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 1: Iquitos – Cumaceba Lodge- Jungle walk.
Reception at Iquitos airport, short city tour. Transfer to our private harbor to take our speed boat to visit the floating thatch roof houses in the district of “Belen”, located on the edge of the Itaya river,(From November to July) continue traveling down the Amazon River we arrive at the ecological reserve “Cumaceba Lodge”. The reception will be with a welcome drink made of a typical fruit, accommodation in the bungalows with private bathrooms, typical lunch, a long walk in the primary forest to know and learn about medicinal plants and the wild life of the reserve. Dinner and over night in Cumaceba Lodge.

DAY 2: Cumaceba Lodge – Bird Watching – Yagua Indian – Small Zoo.
Early morning, excursion for bird watching on Shansho Cocha. (Hoatzin Lake) Breakfast. Jungle visit to the Yagua community, observing typical dresses (grass skirt) their native language and life styles. Blowgun demonstration and the way how they hunt in times gone by, handicrafts commerce or trading. Typical lunch. Amazon journey to visit a family conservation animal shelter with: sloths, monkeys, turtles, anacondas and constrictor boas. Grey and pink river dolphins watching. Night excursion by canoe to hear rainforest typical sounds.. Dinner. Overnight in cumaceba Lodge.

DAY 3: Cumaceba Lodge – Monkey Island.
Breakfast. Amazon trip to visit a private Monkey Conservation Project with different endangered species like maquisapa, Choro, Huapo Negro y Colorado, musmuki, Tocon, Coto Aullador, Pichicos etc. Lodge return. Overnight in Cumaceba Lodge.

DAY 4: Cumaceba Lodge – Paiches- Lily Pad – Canoeing.
Breakfast. Amazon trip to visit a private Arapaima gigas – Paiche conservation project (The largest fresh- water fish in the Amazon River biggest of the Amazon River). Caimans and Victoria Regia, lily pads. Return to Cumaceba Lodge. Lunch self service. Tour in canoe with paddle special for Photos. Overnight in Cumaceba Lodge.

DAY 5: Cumaceba Lodge – Fishing – Iquitos.
Breakfast and canoe ride for piranha fishing (and other species such as cat fish and sardines). Visit a small village to know their way of living. After which we will return to Lodge and have a typical lunch. Back to Iquitos and to the end of your trip to Cumaceba. Transfer at hotel or airport.

Price per person US$ 449.00 based on double occupancy.