Wildlife Search & Survival

Explore Deep Of The Jungle

Wildlife Search & Survival

15 Days
18+ Age

Level of Difficulty:


Program focused on the search for wildlife and survival training in one of the Amazon jungle’s most remote and challenging regions. Our team is composed of indigenous experts with profound knowledge of wildlife and survival techniques, ensuring an authentic and enriching experience in the heart of the jungle.

This biodiverse region is renowned for its richness, since we have records of giant anacondas, elusive jaguars, and a remarkable thirteen different species of primates. The itinerary is meticulously designed to seamlessly blend nature and survival, providing participants with a unique opportunity to not only witness the wonders of the Amazon’s wildlife but also acquire essential skills for thriving in this inhospitable environment.

This immersive journey promises an unparalleled adventure, offering a unique opportunity to deepen your understanding of the mysteries of the jungle and hone your survival skills under the guidance of indigenous experts. Join us for an unforgettable exploration that goes beyond mere observation, completely immersing you in the essence of the Amazon.


  • Transfer from Iquitos Airport.
  • Land and river transportations included in the itinerary.
  • Air ticket from Iquitos/Angamos/Iquitos.
  • Slow boat type peke-peke.
  • All meals provided for duration of trip.
  • Purified water.
  • Permit from SERNANP (National Service of Natural Areas Protected by the Peruvian State).
  • Permission to the Matsés National Reserve and Native Community.
  • Indigenous wildlife and survival experts and Amazon Explorer’s tour leader.
  • Materials: Mosquito nets and bed sheets.
  • Participants must bring their own light camping mat.


  • You must arrive in Iquitos a day before the starting date.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Clay licks: Only from June to November, when the rivers are low.
  • Wildlife is unpredictable, sightings are not guaranteed, but by going to a remote area and with wildlife records in the 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.
  • You must reserve a minimum of 30 days in advance.


Day 1
  • Departure by a light aircraf from the Air Force Military Base or Iquitos airport.
  • One-hour flight to the town of Clonia Angamos located on the border with Brazil.
  • Meeting with indigenous experts in wildlife and survival techniques.
  • Overnight in Angamos.
Day 2
  • Organization of supplies and logistics before starting navigation.
  • Motorboat into one of the least explored areas of the Amazon rainforest.
  • Bird watching.
  • Arrive to a native community.
  • Overnight accommodations in a tribal community.
Day 3-12
  • Motorboat into the depths of the virgin jungle.
  • Build camp.
  • Fish for piranhas (Serrasalmus nattereri) and other species.
  • Hike through primary jungle in search of wildlife.
  • Night exploration in search of species.
  • Drink water from forest vines “Soga de agua”.
  • Explore clay licks “Collpas” (deposits of clay containing mineral salts where a large number and variety of animals congregate).
  • Search and identification of traces and footprints.
Survival Activities:
  • Proper use of a machete.
  • Build shelters.
  • Navigate by using natural signs.
  • Techniques to find food and water.
  • Make a campfire.
  • Improvise fishing techniques.
  • Identify and use flora for survival purposes.
  • Build individual flotation devices to float down river.
  • Overnight in the jungle.
Day 13
  • Return by motor boat to the native community.
  • Overnight in native community.
Day 14
  • Return by motor boat to Colonia Angamos.
  • Overnight in Angamos Village.
Day 15
  • Departure by light aircraft from Colonia Angamos to Iquitos.
  • Arrive in Iquitos.
Departure/Return Location: Military Airport of the Peruvian Air Force
Departure Time: To be confirmed
Return Time: Approximately 6:00 PM
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