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Amazon Star: 6-Day Cruise

The Amazon Star 6-Day Cruise is ideal for wildlife spotting

6-Day Pacaya Samiria Cruise

This 6-day Amazon cruise is a truncated version of the 8-day itinerary allowing guests to discover the Amazon rainforest in the superior comforts of the Amazon Star vessel as they cruise the Amazon River to the wildlife rich Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve.

Highlights include exploring the black waters of the Yarapa River, visiting a local indigenous village, piranha fishing, meeting a shaman, witnessing the giant waterlillies at Yuracocha Lake and searching for Red Howler Monkeys, sloths, caiman and many more creatures.

Note:

Please note that the itinerary below is dependent on the river water level, weather conditions, wildlife behavior, and accessibility to locations, so may vary.


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Day 1: SATURDAY
Iquitos - Embarkation - Amazon River

Today we fly to Iquitos, the gateway to the Peruvian Amazon. Upon arrival you are welcomed at the airport and taken to the awaiting Amazon Star at the nearby port of Iquitos ready for embarkation.

5:00 pm There will be a welcome orientation and safety briefing on board before we begin sailing upstream along the Amazon River.

7:00 pm This evening you will be treated to your first of many sumptuous dinners that await you over the coming nights as well as a briefing on tomorrow's activities.

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Day 2: SUNDAY
Amazon River - Yarapa River

6:00 am Early morning optional birding from the Bar Deck.

8:00 am Breakfast in the Dining Room.

9:00 am Boat exploration along the Amazon River.

11:45 am Talk: Overview of the activities during the voyage in the Lecture Room.

12:30 pm  Lunch in the Dining Room.

3:30 pm Boat exploration on the Yarapa River (Black water)

7:00 pm Dinner in the Dining Room followed by next day’s briefing.

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Day 3: MONDAY
Yanallpa Creek - Village Visit - Dorado Creek

6:00 am Optional wildlife watching from the Bar Deck.

6:30 am Boat exploration on the Yanallpa Creek.

8:30 am Breakfast in the Dining Room         

9:30 am Local Village & School Visit with Handicraft Shopping.

12:30 pm Lunch in the Dining Room

3:00 pm Lecture: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve by Naturalist.

4:00 pm Fishing for Piranhas and nigh trip on the Dorado Creek.

8:00 pm Dinner in the Dining Room followed by the next day’s briefing.

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Day 4: TUESDAY
Pacaya River - Yuracocha Lake

6:00 am Wake-up Call

6:30 am Breakfast in the Dining Room.

7:30 am Boat exploration along the Pacaya River to go in search of Red Howler Monkeys and other species of primates.

12:00 pm Lunch in the Dining Room.

3:00 pm Lecture: Source of the Amazon by Naturalist.

3:30 pm Boat exploration on the Yuracocha Lake to see Giant Water Lilies.

7:00 pm Dinner in the Dining Room followed by the next day’s briefing

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Day 5: WEDNESDAY
Supay Creek - Shaman Visit - River Confluence

6:00 am Wake-up Call

6:30 am Breakfast in the Dining Room.

7:30 am Boat exploration on the Supay Creek to go in search of the Pigmy Marmoset.

11:30 am Talk: Amazon Tales by Naturalist.

12:00 pm Lunch in the Dining Room.

3:00 pm Shaman visit at San Jose de Paranapura Village.

5:00 pm Boat ride and Sunset by Confluence. (Ucayali & Marañon River)

7:00 pm Dinner in the Dining Room followed by the next day’s briefing

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Amazon Star 6-Day Cruise Itinerary

Day 6: THURSDAY
Nauta - Disembarkation - Iquitos Airport

4:00 am Wake up call.

4:15 am Breakfast in the Dining Room.

5:00 am Guests disembark the ship via Nauta City before heading back via road to Iquitos airport ready for your early morning flight back to Lima.

End of services. We hope you have had a fantastic Amazonian adventure!

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  • Please note that all cruise itineraries are subject to change due to seasonal weather conditions (and resultant variations in river and tributary water levels) affecting accessibility to locations. Thus navigation routes, times and excursions may need to be modified at the cruise captain’s discretion.
  • Passengers should also be aware that animal sightings cannot be guaranteed due to the unpredictability of wildlife behavior. 

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