A basic Iquitos and Pacaya Samiria Tour
A basic Iquitos and Pacaya Samiria Tour (6 days)

5 Nights - Price from 525 US$ p.p., based on 2 persons booking, excl. flights - Iquitos, the real jungle adventure. This Amazon tour offers a basic, but great jungle experience deep in the protected national Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.

Complete itinerary, basic Iquitos Pacaya Samiria Tour: Complete itinerary, basic Iquitos Pacaya Samiria Tour:


This adventures tour offers a very basic, but great Amazon jungle experience into the protected Pacaya Samira National Reserve. Your rustic accommodation is located 240 km away from Iquitos, deep into the Amazon rainforest and National Reserve.

Short itinerary of this spectacular jungle adventure:
Day 1: Iquitos
Day 2: Iquitos - Nauta - Yarapa River - Pacaya Samira National Reserve - Dolphin Lodge
Day 3: Yarapa River - Pacaya Samira National Reserve
Day 4: Pacaya Samira National Reserve
Day 5: Pacaya Samira National Reserve (CAMPING)
Day 6: Pacaya Samira National Reserve - Yarapa River - Nauta - Iquitos

For more information about the Amazon Rainforest and the different nature reserves in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia you can visit our special website: Information about the Amazon rainforest reserves


iquitos-amazon-tour-peru-travelDay to day program basic and adventures "A FULL CAYMAN AND DOLPHIN" experience in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. Location: Yarapa River 240km from Iquitos.

Day 1: Arrive in Iquitos

- Arriving in Iquitos and transfer to your hotel.
Iquitos is an interesting and unique metropolitan and is considered to be the biggest city in the world without access roads over land. It is definitely worth to go for a walk and try to catch a taste of its many jungle flavors.
After that it is time to relax at and to prepare yourself for an unforgettabel jungle experience!

Day 2: Start tour into the Amazon Rainforest of Iquitos
- 7:00 am. Pick up from the hotel for your transfer to Nauta city. On the way you will see several small agricultural villages. The trips is about 1:45 hrs.
- We travel by typical boat to the DOLPHIN LODGE which is located at 2hours and 30 minutes from Nauta along the YARAPA RIVER. To get there we will follow the rivers MARAÑON, AMAZON and UCAYALI and have the option to spot pink sweet water dolpins. Upon your arrival you will be given information of the programs.
- Lunch.
- Visit the Amazonia village to observe their daily activities.
- After dinner the guide will take you on an nocturnal excursion by canoe, to look for caimans and watch other different nocturnal species.
- Night in the Lodge.

Day 3:
- Early in the morning you can join a jungle hike, to watch different species in their own habitat.
- After breakfast you can join an excursion by motor boat along the YARAPA RIVER for Piranha fishing, watching birds and other animal species.
- Lunch.
- We have included a special Amazon jungle hike with information about medicinal plants and how to survive in the jungle, using the elements of the area.
regina-water-lili-iquitos-amazon-tour-peru- After dinner, the guide will take you to a nocturnal hike to show you different kind of insects, frogs and other nocturnal species
- Night in the Lodge.

Day 4:
- You can join a very early canoe ride to watch different/species of birds waking up in their own habitat.
- Breakfast, fishing for piranhas and other species like the Cat fish, tucunare, Bujurquis and Acarahuasu in a lake near the Lodge.
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- A jungle hike through the Amazon Rainforest, to spot monkeys and squirrels in their own habitat and see the water plants known as Victoria AMAZONICA (Victoria Regia)
- A trip with canoe through the native villages that lead into the heart of primitive jungle in order to explore and study biological diversity of Amazonia
- Back to lodge
- Supper
- Option to talk/ discus about experiences and the legends in the Amazon

Day 5: (CAMPING)
- Breakfast
- At indicated time, there is a trip to the campsite where you can watch a great variety of fauna and flora and the famous sloths in their own habitat
Later, you can watch and learn about the different insects, palm trees, the famous rubber tree, etc. on the campsite.
- Dinner at the campsite.
- At night you will be staying on this campsite at night and you can chose to join a night trip in order to search for different kinds of fauna and flora species, like caimans, frogs, night monkeys, night birds and fish that is endemic to the Amazon.

Day 6:

- Breakfast and going back to the Lodge
- Lunch
- Going back to Nauta at an indicated time, and continue by private transport to Iquitos.
- You will end this program/tour in our office in Iquitos.
Optional to fly directly back to Lima.

Inclusive and recommended to bring with:


The tour includes:
Hotel/ Airport Transfers IN / OUT.

1 Night in a hotel in Iquitos

3 Nights accommodation at the Dolphin Lodge
1 Night at an campsite
Complete tour program as described above
Purified water throughout the day.
The option to charge the batteries of cameras with our generator. Ask the administrator.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner made based on delicious Peruvian dishes, prepared by staff of the Amazon Dolphin Lodge. If there are vegetarians in the group, please let us know in advance.
Night and day excursions to look for animals.
Expert bilingual naturalist guides and small groups

Not included:
Air tickets and airport taxes (prices depending on the airline and time of the year)
Tips for guides and staff members.
Obligated travel insurance or health insurance.
about 110 US$ additional for a one person booking
Additional/ Personal expenses in the city of Iquitos.
Cigarettes, soda, beer and Laundry
international banking fees
Phone Calls

Recommendations for your stay in the Amazon rainforest jungle:
1. Bring lightweight long sleeves, flared trousers, windproof jacket, hat, sunglasses, water bottle, hiking shoes, flashlight, insect repellent, sunscreen for in the jungle and clothing for your stay in the 'hot and humid' city according to your taste. In case of rain, the operator will provide rubber boots and plastic ponchos at local cost. Note: Boots bigger than size 44 are more difficult to get in Peru.

2. Inform your travel agent about any restrictions on food and / or any health condition, to avoid complications during your stay in the jungle.

3. Vaccinations: Please ask your local health centre about the required vaccinations.

4. Luggage; You can leave your luggage and valuables in the storage at our office in Iquitos on the days that you go to the jungle, free of charge.
Don't take too many valuables with when you go out in Iquitos.

5. The company is not responsible for lost or stolen valuables and other items that are not stored in the save or luggage deposit. iquitos-sunset-amazon-jungle-tour-peru

6. The Lodge has a generator, which runs at certain times of the day to charge the batteries of electronic equipment such as cameras, phones, etc..

7. Rainy Season: November to July, each passenger should bring rain protection.

8. Summer season (no rain): July to November (Beaches in the Amazon, wearing swimsuits and fishing season).

9. RAPD EXCURSIONS: Obey and respect the guide's instructions; stay close to the group and don't take off on your own, this increases the changes that something unpleasant happens to you (getting lost bitten etc.),

10. Likewise, the order of activities may vary depending on weather conditions. IQUITOS average temperature 30 °/  35 °

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