• Amatista

Amatista: Explore the Peruvian Amazon on a Traditional Jungle Boat

Days: 4 & 6 | Contact us for pricing

Traveling aboard the Amatista gives you an opportunity to embark on an authentic expedition through the Peruvian Amazon jungle. Based on traditional jungle boats, the Amatista will allow you to live the sights and the sounds of the Amazon. Watch a night full of stars from the observation deck, enjoy the relaxing swing of the river, breathe the Amazon breeze, and enter the jungle of the Amazon.

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Vessel Information


The Amatista has 15 cabins (14 double cabins and 1 triple cabin). All cabins have exterior view windows, air conditioning, and private bathrooms. The cabins are 170 square feet (16 square meters) with two twin beds or one queen bed. They are equipped with a desk, wardrobe, dresser, and hairdryer. The vessel can accommodate a total of 31 passengers.

Yacht Specifications

Construction Year: 1994
Registered in: Peru
Vessel Type: River Cruise
Length: 124 feet (38 meters)
Beam: 28 feet (8.6 meters)
Draft: 7 feet (2.6 meters)
Gross Tons: 820
Speed: 8 knots
Main engines: 1 x Caterpillar de 322 HP
Safety: Radio communication system with separate battery, satellite phone, life jackets, flare signals, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors in each cabin, on-board defibrillator.
Crew: 15, including Cruise Director and 2 naturalist bilingual guides (English-Spanish).

Itineraries & Pricing

3 Night Itinerary

*Itinerary is representative and changes with high/low water season.

Day 1 Tuesday – Arrive to Iquitos / Begin the Cruise

Day 2 Wednesday – Pacaya Samiria Natural Reserve / San Regis (Amazon Nature Park)

Day 3 Thursday – Pacaya Samiria Natural Reserve/ Nauta

Day 4 Friday – Disembark at Nauta – Manatee Rescue Center – Transfer to The Airport

5 Night Itinerary

*Itinerary is representative and changes with high/low water season.

Day 1 Sunday – Arrive to Iquitos / Begin the Cruise

Day 2 Monday – Amazon River /Yarapa River / Ucayali River

Day 3 Tuesday – Ucayali River / Marañón River / Pacaya Samiria Natural Reserve

Day 4 Wednesday – Pacaya Samiria Natural Reserve / San Regis (Amazon Nature Park

Day 5 Thursday – Pacaya Samiria National Reserve / Nauta

Day 6 Friday – Disembark at Nauta – Manatee Center Rescue – Transfer to The Airport


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3 Night Trip Departures are on Tuesdays

5 Night Trip Departures are on Sundays

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