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Peru Nature Amazonia Iquitos 5days
This 5-day itinerary offers a comprehensive Amazon rainforest experience, including wildlife encounters, jungle exploration, and cultural interactions in the Peruvian Amazon.
Peru Nature Amazon Iquitos
- Trips: Peru Nature Amazon.
- Length: 5 Days /4 Nights
- Type of service: Private
- Location: Southern Peru,
- Activities: Peru Nature Amazon, flora & fauna,
- Altitude: 600 – 4,000 m.a.s.l.
- Best time to visit: May – October
- Departure: April – November
- Minimum of participants: 5
- Maximum of participants: 10
- Price per person: USD
DETAILED TOUR ITINERARY:
Peru Nature Amazon Iquitos 5 day
Day 1: Arrival and Exploration .
Our adventure Peru Nature Amazon Iquitos begins at 8:00 AM, with a pick-up from your hotel, followed by a private car transfer to the charming city of Nauta. Along the way, you’ll catch glimpses of small local villages
nestled near the rugged road. This scenic drive lasts approximately one hour and forty-five minutes. In Nauta, we’ll explore the historic city center, characterized by rustic mud-built houses, showcasing the area’s rich history.
From Nauta, we’ll embark on a boat journey down the Marañon River to reach the Explorer Lodge, nestled near a picturesque lagoon. Upon arrival, savor a welcome drink featuring fresh, natural, and typical Amazon fruits. We’ll assign you a private room and provide an overview of our exciting program. Your adventure
continues with a canoe ride to the enchanting “Anaconda Cocha” lake. Afterward, relish a lunch featuring traditional jungle cuisine and embark on a guided walk through the primary jungle to learn about the local plant
life, including trees like Capirona, Capinuri, Chonta, Cercropias, Mohena, and the colossal Lupuna or Ceiba Pethandra. As you explore, keep
an eye out for various bird species and local wildlife, such as Macaws, Parrots, Wild Ducks, Horned Screamers, and Kingfishers.
In the evening, return to the lodge for a delicious dinner, and receive a briefing on the nocturnal canoe excursion, where you’ll have the opportunity to observe Caymans and other fascinating nocturnal species before retiring to the
peaceful lodge for the night.
Day 2: Amazon River Exploration -Peru Nature Amazon Iquitos .
Start your day with an early jungle walk to witness Monkeys and Squirrels in their natural habitat, followed by a hearty breakfast. After breakfast, embark on a motorboat excursion to the Marañon and Ucayali Rivers, the
birthplace of the Amazon. Then, we’ll navigate the blackwater of the Yarapa River, a tributary of the Amazonia
River, for an opportunity to spot the legendary Pink Dolphin. A delectable lunch will be served onboard the boat,
and we’ll visit the indigenous village of “Castilla” to gain insights into their daily lives and unique handicrafts. Later, we’ll explore local farms and enjoy a picturesque sunset on the river before returning to the lodge for dinner. Your
guide will provide information on the evening’s meal and activities. As the sun sets, take a night walk in the jungle to discover nocturnal insects like Batracios and other intriguing species before spending the night in the lodge.
Day 3: Deep into the Jungle -Peru Nature Amazon Iquitos .
Early in the morning, embark on a canoe ride to the “Anaconda Cocha” lagoon, where you can observe a wide variety of bird species in their natural habitat. Return to the lodge for a satisfying breakfast, and afterward, try your
hand at fishing for Piranha and other fish species like Catfish, Tucanare, Bujurquis, Acarahuiasu, and Sardines in the lagoon near the lodge, using traditional fishing poles. After a productive fishing session, return to the lodge for
lunch. In the afternoon, explore the jungle further and set up camp near the lagoon, using mosquito nets. Participate in nocturnal fishing using traditional equipment and engage in a night-time nature walk, guided by
experts in local jungle survival. Conclude the day with dinner at the camp, experiencing the remarkable ambiance of the rainforest.
Day 4: Learning and Relaxation – Peru Nature Amazon Iquitos .
Begin your day with an early breakfast, followed by an informative session on jungle survival skills and the use of
local medicinal plants. Return to the lodge for lunch and enjoy a leisurely afternoon near the lagoon, where you can
relax and observe the stunning giant lily pads. In the evening, savor a delicious dinner at the lodge while discussing your day’s experiences.
Day 5: Farewell and Departure .
Enjoy breakfast and embark on a walk to visit the nearby “Cayman Lake,” where you can observe various animal species, providing a glimpse of the high jungle. Return to the lodge for lunch, and from there, we’ll head back to the
city of Nauta. Finally, we’ll arrange transportation to take you to the city of Iquitos, where your adventure concludes with a transfer to your hotel or the airport.
The Iquitos Amazonia nature reserve boasts incredible biological diversity, with numerous plant and animal species, many of which remain scientifically uncharted. Established in 1757, the reserve has a rich history
intertwined with the indigenous groups of Iquitos, Santa Bárbara, and San Pablo, thanks to the efforts of Jesuit
missionaries. Join us on this incredible journey to uncover the natural wonders of this remarkable region.
WHAT TOUR SERVICES:
Included in the tour nature
- A professional naturalist Tour Guide;
- Motorboat transportation;
- Entrance fee to the rainforest.
- A professional Cook,in the trips nature
- Meals: 4x breakfast, 4x lunch, 4x dinner and drinking water (Please note: vegetarian option upon request for no extra cost!);
- Accommodation: 4 nights in lodges in the forest nature
- First aid kit, including a poison extractor, mosquito bite treatment and an antidote for a snake bite;
- Radio communications for Nature
- Rubber boots trek nature .
Not Included inthe tour nature 5 days:
- Any flight nor airport departure taxes; in the Peru Nature
- Travel insurance;
- Vaccination for jungle trips;
- Breakfast on the first day and dinner on the last day;
- Tips to local staff.
What to need to bring to Rainforest Nature 5 days:
- What to take with you to the 5 days:
- Mosquito repellent (DEET 35 recommended as a MINIMUM!!),
- Original passport for trail Nature
- Small backpack,
- Long sleeved cotton shirts (preferably green coloured),
- Long cotton trousers,
- Cotton long socks (to be put into your trousers),
- Comfortable walking shoes,
- Sandals or light shoes,
- Rain gear (e.g. rain poncho),
- Sweater (for the beginning of the tour in Andes and the cloud forest only),
- Binoculars (we also rent it),
- Camera and its charger for jungle trips,
- Plastic bags to be used for clothes and a camera,
- A hat as a protection against the Sun or rain,
- Small towel,
- Toilet paper,
- Antibacterial gel,
- Sun cream,
- Flashlight (with spare bulb and batteries),
- A bottled water (1 litre as a minimum),
- Pocket money (Soles) to buy some beverages and souvenirs as well as to tip.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs):
Trips to wildlife rainforest nature
Iquitos achieved a short period of success during the “rubber fever” towards the end of the XIX century. Proof of this can be seen in the opulent houses and mansions with
ornate facades decorated with Portuguese mosaics. Of particular note is the famous Iron House, whose construction was ordered by the Bolivian rubber entrepreneur Baca
Diaz, and whose design belongs to the Frenchman Gustave Eiffel. The riverfront of the city is a beautiful boardwalk to stroll along. The neighboring area of Padre Isla also
holds a great many charms and can be visited by taking a boat from the port. The Mapococha Lake can be visited as well as the Moronacocha and Quistococha Lagoons.
In fact, in this place there is an extensive park-zoo that is well worth visiting, as the specimens give us a good overall idea of the fauna. The lacustrine district of Belen
and the local market are exotic and interesting, but Iquitos’ strength is I in the variety of lodges built in the rainforest where
you can learn about the people of the as well a flora and fauna, bathe in the warm waters of the Cochas (lagoons), practice canoeing, water skiing, take v through the jungle amazon and experience the beauty of n at its finest.
Peru Nature Adventure
The Peru Nature River Basin occupies the entire central and eastern area of South America, lying to the east of the Andes mountain range and extending from the
Guyana Plateau in the north to the Brazilian Plateau in the south. The Basin covers more than 6,100,000 km2, or 44% of the land area of the South American continent,
extending into Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The Basin has widely varying climatic and topographic characteristics, with
elevations ranging from sea level at the River’s mouth, to an altitude of the Peru Nature 6,500 m in the Andes. The River, which runs for approximately 7,100 km from
its source in Peru Nature to the Atlantic Coast of Brazil, is the world’s longest, widest, and deepest river. Its discharge of approximately 210,000 m_ per second exceeds the combined discharge of the world’s nine next largest rivers.
The Amazon Peru Nature River system is divided into 10 subbasins, the largest of which in area are the Negro, Xingú, Madeira, Tapajós, and Juruá subbasins. In terms of
discharge, from a hydrological standpoint, an estimated 65% of the Basin’s total flows into the Atlantic Ocean comes from the Solimoes and Madeira river sub basins,
originating in the Andes of the and comprising about 60% of the Basin’s land area. Most of the Basin is covered by tropical rainforest Peru Nture, accounting for more
than 56% of all broad leaf forests in the world. Its Amazon Peru Nature ecosystems are characterized by great biodiversity, with more than 30,000 plant species, nearly 2,000
fish species, 60 reptile species, 35 mammal families, and approximately.
IQUITOS PERU AMAZON
This is the largest city in the Peruvian Amazon and can be reached by air or river. It is located on the left bank of the Amazon River in the province of Maynas, department
of Loreto. Its name was given by the indigenous group in the city of Iquitos. It was founded in 1757 as a result of the gradual population of the villages of San Pablo de
los Napeanos (Ttaya the banks of the river) and Santa Barbara de Nanay. These two villages were established by Jesuit missionaries during his evangelical work with native Iquitos and Yameos.
Iquitos managed a short period of success during the “rubber boom” towards the end of the nineteenth century. Proof of this can be seen in affluent homes and
mansions with ornate facades decorated with Portuguese tiles. Of particular interest is the famous Casa de Hierro, whose construction was ordered by the
employer Bolivian rubber Baca Diaz, whose design belongs to the French Gustave Eiffel. The riverside city is a beautiful promenade to stroll. The neighboring
area of Padre Island also has many charms and can be visited by taking a boat from the port. Lake Mapococha can visit as well as the Moronacocha and Quistococha
Lagunas. In fact, in this place there is an extensive zoo worth a visit as specimens give a good general idea of the Amazonian fauna.
The lake district of Bethlehem and the local market are exotic and interesting, but the strength of Iquitos is that variety of cottages built in the jungle where you can
learn about the people of the Amazon and flora and fauna, bathing in the warm waters of the lakes (lakes), the canoeing, waterskiing, v taken through the jungle and experience the beauty of n at its finest.