Day 1: Iquitos/City Tour/ Serpentario / Momon River / Lodge
Pick up from the airport or your hotel.
City tour of the principal attractions of Iquitos: the Main Square, the Catholic Cathedral, the cast iron house built by Eiffel, the Boulevard. Visit the Municipal Museum.
Note: Please note that the City Tours may take place on the final day of the tours and not the first day depending on the flight arrival time of the passenger).
We board the boat for the trip up the Nanay and Momon rivers (Note: It is quite possible that you will share the boat trip with other passengers who are entering the lodge at the same time). Visit to the Serpentarium to see snakes and other exotic animals.
Upon arrival at the Lodge we are warmly greeted with a welcome drink made of local tropical fruits. Free afternoon to enjoy the facilities at the lodge such as the large swimming pool, the water slide and the Jacuzzi. You could also go to the top of our two towers to enjoy the view, or alternatively just relax on the balcony overlooking the Momon river to watch the boats sailing by and observe the birdlife. Our guide fascinates us with tales of the jungle.
Day 2: Lodge
Early in the morning, after having breakfast (optional), we leave at the crack of dawn for an hour long canoe ride upriver to enjoy the great variety of bird life. Hike through the jungle to explore the rainforest.
Visit to the small villages of Gen Gen and Centro Fuerte to learn their customs and habits.
Visit the Botanical Garden, “Chullachaki”. Visit the Alamas Indigenous Tribe.
Night tour in a canoe to see and hear the sounds of the night animals
Day 3 : Lodge
Take a hike to the “trapiche” where you will taste delicious sugarcane liquor. Visit Piranha Park, to see five lakes containing piranhas and crocodiles. Fishing to harvest the abundant variety of fish in the river.
Night tour in a canoe to see and hear the sounds of the night
Day 4: Lodge/Full Day Amazonas river /Barrio Florido
Full Day in the Nanay and Amazon rivers. Visit to Barrio Florido, where we will see Victoria Regia (The world’s largest flower water) and a collection of lizards and “paiche” fish. Visit to Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm. After our adventure we head back to the Lodge to spend the night.
We have a musical jungle jam session using a variety of local acoustic instruments.
Day 5: Lodge/Bora Indigenous Tribe / Iquitos /Airport
Visit the Boras Indigenous Tribe. We return to the city of Iquitos. Observation of the meeting of the waters of the Nanay and Momon Rivers. Boat ride along the Itaya river.
Quistococha Zoo and Lake. The floating city of Belen, also known as the Venice of the Jungle. Then transfer to the airport. End of our services.
- Round trip transportation from the hotel or airport to the port of Bellavista on the Nanay River. Transportation in boat to the lodge.
- Round trip transportation by boat from the port of Bellavista to the Bora Indian villages and the Serpentarium.
- Free use of all installations at the lodge which include the swimming pool, the look-out tower, the musical instruments, the games rooms, the hammocks, the canoes, etc.
- Three meals a day during the whole period that the tourist is inside the lodge. Tea and coffee 24 hours a day from our hot water fountain. If the tourist arrives mid-aftermoon then dinner will be served. The same applies for the final day.
- Bottled water from a water fountain next to the bar and swimming pool, fresh fruit juices during breakfast.
- A permanent English speaking guide will be assigned to the tourists during their visit to the lodge and will stay with them until they leave. Guides are available in other languages upon request.
- All tours mentioned in the program are included in the price.
- Personalized attention.
Does not included:
- Plane tickets, airport taxes.
- Food and drinks in the city of Iquitos on the first and last day.
- All consumption at the bar, which includes bottled soft drinks and alcoholic beverages.
- Purchases made from the Indian tribes for their handicrafts
- Any other personal costs not mentioned in this program.
You should bring:
- Good walking shoes that cover the heals (to avoid twisting your ankle)
- Large sun hat
- Sun cream
- Camera with plenty of film and batteries
- Flashlight/torch to use at nighttime (plus spare batteries)
- Lightweight raincoat with rainproof hat
- Umbrella in case of rain
- A good book to read, plenty of magazines (to read while you relax)
- Pair of Binoculars
- Water flask (fresh drinking water for jungle treks)
- Swimming costume (for swimming in our large pool or in the river)
- The native Indian tribes in the area are very poor and love to receive gifts of used clothing, or anything at all that the tourist does not need and wishes to donate. Also, any items for children such as paper, pencils and pens are very gratefully received.
- There are no pharmacies nearby
- Shared service.