Duration: 3 days

3 days 2 nights program, includes only the visit to National Reserve Allpahuayo Mishana. It has 57,600 hectares and is at only 20 kms. from Iquitos, it is known by its high levels of biodiversity and the most extensive concentration of forest that grows over white sand known locally as “varillales”. It is the ideal short, economic tour in Iquitos.


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Rates & Booking

Package Type Description People Rate per Person N° Travelers

Nomal Fare

  • In four people basis
  • In Five or more People Basis

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  • In four people basis
  • In Five or more People Basis
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Day 01 : Lima-Iquitos (L,D)
Reception at Jose Secada Vigneta International Airport and transportation to Victoria Regia Hotel . Lunch. In the afternoon we will go to Quistococha Lagoon to observe different species  of birds of  flooded woodlands.  This activity will take place around the Lagoon area and will last approximately 2 hours. The range of Amazonian Parrotlet , formerly known only  from southeast  Peru , was greatly extended north  by sightings  here. The palm swamps and sourronding area have Lesser Swallow-tailed Swift, Point –tailed Palmcreeper,  Sulphury  Flycatcher, Olivaceus Woodcreeper, Lettered Aracari, Chestnut-eared Aracari, White-lored Euphonia, Red-eyed Vireo, Spotted Tody-Flycatcher.
In the palm trees we will watch  birds such as Short-tailed Swifts to breed or roost. On your way back to Iquitos , we can watch flying the  Zone –tailed Hawk and Pearl Kites.   Dinner and overnight in the hotel in Iquitos.


Day 02: Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve (RNAM) / Zungarococha Lagoon(B,L,D)
Wake up time is 4:15 am – Everybody get’s a snack.

We will leave for the reserve via the Iquitos-Nauta Highway to Kilometer 25.
5:30 am – Start our expedition with a bird expert from Allpahuayo-Mishana, He will explain the differences between the various environments, dirt, sand, vegetation. From at least 100 meters from the highway you can already observe approximately 15 – 20 species of birds, among them there will be nocturnal birds and other nocturnal animals such as amphibians and  monkeys.
We will then hike down a jungle path to an observation post where we will be able to observe birds such as the Ancient Antwren, Gray-legged Tinamou ( only between December  and March months)  ,The Mishana Tyrannulet, Northern Chestnut-tailed antbird, Pompadour Cotinga, Allpahuayo Antbird an  the new Iquitos gnatctacher described recently (Polioptila clementsi), Bronw-banded Puffbird (Notharchus ordii), Citron-belied Attila (Attila citriniventris), Safron-crested Tyran-Manakin (Neopelma chrysocephalum), Yellow-throated Flycatcher (Conopias parava).
The forest clearing at the Zungarococha Lagoon  provides some good birding, particularly if trees are fruiting. The best is the lake , the flooded trees at the lake edge have Orange-crowned Manakin, the rare Amazonian Scrub-Flycatcher and Black-crested Antshrike. Keep scanning for Pied Puffbird  perched on exposed branches. The palm swamps in the area harbor Point- tailed Palmcreeper and Sulphury Flycatcher.
Before the sunset, transfer to  Iquitos City. Dinner and overnight  at Victoria Regia Hotel .


Day 3: Allpahuayo-Mishana National Reserve / Iquitos City (B,L)
4:15 am (approximately) – Wake up time  – Everybody get’s a snack.
We leave for the Allpahuayo –Mishana Reserve. We will continue looking for the new species incluiding the Iquitos Gnatcather  and others white-sand specialist such as the Pearly Antshrike, White –plumed Antbird, White-browed Purpletuft
Return to the highway and be transported to Iquitos. Lunch at hotel .
Free evening time. Transportation to the airport.



  • Program given for minimun 4 people
  • Meet our driver in his booth # 5 at the luggage claim area.
  • Programs may vary according to flight arrival / departure changes or weather conditions.
  • For this program we recommend to take morning flights to Iquitos and your returning flight to Lima in the afternoon.
  • Check in: 13:00 pm / Check out: 12:00 pm


What to bring, what to wear?
 •Pack light, drip-dry cotton or safari clothing, including one long-sleeved shirt and sweater, several pairs of socks and t-shirts, raincoat. Include as well a small flashlight, an extra set of batteries, a good pair of binoculars, a camera ( essential) a  insect repellent  with 35% DEET ( we suggest OFF) ,  sunglasses, Sun block , a wide brimmed hat, water bottle,   Hiking shoes or sneakers resistant to humidity (Rubber boots is provide by Amazon River Expeditions), Bathing suit.




  • Transportation from the Airport/Hotel/Airport
  • Transportation from the Hotel to the Reserve back to the Hote.
  • Full day in the RNAM
  • Halfday in the Quistococha Lagoon
  • Breakfast in RNAM
  • Lunch and Dinner at Zungarococha Lodge
  • Lunch and dinner at the hotel
  • Bird Expert Guide
  • Checklist of birds

Not Includes

  • Beverages: juices, sodas, soft drinks and any alcoholic drinks. (Tea and coffee are complimentary)
  • Flight tickets Lima/Iquitos/Lima and airport taxes.
  • Tips.




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