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Yanayacu Community in the Amazon – 3 Days Experience

Immerse yourself in the Amazon Rainforest with our 3 Days Experience that will take you to the Yanayacu Community deep inside the Peruvian jungle.

Explore the richness of biodiversity, from monkeys, birds, crocodiles to giant boa snakes and impressively big trees and wonderful exotic flowers, all in the Yanayacu Reserve. This is the best place to discover the breathtaking beauty of the largest rainforest in the world while learning about the native indigenous culture of the Yanayacu and the Yaguas.

This will be an unforgettable experience, full of adventures and fascinating natural wonders. Don’t miss out to explore the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest with this truly authentic experience!

icon clock Duration: 3 daysicon altitude Max. Altitude: 106 m / 347.8 fticon sleep Accommodation: Camping & Hotel
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Day 1: Visit to Fundo Pedrito, Ethnobotanical Tour & Nocturnal Boat Ride

A representative of our Travel Agency will welcome you at Iquitos International Airport, where you will be assisted and transferred to our office in Iquitos.

You will be given a short induction about the tour, our services, the do’s and don’ts of the jungle, as well as some important tips.

After a short wait, you will be transferred to the Nanay dock where we will board the typical boats of the jungle called “Pamacari” which will take you to the lodge.

Fundo Pedrito

On the way, we will visit the “Fundo Pedrito” where we can observe the famous victoria regia, the largest ornamental plant in the Amazon, you will have the opportunity to meet and feed the paiches, lizards, and piranhas. Afterwards, we will arrive at the lodge where you will be welcomed with a natural fruit drink.

Our guide will give you a brief orientation of the lodge and then you will be transferred to your room where you can relax until lunch is ready.

Then we will have a delicious lunch at the lodge.

Ethnobotanical Walk

After a short rest, we will start an ethnobotanical walk, for approximately 2 hours accompanied by our expert guides. During the tour, they will teach you how to identify medicinal plants such as cat’s claw, sangre de grado, copaiba oil, and gigantic trees like the Lupuna ́ (Ceiba Pentandra) whose dimensions make it possible for more than 25 people to surround them.

Moreover, you will be able to listen to a vast amount of different bird species such as the Rinahui (Cathaites-Aura) and the Tihuacuro (Monasa-Atia), amongst many others.

After this inspiring and educating walk, we will return to the lodge where we will have a tasty dinner.

Nocturnal Boat Ride

After dinner, we will make a nocturnal boat ride through the creek called “José caño” to enjoy the magical sounds of the jungle at night, observe the business of the wildlife at night and catch some great views of the night sky with some astonishingly good sights of the star constellations.

Hereafter we will head back to the lodge where you can enjoy some free time while we will serve you an exotic drink in our bar.

Sleepover at the lodge.

Day 2: Birdwatching, Fishing Tour & Visit to Monkey Island


Early in the morning, we start the bird-watching tour to observe the birds that feed on the banks of the Yanayacu River or in the surrounding plantations. We will be able to observe species such as the Tuki (Jacana Jacana), Kingfisher (Ceryle-Torquato), Coto Gavilan or Black-necked Hawk (Busarellus nigricollis).

After the birdwatching, we will return to the lodge for an energizing breakfast.

Artesanal Fishing Tour

Then, we will start the fishing tour where you will be able to observe how the most experienced fishermen will feel the thrill of fishing piranhas (Serraselmus nattereri) and other varieties of fish.

Hereafter we will return to the lodge where we will eat a delicious lunch.

Monkey Island

At the previously agreed-upon time, we will go to visit the “Monkey Island” where endangered species of monkeys of the Peruvian Amazon are being protected. This Island is a family initiative that intends to show its visitors the work that is necessary to achieve the process of reintegration of primates into their natural habitat, as well as the development of their survival instinct in the wild. You will be able to see the different species of monkeys that are completely free in this reserve, yet depending on the successful development of their ability to re-adapt to nature.

Then, we will go in search of Pink and Grey Dolphins (Inia Geoffrensis) and at the same time enjoy a wonderful Amazonian sunset.

Arriving back at the lodge we will have dinner.

In the evening, the more adventurous will have the opportunity to start a night walk around the lodge to look for and observe tarantulas, fireflies, small caimans, and other nocturnal species of our Amazon.

Sleepover at the lodge.

Day 3: Visit to Amazon Trapiche, Amazon river swim & Yaguas Community

Amazon Trapiche

Enjoy an appetizing breakfast before starting our visit to a rustic Amazon “Trapiche” or stamping mill. We will take a boat that will take us to San Juan de Huashalado where we can find one of the last traditional stamping mills. We will be shown how the inhabitants of this area process sugar cane extract using a handmade “trapiche” and fermented sugar cane juice, which after a certain storage time becomes liquor.

Taste the variety of exotic regional drinks made from sugar cane liquor and molasses; you may be even able to purchase a few bottles of this exquisite liquor.

Amazon river swim

10 minutes from the village is the majestic Amazon River where you can swim in its warm waters or simply relax on the shores appreciating the spectacular and unique scenery.

We will return to the lodge for our farewell lunch, proceed to check-out, and depart for a visit to the “Yaguas” ethnic community.

Yaguas Community

This visit will allow you to learn about their ancestral customs, learn about their original clothing styles made out of palm fibres and their typical handicrafts. Furthermore, you will be able to try out their ancestral hunting device called the “Pucuna” which is a blowgun that the Yaguas used with poisoned darts to shoot birds or smaller animals.

Continuing with the tour we will sail to a rescue centre “Animal Sanctuary” where you can meet the famous Anaconda, the largest aquatic boa on the planet, the matamata turtle, sloth bears, and species of exotic birds such as Toucan and parrots, among others.

After this amazing visit, we will start to return to the city of Iquitos where we will drop you off either at the airport or at your hotel.



  • 02 nights of accommodation at Amazon Yanayacu Lodge with full meals: 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners (Self-service buffet)
  • Water – Coffee – Tea – free Milk
  • Rubber boots for excursions
  • Entrance to the tourist attractions
  • Visit to the Kingdom of Giant Trees
  • Ethnobotanical walk
  • Nocturnal boat ride
  • Swim in the Amazon River
  • Search for Pink Dolphins
  • Amazon water lily tour: Victoria amazonica
  • Bird-watching tour
  • Artisanal fishing tour
  • Visit to the sugar mill (Elaboration of brandy)
  • Visit Fundo Pedrito.
  • Visit Monkey Island.
  • Visit to the Animal Sanctuary (sloth bears, toucans, macaws, prehistoric turtle called mata mata and the famous boa constrictor or anaconda)
  • Visit to the Native Community.
  • Bilingual guide specialized in the Peruvian jungle (English-Spanish).
  • River and Land Transport
  • Transfer from the Airport / Lodge and vice versa.


  • Drinks in general: Soft drinks and / or liquors.
  • Tips to porters at the airport and / or staff.



  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Flashlights
  • Rechargeable batteries.
  • Binoculars.
  • Insect repellent with a high % DEET.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Canteen.
  • Light cotton clothes.
  • Jeans.
  • Long-sleeved shirts, socks and cotton polo shirts.
  • Moisture resistant shoes
  • Rubber boots (we also provide some at the Lodge)
  • Swim clothes and towel
  • Windbreaker jacket (sometimes the temperature drops considerably when it rains or on boat trips)

More Information

What is Iquitos?

Also known as, the capital of the Peruvian Amazon, Iquitos is the largest metropolis in the Peruvian jungle, as well as a very important river port. It is a remote destination that you can only get to by plane or boat. A city that will catch you with its exuberant nature and with all the mysteries that the jungle hides.

What to do in Iquitos?

Iquitos is a vibrant city right in the middle of the Peruvian Jungle. The following list states the most important tourist attractions:

  • Monkey Island.
  • Walk through the city of Iquitos.
  • Belén neighborhood.
  • Museum of Indigenous Amazonian Cultures and Iquitos Amazon Library.
  • Amazon Rescue Center (CREA)
  • Pilpintuwasi Butterfly Farm.

When is the best season to travel to Iquitos?

To visit the Amazon of Peru, it is best to travel between June and November, in the dry season. The temperatures will be more pleasant, taking into account that it will have a high percentage of humidity.

How many native communities are there in Iquitos?

Today representatives of 12 native communities of the Napo basin, presented their life plans to the authorities and other institutions in the region. This communal planning instrument contains its worldview, history and poses its vision of the future.

In the forests near the city of Iquitos, there are jungle tribes such as:

  • Boras,
  • Yaguas,
  • Capanahuas,
  • Huitotos and
  • Cocamas.

The Pedrito Farm in Iquitos

One of the most important tourist attractions in the city of Iquitos is the Pedrito de Barrio Florido farm, which has spectacular fish farms where the breeding of paiches stands out, a pond with aquatic plants from Victoria Amazonica, fish farms with species of fish such as tarpon, boquichicos, Piranhas, pools with lizards, crocodiles, and boas distributed in an area of ​​three hectares, on the banks of the Amazon River.

Likewise, the Fundo Pedrito de Iquitos has a dining room to serve typical food from the Peruvian jungle, where you can taste and try piranha meat, paiche, among others at a lunch offered in this tourist attraction of Iquitos.



We have price alternatives that accommodate all budgets, prices per person, expressed in US Dollars.

Make your quotes and reservations by email [email protected], you can also communicate with one of our sales executives at the telephones detailed below, we will be happy to assist you.

Phone – WhatsApp: +51 969 787 221
Phone – WhatsApp: +51 986 994 218


To start the reservation process, please send us the following information:

  • Name and surname:
  • Passport number:
  • Nationality:
  • Date of Birth:
  • Phone:
  • Very important – We need the address and information about the hotel that you are staying at, in the city of Iquitos, to be able to pick you up at the time when the tour starts

To confirm reservations it is required to pay 50% in advance and the other 50% can be paid upon arrival at your destination.




  • All rates for our Peru Packages are expressed in US dollars (subject to currency exchange rates) and are priced per person
  • The rates for Peruvians only include VAT
  • All our rates are subject to availability and circumstances
  • Children under 2 years and 11 months are considered INF (babies) and are not permitted on this tour
  • Children from 3 to 10 years and 11 months are considered DCC (child) and thus eligible for special rates and obliged to share the room with their parents
  • Children over 11 years old are considered adults
  • Minors must travel with an identity document
  • Rates do not apply to holidays, Easter, long weekends, national holidays, Christmas, or New Year

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