Iquitos on Amazon Lodge

4 Days 3 Nights

4 Days 3 Nights on Amazon Lodge

With more time you can have a deeper experience! Explore the Yanayacu basin and the Amazon River, and feel things and thoughts slow down at the pace of the longest river on earth.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Pickup from your accomodation or airport, Iquitos, Perú
DEPARTURE TIME Please be ready by 9:00 AM
RETURN TIME Approximately 5:00 PM. (3 days after departure)
WEAR Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots or shoes, hat, light jacket, sunglasses and sunscreen.
INCLUDED Professional bi-lingual guide (English/Spanish) Private transfer from airport

All ground transportation needed All boat transportation needed

Private lodge accomodation All entrance fees

All meals Self-service coffee and tea

First aid Rubber boots

Purified water All fishing equipment

NOT INCLUDED Airfare

Guide gratuity

Alcoholic drinks

All our tours are based on a minimum of 2 passengers. If you are a solo traveller please contact us for a price quotation.
If needed more flexible tours could be arranged, as well as special tours for honeymooners, big groups, students promotion and organizations.
We cater to vegetarians and encourage them by offering a 5% discount (per person) on the tour price. When you book make sure to let us know about your dietary preference to apply the discount. For non-vegetarians our meals include local fish, chicken or meat.
We try to keep a low usage of plastic so we would highly appreciate if you bring your own personal water container to be refilled.
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Day 1: Departure

Morning pickup from your accommodation or the airport in private car or mini-van (depending on group size) to arrive at the port town of Nanay-Bellavista. In our way there you will get a brief description of Iquitos city and some of his main attractions.
Departure by boat from Nanay port, making a stop to see the conjuction of Nanay river and Amazon river. Continue downriver for 30 minutes enjoying the beautiful landscapes and the possibility to see river dolphins (gray and pink), herons, turtles and many other species along with spectacular flora.
Arrive at Fundo Pedrito preservation center to see alligators, turtles and the biggest fish of the Amazon, paiche (Arapaima Giga). You will also see the victoria amazonica plant, the biggest of the water lilies in the world.
Continue navigation by boat to reach the rustic-style lodge.
Self-catering lunch made with local products, including fresh fruit juice. Vegetarian options available per request.
Boat expedition to the Neiser animal rescue center where you will get to know and play with macaws, parrots, coatis, sloths and a wide variety of monkeys: Wooly monkey, Squirrel monkey, Spider monkey among others. You will also be able to take a close look at the largest Boa in the world, the famous Anaconda, and the prehistoric turtle, the Mata Mata.
Enjoy a peaceful dawn at the Amazon river, and if we are lucky see some sweetwater dolphins.
Dinner at lodge.
Nocturnal hike looking for spiders, snakes, lizards, frogs or rodents, hearing the different sounds of nocturnal animals.
Overnight at lodge.

Day 2

We get up very early to see the sunrise and start our morning birdwatching expedition. This is the best time to see wildlife in his own habitat by the riverbank and inside the jungle.
Fresh breakfast with local fruit juice.
Visit to share with some members of one of the oldest indigenous groups in the Amazon, the Yahua tribe. You will get to know some of their songs and dances, practice your aim with the “cerbatana” (blow gun) and get the chance to contribute to their preservation by buying their hand-made handicrafts if you decide to do so.
Self-catering lunch at lodge.
We will take you by boat to try some artisanal piranha fishing, the way locals do it. The guide will instruct you, help you and provide you with all the equipment needed.
Dinner at lodge.
After dinner you can hear about some local tales, legends and amazonic mythology from our guide. If you prefer you can just chill in the hammocks and hear the sound of the jungle.
Overnight in lodge.

Day 3: Full day Yanayacu expedition

Fresh breakfast with local fruit juice.
We start our journey by boat to the Yanayacu ecosystem.
We will travel around the Yanayacu basin and immerse ourselves into the “Mirror of the Jungle” (named after the clear reflections on the water).  We will take a walking tour inside the “Kingdom of giant trees”, and if you keep attentive and carefully looking, you could find wildlife in the trees like sloths, monkeys, lizards and birds.
On-board lunch.
Boat navigation back to the lodge.
Lunch at lodge.
Overnight at lodge.

Day 4: Return

Fresh breakfast with local fruit juice.
Ethnobotanical walk through the jungle to see and learn about Amazonian plants and his relationship with the people that inhabit this place.
Self-catering lunch at lodge.
Return by boat to Nanay port and private transfer to your accommodation or the airport.

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