Pacaya Samiria Lodge Program

3 Days / 2 Nights
PS-102

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: IQUITOS / LODGE
Fly from Lima to Iquitos on morning flight. We begin our Peruvian jungle adventure at the Iquitos Airport. From there we will journey 60 miles to the town of Nauta, the first township founded by the Spanish on the Marañón River. The trip to Nauta takes about an hour and a half.

In Nauta we will visit the Sapi Sapi Lagoon where we will see such species as the paiche (largest Amazonian fish), and regional turtles (taricaya, charapa), as well as a brief history of Nauta at the Centenary Square.

From Nauta board our boat and travel up the Marañon River to visit Fundo Casual, a tropical forest run by local residents, where we will see different species of local fauna. Arrival at the lodge where we will receive a greeting by a member of the Kukama Kukamiria ethnic group who will conduct a ritual to prepare us to get the energy and strength of nature. You will be shown to your bungalow followed by lunch. In the afternoon we will go for a walk in the forest surrounding the lodge and a visit to our observation tower for a stunning view of the river and forest. After dinner, there will be a conversation on myths and legends of the Amazon. (Snack, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 2: PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE / LODGE
We will go hiking through the primary forest surrounding the lodge to spot birds and other wildlife followed by lunch at the lodge.

Depart by boat to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (Nauta Caño). A cold lunch will be served on board the boat. GUARANTEED spotting of pink and grey dolphins. Travel by boat through the “Jungle of Mirrors”, as the Reserve is known due to the reflection of the sky in the rivers, where we will look for monkeys and sloths. During the journey we will observe a variety of birds. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

DAY 3: VILLAGE VISIT / LODGE / IQUITOS
Visit the nearby community of San Jorge to meet friendly inhabitants and understand their way of life and ancestral customs. Followed by a visit to the Center for Kukama Women Crafts (Pua Kamatawara) Project developed by Pacaya Samiria Amazon Lodge. Lunch, then transfer to the airport or city of Iquitos. (Breakfast, Lunch).

Pacaya-Samiria Lodge   2019 - 2020
3 Days / 2 Nights - PS-102
Shared Services
Number Travelers Price per person
1 $960
2 $630
3 - 4 $505
5 + $450
Private Services
Number Travelers Price per person
1 $1,060
2 $770
3 - 4 $650
5 + $650

- Single Supplement $45 per person per night.
Children ages 5 - 11 are discounted 40% using rate based on number of adults in party.
- Ages 4 and under - Free
- Optional Canopy Walkway Tour: $95 per person with 2 person minimum.


Notes: The last day includes lunch, depending on the departure flight time. If there is no time for lunch before the flight, there will be no discount or reimbursement.

This program can vary due to weather conditions and low/high water season. Our guides may make some changes in the program in order to make the most of the excursions.