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Activities in Iquitos

Pacaya Samiria 3 Day Tour

5 reviews | 59 travellers
It has been a magical experience, Daniel the guide is the best in Iquitos, he lives his work like no one else. You go around the reserve watching monkeys, you go out to see alligators, you sleep in the middle of nature with no one around you, truly an experience that I will never forget.
10 Jose Manuel
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 285
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Dare to spend three days in Pacaya Samiria and enjoy a complete Amazon rainforest experience. You will encounter amazing creatures both day and night.

Dare to spend three days in Pacaya Samiria and enjoy a complete Amazon rainforest experience. You will encounter amazing creatures both day and night.

Pacaya Samiria 3 Day Tour

Day 1

After picking you up in Iquitos at 8 am, we will board a bus that will take us to the idyllic town of Nauta. Once there, we will travel again to the Marañon River, one of the main tributaries of the Amazon, running through Pacaya Samiria. There, a boat will be waiting to take us along the course of the river on a three and a half hour trip. We will be impressed by the deep canyons that the Marañon has been causing in its path.

Once the walk is over, we will go to the camp, where the tents will be set up for the night. We then enjoy a rest in our accommodation before we begin our adventure in the Amazon jungle. We will take a break to regain our strength while tasting a delicious typical Peruvian menu before exploring the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. The food we will offer is adapted to all tastes, there is a vegetarian option, and also chicken, fish, vegetables, fruit, and much more.

We will get into another boat again that will take us for a trip to the enormous Huaylla lake. Along the way, we will see some of the wonderful wildlife that inhabits the reserve, such as herons, shanshos, camungos, and the amazing pink river dolphins. Our guide will show you many other surprises too.

Later, when night falls, we will see scary tarantulas and hear the sounds of birds and other exotic nocturnal animals.

Once the busy day is over, we will return to the camp and enjoy a well-deserved rest in the tent. There is still so much more to come!

Day 2

After having a full breakfast at the camp, we will head back into the Pacaya Samira National Reserve to set up the camp where we will later spend the night. This immersion in nature will introduce us to what species of flora and fauna grow in the jungle.

If we take a look at the sky, we can probably see birds flying over the forest. We will be attracted by the wide range of colors of the feathers of these animals, as is the case of the yellow-crowned parrot.

We will also encounter some amazing mammals that inhabit the Amazon rainforest, such as sloths and different types of monkeys. If we are lucky, we may even see some of these animals climbing the tall trees that crown this immense ecosystem.

Before concluding this day in the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, we will take a boat ride at night to see caimans, turtles, and fearsome anacondas in their natural habitat. Afterward, we return to the camp to spend our last night in the Amazon.

Day 3

The third and last day of the tour will be dedicated to the Inidegonous tradition of fishing. We will enjoy a day hunting for fish such as piranhas.

After eating a full breakfast at the camp, we will dive back into the jungle to once again admire the exotic birds and landscapes.

We will return to the camp to satisfy our hunger with a delicious meal. With our strength fully recharged and after having rested, we will get on a boat to Nauta, where we will take a bus that will take us back to Iquitos.

Accommodation

You will stay inside the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve. There you can choose between spending the night at the base camp in a private room with a shared bathroom or camping in the jungle (we will provide you with the tent and everything you need to be comfortable).

You can choose if you prefer to spend one night in each place or both in the same accommodation.

Pick up point

This tour includes pick-up from your hotel in Iquitos or at Iquitos Airport, as long as your flight arrives before 12 pm.

Minimum age restriction

The minimum age required to participate in this activity is 7 years old.

Adventure tour

The 3-day tour to Pacaya Samiria is a unique experience in the Amazon jungle. You will be away from civilization, without mobile coverage and private bathrooms. Please bring mineral water, batteries, a flashlight, mosquito repellent, and the motivation for this adventure!

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Price

Per person Children under 7
Tour in English
US$ 285
not permitted

Tour in English

  • Per person

    US$ 285
  • Children under 7

    not permitted

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 50% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit).

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Duration

3 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Accommodation.

English speaking guide.

Meals.

Tickets.

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 285
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.