Amazon is a mysterious and remote place. Perfect for adventure and sightseeing tours. But just because it is so far from the main cities does not mean that you cannot enjoy and experience luxury. The Peruvian Amazon is an excellent place to feel the comforts while you relax in a unique setting. And one of the best tours to do within the jungle is the luxury Amazon cruises. Where you can travel one of the longest rivers in the world on a luxurious all-inclusive cruise. Join us together with Cusco Peru Travel to know the main aspects of these luxurious Amazon cruises.

All about the amazing luxury Amazon cruises

A COUNTRY WHERE TO ENJOY THE AMAZON

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Peru is one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet, and this is one of the many Amazon facts to know. It is where you can experience three different natural areas in one country. The coastal, Andean, and Amazon areas. Usually, those who travel to Peru land in Lima, the capital of the country. This city is full of five-star restaurants with world-class cuisine and a beautiful coastline with modern shopping centers and adventure activities to enjoy. You must spend time in the capital and learn about the museums and history that you will find in Lima. Then the high Andes region of Peru with all the captivating Inca and pre-Inca history. Explore the ancient ruins of Machu Picchu and feel the Inca culture in the beautiful city of Cusco on your luxury Peru tours. The third area of Peru that you will need to explore is the Amazon region and in this article, we will explore the options for the Amazon and luxury Amazon cruises.

PUERTO MALDONADO

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Peru has several different jungle regions to explore. Not far from the imperial city of Cusco is Puerto Maldonado, a jungle city that was first established for the exchange of jungle wood. This lively city has a port, which is the starting point for your jungle adventure in this region. There are many five-star lodges to enjoy with all kinds of activities, including jungle hikes exploring the different types of plants and animals. There are boat trips on the Madre de Dios River where you will see many animals such as the shy alligator and dolphins that come out to play. The lodges are a luxurious experience that will delight you with their five-star cuisine and luxurious rooms. Even Puerto Maldonado is an excellent place to enjoy ecotourism in Peru.

IQUITOS

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Further north, in a one-hour flight from Lima, you will arrive in the jungle city of Iquitos, from here most of the luxury cruises that you will find in Peru depart. The luxury company Aqua Expeditions offers several itineraries to choose from.

SOME OF THE AMAZON LUXURY CRUISES TO ENJOY

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  • DELFIN I

This cruise has four large suites and all with their respective private panoramic terraces. Two of them offer a hydromassage bathtub for total relaxation. All the suites have large windows that overlook the River, making this experience a unique one. Don’t miss out on these incredible Amazon tours throughout the Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

  • DELFIN II

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This riverboat has 14 large tourist suites, including 4 Master Suites. The Master Suites have panoramic windows of up to 180° to be able to observe the river in all its splendor. If you are traveling with a large family, the cruise ship has 4 suites that can be interconnected for greater comfort.

  • DELFÍN III

This incredible spacious cruise ship features 22 suites, all surprisingly well-appointed. It also has extra activities such as daily excursions. Do not lose this chance.

  • ARIA AMAZON

The Aria Amazon is a special cruise for those looking to enjoy the best luxury vacations. The cruise ship is made up of 16 luxurious cabins, in addition to a beautiful dining room, seating areas, jacuzzi, and much more.

  • AMAZON STAR

This boat includes all the modern comforts for you to enjoy with your partner or even with your family. From private balconies, conference rooms, gym, private baths, and also connectable suites. One of the boats with the most modern facilities among all the options to choose from.

  • ZAFIRO

Those who board this beautiful ship will be surprised by the different comforts it offers in an exclusive environment. From a massage room, gym, open-air bar, reading room, observation deck, and many more atmospheres. 

WHAT TO DO ON CRUISES

While on any of your luxury Peru Amazon cruises, you are likely to see a lot of wildlife in Peru. Since river dolphins, as well as a large variety of birds. You will also be able to visit many communities along the way. While aboard your luxury Amazon cruise, you will go on shore excursions in small motorboats where you can see pink and gray dolphins, rays, manatees, giant otters, and the beautiful flora of the Amazon regions. In itself you will have numerous things to do in the Peruvian Amazon, do not miss it!

AMAZON RIVER

The great Amazon River originates in the Andes Mountains and runs through Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana. The river is considered the longest on earth at around 4000 miles. The rainforest land around the river floods each rainy season from December to May, causing the river to rise about 30 feet. It is an interesting fact that there are no bridges that cross the Amazon River and the local people who live and work around the river use handmade rafts and canoes to cross the river. Around the river and in the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, where most of the Peruvian luxury Amazon cruise ships travel, only around 30,000 people live. Your cruise will allow you to interact with these communities. Being able to know these communities is an experience that will live with you forever.

WHEN TO GO TO THE AMAZON

You will have to decide the best time to visit Peru and the Amazon. If you want to travel, there are certain advantages for the wet and dry season, but the cruises operate all year round. The rainy season is cooler while the dry season is warmer. Take the time to study the weather patterns of both seasons and decide which one is best for you. A luxury Amazon cruise is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that will offer all the luxury and comfort you expect. So why not book your Amazon cruise today?

“LET YOUR DREAMS SET SAIL.”

We hope together with Cusco Peru Travel to have helped you understand these incredible cruises. But we believe that the best way to know them is by experiencing them. If you want to know more about these unique tours, do not hesitate to consult with our qualified advisors.

Peru has many wonders waiting for you to be discovered. Here in Cusco Peru Travel, our speciality is to make your trip an outstanding experience, fill-in this form and let your tailor-made luxury Peru vacation begin.

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