3Days/ 2Nights (camping)

Feeling a little bit more adventurous? Ready to test those survival skills? This program gives you the chance to experience a night literally camping in the middle of the virgin jungle! (If you prefer to camp on both nights it can be arranged. This is a real non conventional peruvian amazon tour.

USD$ 270.00

Cost includes all transportation, lodge, meals, beverages, protected areas fees, jungle activities, camping kits, bilingual guide and hiking and camping personal  gear.



  • Pick up from the airport or your hostel from there we depart by car to the port/ city of Nauta one hour and a half away form Iquitos. Upon arrival, you’ll the chance to get briefly acquainted with this charming town, as we set up our boat and get ready to travel down river.
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  • We travel down the Marañón until its confluence with the Yarapa river. Now it is at this exact site where the mighty Amazon is “born”. We travel this way for about 3 hours* bordering the Pacaya Samiria Reserve and into the Yarapa reserve where, up river our lodge is located.
  • Upon arrival,  to the lodge  we have lunch and get ready for our very first hike into the wild.
  • At about 2:30 we go for the camping spot. We will take a boat ride upriver in order to pick a spot where we will set up our camp for our night experience in the middle of the jungle and away from the lodge.
  • Once we find the perfect spot, we identify the best trees to set up tents and hang our hammock and special camping mosquito nets and tents.
    We well build our tables and stools with the tree barks and leaves we find. As well as gather firewood in order to prepare.
  • After setting up our kits in the middle of the jungle, we go  on a hike to get familiar with our new environment, the rainforest. We look for birds, sloths, monkeys and or land mammals in their natural habitat.
  • A peculiar sight, is the armies of giant ants that are natural to this regions. They build their massive homes along the trails and can be observed stripping a tree down in a matter of hours.
  • Other types of insects can also be frequently appreciated such a colorful butterflies, blue morphos, larvae, giant crickets etc.
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  • At dusk we take a boat to the mouth of the Yarapa river for dolphin watching. These creatures are very playful and notoriously sneaky. If the weather is warm you may swim with them, or simply enjoy the view and the amazing unfolding sunset. Either way, a prize is given to whoever brings back the best dolphin photo.
  • After dinner back at camp, we set our first night expedition: a hike to the swamps in the search for aligators and other night creatures guided by our experienced guides and our flashlights. A thrilling and unforgettable experience.
  • Back at camp, time to sleep surrounded by the thousands of night sounds of the magical rain forest.

Day 2

  • On the second day of our adventure, we wake up super early at dawn(6:00). After breakfast, we take a boat up river to watch monkeys and primates, in addition to birds such as parrots, eagles, hawks, tucans, herons which come to the shores to feed and hydrate during the early hours.
  • Ashore on the rain forest, far enough away from the camping spot. we begin another hike into the jungle. On this different route we observe the Amazonian flora. Strangling plants, giant Wimbas, climbling tropical vines, as well as a plethora of medicinal plants. Our guides, who possess a vast knowledge in botany and etno botany will deliver a introductory course on the variety of uses for different plants as well as some survival techniques (don’t worry, there is no homework).
  • Upon return to camp, time to eat and rest. Swim time, hammock time.
  • Around 15:00 we leave our camp to visit a riverside community, the Kukama. Here you can learn about their traditions, food, work, life style, and craft through social interaction.
    NOTE: it is not mandatory to purchase any good from the Kukama, but it is a gratifying experience to meet natives of the Yarapa reserve and learn their world view which translates in their crafts.-Around 4:30 pm we go back to our camping spot.
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  • While we enjoy our meal, so craftily prepared by us, we will recount the myths and stories from the jungle. You won’t believe some of the beliefs of the region: shape-shifting dolphins, and crying orphans growing wings… it’s then your turn to tell the stories from your countries!
  • After story time, we set on our second and thrilling night hike of our trip.
  • During this hike, in addition to finding even more insects, tarantula homes, scorpions, mantis, snakes, colorful frogs, giant toads, rodents, nocturnal monkeys, salamanders, we will set strategic bait at predetermined distance from camp, in order to observe more closely certain species in the morning (absolutely no animals are hurt during this practice).
  • After our night hike we return to camp to sleep in our hammock surrounded by the sounds and the darkness of the virgin jungle.

Day 3 

  • On the third morning of our adventure we get up at the break of dawn. From here we can go and find our bait spots in order to closely observe animals. We will hike in the look for waking monkeys and birds who are looking for food. And we will learn some more survival techniques like water-holding vines from which we will drink.
  • Back at camp, we will start another fire in order to prepare our coffee and breakfast around 8,30am. We will go canoeing and resume our journey up river looking for a creek for some artesanal fishing. Piranhas, tucunares, catfish among others are plentiful in the region.
  • We get back around 12,00 to the camping spot and prepare our way back.
  • Around 1,30 pm we arrive to the lodge and have lunch, a shower and start our way back to Iquitos around 2,30pm
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