Paseos Amazónicos

Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge 2 days


Meet the Amazon Rainforest and its inhabitants, their customs, traditions and daily activities in a 38-mile trip in two ecosystems (the Sinchicuy and the Yanayacu Watersheds); experience the encounter with the river, the flora and fauna, the natural environment on which the Amazon people depend for their living.

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Day 1. Iquitos / Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge (L-D)

Our personnel will meet and greet you at the Iquitos airport from where you will be transferred to the river dock where you will begin the trip to our lodge.

Along the way you will briefly sightseeing Iquitos, looking at the most important tourist sites of this representative Peru’s orient city founded in the XIX Century.

Navigate on the greatest world river, the Amazon, aboard comfortable and safe motorboats. The trip will allow you to see a marvelous panorama in which the magnificence of the Amazon makes its way through the exuberance of the jungle, where picturesque villages with their particular color and joy appear on the shores of the river.

Visit the Fundo Pedrito, populated place located in Barrio Florido. Here we can see different species of flora and fauna. In this place where you can appreciate the paiche, the largest fish in the Amazon. Also a breeding of lizards and piranhas are waiting for you.

Arrival in the Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge. Our Lodge built in the native-style is surrounded by trees, plants and flowers, a true tropical garden where birds and butterflies are abundant. While your guide explains about the Lodge facilities and the activities to come, our staff will serve you with a refreshing “welcome drink” made with some exotic fruit. Lunch.

ECO CULTURAL Program (The Sinchicuy Watershed Ecosystem)

It starts with a short walk or canoe ride –according to the rain season- to a Yagua tribe community, one of the oldest ethnic groups in the Amazon. Whose ancestors were discovered by Francisco de Orellana in his first exploration of the Amazon in 1541. Visiting these friendly people will let you know their customs see their unique apparel made of palm fibers and even try their “pucuna” or blowgun. Lunch. Food speciality products in the Amazonas Sinchicuy include fruits from the river and the field. Filets of Dorado (Brachyplatystoma flavicans) garnished with Cocona Sauce (Sissiliflorum), fresh palm hearts, beans, fried cassava and banana are a treat. Do not doubt in asking the chef for the recipe!

In the afternoon you will proceed with ethno botanic tour around the lodge, you will be able to distinguish certain species of the plant kingdom. Visit to the local naturist who will explain about the particularities of the regional flora and its applications.

Tour the Santa María del Ojeal farmlands where you will see the artisanal sugar cane squeeze. You will also visit a fishfarm to observe native ichthyological species and walk around a typical village on the shores of the Amazon. You may interact with villagers as you pass by their typical houses, schools, churches and shops; you will also see the community’s sustained development projects that are possible by ecotourism support.

Evening excursion…/Amazon legends…

At indicated time, evening canoe ride or walk to sense the jungle after dark. Return to the Lodge. After enjoying a delightful meal, the guide will amuse you with tales and legends from the rich Amazon myths.

Also, if you desire, our personnel will share with you a time for music and singing. Overnight.


Day 2. Amazonas Sinchicuy Lodge / Flood Ecosystem / Iquitos (B-L) 

Birdwatching: During morning early hours (between 5 and 6) is the most appropriate time to observe many of the bird species that feed on the river banks or in the local produce plantations nearby. 

After breakfast you will board the boat that will take you to the opposite side of the Amazon River or “huashalado” as it is locally known.

During the trip Huashalado approximately 30 minutes (by boat), will be able to watch the wonderful river dolphins, main characters of stories and legends of the Amazon myths. By their nature somewhat shy, you must have patience and watch for sightings, with an unforgettable picture reward the effort.

After this memorable moment Huashalado we head to visit the Wildlife Project, recently listed as Custody Centre to observe and interact with some of the varieties of wild animals such as sloth bears, monkeys, achunis, macaws, toucans, boas and lizards. It will be an interesting way to learn to appreciate and respect wildlife typical of our Amazonia.

After our educational tour, we went to the lodge for lunch sleep. A proper time we will take our boat to head to Iquitos, where a representative will be waiting to lead us to our hotel in Iquitos or to the airport.


* The order of some activities may vary due to operational or weather conditions.