[5D/4N] Jungle Explorer

FROM $545 USD

During this 5 Day & 4 Night rainforest tour from Iquitos our tour guides will take the traveler on a wild adventure into the Amazon jungle. This tour includes 1 night of rainforest camping at “Mirador Palo Alto”, a 3 story observation tower that provides a birdseye view of the lowland jungle. This Iquitos Peru jungle tour also includes some of our most popular activities including: night time caiman excursion, bird watching excursion, piranha fishing, rainforest hiking, visit with native Amazonian tribes, canoe rides, viewing of pink river dolphins and much more!

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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 Eco-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.

 

    • After sunset we will go on an excursion via canoe to spot and catch caiman, we will have the opportunity to hold, touch, and take photos with the caiman.

 

  • Overnight at Maniti Eco-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 Eco-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

    • 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 Eco-Lodge with destination Iquitos City.

 

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

 

    • Transfer to airport/hotel, end of service.

Single Room

1 person

$556

Double Room

2 people

$1092 ($546 per person )

Triple Room

3 people

$1606 ($535 per person )

Quadruple Room

4 people

$1892 ($473 per person )

SERVICE INCLUDED

Private Airport Transfers
All Local Transportation
Meals as stated During Excursion (Drinks are not included in the food package)
All Equipment: Rubber Boots, Fishing Poles, First Aid, Etc.
Professional Bilingual Guide (English & Spanish)
All Entrance Fees
Fully Guided Jungle Tours & Excursions As Described In Itinerary
Private Accommodations (Bedding, Shower)

SERVICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

Extra Items (Souvenirs, Extra Food, Cigarettes, Etc.)
Airfare (We Can Help Arrange Airfare Upon Request)
All Airport Taxes
Personal Expenses: Telephone Calls, Laundry Expenses, Alcoholic Drinks, Etc.
Insurance Against Theft, Loss, Illness or Accident
Gratuity For Tour Guides
Hotel In Iquitos City

How To Book

We require a 50% deposit to hold your reservation that can be made with any major credit card, when we receive your payment we will send you a payment confirmation via email. The remaining balance will be due at the time of (or before) your arrival to Iquitos.

Availability & Departure Info

We operate amazon tours from Iquitos every single day with no fixed departure dates – accommodating your schedule, not ours!

 

Start & End Times

Our Iquitos jungle tours begin at 9:00am on the first day and end at 5:00pm on the last day. Arriving late or departing early? No problem! We will accommodate your travel schedule and ensure that no activities are missed.

Dietary Restrictions

We can accommodate vegetarians, vegans upon request with no additional charge.

 

Group Sizes

We accommodate groups as well as solo travelers. Small groups & solo travelers share excursions but accommodations are always private and group sizes are never more than 6 people.

Language & Safety

Our Iquitos amazon tours & Pacaya Samiria camping tours are safe for travelers of all ages and experience level. We are licensed and insured with over 20 years of experience with guides that are fluent in English & Spanish.

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