Discover the Amazon Rainforest
The Amazon Rainforest is the perfect place for nature lovers. Amazonian wildlife puts on a spectacular show every day, starting with the pink river dolphins that populate its waters. At the point where Colombia, Peru, and Brazil meet, indigenous cultures share the jungle and animals. The medicinal plants here are part of ancient traditions and the giant trees, such as mahogany and cedars, are an awe-inspiring sight.
Day 1: Fly to the Amazon Rainforest (L, D)
Fly from Bogotá to Leticia and arrive at Alfredo Vásquez Airport. Welcome to the magical Amazon Rainforest! You will be picked up at Leticia’s airport and transferred to the pier to take a boat that will take you to Calanoa Natural Reserve. After 1 hour and 40 minutes of the boat trip, you’ll arrive at the lodge of the reserve. In the afternoon, you’ll visit the gardens of the reserve and a local guide will explain to you the conservationist project in Calanoa.
At night, with the company of expert guides that know well the jungle, you’ll hike into the woods where you’ll have a unique sensorial experience listening to the sound of insects, the songs of the frogs, nocturnal owls, and monkeys. Also, the possibility of seeing fungi and fluorescents plants. (Accommodation: Calanoa Natural Reserve)
Remarks: Domestic flight to/from Leticia is not included.
Day 2: Nature & Ethnocultural Experience (B, L, D)
Good morning! Enjoy breakfast in the Reserve. In the morning, with the company of an expert guide, you’ll visit the Tikuna indigenous community. There, you’ll see how the community lives and how they do their life around the water, in permanent interaction with the jungle.
According to the season of the year, you also will have the opportunity to visit the community of El Vergel, San Martín or Palmeras. After lunch, in the afternoon you’ll go through the jungle of the reserve where you learn about some plants and its uses.
Then, you’ll find the Matamata’s waterfall at the border of The Natural Park Amakayacu, there a person in a canoe will pick you up to return to Calanoa Lodge paddling with the company of a guide but by your own effort (This experience is available only if the level of water allows it). (Accommodation: Calanoa Natural Reserve)
Day 3: National Park Amacayacu (B, L, D)
Early in the morning, you’ll enjoy breakfast. Then, you will be transferred to Mocagua Island. This Island is part of the National Park Amacayacu. There, you’ll have a hiking tour to enjoy unique species of flora and fauna. In addition, you’ll find the lakes with the biggest lotus of the world, The “Victoria Amazonica”.
After lunch, a boat will pick you up to take you to the Peruvian border to look for the famous pink dolphins of the Amazon’s River and to enjoy a beautiful and colorful sunset. (Accommodation: Calanoa Natural Reserve)
Day 4: Depart Amazon (B)
Enjoy your last breakfast in the Natural Reserve. At the according time, you will be transferred from the Calanoa Natural Reserve to Leticia’s Airport (With the same protocol of day 1, first a boat trip from the reserve to the pier and then transfer by car to the airport).
At the airport of Leticia, you’ll take a flight to connect to your next destination. Happy having you enjoy this unique experience! Come again soon!
Specification: Discover the Amazon Rainforest
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