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 II : Has fourteen large guest suites. Four Master Suites with 180ª panoramic windows, and ten Suites –four of which can be interconnected to accommodate families- providing all comforts of world-class suites, yet preserving the spirit of casual and refined elegance. The dining room on the second deck, the observation deck, bar, entertainment center, library, and the recently launched lecture room, spa room and exercise room, will be the perfect gathering place for all our guests. The departure days are: Sundays and Wednesdays.
Delfin II was renewed, we have added the Lecture room.
Date added extensions
Delfin II : 2014
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Delfin II : Lecture room and massage room.
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: 10 Suites
• Number of Luxury rooms: 4 Master Suites
• Number of rooms (keys) in all: 14 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