Discover the Amazon living with a native community
From Iquitos airport or from your hotel in Iquitos
To Iquitos airport or to your hotel in Iquitos
During the 3 days Iquitos Jungle Trip you will discover the Peruvian Amazon. Lodged in front of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, you will learn the secrets of the jungle. The lodge is part of a rural community-based tourism project and is run by a native community.
During 3 days, you will navigate through its rivers, walk through the jungle, feel the sounds of nature, see birds, monkeys, caimans, pink dolphins and much more! Enjoy a unique ecosystem with this private tour. The description is indicative, and the itinerary is fully customizable. You will be able to organize yours with your guide as it best suits you.
Pick up in the city of Iquitos
Your guide will pick you up at your hotel or at the airport in the city of Iquitos, as you indicate in the booking form.
If you select hotel pick up, we will pick you up at 8:00 am. If you prefer the guide to pick you up at the airport, remember to indicate your flight information and arrival time when you make the reservation.
Transfer to the lodge
In the company of your guide, you will head to Nauta on a 2-hour drive by road. Once there, you will take the boat that will take you to the lodge, located on the banks of the Ucayali River, in front of the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
Take advantage of the boat ride (about 3 hours long) to discover all the activities you can do in the Iquitos Jungle and plan your itinerary with the guide.
🐬 Swimming with pink dolphins
Upon arrival at the lodge you will settle into your private room and after lunch, the Amazon adventure begins! We will take advantage of the afternoon to take a boat ride, enjoying the sunset and swimming close to the pink dolphins. We will return to the lodge for dinner and in the evening we will go on an expedition in search of nocturnal animals.
🌿 Jungle walk
After having breakfast and getting our strength back, we will start our second day in Iquitos with a jungle walk. You will be able to appreciate first hand the spectacular nature of the Amazon while the guide explains everything our eyes see.
🐒 Bird and monkey watching
We will return to the lodge for lunch, you will have time to rest and later we will go out by boat for bird watching. We will approach an area where we will see monkeys, if we are lucky, some will even approach the boat to say hello!
🐊 Night boat expedition to see caimans
We will return to the lodge to enjoy a relaxing dinner and then we will have the chance to go out in the boats to look for caimans with our flashlights and see in the darkness of the night the reflection of their bright and lively eyes. Quite an adventure!
🎣 Piranha fishing
After breakfast at the lodge, we will leave once again with the boats to continue discovering the Iquitos jungle. Today we will have ahead of us a unique activity that you can only do in the Amazon: fishing for piranhas. On the way back, we will be able to see the impressive Amazonian Victorias, known as the giant water lilies.
📍 Return to Iquitos city
We will return to the lodge for lunch, pick up our luggage and head back to Iquitos by boat with the guide.
Swim with pink dolphins
Walk through the jungle
Night boat expedition to see alligators
Night walk to see nocturnal animals
Overnight in the middle of the jungle in the open air (with hammocks and mosquito nets)