Amazon Survival

Are You Ready To Survive In The Jungle?

Amazon Survival

15 Days
18+ Age

Level of Difficulty:


real challenge for those who want to know their own limits. Participants will have to face situations of isolation and will have to adapt to the environment to be able to survive in the Amazon.


  • Transfer from Iquitos Airport.
  • Land and river transportations included in the itinerary.
  • Public speedboat from Nauta/Requena/Nauta.
  • Native instructor and Amazon Explorer’s tour leader.
  • Presentation of Certificates.
  • Materials: Mosquito nets and machetes.


  • This Jungle Survival Training is open to highly motivated participants with a strong capacity for adaptation and who are in very good physical and mental condition.
  • You must arrive in Iquitos a day before the starting date. The starting date is determined by public river transport operators. Their boats usually leave from Iquitos early in the morning.
  • Reservations must be made with a minimum of 30 days in advance.


Day 1
  • Leave Iquitos at 7:30 am and arrive in Nauta by 9:30 am.
  • Speedboat from Nauta to Requena (3 hr).
  • Hike to deep in the jungle.
  • Survival principles.
  • Personal protection.
  • Overnight in the jungle.
Day 2 - 11
  • Hike to a designated area to begin the challenge.
  • Awareness of the area.
  • Proper use of a machete.
  • Build of individual shelters.
  • Navigating by using the natural signs.
  • Compass training.
  • Techniques for floating on rivers and lakes.
  • Build a raft and float down the river.
  • Techniques of finding water and food.
  • Methods of making a campfire under extreme conditions.
  • Build traps to catch animals.
  • Improvised fishing.
  • Food preparation.
  • Identify and use flora for survival purposes.
  • Recognize animals dangerous to humans.
  • Build individual flotation devices to float down river.
  • Emergency international signals.
  • Isolation phase.
  • Spend the nights deep in the jungle.
  • During this time, you will eat what you have caught or collected.
  • You must apply the techniques learned to Survive.
Day 12 - 15
  • Return hike.
  • Arrival to Requena town.
  • Speedboat from Requena to Nauta (3 hr).
  • Bus from Nauta to Iquitos (2 hr).
  • Arrive in Iquitos by 6:00 pm.
  • Presentation of Certificates.
Departure/Return Location: Iquitos River Port
Departure Time: Please arrive by 7:15 AM for a departure at 7:30 AM
Return Time: Approximately 6:00 PM
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