Your unforgettable Peruvian adventure is waiting for you along the Iquitos Amazon River! Explore the Amazon’s unique biodiversity and visit a riverside village to learn about the local lifestyle.
Your voyage along the Iquitos Amazon River will take you to an environment teeming with diverse wildlife. In addition to exploring the jungle, this once-in-a-lifetime Peruvian experience gives you a taste of local culture and tradition on a visit to a local village.
Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
Start and end location: Lima
Day 1 – Arrive to the Amazon King Lodge and Explore the Jungle on a Hike
To begin your Iquitos Amazon River adventure, the tour operator will transport you to the Amazon River jetty. From there, you will go down the majestic river by boat for about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Upon arrival to the Amazon King Lodge, you will enjoy a soft drink. After settling in, your guide will show you around the Amazon King Lodge and tell you about its medicinal plants, orchids, and other plants.
After lunch, you will take a beautiful jungle hike and learn more about the flora and fauna of the area. Later that evening, you will return to the Amazon King Lodge where you will get the opportunity to watch the sunset over the Amazon River. After dinner, you will be able to go on a night walk to observe tarantulas and insects.
Day 2 – Visit the Native Yagua Community and an Animal Preservation Zoo
Early in the morning, you will be able to observe birds in their natural habitat before a delicious breakfast. After breakfast, you will visit the native community Yagua, where you will have the opportunity to learn more about their typical clothing, dialect, and lifestyle. The Yagua community will also show us their traditional way of hunting with a blowgun. Additionally, the community creates beautiful handcrafts you can buy as souvenirs.
Later, you will return to the Amazon King Lodge. After lunch, you will visit the serpentarium and animal breeding zoo, where they preserve varieties of animals such as sloths, monkeys, turtles, caimans, and the
famous Anaconda. You will then return to the lodge, have dinner, and settle in for the night.
Day 3 – Observe Local Wildlife and Fish for Piranhas on a Jungle Canoe
Right after breakfast, you will go on a hike into the jungle to observe the local plants and wildlife. You will be able to see giant trees, vines, and rare forms of insects and birds. Afterwards, you will return to the Amazon King Lodge to have lunch and relax. Your guide will then take you aboard a typical jungle canoe on the river to fish for piranhas and other species. You will then return to Amazon King Lodge for dinner. There will be an optional night walk available as well.
Day 4 – Taste Sugar Cane Rum and Cañazo at a Sugar Mill and Return to Iquitos
After breakfast, you will visit a riverside village to learn about the local lifestyle. There will then be an opportunity to see a sugar mill where sugar cane rum and the famous cañazo, an alcoholic drink, are prepared. You will even be able to taste it! After, you will return to the Amazon King Lodge to have lunch and relax before leaving for Iquitos at 15:00 pm. Along the way, be on the lookout for a possible sighting of gray or pink river dolphins.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.