GTVP-FAM – 2A – PERU
Lima & Luxury Cruising on the
Peruvian Amazon Aboard the M/V Zafiro
Two days Lima / Four Days Cruise
Five Days / Four Nights
Arrivals Dates in Lima
Jun. 2, Jun. 9, Jul. 28, Aug. 11, Sep. 15, Sep. 29, Nov. 3, Dec. 1, 2020
Departures Dates from Iquitos
Jun. 3, Jun. 10, Jul. 29, Aug. 12, Sep. 16, Sep. 30, Nov. 4, Dec. 2, 2020
Combine a two day Pre-Cruise stay in Lima with a four days and three nights exploring the wonderful Amazon, the Marañón and Ucayali rivers and their tributaries. The Pacaya Samiria Reserve will be the perfect scenario for a trip into the most exotic areas nature has to offer. As we enter the world’s largest flooded forest, we will admire the extraordinary wildlife, the immense number of primate species, the hundreds of colorful exotic birds, the close-up view of the gray and pink dolphins, the visit to the villages local, “the jungle of mirrors”, nocturnal wildlife safaris, a visit to the Manatee Rescue Center and many additional activities that will allow you to get to know and fall in love with the incredible Amazon.
DAY 1: Tuesday – Arrival in Lima
Meeting, assistance and private transfer from airport to hotel
Overnight accommodations at Hotel Double Tree by Hilton
DAY 2: Wednesday – Lima / Iquitos (B/L/D)
Private transfer from hotel to airport for your flight to Iquitos
Iquitos / Nauta
After your flight to Iquitos airport we will transfer you to the Doubletree by Hilton Iquitos Hotel for briefing about the trip and lunch, then private transfer to board El Zafiro. Enjoy fantastic panoramic views while El Zafiro begins its initial navigation.
DAY 3: Thursday – Iquitos (B/L/D)
Birth of the Amazon – Vista Alegre – Yarapa
Visit the Amazonian community of Vista Alegre. Afternoon expedition to the Yarapa where you will have an unforgettable experience looking for wild life. Noctural excursion.
DAY 4: Friday – Iquitos (B/L/D)
Isla Yacapana – San Joaquin de Omaguas – Río Amazonas – Amazon River – Zona Tamishacu
Continue exploring the water paths in the expedition boats in search of a variety of monkeys and admire the landscape of the tropical humid forest. During the tour you will find fishermen and residents in different activities. We will have a cooking demonstration by the Zafiro chef followed an exploration of the Amazon River. The ship will continue its course downstream, sailing towards Iquitos through the night.
DAY 5: Saturday – Depart Iquitos (B)
Check Out – Desembarkment in Iquitos – Manati Rescue Center- Transportation to Airport
You will have your last boat trip to the Bellavista Market and o the way to the airport you will visit the Amazon Rescue Center where biologists and volunteers take care of the endangered species of manatees. Your guides will assist you with the check-in and the departure formalities to board your return flight.
TRAVEL AGENT RATES PER PERSON BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
|GTVP-FAM – 2- Zafiro Cruise Only||FROM: $ 936|
|GTVP-FAM – 2A – Zafiro Cruise + 2 Days in Lima||FROM: $ 1,122|
|GTVP-FAM -2B – Zafiro Cruise + 3 Days in Lima||FROM: $ 1,290|
TOUR RATES INCLUDE:
Applies only on the following selected departures out of Iquitos Jun. 3, Jun. 10, Jul. 29, Aug. 12, Sep. 16, Sep. 30, Nov. 4, Dec. 2, 2020
Applicable to First Deck Suites category based on double occupancy
One night hotel accommodations at Hotel Double Tree by Hilton in Lima based on double occupancy
Private round trip transfers in Lima
Lunch is included before boarding at our Double Tree by Hilton Iquitos hotel.
All meals during the cruise on board the M/V Zafiro.
All excursions and equipment (including hiking boots and rain ponchos).
Transport from / to the ship when arriving on recommended flights to Iquitos. In case of staying in hotels in the city of Iquitos – inform us to coordinate the pick-up before or after the tour.
Entry fee to the Pacaya-Samaria National Reserve.
Natural juices, sodas, infusions, water and national alcoholic beverages.
International or local fights within Peru
Tipping/Gratuities Etiquette. Onboard El Zafiro, we recommend an amount in the range of US $ 20- $ 30 per passenger per night for the crew (which will be divided among all crew members) and between US $ 7 – $ 10 per passenger per night for the guides * Please note that these amounts are suggested and that this is entirely at the discretion of our guests on board the vessels.