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Mekong River Cruises
Mekong River Cruises

  |   Mekong River

As you wind along this incredible waterway, you will get an authentic insight into what life is like on the banks of one of the most powerful rivers in the world. Even more than that, a Mekong River cruise allows you to see both Vietnam and Cambodia, as one country seamlessly transitions into the other.

Fly Direct From Cusco to Iquitos
Fly Direct From Cusco to Iquitos

  |   Flights

Fortunately, LATAM are about to launch their newest flight route, which goes directly from Cusco to Iquitos. The flight takes just under 2½ hours and will run three times a week from July through to November 2018. 

Things to Do in Cambodia
Things to Do in Cambodia

  |   Mekong River

Cambodia is one of the lesser-visited countries in Southeast Asia, but by no means is that a reflection on what it has to offer. Here are our suggestions of things to fill your time while you explore Cambodia.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Iquitos, Peru
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Iquitos, Peru

  |   Hotels

Up until now, however, those who visited Iquitos didn't have too many hotel options, as most hotels in Iquitos are on the smaller side. The Hilton Hotel chain has officially opened a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Iquitos, giving travellers a wonderful option for their stay in Peru's jungle city. 

The Difference Between the Peru Amazon Vs. Brazil 
The Difference Between the Peru Amazon Vs. Brazil 

  |   Amazon Facts

While both the Peruvian and Brazilian portions of the Amazon are mind-blowingly spectacular, they each present a different experience. So, let’s have a look at some of the key differences between the two countries’ offerings to help you decide which is best for you.

Brazil E-Visa Application
Brazil E-Visa Application

  |   Brazil

In 2018, travel to Brazil has never been easier. The Brazilian Foreign Office launched the Electronic Tourist Visa Program (E-Visa), for USA, Canadian, Australian and Japanese Citizens. This new program makes applying for a Brazilian visa much more convenient.

Virgen de la Candelaria Festival Peru
Virgen de la Candelaria Festival Peru

  |   Festivals

Every year from the 1st until the 14th of February, the quiet town of Puno, on the edge of Lake Titicaca, is transformed by the Virgen de la Candelaria Festival. This festival is one of the most important religious festivals in all of South America and the Peruvians go all out when this time of the year rolls around.

Huaca Pucllana Restaurant and Ruins
Huaca Pucllana Restaurant and Ruins

  |   Cuisine

Nestled away in the heart of Miraflores, the most picturesque district in Peru’s capital city Lima, are the ruins of Huaca Pucllana. Steeped in history and culture, the ruins are one of the highlights of this diverse and fascinating city and can be easily explored in a couple of hours.

Restaurants in Cusco, Peru: Part 1
Restaurants in Cusco, Peru: Part 1

  |   Cuisine

We are going to take a look at some of the best restaurants in Cusco – a city that receives huge numbers of tourists every year. Here, you will find dozens of places serving authentic Peruvian fare as well as a whole host of international and fusion restaurants.

Vegetarian Food in the Amazon
Vegetarian Food in the Amazon

  |   Health

Avoiding meat and fish can often be a big challenge, even for places like the Amazon Rainforest, where super fruits and vegetables in are abundance. The luxurious Anakonda Amazon cruise and the Manatee Amazon cruise have many vegetarian food options.

About Rainforest Cruises

Rainforest Cruises is a boutique travel company specializing in Amazon river cruises, Galapagos Islands tours, and Southeast Asia cruises. We provide you with the finest collection of cruises in Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Panama and Southeast Asia. As travel experts we have all the advice you need to help you find and book your dream cruise and an unforgettable adventure.

Testimonials

Geri Daniel loved her vacation with Rainforest Cruises.
We had an absolutely fabulous time on the Amazon cruise. Thank you again for the trip of a lifetime.
— Geri Daniel, Austin, TX
The Johannson family encounter a sloth on their rainforest cruise.
We had a wonderful time in the Amazon. We were all impressed with the efficiency and organization of the trip from start to finish.
— Jeanette Johannson & Family, USA

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