IQUITOS TROPICAL FOREST

 

This tour is a wonderful experience in the Iquitos Rainforest, giving you the opportunity to know more about Native Amazon cultures and to explore the mysterious and magic world of the Amazon forest, with overnights in strategically located Lodges, where you can start the most diverse adventure expeditions to appreciate the countless Flora and Fauna of this area or go fishing, taking pictures, admire the Pink Amazon River Dolphins, study medicinal plants or perhaps just rest in a hammock observing the River and listening the sounds of the forest. extra porters, horses to ride and to carry your personal gear (for alternate Activities), luxury lodge if you required.

 

Itinerary

Inclusions

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TOUR DESCRIPTION:

 

Day 1: Iquitos - Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge

 

Iquitos Tours, Two Ecosystems, Peru Tours you will be met at the Airport by one of our native guides trained in Amazon ecology. On the way to the dock you will make a brief tour of this XIXth Century Colonial City, and its main places of interest. At the dock you board a typical "Pamacari" boat and start your trip of an hour and a quarter down the Amazon. The Amazon River is 4,000 miles long, and you will see interesting places during the boat ride to the Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge, which is built in the native style, and is set in the middle of a tropical garden surrounded by thick vegetation.

 

Here you will be welcomed with a drink, and will get a description of the Lodge's facilities, and comfortable accommodations with private bathroom. Kerosene flares light the way to the Lodge. A visit to the Yagua community. Here begins your eco-cultural walk that includes a visit to one of the oldest communities in this region, the tribe of the native Yaguas, where you will learn how they have adapted to the demands of the jungle and modern life. Return to the Lodge. After lunch, visit to a riverside family to observe the agricultural techniques that have permitted them to survive in this fragile and difficult environment. Here you will see the rudimentary extraction of sugar cane and then enjoy a beautiful trip back in the sunset to the Lodge. Evening trip/Amazon Legends. This is a trip in the world of shadows, enjoying the different sounds of the symphony of the night. Return to the Lodge for dinner. After dinner, the guide will entertain you with histories and legends of Amazon mythology". You will also be invited to share some musical instruments of the region with the guide.

 

Meals Lunch and dinner

 

Day 2: Amazonas Sinchucuy Lodge - Tambo Yanayacu Lodge

 

Iquitos Tours, Two Ecosystems, Peru Tours You will take an excursion at dawn by canoe or by foot to do some Bird watching, and to seek the Pink Amazon River Dolphin (Inia geofrensis). Your guide will try to attract them by emitting their peculiar call. Return to the Lodge. You will visit the ecosystem called "The Kingdom of Giant Trees" where species of trees such as the Lupuna or Ceiba flourish.

 

This Reserve is renowned worldwide for its excellent wild life. You will travel there by canoe to see the abundant Flora and Fauna of this leafy Low forest where you can find medicinal plants, varieties of insects, butterflies,along the trail. You will visit "Shansho Cocha" where the prevailing birds are the Hoatzin, locally known as "Shanshos" for their peculiar call, and which feed on leaves.Arrive at Tambo Yanayacu Lodge, built in the native style, and standing on the banks of the Yanayacu River. Tour of handmade fishing gear. See the handmade piranhas, with rustic canes and instruments that the local villagers use, and learn something about the ichthyological fauna.

 

Meals Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 3: Tambo Yanayacu Lodge

 

Bird watching dawn excursion through the Yanayacu River, to observe the variety of birds. Return to the Tambo for breakfast. Excursion to Yagua Cocha and surroundings. Stroll in a leafy Low forest, where you can appreciate, insects and plants, until you reach the "Cocha" to study the ichthyological fauna. Lunch.Visit a Village to observe their customs. Return to the Lodge. After dinner your guide will entertain you with stories from the Amazon mythology.

 

Meals Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 4: Tambo Yanayacu Lodge - Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge

 

Breakfast at the Lodge. Fishing tou you will see handmade piranhas, with rustic canes and instruments that the villages use. Lunch at the Lodge.Transfer to the Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge. Dinner.Your guide will entertain you with stories and legends from Amazon mythology. Overnight at the Lodge.

Meals Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 5: Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge - Lima - Iquitos

 

Breakfast at the Lodge. Return trip to Iquitos City on the Amazon River. At the right time transfer to the Airport.

 

Meals Breakfast

It Is Included:

  • Transfers In/out
  • 2 Nights’  accommodation at the Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge
  • 2 Nights’ accommodation at the Tambo Yanayacu Lodge
  • Professional English-Spanish Speaking Tour Guide
  • Assistant Tour Guide for group of 10 people
  • Professional Cook and asistants
  • Food 3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Afternoon Snacks and 3 Dinners. If you have a dietary request such as vegetarian food please let us know.
  • Vegetarian food Option
  • Oxygen bottle, First aid kit
  • Entrance tickets for the reserve
  • Transportation by boat
  • Adventure activities

 

It Is Not Included:

  • Personal trekking gear, tips to guide and support staff, city services.
  • First breakfast (first day) is normally provided at your hotel before leaving.
  • Last lunch at the end of the tour on 4th Day
  • Airport taxes.

 

We recommend to take:

  • Trekking day pack with a change of clothes for the whole period of the trek.
  • Rain gear (jacket and pants if available) or rain poncho.
  • Strong footwear, waterproof trekking boots recommended.
  • Sandals or plastic slip on thongs are also good to give your feet a chance to breath
  • Warm clothes, including jacket, fleeces, gloves, scarf. Thermal clothing is also recommended, especially for sleeping.
  • Torch/ Flashlight and spare batteries
  • Camera, films and batteries (batteries consume more quickly under cold conditions)
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun, rain and cold
  • Sun block cream
  • After-sun cream or hydrating cream for face and body
  • Insect repellent - minimum recommended 30% DEET - although no malaria risk has been reported
  • Toilet paper, pack in & pack out
  • Snacks: biscuits, energy bars, chocolate, raw fruits, muesli, etc.
  • Non-disposable canteen (Nalgene type) and water for the first morning.
  • We advise you to bring water sterilizing tablets in case you collect water from streams.
  • Your own medical kit with any special medications.
  • Small towel or sarong
  • Bathers/swimsuit (if you intend on swimming in hot springs )
  • Cash - sufficient for snacks, tips and souvenirs.
  • Original passport.
  • Walking sticks or poles (we can hire these to you. Please note poles with metal tips cannot be carried into Machu Picchu and should be left at your hotel on the final day)
  • Binoculars.

 

Before booking the Peru Amazon Tours, please read the following information carefully:

 

BE sure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months after the date that you enter Peru.

 

Fill out the booking information. We will contact you as soon as possible (within 24 hours) to confirm your Amazon tours booking, accommodation and assist you in customizing a unique package.

 

Payment Proceed: We require a US$200 per person deposit for all treks. The remaining balance must be paid before the starting date of the trek. You can pay the balance requesting the agent in charge of your account an invoice to be paid online with credit card or direct deposits.

 

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Telephone: +51-84-246255

Travel Agent on line: +51-999580815

E-mail: info@perugoldentreks.com

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Cusco - Peru

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