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AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS

 

Amazon Expeditioners, is an active and expert team of native local guides, specialized in 

jungle expeditions, survival,  and shamanism retreats in the Amazon Rainforest of the Peru.

TYPE OF TRIP

Expeditions

Survival

Shamanism

Retreats

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AMAZON CROSSING EXPEDITION 5D/4N

 

GROUP RATES:

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: Tamshiyacu-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.

For Booking with Little Anticipation: Contact Us Immediately Via Whats App. + 51 999 116 499.

Booking Required Payment: 50% to Secure Reservation.

Payment Method: We Accept All Major Credit Cards by Clicking on the "BOOK NOW" button.

50% Remaining Payment: Pay on Arrival.

Departure Days: Any Day of The Week.

The Amazon Crossing Expedition 5D/4N,  just like most of our exploration trips across the Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Regional Conservation Area, it is a 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; Marañón, Ucayali, Yarapa, Tahuayo and the Amazon River at the very end, Finally arriving at 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 the exploration team, English Speaking Guides availability, and all logistics support needed).

  • Be advised that you are booking a PRIVATE TRIP on this page, and since this trip belongs to you and your group only, we'll be open for adjustments as far as the start and ending time of your trip. This way we can make travel easier for you or group based on your flight schedule.

  • Ensure to have sufficient time in Iquitos, in order to successfully execute the selected expedition.

  • We highly recommend bringing an exploratory backpack of 10 kilos maximum per participant.

  • Be advised that each participant will be provided with the following additional gear (jungle boots, raincoats, sleeping mats, and tents) 5 kilos approx.

  • Most of our exploration hiking trails through the jungle on this particular crossing route, it will require for each person to carry their own personal equipment, and to maximize your experience, be at the least in a decent physical condition to perform our long lasting exploratory hikes.

  • Now, remember what plays in your favor, and don't be disappointed! 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 at 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 alter 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.

 

 

ITINERARY:

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. This 2-day trip is meant to replace Day 2 and Day 3 from the original program and is totally optional to the already established itinerary, and it'll be available only for itineraries of 5 Days or more.

 

 

DAY 1  

08:00 Private transportation from airport or hotel to Iquitos-Nauta Express Road.

10:30 Arrival to Nauta City.
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 continues upstream through The Ucayali River.

  • Navigation changes its course to enter The Yarapa River.

  • Observation of fauna and flora (pink and grey river dolphins and a variety of birds).

15:00 Arrival to Haldar Village.  

  • Hydration and arrangement of gear before 30 - 45 mins jungle hike to Jerusalem Village.

 

QUICK NOTE:

  • During The Flooded Season 30 - 45 mins hike from Haldar Village to Jerusalem Village, and 

  • During The Dry Season, an additional 1.5 hrs of small motorboat transfer from Ramon Castilla Village to reach Haldar Village, to later continue with the 30 - 45 mins 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 optional in case visitors would like to reach Camp in a different adventure way.

  • Cabin accommodation assignments.

  • Swimming in the Tahuayo River upon arrival (optional).

  • Hand paddling trip in typical wooden canoes 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 AE Jungle Retreat Camp).

DAY 2

05:00 Early canoe trip upstream for the appreciation of wildlife, check fish traps and early group fishing.
08:00 Breakfast will be served at the Retreat Camp.

09:0Exploration hike inside the primary jungle.

  • Identification of medicinal plants.

  • Identification of timber trees.

  • Search for bullet ants and other living creatures.

  • Water drinking from forest vines, like the well-known Cats Claw (Uncaria Tomentosa).

  • Search for "The Giant Trees" the largest of the Amazon jungle.

  • Swing on giant tree ropes like Tarzan.

12:00 Lunch will be served at the Retreat Camp.
13:00 Departure to El Estirón Jungle Area about 2 hrs river exploration.

  • No motorboats will be utilized to reach El Estiron, the group will navigate down the river by hand paddling wooden canoes, and with the main purpose of not scaring animals away. This silence navigation will increase our chances for wildlife encounters.

15:00-16:00 Arrival to El Estirón jungle area.

  • Camping tents set up overnight.

  • Fire startup for preparation of Dinner.

  • Jungle exploration for construction of reptiles and rodents traps.

  • River trip to set up fish traps.

18:00 Dinner will be served.

20:00 Night exploration in canoes in search of nocturnal animals.

(Overnight in Camping Tents).

 

DAY 3

05:00 Early canoe excursion for the appreciation of wildlife.

  • Inspection of fish traps and early group fishing trip.

  • Inspection of reptiles and rodents traps.

08:00 Back to the camping site to start a group preparation of breakfast. 

  • During this early cooking preparation activity, participants will learn how to fix their own personal fish portions.

  • Breakfast will be shared with the exploration team once ready. 

  • Search for poison dart frogs.

  • Construction of floating devices to escape from the jungle. 

12:00 Lunch will be served.

13:00 Departure to Amancio Jungle Area about 2 - 3 hrs river exploration.

  • Hand paddling canoe trip will take place in route to Amancio.

  • Floating devices will now be utilized to complete the reaching of Amancio as a jungle simulation escape.

15:00-16:00 Arrival to Amancio.

  • Camping tents set up overnight.

  • Fire starts up for the preparation of Dinner.

  • Construction of personal shelters using jungle resources.

  • Construction of rodents and bird traps. 

18:00 Dinner will be served.

20:00 Night exploration in canoes in search of nocturnal animals.

(Overnight in Camping Tents).

 

DAY 4

05:00 Early canoe excursion for the appreciation of wildlife and early fishing trip.

  • Inspection of rodents and bird traps.

08:00 Breakfast will be served. 

09:00 Jungle exploration for the following activities:

  • Search for poison dart frogs.

  • Search for primates.

12:00 Lunch will be served.

13:00 Departure to Tangarana jungle area about 2 - 3 hrs river exploration.

16:00 Arrival to Tangarana.

  • Hydration, fruit snacks and arrangement of gear before jungle hike.

QUICK NOTE:

The two following camping options will be available upon arrival to Tangarana:

  • On Dry Season 1hr. jungle hike for camping near Remote Creek for observation of wildlife. During this excursion, participants will have the opportunity to see (caimans, macaws, monkeys, the prehistoric bird hoatzin "Opisthocomus Hoazin" and other Amazonian species).

  • On Rainy Season camping at Tangarana, there will be no access to the Remote Creek due to the high water levels. Instead,  jungle exploration in search of primates, and caiman search will be around the area (caimans catch and release will be done if small caimans are found).

08:00-09:00 Dinner will be served. 

(Overnight in Camping Tents).

 

DAY 5

05:00 Early observation of wildlife.

  • Piranha fishing.

  • 1 hr hike back to Tangarana.

08:00-09:00 Navigation begins on the Tahuayo River in route to Tamshiyacu Town, through the Tamshiyacu-Tahuayo Regional Conservation Area.

  • During these relaxing 3 - 4 hrs 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 a possible exploration if time allows, pass by Buena Esperanza, Santa Cruz, and Huaysi Villages, to then get the final amazing experience of meeting the Mighty Amazon River and cross its waters.

13:00-14:00 Arrival at Tamshiyacu Town.

  • Lunch in Tamshiyacu Town.

14:30-15:00 Speedboat trip back to Iquitos City.

  • 1 hour river navigation to finish the crossing of the Amazon River.

16:00-17:00 Arrival to Iquitos river port.

  • Transfer to hotel/airport (End of the Journey).

Frequently Asked Questions:

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN MY TRIP?

  • Airport Transportation.

  • Fluvial Transportation.

  • Villages Access and Personnel Support Fees.

  • Jungle Accommodations:

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).

  • Purified Water.

  • AMAZON EXPEDITIONERS Translator Guide (English/Spanish).

  • Native Local Assistant Guide.

  • First Aid Kit.

  • Camping Equipment. 

 

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN MY TRIP?

  • Airplane Tickets.

  • Personal Travel Insurance.

  • Local Hotel in Iquitos.

 

 

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