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Amazon explorer

Amazon explorer
13 years ago, March 16th 2011 No: 1 Msg: #131337  
Hi I need help. I have found an amazon tour that I would like to book in Iquitos. Has anybody got any advise about the below agent and trip? I have to send a $200 deposit to book. I don't want to wait until we get there as we are going in high season. Mid July.

> Duration: 5 days
> Level: Intermediate plus
> The National Pacaya Samiria Reserve is abundant and surpasses all the
> senses, from the lakes to the incredible variety of wildlife. Many myths
> and legends of the Amazon
> steam from this mysterious area that still remains unspoiled.
> DAY 1
> - 7 am departure from the Amazon Explorer office by motocarro.
> - Car from Iquitos to Nauta (1:30 hrs). Breakfast served.
> - Private motorboat from Nauta to Santo Domingo (3 hrs).
> - Entrance permit for the National Reserve.
> - Boat to camping area (2 hrs).
> - Set up camp and construction of shelters.
> - Observation of wildlife.
> - Nocturnal exploration.
> - Overnight in the jungle.
> DAY 2-4
> - Motorboat to next camping area (1 hr).
> - Set up camp and construction of shelters.
> During these days we will do the following activities:
> - Bird watching.
> - Piranha fishing (Serrasalmus nattereri).
> - Short and medium hikes through primary jungle in search of wildlife.
> - Nocturnal explorations in search of tarantulas and other insects.
> - Identification of medicinal plants.
> - Drinking water from forest vines “Soga de agua”.
> - Searching for the giant tree, largest of the jungle "Lupuna".
> - Excursion in search of primates.
> - Identification of animal tracks and footprints.
> - Construction of personal flotation devices, enjoy the fun of drifting
> downstream.
> - Night exploration in search of alligators and other species.
> - Overnight in the jungle.
> DAY 5
> - Excursion to a lake.
> - Observation of wildlife.
> - Looking for pink dolphins (Inia geoffrensis).
> - Visit a local village.
> - Buying handicrafts (optional).
> - Return by motorboat to Nauta (3 hrs).
> - Car from Nauta to Iquitos (1:30 hrs).
> - Arrival at Amazon Explorer office (7 pm).
> Services include: Transfer from Iquitos airport, all land and river
> transportation, private boat, all meals provided for duration of trip,
> regional refreshments and
> purified water, permission to the National Pacaya Samiria Reserve, native
> guides.
> Materials: Mosquito nets, sheets, mattresses, hammocks and rubber boots.
> Amazon Explorer provides financial support for the village.

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12 years ago, April 27th 2011 No: 2 Msg: #134697  
Well, just checked out the website. Everything seems legit. Are you sending a money order?

How did you find this?

Look interesting. Reply to this

12 years ago, October 7th 2011 No: 3 Msg: #144652  

I'll be in Iquitos in a few weeks and had some contacts with them as well. How was your trip ? Can u give any feedback about them ?


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12 years ago, November 11th 2011 No: 4 Msg: #146790  
Hello Lilacwine. You can check the following websites to know something about this company:

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