Pacaya Samiria Adventure

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Pacaya Samiria Adventure

4 Days
18+ Age

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Covering a vast expanse of 2,080,000 hectares (5,139,784 acres), the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve stands as Peru’s largest reserve. Devoted entirely to the preservation of biological diversity and the sustainable utilization of both terrestrial and aquatic flora and fauna, the reserve exemplifies a commitment to environmental conservation in the region.

Its pristine landscapes and diverse ecosystems not only showcase the richness of the Peruvian Amazon but also serve as a crucial sanctuary for numerous endangered species.

Includes

  • Transfer from Iquitos Airport.
  • Land and river transportations included in the itinerary.
  • Private slow boat type peke-peke.
  • All meals provided for duration of trip.
  • Refreshments.
  • Purified water.
  • Permission to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
  • Native guide and Amazon Explorer’s tour leader.
  • Materials: Mosquito nets, bed sheets and light camping mat.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • 7:30 am Transfer from Iquitos to Nauta city (2 hr).
  • Motorboat from Nauta to Santo Domingo (3 hr).
  • Entrance permit for the National Reserve.
  • Arrival to a village inside the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.
  • Boat excursion to a lagoon.
  • Looking for pink dolphins (Inia geoffrensis).
  • Exploration hiking.
  • Bird watching.
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a typical village house.
Day 2 - 3
  • Motorboat to camping area (3 hr).
  • Construction of camp.
  • Piranha fishing (Serrasalmus nattereri).
  • Hikes through primary jungle in search of wildlife.
  • Identification of medicinal plants.
  • Drinking water from forest vines “Soga de agua”.
  • Searching for the giant tree, largest of the jungle "Lupuna".
  • Nocturnal explorations in search of tarantulas and other insects.
  • Canoeing.
  • Excursion in search of primates.
  • Night exploration in search of alligators and other species.
  • Overnight in the jungle.
Day 4
  • Return by motorboat to the village.
  • Wildlife observation.
  • Buying handicrafts (optional).
  • Return by motorboat to Nauta (3 hr).
  • Transfer from Nauta to Iquitos (2 hr).
  • 6:00 pm Arrival to Iquitos.
Departure/Return Location: Iquitos Hotel or Airport
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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