Explore this vibrant yet fragile kingdom in a manner that even Mother Nature herself would be proud of: aboard Haimark’s Amazon Discovery. It usually departs from Peru’s Iquitos; though they do have special departures (ask one of our journey designers about it). The 169-foot-long ship was tailor-made to suit its environment while maintaining its integrity as a true luxury riverboat. With the perfect size to sail along the largest drainage system of the world, it offers an extraordinary level of comfort and style. You will be provided with an extremely comfortable indoor and outdoor lounge, outdoor plunge pool, exercise room, spa, dining room, and sleeping accommodations. Well, these are just the basics of any luxury river cruise. So let’s review what makes this one of the best Amazon river cruises – not only for individuals, but even for those looking to charter an Amazon cruise.
The accommodations on board this elegant riverboat provide all the comforts and conveniences of a five-star hotel, without denying you the thrills of complete immersion in the rainforest experience. The ship can accommodate a maximum of 44 cruise ship guests in four different styles of suites. These spacious, well-appointed suites offer individual climate control, daily housekeeping with turndown service, the finest bed linens and duvets, luxuriously soft robes and slippers, all natural therapeutic bath amenities, copious amounts of storage space, and much more. To complement your pleasant experience, you can count on highly attentive, 29-member staff who provides generous, top-class service that anticipates your needs, responds efficiently to your requests, and pampers you with unexpected luxuries. All these features make this riverboat of the most popular navigations in the region. This makes possible luxurious and authentic experiences, perfect for honeymooners, and even for an Amazon for retired couples.
Among onboard activities, you will enjoy talented local entertainers light up the night with music and dance and expert naturalists spark lively conversations about local customs and jungle life. You’ll also savor an innovative menu; all made with fresh, locally grown ingredients. As a special treat during your journey, chefs will emerge from the kitchen and invite you to join in hands-on cooking demonstrations. As for outdoor excursions, you will experience up-close encounters with rare birds, extraordinary insects, and exotic mammals. Guided by local naturalists you’ll enjoy daily excursions into the forests and up black water tributaries to hidden lagoons, magical lakes, and native villages. Every step of the way, your guide will entertain you with the history of the region, enlighten you with facts about the flora and fauna, and point out wildlife hiding in the jungle canopy, lazing on the riverbanks, or swimming in the water below. As you may have already noticed, this ship is without a doubt one of the best luxury Amazon cruises in Peru.
Make this luxury happen in you experience. Hear the sounds of the jungle coming to life. Witness the perfection and balance of nature. Perhaps, you may even feel somehow, your life returns to balance, to harmony… Welcome to our backyard; welcome to your own expedition.
“We had a great time in the jungle. Our experience was amazing. Can’t wait to tell you more about it.”