Pacaya Samiria Wildlife Adventure

Pacaya Samiria Wildlife Adventure – 6 days and 5 nights

First day:

Pick up from airport or hotel.

At 8.30 a.m. we travel from Iquitos to Nauta by car for one and a half hours.

We will get on our motorboat at 10.30 to travel upstream through the Marañon River where you will be able to have your first impressions of the Amazon observing the beautiful landscape.

We will arrive to the lodge at 3.00 pm. At that time, you will be accommodated in your respective room.

Lunch is served at 4.00 pm.

Canoeing activity at 5.00 pm

Dinner is served at 7.30 pm.

After dinner, we will visit the village of San Regis to experience a traditional night in the villages of the Amazon Rainforest.

Activities of the first day end at 9.30 pm and then you can enjoy the sounds of the jungle from your comfortable bed.

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Second day:

Breakfast is served at 8.00 am.

At 10.00 am we will get on our boat to travel for one hour until we arrive to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve surveillance post number 1 (PV1), at Santo Domingo in the Yanayacu Pucate River; for entry registration with the reserve rangers.

After formalities are fulfilled, we will navigate for 30 minutes until we arrive to Huaylla (Guaya) lake where we will be able to watch dolphins and birds as herons, egrets, hoatzins and horned screamers. We will fish Piranhas too.

Lunch will be served at this lake.

After the activities in this place, we will navigate to Japan Creek. In the way to this place, we will look for sloths and monkeys.

We will watch dolphins at Japan creek. We can swim near the dolphins.

After the activities in this place we will set up our camping site.

Night exploration to look for alligators and other species.

Activities of the second day end at 9.30 pm.

Third day:

Morning activity at 6.00 am. Hiking through primary jungle looking for primates and wildlife.

Breakfast is served at 8.00 am.

At 9.30 am we will travel for one and a half hours to the Renaco Lake. We will see a variety of birds, dolphins and sloths along the way. At 12.00 p.m. we will begin to prepare our lunch and our camping site to stay overnight.

Jungle hike at 4.00pm. Hiking through primary jungle looking for wildlife. Identification of different kind of trees and medicinal plants.

Night exploration to look for alligators and other species.

Activities of the third day end at 9.30 pm.

Fourth day:

Morning activity at 6.00 am. Hiking through primary jungle looking for primates and wildlife.

Breakfast is served at 8.00 am.

At 9.30 am we will navigate looking for birds, sloths and monkeys in the surrounding jungle.

At 12.00 pm we will navigate to the lodge. We will arrive to the lodge at 1.30 pm.

Lunch is served at 2.30 pm.

Hiking through the surrounding jungle looking for wildlife. The hike takes around three hours.

Dinner is served at 8.00 pm.

Activities of the fourth day end at 9.30 pm and then you can enjoy the sounds of the jungle from your comfortable bed.

Fifth day:

Breakfast is served at 8.00 am.

Fishing day at hidden location.

Dinner is served at 7.00 pm.

Activities of the fifth day end at 9.30 p.m.

Sixth day:

Breakfast is served at 8.00 a.m.

At 9.00 am excursion to the canopy walkways / suspended bridges.

We will be back to the lodge at 12.00 pm to have lunch.

Lunch will be served at 12.30.

After lunch, we will return to Nauta, take our transport and return to Iquitos.

Time of arrival at 6.00 pm. Airport or hotel drop-off.

End of service.

Please note that itineraries are for reference only. They can be modified because of weather conditions or traveler´s interest.

Rates in USD – All Inclusive Tours with Pacaya Samiria & Canopy Walkways – Peque-peque

Tour 6 days 5 nights

Double Room

Triple Room

Quadruple Room
Rate 1260.00 1530.00

1680.00

Included in the rate: Round transportation from Iquitos, accommodation, all meals, tickets to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, Canopy Walkways, activities and guide during the whole program.

What to expect from your trip?

6 Great days in Amazonia (Online review)

“My sons and I spent 6D/5N this past July (2017). We were greeted at the airport and promptly taken to the boat for the start of our trip. Manuel speaks good English so any questions you have can be effectively asked and understood. After a quick lunch at a local restaurant we made our way down to the lodge. It was a 4+ hour ride that was very nice and my sons enjoyed lying in the hammocks provided. If you have a large group they may not fit but since it was just three of us there was room on the boat. You are going against the current so its only 2 1/2 hours on the return.
We arrived at the lodge which was charming and comfortable, and has everything one would need for a great stay. The bedding has mosquito netting so your sleep is worry free. 🙂 The rooms are clean and taken care of every day.
We spent 2 nights in the jungle, taking hikes, fishing, and night canoe rides. Most of the excursions were guided by Johnny who was born and raised right there. His English is ok and I was able to understand him well enough but a little Spanish may be helpful. He was really a great guide and always so happy. Manuel was on the trip so anything we still did not understand was easily translated later. Everything was well planed out and all needed equipment was provided. Bring some nice high socks for the rubber boots to make the longer hikes more comfortable and LOTS of DEET.
We did lots of fishing and for my sons it was probably the highlight of the trip to see the variety of fish we caught. It was always a surprise to see what we pulled in.
The food was always great and we got to try many foods local to the area including all the fish we caught. Manuel’s lovely sister Maria and their mother prepared the food with care and we enjoyed every meal. Even nice hot meals on our camping tips. We miss the daily variety fresh fruit juice.
Johnny even arranged a soccer/football game for my sons to play in with some people at the local village. This was a very competitive game let me tell you. We were able to walk around the village to get an idea of local life and even relax at a store/Bar to have a beer and soda. Strangely it was the cheapest price for a beer in my 3 weeks in Peru, who knew. LOL
We ran across some suspended bridges between trees which was a pleasant afternoon and showcased a beautiful property. On the whole trip we did see many animals, and learned about this amazing place.
If you want to be near the National Park then you must invest some time getting there from Iquitos so choosing a lodge farther away was well worth it. It was also for me a better experience to be with a lodge that gets you into the jungle not just look from a distance in a speed boat or air conditioned cruise. You may as well stay home and see it on TV. Manuel and his Family/team do a great job of giving you enough comfort but still allowing you to feel and experience the jungle up close with complete safety. Thank you”

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