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Amazon Trek

Explore Deep Of The Jungle

Amazon Trek

$19 per person
12 Days 11 Nights
18+ Age

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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.

Includes

  • 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.
  • Note: Participants must bring their own light camping mat.

Important

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • You must reserve a minimum of 30 days in advance.
  • Participants must bring their own light camping mat.
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  • 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

Itinerary

1
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.
2
Day 2 - 4
  • Begin the trek through primary jungle at Requena.
  • Cross streams.
  • Observe the flora and fauna.
  • Nocturnal exploration.
  • Overnight jungle camping.
3
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.
4
Day 9 - 11
  • Trek through primary jungle to Requena.
  • Cross streams.
  • Overnight jungle camping.
5
Day 12
  • Arrive in Requena.
  • Speedboat to Nauta (3 hr).
  • Bus from Nauta to Iquitos (2 hr).
  • Arrive to Iquitos by 6:00 pm.
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