Pacaya Samiria Amazon Lodge is located at the Marañón River’s bank, and it is
the only one lodge inside of the buffer zone of the
National Reserve. Recommended by Lonely Planet 2007
Surrounded by abundant rainforest, Pacaya Samiria Amazon Lodge has been built
in accordance with the architecture of the zone and offers comfortable 8
bungalows, each of them with two single beds.
Every bungalow has a private terrace with view to the Marañón River,
incorporated bathrooms with wall tile, access to the main garden and all areas
are protected with mosquito nettings.
Connecting elevated walkways lead to our club-house, dining room, hammock
room, watch-towers and hiking paths. The House Club with bar attention and
dining room, offers guests delicious regional food; a hammock room and
viewpoints that offer stunning panoramic views of the Marañón River and the
Activities also include visits to the local communities, hikes in primary
rainforest, flora and fauna observation, birdwatching, canoe rides, piranha
fishing, excursions during the day and night, you can enjoy the spectacular view
from a 100 feet watching tower to observe the confluence of the Marañón and
Ucayali rivers where the Amazonas river is born.
In the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve visitors will also have the chance to
observe the exotic pink dolphin of the Amazon at their natural habitat. On top
of all of this, the bird-watching programs have been designed for you to
experience the beauty and diversity of the Amazon in its natural habitat.
- Tours from 3 to 6 days, depending on your particular interests and time
available. Our rates include bus and riverboat transfers, lodging, meals,
entrance fee to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve and guided excursions.
- Only place where the Amazon River is appraised in all its greatness
- Groups are limited to a maximum of 10 guests per boat to allow a closer
and better appreciation of nature. Excursions are conducted by bilingual
guides with experience in ecotourism and also by local guides.
- Our staff is well trained in first aid techniques.
- Transportation is comfortable in boats with roof and life jackets.
- The lodge have a direct communication system by short wave radio with
the city of Iquitos.
Meals: At our dining room visitors can enjoy regional cuisine, as well as bar
service. Meals consist of soups and appetizers, salads, main course, pasta,
dessert, fresh fruits, coffee or tea. We provide also drinking water to our
Electricity: Electricity (220v) is only available at night. Schedule from 6
pm. to 11 pm; each bungalow has a flashlight and a kerosene lamp in the terrace
Others: We do have a library where you can find out more information about
the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve and the species that lives in its habitat.
Services are not included in the rates, like beverages with alcohol must be
paid with cash in the lodge, because we do not accept credit cards.
Three boats belong to the lodge, with a capacity of ten passengers, roofed,
quilted seats and life jackets for all the passengers.
The lodge has all the facilities to do the camping, sleeping bags, small
kitchen, portable bathroom, tents, etc.
The lodge include in every program the visit to a riverbank village to
observe the lifestyle and daily activities of the people, such as hunting,
gathering, fishing or agriculture, where also the we can collaborate with the
community development buying typical souvenirs hand made by the natives, made of
seeds and a vegetable ivory called tagua.
The lodge recommend bring just one piece of luggage and limit it to 15 kg.
El lodge has five years opened to the visitants who enjoy the eco tourism
Our specialized guides in ecotourism have many years of experience working at
the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, most of them are natives of the communities
who know very well the forest.
Also it is important to mention that the lodge has antidote just in case an
emergency related to snakes bites could happen
See our Photo Gallery (7): Birds in Pacaya
Special Programs with Pacaya Samiria Amazon Lodge: