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Leticia: Amazing Three Day Jungle Tours

1. Leticia: Amazing Three Day Jungle Tours

Day 1 - Transportation from the hotel you have booked (in Leticia) to the dock where we will be waiting for you, public boat transportation to Puerto Nariño. General information from the guides and check-in of private rooms, you will start discovering our town in which 3 different indigenous communities share a living, visiting the monkey spotting place to interact with them and having a delicious typical lunch. In the afternoon, you will go on a small boat to spot pink and grey dolphins. At night you will have the Tarantula Night Safari and a typical dinner. Accommodation will be done in private rooms, with private bathrooms and electricity. Day 2 - Breakfast, We will navigate from Puerto Nariño for 15 minutes to Peru and then enter the longest and mightiest river in the world, the Amazon, a natural wonder of the World. You will arrive in San Antonio where you will do an amazing jungle trail to spot the biggest species of trees in the Amazon. Opportunity to spot wildlife during the trail. Typical Lunch in the Community. After lunch, you will explore the Tarapoto lakes, pink and grey dolphins, and animal sightseeing on the shore of the lake. At night you will do the night tour safari on a boat. Accommodation will be done in private rooms, with private bathrooms and electricity (same room). Day 3 - Breakfast, You will explore a jungle trekking on a different landscape with hills, visit a native reserve and have the opportunity to spot monkeys and bird watching. Typical lunch and visit the Puerto Nariño Sightseeing tower, try delicious natural ice cream and transfer to Leticia with the 3 pm boat arriving around 5 pm. We will give you the transfer to hotels in Leticia Area.

From Leticia: Wild Amazonas Adventure 4-Day Tour

2. From Leticia: Wild Amazonas Adventure 4-Day Tour

This 4-day trip is designed for bold travelers who want to have an authentic and deeper connection with nature and locals. Day 1 The journey will start at Leticia’s airport. After you pay the tourism tax, you will meet one of our local guide who will pick you up. Once ready, you will visit the Brazilian border of the Amazon: Tabatinga. Afterwards you will enjoy a delicious typical lunch on a floating restaurant. You will visit Leticia and the famous Parque de los loros (Park of parrots). At the end of the day you will try Capirinha a typical Amazonian and Brazilian cocktail. You will spend the night in Leticia. Day 2 Then, on the second day you will visit Puerto Nariño, a beautiful small town with no cars and amazing views. You will make a stop on the Peruvian Amazon to visit an indigenous community. You will also visit a natural reservoir to see the marvelous Victoria Regia, Isla de los Micos and the Tikuna indigenous community. Then, in Puerto Nariño you will head to the hotel. You will be able to decide whether you want to tour around the town or rest the rest of the day. Day 3 On this day you will leave to Puerto Nariño to go to San Antonio del Cacao, a Peruvian island. You will go in search of sloths and to explore the flora and fauna and learn from the region and its history. You will go back to Puerto Nariño and you will take another boat to Tarapoto Lake. You will spend the night in a hut in front of the river. Here, you will be able to swim, fish, walk around and enjoy a night firepit. (If chosen, you can have a night safari). Day 4 On the last day you will enjoy the morning in Tarapoto lake and afterwards you will go back to Puerto Nariño and then back to Leticia to finish your trip.

From Leticia: Amazonas Three Borders 3-Day Tour

3. From Leticia: Amazonas Three Borders 3-Day Tour

Visiting Colombia’s Amazon is definitely a must do when it comes to traveling and adventures. With us, you will discover the wild yet cultural side of Colombia: a lushing jungle where indigenous communities live in a sacred communion with the nature. Day 1 The journey will start at Leticia’s airport. After you pay the tourism tax, you will meet one of our local guide who will pick you up. Once ready, you will visit the Brazilian border of the Amazon: Tabatinga. Afterwards you will enjoy a delicious typical lunch on a floating restaurant. You will visit Leticia and the famous Parque de los loros (Park of parrots). At the end of the day you will try Capirinha a typical Amazonian and Brazilian cocktail. You will spend the night in Leticia. Day 2 Then, on the second day you will visit Puerto Nariño, a beautiful small town with no cars and amazing views. You will make a stop on the Peruvian Amazon to visit an indigenous community. You will also visit a natural reservoir to see the marvelous Victoria Regia, Isla de los Micos and the Tikuna indigenous community. Then, in Puerto Nariño you will head to the hotel. You will be able to decide whether you want to tour around the town or rest the rest of the day. Day 3 Awake to the smell of freshly cooked breakfast and cross the Amazon River by boat to visit the indigenous community of San Antonio, Peru. You will go in search of sloths and to explore the flora and fauna and learn from the region and its history. By afternoon you’ll take the boat back to Leticia, where we’ll take you to your hotel or the airport. Let us take you on an unforgettable adventure at the Amazon Jungle.

visit yagua indigenous community

4. visit yagua indigenous community

Departure from the tourist boardwalk of Leticia at 7:00 am, the tour along the Amazon River is an average of 43 km with a duration of 1h 30m, passing through indigenous communities of the Amazon River. Upon arrival to the indigenous community of la libertad, we will start our activities, we will start with a visit to the chagra, which are the significant crops of the community, here we will learn about the importance of agriculture for the yagua community. after the visit to the chagra, we will start with an ecological walk through the jungle, where we will appreciate the nature and we will search for species such as frogs, tarantulas and monkeys. the walk lasts about 1 hour. After lunch, we will rest and we will do an activity of artisan canoeing on the Amazon river and we will do dolphin watching, this activity will be around 3.30 am, the idea will be to see the sunset, all depending on the weather that day, we will finish activities around 5.30 pm, we will return to have dinner and after 8:00 pm we will have a talk with the knowledgeable grandfather who will share with us about their culture. The next day after breakfast at 8:00 am, we will do a handicraft workshop activity and we will say goodbye to the community and return to Leticia at 11 am.

From Leticia: Amazonas Natural and Cultural 5-Day Tour

5. From Leticia: Amazonas Natural and Cultural 5-Day Tour

Join this 5-day trip designed for bold travelers who want to have an authentic and deeper connection with nature and locals. Hike through the rainforest, visit indigenous communities, try local food, and more. Day 1 Start your journey from Leticia Airport. Enjoy pickup from your local guide and visit Tabatinga at the Brazilian border of the Amazon. Afterwards, enjoy a typical lunch on a floating restaurant. Visit Leticia and the famous Parque de los loros, or Park of Parrots. At the end of the day, try a Capirinha, a typical Amazonian and Brazilian cocktail. Spend the night in Leticia. Day 2 Hike deep in the rainforest for about 2 hours to visit an indigenous community in their Maloka. After arriving at the Maloka, spend time with the local community and learn about their customs and traditions. Sleep in a hammock and enjoy your meals there. Finish the day with a night hike, if you like. Day 3 Leave the Maloka early in the morning to visit other parts of the Amazon. Make a stop on the Peruvian Amazon to visit an indigenous community. Visit a natural reservoir to see the Victoria Regia, Isla de los Micos, and the Tikuna indigenous community. Then, head to your hotel in Puerto Nariño. You can then decide whether you want to tour the town or rest for the rest of the day. Day 4 From Puerto Nariño, go to San Antonio del Cacao, a Peruvian island. Search for sloths, explore the flora and fauna, and learn about the region and its history. Go back to Puerto Nariño and take another boat to Tarapoto Lake. Spend the night in a hut by the river. Swim, fish, walk around, and enjoy a nighttime fire pit. Day 5 On the last day, enjoy the morning at Tarapoto Lake. Afterwards, go back to Puerto Nariño, and then back to Leticia to finish your trip.

Since Leticia: old-growth forest trek n boat 3 days/2 nights

6. Since Leticia: old-growth forest trek n boat 3 days/2 nights

Good morning ! I'm Leo and I offer to accompany you on a traveling excursion just for you. With one part by boat and the other in the forest so as to discover several places different every day. Day 1 Pick up at Leticia airport and transfer to the civilian port. Discovery of the market square and typical lunch (fish ceviche or grilled meat) in the city center Departure by boat on the Amazon River to the Tikuna village on the shore of the lake. Trek in primary forest, observation and interpretation of fauna and flora. Night walk to observe snakes, tarantulas and insects in the high forest and flood zones. Night in a cozy cabin on the shore of the lake in the village Tikuna Day 2 Boat trip and observation of pink dolphins and gray dolphins, pirahana fishing and observation of caimans by boat at night. Night in a comfortable cabin in the middle of the primary forest. Day 3 Walk in the forest to observe the monkeys, return to the village to pack and return comfortably to Leticia to take the flight. The stays are initiatives organized by a translator guide and by the natives who will welcome you into their communities. Each tour is adaptable according to everyone's interests and travel objectives. Our goal is to provide you with a magical experience, during which you can share different activities with the native population, and respectfully enjoy the wonders of this fantastic place of exuberant nature and great cultural diversity, for an unforgettable trip to the Amazon. contact me for the best experience ! Leo

From Leticia: Amazon & Tarapoto Lake Private Overnight Tour

7. From Leticia: Amazon & Tarapoto Lake Private Overnight Tour

Visiting Colombia’s Amazon is definitely the best way to start your adventure in the world’s lung. With us you will discover a new side of Colombia: places far away from cities, where indigenous communities live in a sacred communion with the nature and protect it. Day 1 The tour will begin in Leticia, where our driver will pick you up and take you to the port where the boat to Puerto Nariño will be waiting. You will make a stop on the Peruvian Amazon to visit an indigenous community. You will also visit a natural reservoir to see the marvelous Victoria Regia, Isla de los Micos and the Tikuna indigenous community. Then take the boat ride to Lake Tarapoto, enter the small indigenous community of Tarapoto, and after lunch enjoying a delightful swim and as the sun sets in the jungle. Day 2 Overnight in a cabin by Lake Tarapoto, and the next day get ready to return to Puerto Nariño to visit Alto del Aguila to feed wild monkeys and see macaws. Finish the day with an outstanding panoramic view of the Amazon River and jungle. By afternoon you’ll take the boat back to Leticia, where we’ll take you to your hotel or the airport. Let us take you on an unforgettable adventure at the Amazon Jungle.

Javari Expedition

8. Javari Expedition

Local guides accompany you during your stay on hikes in the rainforest and on boat trips on the Amazon River. Discover the breathtaking wildlife, fish, learn exciting stories about the Amazon and much more incredible adventures are ahead of you. DAY 1 Departure from Leticia at 9 a.m. 1 hour boat tour on the Amazon River to the indigenous village. Approximately 20 minutes walk to the house of a local indigenous family. Accommodation in the place and its rooms Artisanal fishing Traditional lunch Walk in the jungle Sighting of animals in their natural habitat until 5.30 p.m. Return to the house Traditional dinner DAY 2 Breakfast at 8 a.m. Visit to the indigenous community Traditional lunch at 12:30 a.m. Preparation for camping at 2:00 p.m. Night walk to see tarantulas, scorpions, caimans, etc. Traditional dinner Sleeping in the jungle DAY 3 Breakfast at 8 a.m. Departure by boat at 9 a.m. Sighting of dolphins Return to the house Traditional lunch Return to Leticia after lunch

Amazonas Express: Explore Puerto Nariño and Tarapoto Lakes

9. Amazonas Express: Explore Puerto Nariño and Tarapoto Lakes

Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with the Amazonas Express. During this three-day, two-night journey down the Amazon river, you’ll visit small indigenous villages and meet the Ticuna, Yagua, and Cocama families, who will be your hosts and share the most interesting stories of the region. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit Tarpato Lakes where dolphins live and Puerto Nariño. The Amazonas Express is a complete experience that will allow you to explore the region with the world’s highest biodiversity and truly discover the beauty of the Amazon rainforest. Day 1 Departure from Leticia at 8 a.m. Navigation on the Amazon River Observation of birds and dolphins Stop in the indigenous community Traditional lunch Walk through the jungle Traditional dinner Night walk with observation of nocturnal wildlife Visitors have the possibility to choose between spending the first night in a jungle camp; a house of an indigenous family or a night in the cabin of a Natural Reserve. Day 2 Breakfast Observation of the Amazonian sunrise Sighting of monkeys and other early morning animals Traditional lunch Navigation on the Amazon River to Puerto Nariño Arrival in Puerto Nariño at 4-5 p.m. Sunset observation at the lakes of Tarapoto Traditional dinner Visitors have the possibility to choose between spending the second night in a cabin in front of the Tarapoto Lakes and spending the night in a Hotel in Puerto Nariño. Day 3 Breakfast Visit of Puerto Nariño Ascent to the viewpoint Traditional lunch Navigation on the Amazon River to Leticia Arrival in Leticia at 5-6 p.m. Note At request of the visitors it is possible to spend the nights in cabins or camping in the jungle. The menu of meals may vary according to the season and the preferences of the visitors. The guide service is provided by local guides from the region. The tour includes: Accommodation in Leticia (the night before and the night after the tour) ; pick up from the airport to the hotel ; transport ; camping equipment ; food ; hydration ; activities ; local guides ; medical insurance ; jungle equipment (hammock, mosquito net, boots, etc.). Equipment to take with you Note: You will receive rubber boots for the tour. Bring only what you need for the tour to avoid carrying a heavy backpack. Backpack A towel Hiking boots Long trousers Shorts Sandals to stay in the camps A rain jacket A sweater (at night in the jungle it can get cold) T-shirts Swimming suit Socks and underwear Insect repellent Sunscreen Torch Personal toiletries Neutral soap

Full day in Natural Reserve in Peru

10. Full day in Natural Reserve in Peru

Navigating on the the Amazon River, 18 kilometers away by river transport you will find the Marasha Natural Reserve, You will hike in the jungle for about one (1) hour approximately one (1) hour, during the low water season Low Waters (June - December) and in times of High Waters (February - May), where our Amazon River and the Amazon River can be seen in its maximum extension.

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What people are saying about Leticia

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Had an amazing time, favorite experience I’ve had so far in 3 months of traveling South America! My guide was Roberto, who was very fun to be around and full of information about the Amazon. The tour was incredibly well organized, I highly recommend.

Had a brilliant day, Julio was an excellent tour guide!