The Iquitos tour in 5 days, Iquitos is a city that is located in the heart of the Amazon where we will find unimaginable places such as lagoons, nature reserves and an immense river to navigate.
This tour will allow us to know the flora and fauna of the area and to enjoy the jungle.
PLACES TO VISIT:
Reception at the airport of the city of Iquitos. Pedestrian City Tour Depending on the time of arrival. Transfer to our private jetty to board our fast boat. Visit to the houseboats from November to July. Sailing along the Amazon River, observing its different farmhouses. Typical drink upon arrival at Cumaceba Amazon Lodge. Assignment of private cabins. Brief tour around the lodge knowing orchids. Typical self-service lunch; walk through the jungle knowing flora and fauna. Sunset over the Amazon River. Night walk – insects, batrachians, tarantulas etc. Dinner. Amazon myths. Night in Cumaceba.
Morning excursion and bird watching walking or in the lagoon, knowing the legendary Shansho – Hoatzin. Breakfast; visit to the native group Yagua to know their typical clothes, dialect, way of life, demonstration of ancient way of hunting, with the “Cerbatana”, elaborate handicrafts that could be exchanged or bought. Typical self-service lunch; tour of the Amazon River visiting a river family who preserve some varieties of animals such as: sloths, monkeys, turtles, “Anacondas” or boa constrictors. Search for gray and pink river dolphins. Canoe night excursion, typical sounds of the humid tropical forest. Dinner. Night at Cumaceba Amazon Lodge.
Breakfast. Tour of the Amazon River and visit to the private project of preservation of monkeys in it will be known 5 varieties, some in danger of extinction. Walk through the jungle knowing some plantations of the ribereños. Canoe tour through a tributary, special to photograph. Return. Amazonian Tales and Myths. Night at Cumaceba Amazon Lodge.
Breakfast and observation of the largest aquatic lilac in the world, Victoria Regia. Recreational fishing excursion species such as: catfish, sardines and the voracious “Piranhas”. Typical self-service lunch. Visit to the riverside farm where the largest freshwater fish is preserved, the “PAICHE” Arapaima Gigas. Walk through the small town knowing your daily work. Return to Cumaceba Amazon Lodge. Dinner and overnight.
Morning walk. Breakfast. Basic indications for survival in the jungle. Rowing by rowing depending on the season visiting a farmhouse. Timely return to Cumaceba Amazon Lodge. Lunch. 14.30 return to the city of Iquitos. Transfer to the hotel or airport.
End of our service.
On flights and trains there is a maximum weight for your luggages, we recommend bringing only important things.
The backpacks can be of any size, but we always recommend the medium, since, inside Machu Picchu, bags of more than 25 liters will not be allowed. If it is larger, you will need to store them outside the gates of the citadel.
The train company that operates to Machu Picchu does not allow the traveler to carry a suitcase that weighs more than 7 kilograms. To go up and visit the city of Machu Picchu, it is recommended to carry a light and small backpack for your convenience; the rest of the luggages you can leave them without any problem at the storage of your hotel in Cusco, or you can also leave at our office in Cusco city, we have an storage too.
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