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5-Day Amazon Birdwatching Tour From Iquitos
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Bird Watching, Boating, Jungle Expedition

  • Duration

    5 Days

  • Activity Level

    Medium

  • Language

    English, Spanish

Description

Hike into the Amazon rainforest for an exhilarating five-day birdwatching experience, as you spot the best of nearly six-hundred bird species that flourish by the Amazon River system. No matter what time of year you choose to visit, you will get to see some special bird species, such as the Wattled Curassow. Experience the rainforest at its enthralling best, boat through mighty Amazonian rivers, and make wonderful memories in this unforgettable jungle expedition. 

Highlights
  • Travel by boat on vast Amazonian rivers
  • Hike through the Amazon rainforest
  • Spot spectacular bird species, such as Antbirds and Curassows 
  • Day 1: Arrival in Iquitos & River Tour expand_more
    • Meet your tour guide at the airport in Iquitos to begin your tour.

    • Drive in a private car for 45 minutes to San Joaquin de Omagua Village. 

    • Travel for 1 hour and 15 minutes by boat in the Amazon River and then in the Yanayacu River. Try and spot unique birds as you make your way downstream. 

    • Return to your lodge after your first day of birdwatching. 
  • Day 2: Birdwatching in the Jungle expand_more
    • Have a sumptuous breakfast and leave for the jungle to spot endemic birds. Make sure to let your guide know what you wish to see, and he will take you to where you can find the birds on your Amazon list.

  • Day 3: Birdwatching around the Amazon River expand_more
    • Make your way to the main Amazon River after breakfast.

    • Enjoy the day's birdwatching. You may see various bird species such as Antbirds and Curassows. 

  • Day 4: Yanayacu River & Hiking Expedition expand_more
    • Leave early from your lodge and explore the Yanayacu River.

    • Hike in the primary forest as you keep an eye out for more spectacular birds along the river and its tributaries.

  • Day 5: Departure expand_more
    • Take a short boat ride or a quick hiking trip in the jungle, depending upon your flight time. 

    • After breakfast or lunch, take the boat and transfer back to the airport or your hotel in Iquitos.

What's Included
  • Transport from and to the airport

  • All meals

  • Professional English and Spanish-speaking Iquitos tour guide

  • Your choice of excursions

  • Rubber boots for all the excursions

What's Excluded
  • Flights to Iquitos

  • Drinks or any liquors

  • Laundry

  • Souvenirs

  • Tips


What to bring
  • Light-weight clothing that breathes and easily sheds moisture (not cotton). Take one set of clothes for each day.

  • Long pants are recommended for jungle walks and insect prevention.

  • Long or short sleeve shirts. Long sleeve shirts aren’t as cool but protect better from insects.

  • Long socks for insect prevention

  • Hat for sun protection

  • 1 – 2 pairs of comfortable walking or hiking shoes (rubber boots are provided for some excursions)

  • Insect repellent containing 20 – 30 % DEET. Many times there will be very few mosquitoes and insects. Other times there will be many. Take a small bottle that you can keep in your pocket for use when needed.

  • Light, inexpensive poncho or raincoat

  • Plastic bag for dirty clothes.

  • Sunscreen

  • Camera equipment, high-quality cameras, and lenses or compact cameras, whatever suits you

  • Dry bag or other water protection (at least a Ziploc bag)

  • Battery charger

  • Flashlight (headlamps are usually the best)

  • Personal toiletries

  • Personal medications

  • Sandals or leisure shoes for around the lodge

  • Binoculars

Know before you go
  • For the birdwatching tour, the schedule could change depending on the weather conditions and the time of your flight.

  • All expeditions and excursions are based in safe places; malaria, dengue, and zika have not been reported in any of the areas of operation.

Meeting Point

Iquitos, Peru

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Starting From

From

USD USD---- 290.00
USD 290.00 / adult

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