Visiting the Amazon forest, a unique place, is a unique opportunity that many can only imagine. The jungle is home to 2.5 million animal species and over 400 indigenous cultures, making it the most biodiverse region on earth.
Several Amazon Tours & Cruises make travelers’ fantasies come true in the region, allowing them to appreciate this vast natural treasure up close while also learning about the indigenous way of life. These premier Amazon excursions offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience in one of nature’s greatest wonders.
10 The Dolphin I Cruise Amazon Tour
Departing from Iquitos in northern Peru, Delfin I is one of the best Amazon luxury tours. This classic river cruise has four huge rooms with private panoramic terraces, 2 of which have a private jacuzzi. With the natural suite’s floor to ceiling windows, The Delfin I Cruise allows for the infusion of nature and interior design. On the upper deck, guests will find a lounge area, bar, and entertainment center, which are beautiful places to relax while observing the Amazon.
9 Tambopata Jungle Adventures by Palotoa Amazon Travel
This tour takes visitors in the company of a guide on a motorboat across the Amazon River. The excursion includes visits to Monkey Island, Sandoval Lake and Canopy Walking Cable Car. In addition to piraña fishing, kayaking, and forest hiking, guests can also see wildlife and birds, and visit a local family. The journey lasts four days and ends with the return to Puerto Maldonado.
8th Iquito’s Amazon Jungle Adventure at Heliconia Lodge
Enjoy the breathtaking beauty and unique fauna of the Amazon jungle on an exciting 3-day Iquitos jungle trip that includes accommodation at the beautiful Heliconia Lodge and round-trip airport transfers. Visit a traditional sugar cane distillery to learn about historic farming practices as you paddle a rustic boat down the peaceful Amazon River, observing colorful birds and boisterous monkeys playing in the treetops.
7 La Selva Lodge Amazon Rainforest Tour
La Selva Lodge is located in the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve in Ecuador, home to more animals and plants than anywhere else on earth. The lakeside lodge offers beautiful bamboo huts, delicious food and rainforest views. The resort also has an excellent restaurant and bar which offers panoramic views of the lagoon through a wraparound window. Guests follow a professional Amazon guide to see wildlife and plants, including parrots.
6 The Amazon Experiences of Tahuayo Lodge
Tahuayo Lodge offers access to the Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Reserve, part of the Amazon rainforest in northern Peru. It’s particularly popular with wildlife photographers, nature lovers, and visitors looking for an authentic Amazon experience. From Tahuayo Lodge, guests experience the Amazon with a private guide on a tour that covers an extensive network of routes in search of capuchin, tamarin, squirrel, saki and howler monkeys.
5 Amazon Tour by Tambopata Research Center
Located in Tambopata National Reserve in Madre de Dios, Peru, in front of Bahuaja-Sonene National Park, the Tambopata Research Center is one of the most isolated lodges in South America. The lodge has 300 meters of elevated trails and an environment full of the best fauna of the Peruvian Amazon jungle. Capuchin monkeys, tamarins, agoutis, tamandua anteaters, owl monkeys, and spider monkeys are among the many Amazonian species that guests will spot as they explore the rainforest with an experienced guide.
4 Tambopata Amazon Jungle Tour in Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica
At Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica, visitors revel in the splendor of the Peruvian Amazon forest while staying in opulent accommodations. The surrounding rainforest is exquisite, with the thatched cabanas of Inkaterra Reserva Amazónica as a home for exploration. Guests spend three days exploring the area’s natural wonders, including kayaking on Lake Sandoval, searching for river otters, fire-bellied macaws, and tree-hugging sloths among the treetops with a guide.
3 The luxurious Amazon experience at Cristalino Lodge
On the border between the wildlife-rich Pantanal Wetlands and the Brazilian Amazon lies Cristalino Lodge, which offers a great rainforest experience. Guests participating in wildlife viewing trips have a good chance of seeing a few different species of monkeys, as well as over 500 different species of birds and over 200 species of butterflies and moths. Various trails for guided tours and canoe trips through the forest are available from the resort.
2 The Manatee Amazon Cruise
The Manatee Amazon Explorer has been sailing in the Oriente region of Ecuador for over 20 years and remains the pioneer in Ecuadorian Amazonian cruising. Each day, groups of adventurers explore different trails and waterways, led by a knowledgeable guide. Guests tour one of the world’s premier wildlife regions, an area that has set world records for biodiversity.
1 The Anaconda Cruise on the Amazon
Large panoramic windows are installed onboard the Anakonda Amazon Cruise to maintain a connection to the Amazon rainforest, allowing visitors to observe various animals and plants from the comfort of the ship. In addition, there are natural history tour guides and a travel concierge for excursions. Led into the Amazon by a professional guide, guests observe colorful birds and other rainforest dwellers. In addition, they visit river communities for intercultural encounters.