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 etc.
Note: We require minimum two passengers traveling together If single traveler ask for the supplement.
|Duration||3 Days & 2 Night|
|Airfares||Not included, available upon request|
|Customizable||YES, feel free to ask for extra services|
Day1: Iquitos – Cumaceba Lodge
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. Depending on the weather conditions, we may see the sun set. At night a jungle walk excursion, to hear the sound of the rain forest animals and to find several nocturnal insects and frogs. Dinner and over night in Cumaceba Lodge.
Day 2: Cumaceba Lodge – Yaguas Indian & Fishing.
An early morning jungle walks for bird watching to see the legendary Hoatzin-Shansho. After breakfast we will visit the “Yagua” Indian Village, to see their typical clothing and hear their own dialect, see how they use the blowgun, typical dances, also we can buy or trade their handy craft. Return to the lodge, typical lunch self service. Piranha fishing and other species as well, nocturnal
Day 3.Cumaceba Lodge –Dolphin & lily pad
Sunrise at the edge of the river bird watching at the “Padre Isla” town, canoe ride to see the Victoria Regia (lily pad), the largest aquatic flower of the world. Breakfast. Ride on the Amazon River to seek for the gray and pink dolphins. Visit to a small zoo to see some local species of animals such as anacondas, sloths, turtles and others. Walk to the Yanayacu River for canoe ride, Typical lunch and return to Iquitos. Transfer at the 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 mandatory.*
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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.