Iquitos: Amazon River Full Day Guided Tour

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Explore the wonders of the Amazon River and the stunning Pacaya Samiria National Park on this full day guided tour from Iquitos. Observe an array of wildlife in their natural habitat, including monkeys and dolphins, and meet local indigenous people.


  • Explore the wonders of the Amazon River
  • Observe the variety of wildlife and rich flora of the reserve
  • Interact with local people learn about their way of life
  • Visit a colorful market with fruits seen only in this part of the world


Your wildlife adventure begins in the morning with pickup from your hotel in Iquitos and heads to Nauta, a town considered to be the main gateway to the Amazon River from Peru. Explore Nauta’s market, and taste the variety of fresh fruits that exist only in this part of the world, grown by local farmers. From Nauta, embark on a boat ride along the beautiful Marañon River until you arrive at the confluence with Ucayali River. As you sail through the jungle waters, watch out for pink and gray dolphins as they catch the waves from the bow of the boat. From your local tour guide, learn everything there is to know about dolphins and how important they are for the Amazon environment. Arrive at Pacaya Samiria National Park and wander through the vast greenery of the landscape, looking out for capybaras, monkeys, birds, and snakes. Learn about the array of wildlife that lives here in the park, and the diverse role they all play in the biosphere of the jungle. Midway through the tour, enjoy a picnic lunch against the stunning backdrop of the park and immerse yourself in this truly amazing natural wonder. Then visit the indigenous village of Cocama to meet the local people and experience their unique way of life, learn about their use of medicinal plants, and listen to their language.


Hotel pickup and drop-off in Iquitos Boat navigation Bilingual guide in English/Spanish Picnic lunch and bottled water Entrance fee to protected areas First aid kit

Important Information

  • Travel insurance is required
  • Vegetarian and vegan food are available upon request
  • Gratuities to the guide are optional

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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