From (USD) $955*per person double occupancy

[8D/7N] Spiritual Ayahuasca

This 8 Day & 7 Night amazon rainforest tour will expose you to all of the sights and sounds of the Amazon rainforest! This tour includes 1 night of jungle camping at “Mirador Palo Alto”, a 3 story observation tower that provides a bird’s-eye view of the lowland jungle. Looking to get a taste of Iquitos rainforest camping? We will also spend 1 night on the banks of the Rio Napo sleeping in tents! During our Iquitos jungle tour travelers will experience our most popular activities including: night time caiman excursion, visits to lagoons, bird watching excursion, piranha fishing, rainforest hiking, visit with native Amazonian tribes, canoe rides, viewing of pink river dolphins and much more!

All ayahuasca programs include one private session of ayahuasca with a master shaman

Program Details by Day

  1. Arrival To Camp / Monkey Island / Dolphin Spotting / Nocturnal Hike
  2. Animal Observation Excursion / Piranha Fishing / Ayahuasca Ceremony
  3. Visit Local Village / Lagoons Excursion / Nocturnal Rainforest Hike
  4. Jungle Hike / Palo Alto / Day Excursions / Nocturnal Excursion
  5. Lagoons / Day Excursions / Nocturnal Excursion
  6. Rio Napo / Day Excursions / Nocturnal Boat Excursion
  7. Morning Hike / Amazon Plant Education / Day Excursion / Nocturnal Excursion
  8. Morning Jungle Hike / Visit With Natives / Belen

Day 1

Morning departure from Iquitos City via auto to arrive in the port town of Nanay (Bellavista), where the Rio Nanay meets the Rio Amazonas. After departing by boat we will travel downriver 70 KM (about 2 hours). During the riverboat trip we will have a great possibility of seeing caimans, turtles, herons, pink river dolphins, snakes, and many other species of flora/fauna along the riverbank.

Monkey Island – a small island about 15 minutes from the Maniti Lodge, which shelters a large number of monkeys in their natural habitat. During your visit on the island you will have the unique opportunity to observe and interact with a wide variety of monkeys that include: Sloth, Goeldi’s monkey, Tamarin monkey, Capuchin monkey, Yellow-Handed Titi monkey, Masked Titi monkey, Cebidae monkey, Wooly monkey, Squirrel monkey, Spider monkey, South American Coati monkey, and many more! Along with the various species of monkeys you will have to opportunity to hold very large Anacondas, Boas and interact with the very unique and rare Amazonian mata-mata turtle. At Monkey Island we will also see alligators, turtles, toucans, macaws, parrots, etc.

Dolphin watching session at the camp where we will have the unique opportunity to see the pink freshwater dolphin. If we are lucky we will also have the chance to swim with them on the main Amazon River.

In the evening we will go on a nocturnal nature hike to see what types of species can be seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys).

Overnight at Maniti Lodge

Day 2

We will begin our day early, waking up in time to see the sunrise over the Amazon River, and then we will leave the camp to go on a animal observation excursion (via boat) where will have the opportunity to see pairs various types of flora and fauna.

Afternoon fishing excursion via boat with opportunity to catch piranha, catfish & other species of fish.

Viewing of Victoria Regia – the largest freshwater aquatic plant in the world.

Orientation where we will have the opportunity to meet with the master shaman to discuss the work he will carry out in the evening.

Evening Ayahuasca Ceremony.

Overnight at Maniti Lodge

Day 3

Morning visit with a local village to learn and observe the local people’s daily life and customs.

In the afternoon we will visit lagoons and tributaries in close proximity to the Maniti Lodge. Here, we can make a variety of activities, dependent on the tourist, such as jungle hiking, canoe rides, fishing, plant education, animal observation or maybe just relaxing with a nice cool swim in one of the lagoons or on the Amazon River!

We will begin our day early, waking up in time to see the sunrise over the Amazon River, and then we will leave the camp to go on a animal observation excursion (via boat) where will have the opportunity to see pairs various types of flora and fauna.

In the evening we will go on a nocturnal nature hike to see what types of species can be seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys).

Overnight at Maniti Lodge.

Day 4

Morning jungle hike (30-45 minutes) with destination “Palo Alto”.

The unique attraction “Palo Alto Mirador” is a lookout point that has 3 different observation deck levels. Here guests have a birds-eye view of the lowland Peruvian Amazon from 5, 10, and 15 meters above ground. Here we will have the opportunity to spend the night with excellent opportunities to observe various species of wildlife in their natural habitat.

Daytime exploration of the area that includes hiking, canoe ride in lagoon, fishing (depending on request from passenger).

In the evening we will go on a night time nature walk to see what types of species can be seen (reptiles, spiders, monkeys).

Overnight at top observation deck of Palo Alto (setting up a tent or in hammocks).

Day 5

Morning bird watching session from “Palo Alto”.

Today we will visit some lagoons that are located close to the Maniti Camp Lodge, near the Río Napo. They hold a great variety of palms, large trees and a beautiful landscape.

Here we can make a variety of activities, dependent on the passenger, such as trekking, canoe rides, fishing, and identification of plants, bird watching or maybe just relaxing with a nice cool swim in one of the lagoons.

In the late afternoon we will return to Maniti Lodge to have lunch.

After dark we will go on an excursion by boat in search of the white and black caiman as well as various night birds and other reptile; this also gives us the enjoyable opportunity to hear the symphony of sounds that comes from the forest at night.

Overnight at Maniti Lodge.

Day 6

We will begin our day early, waking up in time to see the sunrise over the Amazon River, Breakfast and departure (via private boat) from Maniti Lodge with destination Río Napo.

Upon arrival to site the guides will setup the camp site for the night and cook lunch.

Daytime exploration of the area that includes hiking, canoe ride in lagoon, fishing (depending on request from passenger).

At night time after dinner, we will make a night excursion by boat to search for the various species of nocturnal animals; this also gives us the enjoyable opportunity to hear the symphony of sounds that comes from the forest at night.

Overnight rainforest camping (in tents) on banks of Río Napo.

Day 7

Breakfast will be served followed by a early morning jungle hike where we will see and learn about various types of Amazonian plants such as the Ayahuasca Vine (Banisteriopsis caapi), Cats Claw Vine (uncaria tomentosa), Victoria Amazonica, Ceiba Tree, Sensitive Plant (mimosa pudica), and more.

Visit to different lagoons in the region. They hold a great variety of palms, large trees and a beautiful landscape. Here we can make a variety of activities, dependent on the passenger(s), such as trekking, canoe rides, fishing, and identification of plants, animal spotting or maybe just relaxing with a nice cool swim in one of the lagoons.

Late afternoon return to Maniti Lodge for lunch.

In the evening we will go on a nocturnal nature hike to see what types of species can be seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys). Overnight Maniti Lodge.

Day 8

Early morning jungle hike where we will have the unique opportunity to see a vast number of monkeys, birds, and many other wildlife in their natural habitat. We will also see and learn about various types of Amazonian plants.

Departure from Maniti Lodge with destination Iquitos City.

Visit with a local native Indian tribe to learn and observe about history and their customs.

Upon arrival to Iquitos we will visit the market of Belen.

Private Canoe ride through the floating market of Belén, located on the edge of the Itaya River.

Transfer to airport/hotel, end of service.

 

SERVICE INCLUDES:

  1. Private Airport Transfers
  2. All Local Transportation
  3. All Meals During Excursion (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snacks)
  4. Purified Water, Juice, Coffee, Tea, Milk
  5. All Equipment: Rubber Boots, Fishing Poles, First Aid, Etc.
  6. Professional Bilingual Guide (English & Spanish)
  7. All Entrance Fees
  8. 1 Private Ayahuasca ceremony with Shaman
  9. Fully Guided Jungle Tours & Excursions As Described In Itinerary
  10. Private Accommodations (Bedding, Mosquito Nets, Shower)

SERVICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  1. Extra Items (Souvenirs, Extra Food, Cigarettes, Etc.)
  2. Airfare (We Can Help Arrange Airfare Upon Request)
  3. All Airport Taxes
  4. Personal Expenses: Telephone Calls, Laundry Expenses, Alcoholic Drinks, Etc.
  5. Insurance Against Theft, Loss, Illness or Accident
  6. Gratuity For Tour Guides
  7. Hotel In Iquitos City
Single Room 1 Person $965 Double Room 2 People $1,910 ($955 / Person) Triple Room 3 People $2,834 ($945 / Person) Quadruple Room 4 People $3,284 ($821 / Person)

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