4 & 5 Days round trip from Iquitos, Peru | Aboard: MV Delfin 1 & Delfin 11
Departures: Delfin I all year round, Delfin II from March to December
Prices: 3 nights from $3,250; 4 nights from $4,200 per person twin share
Delfin II operates similar itineraries – ask reservations for more details
Delfin I has been luxuriously refurbished and this classic river vessel features 4 spacious deluxe suites, all of them with private terraces and two of them with private whirlpool baths.
Delfin II has fourteen large guest suites including four master suites with 180 degree panoramic windows and ten suites –four of which can be interconnected to accommodate families. All meals are based on the Peruvian cuisine which reflects the country’s cultural diversity and only the freshest local ingredients are used ensuring dining on board is truly a gastronomic, cultural and historic adventure.
4 or 5 days cruising the Marañon and Ucayali rivers exploring the Amazon rainforest and the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve with expert guides on skiff expeditions and on hikes to view wildlife and visit riverside villages and attractions.
4 Day Itinerary Delfin I
Day 1 | Arrive Iquitos airport,transfer to Natua and Delfin I and begin cruising to Pacaya Samiria Reserve.
Day 2 | Morning hike to San Isidoro flooded forest, afternoon skiff expedition to YanaYacu area.
Day 3 | Morning forest hike with“La Posada” canopy walk, afternoon fishing and evening ‘spot lighting” expeditions in the Natua area.
Day 4 | Morning arrival at confluence of Ucayali and Maranon rivers and hike to San Fransisco village Disembark Nauta after lunch and transfer to Iquitos airport.
5 Day Itinerary Delfin I
Day 1 | Arrive Iquitos airport, transfer to Natua and Delfin I and begin cruising to Pacaya Samiria Reserve.
Day 2 | Morning skiff (wet season) or hike (dry season) to Belluda stream /cano. Afternoon skiff expedition on the Eldorado river.
Day 3 | Morning skiff (wet season) or hike (dry season) to Atun Poza Lake / forest. Afternoon skiff expedition on the Pacaya river and evening ‘spot lighting” for caimans and night bird life.
Day 4 | Morning by skiffs to Caro Curahuayte lake for fishing and shore exploration and afternoon visit to the Yanallpa village and evening farewell dinner.
Day 5 | Morning skiff expedition to Yarapa river and Puerto Miguel village Disembark Nauta after lunch and transfer to Iquitos airport.
●● All meals while on board
●● House wines with lunch/dinner (Delfin I)
●● Listed guided excursions
●● Airport transfers to/from Iquitos
●● Pacaya Samiria entrance fees
●● Personal expenses
Price per person twin share | Based on lead in cabin rising in price according to cabin level and season