Iquitos, the frontier jungle city that in the 19th Century turned from a small outpost to the most important port in the Amazon basin, earning cosmopolitan status during the so called “Rubber Boom”. Book a Iquitos tours today!
The luxury of that bygone era is still embodied in the architecture, from the Iron House, designed by Eiffel for the 1889 Paris exhibition, to the stately houses erected along the Ramirez Hurtado promenade, overlooking the Amazon River.
Today, the city bustles with three-wheeled “moto-taxis” and remains a vital port. It is also a gateway for adventurers seeking knowledge about the indigenous culture, the exotic wildlife and medicinal plants ready to be discovered.
This three-day adventure puts you in the Sinchicuy Lodge, set in a tropical garden surrounded by lush jungle vegetation, where you will learn about the eco-system of the Río Sinchicuy Watershed, visit with the Yagua indigenous community, enjoy a botanical excursion and learn about Sinchicuy’s Sustainable Conservation projects.
A four-day Amazon jungle vacation in the Muyuna Lodge. Learn about and sample the medicinal juices of the “urticaria tormentosa” vine. Enjoy a wildlife spotting safari, and go bird watching to spot exotic species, including the rare, pre-historic looking Hoatzin.
A week-long jungle adventure that takes you to three of the Northern Amazon’s finest and most interesting jungle lodges, with botanic naturalist tour and several wildlife sighting excursions. Amazing star gazing at the Southern Hemisphere sky while you spot caiman from moonlight reflected in their eyes. Wind down your trip with a classic Amazon Canopy Walk in the tree tops, and a visit with Yaganua indigenous community.
Take four-day jungle vacation in the secluded and relaxing Explorama and ExplorNapo lodges. Learning about medicinal plants at the ReNuPeRu Ethnobotanical Garden with a local shaman. Enjoy an incredible evening on the river tributaries, star gazing and searching for caiman. You will have several opportunities to sight wildlife on the jungle floor and from the tree tops on a Canopy Walk.
A three-day Explorama Lodge getaway that takes you into the lowland Amazon rainforest of northern Peru for a bird’s eye view of the wildlife and to meet the people who live along the river,
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