We offer you the best adventure tour in the jungle, our hostel Amazon Reise Eco Lodge Is located in the basin of the Yanayacu River, affluent of the Amazon River, 80 km away from Iquitos. We are surrounded by a well preserved rainforest in which birds and butterflies abound, we have cabins for 02 and 04 people.
Amazon Reise Eco-Lodge Is an ideal starting point for exploring the lush rainforest Amazonian way of the hand of our experienced guides learning about its fascinating plant and animal world and getting to know its local inhabitants, whose way of life is perfectly adapted to the environment.
Reception at the airport of Iquitos and transfer to the city.
During the tour you will be given a brief orientation on Iquitos, seeing the main attractions of this vibrant and historic city located to the east of Peru. In the 19th century, it became the Most important city in the river port of the Amazon, Acquiring a surprising cosmopolitan condition during the "rubber boom".
In Iquitos, presentation of your expert naturalist guide and transfer to the pier to start the boat ride to our hostel.
Navigation downstream on the Amazon River, Considered the longest and most powerful river in the world, aboard comfortable and safe boats. The trip to the Amazon will allow you to see a wonderful panorama in which the magnificence of the Amazon makes its way through the exuberant jungle where you can also observe the beautiful villages with their particular color and joy. In addition, we made the search for pink and / or gray dolphins during our navigation towards the hostel.
The arrival at the AMAZON REISE ECO LODGE hostel is approximately 2 hours (downstream) from Iquitos. Our house built in the native style with natural materials, is on platforms elevated to 1 meter of the ground since in seasons the river increases of flow, being able to notice numerous varieties of birds and butterflies. Our staff will welcome you with a welcome drink made with local fruits (cocona, camucamu, tazaazu, etc.).).
A brief explanation of the rules governing the sustainability of the cottage and its surroundings will help you learn better ways to make your stay more rewarding and participate in ecotourism activities.
Immediately afterwards they have their accommodation according to the type of room selected.
ECO CULTURAL Circuit (Yanayacu Basin Ecosystem)
Short-term or canoeing - depending on the season - to the village of "Fatima", community of Yaguas, whose ancestors were discovered by Francisco de Orellana in his first exploration of the Amazon in 1541. This visit will allow him to know his ancestral custom, To appreciate his unique clothes made of palm fibers and even test their aim with the "Pucuna" or "blowtorch" (wind gun) that the Yaguas used for centuries for hunting and protection of the family.
Return to the lodge for lunch.
The Gastronomy in the Amazon Reise Lodge stands out because it involves fresh and natural products from the river and the "farm", golden fish fillets (Brachyplatystoma flavicans) accompanied by cocona, regional vegetable salads, yucca, beans and fried plantains, a delight that is another attraction from the jungle. Feel free to ask the chef's recipe!
In the afternoon the tour will launch the botanical ethno. Always accompanied by his useful guide who also knows that the jungle can know very particular species of the plant kingdom such as Cat's Claw, Acid Reed, Copaiba, Aguaje and even the "rope of the dead" or Ayahuasca. In addition to being able to appreciate the species of Amazonian fauna during our walk through the forest, knowing well some species of monkeys as the friars, wild birds ...
Back to the lodge, you will appreciate a beautiful sunset, when the sky is tinged with shades of pink, gold and purple reflecting in the river like the shadows of the night little by little wrapping the great forest. It is essential that your camera is ready to record this scene!
At night the forest and its inhabitants allow us to enjoy sounds and sensations. Your guide will tell you when to start the canoe or walking tour that will lead you to discover, in silence and in the light of a torch, the mysterious world of nocturnal insects, grasshoppers, spiders, mantises, etc ...
Also distinguish the songs from the Owls And "ayay moms" are interpreted as the language of the fantastic creatures in the local imagination.
In addition, we will make a search for alligators, tarantulas, hualos toads, snakes ...
To end the evening, after enjoying a good meal, nothing more pleasant than listening to the stories and legends of the rich Amazon myths. In addition, if you wish, our staff will share with you a time of music and songs for a relaxing desk that will lead to the best of dreams.
Sunrise (5:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
Bird watching on the Yanayacu River: During the early hours of the morning is the right time to observe many species of birds that feed on the river bank, or plantations that are in and around the community.
After breakfast we prepare to begin our fishing tour, we will do the traditional form of fishing for piranhas or other species. The guide will teach you some local fishing techniques.
Visit the town of Timicuro; There you will see plantations of cassava (cassava), banana, papaya and other typical products of agriculture facing the sea.
Return to the lodge for a time to relax, wait until lunchtime.
And after a short rest, we prepare to begin our next adventure entering the dense forest, to walk the path that leads to "Kingdom of the Giant Trees" In Yanayacu we receive it under the interlaced branches, heat and humidity that favors the growth of air plants (orchids) in giant trunks whose roots are developed. Looking closely, you may find some creature camouflaged in the foliage (or lazy monkeys). This is an exciting walk to blossom your spirit of adventure and you will definitely enjoy it more if you are wearing a pair of rubber boots or waterproof material suitable for this area.
Return to the lodge.
Canoe ride, making this moment an adventure of rowing, enjoying a navigation of Amazonian waters. We go in search of the Largest water lilies in the world (Victoria Regia); You can also swim in the Yanayacu River, a tributary of the Amazon River.
Return to the lodge.
Visit a rescue center, the Amazon animal sanctuary where you can see the famous Anaconda, the planet's greatest aquatic boa, In addition to the python or boa mantona, Matamata turtle, crocodile, monkey species such as woolly monkey, spider, machin, saki, lazy bear, exotic bird species: toucans, parrots, the famous woodpecker, Camungo turkey The Amazon, El Shansho (prehistoric bird), etc.
On the other hand, you will have the opportunity to appreciate a wide variety of natural and locally produced medicinal producers, such as Cat's claw , Chuchuasi, Oje, Palo Sangre, Amasisa, Sacha jergon, all of them with great medicinal properties and to close with a green flourish, toast with our exotic drinks, '7 roots', 'achuni ullo', 'break the panties', 'Parapara', '7 times out', 'waiting in the corner', among others, which are used as Viagra natural.
Return to Iquitos City.
Transfer to the hotel according to the package: Dorado Plaza / Dorado Isabel / Dorado Express / Parthenon.
After breakfast, we will visit the famous market and floating neighborhood of Bethlehem.Belén is a popular neighborhood with floating houses, here we will visit this popular market via canoe to see the villagers who come from the jungle to sell their fruit, fish and other products.
Return to Iquitos City.
It is suggested for the comfort of the passengers during their trip by the Amazon River and their accommodation in the Lodge to organize in advance a backpack or a small suitcase with absolutely necessary for their stay in the Lodge. The suitcases or the rest of the luggage will be left in Custody, for the duration of the stay in the lodge.
Raincoat or plastic poncho (raincoat), flashlights, rechargeable batteries, binoculars, good insect repellent, sun block, canteen, light cotton clothes, trousers and long sleeve shirts, cotton socks and polos. Moisture resistant shoes and / or jebe boots (we provide in the Lodge) Essential bathroom linen. A windbreaker (sometimes the temperature drops considerably when it rains or on boat trips).
Our hostel Amazon Reise Eco Lodge is located in the basin of the Yanayacu River, affluent of the Amazon River, 80 km away from Iquitos, surrounded by a well-preserved rainforest in which birds and butterflies abound, we have both cabins for 02 as for 04 people.
Amazon Reise Eco-Lodge Is an ideal starting point for exploring the lush Amazonian rainforest in the hands of our experienced guides learning about their fascinating plant and animal world and getting to know its local inhabitants, whose way of life is perfectly adapted to the environment.