Amazon Survival Training Tour

Amazonia Expeditions Jungle Survival Training

Amazon Survival Training Tour

Prices

From $2,195USD

Difficulty

Guided

Wilderness lodge, Camping

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Highlights

Experience Peru's remote wilderness on the Amazon Survival Tour

Get accustomed to life in the jungle by staying in a wilderness lodge surrounded by local wildlife.

Camp and explore the jungle with two expert survivalist guides who will teach you about the uses of native plants.

Build your own shelter, rafts, and tools from plants found in the forest.

Learn to identify food sources in the rainforest and build your own fishing equipment and snares.

Take your adventure travel to the next level on this Amazon survival tour in the Peruvian jungle! Start your trip at a wilderness lodge where your two expert guides will take you on various excursions and teach you the ins and outs of survival in the amazon jungle before you leave the comforts of the lodge and set out into the wild.

Now, the fun begins, as you travel by boat to a remote part of the Amazon for the camping adventure of a lifetime. You’ll learn all about choosing the right location to camp and how to build your shelter from found materials. This incredible adventure tour centred around surviving the amazon will show you how to thrive in the jungle while also giving you the chance to deeply appreciate the ecosystem you find yourself immersed in. When it’s time to return to the lodge, you’ll be well-versed in the uses for local plants, how to find food and water, and how to make your own tools. This jungle survival trip is a truly unforgettable way to experience the Peruvian Amazon rainforest and everything that it has to offer an avid adventurer.

Amazon Survival Training Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Transfer from Iquitos to the Jungle Lodge

This morning you can arrange to have your transfer pick you up from the airport or your hotel in Iquitos.

You’ll take a speedboat up the Amazon and into the Tahuayo tributary, which is about a four-hour trip. You’ll arrive at the wilderness lodge in time to take an evening excursion.

Overnight Location
Wilderness lodge in Paraiso
Meals
Lunch, dinner

Day 2 Choice of Excursions and Jungle Survival

While you’re spending time at the lodge, there are many excursions for you to choose from. The wildlife viewing ones come highly recommended!

Your guides will take you hiking through the surrounding flood plain or “varzea” forest. You’ll start learning how to identify native plants for their medicinal uses, as well as how to find sources of food and fresh water.

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

Day 3 Choice of Excursions and Survival Lessons

Today brings another chance to take a tailored excursion. Choose between ropes courses in the canopy, cruising the river to find pink dolphins, or fishing for piranha.

Afterwards, it’s back into the jungle to learn how to make your own snares and fishing equipment.

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

Day 4 Forest Hike and Camping

Today, a boat will take you and your two guides to the terra firme forest, where you’ll begin your hike into the trees. You’ll learn how to identify the best place to camp and how to build a shelter from the resources around you.

You’ll be spending these two days learning all about how to use natural materials to build important survival tools. You’ll also learn how to locate fresh sources of water and the best wood for starting a fire.

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

Day 5 Building Tools and Locating Water

Your lessons continue today as you refine your ability to find fresh water (hint: try the immature yarina fruit), catch and prepare food, and build fires. You’ll even try your hand at preparing your own raft with materials from the forest.

Enjoy another night camping in the wilderness after you’ve mastered your newfound skills. Did you know you can use barbasco sap to stun fish? You do now!

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

Day 6 Return to Lodge

This morning you’ll have some time to do a little more exploring and practice your new jungle skills. After breaking down camp you’ll return to the lodge by boat.

Spend the evening at your leisure, perhaps fitting in another excursion before dinnertime.

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

Day 7 Jungle Trek and Departure

This morning, take a final trek into the jungle to show off what you’ve learned. You’ll be picked up and taken back to Iquitos by boat in the afternoon.

You may choose a drop off at the airport or your hotel. Safe travels from here!

Overnight Location
None
Meals
Breakfast, lunch

Amazon Survival Training Tour Price and Dates

This guided tour of 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 that you can extend your tour for $150USD per person per day.

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Accommodation on the AAmazon Survival Training Tour

This tour is based in a rustic wilderness lodge, followed by two nights of camping. The lodge has private bathrooms. Camping equipment will be provided.

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

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
There is no supplement required for solo travellers on this tour.

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 4-5

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 this Amazon Jungle Survival Trip?

Meals

6 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 6 dinners are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 6 nights are included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you and your luggage and to and from the airport is included. You will be carrying a portion of the required equipment while trekking and camping in the jungle.

Also Included

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

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Flights to and from Iquitos
  • Meals, drinks, or 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 Amazon Survival Training Tour

How hard is the Amazon Jungle Survival Training tour?

We rate this tour as a 4 / 5. You will be choosing many of the activities you participate in, so you can somewhat control the difficulty level of this tour. However, the Amazon rainforest can have challenging terrain and climate, and this tour is recommended for adventurous travellers who have camping experience. You will be hiking to certain locations while carrying gear, sleeping in the wilderness, and learning survival skills, so you should be comfortable in such conditions.

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 Jungle Survival Training tour?

6 breakfasts, 7 lunches, and 6 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 Jungle Survival Training tour guided?

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

Where does the Amazon Jungle Survival Training tour end?

This tour ends in Iquitos, where you will be taken to the airport or to a hotel, whichever you prefer.

Are equipment rentals included?

You will be able to use provided waterproof jungle boots, and all camping equipment will 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 survival in the Amazon jungle tour as a 4 / 5. You will be choosing many of the activities you participate in, so you can somewhat control the difficulty level of this tour. However, the Amazon rainforest can have challenging terrain and climate, and this tour is recommended for adventurous travellers who have camping experience. You will be hiking to certain locations while carrying gear, sleeping in the wilderness, and learning survival skills, so you should be comfortable in such conditions.


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