Camping in the Amazon Rainforest Tour

Amazon Camping Adventure

Camping in the Amazon Rainforest Tour

Prices

From $2,195USD

Difficulty

Guided

Wilderness lodge, Camping

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Highlights

Experience the wonders of Peru's wilderness while camping in the Amazon Rainforest

Explore the Amazon River and its tributaries by boat, cruising past local river animals. 

Discover the amazing wildlife that lives in the Amazon, including monkeys, caiman, and the famous pink dolphins. 

Explore the incredibly diverse ecosystem of the rainforest and experience what it’s like to survive in its wilderness. 

Choose your own included excursions during your stay at the lodge to tailor your trip to your tastes.

Looking to escape into the depths of the rainforest? Experience the ultimate amazon tour in Peru on the 8-Day Guided Amazon Camping Adventure. Camping in the Amazon rainforest is a special experience for so many reasons and one that should be near the top of every adventurer's bucket list. On your very own Peruvian Amazon tour, you’ll set out from a wilderness lodge perched above the river to embark on jungle camping expeditions and survival lessons, learning how to thrive in the rainforest. Tailor your excursions to build the perfect trip for you, viewing wildlife, hiking, and exploring by boat.

Once you’ve acclimatized to life in the rainforest with a few overnights at a remote wilderness lodge, you’ll hike with your two guides to find your perfect Amazon jungle camp. You’ll be spending four days hiking and exploring this rainforest oasis, as you learn from your experienced guides about survival in this unique environment. You’ll learn to identify important medicinal plants, what you can eat, and how to find the perfect amazon rainforest camp. Each night you’ll be falling asleep to the wild sounds of the jungle all around you. You’ll end your trip feeling like a true survivalist, armed with a wealth of exciting stories to share about your camping experience in the Amazon rainforest!

Camping in the Amazon Rainforest Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Iquitos and Boat to Tahuayo Lodge

You can arrange to have your transfer meet you at Iquitos Airport or your hotel in Iquitos to begin your tour. From here you’ll take a speedboat up the river to the lodge.

You’ll arrive at Tahuayo Lodge in time for dinner and an evening excursion.

Overnight Location
Wilderness lodge in Paraiso
Meals
Lunch, dinner

Day 2 Choice of Activities

You’ll be spending today and tomorrow at the lodge, where you’ll be getting to know your guides and getting adjusted to life in the rainforest.

You’ll want to take advantage of all the activities you can do from the lodge, including a hike through the varzea forest and the canopy ropes course!

Overnight Location
Wilderness lodge in Paraiso
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Choice of Activities

The same as yesterday, you’re free to spend today enjoying the nearby activities and getting settled in the Amazon.

Overnight Location
Wilderness lodge in Paraiso
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Wilderness Camping

Today on your Amazon camping adventure, you’ll pack your things and join your two guides on a boat towards the terra firme forest where you’ll be camping.

You’ll hike into the wilderness and your guides will show you the best way to choose a campsite. As you set up camp for the night, you’ll also learn about starting a fire in the rainforest and how to find sources of pure water.

Overnight Location
Camping in the Amazon Wilderness
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Jungle Exploration

You’ll be spending the next few days exploring the jungle and learning skills that are important for surviving the wild jungle.

First, your guides will teach you about the fruits, plants, and insects that you can eat in the forest. Then, you’ll get a lesson on how to build traps and snares for fishing. They’ll also show you how to build a raft and tools for hunting and fishing from the jungle resources.

Overnight Location
Camping in the Amazon Wilderness
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Jungle Exploration

Today, the jungle lessons continue as your guides show you the tricks to surviving in this buzzing environment.

Enjoy another night camping underneath the canopy.

Overnight Location
Camping in the Amazon Wilderness
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7 Hiking and Boating

This morning on your camping in the Amazon Rainforest adventure, you’ll learn about natural survival medicines, your last jungle lesson.

After breaking down your campsite, you’ll hike out of the woods and return to the lodge by boat.

Overnight Location
Wilderness lodge in Paraiso
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8 Choice of Excursion and Departure

You’ll be able to choose the final excursion this morning. Perhaps an early morning boat ride to spot caiman or fish for piranha?

Afterwards, you’ll take the boat back to Iquitos in the afternoon and your transfer will take you to the airport for your flight. Safe travels!

Overnight Location
None
Meals
Breakfast, lunch

Amazon Rainforest Camping Price and Dates

This guided camping tour in the Peruvian Amazon is run as a custom tour for your group and the price per person is fixed.

Prices below are per person:

  • Guided groups of 1+: $2,195USD per person

Note: You can extend your trip for $140USD per day per person.

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Accommodation on Camping in the Amazon Rainforest Tour

This tour is based on accommodations in a rustic wilderness lodge, followed by three nights camping. Rooms are double occupancy, and single travellers will pay a supplement.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other, comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
There is no single supplement for solo travellers and people travelling alone will pay the same price.

The Tahuayo Lodge in Paraiso (wilderness lodge)

Immerse yourself in the jungle surrounding you at this rugged wilderness lodge. It’s built on stilts and offers a comfortable refuge during your stay.

Night 4-6

Camping in the Amazon Rainforest

Discover the secrets of the rainforest and learn from the people who call it home during your night camping with the Kichwa community.

The Tahuayo Lodge in Paraiso (wilderness lodge)

Immerse yourself in the jungle surrounding you at this rugged wilderness lodge. It’s built on stilts and offers a comfortable refuge during your stay.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in Amazon Rainforest Camping Adventure?

Meals

7 breakfasts, 8 lunches, and 7 dinners are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you and your luggage and to and from the airport and throughout the tour is included.

Also Included

  • English-speaking private guide and assistance guide
  • Customized guided excursions
  • Jungle gear such as boots
  • Camping equipment
  • Wifi in certain locations
  • Entrance fees where applicable
  • Conservation fees where applicable
  • Port taxes and the like

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights to and from Iquitos
  • Meals, drinks, and snacks not previously mentioned
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Laundry
  • Tourist taxes if applicable
  • Visas if required
  • Personal equipment
  • Fees not mentioned as ‘included’
  • Gratuities for tour guides, drivers, and servers

Frequenty Asked Questions about Camping in the Amazon Rainforest Tour

How hard is the Amazon Camping Adventure?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. You get to choose many of the activities on this tour, so you can somewhat control the physical level of difficulty on this tour. However, there are a couple of hikes where you’ll have to carry your bag in difficult terrain in the Amazon. You’ll also want to consider that the Amazon rainforest is a unique environment that may only be suitable for experienced campers.

Do I need a visa to travel to Peru?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Amazon Camping Adventure Tour? 

7 breakfasts, 8 lunches, and 7 dinners are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Iquitos to start this tour? 

You can fly into Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport in Iquitos (IQT). Flight LA 2240 from Lima is recommended.

Is the Amazon Camping Adventure guided? 

Yes, you will have an English-speaking guide and an assistant guide for the duration of the tour. 

Where does the Amazon Camping Adventure end? 

This tour ends in Iquitos, where you will be taken to the airport.

Are equipment rentals included?

Yes, the use of waterproof jungle boots will be available to you. All camping equipment will also be provided. Please bring any additional equipment desired. 

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Peru? 

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Peru?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this Amazon Rainforest Camping Tour as a 3 / 5. You get to choose many of the activities on this tour, so you can somewhat control the physical level of difficulty on this tour. However, there are a couple of hikes where you’ll have to carry your bag in difficult terrain in the Amazon. You’ll also want to consider that the Amazon rainforest is a unique environment that may only be suitable for experienced campers.


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