Day 1: Lima / Iquitos
Transfer from the Hotel in Lima to the airport.
AM – Flight Lima / Iquitos.
AM – Arrival in Iquitos and transfer to the city of Nauta by paved road in a private car. We will see small local villages along the way consisting of farmers nearby the hard road. The trip will last for approximately one hour and forty five minutes. We will visit the old city of Nauta and walk the streets where we can see the rustic houses built with mud. These are the oldest houses in the city.
From there we will take the boat down the Marañon River to the Piranha Explorer Lodge (180 KM from Iquitos) near the lagoon and have a welcome drink of natural fresh typical fruits of the jungle. There, we will assign you a private room and provide you with information of our program. Then we will take a canoe ride to the “Anaconda Cocha” lake.
Next we will have a lunch of typical jungle food, and go for a walk in the primary jungle where we will learn of plants in the area. We will discuss trees such as the Capirona, Capinuri, Chonta, Cercropias, Mohena and the biggest tree Lupuna or Ceiba Pethandra. You will appreciate the many different types of bird species and local wildlife in this area like McCaws, Parrots, Wld Ducks, Horned Screamer, Amazon Kingfisher etc.
Then we will return to the lodge for dinner and a brief explanation of the night excursion by canoe. Finally we are off to see the Caymans and other nocturnal species.
Return from the night excursion to a night in the peaceful lodge
Day 2: Pink Dolphin
We will go for an early walk in the jungle to see Monkeys and Squirrels in their natural habitat and return for breakfast.
After breakfast we will go on a motorboat excursion to the Marañon and Ucayali Rivers where the Amazon River is born and navigate to the village of “Grau” to ascend a forty meter tower to view the union of the two rivers and see first hand the birth of the mighty Amazon River.
From there we will travel to the blackwater of the Yarapa River tributary of the Amazon River for more viewing of the legendary Amazon Pink Dolphin. Lunch will be provided aboard the boat, next we will visit the village of “Castilla” to learn about the daily life of these indigenous people.
From there, we will visit the farmers plantations, the villagers are “Mestizos Indians” and originate from the Jivaro tribes who are dedicated to make handicrafts that could be bought or traded with objects that tourists bring with them. After, we will observe the sunset on the Amazon River and return to the lodge for dinner.
The guide will tell you when dinner will be prepared and what you will be eating. We will take a night walk in the jungle to learn about the nocturnal insects of the jungle like the Batracios and other nocturnal species.
You will spend the night in the lodge.
Day 3: Camping
Very early we will take a canoe ride to the lagoon of “Anaconda Cocha” and observe many various species of birds in their natural habitat. Next, we will return to the lodge for breakfast. After breakfast, you can spend time fishing for Piranha or other species of fish like Catfish, Tucanare, Bujurquis, Acarahuiasu, and Sardines in the lagoon closer to the lodge.
The fish will be caught with typical fishing poles used by the native people. After fishing, we will return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch we will walk through the jungle, There we will camp in the jungle using mosquito nets closer to the shores of the lagoon. Nocturnal fishing with typical fishing equipment used by the indeginious people. The, another night time nature walk and follow the guides indications of local jungle survival.
Then return to camp for dinner and spend one night camping in the jungle.
Day 4: Medicinal Plants
Breakfast early and an explanation about survival in the jungle using our skills and knowledge of the jungle. Our guides will explain to you about the local medicinal plants and the preparation and use of these herbs.
We will return to the lodge for lunch and take a canoe ride in the lagoon. You will spend the afternoon relaxing near the lagoon and observing the enormous Lilly pads nearby. Next we will have dinner and stay that night in the lodge.
You will spend a relaxing evening in the lodge discussing what you have learned.
Day 5: Cayman Lake
Breakfast, and then a walk to visit the nearby “Cayman Lake” and observe the different species of animals. There you will see the high jungle.
Next we will return to the lodge for lunch, just in time to return to the city of Nauta. From there we will return to the city of Iquitos by car and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Iquitos.
Day 6: Iquitos / Lima
Breakfast in the morning, and free day in Iquitos. At the certain time transfer from the Hotel to the airport.
PM – Flight Iquitos / Lima
PM - Arrival in Lima, and transfer to the Hotel
- Flight Tickets Lima / Iquitos / Lima
- 03 nights of accommodation in Lodge
- 01 night camping
- 01 night at the Hotel Victoria Regia or similar in Iquitos + breakfast
- Professional bilingual guide
- All meals in the jungle
- Tours in the jungle
- Transfers in Lima and Iquitos
- Tax and service
Not included :
- Airport Taxes
- Meals in the City
Price per person in US Dollars based in double occupancy :$765.00