Covering one-fifth of the South American continent by volume, the 4,000-mile-long Amazon River and its tributaries flow through Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil. Cruising here is a journey into untamed jungle and remote, indigenous communities. Why book your Amazon River cruise with AdventureSmith Explorations?
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Where to Cruise the Amazon – Ecuador, Peru or Brazil?
A Brazil Amazon cruise is the choice for travelers wanting to cruise solely along the Amazon River, and see less civilization. Ecuador Amazon cruises are often paired with a Galapagos cruise and explore the country’s largest national park, Yasuni National Park, along Amazon River tributaries. For Machu Picchu and other Peru travel plans, Peruvian Amazon river cruises are an excellent extension with high- and low-water explorations along the easternmost point of the Amazon River and its tributaries.
Luxury Amazon River Cruises
AdventureSmith offers the largest collection of luxury Amazon riverboats in Ecuador and Peru. Our sophisticated, luxury Amazon ships offer 5-star chefs and fine dining with fare that reflects the region and season of travel, superior service and high crew-to-guest ratios, floor-to-ceiling windows, topnotch spas and fully air-conditioned spaces. The Delfin III even touts membership in the prestigious Relais & Châteaux association, per her showcase of the unique history and rich cultural heritage of the Peruvian Amazon, as well as her commitment to preserving the environment.
High- Vs. Low-Water Season
The high-water season runs roughly from November to May with 60-180 inches of rain, enabling more extensive exploration and access via water. Low-water season is June through October with 30-100 inches of rain, and may allow for more trail walks. Though it can rain slightly more in the high water season, it usually rains some every day in the low water season too.