4-Day All Inclusive Private Guided Pacaya Samiria National Reserve from Iquitos
During this 4 day & 3 night tour to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve travelers will have the opportunity to experience camping in the amazon rainforest of Peru! This expedition is loaded with many of our most popular activities including: jungle trekking, freshwater dolphin spotting, canoe rides, night time caiman excursion, Amazon River cruise, plant education, visit to remote lagoons, visit with native amazonian tribes & more!
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What's included :
- All Local Transportation
- All Meals During Excursion (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks)
- Purified Water, Juice, Coffee, Tea, Milk
- All Equipment: Tents, Rubber Boots, Fishing Poles, First Aid, Camping Equipment, Etc.
- Professional Bilingual Guide (English & Spanish)
- Fully Guided Jungle Tours & Excursions As Described In Itinerary
- Bottled water
- Coffee and/or Tea
What's excluded :
- Airport transfers (tour starts from our office in Iquitos)
- Extra Items (Souvenirs, Extra Food, Cigarettes, Etc.
- Airfare (We Can Help Arrange Airfare Upon Request)
- All Airport Taxes
- Personal Expenses: Telephone Calls, Laundry Expenses, Alcoholic Drinks, Etc.
- Insurance Against Theft, Loss, Illness or Accident
- Gratuity For Tour Guides
- Hotel In Iquitos City
- Day 1:
9:00am departure from Maniti Expeditions office in Iquitos City via private auto to arrive in the port town of Nauta (1:30 hours). Breakfast served.Departure in private motorboat we will travel upriver, passing the spectacular meeting of 2 major rivers (Ucayali & Marañon) that come together to form the Amazon River. Upstream boating on the Marañon River into the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (50 miles SW/approx. 2-hour and a half from Nauta). Passenger identification at the reserve’s entrance check-point. Arrival in the Arequipa community where the first camp will be set up. Lunch will be served upon arrival.
Watch diverse species of birds along the way, including egrets, hawks, horned screamers, jacanas, parrots and parakeets. It is also possible to see Amazon River dolphins. Return to Camp for Dinner.
Overnight in tents at Pacaya Samiria Reserve.
Early morning breakfast will be served followed by departure campsite. We will cruise the Rio Marañon for about 3 hours until we reach our destination (Shansho Cocha Lake area). During the riverboat trip you will have a great possibility of seeing primates, reptiles, turtles, birds, pink river dolphins, and many other species of flora/fauna along the riverbank. Arrival for campsite setup and lunch.
Something that immediately catches our attention is the black waters of the rivers, which reflects with such an identical image, the sky, the clouds, the bank’s vegetation, the huge trees, that the tourists have the sensation of traveling between mirrors; this is why the Pacaya Samiria is many times referred to as the “jungle of the mirrors”. Afternoon fishing for piranha, peacock bass and other species of fish in the reserve.
Overnight in Tents in Pacaya Samiria Reserve.
Early morning breakfast will be served followed by a morning departure on our boat, we will start to make our way back in the direction downriver towards Iquitos city. Watch birds as they leave their nests to find their food on the river, among them cotingas, macaws, parrots and Harpy (Harpia harpyja). Excursion to Yanaquillo Creek to spot squirrel monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis), saddle back tamarins (Saguinus fuscicollis) and sloths (Bradypus variegatus). Overnight in tents at Pacaya Samiria Reserve.
We will have an early morning breakfast and prepare for our last excursion into the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. After our morning excursion we will return back to camp to have lunch and pack our belonging and make our way back to the city of Iquitos. During the riverboat trip back to Iquitos you will have a great possibility of seeing caimans, turtles, herons, pink river dolphins, snakes, and many other species of flora/fauna along the riverbank. Private transportation to bring you to the airport or your hotel of choice. End of service.
Departure Point :Maniti Expeditions Office in Iquitos City
Departure Time :9:00 AM
Return Detail :Tour ends at 5:00pm with a hotel/airport drop off
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.