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Aqua Expeditions

Aqua Expeditions is a Peru luxury tour operator and the first adventure travel company to introduce five-star luxury cruises on the Amazon River in Peru.

History of Aqua Expeditions

AdventureSmith founder and director Todd Smith has worked with Aqua Expeditions CEO Francesco Galli Zugaro since his days working with a boutique cruise operator in the Galapagos Islands.  Francesco has long dreamed of taking guests to one of the world’s most beautiful and remote regions – the Amazon River in Peru.  IN 2007 he fulfilled this dream by founding Aqua Expeditions. 

Aqua Expeditions River Ships

This Lima, Peru-based tour operator operates its first custom built luxury cruise ship, the M/V Aqua year round, sailing on 7,4 and 3 night itineraries - from and to - Iquitos, Peru and taking travelers on a luxurious journey to the sources of the Amazon, the remote Pacaya Samiria Reserve, and beyond with outstanding wildlife viewing and shore excursions into the Amazon rainforest and jungle. In April of 2011, the M/V Aria joined the M/V Aqua as a second luxury cruise ship on the Amazon,custom built for Aqua Expeditions by Peruvian architect Jordi Puig to offer an extraordinary level of comfort for our guests. in 2014 Aqua Expeditions will launch the Aqua Mekong bringing their unique style of luxury river cruising to the Mekong River in Cambodia and Vietnam. 

Why Choose Aqua Expeditions

Travelers who appreciate exploring wild places in luxury and style will enjoy a river cruise with Aqua Expeditions.  Their specially designed river ships offer incredible views and very large accommodations combined with upscale service and five star cuisine.  Of course high end ships attract the best expedition leaders and our clients always comment on the incredible level of knowledge of Aqua Expedition's guides.