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Price Guide
10 Nights - £4,145pp

Flight Inclusive Price from UK

Tour Info
  • International flights from the UK
  • Domestic flights
  • 3 nights Quito
  • 7 nights Amazon Cruise
  • All transfers

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MV Anakonda Amazon Cruise

MV Anakonda

MV Anakonda

Stylish Cabins

Stylish Cabins



Spacious Bathrooms

Spacious Bathrooms



Dining Area

Dining Area

Al Fresco Dining

Al Fresco Dining

Lounge Area

Lounge Area

Cruise the Amazon

Cruise the Amazon

Learn and Discover

Learn and Discover


Explore the mighty Amazon rainforest on the Napo River, bordering Ecuador, Colombia and Peru.

Your base willl be the very comfortable and stylish M/V Anakonda with spacious en-suite staterooms, excellent cuisine, and contemporary public areas.

For those who have experienced a Pandaw River Cruise in Asia, the M/V Anakonda is a Pandaw vessel - designed especially for cruising this kind of river setting.

It offers wide observation decks from which to admire the endlessly fascinating fauna and flora of the rainforest.

Each day on the river reveals wonderful encounters with living nature and visits to local tribes and villages.

Discover the Yasuní (the largest of Ecuador’s continental National Parks), a wild and untamed region in the heart of the Ecuadorian Rainforest.

Climb observation towers with unique perspectives of the forest and explore backwater rivers escorted by otters and turtles.

Enjoy guided walking tours into the forest and discover about the wonderful flora that makes up magnificent Ecuadorian Amazonia.

At a glance

  • International flights from the UK
  • Domestic flights
  • 3 nights Quito
  • 7 nights Ecuadorian Amazon Cruise
  • Full Board (Ecuadorian Amazon Cruise)
  • All activities included
  • Transfers included

Day 1: Fly UK to Quito

Fly from the UK to Quito.

On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Enjoy an afternoon walking tour in Quito’s old town, declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1978.

Visit San Francisco Church and its spectacular cobblestone square, Independence Plaza.

Take a peek inside the Presidential Palace and visit the main Cathedral.

Overnight Quito. Breakfast included.

Day 2: Otavalo

After breakfast, enjoy a morning visit to Otavalo, famous for its market selling distinctive and colourful textiles.

Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure in Quito.

Overnight Quito. Breakfast included.

Day 3: Quito – Coca Napo River

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for a short flight to Coca.

On arrival, transfer to the dock for a motorized canoe journey down river (about 1 hour) to board the M/V Anakonda for your 7-night cruise.

Settle into your ship as she sails downstream though the lush, green beauty of the rainforest.

Enjoy an evening walk after sunset to discover the forest’s nocturnal activity and the sounds of nature.

Overnight on board the M/V Anakonda. All meals and activities included. 

Day 4: Border with Peru

After breakfast, enjoy a morning excursion into the tropical rainforest.

Learn about the relationship between plants and animals and Amazonia’s fascinating biodiversity.

After lunch, the M/V Anakonda navigates to one of the most pristine and little explored sections of Ecuadorian Amazonia, home to the legendary pink river dolphin, black caiman and anaconda.

You may also find river turtles, monkeys, the primitive Hoatzin, a rare bird locally known as "the Stinky Turkey".

Exploration of this flooded ecosystem is by guided canoe (a guide does the paddling).

Overnight on board the M/V Anakonda. All meals and activities included. 

Day 5: Villages & River Islands

After breakfast, stop at a local village and visit a school located on the banks of the Napo River.

Learn about the educational system and the lives of this remote jungle community in Ecuador.

Sail upstream, enjoy a lecture and documentary and in the afternoon explore one of the largest river islands of the Napo River.

Overnight on board the M/V Anakonda. All meals and activities included. 

Day 6: Limoncocha Biological Reserve – Observation Tower

After breakfast, visit an observation tower, 100-feet high, built against a giant kapok tree.

The top of the tower, looming over the treetops offers a unique perspective of the rainforest and the vastness of the Amazon Basin.

In the afternoon visit Limoncocha Biological Reserve, a fascinating protected area where more than 478 bird species and several monkey species have been recorded.

This activity will extend into the evening, when you will have a chance to spot black caiman with the help of flashlights. Return to the M/V Anakonda for dinner.

Overnight on board the M/V Anakonda. All meals and activities included.

Day 7: Indillama River & Yasuni National Park

After breakfast take a tour by local kayak through one of the Napo River’s tributaries, the Indillama River, which leads to Yasuni National Park.

Here you will get the chance to spot indigenous wildlife and enjoy the hypnotic sounds of the Amazon.

Overnight on board the M/V Anakonda. All meals and activities included.  

Day 8: The Pañacocha Biological Corridor

After breakfast, continue downstream to the Pañayacu River Delta and take a canoe trip to experience the sights of this fascinating reserve.

This area of the river is home to Pink River Dolphins, Common Squirrel Monkeys and much more.

Pañacocha (Piranha Lake, in Quechua) is an eco-system flooded by white waters.

The rivers and lakes here are the perfect habitat for Piranha, as well as Water Monkey Fish (Arawana) and White Caiman.

After a refreshing swim (for the courageous!), enjoy a delicious Amazon-style BBQ meal and refreshing drinks at a nearby camp site.

In the afternoon head out on exploratory trails into the rainforest, and return on board for dinner.

Overnight on board the M/V Anakonda. All meals and activities included. 

Day 9: Parrot’s Clay Licks

After breakfast visit one of the most amazing spectacles in this region of Amazonia - a parrot lick.

Unique pools of mud become rich in minerals and attract hundreds of parrots, parakeets and amazons every day, a remarkable spectacle.

Continue to the Sani Warmi Kichwa Interpretation Centre, where a group of Kichwa women will divulge their customs and explain aspects of their cuisine and everyday life.

They have created the centre in order to showcase their culture, and it provides a unique opportunity to learn about Amazonian lifestyles along the Napo River.

You will also have the opportunity to buy crafts, local products and souvenirs if you wish.

After lunch, stop at the Yakukawsay Kichwa Interpretation Centre and end the day's activities with an interesting evening walk through the forest (depending on accessibility, river water levels and weather conditions).

Overnight on board the M/V Anakonda. All meals and activities included. 

Day 10: Quito

After breakfast, disembark and transfer by motorized canoe to Coca for your flight back to Quito, where you will be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight Quito. Breakfast included.

Day 11: Fly to UK

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.

Day 12: Arrive in UK

Arrive back in the UK.

The Anakonda Amazon River Cruise is the only luxury ship in the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest.

It was built to make the experience of the Amazon the most comprehensive and unique adventure possible.

Its eighteen suites feature ample sitting areas and large comfortable beds.

The vessel comes complete with an expansive observation deck, outdoor Jacuzzi and an al fresco lounge, ideal for cocktails, relaxation, reading or simply enjoying the spectacular view.

The vessel also features 3 canoes for guest transportation to land excursions and activities.

There are 10 kayaks, hammocks, naturalist tour leaders and a travel concierge. 

This is an unforgettable and once in a life time experience!


Accommodation Facilities

  • Up to 40 passengers with private facilities
  • 4 Deluxe Suites with private balconies
  • 14 Standard Suites (4 interconnected)
  • All outside-facing with large panoramic windows
  • All in-suite sitting areas
  • All with air conditioning system
  • Full sized beds that can be converted to a queen-sized bed
  • Bathroom with shower, toilet, sink, cabinet, hairdryer and a basket of toiletries
  • Hot water available 24-hours

Dining Facilities

  • Local master chef
  • Buffet breakfast, seated menu lunch and dinner
  • Vegetarian Options and special diet menu upon request
  • Complimentary coffee, water, tea
  • Welcome drink
  • Farwell dinner

M/V Anakonda Facilities

  • Bar - lounge area
  • Indoor dining room
  • Outside "al fresco" dining area
  • Sundeck and outdoor hot tub
  • Boutique

2016 - 17 Price Guide:

  • 10 nights from £4,345 pp


  • International Flights
  • Domestic Flights
  • All transfers
  • 3 nights accommodation - Quito
  • 7 nights accommodation - M/V Anakonda
  • Full Board (when on cruise)
  • All activities

Not included:

  • All drinks
  • Tips
  • Community contribution ($70)
  • Wi-Fi (on the M/V Anakonda)

This is a guide price only, based on travel in low season.

Prices will vary according to availability of airfares on the dates of travel and seasonal hotel and airfare surcharges.

Please ask us for any current special offers.

10 nights Pandaw Cruise - The Ecuadorian Amazon:

  • Price from £4,345 pp

This is a guide price only, based on travel in low season.

Prices will vary according to choice of hotel and seasonal airfare and hotel surcharges. Please ask us for any current special offers.

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