PERU TRAVEL PLANNER
Amazon Yarapa River Lodge
Located on the Yarapa River, a tributary of the
Amazon River. The lodge is within the jungles of the Amazon river basin.
The nearest city is Iquitos, a 110-mile boat trip away. The lodge has been
built with local materials and local design ideas, for a balance of rustic
adventure yet comfortable quarters. Roofs and walkways are thatch covered,
providing a natural cooling system from the tropical heat. They are
dedicated to protecting the environment. They have agreed with the local
tribes to set aside a huge natural preserve. that will not be developed.
Also the lodge uses earth-friendly resources, including full solar
powering, composting, and flush toilets with a waste management system.
Guests can choose from a wide range of activities. Including guided hikes,
wildlife viewing boat rides, piranha fishing, and paddles in a genuine
Amazon canoe. Meet the local tribal Indians. See the pygmy marmoset
monkeys. Hear the dolphins break the water's surface for air. Smell the
hoatzin bird. Touch the smooth bark of a native rubber tree. Taste exotic
Prices include everything...transportation, lodging and accommodations,
guided tours, three full meals per day!
Six or more night stays may opt for a visit and overnight stay at the
Pacaya-Samira national park reserve located 4 hours away by boat. These trips
would require a group of at least 6 people. The trip would be an additional
$100.00 per person. Smaller groups would have to be arranged at the lodge.