PERU EXOTIC JUNGLE

 

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.

 

Itinerary

Inclusions

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TOUR DESCRIPTION:

 

Day 1: Iquitos - Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge

 

Navigate on the greatest river in the world, the Amazon, aboard comfortable and safe motorboats. The trip will allow you to see a marvelous panorama in which the magnificence of the Amazon makes its way through the exuberance of the jungle, where picturesque villages with their particular colour and joy appear on the banks of the River.

 

Our Lodge built in the native style is surrounded by trees, plants and flowers, a true tropical garden where birds and butterflies are abundant.While your expert naturalist guide explains about the Lodge facilities and the activities to come, our staff will serve you with a refreshing "welcome drink" made with some exotic fruit. It starts with a short walk or canoe ride -according to the rainy season- to a Yagua Native Community, one of the most ancient ethnic groups of the Amazon Rainforest. Here you will have the chance to try the "pucuna" or blowgun. Return to the Lodge. Lunch.

 

In the afternoon you will proceed with Ethno Botanic tour around the Lodge, during which you will be able to distinguish certain species of the plant kingdom. Visit to the "Shaman" who will explain about the particularities of the regional Flora and its applications. Tour the Santa María del Ojeal farmlands where you will see the artisan Sugar Cane mill. You will also visit a Fish Farm to observe native fish species and walk around a typical village on the banks of the Amazon.At indicated time, evening canoe ride or walk to sense the jungle after dark. Return to the Lodge. Supper. After enjoying a delightful meal, the guide will amuse you with tales and legends from the rich Amazon myths.

 

Meals  Lunch and dinner

 

Day 2: Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge -Tambo Yanayacu Lodge

 

Primary Rainfores Reserve exploring in the Yanayacu River ecosystem. Sail on the Amazon in an open boat to spot Pink Amazon River Dolphins, main characters of fantastic stories and legends from the Amazon myths. Arrival in the Huashalado Village proceeding with a short walk to the Yanayacu River, where another boat will be waiting to take you to our Tambo Yanayacu Lodge.As you sail, you will enter the "Kingdom of the Giant Trees" so called because of the size some found species reach, among them the "Lupuna" or Ceiba tree. This is an ideal place for birds since the fish found in the river and the fruit from plants that grow on its banks are their main source of feeding; also, the thick forest offers the best possibilities for nesting. With a bit of luck, you may spot monkeys moving along the high tree tops or a sloth or "pelejo" hanging form a branch, mimetising and thus making itself almost unseen.Hike in jungle-trail or canoe ride -according to the season- through primary jungle in which you will observe the particularities of plants and trees from this ecosystem, just to mention the Victoria Regia, water lilac found in lakes or oxbows which reaches a 6-foot diameter. In this area it is also possible to see the "Hoatzin" or "Shansho", a particular bird with primitive features which feeds on tree leaves. Return to the Tambo Amazonico Lodge. Supper.

Meals Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 3: Tambo Yanayacu Lodge

 

Early morning bird watching on the Yanayacu River to observe the existing variety of birds, just to mention: Egrets, Kingfishers, Hawks and others.

 

Excursion to Yagua Cocha (Oxbow Lake) and its surroundings. Walk in lower forest where you will see a variety of plants and insects.In the afternoon visit to a local village to observe their customs and way of life.Overnight.

Meals Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 4: Tambo Yanayacu Lodge - Iquitos - Lima

 

Return to Iquitos a convenient time transfer to the airport or hotel.

Meals Breakfast

It Is Included:

  • Transfers In/out
  • 1 Night  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 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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Travel Agent on line: +51-999580815

E-mail: info@perugoldentreks.com

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Cusco - Peru

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