

Early morning arrival in Santa Rosa Island, Peru, opposite to Leticia/Tabatinga cities. Transfer* to a hotel or airport in Leticia or Tabatinga.

 

 
NOTE: Must have a minimun of 15 paxs to have ship operate
Departures 2010: Jan 3,10,17,24,31; Feb 7,14,21,28; Mar 7,14,21,28; Apr 4,11,18,25; May 2,9,16,23,30;
Jun 6,13,20,27; Jul 4,11,18,25; Aug 1,8,15,22,29; Set 5,12,19,26; Oct 3,10,17,24,31; Nov 7,14,21,28; Dec 5,12,19,26
Not included:
National and international flights, Additional services in Santa Rosa, Leticia or Tabatinga, Transfer Iquitos, Leticia Hotel or Tabatinga, Speed boat Iquitos Sta. Rosa or v.v., Alcoholics drinks and sodas and Tips.
2010
Iquitos to Tabatinga or Leticia - 4 Days / 3 Nights
Price per passenger
Twin
Triple
Single
FIT 1-10 persons
$895
$745
$1445
Group 11+ persons
$825
$685
$1295