Yanayacu River
Itinerario: Loreto - Iquitos - Amazon Action Lodge - Yanayacu Life (4 D / 3 N).
Day Arriving and reception.

You will be received at your choice of the airport or a hotel. Then we'll take you to the port, where we will take a speedboat that takes us to our destination in about four
hours. On the trip we can observe and learn about the great Amazon River, the local flora and fauna and the environmental and social issues affecting the area. After navigating The Amazon we enter The Yanayacu River, where our Lodge is situated.
Amazon Action Yanayacu Lodge. You are welcomed with a freshly-made tropical juice drink. Then we will settle into the cabins. You will be given all the information you need about The Lodge And then we¨ll take lunch.
Botanical tour. - After lunch we go out, quietly walking around the lodge, so that you can have your first contact with the forest and to see exotic plants, as bromelias, orchids, heliconias, cat's claw, rubber trees and many types of exotic fruits. We will also receive some lessons about virtues of the Amazon medicinal herbs and plants given to us by our guides and our residential homoeopath.
Night adventure. - After dinner we go out in canoes to have a night expedition through the jungle. We will hear the sound of the forest and we will observe different insects and animals that
come out to hunt at night: fisher bats, lizards, caimans and night birds. Then we will return to the lodge to rest and sleep.



 We get up before dawn to observe many diverse exotic birds, such as eagles, Amazon kingfishers,
roadside hawks, among hundred of other species, all in their natural habitat. We can photograph them, while our guide teaches us about their habits and local names.
Wildlife expedition. - After breakfast we go into the forest to observe plants and animals. We can see giant trees (more than 100 feet high) and we have the opportunity to observe numerous
species of local monkeys (as cappuccino or machín monkey, owl monkey, common squirrel monkey, dusky titi monkey). We can watch also other animals and a great variety of insects. After we return from the trail, it is lunch time.
Expedition by boat. – We left Yanayacu heading for Amazon River where we look for the Amazon dolphins: the gray dolphin (Sotalia fluviatilis) and the pink river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis). If the weather allows it, we can go ashore to one of the river banks to swim and to do some sunbathing.
Myths of the Amazon. - After dinner we sit down comfortably to chat and listen to stories and myths of the forest, with a warm light given by lamps. We also will hear stories about the life of the local communities. Optionally we can go out for a walk in the surroundings of the lodge, in the company of our guide.


Jungle trekking

After breakfast we start a seven hour expedition to the deep forest near Yanayacu until arriving at one the many lagoons that exist in the Amazon. We can experience a total contact with nature and appreciate the great biodiversity of the jungle. On this trip we can see giant trees such as the Ceiba and the Cedar, among others; and we will be able to photograph the wildlife of the place, such as monkeys, birds, snakes, lizards and a seemingly infinite amount of insects. During the trip we will stop and have a picnic in the middle of the forest. We return to the lodge at dusk, where we will rest until dinner.

Día Fishing and sports.

After lunch we'll go to the river by boat to fish using canes, hooks and baits. It's common to fish piranhas, sardines, “boquichicos” (prochidolus nigricans) and other species. It is also possible to observe other animals such as the kingfisher, woodpecker, roadside hawks and different kinds of
parrots. We will play sports like swimming and Kayak competitions (according to the guests preferences).
Visit to the community. We will learn about the life of the communities of the forest, to see how they build, how they think, as well as to appreciate the balance between man and nature. We can buy handicrafts made by the mothers of the town and drink exotic beverages and liquours.
Return to iquitos. - After lunch we will pack and take our speedboat directly to Iquitos city. We will arrive at the port of Iquitos where you will be transferred to your hotel or the airport.



  • What to bring?
  • Repellent for insects, cotton T-shirt, sweatshirt, cargo pants, bathroom clothes, lantern, photographic camera, video camera, binoculars, rain clothes, batteries, rubber boots, SPF lotion, sunglasses, cap.


  • Transportation from Iquitos to the lodge and return.
  • Private cabins with complete bathrooms.
  • Food: Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Trilingual guiding (Spanish, German and English)
  • All the selected activities and expeditions.
  • Bilingual guide, local guide and tour conductor.
  • Purified water
  • First-aid Kit.
  • Permanent assistance


  • Plane tickets, airport taxes.
  • Impuesto aeroportuario.
  • Alcoholic beverages, pop or extras.
  • Tips to the guides or servicing personal.

- All our prices are in US Dollars.
- Special rates are available for bigger groups.
- An advance of 25% of the total price is required in order to make the booking.
- Yanayacu Lodge rates are for a staying in independant cabins for 2 to 4 persons per cabin.

Deja que nosotros nos encarguemos de la organización y tu solo disfruta de esta maravillosa experiencia.

Con respecto a los Parques Nacionales y Zonas Reservadas, los visitantes solo pueden ingresar a estas últimas y siempre acompañados de un guía oficial que debe tramitar un permiso especial para el grupo. Debido a esto agradecemos confirmar sus viajes con tiempo para adelantar trámites de rigor.

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