AMAZON CROSSING EXPEDITION 5D/4N
2 People: 565.00 USD per person
3 - 4 People: 525.00 USD per person
5 + People: 475.00 USD per person
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: MODERATE to HARD
AGE REQUIREMENT: 18 +
Exploration Areas: Tamshiaco-Tahuayo Regional Conservation Area "Amazon Rainforest".
Duration: 5 Days, 4 Nights.
Main Activities: Fauna and Flora Exploration.
Other Activities: Canoeing, Fishing, Photography, Documentary, etc.
Anticipated Booking Time: 2 Weeks For Best Availability.
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Departure Days: Any Day of The Week.
The Amazon Crossing Expedition 5D/4N, just like most of our exploration trips across the Tamshiaco-Tahuayo Regional Conservation Area, it is an navigation trip offered only by Amazon Expeditioners, compacted by several jungle adventure activities focused on wildlife explorations,
camping, jungle hikes, swimming, bird watching, fishing, some basic jungle survival and other activities like tubing and canoeing along the Tahuayo River. On this amazing journey visitors will also get the fascinating experience of making an extensive amazonian crossing trip, navigating a total of 5 rivers; Maranon, Ucayali, Yarapa, Tahuayo and the Amazon River at the very end, Finally arriving to Iquitos City by a different path than the one we initially started.
IMPORTANT TIPS TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR TRIP:
BOOKING IN ADVANCED IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED (for collection of personal information, government access permits to protected areas, transportation arrangements, assignment of exploration team, English Speaking Guides availability, and all logistics support needed).
Participants need to have sufficient time in Iquitos, in order to successfully execute the selected expedition.
By choosing to travel with AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS you're booking a PRIVATE TRIP, and since it belongs to you and your group only, we're always open to adjustments as far as the start and ending time of your trip. This way we can make travel easier for your group based on your flight schedule.
In case of other travelers wanting to join your group, we'll request your permission first, you’ll have the final decision.
For some exploration hikes, participants may and may not be able to leave their personal backpacks behind at our daily designated campsites, so please take into account that in addition to your personal backpacks, you'll be provided with your own exploratory gear (jungle boots, raincoats, mats, and tents) for you to carry and take care of during your entire trip. This is why we always like to advise participants and emphasize them that in order to maximize the experience of your trip, you all have to be somehow in a decent physical condition for some of our long lasting explorations excursions.
Remember what plays at your favor! This trip belongs to you and your group only; we will always go at your pace.
All activities are subject to change due to weather conditions any time of the year. Main Rivers and tributary levels may vary and thus navigation times and excursions may need to be modified at the guide’s discretion, this will not altered our motivation to make this trip the best as possible.
PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS PAGE FOR OTHER IMPORTANT TIPS AND INSTRUCTIONS TO BEST PREPARE YOU BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER THE EXECUTION OF YOUR TRIP.
In this particular exploration route, when the water level of the Tahuayo River is at an average height, the navigation access upstream will open, and will give visitors an additional advantage option in reaching a high jungle terrain in small typical wooden canoes, exploration that will last 2 days total going and returning, and will allow us to enjoy a view of "Collpas" of macaws, parrots and mammals. The word collpa derives from the "Quechua" Inca dialect, which means salt earth, where all kinds of animals come to these places to lick and feed on the minerals of their land. These 2 days trip are meant to replace Day 2 and Day 3 from the original program and are totally (Optional) to the already established itinerary, and it'll be available only for itineraries of 5 Days or more.
08:00 Transportation pickup from airport or hotel to Iquitos-Nauta Rural Express Road.
10:30 Arrival to the City of Nauta.
11:00 Nauta brief City Tour.
12:00 River Navigation downstream on the Maranon River in Route to the jungle.
Lunch on board.
What To Experience On Your River Navigation:
Pass and stop for instructional orientation right in the encounter of (3) Major Rivers, The Maranon River, The Ucayali River, and The Amazon River. IT IS AT THIS POINT WHERE IT IS KNOWN AS THE BEGINNING OF THE AMAZON RIVER, WHICH IT ENDS DISCHARGING ITS WATERS IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.
Navigation will continue upstream through The Ucayali River.
Navigation will change its course to enter The Yarapa River.
Observation of fauna and flora will take place (pink and grey river dolphins and a variety of birds).
15:00 Arrival to Haldar Village.
Hydration and arrangement of gear before continuing the 30-45 minutes jungle hike to Jerusalem Village.
During “The Flooded Season” 30-45 minutes hike from Haldar Village to Jerusalem Village, and
During "The Dry Season" an additional 1.5 hour of small motorboat transfer from Ramon Castilla Village to reach Haldar Village, to later continue with the 30-45 minutes hike to Jerusalem Village.
16:00 to 18:00 Arrival to Jerusalem Village.
Drop-off gear and meet with local Villagers.
Short canoeing trip on the Tahuayo River to finally reach our Jungle Retreat Camp, where visitors on this particular route will spend their first arrival night comfortably.
Tubing to our Jungle Retreat Camp will be also available in case visitors would like to reach Camp in a different adventure way (optional).
Cabin accommodation assignments will follow.
Swimming in the Tahuayo River upon arrival (optional).
Hand paddling trip in typical wooden canoes down the river to place fish traps.
18:00 to 20:00 Dinner will be shared with the exploration team.
Free time (resting, walk around camp, night fishing on site, etc.).
21:00 Night exploration trip in search of nocturnal animals (insects, rodents, reptiles, etc.).
(Overnight at the Jungle Retreat Camp).
05:00 Early canoe excursion upstream for appreciation of wildlife, inspection of fish traps and early group fishing trip.
08:00 Back to Eco Camp to start a group preparation of breakfast.
During this early cooking preparation activity participants will learn how to fix their own personal fish portions and get them ready for consumption along with other collected meal ingredients.
Breakfast will be shared with the exploration team once ready.
Survival hike will start for the group to spend the whole entire day Inside the Jungle to experience a direct connection with the wild.
The Following Basic Survival Activities will be Performed:
Search for drinking water from the vineyards of the forest for hydration purposes.
Identification and collection of fruits, vegetables, seeds, and insects act for human consumption.
Obtainment of fire by natural means.
Lunch grouping preparation starts: This particular meal will be cooked utilizing all edible resources collected and obtained from jungle excursions and during the early fishing trip.
Construction of personal shelters to overnight in the middle of the jungle.
Improvisation of handmade traps to catch reptiles, and rodents at night.
Construction of floating devices to escape from the jungle.
Dinner will be served of what was obtained during the day.
Night jungle exploration in search of nocturnal animals.
(Overnight inside the Jungle in Personal Handmade Shelters (Optional). "Camping Tents will be Also Available by Request").
LET'S UNDERSTAND THAT THIS WHOLE TRIP IS NOT A REAL SURVIVAL TRIP, WE'LL MAKE IT AS FUN AND SUITABLE AS POSSIBLE FOR EVERYONE.
04:30 Early awaking to pack and return to Eco Camp.
05:00 Back to Eco Camp , quick fruit snacks and hydration before we head to the river.
05:30 The "Canoeing" exploration adventure trip in typical canoes will start from this point right on the Tahuayo River, and it will consist basically on fauna and flora observation, avoiding the use of a motor boats by rowing wooden canoes in the way we don't scare away our possible encounter with wildlife. At the same time guides will teach visitors how to maneuver the typical amazonian wooden canoes not just down but up-stream as well, arriving back to Camp for our well deserving breakfast.
08:00 Breakfast will be served.
09:00 Ethnobotanical exploration hike inside the jungle will take place; during this 2 hrs. of jungle hike visitors will be performing the following:
- Identification of the Ayahuasca Medicinal Plant together with other Amazonian plants and fruits.
- Identification of any living creatures along our paths.
- Search for "The Giant Trees" the largest of the Amazon jungle, etc.
- A quick visit to Jerusalem Village to say goodbye.
- Group picture with the women and mothers of the community.
- Buying of handicrafts for local support (optional).
13:00 Lunch will be served at the Retreat Camp.
14:00 Departure to next jungle exploration area "Amancio" 1.5hrs motorboat.
15:30 Arrival to Amancio jungle area.
- Camping tents set up.
- Wildlife exploration hike in search of primates and other diurnal animals.
- Return to camping area.
- Camp fire set up.
18:00 Dinner will be served .
19:00 Nigh Exploration hike in search of nocturnal animals.
(Overnight in Camping Tents).
05:00 Early boat trip for wildlife observation.
08:00 Breakfast will be served.
- Exploratory hike will take place to the high jungle areas of Amancio in search of "Poison Dart Frogs".
12:00 Lunch will be served.
13:00 Departure to Tangarana jungle area, about (2hrs) of river navigation.
15:00 Arrival to Tangarana camping site, camp set up will follow.
15:30 Hydration and fruit snacks before the following trip;
- (2 hrs.) hike to a remote Creek for observation of wildlife, during hike excursion visitors will have the opportunity to see (alligators, macaws, monkeys, the prehistoric bird hoatzin "Opisthocomus Hoazin" and other Amazonian species)."On Dry Season"
- (2hrs.) hike deep inside the jungle "On Flooded Season" in search of wildlife (tapirs, peccaries, capybaras, monkeys, reptiles, birds and more).
18:30 Back to Camping Site.
20:00 Dinner will be served.
21:00 Night exploration in search of caimans and other nocturnal creatures (caimans catch and release will be done if small caimans are found).
(Overnight in Camping Tents).
05:00 Morning boat navigation to observe wildlife, followed by a short fishing trip (optional).
07:00 Breakfast will be served.
08:00-09:00 Navigation begins on the Tahuayo River in route to Tamshiyaco Town, through the Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Regional Conservation Area.
During these relaxing 3-4 hours of river navigation, participants will enjoy a unique, adventurous and fascinating escape in search of the Amazon River, this long river navigation ride will increase the opportunities to appreciate more fauna and flora, we will pass by Blanco River, make a quick stop at Chino Village, for possible Lunch and quick exploration if time allows, pass by Buena Esperanza, Santa Cruz, and Huaysi Villages, to then get the final amazing experience of meeting once again just like Day 1, the Mighty Amazon River, from this point on we will be finally crossing one of the greatest wonders of the world
We recommend our visitors to be alert right in this particular area where the two rivers meet to look for the friendly and playful "Pink and Gray River Dolphins".
13:00-14:00 Arrival at Tamshiyaco Town.
A short tour through Tamshiyaco Town will follow.
Lunch in Tamshiyaco Town.
14:30-15:00 Speedboat trip back to Iquitos City.
During this 1-hour navigation by speedboat, the participants will enjoy another pleasant trip to finish crossing the Amazon River.
16:00-17:00 Arrival to Iquitos river port, and transfer to the hotel/airport (End of the Journey).
Frequently Asked Questions:
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY TRIP?
Villages Access and Personnel Support Fees.
1st Night at the AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS "Jungle Retreat Camp",
and the Rest of the Nights in Camping Tents Across the Jungle.
Private Cook During Expedition.
All Meals During Expedition:
(Vegetarian, Vegan, etc. All Upon Request).
AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS Translator Guide (English/Spanish).
Native Local Assistant Guide.
First Aid Kit.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN MY TRIP?
Personal Travel Insurance.
Local Hotel in Iquitos.