Birdwatching Experience

Birdwatching Experience

Duration: 4 days

Muyuna Lodge offers morning, day, and night birdwatching excursions. Allowing to watch the most exotic species of the Peruvian Amazon fauna scorted by our naturalist guides bird specialists, so the birding tour of Muyuna Lodge is the most complete in the entire Amazon River.

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Rates & Booking

Package Type Accommodation Type Max. Guest Per Room Rate per Person N° Travelers

In Double Room Basis

  • In double room basis
$ 652.00

In Single Room Basis

  • In Single room basis
$ 762.00

In Triple Room Basis

  • In Triple room basis
$ 647.00
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Hoatzin at Muyuna Lodge
 
1st Day:  ..../ IQUITOS / MUYUNA LODGE /  (L,D):
  • Transfer from the airport or hotel to the port.  
  • In the harbor, our speed boats will be waiting for you, ready to travel for three hours upriver on the Amazo
  • Arriving at the lodge, Muyuna staff will welcome you.  
  • After setting in your bungalow, you will have lunch.  
  • To get used to the place, you will make a short walk in the surroundings, to identify the flora that the birds are looking for (for example, marauding the heliconia flower, it is easy to see the hummingbirds).
  • Dinner 
  • Overnight at Muyuna Lodge
 
2nd Day: MUYUNA LODGE / YAYAYACU RIVER /  (B,L,D):
  • Very early in the morning you will make an expedition into remote rainforest to see the Piurí (wattled curassow/Crax globulosa) which is a critically endangered bird restricted to western Amazonia and which can only be seen in Peru at Muyuna Lodge.
  • Lunch
  • In the afternoon, while you enjoy the greenest sunset of your life, take a boat ride along the Yanayacu River, looking for more different species of birds of the flat forest, such as parrots, macaws, jacanas, kingfishers, herons, seedeaters, flycatchers, antbirds, tinamus, doves, pigeons, screamers, muscovy ducks, cormorants, etc. 
  • Dinner
  • After dinner, the Amazon Rainforest will surprise you again showing you that it changes by night.  You will have a nocturnal excursion to look for nocturnal birds, while you listen to the deafening sound of silence.  Pootos, pauraques, night herons, bats, owls, nocturnal hawks will accompany you.
  • Overnight at Muyuna Lodge
 
3rd Day: MUYUNA LODGE / LAKE CORRIENTILLO (B,L,D):
  • After breakfast, if your physical state is slightly strong and if water level permits, you can make a long walk.  We will walk behind Muyuna.  The walk may last six hours. In this path, the guide will explore the jungle with you pointing more birds and other kind of wild life, such as chachalacas, hummingbirds, cuckoos, nunbirds, woodpeckers, fruitcrows, tinamus, doves, pigeons.  Here you are not only going to see birds, but also insects, tamarin, and squirrel monkeys, pygmy marmoset, colorful butterflies, and if you are lucky, you may see an anaconda crossing the path.
  • Lunch
  • In the afternoon, we are taking you using canoes to the Lake Corrientillo, looking for different species of birds, such as the white throated toucan, yellow ridged toucan, ara caries (small toucans), egrets, herons, kingfishers, oropendolas, hoarned screamers, caciques, comorans, anhingas, vultures, antbirds, black collared hawks, antshrikes, antpitas, tapaculos, barbets, woodpeckers, togons, hummingbirds, etc.  The guide will tell you about their behaviors and life. 
  • Dinner
  • At night, you do a night walk to see nocturnal birds.
  • Overnight at Muyuna Lodge
 
4th Day: MUYUNA LODGE / AMAZON RIVER  (B,L):
  • Very early in the morning you will visit the islands of the Amazon to see endemic birds like Parker´s Spinetail, White-bellied Spinetail, Leaden Antwren, Riverside Tyrant that lives in the islands. Also the Festive Parrot that lives in the varzea and along the rivers, Olive-spotted hummingbird that is one specialized to live in the islands of the Amazon, Little Woodpecker, Red and white spinetail, Black-tailed Antbird that is a rare species and not well known, Black and white Antbird.
  • Later, you will be taken by motorboats to the other side of the Amazon River, just to see how the difference of land can have different species of birds.  The typical birds that can be seen in the high jungle are the cushuris (a type of duck), swallow fish, etc.  As we are in the Amazon River, you will have this magical moment to see the pink Amazon River dolphins playing around your boat.  In the way back to the lodge, you will see the biggest aquatic plant in the whole world, the Victoria Regia.  
  • Lunch in the Muyuna Lodge
  • Your grateful bird watching trip will come to an end.  You will sail about two hours back to Iquitos and then to the Airport or Hotel.

 

Muyuna birds Check listhttp://www.muyuna.com/www.muyuna.com/sites/default/files/Muyuna-Birds-check-list_0.pdf

 

Important Notes:

  • Prices in US Dollar
  • Arrival in Iquitos must be before 09:00 am and departure after 06:00 pm
  • Activities can change due climate conditions or water level

 

Includes:
 
  • All meals as indicated
  • Guided tours (English or Spanish)
  • Terrestrial and river transportation
  • Accommodations


Not Included:
 
  • Air tickets
  • Airport taxes and tips
  • Drinks in the bar
  • Personal Insurance

 

 

 

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