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Aria Amazon Review

4.5 / 5.0
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15 reviews

Perfect from beginning to end!

Review for Aria Amazon to South America
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2018

The guides have to take top slot here, they were absolutely excellent, hugely knowledgeable about the local flora and fauna and organised some amazing and interesting excursions in the skiffs. On one occasion we nearly landed a 7m Anaconda - all very exciting!! The crew were always on hand every day to ensure we were sprayed with mosquito protection before departure and to welcome us back with a cold drink. Catering staff, Robinson in the bar and housekeeping were all first class and very courteous. Breakfast was superb, lunch good but dinner a little hit and miss - great on one evening, not bad on two and definitely not that good on one; the house wines were all perfectly acceptable. Although in the rainy season we rarely had problems during the entire 4 days. On our last night the crew and guides organised a video of our trip and ended the evening with a few songs and music with one chap who stood out above all the others with an instrument similar to a banjo - he was the housekeeper!! A brilliant time was had by all.

If you have the time it's worth spending a day or so in Iquitos - the people are very friendly and there are one or two very nice bars and restaurants to help you acclimatise before embarking on the amazing experience.

Would we go again - most definitely!! A great big thank you to the entire team.

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Cabin Upper Deck

Good size room with wall to wall windows affording excellent views. Excellent shower with constant hot water.Comfortable A/C. Reasonable space for clothes with bags being stored under the bed.

Port Reviews


We were collected from our hotel and taken to the Port - all very efficient and no fuss.

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