The Amazon rainforest constitutes over half of the
planet’s remaining rainforest. The Amazon river is the life force of the
forest, rising in the Peruvian Andes and winding its way east over the
northern half of South America until reaching the Atlantic Ocean. The
Amazon carries the highest volume of water into the ocean than the top
ten largest rivers flowing into the ocean combined. Recent studies
claims that the Amazon is actually longer than the Nile using Mount
Mismi in Arequipa, which was labeled by the National Geographic Society
as the Amazon´s source, these scientist have made new calculations of
the Amazon length and estimates that is 65 miles longer than the Nile.
Experience an ideal combination: natural wonders and native cultural
history. Our pioneering approach to local communities has taken us to
interact with the villagers who live within the Pacaya-Samiria National
Reserve, helping them to develop and promote a balance between their
needs and those of the wildlife with which they share habitat and
The Amazon Basin includes a diversity of traditional inhabitants as well
as biodiversity in both flora and fauna. These people have lived in the
rain forest for thousands of years and their life styles and cultures
are well adapted to this environment.
Contrary to popular belief, their subsistence living methods do not
significantly harm the environment. Their work day is mostly occupied by
subsistence activities like fishing, small-scale agriculture, gathering
and hunting. Their survival depends on their intimate relationship with
the natural environment.
Delfin Amazon Cruises matches your destination,
itinerary and travel dreams on the Amazon. Style is always allied to
substance and we offer an on-board experience that is second to none
while taking you to places few have gone before.
Your Amazon journey takes off on arrival in Iquitos, were we will pick
you up and take you to our vessel, you will experience an ideal
combination, of a natural wonder, dramatic scenery, indigenous cultural
history and a relaxed self-contained way to explore the Amazon while
sightseeing nature at its best, where flora and fauna are abundant and
time has stand still.
You are about to explore one of the world's most intriguing
environments. Our skiffs are quick to launch, stable to ride and ready
to go anywhere, they seat 8 passengers with their own natural guide,
captain and features all safety regulations.
Private charters are offered for the entire vessel and based on two
itineraries, minimum 5 days and 7 days also.
The new Delfin II has fourteen large guest suites include four master
suites with 180ª panoramic windows and ten suites –four of which can be
interconnected to accommodate families- providing all comforts of
world-class suites, yet preserving the spirit of casual and refined
elegance. The dining room on the second deck, the observation deck, bar,
entertainment center, library, and our special hammock sun deck will be
the perfect gathering place for all our guests. This vessel will feature
artwork by Peru’s leading contemporary artists. If any artwork strikes
your fancy, you may purchase it and we will have it shipped to the
comforts of your home.
Imagine yourself, coming back from the wilderness and enjoying an
ambiance created by glowing candle-lights, sparkling china and
cristalware, were whatever your delight is, we are sure to exceed your
expectations and satisfy all appetites of refined taste and
sophisticated palates. Welcome to our cuisine, were our dedicated staff
pride themselves on carefully prepared contemporary Creole cuisine and
On the third deck, you will find that our casual yet comfortable design
will allow you to relax between the wonderful adventures of the morning
and night activities. Our goal is to provide you with the highest level
of service, so we are sure you will enjoy relaxing in our terraces soft
big sofas or on our spectacular hammock sundeck while you just lie down
and watch the river go by. Our barman will always be ready with a choice
of international and local liquors for a pre- or post- dinner cocktail.
Coffee and tea will always be available for you.
You will enjoy our compromise with the local communities and with the
wonderful and special arts & craft we have worked together with them,
you will find many unique gift items and merchandizing from the Amazon
area. Also you will enjoy the art-work of the most renowned young
contemporary Peruvian artist. You will find it around the vessel, the
very unique art-work, of our best young artist that, we will be able to
ship it, to the comforts of your home.
Life jackets are provided for passengers in all cabins
Flares and signals.
Fire extinguishing system with fire hoses on each deck supplied by a
dedicated water pumping system.
Fire extinguishers in engine room, dining room and three decks.
Emergency lights on each deck
Three aluminum launch boats with capacity for 12 passengers each plus
guide and captain, that can carry double in case of an emergency. Each
skiff is provisioned with life jackets for all passengers and can double
occupancy as life boats on an emergency.
A Crew member is assigned to keep watch around the clock, whether the
vessel is sailing or docked. Guides and certain crew members are
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