EXPLORING THE BIODIVERSITY OF THE PERÚ AMAZON


EXPLORING THE BIODIVERSITY OF THE PERÚ AMAZON

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Peru is a amazonian country, 60% of its territory is covered by this diverse flora and fauna. The Peruvian amazon stretches from the slopes of the eastern Andes and continues over the vast tropical region of South America. This is one of the most important tropical regions of the world due to its proximity to the equator. Within the amazon basin a number of protected areas are found including the Tambopata and Pacaya-Samiria National Reserves and Manu National Park. These areas are home to more than 1,300 bird , 200 mammal and over 15,000 plant and flower species.

Fixed games during the year or with early booking.

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  • Meeting with our representative at the airport and transfer to the hotel.
  • Early morning transfer for the flight to Puerto Maldonado.
  • Arrival at Puerto Maldonado airport, transfer 20 kms to the Tambopata River Port, entering the Native Community of Infierno. After forty five minute boat ride from the Tambopata Port to Posada Amazonas will take us into the Community Primary Forest Private Reserve.
  • Boxed Lunch
  • Ecotourism Lecture. A daily presentation on the Infierno ecotourism project is available every night from a staff member.
  • Dinner.
  • Overnight in Posada Amazonas Lodge.
  • Tres Chimbadas is thirty minutes by boat and forty five minutes hiking from Posada Amazonas. Once there you will paddle around the lake in a catamaran, searching for the resident family of nine giant river otters (seen by 60% of our lake visitors) and other lakeside wildlife such as caiman, hoatzin and horned screamers.
  • Lunch.Ethnobotanical Tour: A twenty minute boat drive downriver leads you to a trail designed by the staff of the Centro Ñape. The Centro Ñape is a communal organization that produces medicines out of forest plants and administers them to patients who choose their little clinic. They have produced a trail which explains the different medicinal (and other) uses of selected plants.
  • Dinner. Night walk. You will have the option of hiking out at night when most of the mammals are active but rarely seen. Much easier to find are frogs with shapes and sounds as bizarre as their natural histories.
  • Overnight.
  • This clay lick is only a twenty minute walk from Posada Amazonas. From a blind located about twenty meters away you will see dozens of parrots and parakeets descend on most clear mornings to ingest the clay on a river bank. Species such as Mealy and Yellow-headed Amazon, Blue-headed Parrot and Dusky headed Parakeet descend at this clay lick. The clay lick is active at dawn, during the late mornings and mid-afternoons.
  • Ceiba Trail Hike: We leave from the lobby at Posada Amazonas and embark on a two hour hike crowned by the largest tree in the vicinity: a giant ceiba tree. During the hike we will focus on the natural history of the rain forest and its principal taxonomic groups.
  • Lunch
  • Farm Visit. A thirty minute boat drive downriver takes us to the most complete farm in the community of Infierno. The owner grows a diverse variety of popular and unknown Amazon crops. In his garden,just about every plant and tree serves a purpose.
  • Dinner.
  • Overnight
  • In the morning, transfer by Boat to Tambopata River Port and Puerto Maldonado airport.
  • Flight back to Lima.
  • Arrival to Lima’s airport and transfer to the Hotel.
  • Free morning
  • Pm : City tour of Lima: Visit the historical city center of Lima: Plaza de Armas, Plaza San Martin, Presidential Palace, Main Town Hall, San Francisco Monastery and its catacombs. Residential district: san Isidro with its Olive Grove and Miraflores: Huaca Pucllana, pre-Inca architecture and Parque del Amor.
  • Overnight.
  • Transfer to the airport for the flight to Iquitos. At the arrival to Iquitos airport you meet our local representative and be transferred to the local harbor in Nauta (1 hour driving), from this harbor you will sail on the Marañón river and reach the beginning of the famous Amazonas river. The junctions of two important and big rivers; Marañón and Ucayali are clearly appreciated and the native pink dolphins welcome you to their domain. The Lodge is located at the entrance of “Pacaya Samiria National Reserve”, which has an excellent location for having a great experience and being in the contact and connected with the wild life of the Amazon. In order to protect and respect the environment, five stars services at the lodge are not possible to be offered to the visitor.
  • Lunch at the Lodge.
  • After lunch and some time off for relax, you will start a two hours walk to the “monkies path”.
  • Before dinner, excursion to “Lagarto cocha”, caimans habitat.
  • After the breakfast, Sailing the Ucayali river for about 45 minutes you get to the Pacaya Samiria national reserve and visit the “San Jose de Paranapura’s island. While walking in the forest the prehistoric birds “Shansho”, Giant Kapok trees, medicinal plants, golden monkeys, aquatic flowers “Victorias Regias” are appreciated.
  • Box lunch is included today.
  • Back to the lodge for relax and dinner.
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  • In the morning, Bird watching and piranha fishing are part of the activities. This journey will offer you a great chance to see the spectacular and beautiful Sloths , hard to see them but with good binoculars it is possible, they are between branches of high trees.
  • Lunch and dinner are included
  • After Breakfast, transfer to Nauta harbor to return to Iquitos city.
  • In the Afternoon time to explore Iquitos, which was a important city during the rubber days, XVIII century, Belen market is an interesting place to visit.
  • Overnight
  • Flight from Iquitos to Lima and connection with the international flight to back home.

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