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Aqua Amazon


Aqua Amazon

Aqua Amazon

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Aqua Amazon is a custom-built, forty-metre-long vessel designed by Peruvian architect, Jordi Puigin to traverse the waterways of the mighty Amazon River whilst offering its guests an exceptionally comfortable, memorable journey. Small and sublime, Aqua Amazon accommodates just twenty-four guests in stylish, contemporary suites the size and calibre one would expect from a luxury hotel; featuring generous California king-size beds and en suite bathrooms with eco-sensitive technology, as well as full-length picture windows and stunning river views. An exceptional dining service is presented in the intimate dining room, along with delicious gourmet cuisine and an impressive wine list, while the bank of floor-to-ceiling windows provide the splendid panoramic vistas. Guests can spend time sunbathing on the lovely observation deck, sipping drinks in the outdoor lounge or enjoying one of the three guided river excursions that are on offer daily.

  • Type:Luxury Vessel
  • Summary:Glide the Amazon River on board this purpose-built vessel
  • Feature:Three expeditions per day with expert River Guides
  • Rooms:8 suites & 4 master suites
  • Location:Peru
  • Nearest airport:Iquitos Airport
Aqua Amazon
Location and transfer

The cruises depart from Iquitos in Peru.

Holiday Enquiry

Deluxe Suite:+
  • Rooms: 8
  • Size: 230ft²
  • Room View: Amazon River views
  • Facilities: The spacious air-conditioned Deluxe Suites boast California king-size beds, full-length windows and en suite bathrooms with showers and toiletries. Four adjoining suites can be connected to accommodate families.
Master Suite:+
  • Rooms: 4
  • Size: 240ft²
  • Room View: Amazon River views
  • Facilities: Super-generous and super-luxurious, the four air-conditioned Master Suites are located at the front of the vessel and enjoy enormous panoramic windows stretching from the bedroom to the sitting area. Features include a California king-size bed and an en suite bathroom with a bath, shower and eco-sensitive technology.

Dining Room :+
  • Cuisine: Peruvian and European cuisine
  • Setting: The dining room serves a fine dining menu, complemented by South American vintage wines. The award-winning Chef ensures all guest requirements are catered for and the room itself is rpelete with fine chinaware, crystal glasses and picture windows.
  • Dress Code: Smart/casual
  • Children's Menu: No
  • Vegetarian Menu: No

The on-board team includes expert Naturalists and River Guides who will be more than happy to give talks and demonstrations about the habitat in which you'll be sailing through. Up to three daily excursions can be enjoyed aboard the pint-sized skiffs and these small, yet comfortable boats carry a maximum of eight passengers, allowing for intimate exploration away from the main vessel. You will gain numerous opportunities to admire the various flora and fauna that are hidden amidst the Amazon’s dense foliage and waterway systems.

In Addition

This is an example of a typical seven-night itinerary, taken between December and May during the Amazon River's High Season. For details of Aqua Amazon's three and four-night itineraries, please contact one of our Travel Consultants.

Arrive in Iquitos, transfer to the dock and check-in
DAY TWO: Enjoy Charo Lake fishing by skiff and a guided exploration of the river to see egrets, hawks and kingfishers. After lunch, attend an afternoon Endangered Amazon lecture, followed by dolphin sighting and a night excursion to see caimans, frogs and owls 

DAY THREE: Full-day excursion comprising a morning guided jungle walk, lunch on board Aqua Amazon followed by a lecture on Amazonian marine life. Enjoy an afternoon monkey and dolphin expedition to see alligators, up to thirteen species of monkey and as many as two-hundred bird species

DAY FOUR: Wake up in the birthplace of the Amazon and enjoy a morning village visit and see the giant water lilies at Victoria Regias. After lunch, guests can choose to visit Nauta, a 1930s port village where locals gather to sell their wares or visit Nauto Cano and its black water lagoons

DAY FIVE: Enjoy a guided rainforest excursion, followed by lunch and a lecture on Taricaya Turtles on board Aqua Amazon, then enjoy a late afternoon trip to the 'Mirrored Forest' to see parrots, sloths, caimans, frogs and bats

DAY SIX: Early-morning Hatum Posa Lake exploration by skiff to see monkeys and birds (including the Horned Screamer), followed by breakfast and a jungle walk to Hatum Posa or a village visit. Later on in the day, there's a nightime Pacaya River guided exploration on board a skiff

DAY SEVEN: Pacaya exploration and breakfast on skiffs to see macaws, toucans, parrots and dolphins, followed by lunch and an afternoon fishing trip by skiff on Carocurahuayte Lake. Return to the boat and head back to Iquitos

DAY EIGHT: This morning, arrive in Iquitos for a city tour, then a final lunch back on board Aqua Amazon before your disembarkation and onward journey 

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