22253
Peru
Exploring the Biodiversity of Peru’s Amazon Rainforest
Experience the Peruvian Amazon from a riverboat on an in-depth voyage of discovery. Encounter rain-forest wildlife and visit traditional villages.
Rating (5)
Program No. 22253RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
4,395

At a Glance

Journey to the rarely-explored interior of the Peruvian Amazon on an in-depth voyage of learning and discovery. Set out aboard a modern riverboat along tributaries of the Amazon River to see caimans, river dolphins and myriad elusive birds. Visit traditional villages to learn about indigenous culture, folklore and art.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about the Amazon’s biodiversity as you spot monkeys, dolphins and colorful birds.
  • Witness a folkloric performance deep in the Amazon.
  • Walk through Lima’s colonial center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit a renowned pre-Columbian museum.

General Notes

During the cruise portion of this program, activities in the Amazon will be held in conjunction with Road Scholar program 21829 Two Worlds of Peru: The Inca Highlands and the Amazon. Your group leader will be available for individualized attention during activities for both groups as well as, the naturalists and crew on board the boat.
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