PERU TRAVEL PLANNER
Iguana 5 days
IGUANA 5 DAYS 4
CUMACEBA LODGE" ECOLOGICAL PRIVATE RESERVE located 21
miles from Iquitos city. At the shore of the majestic Amazon River. The Transfer
is by speedboat approximately 1 hour down river.
The construction of the lodge is typical, is designed with a palm roof and
wooden structure, similar to the houses of the early Amazonian settlers, built
without disturbing the jungle. There is a reception house, hammocks for relaxing,
dining room and private bungalows, all of which are protected with mosquito nets.
Each cabin has its own toilet and shower. In the evening kerosene lamps are used,
There is also a bar where you can try the local drinks, some of which are said
to have aphrodisiac effects! We also have sodas, beer , wine, whisky, rum, Vodka
Per Person Prices:$420 based
on Single Occupancy
Per Person Prices:$365 based
on Double Occupancy
Per Person Prices:$360 based
on Triple Occupancy
Note: We require minimum two passengers traveling together If
single traveler ask for the supplement.
||5 Days & 4 Night
||Not included, available upon request
||YES, feel free to ask for extra
DAY 1: Iquitos – Cumaceba Lodge - Jungle walk.
Reception at Iquitos airport, short city tour. Transfer to our private
harbor to take our speed boat to visit the floating thatch roof houses in
the district of “Belen”, located on the edge of the Itaya river,(From
November to July) continue traveling down the Amazon River we arrive at the
ecological reserve “Cumaceba Lodge”. The reception will be with a welcome
drink made of a typical fruit, accommodation in the bungalows with private
bathrooms, typical lunch, a long walk in the primary forest to know and
learn about medicinal plants and the wild life of the reserve. Dinner and
over night in Cumaceba Lodge.
DAY 2: Cumaceba Lodge - Bird Watching-Yagua Indian- Small Zoo.
Early morning, excursion for bird watching on shansho Cocha. (Hoatzin
Lake) Breakfast. Jungle visit to the Yagua community, observing typical
dresses ( grass skirt) their native language and life styles. Blowgun
demonstration and the way how they hunt in times gone by, handicrafts
commerce or trading. Typical lunch. Amazon journey to visit a family
conservation animal shelter with: sloths, monkeys, turtles, anacondas and
constrictor boas. Grey and pink river dolphins watching. Night excursion by
canoe to hear rainforest typical sounds.. Dinner. Overnight in cumaceba
DAY 3: Cumaceba Lodge – Monkey Island..
Breakfast. Amazon trip to visit a private Monkey Conservation Project
with different endangered species like maquisapa, Choro, Huapo Negro y
Colorado, musmuki, Tocon, Coto Aullador, Pichicos etc. Lodge return.
Overnight in Cumaceba Lodge.
DAY 4: Cumaceba Lodge – Paiches- Lily Pad – Canoeing.
Breakfast. Amazon trip to visit a private Arapaima gigas- Paiche
conservation project (The largest fresh- water fish in the Amazon
River.biggest of the Amazon River). Caimans and Victoria Regia, lily pads.
Return to Cumaceba Lodge. Lunch self service. Tour in canoe with paddle
special for Photos. Overnight in Cumaceba Lodge.
DAY 5. Cumaceba Lodge – Fishing -Iquitos.
Breakfast and canoe ride for piranha fishing (and other species such as cat
fish and sardines). Visit a small village to know their way of living. After
which we will return to Lodge and have a typical lunch. Back to Iquitos and
to the end of your trip to Cumaceba. Transfer at hotel or airport.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ever-changing nature of the rainforest,
day-by-day activities may vary due to local conditions
Take the first flight in the morning, tour starts 09:30 / Ret. Last Flight
Repellent, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, water bottle, light dark clothing,
flashlight, camera, camcorder, objects to trade (barter with natives)
What to bring ?
Light clothing preferably cotton.
Long-sleeve shirts, preferably of neutral colors.
Hat or Cap
Snickers or trekking shoes
Mosquito repellent with 35% DEET.
*It is recommended to be vaccinated against yellow fever; however it is not
The Belen comunity
The Itaya River
INCLUDES: All hotel and lodge accommodations based on double occupancy.
All scheduled land, lake and river transportation. All transfers. All scheduled
excursions with English-speaking guide services. All entrance fees. Meals as
specified in the itinerary. B=Breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Dinner.
NOT INCLUDED IN THE FEE
International or domestic airfares, airport departure taxes or visa fees, excess
baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations,
alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages or bottled water, snacks, insurance of any
kind, laundry, phone calls, radio calls or messages, reconfirmation of
international flights and items of personal nature.