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AMAZON EXPLORER - Expeditions & Survival / Loreto 257 - Iquitos - Peru / Phone: +(51) 65 242816 / Spanish: +(51) 965 828888
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Level: Medium +
(Intermediate plus)
  Duration: 10 days

For those who wish to have an adventurous experience, live with and learn about the customs and culture of an indigenous Amazonian tribe.
 
DAY 1-3

- Departure from the Amazon Explorer office.
- Public boat "Lancha" downriver on the Amazon (180 km).
- Visit to the village of Pevas.
- Motorboat to an indigenous Boras Community.
- Gathering in the communal house "Maloca".
- Typical dances of this tribe.
- Preparation of coca leaves (formerly used by this tribe).
- Ancient stories of escaping from slavery in the times of rubber plantations.
- Environmental walks.
- Excursions in a canoe.
- Accommodation: Overnight in a typical house in the native community.

DAY 4-5

- Navigating with indigenous Boras guides on the Yaguayacu River in a motorboat.
- Motorboat with indigenous Boras on the Yaguayacu River.
- Visit to five different tribal communities.
- Arrival to the last tribal community of this river (not touristic).
- Co-existence with them and learn about their customs and way of life.
- Overnight in a typical house in the tribal community.

DAY 6-8

- Enter into the jungle with indigenous Boras.

During these days we will do the following activities:

- Set up camp and shelters.
- Learn to construct traps for catching animals in the native way.
- Identification of medicinal plants.
- Drinking water from forest vines "Soga de agua" .
- Short and medium hikes through primary rainforest.
- Fishing for piranha (Serrasalmus nattereri).
- Night exploration looking for alligators, snakes, tarantulas and other species.
- Construction of personal flotation devices and drifting downstream.
- Overnight in the jungle.

DAY 9
 
- Return by motorboat to Community of the Bora's.
- Exploration by canoe at night.
- Observation of wildlife.
- Overnight in a typical house in the tribal community.

DAY 10
 
- Return by motorboat to Iquitos.
- Transfer to the Amazon Explorer office.

Services include: Transfer from Iquitos airport, all land and river transportation, private boat, all meals provided for duration of trip, purified water, indigenous Boras guides.

Materials: Mosquito nets, sheets, mattresses, hammocks and rubber boots.
Amazon Explorer provides financial support for the tribal communities.


Information on our services
We design itineraries according to your desires and depending on the area chosen, length and degree of difficulty of the requested program. To this effect, you should send us the corresponding request so that we can prepare a tailored made program for you.

Educational programs:
Those interested in the educational option, please send your expectations to: info@amazonexplorer.com, so that we can make a tailored made program according to your needs.

Film Making and Research
In case you need a special program we can develop projects for scientific research and film production throughout the Peruvian

Amazon Rainforest.
Amazon Explorer also organizes and provides the logistic and operational part of these projects.

Travel Information
Programs and activities are flexible and can be tailor made according to the interests of customers.

The program may vary, depending on seasons and weather conditions and their effect on water level of the rivers throughout the region.

Air transport used for expeditions is subject to pre-established dates by the local airline. However, according to weather conditions, flights may be delayed.


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AMAZON EXPLORER - Expeditions and survival in the Amazon
Loreto 257 - Iquitos - Peru / Phone: +(51) 65 242816 / Spanish: +(51) 965 828888

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