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4 Days Iquitos Exploration Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Nature, Camping, Canoeing

  • Duration

    4 Days

  • Activity Level

    Medium

  • Language

    English, Spanish

Description

Join this tour in the Peruvian Basin of the Amazon. Learn survival skills from the locals, go boating & fishing, do some forest camp time, hike through the forest and swim around the water bodies. Sail to the mighty Amazon River to the rivers Marañon and Ucayali and get a chance to swim with Pink Dolphins, learn about the properties of various medicinal plants, and witness anacondas, caimons and monkeys. 


Highlights
  • Swim with Pink Dolphins 
  • Sail through the breathtaking Amazon River 
  • Learn jungle survival techniques from the locals
  • Observe diurnal and nocturnal wildlife
  • Day 1: Arrive in Iquitos expand_more
    • Travel up the Mighty Amazon River to the rivers Marañon and Ucayali -the origin of the Amazon River from Iquitos.

    • Take a detour into the small tributary in the Yarapa River to arrive at our destination. This breathtaking journey is approximately 120 km.

    • Learn jungle survival techniques from the locals.

    • Discover the art of local crafts taught by the local people.

    • Share learning experiences and mingle with the local people.

  • Day 2: Fishing & Boating expand_more
    • Explore, camp out in the forest, watch pink dolphins, thousands of birds, butterflies, caiman, monkeys, macaws, parrots, toucans, herons, and many more. Canoe up small streams looking for wildlife, hike in the forest, learn from the local people, harmonize with nature.

    • Explore jet-black water streams to find caiman, anacondas and several kinds of monkeys that make appearances during our excursions such as Squirrel monkeys, Marmosets, Tamarinds, Black Saki monkeys, and the smallest primate in the world: the Pigmy Marmoset. If we are lucky, we can sometimes glimpse the endangered Red Huakari Monkey.

    • Boat to view rare birds such as Horned Screamers, Herons and Hawks.

  • Day 4: Bird Watching & Hiking expand_more
    • Bird-watch early in the morning to see parrots, toucans, macaws, and hundred of other colourful species.

    • Get a chance to swim with freshwater river Pink Dolphins.

    • Hike through the forest with a nature guide who will teach you the medicinal properties and uses of jungle plants.

  • Day 4: Camp Day expand_more
    • Canoe up small streams and lakes.

    • Take all-day/night boat excursions to view diurnal and nocturnal wildlife.

    • Explore and camp out in the forest.

What's Included
  • Transfer from/to the Airport

  • Land and river transportation

  • Expedition

  • Lodging in the jungle.

  • All meals

  • English speaking guide plus local guides

 

What's Excluded
  • Soda and alcoholic drinks

  • Personal expenses 

  • Tips and gratuities 
Know before you go
  • Pacaya Samiria National Reserve expeditions are also available for five days and more.
  • Go on the Requena - Tapiche River Camping expedition.  An area 230 kilometres away from Iquitos. One of the few areas where we can still find abundant animals like monkeys, iguanas, hundreds of different bird species like Macaws, parrots, toucans, hawks, and many more. Camp out around lakes where we can fish, swim, and spot alligators of different sizes, freshwater river pink dolphins. Or camp out on a high jungle (Terra Firme) where the forest is much higher and trees are taller and diverse.

Speciality Expeditions

  • Individuals or small groups can book speciality expeditions anytime, year-round.
  • Trips are tailored to suit your taste...you can request anything from a relaxing journey to an active adventure.
    Cost depends on the size of the group, itinerary, and length of time.

General Expedition

  • Either a personally customized or general-interest itinerary is available from our base camp.
Meeting Point

Iquitos, Peru

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Rosa-Bélinda

    C'etait ma plus belle expérience! La plus authentique, entourée de personnes merveilleuses! Merci pour tout encore! 

    C'est un paradis ce pueblo et quelle magie la Selva alalla je reviendrai!

     Mon experience avec l'ayawaska fût dingue j'ai eu la chance d'avoir des visions, la selva ma parlé ...

  • Nick
    My friends and I were very keen on having an authenticate Amazon experience. I was slightly concerned that I was not going to find an organized, english speaking guide for the adventure I was looking for. I was not interested in being apart of a typical gringo Amazon resort experience as I wanted to be immersed into the REAL Amazonian environment. I can honestly not have imagined it to have been any better than what I experienced with Joe. He will tailor the adventure to your needs and abilites. One minute I was holding a Cayman in my hand, fishing pirahnas from the river, learning about all the trees/plants and their uses, making our own beds in the jungle etc Joe is a legend and it was by far the best pàrt of South America that I could take away from traveling for two months. Outside of the fact that Joe is extremely educated in the ways of the jungle, he is highly respected from the native community as he travels from village to village, creating water filtration systems that prevent their families and children from getting sick by drinking contaiminated water. Joe is the Amazon.
  • Eileen
    Our purpose in the jungle was two fold: deliver medical care to local villages and to walk out alive. Joe helped us accomplish just that! With over 18+ years as a translator and guide with Amazon Promise, he also kept us safe and provided education on the local flora and fauna to make this trip one that was filled with a life time of memories. Kind, considerate and the ultimate professional, Joe in himself was a highlight of our trip. J&E
  • Sara
    My five day trip in the djungle with Jose was probably the best part of my trip in Peru. We saw (what feels like) everything. Jose is tranquil, generous, kind and happy. His interest for the djungle, the tropical animals and the nature makes him an excellent guide. Although he speaks fluent english and spanish, he had a lot of patience with my spanish. He took care of everything with the journey, he even helped me with tips for my coming travels in Peru after the five days were over. Jose knows a lot of villagers in the jungle because of his work with their water system. He is very much liked by everyone we met, and all his friends have been very greeting. My time in the djungel kan be described as filled with affection and peace of mind, and of course: marvel at the nature. The family with which we stayed were very generous and caring. The mother cooked amazing food and the father came with us out in the djungle to help navigate and find as many interesting things as possible. The children were great and very capable. The athmosphere was humorous, tranquil and cheerful. I really recommend contacting Jose. You will not regret it. /sara
  • aurelie
    Joe is a great person and an amazing guide,honest, respectful and friendly we had a lot of fun and he is very interesting ans knows a lot about the jungle and the animals. We will be back for sure as soon as possible :)
  • Clare
    I had an amazing time with Joe! He took me to stay in an awesome village in the jungle where I truly did have an authentic 'non-touristy' experience. The people there were all very nice and welcoming. I got to see 4 kinds of monkeys, Dolphins, many birds, long nosed bats and an alligator! Canoeing down the river both day and night was amazing and beautiful! Trekking through the jungle was an awesome experience also. I learnt a lot from Joe. He has a lot of knowledge to share! Thanks a lot for introducing me to so many great things Joe. I really appreciate it :)
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