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( 3 days and 2 nights )
Interact with Nature and experience a
profound appreciation for life. The outings in the Yanayacu
Ecosystem environment (“The Kingdom of the Giant Trees”) are
aimed to let you discover the extraordinary beauty of the
lowland Amazon rainforest as well as the warmth and
friendship of its native people, both coexisting peacefully
and depending on each other for their survival. Our skilled
guides will lead the exciting jungle trekking and river
boating that will bring-out the adventure spirit within you.
You will find out about the efforts that are being done here
to preserve the largest tropical forest on Earth and you
will also become part of this effort!
Itinerary Day by Day:(B)= breakfast /
(L)= lunch / (D)= dinner
Cost by person
Day 1: Arrival to Iquitos – Amazon Sinchicuy Lodge –
Tambo Yanayacu Lodge (L-D)
Meet and greet at the Iquitos Airport from where you will be
transferred to the city (you will briefly sightsee the
tourist highlights of Iquitos along the way).
Transfer in the morning from your hotel to the river wharf.
Speed boat trip on the Amazon, the world’s largest river.
During the trip, you will see the magnificence of the
Amazon, the exuberance of the jungle and the picturesque
villages appearing on the shores with their particular color
Arrival and accommodation in the Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge
located 45 minutes from Iquitos. The native-style lodge
built with natural materials is upon high ground, surrounded
by trees, plants and flowers, where birds and butterflies
Refreshing “welcome drink” made with regional fruit (cocona,
camu camu, copoazu, other) and brief instructions about the
sustained conservation standards that must be observed in
the lodge and its surroundings in order to make your tour
Ecocultural Circuit (The Sinchicuy Watershed Ecosystem)
Short walk or canoe ride in the afternoon –depending on the
season- to “Nuevo Peru” where a Yagua community has
established. You will get acquainted with their customs, see
their unique apparel made of palm fibers and even try their
“pucuna” or blowgun.
Visit the local “shaman” who will explain about the
marvelous healing properties and use of some of these plants
Visit the Wildlife Rescue Center.
Lunch at the Amazonas Sinchicuy. Gastronomy in the lodge is
based upon the ample use of natural and fresh products from
the river and the local farmlands.
After lunch boat transfer to the opposite side of the Amazon
where the trip continues on foot through the riverside
farmlands and rainforest trail until reaching the Yanayacu
Boat or canoe on the Yanayacu River to the Tambo Yanayacu
Lodge located in the “Kingdom of the Giant Trees”.
Watch the rich avian fauna of the area.
See the diverse medicinal plants, epiphyte plants
(bromeliads) growing high on the trees, and giant flora like
the “lupuna” or ceiba tree species over 150-feet high.
Search for primates and sloths that mimetize with the forest
Lunch at the Tambo Yanayacu (38 Miles NE of Iquitos).
Trek to oxbow lake in the afternoon where it is possible to
find the Horned Screamer (Anhima cornuta), eye-catching bird
specie that feeds on aquatic flora.
Evening walk or canoe ride.
Dinner at the Tambo Yanayacu.
Day 2: Tambo Yanayacu Lodge (B-L-D)
Birdwatching during the early morning hours. Best time to
identify and photograph bird species as they search their
food on the river.
Breakfast at the Tambo Yanayacu.
Hike to Yagua Cocha. Long walk following the jungle used by
the people that live in this area to reach one of the
largest and most beautiful lakes. Here you can also spot the
Hoatzin or “shansho” bird (Opisthocomus hoatzin) and if you
wish you may practice native-style fishing onboard a dugout
Box lunch (you may request the cook to prepare what you
might have fished).
Return to the Tambo Yanayacu and be part of the
reforestation program activity Plant-a-Tree in an area near
Visit a typical farmers’ village or if you prefer, canoe or
swim on the paradisiacal creek.
If you made camping-near-the-lake arrangements at the moment
you reserved this tour, our staff will provide the necessary
camping gear for your safety and comfort.
Day 3: Tambo Yanayacu – Iquitos - Home (B-L)
Breakfast at the Tambo Yanayacu.
Excursion to Amazon River village.
Lunch at the Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge.
Return by boat in the afternoon to Iquitos and transferred
back to your hotel or to the airport at a convenient time to
board your flight.
All hotel and lodge accommodations based on double
All scheduled transportation.
All scheduled excursions with English-speaking guide
All entrance fees.
Meals as specified in the itinerary.
International Domestic airfares, airport departure
taxes or visa fees, excess baggage charges,
additional nights during the trip due to flight
cancellations, alcoholic beverages or bottled water,
snacks, insurance of any kind, laundry, phone calls,
radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of flights
and items of personal nature, domestic flight.
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