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The Historic Boat Museum in collaboration with the Indigenous Cultures Museum in Iquitos, Peru offer 5 day riverboat cruises on the historic ‘Rio Amazonas’ at affordable prices for charter.

Experience the Amazon, its rivers, forests, wildlife, cultures and history on a journey that navigates up the Marañon River along the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.

The ‘Rio Amazonas’ has been restored back to her Victorian charm, creating a wonderful combination of historic atmosphere and comfortable facilities. She is part of the Historic Boat Museum fleet in Iquitos, Peru.

All cabins have river-view windows and are fitted with air-conditioning, a desk, wardrobe and private bathrooms with hot showers. The public areas include a dining hall used for meals, lectures and films, an upper-deck bar and a comfortable library with a selection of classic books on Amazonia and its history.

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This five-day river cruise will give you a unique Amazon experience that combines relaxed travel on historic boats, wildlife and wilderness experience in rain forests and rivers, and indigenous Amazon village visits where local cultures live intertwined with the rainforest. Staff form the Museum will accompany the trip. The Museum has projects on rainforest conservation, wildlife ecology, sustainable resource use, indigenous cultures, and rubber era history and anthropology.

Boarding the Rio Amazonas in the town of Nauta, situated near the confluence of the Amazon River, the focus of the journey will be the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, a great place to experience the scenery, waterways, forests, wildlife and people in the company of naturalist guides and Museum staff.

A variety of excursions are done each day from the ‘Rio Amazonas’ including:

  • Morning and evening bird-watching, enjoying magnificent sunrises and sunsets
  • Trek through the rain forest in search of monkeys and other wildlife
  • Fish along streams, channels and oxbow lakes
  • Observe the majestic pink and grey river dolphins
  • Search for caimans and fishing bats under starlit nights
  • Visit a local Cocama Indian community involved with rainforest conservation work
  • Tap rubber and visit a reconstructed rubber tapper’s house

Once back on board, take your tea with cake as the forests slip past, or sip your Pisco sour in the Sunset Bar, before enjoying a buffet meal of international and Peruvian cuisine in the large dining room.

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PRICES 

All prices are per person for a chartered cruise in US dollars for a 5 day trip, and include ground transfers, meals, excursions and accommodation services. Not included are air travel, hotel layovers, bar drinks, gratuities and other costs.

$1,000 per person for charter of 8-10 people

$950 per person for charter of 11-15 people

$900 per person for charter of 16-20 people

 

$850 per person for charter of 21-30 people

Please inquire at riverboat@casamorey.com or call (51-65) 23-1913 for availability.

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For more information, availability, and bookings please contact:

Casa Morey

Iquitos, Peru

riverboat@casamorey.com

Tel: (51) 065-23-1913

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