Day 01. IQUITOS – NANAY PORT – AMAZON RIVER
Morning hours departure from Iquitos Metropolis via auto to reach in the port village of Nanay (Bellavista), where in fact the Rio Nanay meets the Rio Amazonas. After departing by boat we will travel around downriver 70 KM (about 2 hours). Through the riverboat trip we could have a great opportunity of witnessing caimans, turtles, herons, pink river dolphins, snakes, and several additional species of flora/fauna along the riverbank.
Monkey Island - a tiny island about a quarter-hour from the Maniti Lodge, which shelters a sizable number of monkeys within their natural habitat. Throughout your check out on the island you should have the unique possibility to observe and connect to a multitude of monkeys that consist of: Sloth, Goeldi’s monkey, Tamarin monkey, Capuchin monkey, Yellow-Handed Titi monkey, Masked Titi monkey, Cebidae monkey, Wooly monkey, Squirrel monkey, Spider monkey, South American Coati monkey, and more! Along with the many species of monkeys you will need to chance to hold large Anacondas, Boas and connect to the unique and exceptional Amazonian mata-mata turtle. At Monkey Island we may also look at alligators, turtles, toucans, macaws, parrots, etc.
Dolphin watching program at the camp where we could have the unique possibility to start to see the pink freshwater dolphin. If we happen to be lucky we may also have the opportunity to swim with them on the key Amazon River.
At night we will embark on a nocturnal nature hike to discover what forms of species is seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys).
Overnight at Maniti Lodge