Unforgettable Amazon

Unforgettable Amazon

Unforgettable Amazon 


Combine your visit to Iquitos with a night at Heliconia Amazon Lodge at an irresistible price!

3 days 2 nights
1 night in Iquitos City + 1 night in the Amazon Rainforest

Enjoy 1 night in the City of Iquitos, knowing its main attractions and its best gastronomic offer, plus a night in the exuberant Amazon River jungle at Heliconia Amazon River Lodge.

Include

1 Night at Hotel Victoria Regia with breakfast and lunch or dinner
Visit the BioPark Amazon Forever
1 night at Heliconia Amazon River Lodge with breakfast, 2 lunches and 1 dinner
Land and river transfers
Visit to the island of the monkeys
Jungle walks
Boat ride
Visit to the native community
 

Suggested itinerary

Day 1 Friday: Iquitos - Amazon Forever Biopark
 
Reception at the Airport and transfer to the Victoria Regia Hotel, at the appropriate time transfer to the Amazon Forever Biopark Center.
 
Amazon Forever is a non-profit organization that promotes the conservation and enhancement of white sand forests and other Amazon ecosystems through positive contact with nature, education, research and the preservation of wildlife.
The “biopark” has 11 hectares of white sand forest or Varillal and is located at km 13.8 of the Iquitos - Nauta highway.
The center complies with all biosafety protocols and the visit includes:
1. Ethnobotanical Circuit.
2. Bosque de Huayo (Circuit of wooden sculptures)
3. Edu-Aquarium of Paiche.
 
Return to the Hotel, free afternoon and overnight. Dinner or lunch to be chosen by the passenger.
Day 2 Saturday: Heliconia Amazon River Lodge (A, D)
 
Transfer to the Port of Bellavista where you will embark one of our fast boats that will transfer you to the Heliconia Amazon River Lodge through the Amazon River.
 
During the tour you will be able to observe the convergence of the murky brown waters of the Amazon River with the dark waters of the Nanay River. Enjoy the wonderful landscapes of the Peruvian jungle accompanied by the small rural houses located on the banks of the rivers.
After a few minutes of travel, we will make a short stop at Monkey Island, where endangered species of monkeys of the Peruvian Amazon are protected and conserved. The objective of this Organization is to show its visitors the work that is carried out day by day in the process of reintegrating primates to their natural habitat, as well as the development of their survival instinct in nature. Appreciate the different species of monkeys that are completely free within this reserve; without cages, where their stay will depend on the development of their ability to re-adapt to nature.
Then we will continue our tour for approximately 60 minutes by boat. Upon arrival at the lodge, our staff will welcome you and receive a refreshing fruit juice from the region. Then, you will proceed with the check-in and location in your respective room, so that you can refresh yourself and immediately after go through the lodge restaurant and thus enjoy your first Amazonian meal.
In the afternoon, start your first excursion accompanied by our experienced guides walking through the Yanamono reserve, for an approximate time of 2 hours. There they will teach you to identify various species of flora such as; heliconia flowers, medicinal plants and giant trees. During the journey you will be able to observe various species of birds such as the Turkey Vulture (Cathartes Aura), Black Fronted Nunbird (Monasa-Atia), and with good luck you may be able to observe a family of small monkeys such as the marmosets (saguinus fusicollis), the Titi ( Callicebus Mollock Mollock) and the squirrel monkey (Saimiri Boliviense).
We will depart back to the lodge to enjoy some hours of rest and relaxation, and also be captivated by its first sunset in the Amazon.
 
At nightfall, especially in the rising season of the rivers, we will enjoy a magical tour in an open boat through one of the tributaries of the Amazon River, without any lighting, accompanied only by some glimpses of the flora and fauna. from the jungle. If we find a clear sky, we can appreciate the splendid brightness of the moon, as well as the stars and constellations. With a bit of luck, you can ask for what you most want when faced with the appearance of a shooting star, which is common in this area and tends to dazzle us with its brilliant journey. Back to the lodge for dinner and also rest and recharge for the next morning to start activities from dawn.

Day 3 Sunday: Heliconia Amazon River Lodge / Iquitos (B, L)
 
We start the day with the bird watching excursion, appreciating how the various birds gather in search of their morning food, this tour will start very early by moving by boat to one of the streams where you can appreciate the greatest variety of birds. You can see various species such as the Tuki (Jacana Jacana), Ringed Kingfisher (Ceryle-Torquata), Black-Collared Hawk (Busarellus nigricollis), among others.
 
After returning to the lodge for an energizing breakfast and a short rest, we prepare to visit the Yaguas community where we can appreciate their customs and traditions of their culture, we will have the opportunity to participate in the use of the "pucuna" main instrument hunting. Return to the lodge and lunch, proceed with the Check-out, and leave for Iquitos. Depending on the schedules of your flight back to Lima, the transfer to the airport will be made.
 
Note: All itineraries are subject to change, due to weather conditions and other aspects or unforeseen events.
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