Iquitos is known as the "capital of the Peruvian Amazon." The city is located in the Great Plains of the Amazon Basin, fed by the Amazon, Nanay and Itaya rivers. Overall, it constitutes the Iquitos metropolitan area, a conurbation of 471,993 inhabitants consisting of four districts: Iquitos, Punchana, Belén, and San Juan Bautista. It is the largest city in the world that cannot be reached by road – it is accessible only by river and air.

Itinerary:

Day 01: Amazon River – Paiche farm – Yagua Indian Tribe
Reception at Iquitos airport. A tour around downtown the city to get to know the most significant landmarks, some of which are from the rubber boom (subject to arrival time). Transfer to our private jetty to board the fast boat to Amazonas Botanical Lodge, on the way we will observe floating houses (Nov-Jul), junction of the rivers Itaya and the Natural Marvel Amazon River, During the transfer we will note various different communities on the banks of the Amazon River, we will make a stop to start the first tour at the Paiche and caiman Farm and observe the world’s largest aquatic plant “Victoria Regia”. A short break to enjoy a refreshing coconut drink, soft drinks, etc. Continuing the journey through the Amazon, arriving to the lodge we will be welcomed with a local drink and will find our rooms. Walk along the path of the medicinal plants knowing the cat’s claw, blood of degree, nail huasca, etc. Typical self-service lunch. Relax. 3:00 p.m. Walk through the jungle until arriving at the native community of the Yaguas, we will know their customs, way of life, participation of the tourists for the use of the blowpipe or pucuna, return to the lodge by boat, on the way we can observe the Amazonian Sunset. Free time to rest. Dinner. Use of the refreshing swimming pool. Overnight at Amazonas Botanical Lodge.

Day 02: Visit to artisanal trapiche – Recreational fishing
Canoe ride or morning walk according to the season, watching birds in their habitat. Breakfast. Walk through the jungle of the giant trees, getting to know the impressive Ceiba (Lupuna). Return to the lodge. Typical self-service lunch. In the afternoon, tour the Amazon River and visit to artisanal Trapiche, demonstration and participation of tourists in the extraction of sugarcane juice that the inhabitants use to make derivatives such as rum and molasses. Recreational fishing on the banks of the river. Night trip in canoe or walk according to the season, listening to the sounds of the rainforest and watching tarantulas, insects. Dinner. Overnight at Amazonas Botanical Lodge.

Day 03: Visit to wild animals rescue center – Return to Iquitos
Breakfast. Visit to coastal villager who preserves certain animals like anacondas of water and earth, lazy bear, turtles, parrots, toucan among others at indicated time. Return to Botanical Lodge, typical self-service lunch. We started heading for the city of Iquitos. Transfer to hotel or airport. End of services.

Price per person US$ 345.00 based on double occupancy.