• Zafiro

Zafiro: Feel the Heartbeat of the Amazon in a Luxury Riverboat

Days: 4, 5 & 8 | From: $3,535/per person

The Zafiro is a luxury Amazon cruise where comfort is part of the essence of the experience. The spacious panoramic windows with the open social areas, make the Zafiro an extension of the Amazon. On board the cruise you will take part in a unique culinary experience based purely on Amazonian foods. The Amazonian journeys, with the help of the expert guides, form part of the most genuine way to get close up to the fauna and flora of the Amazon.

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Vessel Information

Accommodations

The Zafiro has 18 suites in total comprising of 16 standard suites, 2 master suites, and 1 Zafiro suite. All cabins have air conditioning, private bathrooms, hair dryer, safe, mini fridge, and binoculars.

Suites: 226.04 ft² (21 m²) - Panoramic view with floor to ceiling windows, 8 with private balcony overlooking the Amazon River. 4 interconnected suites ideal for families.

Master Suites: 247.57 ft² (23 m²) - with 90-degree-front-facing windows.

Zafiro Suite: 480.07 ft² (44.60 m²) - 180-degree front facing window with Jacuzzi with amazon view.


Yacht Specifications

Construction Year: 2015
Registered in: Peru
Vessel Type: River Cruise
Length: 164 feet (50 meters)
Beam: 31 feet (9.5 meters)
Draft: 3.6 feet (1.1 meters)
Gross Tons: 620
Speed: 11.8 knots
Main engines: 2 x Caterpillar de 250 HP
Safety: Radio communication system with separate battery, satellite phone, life jackets, flare signals, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors in each cabin, onboard defibrillator.
Crew: 24, including Cruise Director and 3 naturalist bilingual guides (English-Spanish).

Itineraries & Pricing

3 Night Itinerary

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

Day 1 Wednesday – Arrive to Iquitos / Begin the Cruise

Day 2 Thursday – Ucayali River – Yanallpa River – Tapiche River – Dorado Rivers – Pacaya – Samiria National Reserve

Day 3 Friday – Ucayali River – Yarapa River – Amazonas River – Panguana 2nd Zone

Day 4 Saturday – Disembark at Iquitos – Manatee Center Rescue – Transfer to The Airport

4 Night Itinerary

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

Day 1 Saturday – Arrive to Iquitos / Begin the Cruise

Day 2 Sunday – Amazon River – Amazon Birth Place – Maranon River – Nauta Creek (Pacaya Samiria National Reserve)

Day 3 Monday – Yanayacu of Pucate – San Regis (Parque Natural Amazonico) – Tiger River

Day 4 Tuesday – Maranon River – Samiria River – San Martin of Tipishca

Day 5 Wednesday – Disembark at Nauta – Transfer to The Airport

7 Night Itinerary

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

Day 1 Saturday – Arrive to Iquitos / Begin the Cruise

Day 2 Sunday – Amazon River – Amazon Birth Place – Maranon River – Nauta Creek (Pacaya Samiria National Reserve)

Day 3 Monday – Yanayacu of Pucate – San Regis (Parque Natural Amazonico) – Tiger River

Day 4 Tuesday – Maranon River – Samiria River – San Martin of Tipishca

Day 5 Wednesday – Maranon River – Pampa Creek – Shiriyacu – Nauta – Yucuruchi

Day 6 Thursday – Ucayali River – Yanallpa River – Tapiche River – Dorado Rivers – Pacaya – Samiria National Reserve

Day 7 Friday – Ucayali River – Yarapa River – Amazonas River – Panguana 2nd Zone

Day 8 Saturday – Disembark at Iquitos – Manatee Center Rescue – Transfer to The Airport

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Pricing

3 Night Trip Departures are on Wednesdays

4 & 7 Night Trip Departures are on Saturdays

2020 Cruise Rates

Included: All meals, excursions & equipment (including boots & rain ponchos), transfers to/from vessel on recommended flights, entrance fee to National Reserve, natural juices, coffee, tea and water during meals

Not Included: Flights to/from Iquitos, bar consumption, gratuities

3 Night Cruises:

First Deck Suite: $3,535 per person

Second Deck Suite: $3,705 per person

Master Suite: $3,890 per person

Zafiro Suite: $4,440 per person

4 Night Cruises:

First Deck Suite: $4,570 per person

Second Deck Suite: $4,850 per person

Master Suite: $5,060 per person

Zafiro Suite: $5,815 per person

7 Night Cruises:

First Deck Suite: $8,000 per person

Second Deck Suite: $8,415 per person

Master Suite: $8,900 per person

Zafiro Suite: $10,100 per person

Single Supplement: 50%

Children 7-11 years old are eligible for a 50% discount (one child per cabin)

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