You will find easily our staff waiting for you in Muyuna's counter in the Iquitos Airport. Immediately, the guide will take you to the harbor in nice buses while you look Iquitos.
Immediately, the guide will take you to the harbor in nice buses while you look Iquitos.
Our speed boats will be waiting for you, ready to travel three hours upriver on the Amazon. Muyuna staff will be ready to welcome you with a typical drink.
After setting in your bungalow and having lunch, finally you will start your trip. The check list with the animals that have been previously seen will be provided.
After lunch we will take you along a path which is half an hour away from the lodge where you will walk looking for the howler monkey, a huge an impressive one, which roar is listened miles away.
After the hike, we take you to look the sunset at the Sapote Lake.
After dinner, you will continue with the adventure looking for black and white caimans (jungle alligators), while you stare at the starts of the south hemisphere.
2nd Day: Muyuna Lodge (B-L-D)
Very early in the morning before breakfast, you will make a very efficient bird watching trip. This is the best hour to look for them because they begin their day feeding themselves in the trees. It will be very easy to see parrots, macaws, toucans, egrets, hawks, ducks, etc. The check list will help you to identify the different species you see.
Using canoes you will go to Juanachi Lake, which is hard accessible, because is far and has many aquatics plants that appeared at the entrance, being the reason why you can appreciated the abundance of fauna and flora.
The lunch will be served outdoors to enjoy more time in this remote place.
Here you will walk or paddle, depending on the water level, looking the different types of birds like parrots, macaws, toucans, egrets, hawks, ducks, etc, also sloth and several monkeys like the night, squirrel and dusky titi ones. Here you can walk, depending on the river level, looking for more fauna.
After dinner, you will make a nocturnal hiking to the strangle tree, where is the home of many species of tarantulas (although their bad fame, they are not dangerous to humans).
3rd Day: Muyuna Lodge (B-L-D)
After breakfast, you will make a hiking at the back of the lodge where you observe the variety of flora that region has. In this hike you can taste the water of the "urticaria tormentosa" that has inside its vain (it is said that can cure cancer and aids). Also you will be surprised for the giant ceiba trees. You will have the opportunity to see the pygmy marmoset, the smallest monkey in the world, and if you are lucky, howler monkey, which roar it is listened miles away! Also, is easy to spot some tamarins and black monkeys, different species of birds, and colorful butterflies. In this area we also have seen in few opportunities some felines. This hike can last seven hours, depending on your physical state, you can reach the Tahuayo River.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy the greenest sunset of your life, fishing piranhas and silver hatched fish in the Purura Lake.
4th Day: Muyuna Lodge (B-L-D)
Very early in the morning before breakfast, you will make another bird watching trip.
After breakfast, using small boats we will take you to the other side of the Amazon River to observe the big difference between the high and low jungle, walking in high jungle. When you are finally in the Amazon River, you will experiment the most magical moment of your trip that is to see the dolphins playing around your boat.
The lunch will be served outdoors to enjoy more time in this place. In the way back to the lodge, you will see the biggest aquatic plant in the world, the famous Victoria Regia.
Share your afternoon with the friendly people of the village of San Juan Village. This visit is very spontaneous; sometimes the tourists play soccer with the villagers or just go for a walk around the town. It is possible to buy handicrafts that they make using seeds and vegetal ivory.
By night, you and your guide will have a short trek to see tarantulas, enormous frogs and nocturnal birds.
Use canoes or go walking to the "Pungal", depending on the water level. This is an area that has several strangle figs, which is the favorite place of Hoatzin birds, these birds look like a prehistoric ones, because they have three hooks in their wings middle articulation.
During lunch, with the help of your guide, you can check all the animals that have been seen after that your grateful jungle experience will come to an end.
You will sail three hours back to Iquitos and be taken to the Airport.
All meals as indicated
Guided tours (English or Spanish)
Terrestrial and river transportation
Airport taxes and tips
Drinks in the bar
rates are per person, in US $ dollars.
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