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Destination: Amazon Rainforest.

Country and Region: Peru - Loreto Region.

Arrival/Departure City: Iquitos 

Ethnic Groups Nearby: Huitoto/Bora/Ocaina/Yaguas.

Groups Classification: Sporadic and Permanent Contacted.


Accommodations: Tents/Mosquito Nets/Hammocks/Shelters


Main Objective: The Search, Extraction, Preparation, Consumption, and Dieta with Different Master Plants (Ayahuasca, Kambo, Rapé, etc.), and Other Medicinal Plants of Popular Use in the Peruvian Amazon.


Included Event: Wildlife Sighting, and Customs and Traditions Sharing with Indigenous Group in Voluntary Isolation.

Other Available Events Upon Request: Amazon Survival


Available Travel Months: January - November.

Best Travel Months: June - November.

Advance Booking Conditions: 2 Month Minimum.

Booking Payment Conditions: 50% Required. 

Booking Payment Method: All Major Credit Cards.

Remaining Payment Method/Deadline: Cash at Arrival.

Departure Days: Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.


THE MASTER PLANTS EXPEDITION OF 2, 3 OR 4 WEEKS LONG; was designed for travelers looking to jump on an educational, cultural, spiritual, mental, and also physically demanding Amazon jungle experience, and of course the longer expeditions more intense than the shorter ones, with the main focus on the initial days in the search and extraction of a variety of "Master Plants", and different other medicinal plants of popular use in the Peruvian Amazon, and with the final purpose of learning its elaboration and responsible consumption with the adequate guidance of experienced Master Shamans from the Amazon region.


In case this so far sounds like a very interesting fit for you, then we think it is definitely the expedition you are looking for!


This expedition is meant to ensure participants enjoy a quiet relaxing and very interesting spiritual experience connected with Nature. This route will start its course in Iquitos city, by navigating the mighty Amazon river, and finally into other tributary rivers to reach the depths of different indigenous territories of the Amazon rainforest. We will settle down in our main operations camp, and where we'll be able to have our most direct, and genuine connection with different Amazonian Plants and Nature with complete tranquility.


Please be advised that during this expedition our team will immerse every traveler into the depths of the Amazon rainforest as nomads. In day time; we will conduct our jungle exploration activities searching for Amazonian Master Plants along with other medicinal plants in and around as many jungle areas as we can possibly reach to obtain our purpose. At night; we will continue to carry out our explorations in search of other nocturnal species, as well as selecting places that have a special meaning in order to carry out our Ayahuasca ceremonies in the middle of the remote jungle, always with direct connection with wilderness.


During our experience of disconnection in the Amazon, there will be short and long segments of diets and meditation after conducting our ceremonies with certain Amazon Master Plants all depending on the duration of your expedition. This will mean and includes several days of resting without conducting any physical strenuous activities, fasting, not too much exposure to the sun, special and strict diets, etc.


While MASTER PLANTS EXPEDITIONS alone focuses mainly on AMAZON MASTER PLANTS AND OTHER MEDICINAL NATIVE PLANTS, for travelers scheduling the MASTER PLANTS EXPEDITION WITH AMAZON SURVIVAL,  the very last part of the entire expeditions or even half of it will be dedicated  to the combination of both INDIGENOUS CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS SHARING with AMAZON SURVIVAL TRAINING, What we basically call an Amazonian expedition that possesses "The whole package".


In Conclusion; These expeditions with few or multiple focuses will allow participants the observation and exploration of wildlife while obtaining an incredible spiritual adventure of self-encounter. Led by Master Healers, and Jungle Survival Instructors. Expeditions that will clearly consist in displaying the correct use of a variety of Amazonian Master Plants and other medicinal plants of popular use in the Peruvian Amazon used for centuries by its local inhabitants. Powerful and effective ancestral native plants that cleanse, treat, heal and harmonize our body, mind, and soul.



  • Exploration and Crossing of both the Ampiyacu-Apayacu Regional Conservation Area and the Yaguas National Park (All Will Depend and Be Adjusted Based on Available Travel Days).

  • Search, collection, and preparation of long-lasting native foods supplies before entering the jungle.

  • Search, collection, and preparation of native medicinal supplies before entering the jungle such as; “Mambe” from coca leaves and cecropia leaves used to elevate body temperature, energy and for hunger, “Ampiri or Ambil'' a residue from the combustion of tobacco used as a poison on the tip of arrows for hunting purposes, also applied topically to kill insect larvae, which is why it is used to treat myiasis and even used to treat snake bites, "Kampu/Kambo/Sapo", best known as “the vaccine of the forest” used for many medicinal purposes, against yellow fever, malaria, snake bites, intestinal cleanse, detoxification of kidneys, liver, and pancreas, etc.

  • Search, collection, preparation and training with ancestral weapons and tools before entering the jungle such as fishing poles, hooks, strings, blowpipes, darts, bows, arrows, slingshots, etc.

  • Uncomfortable nights in the middle of the Amazon.

  • Hikes through the unexplored Ampiyacu-Apayacu and Yaguas jungle territories.

  • Physical and mental stress.

  • Challenges and unexpected encounters.

  • Survival in complete isolation.

  • Hikes with inclement weather and on different difficult jungle terrain.

  • Crossing of rivers, streams and swamps.

  • Continue hiking when navigation by water is not possible.

  • Build floating devices when hiking is not possible.

  • Hike for several hours and days to achieve destinations

  • Build different types of animal traps to catch food.

  • Make your own primitive strings and hooks to fish..

  • Hunt what's necessary for your own survival.

  • Learn to Find drinkable water from natural sources (vines, underground, etc.)

  • Find the best wood to build fire.

  • Find the best tree barks to make strong natural rope for multiple purposes.

  • Build primitive shelters at ground and tree level.

  • Identify animal footprints and tracks.

  • Cook what you catch during fishing and hunting.

  • Use all the natural resources the best you can to your own advantage.

  • Identify and use medicinal plants.

  • Wildlife explorations in search of remote "Clay Licks" best known as "Collpas" by locals. The word “Collpa” derives from the "Quechua" Inca dialect, which means "Salty Land" all located only on high and non flooded jungle land, where all different species of animals gather to feed from its underground minerals, mainly large birds and mammals such as (tapirs, capybaras, deer, different felines, parrots, etc.).

  • Search for remote and unexplored lakes.

  • Meet and coexist with a traditional family on voluntary isolation.

  • Meet and coexist with a traditional family on voluntary isolation.

  • Nomadic overnight stays in different parts of the jungle during the entire expedition.


  • Airport Pick Up and Drop Off Transportation.

  • Hotel/hostel search assistance upon arrival to Iquitos (if needed).

  • Fluvial transportation service to/from remote destinations (speed & slow boats).

  • Entry permits to indigenous territories.

  • Economic support to villages nearby.

  • First Responders Wilderness Kit for Emergencies.

  • Satellite Devices with Active and Unlimited 24/7 SOS Coverage.

  • Two-way communication radios. 

  • Daily meals provided during the expedition (based on traditional local food).

  • Filtered water during the expedition.

  • Lead Guide/Translator (English-Spanish).

  • Native Assistant Guides/Translators (Spanish-Any Local Indigenous Language).

  • (1-2) Master Shamans 

  • Gear (tents, sleeping mats, and bags, machetes, set of personal flatware​).


  • Airfare to and from Iquitos.

  • Personal Travel Insurance.

  • Hotel/hostel in Iquitos.


  • Booking in Advance is Highly Recommended; for the collection of personal information, to request authorization of entry to indigenous territories at all levels (national, regional, and communal authorities), logistic preparation, personnel assignment, etc.

  • Arrival and Departure Recommendation to and from Iquitos; 1 day before and 1 day after your trip.

  • Rucksack Size and Weight Recommendations; 55-65 liters and 10 kilos.

  • For full packing list details visit our What to Pack page.

  • Be Advised; this unique and combined Amazon Master Plants Expedition alone or with Amazon Survival is only open to highly motivated participants with strong adaptation capabilities and who are in good physical and mental condition, as they will be responsible for carrying their own equipment on each exploration hike through the primary jungle, as well as to go far and beyond for their own survival needs.

  • To Be Better Prepared for this Expedition; Travelers are highly advised to visit our next link "Master Plants Diet Info".

  • All activities are subject to change due to weather conditions at any time of the year. The main rivers and the levels of the tributaries can vary and, therefore, it is possible that the navigation times and the excursions are modified at the discretion of the guide, this will not alter our motivation to make this trip the best.

  • For additional information visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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