Amazon Trek – 10 Days
Amazon Trek – 10 Days

Duration: 10 days
Level of Difficulty:

Ideal for those interested in a long trek through primary rainforest, this itinerary offers physical challenges in a natural environment. Native Matses experts who will share their knowledge of Amazonia will accompany participants.

DAY 1

– 6:00 am Transfer from Iquitos to Nauta city (2 hr).
– Speedboat from Nauta to Requena (3 hr).
– Meeting with Matses indigenous.
– Accommodation: Overnight in Requena.

DIA 2-4

– Hike through primary jungle from Requena (50 km or 31 mi).
– Crossing of streams.
– Observation of the flora and fauna.
– Nocturnal exploration.
– Overnight in the jungle.

DAY 5-7

– Motorboat to a “Colpas” (deposit of clay containing mineral salts where a large number and variety of animals gather).
– Construction of camp and construction of shelters.
– Fishing for piranha (Serrasalmus nattereri) and other species.
– Identification of animal tracks and footprints.
– Excursion in search of primates.
– Overnight in the jungle.

DAY 8-9

– Hike through primary jungle to the town of Requena (50 km or 31 mi).
– Crossing streams.
– Observation of the flora and fauna.
– Overnight in the jungle.

DAY 10

– Arrival in Requena.
– Speedboat to Nauta city (3 hr).
– Transfer from Nauta to Iquitos (2 hr).
– 6:00 pm Arrival to Iquitos city.

Includes: – Transfer from Iquitos Airport, land and river transportations included in the itinerary, public speedboat from Requena to Nauta, Matses native guides and Amazon Explorer’s tour leader.
Materials: Mosquito nets and bed sheets.
Note: Participants must bring their own sleeping pad.

Important – Amazon Explorer will provide campaign food for each participant, who has to Transferry theirs provisions. Water will be gathered from streams and be treated before to drink.

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