Amazon Trek

Explore Deep Of The Jungle

Amazon Trek

12 Days
18+ Age

Level of Difficulty:


Ideal for those interested in long treks through primary rainforest. This itinerary offers physical challenges in a natural environment. Native experts will share their Amazon knowledge with our participants along the way.
The trek is 100 km (62 mi) roundtrip, 50 km out and 50 km back.


  • Transfer from Iquitos Airport.
  • Land and river transportations included in the itinerary.
  • Public speedboat from Nauta/Requena/Nauta.
  • Native guides and Amazon Explorer’s tour leader.
  • Materials: Mosquito nets and bed sheets.

Each Participant should bring

  • Light camping mat.
  • Personal water Filter for hiking.
  • Rubber boots.


  • 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.
  • Amazon Explorer will provide campaign food for each participant, who has to carry theirs provisions. Water will be gathered from streams and be treated before to drink.
    Clay licks: Only from June to November, when the rivers are low.
  • This expedition is open to highly motivated participants with a strong capacity for adaptation and who are in good physical and mental condition.
  • You must reserve a minimum of 30 days in advance.


Day 1
  • 6:00 am Transfer from Iquitos to Nauta city (2 hr).
  • Speedboat from Nauta to the town of Requena (3 hr).
  • Meet with the indigenous members who will accompany on this trek.
  • Overnight in Requena.
Day 2 - 4
  • Begin the trek through primary jungle at Requena.
  • Cross streams.
  • Observe the flora and fauna.
  • Nocturnal exploration.
  • Overnight jungle camping.
Day 5 - 8
  • Motorboat to a clay lick “Collpas” (deposits of clay containing mineral salts where a large number and variety of animals gather).
  • Build camps and shelters.
  • Fish for piranha (Serrasalmus nattereri) and other species.
  • Identify animal tracks and footprints.
  • Search of primates.
  • Overnight jungle camping.
Day 9 - 11
  • Trek through primary jungle to Requena.
  • Cross streams.
  • Overnight jungle camping.
Day 12
  • Arrive in Requena.
  • Speedboat to Nauta (3 hr).
  • Bus from Nauta to Iquitos (2 hr).
  • Arrive to Iquitos by 6:00 pm.
Departure/Return Location: Iquitos River Port
Departure Time: Please arrive by 5:45 AM for a departure at 6:00 AM
Return Time: Approximately 6:00 PM
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