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12 Day Pacaya Samiria Camping Tour - Iquitos, Peru

This Peru rainforest tour is our most extreme tour and is only for the most adventurous of travelers.

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12 Days
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
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Languages
English / Spanish
Meals
Meals
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Hostel
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Per Person (2 People): USD $1354
Per Person (3 People): USD $1344
$1160 Per Person (4+ People)
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What's Included

  • Private airport transfers
  • All local transportation
  • Meals as stated during the 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 the itinerary
  • All camping equipment (tents, cooking supplies, etc.)

What's excluded

  • 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

WHAT TO EXPECT

Are you looking for a real rainforest camping tour around Iquitos Peru? This 12 Day & 11 Night jungle tour into the Pacaya Samiria Reserve will take travelers deep into the largest, most diverse natural areas in the world. This Peru rainforest tour is our most extreme tour and is only for the most adventurous of travelers looking to expose themselves to the sights and sounds of the Amazon rainforest. This Pacaya Samiria camping tour includes some of our most popular activities including freshwater dolphin spotting, night time caiman excursion, rainforest camping, animal observation excursions, rainforest trekking, visit with native Amazonian tribes, canoe rides, fishing excursions, nocturnal rainforest hikes and more!

 

Day 1 - Port town of Nanay

 

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- Palo Alto

 

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 the 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 the request from passenger). In the evening we will go on a nighttime nature walk to see what types of species can be seen (reptiles, spiders, monkeys). Overnight at the top observation deck of Palo Alto (setting up a tent or in hammocks).

 

Day 3 - Maniti Camp Lodge

 

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 another reptile; this also gives us the enjoyable opportunity to hear the symphony of sounds that comes from the forest at night. Overnight at Maniti Eco-Lodge.

 

Day 4 - Pacaya Samiria Reserve

 

Breakfast & departure from Maniti Lodge with destination Pacaya Samiria Reserve (we will need to go through Iquitos to arrive at the Pacaya Samiria Reserve). Upon arrival at Iquitos (Port of Nanay) we will visit the floating market and neighborhood of Belen. Private Canoe ride through the floating market and neighborhood of Belén, located on the edge of the Itaya River. On the outskirts of the market, we will visit the largest aquatic plant in the world (Victoria Regia).

 

Lunch in Iquitos and Departure from Iquitos City via private auto with destination Nauta. 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, until we arrive at the small pueblo of La Libertad. During the riverboat trip, 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. Afternoon dolphin watching a 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.

 

Return to Camp for Dinner. 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 in tents in the Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

 

Day 5 - Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

 

Morning departure from La Libertad in private motorboat we will travel upriver into the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. 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 the 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 6 - Shansho Cocha Lake

 

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 the campsite set up 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 nighttime nature walk to see what types of species can be seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys). Overnight in Tents in Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

 

Day 7 - Rio Yanayacu

 

We will pack our things and travel upriver into the National Reserve via Rio Marañon and entering the Rio Yanayacu (close to pueblo Viente de Enero). We will cruise the river until we reach our destination. 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 set up and lunch.

 

Jungle hike in the Pacaya Samiria Reserve where we will have the unique opportunity to see a vast number of primates, reptiles, turtles, birds, pink river dolphins, butterflies, and much other wildlife interact in their natural habitat. 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.

 

Today we will visit some lagoons in the reserve. They hold a great variety of palms, large trees, and a beautiful landscape. At this place, we can make a variety of activities, dependent on the tourist, 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. 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 Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

 

Day 8 - Viente de Enero

 

Early morning breakfast will be served followed by a jungle an expedition to the Pacaya Samiria Reserve around the area of Viente de Enero, here we will have the unique opportunity to see a vast number of primates, reptiles, turtles, birds, pink river dolphins, butterflies, and much other wildlife interact in their natural habitat. 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.

 

Today we again will visit Japon Creek & Yanta Lake in the reserve. These places hold a great variety of palms, large trees, and beautiful wildlife. Here we can make a variety of activities 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. Midday we will stop to have our lunch. After dinner, we will go on a nighttime nature walk to see what types of species can be seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys). Overnight Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

 

Day 9 - Sacarita de Yarina

 

Early morning breakfast will be served followed by a jungle an expedition to the Pacaya Samiria Reserve around the area of Sacarita de Yarina, here we will have the unique opportunity to see a vast number of primates, reptiles, turtles, birds, pink river dolphins, butterflies, and much other wildlife interact in their natural habitat.

 

During the trip, you could spot the graceful pink dolphins and the “taricayas”, the local name for the yellow-spotted river turtles (Podocnemis unifilis). You could also have the chance of seeing the elusive giant river otters (Ptenerura brasiliensis), skillful swimmers and fishers. Arrive at destination and camp installed. Lunch on the edge of the river overlooking the beautiful scenery. Walk around the camp to discover this area’s exquisite flora and fauna. See the wonderful color changes of the rainforest at sunset. Dinner and comments with your guide regarding the next day’s programmed activities.

 

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 in tents at Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

 

Day 10 - Iquitos City

 

Early morning breakfast will be served followed by a morning departure on our boat, we will start to make our way back in the direction downriver towards Iquitos city. Watch birds as they leave their nests to find their food on the river, among them cotingas, macaws, parrots and Harpy (Harpia harpyja).

 

Excursion to Yanaquillo Creek to spot squirrel monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis), saddleback tamarins (Saguinus fuscicollis) and sloths (Bradypus variegatus). We will stop and see the giant Lupuna (Ceiba pentandra), Capirona, and Capinurí (Heliocóstilis scabra) trees and also eye-catching birds as the Toucan (Pteroglossus), the Red Macaw (Ara Macao), the Blue-and-Yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), the Great Egret (Egretta alba) and the Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona).

 

Midday we will stop to have our lunch. 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 in tents at Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

 

Day 11 - Laguna Guaya

 

Early morning breakfast will be served followed by a morning departure on our boat to visit Laguna Guaya where we will be able to see to spot graceful pink dolphins (Inia geoffrenssis), “taricayas”, local name given to the yellow-spotted river turtles (Podocnemis unifilis) and usually giant river otters (Ptenerura brasiliensis). Canoe excursion at Yanayacu Pucate to spot squirrel monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis), saddleback tamarins (Saguinus fuscicollis), sloths (Bradypus variegatus) & other types of monkeys.

 

We will stop and see the giant Lupuna (Ceiba pentandra), Capirona, and Capinurí (Heliocóstilis scabra) trees and also eye-catching birds as the Toucan (Pteroglossus), the Red Macaw (Ara Macao), the Blue-and-Yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), the Great Egret (Egretta alba) and the Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona). Midday we will stop to have our lunch.

 

After dinner, we will go on a nighttime nature walk to see what types of species can be seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys). Overnight in tents at Pacaya Samiria Reserve.

 

Day 12

 

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 belongings 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 IIAP (Instituto de Investigación de la Amazonía Peruana), where you will be able to visit with manatees and freshwater 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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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.

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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.

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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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