One of our preferred cruise line partners is Aqua Expeditions, who are known for their stunning luxury expedition cruises.
Aqua Expeditions launched the first Amazon River cruises on the Peruvian section of this iconic river in 2007. Due to the extraordinary success of these unique journeys into the jungles of Amazonia, the company added a second luxury vessel, the Aria Amazon in 2011.
With 7 night, 4 night and 3 night cruises on the Aqua Amazon, guests travel far into the depths of the Amazon’s rainforests enjoying an intimate glimpse of her wildlife, ecosystems, local customs and marine and jungle landscapes.
Listen to the many species of Peruvian birds as they call their mates through the leafy canopy. Learn about the habitats essential to the livelihoods of the endangered Amazon river dolphins, taricaya turtles and manatee. Photograph a three toed sloth as he peers down at you while dangling from a nearby branch.
A cruise on the Aria Amazon offers guests the comfort and elegance of a custom-designed ship and the high levels guest service possible with a 1.3 guest to staff ratio. The Aria Amazon was designed by leading Peruvian architect Jordi Puig and measures 45 meters (147 feet). Spacious and indulgent, yet private enough to feel entirely exclusive, the Aria Amazon includes generous lounging and dining areas, and can accommodate a maximum of 32 guests plus crew including our onboard paramedic.
Aqua Expeditions highly experienced river pilots and the most rigorous cruise ship standards ensure smooth travel and safety on the water.
Generous picture windows face the Amazon River (with blackout windows for maximum privacy) in each of the Aria Amazon’s 16 cruise ship Design Suites. Handsomely decorated with natural fibers and neutral hues these air-conditioned accommodations with en suite sitting areas and stone bathrooms each measure between 23 square meters (250 square feet).
In 2015, the Aria Amazon, was completely refreshed with new upgrades from bed linens to state of the art lighting. The 45 meter (147 foot) long Aria was designed by the innovative Peruvian architect Jordi Puig. Extremely generous dining and lounging areas include an outdoor river facing Jacuzzi. Floor to ceiling windows face the Amazon River in the ship’s 16 Design Suites, each measuring 23 square meters (250 square feet). Four suites can interconnect for families. Upgrades to the spa include new decor for enhanced relaxation. This striking black hulled ship accommodates a maximum of 32 guests plus 26 crew including a paramedic and four English-speaking naturalist guides. Aqua Expeditions highly experienced river pilots and the most rigorous cruise ship standards ensure smooth travel and safety on the waters of the Peruvian Amazon.
Contact one of our Cruise Specialists for more information or to discuss booking your next adventurous cruise voyage in the Amazon! Contact us above or call us at 604-736-7447