Amazonia Wildlife Adventure

Amazonia Wildlife Adventure

Amazonia Wildlife Adventure

Prices

From $1,695USD

Difficulty

Guided

Wilderness lodges

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Highlights

Discover the natural wonders of the Amazon as you explore the Tahuyao Reserve

See the one-of-a-kind wildlife of the Amazon, from pygmy marmosets to tree sloths to countless species of bird.

Climb a ropes course and soar through the rainforest just like the local monkeys do.

Participate in the Saki Monkey Project and help conservationists with their important research on this adorable monkey.

Stay in two different wilderness lodges that are situated in the heart of a pristine biological reserve.

Surround yourself in a million acres of protected jungle wilderness on the incredible Wildlife of the Amazon Tour. Your tour guides will escort you through the rainforest trails and waterways as you discover all the sights and sounds this nature reserve has to offer.

You’ll stay at two different eco-lodges, one of which is even further into the jungle wilderness. From both these spots, you’ll be able to choose which of the activities you’ll want to include in your custom itinerary. You can canoe down the lakes in search of monkeys, caiman, and dolphins, and hike in search of colourful frogs, giant trees, and an endless array of birds. Everywhere you turn, a new kind of animal is waiting to be found- this is a nature lover’s dream. Spending a week immersed in the incredible natural beauty and biodiversity of the Peruvian Amazon is the experience of a lifetime!

Amazonia Wildlife Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 Travel from Iquitos to Wilderness Lodge

To start your tour, you’ll be picked up from either the airport or your hotel. Enjoy the boat ride up the Amazon, and see if you can spot some of the first wildlife of the trip on the way to your lodge.

You’ll arrive in time for an evening excursion and leisurely dinner.

Overnight Location
Wilderness lodge in Paraiso
Meals
Lunch, dinner

Day 2 Choice of Activities in the Amazon

For the next few days, you’ll be able to choose how you’ll explore the Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Reserve. You’ll be escorted by your expert guides on all your activities so that you can make the most of your time in the Amazon.

Choose to hike into the forest behind the lodge and look for wildlife such as monkeys and marmosets, or hike into “frog valley” to search for poison dart frogs. There are opportunities to canoe on Lake Tapaje or take a boat to Lake Charo to find the famous pink dolphins.

Other possibilities are the Canopy Experience to familiarize yourself with the upper canopy, fishing for piranha, and visiting a native village to meet with a shaman.

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

Day 3 Choice of Activities in the Amazon

You’ll have today to continue to choose from all the incredible activities around the lodge.

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

Day 4 Choice of Activities in the Amazon

With so many activities to choose from, make sure you choose wisely as it’s your last custom activity day by the lodge!

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

Day 5 to 7 Travel by Boat to the Remote Research Center

Today you’ll leave the lodge by boat and travel 15 km upriver to the research center. This lodge is nestled in a pristine forest, undisturbed by man except for those staying at the center.

Here you’ll have incredible wildlife viewing opportunities as you hike through their trail system that consists of over 100 kilometres of walkable path. Check out the nearby lakes in search of caiman and endangered river otters, then participate in the centers' Saki Monkey Project! Your photos may help identify if the local Saki monkeys are a new species or an existing species that have never been seen before in this area. You could be helping science more than you know.

In the evening, it’s time for dinner and rest.

Overnight Location
Research Center in Paraiso
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8 Return to Iquitos

Today you’ll spend a long day on the water, as you’ll be heading back to the main lodge to board your transfer boat to Iquitos. Enjoy the ride!

Back on dry land, your transfer will bring you to the airport in Iquitos or to your hotel.

Overnight Location
None
Meals
Breakfast, lunch

Amazonia Wildlife Adventure Price and Dates

This guided wildlife tour in the Peruvian Amazon is run as a custom tour for your group and the price per person is fixed. Note that shorter or longer versions of this tour can be arranged- inquire for details.

Prices below are per person:

  • Guided Groups of 1+: $1,695USD per person
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Accommodation on the Amazonia Wildlife Adventure

This tour is based in wilderness lodges. Both lodges offer private, comfortable rooms nestled on the jungle's edge. At the research center, there are shared bathroom facilities.

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.

Amazon Research Center Peru Lodge (wilderness lodge)

This is a small but cozy lodge. You’ll have the chance to see much more wildlife as the nearest hint of civilization is miles away.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in Amazonia Wildlife 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 as needed is included.

Also Included

  • Expert jungle guides
  • Customized guided excursions
  • Jungle gear such as boots
  • Camping equipment
  • Wifi
  • 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 Amazonia Wildlife Adventure

How hard is the Amazonia Wildlife Adventure?

We rate this tour as a 2/5. You have the ability to customize your excursions during this tour to suit your desired level of activity. Even so, staying in rustic accommodations in the Amazon can be a challenge, and it’s recommended that travellers be comfortable in nature and rugged conditions to get the most out of this tour.

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 Amazonia Wildlife Adventure?

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 to Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport (IQT), where you will be met by your guide to begin the tour. Flight LA 2240 from Lima is recommended.

Is the Amazonia Wildlife Adventure guided?

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

Where does the Amazonia Wildlife Adventure end?

This tour ends in Iquitos, where you will be taken to the airport for your flight home.

Are equipment rentals included?

You will be provided with waterproof jungle boots during your stay at the lodge. 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.

For the best in Amazon adventure, look no further than Amazonia Expeditions. Since 1981, the Amazonia team has been providing travelers with lifelong memories of the western Amazon. In Peru’s celebrated Tamshiyacu Tahuayo Reserve, they are the only licensed operator, offering exclusive access to one of South America’s most biodiverse regions. Boutique lodges along the Tahuayo River are the perfect home from which to explore the mighty rainforest. With a team of expert English-speaking guides leading the way, there is no travel dream they can’t realize. Each journey is tailored to your goals and preferences, making Amazonia Expeditions a fantastic choice for your next great adventure.

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Prices

From $1,695USD

Difficulty

Guided

Wilderness lodges

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 2/5. You have the ability to customize your excursions during this tour to suit your desired level of activity. Even so, staying in rustic accommodations in the Amazon can be a challenge, and it’s recommended that travellers be comfortable in nature and rugged conditions to get the most out of this tour.


Read about our scale for Tour Difficulty Ratings.

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