Full Day sightseeing and exploring the wildlife in Peru

By YacumamaLodgeandExcursions
Iquitos, Peru
$100 / person

In this full day, you will experience the adventure at the maximum, as well as you will learn a lot about the protection of the flora and fauna in the Amazon rainforest of Peru. By booking your jungle tour with JG Expeditions Tours and Yacumama Lodge, we guarantee your safety and all the tours to make your jungle experience an unforgettable memory.


besides the boat excursions, you will have the opportunity to explore the jungle for couple hours and be close to the wildlife that inhabit in the area of the Yarapa. This full day tour will be guided by a local and knowledgeable tour guide with years of experience in jungle excursions.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Manatee Rescue Center, Carr. Iquitos-Nauta Km 4, 5 16000, Peru

Our departure starts at 8:00 AM. Our first stop is the Manatees rescue center, located on the Iquitos road to Nauta, approximately at kilometer 4.5. The Manatees Rescue Center (CREA) is a conservation project that works in partnership with the Dallas World Aquarium Zoo and the Peruvian Amazon Research Institute.

CREA offers you the possibility of experiencing true conservation in the Peruvian Amazon. The species in the rescue center were rescued from different places where they were held illegally in captivity. After rehabilitation, they are released to their natural habitat. So far, CREA has released 23 manatees, 2 pink dolphins, anteaters, sloths, turtles and other animals. While we visit the rescue center, your guide will explain the rehabilitation process in the different areas we have as: Reptiles (yellow spotted river turtle), monkeys, birds and manatees.

You will also visit our interpretation center "The flooded forest" with life-size fiberglass statues of the main aquatic species of the Amazon. The tour lasts an hour, you will walk along the path in the forest where you can learn more about the Amazon.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yacumama Lodge & Excursions, Yarapa River, 16320, Peru

After the visit to the rescue center of the manatees, we will continue our trip from Iquitos to Nauta to take our river boat to the protected Jungle of Yarapa. During your trip you will have the opportunity to appreciate the beautiful panorama of the Amazon jungle and the mighty MaraƱon River. We will stop at the village of Puerto Miguel to observe the three toes sloth. Here you can hug the sloths and take a picture after the guide finishes his explanation.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Yacumama Lodge & Excursions, Yarapa River, 16320, Peru

Our next destination. Yacumama Eco Lodge, located in the heart of the Yarapa jungle. Here we will have lunch. After lunch, a 2 hour round trip hike. To explore the virgin jungle. In this exploration, we will go in search of the wildlife such as: monkeys, birds, anteaters, snakes, anacondas, poisonous frogs. We return to the Lodge at 3:00 PM and get ready for our return to the city of Iquitos. the last stop will be in the Ucayali river to observe the pink dolphins. We stop here for 20 minutes and continue our return trip to Nauta and Iquitos. And return to your Hotel or Airport. Our tours ends at 5:30 to 6:00PM. If you have a flight schedule make sure to coordinate your Itinerary with us at the moment of you making your reservation.

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Offered by YacumamaLodgeandExcursions
Yacumama Lodge has been operating in the ecological tourism industry for 26 years, therefore, we understand that planning a tour can be very complicated, for that reason, we have created packages with excursions that are easy to understand. The tour packages in the Amazon rainforest of Peru, comes already with 30% discount applied, children under 10 years only pay 50% of the price of an adult. If you are still in doubt about the selection of the package that best suits your needs, send us an email using the comment form below.