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AMAZON EXPLORER - Expeditions & Survival / Loreto 257 - Iquitos - Peru / Phone: +(51) 65 242816 / Spanish: +(51) 965 828888
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PACAYA SAMIRIA EXPLORATION

Level: Medium
  Duration: 6 days

National Pacaya Samiria Reserve is Peru's largest park and occupies 2.080.000 ha. It is aimed at conserving bio-diversity, sustaining wildlife, aquatic and terrestrial resources.

DAY 1

- 7 am departure from the Amazon Explorer office by motocarro.
- Car from Iquitos to Nauta (1:30 hrs). Breakfast served.
- Private motorboat from Nauta to Santo Domingo (3 hrs).
- Entrance permit for the National Reserve.
- Boat to the village (30 min).
- Excursion by canoe for wildlife observation.
- Accommodation: Overnight in a typical village house.

 DAY 2

- Excursion to a lake (1 hr).
- Piranha fishing (Serrasalmus nattereri) .
- Looking for pink dolphins (Inia geoffrensis).
- Hike in primary rainforest.
- Bird watching.
- Night walk exploration.
- Overnight in a typical village house.

DAY 3-4

- Boat to camping area (3 hrs).
- Set up camp and construction of shelters.

During these days the following activities will be done:

- Short to medium hikes in primary jungle.
- Identification of medicinal plants.
- Drinking water from forest vines "Soga de agua".
- Searching for the giant tree, largest of the jungle "Lupuna" .
- Excursion in search of primates.
- Identification of animal tracks and footprints.
- Night exploration in search of alligators and other species.
- Overnight in the jungle.

DAY 5
 
- Return by boat to village (3 hrs).
- Boat to a lake (30 min).
- Bird watching.
- Construction of personal flotation devices, enjoy the fun of drifting downstream.
- Walking exploration in search of nocturnal animals.
- Overnight in a typical village house.

DAY 6

- Excursion by canoe.
- Visit a fish hatchery.
- Purchase of handicrafts (optional) .
- Return by motorboat to Nauta (3 hrs).
- Car from Nauta to Iquitos (1:30 hrs).
- Arrival at the Amazon Explorer office (7 pm).

Services include: Transfer from Iquitos airport, all land and river transportation, private boat, all meals provided for duration of trip, regional refreshments and purified water, permission to the National Pacaya Samiria Reserve, native guides.

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


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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Loreto 257 - Iquitos - Peru / Phone: +(51) 65 242816 / Spanish: +(51) 965 828888

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