QUITO, Ecuador, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Anakonda Amazon ship is a luxury river expedition vessel launched during the last months of 2013. It's by far, the most modern and unique luxury ship in the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest, where travelers can witness at first hand the mystics and marvelous wildlife of the Amazon river's ecosystem. Elegance, as well as comfort brought by this vessel during the trips and expeditions is the standard at all times.
The trip starts at the city of Coca located in the jungle region of Ecuador and where the amazing Amazon rainforest embraces most part of South America's territory. The ship departs from Coca's city harbor, sailing through the wide and long River of the same name and passing by 15 local communities allocated in the shores of the rivers rainforest.
The ship's physical features are composed of a 148 feet length, a Beam of 30 feet, a 5 feet draft, and a gross tonnage of 280 tons. It has a capacity of 40 passengers, and has available 18 cabins or suites with a surface of 215 square feet each. It's important to mention that each cabin has been designed with an outside facing large panoramic window, so that the traveler can perceive the surrounding of the rainforest from the comfort of his/her suite.
Amongst the safety devices available in the ship there are GPS tracking provided by the Ecuadorian Navy, Radio communication with a separate pack, satellite phone, life jackets, flares and signals, fire extinguishers, sprinklers and smoke detectors on each cabin.
Among the route services available, the traveler can choose between 4, 5 and 8 days itineraries and each one of them with a unique journey experience that will last in the individual's memory for ever, each itinerary option departs weekly. Expedition cruise programs on board the Anakonda can be viewed at: http://www.amazoncruise.net/anakonda
The Anaconda ship also provides three fiberglass ecologic canoes for random excursions around the small communities and spots to watch the wildlife at the national park.
Voyagers travel : www.amazoncruise.net - a recognized Amazon travel advisor - highly encourages its customers to take the 8 days itinerary, simply because it is the most complete of all, and include visits to the national parks such as the famous Yasuni, that nowadays is the spotlight on local and international news.
The current government has decided to exploit a tiny part of the Yasuni national park in order to get oil resources, as a mean to improve the country's infrastructure such as quality roads, hospitals and school, as well as, recognize for the first time, a significant percentage of the oil´s profit to the local communities located around the national park.
Before the world and the Ecuadorian Government could regret the massive intervention of human kind in the virgin natural environments of the Yasuni national park in the Amazon, it would be appropriate visiting and learning about this part of the world, as long as it is available, and the importance of its preservation for further generations.
Voyagers travel is the leading tour operator, specialized in organizing expeditions into the Amazon basin, for over 20 years Voyagers has lead trips into the Amazon regions of Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Bolivia and offers unique add on trips to the Galapagos Islands, Machu Picchu and other highlights of South America.
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