6 Day Amazon Adventure.
Fancy an overnight trek in the Amazon Jungle?
Maybe fishing for Piranha? Caiman or Dolphin Spotting just to name a few!
Join us as we explore the Amazon.
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- Activity LevelChallenging
Explore part of the Amazon region with us as we start from Leticia and head off for an overnight trek into the Jungle to try spot the local wildlife and get back to basics with nature. We will sleep in hammocks in the middle of nowhere and get to listen to the sounds of nature.
We will also head off along the infamous Amazon river for a few hours to our second location where again we will go explore the jungle and see monkeys in the wild and also have the chance to spot Dolphins as well as many vast species of birds.
All travel between Leticia and Mocagua is included.
All traditional meals of the area will be provided. Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements.
Guide & entry fees:
All entry fees are included.
All activities are included.
Services of local guides.
Tourism tax Leticia airport.
Flights to Leticia.
Water, soft drinks unless with meals.
Donations, Tips & gifts.
Any additional costs not agreed before tour commences.
- Day 1 Arrival Leticia
We will be waiting for your arrival at Leticia Airport. Upon your arrival we will take you to your hotel and get you checked in. Once you have organised yourself we will head off to Tabatinga (Brazil) for a spot of late lunch.
Afterwards we will return back to Leticia where we will go walk around the local museum and then go to the park to see the hundreds of birds flock here for the night. An incredible sight in itself.
Evening meal will be at a restaurant of our choosing before you settle down for the night ready for the following days activity.
Please note that the above is a preliminary itinerary and may vary due to factors such as extreme weather conditions, access to river portage points and seasonal changes and local activities. During periods of extreme bad weather, for comfort and safety the itinerary may be changed or cancelled.
- Day 2 Jungle Camping
After Breakfast we will set off for two days trekking in the jungle. We will walk and explore and finally pitch our hammocks before settling down for the night.
Our guide will explain the next two days trip and also any safety points. We will then prepare and pack our gear and depart.
Your lunch in the rain forest will be a simple meal prepared by yourself under assistance from our guide.
During the day your guide will share his knowledge and tips and hopefully we will get to explore the interesting plants, species and more wildlife.
You can catch your own fish, bugs etc and prepare your food over a campfire with help of your guide. Or you can eat the food that you have carried with you.
We will be overnight camping in the jungle with hammocks and mosquito nets in a camp prepared by our group.
- Day 3 Jungle Camping
You will be awoken as the rain-forest awakens! You will have the chance to listen and hopefully spot the various species of wildlife that have been sharing the canopy with you through the night.
After our breakfast we will head off for another trek and our final lunch under canopy, to finally return to Leticia for around 5pm.
Here we will get back to our hotel and organize ourselves before going for an evening meal in Leticia.
- Day 4 Leticia to Mocagua
After breakfast we will head down to the harbour and catch the local boat at 8am for Mocagua. Along the route we can expect to see Dolphins and a great variety of bird life.
Once we arrive at our lodge for the next two days. We will grab lunch and then set off for a small hike into the jungle to see a monkey sanctuary where illegally captured monkeys are rehabilitated and then free to go back into the wild.
Evening we will go looking for Caiman/alligators or for a night jungle trek to see what spiders, frogs, snakes and other creatures are lurking in the rain forest. (depending on the time and group it may be possible to do both trips or a combination)
- Day 5 Mocagua
We will set off at 5am for a boat to take us across the Amazon River to an island where we will get the chance to see the various species of birds. We will then have a simple breakfast before exploring a bit more of the island.
We will head of back to our lodge for lunch and get ready to depart back to Leticia for the night. Once we arrive we will check into our hotel for the final night before going out for our farewell evening meal. For the more adventurous of you we have the option to go and try a local delicacy of grubs!
- Day 6 Onward flight
Depending on your flight timing we will have the chance to go shopping for gifts around Leticia or Tabatinga. We will then set off to the airport for your onward flight.
All accommodation at hotels and lodges is shared (2 to a room) unless asked for single room at an extra cost per person.
Equipment and Clothing:
Suggested to wear clothing you do not mind getting wet due to the humidity.
Spare set of clothing for return journey or night time. Towel (you will be wet from the activities)
Comfortable footwear or waterproof boots.(will get wet)
Sun block, Hat, glasses etc.
Camera (waterproof bag for camera)
Small bag to place your spare clothing etc inside
Torch and spare batteries
Long sleeve shirt
Insect repellent ( sunrise and sunset seem to be the worse time)
CASH (to buy your drinks, snacks, gifts etc)
You should have a general level of fitness and enjoy the outdoors. You should also be comfortable travelling in close proximity with others. Minimum age 10.
It is advised to have your yellow fever jab up to date and remember it is suggested that you receive this 10 days or more before you travel to insure of its effectiveness.
Bring all medicines required for personal use to cover the length of your trip.
There will be times of heavy rains but the areas we are in will still feel warm and this at times could lead to mosquitos. (Malaria prevention – tablets etc)
No previous experience is required.
Insurance – We suggest you check with your insurance provider that you are covered for these activities you wish to participate in.
NB: We advise you not to buy equipment or clothes for your trip or to incur other non-refundable expenses such as flights until you have received confirmation of your booking from us in writing. Note of course that the most appropriate clothing to use as well as the level of challenge experienced during any outdoor activity may vary significantly depending on factors such as the time of year and the particular weather/temperature conditions during your trip.