Amazon Crossing

Discover Your Wild Side

Amazon Crossing

35 Days
18+ Age

We will cross an unexplored area of the Amazon rainforest on foot and in dugout canoes. We have selected a remote area of primary jungle in order to find ecosystems rich in wildlife so that you can live an unforgettable experience in this adventure.

These expeditions are designed for teamwork. There are no “tourist” services. All participants will form a team and must strive to collect firewood, catch fish, prepare food, purify water, build shelters, make rafts, and other activities that help us succeed in this challenge.


  • Transfer from Iquitos Airport.
  • Land and river transportations included in the itinerary.
  • Light aircraft from Angamos to Iquitos.
  • Slow boat type peke-peke.
  • Permit from SERNANP (National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the Peruvian State).
  • Permission to the Matsés National Reserve and Native Community.
  • Expert indigenous trackers and Amazon Explorer’s tour leader.
  • First aid kit, includes antivenom serum.
  • Note: Participants must bring their own camping gear.


  • The air transportation used for this expedition is subject to the dates established by the Peruvian Air Force. The flight may be postponed due to climatic conditions.
  • You must arrive in Iquitos a day before the starting date.
  • We suggest having additional days at the end of the itinerary. In the event that the flight is suspended, the days lost can be recovered.
  • In the event that the flight used in the expeditions is postponed, Amazon Explorer will not take charge of your stay in the city of Iquitos, nor will you receive any type of refund for the days lost.
  • Wildlife is unpredictable, sightings are not guaranteed, but by going to a remote area, you maximize the chance of finding.
  • This expedition is open to highly motivated participants with a strong capacity for adaptation and who are in good physical and mental condition.
  • During these expeditions, in totally unexplored areas, it may be necessary to change the activities and/or the route due to unforeseen situations.
  • These expeditions are extreme and high risky due to the inaccessible terrain and possible encounters whit uncontacted natives.
  • Book with a minimum of 60 days in advance.
  • LIMITED SPACES: 6 participants.

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Day 1 - 3
  • From the city of Iquitos, we motor boat to a river village.
  • Meet with a team of natives who will accompany us on this adventure.
  • Overnights in a typical house.
Day 4 - 10
  • Start the 30 km trek until we find the head of the Gálvez River.
  • Overnights in the jungle.
Day 11 - 32
  • Penetrate deep into the virgin forest.
  • Make dugout canoes.
  • Down river in our canoes (170 km).
  • Continue on foot where navigation is not possible.
  • Build shelters in different areas.
  • Explore day and night for animals.
  • Exploration in "Collpas" (clay lic containing mineral salts, where a large number and variety of animals congregate in order to ingest these salts).
  • Look for jaguar tracks and foot prints.
  • Look for anaconda in lagoons and aguajales.
  • We will get food by our own means.
  • Overnights in the jungle.
Day 33
  • Arrive at a native community.
  • Overnight in a typical, native, community house.
Day 34
  • Motor boat to the village of Angamos.
  • Overnight in a hotel.
Day 35
  • Return by plane to Iquitos.
Departure/Return Location: Iquitos Hotel or Airport
Departure Time: To be confirmed
Return Time: To be confirmed
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