Luxury Amazon Cruise – 4 days

If you’re looking for an adventure in South America, but you like to travel in style, our four-day luxury Amazon cruise is the ideal Amazon tour for you.

Passing through Yasuni National Park and the Pañacocha Biological Corridor, this Amazon adventure will give you a taste of the Amazon in a short space of time. River and lagoon explorations, swimming, rainforest hikes, canoeing, visits to local communities, night walks, birdwatching, informative talks and more.


Description

Launched in July 2013, this luxury Amazon cruise enables visitors to interact with nature and local indigenous communities while enjoying the comfort of 5-star boutique accommodation that travels through the heart of the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest.
 
This whirlwind amazon cruise leaves every Sunday from Coca and offers the chance to visit a parrot clay lick (an ideal destination for bird lovers), observe the forest canopy from an observation tower (300 steps up!), swim in Piranha Lake and even catch a glimpse of caymans, herons, turtles, pink river dolphins, squirrel monkeys and more.
 
The boat itself can accommodate up to 40 guests in its 18 cabins each with panoramic wall-to-wall windows, air-conditioning, private bathrooms with hot water and comfortable beds. The kitchen serves national and international fusion cuisine using fresh local products. Communal spaces include an outdoor jacuzzi, al fresco lounge, dining room, bar, observation deck, boutique while the 25-person crew includes concierge, paramedic, nature guides and local guides.
 

This tour includes

· Transport from the airport in Coca to luxury cruise boat
· Accommodation
· All meals
· Guided excursions: river and lagoon exploration, swimming, birdwatching, rainforest hikes, visits to local communities, informative talks and conferences
 

This tour does not include

· Airfare for the route Quito – Coca – Quito
· Beverages (neither alcoholic nor non-alcoholic)
· Community entrance fees ($60 for 4-day cruise)
· Tips and gratuities
· Personal Expenses
· Optional extras: Stargazing, natural medicine, ancestral indigenous encounters, jungle trekking, glamping
· Any other service not mentioned herein
 
 

Sample itinerary

Day 1 (Sunday) - Quito - Arrival
30-minute flight from Quito to Coca. Canoe trip to luxury cruise boat. Visit to Life Under Water Museum and night walk. Meals: -/-/D
Day 2 (Monday) - Pañacocha biological corridor
Canoe expedition to the Pañayacu (Piranah River), swim in Piranha Lake, Amazon-style BBQ and exploration walk. Meals: B/L/D
Day 3 (Tuesday) - Parrot clay lick & Sani Warmi (Yasuní National Park)
Excursion to a parrot clay lick followed by visit to Sani Warmi Kichwa Interpretation Center to learn of Kichwa customs, food and life. After lunch visit to Yakukawsay Interpretation Center and evening forest walk. Meals: B/L/D
Day 4 (Wednesday) - Departure
Canoe trip back to Coca to catch flight back to Quito. Meals: B/-/-

Packing tips

Please read the packing tips included in our Amazon travel guide for more information.
 

Accommodation options

Price
Standard Double Suite $1976
Standard Single Suite $2951
Standard Suite for Children (Under 12) $988
Deluxe Double Suite $2469
Deluxe Single Suite $3687
Deluxe Suite for Children (Under 12) $1234

 

Made-to-Measure Travel

This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of the available options for travel in Ecuador. But keep in mind:

  • We can tailor this trip to suit your needs, tastes, time frame and budget