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5-Day Amazon Wildlife Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Camping, Dolphin Encounter

  • Duration

    5 Days

  • Activity Level

    Medium

  • Language

    English, Spanish

Description

Sail along the river Maranon and Ucayali where the Amazon River is born, and see the pink dolphins. It lies in the buffer zone of the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, where piranha fishing can be done. Explore other plants and animals found here that includes caiman, different species of birds, monkeys, batrachians, medicinal plants. What else? You can also canoe through the river!

  • Day 1 : Nauta - Amazon jungle expand_more
    • At 7:30 am we leave for the town of Nauta, via the highway, in a private car. The ride takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, in which we pass many interesting places, small villages and communities, nature and a bridge going over the river Itaya

    • From Nauta, we take a 2 - hour boat ride by a ‘peque-peque’ to our lodge. During this journey, we will see the union of the Maranon and Ucayali rivers where we can appreciate the birth of the majestic Amazon River. Here, depending on the season, we can observe the mystical pink dolphins of the Amazon

    • Next, we pass a small town of Puerto Miguel and on to the union of Yarapa and Cumaceba creeks where our lodge is located 

    • At arrival, we show you to your accommodation and give you a full tour of the lodge

    • You will enjoy a typical lunch with fruits of the region, according to the season

    • In the evening, we take a canoe ride on the Cumaceba creek for a chance to observe species of birds, monkeys and the funny and curious sloths

    • We return to the lodge for a delicious dinner

    • After dinner, we take a night walk in the Amazon jungle to look for insects, batrachians, spiders, tarantulas and species of frogs

  • Day 2: In the Amazon Jungle expand_more
    • After breakfast, we take a walk in the primary jungle for another opportunity to see birds, monkeys and other wildlife like butterflies, termites and leaf-cutter ants

    • We will also look for medical plants and your guide will explain the importance and different uses of these medicinal plants. For added fun, you can swing on the lianas, climb the roots and branches of the giant trees and drink water stored inside a branch of a tree

    • At midday, we enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by our excellent cook

    • In the afternoon, will look and learn about the different food plants of the region, including the tropical fruit called Hutto

    • After our delicious dinner in the lodge, we take a canoe ride to find the impressive caimans

    • Depending on our luck, our guide will catch a small-sized Caiman and show you how to hold it safely

    • You can enjoy holding the reptile for a few minutes before the guide releases it back in the water

  • Day 3: Loreto Region expand_more
    • We have an early breakfast before going out on the boat and spending a full day cruising the lakes and creeks, looking for wildlife like monkeys, birds, snakes and sloths

    • Lunch will be served deep in the jungle before returning to our lodge in the afternoon

    • After dinner, our guide will demonstrate how to fish with a typical spear of the Loreto Region

    • We will also learn to identify the sounds of insects and nocturnal birds

  • Day 4: Adventure in amazon expand_more
    • After breakfast, our native and bilingual guide of the area will give us a lesson on survival in the Amazon jungle

    • Those who wish may experience a full-day of camping in tents away from the lodge in the wild jungle. Those who wish to stay the night in the lodge may enjoy other activities like swimming, fishing, paddling on the boat, viewing the Amazon sunset or visiting the town of Puerto Miguel to learn about the customs and traditions of the inhabitants

  • Day 5: Birds, Fishes and Boating at Amazon expand_more
    • An early start to the day, we take a canoe ride at 6 am to look for different species of birds and fish for piranhas and other kinds of fish

    • We return to the lodge for breakfast and later visit a lake to see the great aquatic plant of the Amazon, the giant water lily pads

    • After lunch at the lodge, we return to Nauta by boat and back to Iquitos by car

    • Our service includes transfer to your hotel or the airport

What's Included
  • Pick up from the airport

  • Water and land transportation to and from the lodge

  • Lodging and meals at the lodge (all meals and even vegetarian food)

  • Camping equipment

  • Private guide (bilingual and native)

  • Hiking, bird watching, introduction to Medicinal plants

  • Dolphin watching and hiking, canoeing, piranha fishing and night excursion

What to bring
  • Long trousers

  • Shorts, sandals, long-sleeved shirts

  • Rain poncho sunglasses, camera, flashlight and batteries

  • Insect repellent, binoculars, sunblock hat or cap

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD USD---- 80.00
USD 80.00 / adult

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