[3D/2N] Pacaya Samiria Express

FROM $315 USD

This 3 day & 2 night Pacaya Samiria tour is perfect for anyone traveling though Perú on a tight schedule. If you are looking for a camping tour in Iquitos and don’t have a lot of time this tour is perfect! This expedition is packed with a variety of our most popular activities including: jungle hiking, freshwater dolphin spotting, canoe rides, night time caiman excursion, Amazon River cruise, plant education, visit to remote lagoons & more! The prefect option for anybody who doesn’t have much time but wants to experience the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve.

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Day 1

    • Early morning departure from Iquitos City via private auto to arrive in the port town of Nauta (1:30 hours). Breakfast served.

 

    • Departure in private motorboat we will travel upriver, passing the spectacular meeting of 2 major rivers (Ucayali & Marañon) that come together to form the Amazon River.

 

    • Upstream boating on the Marañon River into the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (50 miles SW / approximately 2 hours and a half from Nauta).

 

    • Passenger identification at the reserve’s entrance check-point. Arrival in the Arequipa community where the first camp will be set up.

 

    • Lunch will be served upon arrival.

 

    • Watch diverse species of birds along the way, including egrets, hawks, horned screamers, jacanas, parrots and parakeets. It is also possible to see Amazon River dolphins.

 

    • 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.

 

    • Return to Camp for Dinner.

 

  • Overnight in tents at Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

Day 2

    • Early morning breakfast will be served followed by departure campsite. We will cruise the Rio Marañon for about 3 hours until we reach our destination (Shansho Cocha Lake area). During the riverboat trip you will have a great possibility of seeing primates, reptiles, turtles, birds, pink river dolphins, and many other species of flora/fauna along the riverbank.

 

    • Arrival for campsite setup and lunch.

 

    • Something that immediately catches our attention is the black waters of the rivers, which reflects with such an identical image, the sky, the clouds, the bank’s vegetation, the huge trees, that the tourists have the sensation of traveling between mirrors; this is why the Pacaya Samiria is many times referred to as the “jungle of the mirrors”.

 

    • Afternoon fishing for piranha, peacock bass and other species of fish in the reserve.

 

    • We will return to camp to have dinner.

 

    • After dinner we will go on a night time nature walk to see what types of species can be seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys).

 

  • Overnight in Tents in Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

Day 3

    • We will have an early morning breakfast and prepare for our last excursion into the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. After our morning excursion we will return back to camp to have lunch and pack our belonging and make our way back to the city of Iquitos. During the riverboat trip back to Iquitos you will have a great possibility of seeing caimans, turtles, herons, pink river dolphins, snakes, and many other species of flora/fauna along the riverbank.

 

    • Visit to IIAP (Instituto de Investigación de la Amazonía Peruana), where you will be able to visit with manatees and fresh water dolphins that have been rescued from the Amazon and are being rehabilitated.

 

    • Private transportation to bring you to the airport or your hotel of choice.

 

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2 People

$315 per person

3 People

$304 per person

4+ People

$277 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
  • All Camping Equipment (Tents, Cooking Supplies, etc.)

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

Solo travelers can travel to Pacaya Samiria Reserve for a minimum of 3D/2N. All of our excursions into the Pacaya Samiria Reserve are private and the guest(s) will be accompanied by (1) guide and (1) assistant.

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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