Become an Amazonian Tour Package:
6 Days or more

Find Yourself in Nature

With more time you will be able to do more, like going fishing, or riding a canoe, or searching and swimming with the Pink Dolphins, or visiting the Amazonian village. The more time you spend the more chance to see more of the wildlife in the region – more than 10 species of monkeys, more than 600 species of birds and numerous other animals. You may increase your chance of observing animals in actions like seeing birds catching fish and monkeys play. You may have more chance to see a sloth or a capybara or the endangered wattled curassow or the beautiful uranium moth.

 

Day 5 or more days:

Day 1 - Jump into Adventure

  • Arrival – Flight arrival between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm for pick up at Iquitos airport, or at 11:00am from your Iquitos Hotel by one of our friendly and experienced guides that is dedicated to you and will modify the itinerary to your ability and interests.
  • Scenic Drive for an hour and a half down the Iquitos-Nauta Caretera in a private van, passing by small villages and luscious Amazon Rainforest habitat along the way
  • Dock our Private Boat from San Joaquin de Amaguas and travel down The Amazon River for an hour to reach our lodge
  • Arrive at Grand Amazon Lodge and be welcomed to the lodge by a local jungle fruit juice while being shown your private bungalow. (Depending on time, lunch may be served during your trip or after at the lodge.)
  • Afternoon Boat Ride to Muena and Sapote Lakes, full of large trees, sometimes dolphins, and a lot of wildlife along the edges. Sapote lake is one of the largest lakes and aids in dragon fish breeding.
  • Your first Dinner at the lodge, cooked by our awesome chef
  • Night Hiking Excursion to see nocturnal animals such as caimans, bats, frogs, or maybe even a pygmy owl
  • Restful Sleep to recover from your flight in and adventurous travels.
Pygmy Marmoset near Grand Amazon Lodge in Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Communal Reserve ACRCTT

Day 2 - A Full Day of Activity

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Hike on Ceiba trail, named after one of the large trees in the amazon jungle
  • Search for over ten species of monkey, looking specifically for the Howler Monkey
  • See several of our over 600 species of birds in the area, like the green-backed trogon known for its unique color
  • Head back to the lodge for Lunch
  • Boat ride up the Yanayacu River towards Ayacucho Tipishca
  • Short Walk to search for Hoatzin, known as the dinosaur bird because of their claws
  • Back on Board and then mini walk to view the Victoria Amazonica, the world’s largest lily pads
  • Yanayacu Excursion as you head back to the lodge and search for animals getting ready for bed
  • Enjoy an Amazonian Dinner at the lodge
  • Night Boat Excursion for Caiman (similar to crocodiles), bats, nocturnal birds, and capybara – the world’s largest rodent
  • Head to Bed, You deserve a restful sleep!
Nemosia pileata Amazon bird species fighting over grasshopper

Day 3 - Another Full Day of Discovery

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Hike one of the 7 trails we have in the area…
  • Or Choose between canoeing, fishing, swimming with the dolphins, hiking another one of the trails or sail one of the lagoons in the area. and learn about medicinal and industrial plants. Look for the smallest of the monkeys, the pygmy marmoset or search for capuchins. 
  • Discover more bird types of our over 600 species of birds in the area, like the mini toucans or the green parrots.
  • Head back to the lodge for Lunch
  • Boat ride to one of the 7 lakes around the lodge…
  • or choose from a variety of activities or explore new areas to find new wildlife. 
  • Visit the amazonian village of San Juan de Yanayacu.
  • Yanayacu Excursion as you head back to the lodge and search for animals getting ready for bed
  • Enjoy an Amazonian Dinner at the lodge
  • Night Boat Excursion for Caiman (similar to crocodiles), bats, nocturnal birds, and capybara – the world’s largest rodent
  • Head to Bed, You deserve a restful sleep!
Three blue and yellow or blue and gold macaws flying overhead in the sky near ACRCTT

Day 4 - Discover a new Eco-bio-system Terra Firma

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • take a boat ride to San Pedro
  • Hike exploring a different ecosystem with its unique birds trees and beautiful, colorful poisonous frogs in Terra Firma area.
  • Picnic Lunch
  • visit a family on the Amazon river bank where you will see how they make a variety of rums from sugarcane and get to taste some.
  • Boat ride  as you head back to the lodge and search for animals.
  • Enjoy an Amazonian Dinner at the lodge
  • Night Boat Excursion for Caiman (similar to crocodiles), bats, nocturnal birds, and capybara – the world’s largest rodent
  • Head to Bed, You deserve a restful sleep!
Poison Dart frog blue and yellow seen at San Pedro village

Day 5 - 12 More days to Explore, Discover and Just be in Nature.

  • Breakfast at the lodge
  • Morning Excursion – you can choose out of the many activities we offer that you may have not done yet. Maybe you haven’t gone fishing or canoeing or fishing from a canoe. You may have seen some monkey species but maybe not seen the Titi monkey. Also, you may have seen squirrel monkeys, but maybe not while they are playing or eating, and have you seen a bird in action catching a fish? There is much to see in the Amazon rainforest, and if you enjoy nature this is not a bad place to spend another day or more in.                     
  • Head back to the lodge for Lunch
  • Afternoon Excursion – Take a boat ride  and explore more of the lakes and discover more animals or go swimming, possibly with dolphins, in the Amazon river where it intersects the Yanayacu river. Choose another trail or another lake to explore. with more than 10 lakes and 8 trails there is much to explore. Even if you visit the same place on a different day or at different time of the day, you may find new animals in it since the animals are always moving.
  • Enjoy an Amazonian Dinner at the lodge
  • Night Boat Excursion for Caiman (similar to crocodiles), bats, nocturnal birds, and capybara – the world’s largest rodent
  • Head to Bed
Wattled curassaw in Peruvian Amazon at Grand Amazon Lodge near Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Reserve

Last Day -Saying Farewell

  • Breakfast at the lodge, and make sure you are packed and ready for departure!
  • Boat deep into Yanayacu River, named after it’s black water color, insearch of squirrel monkeys, Howler Monkeys, Capuchins, Saki Monkeys, or one of our other 10 species of monkeys in the area. 
  • Spot Other Species, such as horned screamer, wattled jacana, or cocoi heron on your way.
  • Depending on flight time, Enjoy a Quick Lunch at the lodge.
  • Depart the Lodge and get one last goodbye in with the staff, your new family in the Amazon
  • Head Back to Iquitos as you head out our tributary and onto the Amazon River, you may have a sendoff by pink and gray river dolphins.
  • Farewells, our final thanks and goodbyes to your guide
  • Catch your flight and off to home with a new memory or a few more days at an Iquitos hotel, we can get you to the airport on time for any flight that leaves after 12pm (mid-day)
 
Remember, Our Itineraries are only sample itineraries to give you an idea of what you can do. However, since you have a private guide, every activity, adventure, and day can be changed and personalized entirely to your interests or activity level. Feel free to contact us for more information!
Green iguana Yanayacu on the Amazon River tributary near Pacaya Samiria

The above itinerary can be modified by you and your guide. Please keep in mind that all the above activities are subject to weather and other logistical conditions in the area. 

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