Day 01: Iquitos-Amazon yanayacu lodge
You will be received and welcome at the Iquitos airport, on the way you will be offered a small induction about the route. Navigation through the 3 rivers (Nanay-amazonas and the Yanayacu river (jungle of the mirrors), transfer to the lodge in a typical boat Visit to the Boras native community , this visit will allow you to learn about their ancestral customs, appreciate their original clothing of palm fibers and their typical crafts. And even try marksmanship with the "pucuna" (blowgun) that the Yaguas used for centuries for hunting. We will visit the "Fundo Pedrito" where we can observe the famous regia victory, the largest ornamental plant of the Amazon, you will have the opportunity to meet and feed the paiche, lizards and piranhas Arrival and accommodation in the lodge that is located downstream of the majestic Amazon River (right margin) in the Yanayacu Communal Reserve, 45 km. From the City of Iquitos. Lunch Artisanal fishing tours where the most experienced fishermen will feel the emotion of fishing for piranhas and other varieties of fish, return to the lodge. Night trip by boat along the Quebrada (José Caño) in search of small alligators or lizards and other nocturnal species of our Amazon, return to the lodge. Overnight
Day 02: Amazon Yanayacu Lodge
At dawn, tour of observation of different species of birds , which feed on the banks of the yanayacu river or the plantations that are in the surroundings. Ethnobotanical walk where we can identify medicinal plants, cat's claw, blood grade, Copaiba oil and giant trees such as Lupuna (Ceiba Pentandra) whose dimensions make more than 25 people surround them. During this tour we can see some species of monkeys in their natural habitat. Lunch Visit to a rustic Amazonian Trapiche , a transfer by boat will take us to a still located in San Juan de Huashalado. They will show us how the inhabitants of this area process the extract of sugarcane using a craft mill and fermented cane juice, which in a certain storage time becomes a liquor. Try the variety of exotic regional drinks that are obtained from the liquor of sugar cane and its molasses; Maybe I can buy some bottles of this exquisite liquor to take home as a gift. You can swim in the majestic Amazon River. Search for pink and / or gray dolphins in the Amazon River. Observation of the Amazon sunset. Return to the lodge and dinner Night walk around the lodge to search and observe tarantulas, fireflies, praying mantis, amphibians, etc. Also distinguish the songs of owls and "ayaymamas", free time to taste some exotic drink in our Bar. Overnight.
Day 03: Amazon Yanayacu Lodge
Breakfast Full day adventure in the jungle, we will spend the day exploring the flora and fauna of the area and doing activities, we will visit "The Island of the Monkeys " in which species of monkeys in danger of extinction of the Peruvian Amazon are protected and conserved. Appreciate the different species of monkeys that are completely free within this reserve; without cages, where your stay will depend on the development of your ability to re-adapt to nature, our guide will be responsible for making lunch at the home of some villager or camping type in the jungle. Visit the village of Timicuro , there you can see plantations of cassava (manioc), banana, papaya and other typical products of riverside agriculture. So, learn about some fishing and farming techniques, see their local lifestyle. Return to the lodge and Dinner. Legends and stories based on Amazon mythology told by the guides
Day 04: Amazon Yanayacu Lodge
Breakfast. Visit to the Rescue Center , the Amazonian animal sanctuary where you can see the famous ( Anaconda, prehistoric turtle matamata, sloth bear, exotic bird species: Toucan, parrots ) Return to the city of Iquitos. Transfer to the hotel or airport Includes:
PRICE: S/ 580.00
- 03 nights accommodation at Amazon yanayacu lodge.
- Full meals (3 breakfast, 4 lunches, 3 dinners).
- Tea, coffee, milk and mineral water available.
- Entrance to the tourist attractions to be made.
- Excursions as detailed in the itinerary.
- Bilingual guide specialized in jungle (English-Spanish).
- Transfers to the airport and hostel / vice versa.
What to bring:
Layer or plastic poncho for rain, (waterproof), flashlights, rechargeable batteries, binoculars, good insect repellent with a high% DEET, sunscreen, water bottle, light cotton clothes, pants and shirts long sleeves, socks and polos of cotton. Shoes resistant to moisture and / or rubber boots (we provide at the Lodge) Essential swimwear, a windbreaker jacket.