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Full Day Tour to Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge
Come into the Amazon’s people
universe for one day; meet their traditions, customs as well as their daily
survival activities having the river and the forest as their allies.
Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge / Iquitos (L)
Transfer in the morning from your hotel to the river wharf.
Speed boat trip on the
Amazon, the world’s largest river. During the
trip, you will see the magnificence of the Amazon, the exuberance of the jungle
and the picturesque villages appearing on the shores with their particular color
Arrival in the Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge located 45 minutes from Iquitos. The
native-style lodge built with natural materials is upon high ground, surrounded
by trees, plants and flowers, where birds and butterflies roam.
Refreshing “welcome drink” made with regional fruit (cocona, camu camu, copoazu,
other) and brief instructions about the sustained conservation standards that
must be observed in the lodge and its surroundings in order to make your tour
Eco-cultural Circuit (The Sinchicuy Watershed Ecosystem)
Short walk or canoe ride in the afternoon –depending on the season- to “Nuevo
Peru” where a
community has established. You will get acquainted with their customs, see their
unique apparel made of palm fibers and even try their “pucuna” or blowgun.
Lunch at the Amazonas Sinchicuy. Gastronomy in the lodge is based upon the ample
use of natural and fresh products from the river and the local farmlands.
Guided ethno-botanic walk in the afternoon. You will be able to identify species
of the Amazon plant kingdom (Cat’s Claw, Sour Cane, Copaiba, Aguaje and even
Ayahuasca, the hallucinogen vine).
Visit the local “shaman” who will explain about the marvelous healing properties
and use of some of these plants and roots.
Tour the Santa María del Ojeal farmlands where you will visit the sugar cane
squeeze, the fruit orchard, the fish culture pond; see the Amazon breed cattle
and artisanal dugout canoe fishing performed on the river by locals.
Visit a typical village on the shores of the Amazon, see the homes, schools,
churches, shops and interact with its people.
Visit the community’s sustained development projects and the Wildlife Rescue
Center that are being made possible with ecotourism support.
At the end of the tour you will return by boat to Iquitos and transferred back
to your hotel.
Transfers hotel / Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge / hotel (overland and river boat)
Lunch in the lodge
Excursion as detailed in program
Guide in English or Spanish
Does not include:
RATES AND ONLINE RESERVATIONS:
Rate per person
US $ 111.00
2 - 4 passengers
US $ 67.00
5 - 9 passengers
US $ 64.00
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