Aqua Expeditions’ newly launched 20-suite luxurious river vessel, the Aqua Nera, efficiently accomplished its maiden voyage within the distant Peruvian Amazon from July 3 to July 10, 2021. Thirty-seven company sailed on three-, four- and seven-night explorations of the world’s most biodiverse rainforest, in an unique journey hosted by the corporate’s CEO and founder, Francesco Galli Zugaro.
Customized-designed by Vietnam-based architect and design agency Noor Studio, Aqua Nera has spacious indoor and outside lounges, a river-facing fitness center with the area’s first designer boxing nook, an statement deck, a billiards room, a non-public lounge with movie-screening services, a spa, and an out of doors plunge pool positioned on the bow of the ship for panoramic rainforest views.
The inaugural itineraries included encounters with unique wildlife and adventures starting from jungle walks, recognizing the Amazonian pink dolphins, piranha fishing, kayaking alongside the river’s slender black water tributaries, and extra. Excursions had been carried out in small teams, guided by Aqua Expeditions’ naturalists, who shared their pleasure in returning to nature after an extended pause in operations.
Peruvian chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino oversaw the delicacies for this unique departure. As consulting chef for Aqua Expeditions’ Amazon ships, he premiered Aqua Nera’s new “rainforest-to-table” menu, highlighting the contemporary, unique and largely unknown native produce of the Amazon rainforest, echoing the boutique luxurious expedition firm’s dedication to sustainability and supporting native producers.
Aqua Expeditions’ concentrate on sustainable tourism prevails within the building and design of Aqua Nera with using environment friendly power sources and recyclable progressive supplies throughout the vessel.
Good to know: A chosen onboard well being and security officer assured the compliance of Aqua Expeditions’ well being and security protocols all through the journey. All crew members had been COVID-19 examined for a number of days main as much as embarkation, in addition to company, who had been required to current proof of a unfavourable COVID-19 check outcome issued inside 72 hours of the departure. Aqua Expeditions was additionally capable of facilitate onboard pre-departure Antigen testing for departing company with outcomes made accessible onboard inside minutes. These protocols will proceed as an vital a part of Aqua Expeditions’ dedication to offering company with the last word expertise in security and luxury.
Aqua Nera can be accessible for personal rent, ranging from $153,000 for 40 company.