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Whats it Like to Cruise the Amazon River

What’s It Like to Cruise the Amazon River with Delfin?

I never expected to come back from the heart of the Amazon with such an impressive skill—yet here I am, returning to Boston as an expert in towel-animal folding. Turns out, even when you’re traveling far from civilization, some of the aspects of cruising still remain.

To cruise the Peruvian Amazon with Delfin Amazon Cruises, one must first get to Iquitos—the largest city in the world not accessible by road. You can arrive via boat or plane, but you’re not getting here by car. From Iquitos, it’s a nearly two-hour drive to get to Nauta, a small town that’s home to Delfin’s embarkation port for its three river cruise boats.

Delfin’s Amazon cruises give you just the right amount of “roughing it” (jungle walks, river swims, lack of Wi-Fi/cell service) cushioned by copious amounts of luxury (three-course local gourmet meals for lunch and dinner, king-sized beds with fine linens, and air-conditioning).

What’s It Like to Go on an Amazon River Cruise?

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Caroline Morse was hosted by Delfin Amazon Cruises on her trip to the Amazon. Follow her on Instagram TravelWithCaroline and on Twitter @CarolineMorse1 for photos from her adventure. For more information about Delfin Amazon Cruises, visit

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