MV Anakonda Amazon River Cruises

4, 5 or 8 Days - from AUD$2434 / pp in Twin Cabin

Countries visited : Equador

TOTAL DAYS : 4, 5 or 8 Days

STARTS IN : Coca

ENDS IN : Coca

Highlights : Amazon Jungle , Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve , Dolphin Sighting , Napo River , Native Community , Yasuni Nat. Park

TRANSPORT : Boat

The M/V Anakonda was completed in 2013 and has its port in Coca, Ecuador. It is a river cruise ship with a length of 45Mters and a width of 9Meter. It has 20 suites; 4 deluxe with balcony and 4 with connecting door for those passengers with small families.

All suites feature panoramic windows, furniture, air conditioning, private bathroom with shower and hairdryer.

The ship has various public facilities available such as the sun deck with its sun loungers and hot tubs, a bar lounge, dining room, and terrace. It has been designed to look and feel as if you are in a stylish, modern and elegant room, with lots of seating and large windows.

For the excursions, there are three major launch boats available and on board a team of 25 people care for you 24 hours a day

Route A – 4 Days

Day 1 – Sunday: Coca – Yasuní National Park
Upon arrival into the airport you will be meet and transferred to the dock of the Napo River; travel by a motorized canoe downstream for an hour and a half to where the M/V Anakonda Amazon River Cruise is waiting to commence it course. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and marvel at the first impressions of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Lunch will be served as the Cruise cruising along the Napo River. After lunch get familiarised with the facilities on board as well as enjoying the beautiful scenery that you will be passing. Tonight after dinner, participate in a night walk excursion to discover the mysterious Amazonian world by observing nocturnal insects, amphibians and animals that are active at night.

 

Day 2 – Monday: Visit the Biological Reserve Pañacocha
After breakfast continue sailing downstream to reach the river Pañayacu (Piranha River). Board your motorised canoe as we sail further into the river to observe the protected forest and its inhabitants, here we may be lucky in seeing the pink river dolphins, as well as getting to see some of the agile monkeys, sloths and more. This river is a safe haven for piranhas because of the ecosystem with its flooded sewage and abundance of the arapaima fish, turtles, alligators and white charapas, ideal for their survival. If you dare why not take a refreshing swim in the piranha lake and then enjoy a delicious barbecue Amazonian style, accompanied by delicious tropical drinks at a nearby camp. In the afternoon return to Anakonda. Dinner and briefing about next day’s activities, will done aboard.

 

Day 3 – Tuesday: Whitewater rivers & Yaku Kawsay in Yasuni National Park
After breakfast, leave for a biodiversity adventure of the Amazon forest, once on land and after a short drive, visit the Water Museum Amazonia ( Yaku Kawsay ) which displayed the vast aquatic variety of wildlife that lives in the Amazon, then return back to the Anakonda for lunch. In the afternoon, you may wish to spend time on the cruise ship of join one of the activities available for this day such as white-water kayak or take a motor canoe ride to explore once again the rainforest and the wildlife that inhabits it. At join in on a night watching excursion, depending on weather conditions, river levels, etc.

 

Day 4 – Wednesday: Depart Coca
This morning after breakfast, say goodbye to your crew and captain as you board your motorised canoe to the city of Coca for the flight back to Quito.

**Please NOTE: The boat ride upstream will take around two hours to Coca. Make sure you book your flight back to Quito no earlier than mid-day **

 

Route B – 5 Days

Day 1 – Wednesday: Coca – Yasuní National Park
Upon arrival into the airport you will be meet and transferred to the dock of the Napo River; travel by a motorized canoe downstream for an hour and a half to where the M/V Anakonda Amazon River Cruise is waiting to commence it course. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and marvel at the first impressions of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Lunch will be served as the Cruise cruising along the Napo River. After lunch get familiarised with the facilities on board as well as enjoying the beautiful scenery that you will be passing. Tonight after dinner, participate in a night walk excursion to discover the mysterious Amazonian world by observing nocturnal insects, amphibians and animals that are active at night

 

Day 2 – Thursday: Border with Peru / Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve
After breakfast we travel to the banks of the Napo River to meet the native inhabitants of the Amazon and learn about their culture, lifestyles, worldview, and how they coexist with nature and preserving wealth in this ecosystem. After lunch, return back to the ship as we begin to cruise the waters of the river Aguarico border with Peru , upstream to one of the most pristine ecosystems sewage and unexplored region; home to pink dolphins, black caiman, piranhas and the puzzling anaconda. In this vast vegetation of the river banks, you will see many species of Amazonian wildlife, including birds of many colours and exotic such as macaws, orioles, kingfishers, herons, parrots and toucans. Here we will also see the red howler monkeys, squirrel monkeys, black tamarind, and sloths, among other exotic animals that inhabit this green world teeming with life. In the evening, your guide will talk more in depth about life in the Amazon as well as going through the next day’s itinerary.

 

Day 3 – Friday: Flooded Forest – Monkey Island
This morning have your cameras ready for your very early morning optional excursion to see the colourful and exotic birds dancing around your surroundings, these species are usually very active early in the morning and they can be observed with good binoculars. Return to the ship for breakfast and then on with an excursion to the flooded forest – for a different Amazonian ecosystem – the flooded forest is generally inhabited by species of palms, and the most common of these is the ” palm bruise “, it is also home to many birds, primates and other species of reptiles, amphibians and insects. We will also visit an area where funeral urns dating from the seventeenth century can be found. After lunch we visit one of the largest sand islands in the Napo River. At night the more adventurous passengers go on their ‘glamping ‘ adventure, an amazing camping experience in the woods.

 

Day 4 – Saturday: Kury Muyo & Parrots Clay Lick
After a delicious breakfast, visit one of the indigenous communities inhabiting the banks of the Napo River, experience an interactive cultural with the residents of the community. Visit also their local markets to admire the beautiful work that is involved in making the handicrafts on for sale.

 

Afterwards we drive to a salting/clay lick for parrots, macaws and other birds. Be amazed by the different birdlife and their colours. We then make our way to the Limoncocha Biological Reserve, this site is a perfect example of the Amazonian mega, home to over 400 species of birds, a wide variety of fish, amphibians and reptiles.

 

In afternoon, enjoy a spectacular sunset and be on the lookout for the mythical black caiman in the waters of Lake Limoncocha . Return to the M/V Anakonda.

 

Day 5 – Sunday: Depart Coca
This morning after breakfast, say goodbye to your crew and captain as you board your motorised canoe to the city of Coca for the flight back to Quito.

**Please NOTE: The boat ride upstream will take around two hours to Coca. Make sure you book your flight back to Quito no earlier than mid-day **

Route C – 8 Days

 

Day 1 – Sunday: Coca – Yasuní National Park
Upon arrival into the airport you will be meet and transferred to the dock of the Napo River; travel by a motorized canoe downstream for an hour and a half to where the M/V Anakonda Amazon River Cruise is waiting to commence it course. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and marvel at the first impressions of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Lunch will be served during the cruising along the Napo River. After lunch get familiarised with the facilities on board as well as enjoying the beautiful scenery that you will be passing. Tonight after dinner, participate in a night walk excursion to discover the mysterious Amazonian world by observing nocturnal insects, amphibians and animals that are active at night.

 

Day 2 – Monday: Visit the Biological Reserve Pañacocha
After breakfast continue sailing downstream to reach the river Pañayacu (Piranha River). Board your motorised canoe as we sail further into the river to observe the protected forest and its inhabitants, here we may be lucky in seeing the pink river dolphins, as well as getting to see some of the agile monkeys, sloths and more.

 

This river is a safe haven for piranhas because of the ecosystem with its flooded sewage and abundance of the arapaima fish, turtles, alligators and white charapas, ideal for their survival. If you dare why not take a refreshing swim in the piranha lake and then enjoy a delicious barbecue Amazonian style, accompanied by delicious tropical drinks at a nearby camp. In the afternoon return to Anakonda. Dinner and briefing about next day’s activities, will done aboard.

 

Day 3 – Tuesday: Whitewater rivers & Yaku Kawsay in Yasuni National Park
After breakfast, leave for a biodiversity adventure of the Amazon forest, once on land and after a short drive, visit the Water Museum Amazonia ( Yaku Kawsay ) which displayed the vast aquatic variety of wildlife that lives in the Amazon, then return back to the Anakonda for lunch. In the afternoon, you may wish to spend time on the cruise ship of join one of the activities available for this day such as white-water kayak or take a motor canoe ride to explore once again the rainforest and the wildlife that inhabits it. At join in on a night watching excursion, depending on weather conditions, river levels, etc.

 

Day 4 – Wednesday: Pompeii – Napo River – Yasuni National Park
After breakfast, we visit a local community and their Butterfly center, a research study of several species of butterflies. We return to Anakonda for lunch and in the afternoon enjoy a walk through the woods from the mainland, where we can see the different layers of the forest of the Amazon basin. After dinner, we will have the option of the nocturnal walk.

 

Day 5 – Thursday: Border with Peru / Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve
After breakfast we travel to the banks of the Napo River to meet the native inhabitants of the Amazon and learn about their culture, lifestyles, worldview, and how they coexist with nature and preserving wealth in this ecosystem. After lunch, return back to the ship as we begin to cruise the waters of the river Aguarico border with Peru , upstream to one of the most pristine ecosystems sewage and unexplored region; home to pink dolphins, black caiman, piranhas and the puzzling anaconda. In this vast vegetation of the river banks, you will see many species of Amazonian wildlife, including birds of many colours and exotic such as macaws, orioles, kingfishers, herons, parrots and toucans. Here we will also see the red howler monkeys, squirrel monkeys, black tamarind, and sloths, among other exotic animals that inhabit this green world teeming with life. In the evening, your guide will talk more in depth about life in the Amazon as well as going through the next day’s itinerary.

 

Day 6 – Friday: Flooded forest and Monkey Island
This morning have your cameras ready for your very early morning optional excursion to see the colourful and exotic birds dancing around your surroundings, these species are usually very active early in the morning and they can be observed with good binoculars. Return to the ship for breakfast and then on with an excursion to the flooded forest – for a different Amazonian ecosystem – the flooded forest is generally inhabited by species of palms, and the most common of these is the ” palm bruise “, it is also home to many birds, primates and other species of reptiles, amphibians and insects. We will also visit an area where funeral urns dating from the seventeenth century can be found. After lunch we visit one of the largest sand islands in the Napo River. At night the more adventurous passengers go on their ‘glamping ‘ adventure, an amazing camping experience in the woods.

 

Day 7 – Saturday: Kury Muyo & Parrots Clay Lick
After a delicious breakfast, visit one of the indigenous communities inhabiting the banks of the Napo River, experience an interactive cultural with the residents of the community. Visit also their local markets to admire the beautiful work that is involved in making the handicrafts on for sale.

 

Afterwards we drive to a salting/clay lick for parrots, macaws and other birds. Be amazed by the different birdlife and their colours. We then make our way to the Limoncocha Biological Reserve, this site is a perfect example of the Amazonian mega, home to over 400 species of birds, a wide variety of fish, amphibians and reptiles.

 

In afternoon, enjoy a spectacular sunset and be on the lookout for the mythical black caiman in the waters of Lake Limoncocha . Return to the M/V Anakonda.

 

Day 8 – Sunday:Depart Coca
This morning after breakfast, say goodbye to your crew and captain as you board your motorised canoe to the city of Coca for the flight back to Quito.
**Please NOTE: The boat ride upstream will take around two hours to Coca. Make sure you book your flight back to Quito no earlier than mid-day **

 

Route D – 8 Days

Day 1 – Wednesday:Coca – Yasuní National Park
Upon arrival into the airport you will be meet and transferred to the dock of the Napo River; travel by a motorized canoe downstream for an hour and a half to where the M/V Anakonda Amazon River Cruise is waiting to commence it course. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and marvel at the first impressions of the Ecuadorian Amazon. Lunch will be served as the Cruise cruising along the Napo River. After lunch get familiarised with the facilities on board as well as enjoying the beautiful scenery that you will be passing. Tonight after dinner, participate in a night walk excursion to discover the mysterious Amazonian world by observing nocturnal insects, amphibians and animals that are active at night

 

Day 2 – Thursday:Border with Peru / Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve
After breakfast we travel to the banks of the Napo River to meet the native inhabitants of the Amazon and learn about their culture, lifestyles, worldview, and how they coexist with nature and preserving wealth in this ecosystem. After lunch, return back to the ship as we begin to cruise the waters of the river Aguarico border with Peru , upstream to one of the most pristine ecosystems sewage and unexplored region; home to pink dolphins, black caiman, piranhas and the puzzling anaconda. In this vast vegetation of the river banks, you will see many species of Amazonian wildlife, including birds of many colours and exotic such as macaws, orioles, kingfishers, herons, parrots and toucans. Here we will also see the red howler monkeys, squirrel monkeys, black tamarind, and sloths, among other exotic animals that inhabit this green world teeming with life. In the evening, your guide will talk more in depth about life in the Amazon as well as going through the next day’s itinerary.

 

Day 3 – Friday:Flooded forest and Monkey Island
This morning have your cameras ready for your very early morning optional excursion to see the colourful and exotic birds dancing around your surroundings, these species are usually very active early in the morning and they can be observed with good binoculars. Return to the ship for breakfast and then on with an excursion to the flooded forest – for a different Amazonian ecosystem – the flooded forest is generally inhabited by species of palms, and the most common of these is the ” palm bruise “, it is also home to many birds, primates and other species of reptiles, amphibians and insects. We will also visit an area where funeral urns dating from the seventeenth century can be found. After lunch we visit one of the largest sand islands in the Napo River. At night the more adventurous passengers go on their ‘glamping ‘ adventure, an amazing camping experience in the woods.

 

Day 4 – Saturday: Kury Muyo & Parrot Clay Lick
After a delicious breakfast, visit one of the indigenous communities inhabiting the banks of the Napo River, experience an interactive cultural with the residents of the community. Visit also their local markets to admire the beautiful work that is involved in making the handicrafts on for sale.

 

Afterwards we drive to a salting/clay lick for parrots, macaws and other birds. Be amazed by the different birdlife and their colours. We then make our way to the Limoncocha Biological Reserve, this site is a perfect example of the Amazonian mega, home to over 400 species of birds, a wide variety of fish, amphibians and reptiles.

 

In afternoon, enjoy a spectacular sunset and be on the lookout for the mythical black caiman in the waters of Lake Limoncocha . Return to the M/V Anakonda.

 

Day 5 – Sunday: Pompeii – Napo River – Yasuni National Park
After breakfast, we visit a local community and their Butterfly center, a research study of several species of butterflies. We return to Anakonda for lunch and in the afternoon enjoy a walk through the woods from the mainland, where we can see the different layers of the forest of the Amazon basin. After dinner, we will have the option of the nocturnal walk.

 

Day 6 – Monday: Visit the Biological Reserve Pañacocha
After breakfast continue sailing downstream to reach the river Pañayacu (Piranha River). Board your motorised canoe as we sail further into the river to observe the protected forest and its inhabitants, here we may be lucky in seeing the pink river dolphins, as well as getting to see some of the agile monkeys, sloths and more. This river is a safe haven for piranhas because of the ecosystem with its flooded sewage and abundance of the arapaima fish, turtles, alligators and white charapas, ideal for their survival. If you dare why not take a refreshing swim in the piranha lake and then enjoy a delicious barbecue Amazonian style, accompanied by delicious tropical drinks at a nearby camp. In the afternoon return to Anakonda. Dinner and briefing about next day’s activities, will done aboard.

 

Day 7 – Tuesday:Whitewater rivers & Yaku Kawsay in Yasuni National Park
After breakfast, leave for a biodiversity adventure of the Amazon forest, once on land and after a short drive, visit the Water Museum Amazonia ( Yaku Kawsay ) which displayed the vast aquatic variety of wildlife that lives in the Amazon, then return back to the Anakonda for lunch. In the afternoon, you may wish to spend time on the cruise ship of join one of the activities available for this day such as white-water kayak or take a motor canoe ride to explore once again the rainforest and the wildlife that inhabits it. At join in on a night watching excursion, depending on weather conditions, river levels, etc..

 

Day 8 – Wednesday:Depart Coca
This morning after breakfast, say goodbye to your crew and captain as you board your motorised canoe to the city of Coca for the flight back to Quito.

 

**Please NOTE: The boat ride upstream will take around two hours to Coca. Make sure you book your flight back to Quito no earlier than mid-day **


PRICES

4 Days, Sun-Wed, Standard Suite

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Coca Cruise AUD$3651 AUD$2434 AUD$2069

4 Days, Sun-Wed, Deluxe Suite

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Coca Cruise AUD$4564 AUD$3043 On request

5 Days, Wed to Sun, Standard Suite

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Coca Cruise AUD$4564 AUD$3043 AUD$2586

5 Days, Wed to Sun, Deluxe Suite

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Coca Cruise AUD$5705 AUD$3803 Non Applicable

8 Days, Sun to Sun, Standard Suite

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Coca Cruise AUD$7302 AUD$4868 AUD$5728

8 Days, Sun to Sun, Deluxe Suite

Join in Category Single Double Triple
Coca Cruise AUD$9128 AUD$6085 Non Applicable

Prices per person in AU$. Not valid during local public holidays and special events.
All prices are as a guide only, please check with us for the latest prices.

Included:

  • River Transportation.
  • Accommodations in Single, Double or Triple Staterooms.
  • All Meals (B, L, D), snacks, etc.
  • Purified Water
  • Excursions in the forest (all kind).
  • Visits to Native Communities.
  • Excursions Leaders (Biologists, Zoologists, Botanists, etc).
  • Lectures by our Excursions Leaders.

Not included:

  • Airfare Quito/Coca/Quito, approx AU$203pp plus taxes
  • National Parks entrance fees US$30pp,
  • Parrots salt lick fee US$35pp.
  • Soft Drinks or alcoholic beverages
  • Optional Glamping night ~ $120pp
  • Airport Taxes
  • Cost of medical emergencies including evacuation
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenirs or additional services
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items not mentioned in the inclusions list.

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