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Jungle expedition in Iquitos

Jungle expedition in Iquitos

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Iquitos would be the paradise for the ones in love with animals.

Visiting a rescue center, hosting all the kinds of animals belonging to the Jungle. Monkeys, Jaguar, butterflies… and much more.

But also having the possibility of walking around a Monkey Rescue center, where the young monkeys will follow us hanging on your arm, or sitting on your head. a Wonderfull moment.

We also can count on a privileged access to a Yagua Family. In Iquitos you have a lot of those fake native communities, seeing you as a dollar bill. But Andean Photo Expeditions doesn’t like that. Our family is pure, and real. A Sharing moment you will never forget.

Piranha fishing, the biggest market of the Jungle, local restaurants, and much more is to be discovered in Iquitos.

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  • Departure/Return Location
    Your hotel
  • Departure Time
  • Return Time
  • What to wear
    Comfortable seasonal clothing & walking shoes
  • Included
    Entrance Fees
    Photo Assistance
  • Not Included
    Local Flights

Tour Plan

Departure from our hotel to arrive in the port town of Nanay (Bellavista), where the Rio Nanay meets the Rio Amazonas. After departing by boat we will travel downriver 70km (about 2-hour). During the riverboat trip we will have a great possibility of seeing caimans, turtles, herons, pink river dolphins, snakes, and many other species of flora/fauna along the riverbank.
Monkey Island is a small island about 15 minutes from the Maniti Lodge which shelters a large number of monkeys in their natural habitat. During your visit on the island you will have the unique opportunity to observea wide variety of monkeys that include: Sloth, Goeldi’s monkey, Tamarin monkey, Capuchin monkey, Yellow-Handed Titi monkey, Masked Titi monkey, Cebidae monkey, Wooly monkey, Squirrel monkey, Spider monkey, South American Coati monkey and many more! Along with the various species of monkeys you will have to opportunity to see very large Anacondas, Boas and the very unique and rare Amazonian mata-mata turtle. At Monkey Island we will also see alligators, turtles, toucans, macaws, parrots, etc.
Yagua people are an indigenous people in northeastern Peru, numbering approximately 6,000. Currently, they live near the Amazon, Napo, Putumayo and Yavari rivers and their tributaries.
Their language is classified as a Peba-Yaguan language.
Our close working method with those communities, allows us to spend a unforgettable moment with them.
The district of Belen in Iquitos is one of the poorest of South America.
It is also named the "Amazonian Venice " . This is where we will have a walk in the biggest market of the amazonian Jungle. You can find all the products from the Jungle ( Fruits, Fish, Meat, Honey, herbs...).
And from there we will visit Belen by boat. Because Belen is a floating city.
Pilpintuwasi is a wildlife rescue and temporary custody center located on 20 hectares of land in the village of Padre Cocha, 20 minutes outside of Iquitos, the largest city in the Peruvian Amazon. They are a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting animals affected by the poaching and trafficking industry which thrives in Iquitos.
They work with the ecological police to take in animals confiscated from markets, airports and homes, which often arrive with injuries and malnourishment.
They have many species living with them; various monkey species, coatis, capybara, ocelot, jaguar and more.

Tour Location

Iquitos Jungle is a vast and pristine wilderness located in the northern part of Peru, bordering Colombia and Brazil. The region is home to one of the world's most diverse ecosystems, with thousands of species of plants and animals, many of which are found nowhere else on the planet.
For photo tourists, the Iquitos Jungle is a paradise, with a rich array of wildlife and flora, ranging from colorful birds and primates to exotic orchids and giant trees. The best way to explore the Iquitos Jungle is by taking a guided tour, which will provide you with the opportunity to capture some truly stunning photos of this incredible natural wonder. Whether you're an experienced photographer or simply looking to capture some amazing vacation snapshots, the Iquitos Jungle is a must-see destination for any photo tourist visiting Peru.

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  • Dan S.

    The perfect way to travel Peru.

    Me and my friends contracted Andean Photo Expedition for a Mountain and Jungle trip.
    I wasn’t interested about photography, but my friends was . They learnt so much and enjoyed every remote places we have been to. Communities, amazing landscapes we could just visit thanks to their knowledge of the country . People, animals, culture. It was a complete trip in Peru .
    Thanks to our guides we had amazing drone shot, and amazing pictures for ourselves.

    You like photography ? It is perfect for you ?
    You don’t have a special interest in Photography ? Not a problem , they are the best way to travel in Peru .

    Thank you so much guys.

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