directions_boatCruise in The Amazon & Lima

Explore the the Amazon River & Rainforest on a hugely discounted luxury cruise (Aug 2022)

Save $5,000 per person! Offer ends 30 Nov 2021.

Experience the diverse landscapes from Lima to the Amazon Rainforest on this luxurious all-inclusive river journey. Ask now about flexible booking options for full peace of mind!

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$9,899PP
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DURATION
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10 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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  • local_activityAll inclusive
  • free_breakfastDaily breakfast
  • directions_busDay tours
  • restaurantAll meals
  • local_activitySelected entry fees
  • local_barSelected drinks
  • restaurantSelected meals
  • airport_shuttleSelected transfers
  • thumb_upTips & gratuities
  • terrainShore excursions
  • directions_boatPort taxes & fees

About this holiday

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Read on for the amazing day-by-day itinerary...

Your journey starts in the country’s capital, Lima. Known as the “City of Kings”, this melting pot of culture will captivate you from the first moment. Admire the colorful colonial architecture, visit the San Francisco Monastery and wander through the bohemian district of Barranco. From there, head to Iquitos, the largest city in the Amazon rainforest. Delight in the exotic fruits and flavorful cuisine.

Once you take to the waters of the Amazon rainforest, you’ll explore the vibrant wildlife and lush greenery alongside your naturalist guide. Stargaze on the “Enchanted Lake” with nothing but a clear sky above you. Journey to the merging point of the Ucayali and Marañón Rivers where the Amazon River begins.

A mesmerizing exploration of land and sea, this adventure will delight all of your senses.

Note: The cruise itinerary will vary depending on water levels.

Inclusions

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DINING

  • Meals onboard prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • Five-star cuisine with menu by top chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino
  • 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
  • Complimentary house wine and beer, spirits, soft drinks, tea, and coffee will be served on the Aria Amazon, between 6am and 11pm throughout the cruise. Onboard lunches and dinner include complimentary house wine and beer, soft drinks, coffee and tea. Onshore lunches and dinners include complimentary soft drinks, coffee and tea

EXPERIENCES

  • 1 country: Peru
  • 1 UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager
  • Cultural enrichment
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days
  • Gratuities for onboard personnel (ship staff, crew, Cruise/Tour Manager) are included during the cruise/tour

EXCURSIONS

    • 9 days of excursions, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts and naturalist guides

Accommodation

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Aria Amazon, Double Bed Suite

Designed to explore the Peruvian Amazon in luxury and comfort, the Aria Amazon is an all-suite ship with floor-to-ceiling windows, giving you a full view of the majestic rivers and rainforest. The top deck features a jacuzzi, indoor lounge & bar and an outdoor observation deck. With all-inclusive amenities and five-star cuisine by top chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, this luxurious ship is guaranteed to give you an intimate and immersive experience.

ACCOMMODATIONS

  • 7-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the luxurious Aria Amazon
  • Lavishly appointed riverview suites with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • 2 nights in Lima at the Country Club Lima Hotel (or similar)
  • 1 night in Lima at the Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima Airport hotel at the Lima International Airport (or similar)

Travel dates

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Book by 30 November 2021 and Save A$5,000 per person, twin share on this amazing tour of the Amazon.

Departing 10 August 2022 - A$9,899 per person, twin share.

Call today to speak with one of our experienced travel consultants to discuss this outstanding travel opportunity on 1300 414 198

Itinerary

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DAY 1: Lima

Arrive at Jorge Chávez International Airport in Lima. If your cruise/tour package includes a group arrival transfer or if you have purchased a private arrival transfer, a Uniworld representative will be on hand to greet you and escort you to the beautiful Country Club Lima Hotel. Its charm and comfort will offer you the perfect home for your exploration of the city.

DAY 2: Lima

Known as the “City of Kings,” Lima was founded in 1535. A melting pot of cultures, flavors and history, this bustling metropolis has something for everyone, and today you get to discover it all.

Featured Excursions:

  • LIma City Tour
  • Casa Aliaga
  • Barranco Tour

DAY 3: Lima, Fly to Iquitos (Nauta), Embark

You will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the airport for your flight to Iquitos. Upon your arrival at Iquitos International Airport, a Uniworld representative will be on hand to greet you and escort you to the Aria Amazon.

Featured Excursion:

  • Marañón River skiff ride

In the evening, you will be welcomed with a reception dinner by Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino. Famous for his innovative take on Amazonian cuisine, this dinner will be bursting in flavours unique to the Peruvian Amazon.

DAY 4: Yanayacu-Pucate River, Marañón River

Your day starts at the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, the second largest protected natural area in Peru. Kayak, canoe and swim in the black waters of the Yanayacu-Pucate River. In the afternoon, learn about traditional customs of the area at a remote village along the Marañón River. Once the sun sets, we’ll gaze at the night sky, where you’ll have a crystal-clear view of planets and constellations.

Featured Excursions:

  • Kayak Yanayacu-Pucate River
  • Village Tour

DAY 5: Samiria River, Nauta Caño (Amazonian Natural Park)

Today we’re exploring the vibrant wildlife and lush greenery thriving in the Amazon. Your naturalist guide will teach you all about the diverse flora and fauna unique to the region before setting off on a guided jungle walk. You’ll finish the day stargazing on the “Enchanted Lake.”

Featured Excursions:

  • Samiria River & jungle walk
  • Stargazing on the “Enchanted Lake”

DAY 6: Nauta

One of the oldest inhabited areas in the Peruvian Amazon, Nauta is nestled between the Marañón and Ucayali Rivers. You’ll explore the town’s market, which is full of fresh fish, fruits and vegetables. From there, it’s a short journey to the birthplace of the Amazon River.

Featured Excursions:

  • Nauta market visit
  • Birthplace of the Amazon

DAY 7: Ucayali River, Pacaya River

Experience life as an Amazon River dweller as you cruise along the Ucayali River. Search for the famous pink dolphins and other wildlife lurking just beyond the river. Once the sun sets, we’ll take to the Pacaya River, on the lookout for nocturnal beasts.

Featured Excursions:

  • Skiff tour along the Ucayali River
  • Evening skiff tour on the Pacaya River

DAY 8: Pacaya River, Ucayali River, Tapiche River

Your day starts early today with a skiff excursion along the Pacaya River, where you’ll venture into the rainforest to see some wildlife. Following lunch, you’ll participate in a paiche fishing demonstration. The paiche is the second largest fish in the world. We’ll end the day watching for the pink river dolphins on the Ucayali River.

Featured Excursions:

  • Skiff tour on the Pacaya River
  • Paiche fishing demonstration
  • Skiff tour on the Ucayali River

DAY 9: Clavero Lake, San Jose de Sarapanga Forest

Spend the morning jungle walking, canoeing, kayaking or swimming on the black water Yarapa River or Clavero Lake. In the afternoon, see the unbelievable giant water lilies of the San Jose de Sarapanga forest.

Featured Excursions:

  • Jungle walk in the San Jose de Sarapanga forest
  • Yarapa River & Clavero Lake

DAY 10: Nauta (Iquitos), Disembark, Fly to Lima

Take a morning walk through the town of Nauta before disembarking the Aria Amazon. Your guide will take you on a few excursions on your way to the Iquitos airport. Once you’ve arrived in Lima, you’ll be transferred to the Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima Airport for your last night.

Featured Excursions:

  • San Juan craft market
  • Nauta town visit
  • Manatee Rescue Center

DAY 11: Lima

Your majestic Peru adventure ends this morning. Your guide will walk you from the Wyndham Costa del Sol Lima Airport hotel to the Lima International Airport check-in.

Note: The itineraries presented are subject to modification due to water levels, closures because of public holidays or other uncontrollable factors. Every effort will be made to operate programs as planned, but changes may still be necessary throughout the cruise. This day-to-day schedule is subject to change. Your final day-to-day schedule will be provided onboard on the first day of your cruise.

Questions

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To help you make future travel plans with absolute confidence and total flexibility, this cruise includes the following safeguards:

  • Total Flexibility when you book and pay in full
  • You can amend your booking with no penalty up to 120 days before departure.
  • Get a full refund, minus a $250 per person administration fee, no questions asked, up to 120 days prior to departure.
  • OR choose a Future Travel Certificate that can be used on any brand with The Travel Corporation, valid for use within 2 years and fully transferable.
  • Additional protection is available for even more peace of mind.
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Fine print

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Travel at 60 and Supplier booking conditions apply

All guests on Uniworld cruises or cruise/tours through 31 December 2022 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to travel.

Save up to $5,000pp when booking selected  2022 voyages. Offer is valid for new, individual bookings on select 2022 itineraries and departure dates only. Offer applies to full-fare bookings only, made between 19 October 2021 and 30 November 2021. Savings and prices listed are in Australian dollars, and are per person. Offer is valid on all available cabin categories, subject to availability. Standard Uniworld booking conditions apply. Savings featured are for cruise or cruise/tour only, per person, and do not apply to airfare or other optional holiday add-ons. Rates and savings vary by itinerary and departure date. Savings are combinable with any publicly available offer and standard RHC savings. Offers are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn or amended at any time. Subject to availability. All applicable discounts are applied sequentially; fixed savings amounts are deducted prior to applying any percentage-based discounts. Other restrictions may apply. Offer expires 30 November 2021.