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From Iquitos: 3-Day Amazon Jungle Adventure Trip

From Iquitos: 3-Day Amazon Jungle Adventure Trip

Explore the Amazon on a 3-day guided tour. Take a trip on the river, meet a local tribe, and admire stunning jungle landscapes. Day 1After pickup from Iquitos airport, head straight to the Port of Nanay to board a boat. Sail to where the Nanay River meets the Amazon. Take a 2.5-hour trip along the Amazon River to the lodge where you will be staying. Enjoy lunch and a chance to relax in the lodge's hammock room. Next, visit an eco-butterfly farm and a riverside eco-village. Return to the lodge for dinner before spotting tarantulas, snakes, insects, and birds on a night excursion. Day 2Get up early to watch the sunrise. Spot herons, eagles, parakeets, and exotic birds. Then, return to the lodge for breakfast and free time. After lunch, fish for piranhas and more. Enjoy the sunset, followed by dinner and traditional Amazonian tales back at the lodge. Day 3After breakfast, set off on a botanical plant walk and search for lianas. Enjoy lunch at the lodge before checking out and heading back to Iquitos. From there, be transferred to your hotel or the airport by motorcycle taxi.

From Iquitos: Full day tour in the Peruvian jungle

From Iquitos: Full day tour in the Peruvian jungle

To complete the tour, you will be picked up from the hotel or airport in Iquitos and then taken to the pier. The adventure will begin by sailing along the great Amazon River, which is considered the largest river in the world. On the way you will be able to appreciate the majesty of the jungle and its riverside populations, you will make the first stop in a natural reserve where you will observe the largest aquatic plant in the Amazon called “Victoria Regia”, you will also have the opportunity to feed the paiches, lizards and piranhas. Afterwards you will arrive at an animal sanctuary where you will see the different species in complete freedom such as toucans, macaws, monkeys, sloth bears; In the same way you will observe the prehistoric turtle called mata-mata, and the unique anaconda. Without a doubt, you will enjoy a warm welcome from the Peruvian Jungle observing the Amazon River, the Nanay River and the Momon River to arrive at a lodge where you will have free time to enjoy a delicious lunch. At the end, you will take a walk through the jungle to meet one of the tribes that live in the area known as the Boras tribe, you will interact with their daily activities, their dances and lifestyle. Finally you will return to the city of Iquitos arriving at approximately 5:00 p.m. End of services.

Iquitos: 2-Day Amazon Expedition

Iquitos: 2-Day Amazon Expedition

Day 1 - Pick up from the hotel: We start the activities by picking you up from your hotel. - Visit to the Belén market: Immerse yourself in the culture of the region while you get to know the Belén market, known for its medicinal plants and a wide variety of exotic products. - Reception at the port of Bellavista Nanay: Arrival at the most popular port in Iquitos while we get to know the gastronomic variety that the port houses. - Navigation on the Nanay River: Board our boat and navigate the waters of the Nanay River, as we head towards the confluence with the Amazon River. - History of the Amazon River: Immerse yourself in the legends and secrets of the Amazon River as we navigate its mighty currents. - Arrival at the lodge: Disembark at our lodge in the middle of the jungle, where we will stay for the night. - Lunch at the lodge: Recharge your energy with a delicious typical Amazonian lunch. - Botanical Walk: Delve into the lush jungle landscape on a botanical walk, discovering the natural wonders and medicinal properties of Amazonian plants. - Dinner at the lodge: We return to the lodge to enjoy a delicious dinner. - Night Excursion: Embark on a nighttime adventure in search of jungle wildlife. - Overnight at the lodge: Enjoy a night of rest in the middle of the forest. Day 2 - Sunrise and bird watching: Experience the magic of the sunrise in the jungle as you observe an incredible variety of Amazonian birds in their natural habitat. - Breakfast at the lodge: We return to the lodge to enjoy a delicious breakfast. - Dolphin search and observation: Embark on an exciting search for the Amazonian dolphins, both gray and pink, as they swim and play in the waters of the river. - Swimming in the Amazon River: Dive into the therapeutic waters of the jungle and enjoy a relaxing swim in the great Amazon. - Piranha fishing: Test yourself by fishing for piranhas and other species! An exciting activity that allows you to experience life in the jungle firsthand, get your lunch! - Lunch at the lodge: Recharge your batteries with a delicious typical Amazonian lunch. - Return to Iquitos: After a day full of adventure, return to the city of Iquitos towards the port of Bellavista Nanay. - End of the tour: Back at our office, this incredible adventure in the Amazon rainforest comes to an end.

From Iquitos: 2-Day Amazon Rainforest Excursion

From Iquitos: 2-Day Amazon Rainforest Excursion

Journey to the Amazon Rainforest for a two-day guided excursion by boat and on foot. Enjoy a glimpse into the rhythm of jungle life as you navigate waterways, search for wildlife, and discover medicinal plants and their uses. Along the way, immerse yourself in indigenous history and traditions. Your tour begins when you meet your guide at the airport or hotel for pickup. Travel to the Nanay River Port, where you'll embark on a riverboat and head towards the Nanay and Amazon river crossing. At the Itaya-Amazon crossing, pause to search for dolphins. Cruise along for 2.5 hours. Admire the sights and sounds of the rainforest as you continue your tour, navigating through the tributary, Río Yanayacu. Arrive at the hostel and enjoy a welcome and lunch. After your meal, set out on a hike to spot medicinal plants, strangler trees, sloths, toucans, and other diurnal species. As the sunlight begins to wane, soak up the sight of the sunset over the rainforest before partaking in dinner. Once the night has set in, embark again on an evening walk – this time to search for tarantulas, amphibians, alligators, and more nocturnal fauna. Then, return to the lodge to rest. The following morning, rise early to bask in the rays of the sunrise and see the swooping flocks of herons, eagles, parrots, and other exotic birds. Tuck into your breakfast, then explore the Yanayacu River. Fish for piranhas, palometas, and tarpon and look for iguanas. Spend the rest of the morning rafting and admiring the diversity of plant life. If you wish, you‘ll also have the opportunity to visit the Yaguas community. Have lunch and enjoy about 1.5 hours of leisure time before departing for Iquitos, where you'll be taken back to the hotel or airport. 

Iquitos: Amazon Expedition | 3 Days (Canopy Tours Iquitos)

Iquitos: Amazon Expedition | 3 Days (Canopy Tours Iquitos)

Day 1: - Pick up from the hotel - Visit to the Belén market - Reception at the port of Bellavista Nanay - Navigation on the Nanay River - History of the Amazon River - Arrival at the lodge - Lunch at the lodge - Botanical Walk - Dinner at the lodge - Night excursion - Overnight at the lodge Day 2: - Sunrise and bird watching - Breakfast at the lodge - Walk in Search of Monkeys - Lunch at the lodge - Search and observation of dolphins - Swim in the Amazon River - Piranha Fishing - Observation of the Amazon Sunset - Dinner at the lodge - Overnight at the lodge Day 3: - Breakfast at the lodge - Visit a riverside community to learn about their customs and way of life - Lunch at the lodge - Return to Iquitos - End of the tour

Iquitos: 6-Hour Wonderful Wildlife Guided Tour

Iquitos: 6-Hour Wonderful Wildlife Guided Tour

Set sail from the pier of the Iquitos Boulevard and cruise down the Itaya River to meet the Amazon River. Visit a center that specializes in the breeding of paiches, fish also known as piracuru, as well as piranhas, macaws, lizards, and turtles. For a one-of-a-kind experience, try feeding these animals. Head to the great pond filled with the famous Victoria amazonica lily pads, the world’s largest leaves. Then, proceed to the Amazon viewpoint, which promises magical vistas over the legendary surrounding landscape. Enjoy some downtime on the hammocks, while taking in impressive views of the jungle and the Amazon River. Then, take a 15-minute walk into the jungle to see the gigantic and mythical Lupuna tree, said to possess magical properties and considered the protectors of the jungle. Before returning to the city, visit the Serpentary, where you can see the anaconda’s cage.

Iquitos: Belen Market and Venice Loretana Guided Tour

Iquitos: Belen Market and Venice Loretana Guided Tour

We will start the tour from the Iquitos boulevard, then we will walk (or take a vehicle) to the Belen market, famous for selling exotic meats such as: rare fish, lizard meat, turtle meat, paiche, among others. We will also visit the "Paquito" passage where natural Amazonian medicine is sold, such as root drinks with aphrodisiac properties and amulets, then we will navigate through the lower part of Belen where the houseboats are located to navigate through its streets such as La Venecia Loretana. Then we will return to the starting point. This tour will show the other face of the city, an ancient city and life on the river, ideal to discover the social face of the city. As an added bonus, we will invite you to fish for piranhas (optional).

Iquitos: 3 Days and 2 Nights Guided Amazon Jungle Tour

Iquitos: 3 Days and 2 Nights Guided Amazon Jungle Tour

DAY 01 - Arrival in Iquitos - Transfer to the lodge Reception upon arrival at the airport in the city of Iquitos, from where we will be taken to the port to take our boat, on the way to the port we will have a brief description about the city and its surroundings. We will then take our boat through the Nanay River to reach the majestic Amazon River, the largest in the world. Our first stop will be to visit the Fundo Pedrito, the owners of this farm preserve for their conservation some animals such as paiches, piranhas, caimans, turtles, parrots, macaws, anacondas, and the famous Victoria Regia plant. Excursion at nightfall, you will be guided on a walk or canoe through the mysterious jungle in order to observe the tarantulas, cicadas, spiders, praying mantis. Also distinguish the songs of the owls and the "ayaymamas" and sounds of nocturnal animals. Overnight at the Lodge ** Note: flights must arrive before 8am for transportation DAY 02 – Ziplining and Pink dolphins watch Excursion at dawn 4:30 am where we can enjoy the sunrise in this wonderful landscape unique in the world. This morning walk will take you to observe and learn about the typical birds of the area in all their splendour. After breakfast, we will visit the "MIRADOR" with 26 meters from where you can appreciate a wonderful view of the jungle. The we will start our adventure where you can Launch the five lines of zipline, 2 suspension bridges, 1 climbing mesh and rappel down from 25 meters an experience full of adrenaline! Observation of pink and grey dolphins, these beautiful dolphins will be able to fully appreciate them and enjoy their elegance throughout the Amazon River Overnight at the Lodge DAY 03. Amazon Lodge – Return to Iquitos Breakfast at the Lodge Jungle trek Exploration of the tree "La Ceiba de la Selva" or known by the Indians as Huimba with almost 500 years of age and an imposing height of up to 160 feet and 10 feet in diameter. Our check out is 12: 30pm and lunch 1:00 pm at the Lodge. We will be transferred at 02:30pm, navigating the Amazon River for 1 hour approximately, return to the airport. Arrival in Iquitos 4:00 pm approximately. ** Note: flights must departure after 6pm for transportation

Iquitos: Amazon Jungle in 2 Days: Adventure and Expedition

Iquitos: Amazon Jungle in 2 Days: Adventure and Expedition

Day 1: Amazon Jungle Adventure This adventure kicks off with a hotel pickup and a transfer to the Bellavista Nanay Resort, where you'll board a boat to sail down the Nanay River. Venturing into the tributary Momón River to visit the Bora native community, immersing yourself in their vibrant culture and enjoying their traditional dances. Then, embark on a mesmerizing 1-hour and 30-minute journey along the majestic Amazon River, arriving at our Lodge situated on its right bank. Settle into comfortable rooms with private bathrooms and showers. After a delightful lunch, embark on a botanical walk, exploring towering trees and discovering the secrets of medicinal plants. Visit the animal rescue center to meet monkeys, anacondas, macaws, and other exotic jungle creatures. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the enchanting Amazonian sunset before returning to the Lodge for dinner. After the meal, your experienced guide will lead you into the jungle to search for tarantulas and listen to the nocturnal symphony of animals and insects. Day 2: Unforgettable Encounters in the Amazon Wake up at 5:30 am to witness the sunrise in the Amazon rainforest and observe the diverse exotic birds of our Amazon basin before returning to the Lodge. After a hearty breakfast, board our traditional canoe to search for Gray and Pink Dolphins (Bufeo Colorado). Take a refreshing swim at the beaches along the Amazon River. Visit the Yaguas indigenous tribe, where you'll engage in their dances and learn about their way of life, including their use of hunting weaponry, such as blowguns. After a satisfying lunch, bid farewell to the jungle and return to the city of Iquitos. Around 5:30 PM, you'll arrive at Iquitos, where you'll be transferred back to the office or your hotel, concluding this unforgettable Amazonian experience.

Iquitos: Guided Boat Tour of Amazon River & Native Community

Iquitos: Guided Boat Tour of Amazon River & Native Community

Your tour will begin when you set sail from your meeting point at the pier of Iquitos Boulevard, cruising down the three main rivers surrounding the city of Iquitos: Itaya, Amazonas, and Nanay.  Once you’re out on the Amazon, you might see dolphins and red buffaloes swimming around you. You’ll then continue on past the city before stopping to meet the indigenous community of the Kukama, where you’ll have the chance to get to know their dances and customs and to learn about their culture.  After the visit, you’ll take a walk along the shore of the community of Father Cocha and learn about the curious history of its founder. In a nearby location, you’ll visit the Pilpintuwasi, a butterfly farm where you'll learn about the life cycles and breeding habits of these beautiful creatures. When the tour ends, you’ll return by boat to Iquitos Boulevard.

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From Iquitos: 3-Day Amazon Jungle Adventure Trip

From Iquitos: 3-Day Amazon Jungle Adventure Trip

Explore the Amazon on a 3-day guided tour. Take a trip on the river, meet a local tribe, and admire stunning jungle landscapes. Day 1After pickup from Iquitos airport, head straight to the Port of Nanay to board a boat. Sail to where the Nanay River meets the Amazon. Take a 2.5-hour trip along the Amazon River to the lodge where you will be staying. Enjoy lunch and a chance to relax in the lodge's hammock room. Next, visit an eco-butterfly farm and a riverside eco-village. Return to the lodge for dinner before spotting tarantulas, snakes, insects, and birds on a night excursion. Day 2Get up early to watch the sunrise. Spot herons, eagles, parakeets, and exotic birds. Then, return to the lodge for breakfast and free time. After lunch, fish for piranhas and more. Enjoy the sunset, followed by dinner and traditional Amazonian tales back at the lodge. Day 3After breakfast, set off on a botanical plant walk and search for lianas. Enjoy lunch at the lodge before checking out and heading back to Iquitos. From there, be transferred to your hotel or the airport by motorcycle taxi.

From Iquitos: Full day tour in the Peruvian jungle

From Iquitos: Full day tour in the Peruvian jungle

To complete the tour, you will be picked up from the hotel or airport in Iquitos and then taken to the pier. The adventure will begin by sailing along the great Amazon River, which is considered the largest river in the world. On the way you will be able to appreciate the majesty of the jungle and its riverside populations, you will make the first stop in a natural reserve where you will observe the largest aquatic plant in the Amazon called “Victoria Regia”, you will also have the opportunity to feed the paiches, lizards and piranhas. Afterwards you will arrive at an animal sanctuary where you will see the different species in complete freedom such as toucans, macaws, monkeys, sloth bears; In the same way you will observe the prehistoric turtle called mata-mata, and the unique anaconda. Without a doubt, you will enjoy a warm welcome from the Peruvian Jungle observing the Amazon River, the Nanay River and the Momon River to arrive at a lodge where you will have free time to enjoy a delicious lunch. At the end, you will take a walk through the jungle to meet one of the tribes that live in the area known as the Boras tribe, you will interact with their daily activities, their dances and lifestyle. Finally you will return to the city of Iquitos arriving at approximately 5:00 p.m. End of services.

Iquitos: 2-Day Amazon Expedition

Iquitos: 2-Day Amazon Expedition

Day 1 - Pick up from the hotel: We start the activities by picking you up from your hotel. - Visit to the Belén market: Immerse yourself in the culture of the region while you get to know the Belén market, known for its medicinal plants and a wide variety of exotic products. - Reception at the port of Bellavista Nanay: Arrival at the most popular port in Iquitos while we get to know the gastronomic variety that the port houses. - Navigation on the Nanay River: Board our boat and navigate the waters of the Nanay River, as we head towards the confluence with the Amazon River. - History of the Amazon River: Immerse yourself in the legends and secrets of the Amazon River as we navigate its mighty currents. - Arrival at the lodge: Disembark at our lodge in the middle of the jungle, where we will stay for the night. - Lunch at the lodge: Recharge your energy with a delicious typical Amazonian lunch. - Botanical Walk: Delve into the lush jungle landscape on a botanical walk, discovering the natural wonders and medicinal properties of Amazonian plants. - Dinner at the lodge: We return to the lodge to enjoy a delicious dinner. - Night Excursion: Embark on a nighttime adventure in search of jungle wildlife. - Overnight at the lodge: Enjoy a night of rest in the middle of the forest. Day 2 - Sunrise and bird watching: Experience the magic of the sunrise in the jungle as you observe an incredible variety of Amazonian birds in their natural habitat. - Breakfast at the lodge: We return to the lodge to enjoy a delicious breakfast. - Dolphin search and observation: Embark on an exciting search for the Amazonian dolphins, both gray and pink, as they swim and play in the waters of the river. - Swimming in the Amazon River: Dive into the therapeutic waters of the jungle and enjoy a relaxing swim in the great Amazon. - Piranha fishing: Test yourself by fishing for piranhas and other species! An exciting activity that allows you to experience life in the jungle firsthand, get your lunch! - Lunch at the lodge: Recharge your batteries with a delicious typical Amazonian lunch. - Return to Iquitos: After a day full of adventure, return to the city of Iquitos towards the port of Bellavista Nanay. - End of the tour: Back at our office, this incredible adventure in the Amazon rainforest comes to an end.

From Iquitos: 2-Day Amazon Rainforest Excursion

From Iquitos: 2-Day Amazon Rainforest Excursion

Journey to the Amazon Rainforest for a two-day guided excursion by boat and on foot. Enjoy a glimpse into the rhythm of jungle life as you navigate waterways, search for wildlife, and discover medicinal plants and their uses. Along the way, immerse yourself in indigenous history and traditions. Your tour begins when you meet your guide at the airport or hotel for pickup. Travel to the Nanay River Port, where you'll embark on a riverboat and head towards the Nanay and Amazon river crossing. At the Itaya-Amazon crossing, pause to search for dolphins. Cruise along for 2.5 hours. Admire the sights and sounds of the rainforest as you continue your tour, navigating through the tributary, Río Yanayacu. Arrive at the hostel and enjoy a welcome and lunch. After your meal, set out on a hike to spot medicinal plants, strangler trees, sloths, toucans, and other diurnal species. As the sunlight begins to wane, soak up the sight of the sunset over the rainforest before partaking in dinner. Once the night has set in, embark again on an evening walk – this time to search for tarantulas, amphibians, alligators, and more nocturnal fauna. Then, return to the lodge to rest. The following morning, rise early to bask in the rays of the sunrise and see the swooping flocks of herons, eagles, parrots, and other exotic birds. Tuck into your breakfast, then explore the Yanayacu River. Fish for piranhas, palometas, and tarpon and look for iguanas. Spend the rest of the morning rafting and admiring the diversity of plant life. If you wish, you‘ll also have the opportunity to visit the Yaguas community. Have lunch and enjoy about 1.5 hours of leisure time before departing for Iquitos, where you'll be taken back to the hotel or airport. 

Iquitos: Amazon Expedition | 3 Days (Canopy Tours Iquitos)

Iquitos: Amazon Expedition | 3 Days (Canopy Tours Iquitos)

Day 1: - Pick up from the hotel - Visit to the Belén market - Reception at the port of Bellavista Nanay - Navigation on the Nanay River - History of the Amazon River - Arrival at the lodge - Lunch at the lodge - Botanical Walk - Dinner at the lodge - Night excursion - Overnight at the lodge Day 2: - Sunrise and bird watching - Breakfast at the lodge - Walk in Search of Monkeys - Lunch at the lodge - Search and observation of dolphins - Swim in the Amazon River - Piranha Fishing - Observation of the Amazon Sunset - Dinner at the lodge - Overnight at the lodge Day 3: - Breakfast at the lodge - Visit a riverside community to learn about their customs and way of life - Lunch at the lodge - Return to Iquitos - End of the tour

Iquitos: 6-Hour Wonderful Wildlife Guided Tour

Iquitos: 6-Hour Wonderful Wildlife Guided Tour

Set sail from the pier of the Iquitos Boulevard and cruise down the Itaya River to meet the Amazon River. Visit a center that specializes in the breeding of paiches, fish also known as piracuru, as well as piranhas, macaws, lizards, and turtles. For a one-of-a-kind experience, try feeding these animals. Head to the great pond filled with the famous Victoria amazonica lily pads, the world’s largest leaves. Then, proceed to the Amazon viewpoint, which promises magical vistas over the legendary surrounding landscape. Enjoy some downtime on the hammocks, while taking in impressive views of the jungle and the Amazon River. Then, take a 15-minute walk into the jungle to see the gigantic and mythical Lupuna tree, said to possess magical properties and considered the protectors of the jungle. Before returning to the city, visit the Serpentary, where you can see the anaconda’s cage.

Iquitos: Belen Market and Venice Loretana Guided Tour

Iquitos: Belen Market and Venice Loretana Guided Tour

We will start the tour from the Iquitos boulevard, then we will walk (or take a vehicle) to the Belen market, famous for selling exotic meats such as: rare fish, lizard meat, turtle meat, paiche, among others. We will also visit the "Paquito" passage where natural Amazonian medicine is sold, such as root drinks with aphrodisiac properties and amulets, then we will navigate through the lower part of Belen where the houseboats are located to navigate through its streets such as La Venecia Loretana. Then we will return to the starting point. This tour will show the other face of the city, an ancient city and life on the river, ideal to discover the social face of the city. As an added bonus, we will invite you to fish for piranhas (optional).

Iquitos: 3 Days and 2 Nights Guided Amazon Jungle Tour

Iquitos: 3 Days and 2 Nights Guided Amazon Jungle Tour

DAY 01 - Arrival in Iquitos - Transfer to the lodge Reception upon arrival at the airport in the city of Iquitos, from where we will be taken to the port to take our boat, on the way to the port we will have a brief description about the city and its surroundings. We will then take our boat through the Nanay River to reach the majestic Amazon River, the largest in the world. Our first stop will be to visit the Fundo Pedrito, the owners of this farm preserve for their conservation some animals such as paiches, piranhas, caimans, turtles, parrots, macaws, anacondas, and the famous Victoria Regia plant. Excursion at nightfall, you will be guided on a walk or canoe through the mysterious jungle in order to observe the tarantulas, cicadas, spiders, praying mantis. Also distinguish the songs of the owls and the "ayaymamas" and sounds of nocturnal animals. Overnight at the Lodge ** Note: flights must arrive before 8am for transportation DAY 02 – Ziplining and Pink dolphins watch Excursion at dawn 4:30 am where we can enjoy the sunrise in this wonderful landscape unique in the world. This morning walk will take you to observe and learn about the typical birds of the area in all their splendour. After breakfast, we will visit the "MIRADOR" with 26 meters from where you can appreciate a wonderful view of the jungle. The we will start our adventure where you can Launch the five lines of zipline, 2 suspension bridges, 1 climbing mesh and rappel down from 25 meters an experience full of adrenaline! Observation of pink and grey dolphins, these beautiful dolphins will be able to fully appreciate them and enjoy their elegance throughout the Amazon River Overnight at the Lodge DAY 03. Amazon Lodge – Return to Iquitos Breakfast at the Lodge Jungle trek Exploration of the tree "La Ceiba de la Selva" or known by the Indians as Huimba with almost 500 years of age and an imposing height of up to 160 feet and 10 feet in diameter. Our check out is 12: 30pm and lunch 1:00 pm at the Lodge. We will be transferred at 02:30pm, navigating the Amazon River for 1 hour approximately, return to the airport. Arrival in Iquitos 4:00 pm approximately. ** Note: flights must departure after 6pm for transportation

Iquitos: Amazon Jungle in 2 Days: Adventure and Expedition

Iquitos: Amazon Jungle in 2 Days: Adventure and Expedition

Day 1: Amazon Jungle Adventure This adventure kicks off with a hotel pickup and a transfer to the Bellavista Nanay Resort, where you'll board a boat to sail down the Nanay River. Venturing into the tributary Momón River to visit the Bora native community, immersing yourself in their vibrant culture and enjoying their traditional dances. Then, embark on a mesmerizing 1-hour and 30-minute journey along the majestic Amazon River, arriving at our Lodge situated on its right bank. Settle into comfortable rooms with private bathrooms and showers. After a delightful lunch, embark on a botanical walk, exploring towering trees and discovering the secrets of medicinal plants. Visit the animal rescue center to meet monkeys, anacondas, macaws, and other exotic jungle creatures. Don't miss the opportunity to witness the enchanting Amazonian sunset before returning to the Lodge for dinner. After the meal, your experienced guide will lead you into the jungle to search for tarantulas and listen to the nocturnal symphony of animals and insects. Day 2: Unforgettable Encounters in the Amazon Wake up at 5:30 am to witness the sunrise in the Amazon rainforest and observe the diverse exotic birds of our Amazon basin before returning to the Lodge. After a hearty breakfast, board our traditional canoe to search for Gray and Pink Dolphins (Bufeo Colorado). Take a refreshing swim at the beaches along the Amazon River. Visit the Yaguas indigenous tribe, where you'll engage in their dances and learn about their way of life, including their use of hunting weaponry, such as blowguns. After a satisfying lunch, bid farewell to the jungle and return to the city of Iquitos. Around 5:30 PM, you'll arrive at Iquitos, where you'll be transferred back to the office or your hotel, concluding this unforgettable Amazonian experience.

Iquitos: Guided Boat Tour of Amazon River & Native Community

Iquitos: Guided Boat Tour of Amazon River & Native Community

Your tour will begin when you set sail from your meeting point at the pier of Iquitos Boulevard, cruising down the three main rivers surrounding the city of Iquitos: Itaya, Amazonas, and Nanay.  Once you’re out on the Amazon, you might see dolphins and red buffaloes swimming around you. You’ll then continue on past the city before stopping to meet the indigenous community of the Kukama, where you’ll have the chance to get to know their dances and customs and to learn about their culture.  After the visit, you’ll take a walk along the shore of the community of Father Cocha and learn about the curious history of its founder. In a nearby location, you’ll visit the Pilpintuwasi, a butterfly farm where you'll learn about the life cycles and breeding habits of these beautiful creatures. When the tour ends, you’ll return by boat to Iquitos Boulevard.

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