Imagine waking up in the heart of the Amazon jungle, cruising slowly down the river on your luxury cruiser, hanging over the guardrail with your morning coffee and watching the rainforest slowly come to life. Monkeys scream from the treetops, a pandemonium of macaws fly overhead and the head of a pink river dolphin pops up to say ‘hello’.
The Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in Peru is the most pristine and best-protected section of the Amazon Rainforest. To cruise through this region is to put yourself in one of the densest areas of wildlife diversity on Earth, where every minute provides something spectacular to see. Your river-cruiser, the Delfin III, is outstanding in every respect. Luxurious, wood-panelled rooms give way to incredible dining, a world-class spa, pools and on-deck hot tubs. From this floating palace, you will explore little tributaries by smaller boat and hike through the jungle with expert guides showcasing every element of the phenomenal jungle scape.
Bookend this experience with a 5-star stay in the vibrant city of Lima. The bustling capital city of Peru is a joy to explore, with its unique combination of pre-Columbian temples, colonial architecture and sprawling, crazy high-rises. The gastronomy in Lima has been a focus for the last couple of decades, bringing back tradition and refining it to produce some of the finest restaurants in the world. You will be whisked off on an exploration of the markets, hidden gardens and local gastronomes to showcase the finest foods in the city and then it is up to you to choose from the multitude of excellent restaurants to fuel the rest of your stay in this incredible city.