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Address: Nauta Street 262 | Calle Avianca 347, 00512, Peru
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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With 2 million hectares, it is the biggest National Reserve of Peru, also...

With 2 million hectares, it is the biggest National Reserve of Peru, also it is the largest protected flooded forest of the world and one of the richest places in biological wealth on the planet. Between its biological diversity we find 449 of tropical bird species, 102 of mammals, 256 known species of freshwater fish, 69 of reptiles and more than 1000 varieties of plants, as well as species in danger of extinction like the giant otter, the black lizard, the manatee and the pink dolphin of the Amazon. The place's beauty, as well as its biological wealth makes the reserve a particularly important destination for scientific investigators, nature lovers and bird watchers.The Pacaya Samiria National Reserve stands out among Peru's natural protected areas. Located in the Department of Loreto, in the provinces of Loreto, Requena, Ucayali and Alto Amazonas, with an extension of more than 8000 square miles, it is considered one of the largest of South America, holding an spectacular diversity of flora and fauna including endangered species as the black spider monkey (Ateles paniscus), the wooly monkey (Lagothrix lagoticha) and the giant river otter (Pteronura brasiliensis).

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$453.00*
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5-Day Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and Lodges
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$540.00*
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3-Day Wildlife Tour in Pacaya Natural Reserve
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$800.00*
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5-Day Wildlife Tour in Pacaya Natural Reserve

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The amazing Amazon in comfort and style.

We were blown away by this amazing cruise. Every day trips on 10 man skiffs into the tributaries of the Amazon. The guides were local and brilliant and had a real love of their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were blown away by this amazing cruise. Every day trips on 10 man skiffs into the tributaries of the Amazon. The guides were local and brilliant and had a real love of their surroundings. Mostly saw a huge variety of birds, quite a few monkeys although not always easy to spot. An anaconda, a boa constrictor, a tree rat,... More 

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Haymarket, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights and what amounted to three full days on the Delfin III (formerly the Amazon Discovery), the newest member of the Delfin ships. This review will address two parts of the experience: 1) our experience on the ship, and 2) our experience exploring the Pacaya-Samiria reserve and the upper Amazon River. As for the ship, it was... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

Delfin 11 is a 7* floating hotel like riverboat with all the luxuries. We had a corner suite so spacious with extra large windows to view the river banks from the bed.The showers work fine the water quite hot but limited and this is understood with the limited supplies.Housekeeping was excellent with a different formation made from the linen each... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

We spent a week (in mid August, 2016) cruising the Reserva Nacional Pacaya Samiria - Perú’s largest wildlife sanctuary - aboard the Delfin II as part of a National Geographic/Lindblad excursion. We chose this trip over alternatives because it was the only one that offered a week long program. It was great. We saw an abundance of amazing and beautiful... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

We booked the Pacaya Samiria Reserve 5D/4N in Cusco with Local Trekkers Peru and everything was very nice organized, Thiago the Manager grew up in Iquitos and we could not have had a better explanation what awaited us in the Jungle. we had Lobo as our jungle guide and he is very professional, knowledgeable about flora and fauna, very patient... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

This was an awesome experience with Amazon Explorer Iquitos. At the Emperador Terraza (a beautiful, small central hotel in Iquitos), recomended this company. We camp in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve and this is the best to observe wildlife. We saw dolphins, monkeys, sloths, alligator and anaconda (anacondas are very difficult to see, so we were lucky). Staff very helpful and... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We visited here with a stay in Treehouse Lodge as well as a cruise on the Cattleya. It was amazing to explore the tributaries, looking for birds and other wildlife as well and spending time on the Amazon River seeing the dolphins at play. Just a magnificent example of the wonders of this world.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

one of the best experience of my life. C'est magnifique. The aqua cruise has everything and more inside their vessel incorporates extremely generous dining area, a relaxing outdoor deck and a fabulous observation desk allowing her guests to explore the Peruvian Amazon in utmost comfort. Spacious and indulgent, yet intimate enough to feel entirely exclusive, the 12-cabin Aqua Amazon takes... More 

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Mountain Brook, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

I recently returned from a four night cruise on the Delfin II. I can't say enough good things about the trip, but let me try. First, the staff was incredible. From John at the bar, to Isaac in the dining room, to Reny on the skiff, everyone was very professional. The boat is very nice. The meals are incredible. The... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016

Flew into Iquitos for the 3 night cruise aboard the Aqua owned by Aqua Expeditions. My only regret is that I wish I had the money to afford to stay longer! I had tears in my eyes as I stepped off the boat in Nauta. The whole experience was incredible. The Aqua is beyond luxurious and the service is exceptional.... More 

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