IQUITOS

Overview

Overview

Day 01: Lima – Iquitos / Cumaceba Lodge – Jungle walk

Day 02: Cumaceba Lodge Bird Watching-Yagua Indian & Small Zoo

Day 03: Cumaceba Lodge – Paiches – Canoeing

Day 04: Cumaceba Lodge – Lili Pad / Iquitos – Lima

Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 01: Lima – Iquitos / Cumaceba Lodge – Jungle walk

In the morning reception at Iquitos’ airport, and after that you will enjoy a short city tour. Transfer to our private harbor to take a speed boat to visit the floating thatch roof houses  in the district of “Belen”, located on the edge of the Itaya river,(From November to July) continue traveling down the Amazon River we will arrive at the ecological  reserve “Cumaceba Lodge”. The reception will be with a welcome drink made of a typical fruit, accommodation in the bungalows with private bathrooms, typical lunch, and in the afternoon we will have a long walk in the primary forest to know and learn about medicinal plants and the wild life of the reserve. Dinner and overnight in Cumaceba Lodge.

Day 02: Cumaceba Lodge Bird Watching-Yagua Indian & Small Zoo

This day early in the morning you will enjoy a jungle walk for bird watching to see the legendary Hoatzin-Shansho. After breakfast we will visit the “Yagua” Indian Village, to see their typical clothing and hear their own dialect, you will see how they use the blowgun, their typical dances, and also we can buy or trade their handy craft. Typical lunch (self service). Visit to a small zoo to see some local species of animals such as anacondas, sloths, turtles and others. Ride on the Amazon River to seek for the gray and pink dolphins. Nocturnal lake excursion in canoes, to hear rainforest typical sounds.  Dinner and overnight in Cumaceba Lodge.

Day 03: Cumaceba Lodge – Paiches – Canoeing

Early in the morning you will have a boat excursion for bird watching in the island “Isla Padre”. Return to the lodge for breakfast. This day you will visit a private conservation project to protect the Arapaima Gigas – Paiche (The largest fresh – water fish in the Amazon River). After that we will have time for a short walk around the town to see the villagers’ everyday life.  Return to Cumaceba Lodge. In the afternoon enjoy a tour in canoe with paddle, special to take photos in the river. Overnight in Cumaceba Lodge.

Day 04: Cumaceba Lodge – Lili Pad / Iquitos – Lima

Breakfast and canoe ride to see the “Victoria regia” the largest aquatic flower of the world. We will also visit another lake to fish piranhas, cat fish, fresh water tropical fish, after this we will return to the Lodge and to have a typical lunch (self service). Return to Iquitos town. Transfer to the airport.

Price / Include

Price / Include

Tarifas 2017
Program Days Single Double Triple
Papagayo / IQT 4d-3n $418.00 $344.00 $338.00
PRICE PER PERSON IN US$

PRICE INFORMATION

  • Prices based on two people at least. There is an additional cost for single travelers. Please make an inquiry about it.
  • Prices based in group service.
  • Discounts for students, teenagers, and children are available. Please make an inquiry about it.

INCLUDES

  • Naturalist guide in English and Spanish
  • Boat transportation in Iquitos
  • Overnights in lodges (Cumaceba Lodge)
  • Excursions mentioned in the program
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

NOT INCLUDES

  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Alcoholic beverages or bottled water.
  • Snacks.
  • Insurance of any kind.
  • Phone calls, radio calls or messages.
  • Other items of personal nature.
  • Tips
  • Extra expenses originated in itinerary changes or others due to force majeure or other circumstances beyond PERU ANDEAN EXPLORER’S control.

WHAT WE RECOMMEND THAT YOU BRING

  • Binoculars (imperative)
  • Flashlight with spare bulbs and extra batteries
  • Day pack
  • Long pants and long-sleeved shirts
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts/Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Sweater or light jacket
  • 1 pair of hiking boots and 1 pair of light shoes or sandals
  • Long socks
  • Rain gear
  • Rubber boots (only in the rainy season—we provide them)
  • Sunhat, sunglasses, sun block
  • Insect repellent (with at least 25% DEET) and after bite
  • Toilet-paper
  • Plastic bags (to keep everything dry)
  • Water bottle (with water for the bus ride into Manu)
  • Copy of a valid passport
  • Money for soft drinks or beers and handicrafts at the Boca Manu landing strip

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