Today you are transferred to Lima airport for your flight to Iquitos, a 45 minute flight away.Embarkation and Check-in. From the moment you step on board, you will enjoy the M/V Aquas atmosphere of low-key luxury. As you settle into your handsomely appointed, over-sized suite, you will feel the vessel begin to move; the beginning of one of the great adventures of your life. Stand on the Upper Deck to take in the view, as the M/V Aqua leaves Iquitos behind.Over the next four days, you will also sail along the largest tributaries of the Amazon, as well as on the mighty Amazon itself. You are embarking on a spectacular adventure, to a place visited by only a few of even the most experienced world travelers. Approximately 8:00pm Safety Drill and Briefing on the Top Deck. Before dinner we will perform a routine safety drill. Then its into the air-conditioned lounge, where you will learn about life onboard, and will have the first of the nightly briefings about your adventure to follow. You will meet the naturalist guides and the cruise director, who will use video, photos, and maps to explain the details of your adventure to follow. Approximately 8:30 Welcome Dinner. Sit down, relax, sample some fine South American wine, and enjoy the truly world-class cuisine, created by Executive Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino, whose restaurant, Malabar, is one of the best in all of Lima. Schiaffinos recipes, with their imaginative use of local products fruits, fish, spices makes every meal a delightful adventure. (The menu always offers choices, including a vegetarian option.) Toast the beginning of a beautiful journey.Perhaps enjoy a nightcap on the Upper Deck, under the stars, before retiring.