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Latin Trails recently announced the introduction of the Pacaya Samiria wildlife cruise. Tour operators and travel agents can send their clients on a 4 or 5 day cruise on board the expedition company’s newest riverboat, the 8-passenger M/V Cattleya. This exclusive riverboat has completed its navigation trials and offered it’s maiden voyage under the Latin Trails flag on January 26, 2015.
This intimate Amazon river adventure begins and ends in the Peruvian Amazon city of Iquitos, exploring in depth the Pacaya Samiria wildlife reserve, known as one of the largest protected areas in all of the Amazon river basin. Highlights of this amazing journey include:
- Visiting the birth of the mighty Amazon, the meeting of the waters occurs at the concurrence of the Marañon and Ucayali rivers.
- Sightings of river dolphins, caiman’s, birdlife, monkeys and even jaguars are a possibility
- Hiking under the canopy of primary forest
- Exploration of small streams and oxbow lakes on board private skiffs
- Peruvian fine dining with wine included at all meals
- Guided shore excursions
- Visits to local communities and experience of tribal life of the river people
- Visit to a Manatee nurturing and rescue center
Guest can enjoy a carefree exploration of the natural wonders of the rainforest as they navigate the Amazon tributaries enjoying Cattleya’s distinct amenities, including the spacious staterooms with River views through panoramic windows, King size beds and private facilities. Guests also enjoy Peruvian gourmet cuisine in a single seating, while surrounded by panoramic views of the rainforest.
“It is one of the most intimate expedition style river cruises in the world” said Marcel Perkins, CEO, Latin Trails. “With this new program, we can enhance the meaning of privacy for FIT travel. It will allow our guests to enjoy nature one to one”.
Latin Trails is searching for tour operator and travel agent partners to feature the M/V Cattleya in their tour packages to the public. Early adopters will receive brochure support and will be awarded top tier comission contracts. Fam trips are available for eligible agents. In order to facilitate bookings for the travel industry Latin Trails has partnered with the receptive tour operator community in Peru, agents have the choice of booking direct with Latin Trails or they can go through their current DMC partner in Peru.
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