CODE: JUNEXP
LA TURMALINA

6 Days / 5 Nights
 
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6 days/ 5 nights exploring the wonderful Amazon and Marañon Rivers towards the “Parque Natural Amazonico” (Amazon Natural Park), one of the most interesting destinations during your stay in the jungle, we will enjoy the suspended bridges, giant trees and enchanted lake.
This great adventure designed for those nature lovers who do not have much time to travel, this will offer a good view of life in the Amazonia; from exotic birds, glad gray and pink dolphins, to the home of the river people, local inhabitants of the margins of the rivers, heirs of a vast culture.
Our classic vessels, built in early 19th Century style will be our base for the route throughout one of main the tributary ones of the Amazon river: the Marañon river, which will mark the rules for numerous excursions and activities to explore the incredible flora and fauna of the Peruvian Amazon basin.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1: Sunday
09:30am Arrival to Iquitos Airport
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10:00am Transfer by road from Iquitos to Nauta
11:30am Arrival to Nauta rivertown
12:30pm Lunch + Navigation
15:30pm Open boat excursion by Nauta Caño area
17:00pm Return to main boat + navigation
18:15pm Local Cooking classes
18:30pm Dinner
20:00pm Overnight near the Marañon Suites Resort
20:30pm Optional:nocturnal jungle walk
 
Day 2: Monday
06:30am Bird watching excursion
07:30am Breakfast at the balcony of the Marañon Suites
08.30am Butterfly farm, Lake, Ceiba Hike, Suspended Bridges
12:30pm Festival Lunch at the big Maloka
15:45pm Fishing excursion
17:00pm Shaman ceremony
18:30pm Return to boat
19:00pm Dinner
19:30pm Overnight near Yanayaquillo area
20:00pm Night open boat excursion
 
Day 3: Tuesday
07:30am Breakfast

08:30am Open boat excursion around Yanayaquillo area
09:30am Arrival to Pucate area + open boat excursion
12:00pm Lunch
15:30pm Visit to Las Palmas village
18:00pm Music + Navigation
19:00pm Dinner
20:00pm Overnight near Nauta
 
Day 4: Wednesday
06:00am Breakfast
10:00am Boat continues with tour + Village visit
12:30pm Lunch + Navigation
13:30pm Arrival to the confluence of Ucayali, Marañon & Amazon rivers
15:00pm Arrival to Yarapa area at the Amazon river
15:30pm Open boatexcursion to see Victoria Regias in Yucuruchi, along the Ucayali
18:00pm Music + Navigation
19:00pm Dinner
20:00pm Overnight near San Francisco
 
Day 5: Thursday
06:30am Breakfast
09:30am Excursion to Gasparito creek
              Jungle walk in Terra Firma of Casual or pic nic lunch in Nauta caño
15:30pm Walking into the jungle along San Isidro Terra Firma
16:00pm Visit Las Palmas village
20:30pm Overnight Near Nauta
 
Day 6: Friday
06:30am Breakfast
              Pax are transferred to Nauta and then to Iquitos Airport.
10:15am Flight back to Lima
 
This itinerary may vary depending on the weather and seasons that control the water level in the rivers and the wild life cycle to protect its natural habitat. Visits to the local villages are carefully planned to avoid a negative impact in their cultural identity.
Availability 2011: Apr 24; May 15, 29; Jun 26; Jul 10, 31; Aug 21; Sep 11, 25; Oct 16
Included: - Transfer Iquitos airport / Nauta / Iquitos airport
- Accommodation as specified in itinerary.
- All meals, as specified in itinerary
- Highly qualified naturalist guides and an experienced crew
- Excursions, activities and use of private facilities in the Amazon Natural Park
- Laundry service
Not Included: - International and national airfare, airport taxes
- Health and personal travel insurance, or medical assistance on board
- Other extensions such as soft drinks and alcohol
- Tips for the guides and crew members
2011 Prices per person: $1327 in shared cabin. Single supplement: $664