Amazon Voyage

November 8, 2019 - November 17, 2019
Price starting at: $5,698

Beyond the inland port of Iquitos, the Amazon landscape changes dramatically from bustling frontier town to encompassing wilderness. Board the five-star riverboat Zafiro alongside other Wisconsin alumni to travel past the reaches of civilization and deep into the heart of the living rain forest. More than 1,300 species of birds, 40,000 plant species, grey and pink river dolphins, and an abundance of primates can be found in the lush, ever-changing jungle we know simply as “the Amazon.” Although outsiders rarely visit the villages scattered along the riverbanks, under the guidance of naturalists who were born and raised in similar villages, you are greeted like family while visiting local schools and a revered shaman.The luxurious Zafiro was chartered to offer unrivaled comfort — including sumptuous meals, spacious suites, and even a spa — while allowing you to responsibly travel farther into the ever-smaller waterways and increasingly remote corners of Peru’s Upper Amazon Basin. Read more