CEO Aldo Macchiavello We have river cruise ship ownerstaken personalized boutique travel and services one step beyond the ordinary. Launched in early 2006 by its founder and CEO Aldo Macchiavello, a former senior banker with 25 years experience in the financial sector, the company is the culmination of a long held dream shared by his wife Lissy Urteaga: to run a boutique travel business in their amazing country, Peru.
Luxury / Boutique
When authentic memories and meaningful experiences mean more to you than the expected, venture to discover the Amazon Rainforest in the most unique and personal style. Delfin Amazon Cruises is the pioneer upscale river cruise operator in the Upper Peruvian Amazon and we will take you on a magical journey of discovery.
History & Story
Delfin I : Offers just four elegant suites: Two Master suites with elongated private balconies, and two Deluxe Master Suites with a plunge pool in each of the private balconies. All of the suites have floor-to-ceiling windows, mini bars, an eating area –ideal for couples that would rather stay in the privacy of their cabin during dinner time- and a sitting area that includes a futon, where a child could comfortably sleep if needed. A variety of cocktails are included, as is the exquisite pairing of house wines during lunch and dinner. The departure days are: Mondays and Thursdays.
Delfin I was renewed with the actual 4 cabins.
Date added extensions
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Plunge pool in the Deluxe Master Suite, A private journey.
Pacaya Samiria National Reserve Iquitos Perú
Key sites/activities in the area
Deep in the Peruvian upper Amazon, Delfin Amazon Cruises’s, the Delfin I & and Delfin II, luxury vessels will take you into the world largest protected flooded forests, the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Whether in a 5 days or 4 days program, experienced guides will show you the immense biodiversity found on the area. In this Bird Watching haven, be ready to encounter the Howler Monkey, White Cayman, Iguanas, Sloths, and other rare species that can be viewed during the daily excursions. Voyages also include visits to native villages where friendly ribereños will welcome you in, Kayaking in a remote lagoon, opportunities to swim near pink river dolphins, fishing, paddle boarding, daytime hiking, and night safaris in the rain forest.
On board, guests can enjoy exquisite Amazonian-Peruvian cuisine, and its luxurious & comfortable private and common areas. Each vessel features wood-panel suites that are fitted with orthopedic mattresses, top of the line Peruvian Cotton linens, and eco-friendly toiletries.
Children from 7-11 years old, get 20% discount
• Number of suites: 2 Master Suites
• Number of Luxury rooms: 2 Deluxe Master Suites
• Number of rooms (keys) in all: 4 cabins
Restaurants & Bars
Food on board Gourmet Drinks included : Peruvian Pisco, Peruvian beer, National wine for meals Coffee, tea, water, soft drinks All inclusive plan