Cruising on the Delfin III in the Amazon
The Delfin III is the newest addition to the popular Delfin fleet of the Amazon cruise ships, which offer a fully inclusive cruising experience. The new vessel is actually the largest in Deflin fleet (with a capacity of 43 passengers). and has all the modern amenities of a luxury hotel. The cruise ship is beautifully finished with handmade Peruvian artifacts, hardwood floors and designer furniture.
A cruise in the Delfin III is undoubtedly the most comfortable way to explore the untouched corners of the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest which can’t be reached by road. On board the ship, you’ll be treated to an exquisite Amazon cuisine in an authentic and intimate setting.
The ship’s itineraries have been well planned and are set to offer guests a truly unforgettable experience. The Delfin III is set to begin the journey in a remote town of Nauta in Peru and will transport guests in great comfort deep into the Amazon forest, along Amazon River, to Ucayali River (Amazon’s largest tributary), and various other neighboring creeks. Each place is rich in cultural experiences, fascinating wildlife and lush rainforests. The ship is also equipped with 15 person skiffs for even further river exploration, and 2 person kayaks for exploring the creeks, lagoons and tributaries.
The modern and elegant vessel has 22 staterooms in 4 categories. On the first deck there are eight Fauna Suites with large panoramic windows and two Estuary Suites facing the ship’s front. The second deck is comprised of ten Flora Suites and the Amazonia Suite (which is the largest one of all). The top deck has a gorgeous indoor and outdoor lounge, a spa and gym, a sundeck with a plunge pool, and a well stocked bar. All of the rooms offer customized climate control, luxurious bed linens, daily housekeeping, Telescopes, a pillow menu, slippers and robes, hairdryers, safes, iron and ironing boards.
The public areas are luxurious and well appointed, and offer sweeping views of the rainforest. They include an exercise room, outdoor plunge pool, open air sun deck with a Jacuzzi, an outdoor lounge, dining room, and a rainforest spa, where the guests can receive relaxing wellness treatments which are inspired by the local healing traditions like coffee scrub and volcanic stone massages.
There are daily excursions to explore the Amazon river and rain forest. Guests can enjoy a wide selection of wildlife and bird watching excursions, canopy walks, hiking, trail walking and boat trips. They can also enjoy swimming with the rare pink river dolphins which can be found in the Amazon.