This is a tour specially designed for travelers who are short in time but who love to feel the adrenaline which can be felt by seeing the wildlife in its natural habitat.
|START TIME||7:00 AM|
|END TIME||Approximately 6:00 PM|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, bug repellent, and sunscreen.|
- This tour is subject to changes according to the weather and season
High water (November – May)
Low water (June – October)
|1 person:||$175 USD / person|
|2 people:||$120 USD / person|
|3 people:||$90 USD / person|
Welcome and pick up from the airport (previous flight details confirmation) or hotel, first we drive about 2 hours from IQUITOS to NAUTA (town south of Iquitos)
In Nauta we will walk around the little local market to see the exotic products which arrive every day from the jungle. Then we take a thatched roof, secure and comfortable boat which will take us to our eco refuge. Firstly we travel and explore down the MARAÑON river, along the way we can watch beautiful landscapes and expect to find some interesting wildlife, birds, and dolphins.
Meet the UCAYALI river to watch the intersections where the mother of all rivers of the world begins: the mighty AMAZON river.
At this intersection you will have the great opportunity to watch the Pink and Grey river dolphins, they will start appearing near the boat, if you are feeling particularly adventurous you can in and swim close to the dolphins, feel the water (optional), and learn more about the AMAZON river and its tributaries
Afterward, we travel up the Ucayali river stream, as we travel to our next stop you have the chance to watch birds species,
Visit a sanctuary of SLOTH, where you will have the chance to hold one like a baby and learn about its behavior, diet, and more.
Visit a lagoon with the giant lily pads that can grow up to 6 ft. in diameter (aquatic plants with giant leaves and beautiful flowers)
Lunch on board
Explore the YARAPA and CUMACEBA rivers, which is a natural reserve protected by villagers from the area and good for flora and fauna, at this place we will search for different monkey species such as wollys, sakis, squirrel, spider, night monkeys, iguanas, lots of birds: herons, kingfishers, halk and more.
Further, we have the possibility to do a short jungle trek to admire the spectacular nature of the Amazon while your guide explain you about plants and trees and their traditional uses for the Amazonian people, play in a tarzan vine, harvest and taste wild jungle fruits, different kind of ants and insects, besides that, we teach how to get water and what to eat.
Back to Iquitos, airport, or hotel; end of the tour.
All the above-mentioned wildlife, you will see in its natural habitat!!
We guarantee a first hand and customized services with an eco-educative program according to our guests interest.