4-Day Amazon Wildlife Adventure in Pacaya-Samiria Reserve from Iquitos, Peru
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4-Day Amazon Wildlife Adventure in Pacaya-Samiria Reserve from Iquitos, Peru
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4-Day Amazon Wildlife Adventure in Pacaya-Samiria Reserve from Iquitos, Peru

4 days
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Day 1:
- 7:30 am Departure from the hotel or the Amazon Explorer office.
- Car from Iquitos to Nauta (1:30 hrs).
- Motorboat from Nauta to Santo Domingo (3 hrs).
- Entrance permit for the National Reserve.
- Arrival to a village inside the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve.
- Boat excursion to a lagoon.
- Looking for pink dolphins (Inia geoffrensis).
- Exploration hiking.
- Bird watching.
- Accommodation: Overnight in a typical village house.

Days 2 to 3:
- Motorboat to camping area (3 hrs).
- Set up camp.

During these days we will do the following activities:
- Piranha fishing (Serrasalmus nattereri).
- Hikes through primary jungle in search of wildlife.
- Identification of medicinal plants.
- Drinking water from forest vines “Soga de agua”.
- Searching for the giant tree, largest of the jungle "Lupuna".
- Nocturnal explorations in search of tarantulas and other insects.
- Canoeing.
- Excursion in search of primates.
- Night exploration in search of alligators and other species.
- Overnight in the jungle.

Day 4:
- Return by motorboat to the village.
- Wildlife observation.
- Buying handicrafts (optional).
- Return by motorboat to Nauta (3 hrs).
- Car from Nauta to Iquitos (1:30 hrs).
- 7:00 pm Arrival to Iquitos city.
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  • Hotel or airport pickup and drop-off.
  • Land and river transportation included in the program.
  • Private boat trip.
  • All meals provided for duration of trip.
  • Refreshments and purified water.
  • Permission to the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve.
  • Native guides and tour leader.
  • Materials/Gear: Mosquito nets, sheets, and sponge sleeping pad.
  • Discount at Emperador Terraza, a small and central hotel in Iquitos (info@emperadorterraza.com)
  • Taxes.
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Private transportation
Not included
  • Gratuities
  • Rubber boots (wellies). Available to buy in Iquitos until size 10.5 (US) or 44 (EUR)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This program is for adventurers, we spend the night in a villager's traditional house and camp. We do not offer eco-lodges.
  • For camping, in order to sleep we use with Rectangular Mosquito Nets, sheets and sponge sleeping pad.
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  • Passport or ID number
  • Nationality
  • Date of Birth
  • Shoe size
  • Detailed food requirements (vegetarian, gluten-free, etc).
  • Allergies or medical conditions
  • Flights information (airline, flight number and arrival/departure hours)
  • Name of your Hotel in Iquitos
  • It is suggested to arrive in Iquitos a day before to avoid issues caused by flight delays. Flight out must be taken after 9:30pm or, much better, a day after the program.
  • Important: We reserves the right to change the activities listed in the itinerary, in case they cannot be performed due to weather conditions or water levels of rivers in different seasons
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
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