During this trip you´ll marvel at the wonders of the mighty Amazon River and the scenic floating houses that populate its riversides. Learn first-hand the habits of the monkeys, sloths, tropical birds, and alligators which populate the jungle´s lush greenery. You´ll even get a chance to do some fishing for piranha.
Itinerary of Papagayo 4D/3N
Day 1: Iquitos - Lodge
Depending on your arrival time we will pick you up from the airport or your Hotel in Iquitos to start the tour with a brief pedestrian city tour where we will visit the most important places in the city of Iquitos such as its Main Square, the Matriz church and others. After the city tour we will board our motor boat to go to our lodge crossing the majestic Amazon River (between the months of November to July the river bed reaches its maximum point and you can see floating houses).
Upon your arrival at the lodge we will assign your room to you after you have accommodated your luggage, you can tour the facilities and become familiar with the Amazon Rainforest. After lunch at the lodge we will start a guided walk to identify some species of animals and plants of the place.
At night we will have a night walk to appreciate some species of insects, batrachians and other animals that reign during the night.
Dinner and first night at the lodge.
Day 2: Lodge
We will start the second day sailing in canoe to observe birds in their natural habitat, including the only ruminant bird in the world, the Shansho or Hoatzin. After seeing some birds we will return to the lodge to enjoy a delicious breakfast.
After breakfast we will go to the community of Yaguas with whom we can live and be part of their customs among them the use of the blowgun, which is used to hunt birds and small animals which are consumed in their daily diet. We will return to the lodge for the typical lunch (self-service). After a short break we will have a recreational fishing trip in the Amazon River in which with some luck we can catch the piranha.
We will return to the lodge with the sunset through the tropical jungle with sounds of the place.
Dinner and second night at the lodge.
Day 3: Lodge - Paiches Cattery
This day we will start sailing in the Amazon River to observe birds on Padre Island by canoe or boat according to the time. Return to the lodge to enjoy a delicious breakfast and then start our visit to a sector of the Amazon River where you can find the Paiche, which is the largest freshwater fish.
We will return to the lodge after this adventure to visit its facilities and be able to photograph some species that inhabit the place.
Dinner and night at the lodge.
Day 4: Lodge - Recreational fishing - Iquitos
This day we will start with a delicious typical breakfast and then embark to observe the Victoria Regia which is the largest aquatic plant in the world. We can also do recreational fishing where we will have the opportunity to catch species such as catfish, sardines or the voracious "Piranhas".
After lunch according to the time you request, we will transfer you to the airport or hotel in Iquitos.