Day 1: Lima / Iquitos
Transfer from the Hotel in Lima to the airport.
AM – Flight Lima / Iquitos
Arrival in Iquitos and reception in the airport, transfer R/T brief city tours. Transfer to the main harbor to meet our speed boat in order to visit the floating houses in the district of “Belen”, located on the edge of the Itaya river, continue traveling down the Amazon River to arrive at our ecological reserve. Reception with typical welcome drink, and accommodation in the bungalows (all with private bathrooms), typical lunch followed by a trek into the forest to see medicinal plants and the wild life of the reserve. Depending on the weather, we may see the Sunset before a night jungle walk to hear the sound of the tropical rain forest animals and the see various nocturnal insects and frogs. Dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Native Yagua
Early canoe ride for birdwatching in their natural habitat of the “Shansho lagoon” our biological area. Breakfast, and visit to the native etnia “Yagua” to see their native customs and hear their own dialect, demonstration of old way of typical hunting with the “Pucuna” or Blowgun”. Possibility to buy or trade handy crafts before a typical lunch. After lunch, a tour on the Amazon river visiting a native who preserves some varieties of animals like: sloths, monkeys, turtles, caimans (alligators), the famous Anaconda and red tail Mantona boa “Constrictor, (non poisonous!). Amazon Sunset, nocturnal excursion in canoe by the lagoon with possibility of observing Caimans.
Dinner and over night.
Day 3: Hatchery paiche - Caymans
Dawn on the banks of the Amazon River on the island birding by canoe or boat father.
Breakfast. Tour the Amazon River and visit the private hatchery Paiche (Arapaima gigas), biggest fish in freshwater also observe alligators of various sizes. Walk through the small town. Knowing part of their daily work. Return to over night. Canoe tour through a tax, especially for photographs. Dinner -. Dinner and over night
Day 4: Iquitos / Lima
Breakfast and canoe ride in the Lagoon Shansho lagoon to the giant ‘Victoria Regia’ water lilies, with a billingual guide experienced in ecology. We visit another lake to fish for piranhas, cat fish, fresh water sardines, after which we will return to the Lodge and have a typical buffet lunch with your bilingual guide. Back to Iquitos and transfer 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 the jungle lodge
- Professional bilingual guide
- All meals
- Tours in the jungle
- Transfers in Lima and Iquitos
- Tax and Service
Not included :
Price per person in US Dollars based in double occupancy :$530.00