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The Great Amazon River Cruise

Explore the Wonders of the World's Largest Rainforest on Our Peruvian Jungle Voyage

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Departure Return Notes
05/23/2014 05/23/2014 05/31/2014 Featuring WWF expert Paul Hardy
06/20/2014 06/20/2014 06/28/2014 Featuring WWF expert Amy Smith
10/31/2014 10/31/2014 11/08/2014 Featuring WWF expert Eric May
05/22/2015 05/22/2015 05/30/2015  
06/19/2015 06/19/2015 06/27/2015  
10/30/2015 10/30/2015 11/07/2015  
Please note: In some cases a minimum number of travelers may be required to maintain exclusivity on these departures.

2014 Fees
Lower Deck Solo $5,395
Lower Deck Standard $5,395
Lower Deck Superior $5,795
Upper Deck Standard $5,595
Upper Deck Superior $5,995
Single Supp.: $995 (Standard cabins only, subject to availability)
Internal Air: $390 (subject to change)
Deposit: $500 (non-refundable)

If requested, we can match you with a roommate during your trip. If one is not available, you will not be charged the single supplement for the boat portion of the trip, but you will be required to pay the supplement for the land portion of the program ($125 for 2014).

Our Superior cabins can accommodate triples. Guests in triple accommodations will receive a discount of  $1,100.

Prices are per person based on double occupancy and are given in US Dollars. 2015 dates and fees may change slightly.
Location of Adventure
Peru, South America
Group Size Limit
Approximately 28 Travelers
A very important feature of our trips is the limited group size, as nature expeditions are best experienced with small groups of travelers.
Our Specialized 4x4 Land Rovers and Land Cruisers
Our Private Leaders
Accommodations, all meals from breakfast on Day 2 to lunch on Day 9, safe drinking water, services of NHA Expedition Leader, services of a local naturalist guide, a WWF expert on each departure, local guides and boat crew, some gratuities, airport transfers, permits and entrance fees, all sales taxes.
Not Included
Travel to and from start and end point of trip, internal flights between Lima-Iquitos (approximately $400, to be added to your invoice), alcoholic beverages, some gratuities, passport and visa fees, optional activities, items of a personal nature (phone calls, souvenirs, etc.), airline baggage fees, airport and departure taxes (both international and domestic), optional travel insurance.
Physical Requirements
Easy / Moderate / Flexible
This program does not require a high degree of physical fitness, as much of our wildlife viewing is done from small motorized skiffs. Getting in and out of the skiffs can be a bit unsteady with the current of the river. Some walks will be available on forested nature trails, and guests should be able to walk 1-2 miles in high humidity over uneven ground with overgrown roots, in order to participate in all excursions. Walking on muddy trails or through standing water may be necessary at times. Passengers are not required to participate in all activities.
Important Information About This Trip
This trip spends a full week exploring the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, the largest protected area in Peru at 8,000 square miles. Located at the headwaters of the Amazon River where the two major tributaries meet to form the mighty main river, the remote region is home to some of the densest populations of wildlife in the entire Amazon rainforest, including threatened or endangered species such as jaguar, black alligator, giant river otter and manatee. Few Amazon cruises offer this much time or depth in the reserve.

Please Note: This itinerary is meant to be a guideline. Activities may vary at different times of year according to water level and conditions.
Getting There & Getting Home
Arrive in Lima anytime on Day 1 and depart after 11:30 pm from Lima on Day 9. Generally, international flights depart Lima in the late evening. We can best serve you if our Natural Habitat Adventures Travel Desk makes your reservations, as we are intimately familiar with the special requirements of this program and can arrange the most efficient travel. Please call us at 1-800-543-8917. Note that while we offer you the best possible rates available to us on airfare and additional nights' accommodations, you may find special web rates or better fares online.

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