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Majestic River (5 days / 4 nights)


Highlight: The perfect amount of days to deeply know the Amazon rainforest.Activities at Muyuna Lodge, Majestic River - amazon

The program listed below is variable according to weather and water level.  We want to make your stay in MUYUNA unforgettable days in your life, so we will do all our best. 

1st day (lunch / dinner):

  • Transfer from the airport arrivals lounge to Iquitos (or hotel or to the office) for shopping and last-minute coordination.
  • Transfer to the port.
  • Transfer in a fast boat for three hours, 140 kms. upriver from Iquitos, on the Amazon River.
  • Distribution of bungalow and guidance. Delivery of list of animals that have been previously seen in the area.
  • Lunch buffet.
  • Boat trip to lake Sapote watching different birds, like parrots, jacanas, kingfishers, herons, panguanas, partridges, pigeons, cormorants, horned screamers, and then move to the other end of the Lake Moena where you can see also sloths and monkeys, as the night monkey, squirrel and dusky titi monkeys, and many other species.
  • After watching a sunset over the forest of mirrors, back to Muyuna.
  • Dinner buffet.
  • In the evening, boat ride to see caimans, nocturnal birds and mammals.

2nd day (breakfast / lunch / dinner):

  • Breakfast buffet very early.
  • Leoncito Hike, where you appreciate the immense variety of flora around the Muyuna area. At this walk you can taste the water that Uncaria tomentosa (cat's claw) has within its vines - some say it can cure cancer and AIDS. You also be amazed at how huge the ceiba tree is. In addition, you will see the world's smallest monkey, the pigmy marmoset, and the squirrel and tamarin monkeys. If you're lucky, you'll see the howler monkey, whose deafening roar can be heard many miles away.
  • Lunch buffet.
  • Boat trips to the lakes Purura and Corrientes and catch different kind of fish, including the famous piranha, being more difficult to fish in March, April and May. This is an area that has many strangler vines, being the favorite of the bird "hoatzin" or shansho. This colorful bird looks like a prehistoric bird because it has three claws on the middle joint of the wing.
  • Dinner buffet.
  • At night, you take a night walk in search of huge frogs, anaconda’s favorite food. In addition to seeing tarantulas, it is worth clarifying that despite the bad reputation, they are not dangerous to humans.

3rd day (Breakfast / lunch / dinner):

  • Breakfast buffet very early.
  • Boat trip to Lagoon Casha, lagoon not easily accessible. Here you will row or walk, depending on the level of the river, looking at different species of birds and monkeys.
  • Lunch buffet.
  • Excursion by boat to the lake Juanachi, where we use canoes. In this place, you'll see birds and animals more closely. Using the boats will return to the Muyuna.
  • Dinner buffet.

 4th day (Breakfast / lunch / dinner) Full Day:

  • Breakfast buffet.
  • Expedition to look for the white monkey. Lunch will be served outdoors to enjoy more time in this remote place. Here you will row or walk, depending on the level of the river, watching different types of birds, sloths and many species of monkeys.
  • Share the late afternoon with the friendly people of the jungle, in the village San Juan de Yanayacu. The visit is very spontaneous; travelers sometimes play soccer with them or just walk around the village. You can buy handicrafts that they make themselves based on seeds and vegetable ivory.
  • Dinner buffet
  • At night canoe trip, to feel the sounds more closely.

5th day (Breakfast / lunch):

  • Breakfast on the boat.
  • Using small boats, will take you to the Amazon River, where you will experience the most magical moment of your trip, which is to swim in the same river where the pink and gray dolphins live.  You can see them, but don't expect to touch. On the way back to the lodge, you will see the biggest aquatic plant in the world, the famous Victoria Regia. It is also easy to see iguanas.
  • Lunch buffet.
  • With your guide, you will be able to count all the animals seen in your Animal Check list.
  • Your experience of the jungle comes to an end and you will sail three hours back to Iquitos and take you to the hotel or airport.

Nº Pax

1

2 – 10*

11 – more*

Price 2014-2015

S/.2,220

S/.1,830

S/.1,790

The prices are per passenger and are established in NUEVOS SOLES.

(*) double or more occupancy 

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