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Amazon River Cruises - Peru

Lush, deep green tropical splendour, wide winding rivers reflecting the deep-blue sky fleeced with towering cumulus clouds, multicolored macaws squawking raucously as they race headlong to nowhere...all this and more is to be found with Upper Amazon River Cruises in the jungle rainforest of Peru.


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There are a number of multi-day Amazon river cruises available ranging from luxury to economy.
  • Passengers travel by car/bus from Iquitos to Nauta (1.5 hours) to board the ship.
  • Programs include daily excursions by boat and on foot to view wildlife and visit riverside villages.

Mid-range Amazon River Cruises

M/V Ayapua - 7 day/6 night Amazon river boat cruises
  • This completely restored rubber boom-era riverboat is one of only two boats with permits to actually travel within the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve of Peru.
  • Mid-range. Approxiate cost of the 7 day trip is $2500.

M/V Clavero - 7 day/6 night Amazon river boat cruises
  • This completely restored rubber boom-era riverboat is one of only two boats with permits to actually travel within the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve of Peru.
  • Mid-range. Approximate cost of the 7 day trip is $2500.

M/V Arapaima - 7 day/6 night Amazon river boat cruises
  • This comfortable riverboat travels to the edge of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve of Peru. 
  • Day trips by small boat into the reserve.
  • Mid-range. Approximate cost of the 7 day trip is $2300.

Economy/Other Amazon River Cruises

Amazon Frontier Expedition - Custom trip on a small boat (1-8 passengers) into remote Amazon River tributaries of Peru.
  • Trip length can vary from 9-22 days.
  • Prices start at $3539 for the 9 day trip.

For the Really Adventurous Peru Travelers

A number of cargo/passenger boats travel from Iquitos down river to the Colombia/Brazil border and up river to Yurimaguas or Pucallpa.
  • Hammock space only.
  • Length of trip and prices vary.





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