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Cattleya Riverboat I Peruvian Amazon Cruise I Itinerary A
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Cattleya Riverboat itinerary A

4d-3n wednesday to saturday

Cattleya Riverboat offers you the opportunity to discover deeply the amazon, sleep in boat, enjoy the sunset from the river, with different landscapes always. Above all, we invite you to be part of this journey visiting the best of the jungle and its communities from the comfortable Cattleya Riverboat.


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In the first place, you take your flight from Lima to Iquitos on the afternoon. You will be greeted upon arrival and transported to the M/V Cattleya riverboat. Upon arrival, take some time to settle in, after that, you have time to relax as well as having a  drink to know your fellow passengers. There will never be more than 8 guests, so you will have the opportunity to make life-long friends. As soon as you are ready, we will conduct a safety drill and explain everything you need to know about the M/V Cattleya to have a safe and fun adventure. Finally, taste the first of many wonderful dinners by our talented chef as we begin our journey along the Amazon. (Dinner)


Enjoy your breakfast while we cruise along the Marañón River. Board our excursion boat for a day-long excursion in the Pacaya Samiria  National Reserve, the largest reserve in Peru and the second largest in all the  Amazon. Then, travel by excursion boat from  Yanayacu Creek to the remote Yarina  Cocha. We will take a  rainforest hike while you experience the huge biodiversity that the rainforest is known for. Watch for monkeys, sloths, tree frogs, iguanas, pink and eventually gray river dolphins, also enjoy of many varieties of bird species. Examine and learn first-hand about jungle plants–their unique survival tactics as they compete for sun and nutrients in the dense rainforest, the part they play in sustaining the complex balance of life in the jungle and the important medicinal value they offer.
After a day filled with once-in-a-lifetime experiences, return to the M/V Cattleya for dinner and a relaxing evening with friends.
(Breakfast, Lunch,  Dinner)


Cattleya RiverboatIn the morning we depart for our next adventure, a spectacular tour in the rainforest from its canopy.

Take a short hike to the canopy walkway a suspended bridge spanning over 500 meters (1/3 of a mile). It is connected by platforms in the rainforest treetops. Experience a unique view of the rainforest flora and fauna while enjoying the 35  meters (115 feet) canopy. After this breathtaking experience, enjoy lunch and some free time aboard the M/V Cattleya. In the afternoon we will visit one of the local villages to gain a  deeper insight into how people live in the Amazon.
Meet a local shaman as well as participate in a traditional ceremony of spiritual healing. Before you depart, you will have the opportunity to view and purchase some of their handicrafts and delightful folk art. 
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)


As we cruise slowly back down the Marañón River we will come to the confluence of the Marañón and Ucayali rivers, where the “true” Amazon River begins.

After lunch  transfer to  the Iquitos airport or your  hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch)


Itinerary B
Cattleya Riveboat itinerary B