Day 01. IQUITOS - AMAZON RIVER - PACAYA SAMIRIA RESERVE
Morning hours departure from Iquitos Metropolis via personal auto to arrive on the port town of Nauta (1:30 hours). Breakfast served.
Departure in individual motorboat we will travelling upriver, passing the spectacular assembly of 2 key rivers (Ucayali & Marañon) which come together to create the Amazon River.
Upstream boating in the Marañin River in to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (50 kilometers SW / approximately 2 time . 5 from Nauta).
Passenger identification in the reserve’s access check-level. Arrival in the Arequipa network where the primary camp will be setup.
Lunch will end up being served after arrival.
Watch different species of birds on the way, including egrets, hawks, horned screamers, jacanas, parrots and parakeets. Additionally it is possible to observe Amazon River dolphins.
After sunset we will continue an excursion via canoe to identify and catch caiman, we could have the possibility to hold, touch, and take photographs with the caiman.
Go back to Camp for supper.
Overnight in tents in Pacaya Samiria Reserve.
Day 02. PACAYA SAMIRIA RESERVE - SHANSHO LAKE
Morning hours breakfast will be served accompanied by departure campsite. We will cruise the Rio Marañon for approximately 3 time until we reach our vacation spot (Shansho Cocha Lake place). Through the riverboat trip you'll have a great probability of finding primates, reptiles, turtles, birds, pink river dolphins, and several different species of flora/fauna along the riverbank.
Arrival for campsite set up and lunch.
A thing that immediately catches our focus is the dark waters of the rivers, which reflects with this identical graphic, the sky, the clouds, the bank’s vegetation, the enormous trees, that the travelers have the feeling of vacationing between mirrors; that is why the Pacaya Samiria is definitely many times known as the “jungle of the mirrors”.
Afternoon angling for piranha, peacock bass and other species of seafood in the reserve.
We will go back to camp to have evening meal.
Soon after dinner we will embark on a nighttime nature walk to see what forms of species is seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys).
Overnight in Tents found in Pacaya Samiria Reserve.
Day 03. PACAYA SAMIRIA - YANAKILLO CREEK
Morning hours breakfast will be served accompanied by a morning departure in our boat, we will learn to make our in the past on the direction downriver towards Iquitos city.
Watch birds because they keep their nests to come across their foodstuff on the river, included in this cotingas, macaws, parrots and Harpy (Harpia harpyja).
Excursion to Yanaquillo Creek to identify squirrel monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis), saddle rear tamarins (Saguinus fuscicollis) and sloths (Bradypus variegatus).
We will minimize and start to see the giant Lupuna (Ceiba pentandra), Capirona, and Capinurí (Heliocóstilis scabra) trees and in addition eye-getting birds as the Toucan (Pteroglossus), the Crimson Macaw (Ara macao), the Blue-and-Yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), the fantastic Egret (Egreta alba) and the Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona).
Midday we will minimize to have our lunch time.
During the night time after dinner, we can make a night excursion by boat to find the many species of nocturnal pets or animals; this likewise gives us the pleasant possibility to hear the symphony of looks that originates from the forest during the night.
Overnight in tents in Pacaya Samiria Reserve.
Day 04. PACAYA SAMIRIA - IQUITOS CITY
We will have an early on morning breakfast and plan our last excursion in to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. After our morning hours excursion we will get back in to camp to possess lunch time and pack our belonging and produce our in the past to metropolis of Iquitos. Through the riverboat trip back again to Iquitos you'll have a great probability of witnessing caimans, turtles, herons, pink river dolphins, snakes, and several additional species of flora/fauna along the riverbank.
Go to to IIAP (Instituto de Investigación de la Amazonía good Peruana), where you might be able to go to with manatees and fresh drinking water dolphins that contain been rescued from the Amazon and so are being rehabilitated.
Questions & Answers
What time does this tour depart from Iquitos and arrive back in?
Arriving by Plane?
- We can start the tour at anytime for flights arriving to Iquitos from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
- For peope arriving later than 3:00 pm we will start tour the next day pick up from your desired hotel around 9:00 a.m
Already in Iquitos?
- For people that are already in a hotel the pick up will be around 9:00 a.m
What time are we back to Iquitos?
- This 4 days tour end around 1:00 pm on last day to our office, we can drop you off to airport at anytime from 1 pm to 5 pm people that are already in a hotel we will drop you off at the end of the tour
What to bring for this 4 days tambopata tour?
Amazon Rainforest suggested list excursion
- Backpack rain cove
- Mesh laundry bag
- Toiletry bag with hygiene essentials
- one quart largemouth water bottles (we will provide you with water so you can refill it any time)
- Small headlamp with a L.E.D. bulb & extra batteries
- water shoes ( We will provide you with rubber boots at Jungle Lodge)
- Chaco o Teva type sandals
- 1 bottle of DEET bug repellent
- 1 bottle of sun screen (waterproof)
- 4 pairs of socks
- 4 pairs of underwear
- 1 bathing suits
- 2 shorts
- 1 rain jacket or plastic poncho
- 1 long sleeve shirts
- 4 short sleeve shirts
- winter jacket and shell
- 1 sweatshirts or sweaters
- wide brim hat
Pocket size English/Spanish dictionary
Guide book for Peru (lonely planet, rough guide, or similar) At least 1 novel to read
- 1 set Gore-Tex (or similar waterproof breathable material) pants and jacket storm gear
- Watch with alarm
- snorkel, fins, mask
- approach or summer hiking boot
- digital camera
Useful things to know before you go
- S/. Sol
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There are no vaccines required to enter Peru. If you decide to take medicines. These are suggested indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel.
- For HEPATITIS B
Recommended for Peru. Normally 2 months before travel.
- For RABIES
Recommended for Peru. Normally 1 month before travel.
- For YELLOW FEVER
Recommended for Peru. Normally 10 days before travel.
- Depending on the accommodation in the jungle, electricity hours are limited during the day, most hotels offer several hours in the evening, usually until 10 pm, allowing travelers to charge their personal items.