Expedition to Pacaya Samiria

Expedition to Pacaya Samiria

Duration: 5 days

Enjoy 5 days in the most largest, extensive and diverse natural area in the world. The Jungle of the Mirrored Waters. Amazing landscapes, birdwatching, dolphins, caymans, butterflies and more, camp in the jungle. It is one of the best tours in Iquitos.


Expedition to Pacaya Samiria  - .
Expedition to Pacaya Samiria  - .
Expedition to Pacaya Samiria  - .
Expedition to Pacaya Samiria  - .
Expedition to Pacaya Samiria  - .
Expedition to Pacaya Samiria  - .
Expedition to Pacaya Samiria  - .

Rates & Booking

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

Nomal Fare

  • Two passengers basis
$ 778.00
  • Three passengers basis
$ 612.00
  • Four passengers basis
$ 518.00
  • Five passengers basis
$ 455.00

Visa Offer

  • Two passengers basis
$ 751.00
  • Three passengers basis
$ 591.00
  • Four passengers basis
$ 500.00
  • Five passengers basis
$ 471.00
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Day 01: ... (Lima) / Iquitos / Nauta / Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (L-D)
  • Meet and greet at the airport from where you will be transferred to our operations office in Iquitos (you will briefly sightsee the tourist highlights of Iquitos along the way).
  • Transfer to Nauta town’s river wharf (approximately 62 miles SW / 2 hours from Iquitos).
  • Upstream boating on the Marañon River to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (50 miles SW / approximately 2 hours and a half from Nauta).
  • Watch diverse species of birds along the way, including egrets, hawks, horned screamers, jacanas, parrots and parakeets. It is also possible to see Amazon River dolphins.
  • Box lunch onboard.
  • Passenger identification at the reserve’s entrance check-point.
  • Arrival in the Arequipa community where the first camp will be set up.
  • Short walk to the nearby village.
  • Dinner and overnight at Pacaya Samiria
Day 02: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (B-L-D)
  • Watch birds as they leave their nests to find their food on the river, among them cotingas, macaws, parrots and Harpy (Harpia harpyja).
  • Breakfast at camp.
  • Excursion to Shansho Cocha Lake (90 minute boat trip) upstream the Yanayacu Pucate. See on the way the giant Lupuna (Ceiba pentandra), Capirona, and Capinurí (Heliocóstilis scabra) trees and also eye-catching birds as the Toucan (Pteroglossus), the Red Macaw (Ara macao), the Blue-and-Yellow Macaw (Ara ararauna), the Great Egret (Egreta alba) and the Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona).
  • Watch the Hoatzin or "Shansho" (Opysthocomus hoazin), a bird that nestles and feeds on the shores of this lake.
  • Return to the campsite and lunch.
  • Excursion to Yanaquillo Creek to spot squirrel monkeys (Saimiri boliviensis), saddle back tamarins (Saguinus fuscicollis) and sloths (Bradypus variegatus).
  • Dinner at camp.
  • Overnight.
Day 03: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (B-L-D)
  • Breakfast at camp.
  • Boat or canoe to Japon Creek and Yanta Lake to birdwatch and fish. Among the fish species found in the reserve we find piranha (Serrasalmus), "sábalo" (Brycun americus), sardina (Triportheus), amongst others.
  • Lunch at camp.
  • Late-afternoon canoe ride to see the reserve’s scenery of the reserve at sundown.
  • Dinner and overnight.
Day 04: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve (B-L-D)
  • Early morning breakfast before moving the camp to another site
  • Boat along the Yanayacu Pucate where it will be possible to spot graceful pink dolphins (Inia geoffrenssis), "taricayas", local name given to the yellow-spotted river turtles (Podocnemis unifilis) and probably even giant river otters (Ptenerura brasiliensis).
  • Lunch on the edge of the river overlooking the beautiful scenery.
  • Walk in the camp’s surroundings to discover this area's exquisite flora and fauna.
  • Dinner at camp.
  • Overnight.
Day 05: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve / Nauta / Iquitos / (Lima) ....(B)
  • Breakfast at camp.
  • Return by boat to Nauta navigating on the Marañón river.
  • Overland return to Iquitos.
  • Transfer to your hotel in Iquitos or to the airport at a convenient time to board your flight.
  • May 24
  • June 14, 28
  • July 12, 26
  • August 16, 30
  • September 13, 27
  • October 11, 25
  • November 15, 29
  • Diciembre 13
This program can be given any other date but the price will be 15% higher.



  • Arrival in Iquitos has to be before 9:00 am and departure after 5:00 pm. Other shcedules has to arrange extra boat with additional cost.
  • The program can vary depending on arrival and departure times of the flights and also because of the weather conditions.
  • Expiration Date : 31/12/2017
  • All Rates are per person in US Dollar


  • Good binoculars
  • Camera gear including bateries
  • Tight-weave, light colored, long cotton pants
  • Long sleeved, tight-weave, light colored cotton shirts
  • Ankle-high hiking boots and sneakers
  • Flashlight with batteries
  • Sunblock lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Broad-brimmed hat
  • Rain suit or poncho
  • Insect repellent
  • Small denomination bills 
  • Small daypack.


  • Transfers airport / hotel / lodge / airport (overland and river boat)
  • Entrance fee to Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve
  • 4 nights outdoor camping in Pacaya Samiria National Reserve
  • All meals included
  • Excursions as detailed in the program
  • Guide in English or Spanish



Not Included

  • Airline tickets
  • Airport taxes
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Soft and alcoholic beverages





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