Duration : 4 days / 3 nights
Destinations : Monkey Island, Cocha Perdida, Gamitana, Gamitana River
Day 01: Monkey Island.
Arrival in Puerto Maldonado. Then transfer to the village in where we will get on our boat and begin the unforgettable journey through the Madre de Dios River. On the way, you could observe the alligators, turtles, herons and other animals. Arriving to the Amazon Lodge, you will enjoy of the exquisite typical welcome drink and then you will settle in our comfortable bungalows, afterwards comes lunch. With the help of our specialized guide we will visit Monkey Island. Located at only five minutes from the lodge, in the middle of the Madre de Dios river, the monkey island hosts different monkey species: starting from the noisy ones, the Maquisapas, the happy Achuñis, and the very impressive Frailes to the very little and funny “leoncitos” little lions. During the way to the Island, very beautiful landscapes are shown to the sight with all the flora and fauna that they host, as well as the amazing sunset in the jungle.
Day 02 : “Cocha Perdida” (Lost Qocha)
After breakfast we will start an adventure thought the virgin jungle, advised by a local guide; we’ll hike into the “Cocha Perdida” (Lost Cocha), it constitutes an ecosystem that is considered as a refuge of a huge variety of animals like, nutrias, caimans, turtles sachavacas, multicolor feather birds, the majestic jaguar ( Andean lion) and fish. This area is unique and belongs to the Eco-Amazon lodge, because it is still maintained intact, like the huge swamps and a diversity of “Aguajal” forests. Then we will arrive to the amazing Amazon observatory, built at the top the biggest tree “SHIHUAHUACO”, from that location you may observe the magical jungle, and at the same time have a pleasant ride in a canoe around the lake. Then return to the lodge, lunch. Then in the afternoon a canoe ride though the river and a visit to a typical local family, then return and dinner.
Day 03: Briolo and Gamitana Rivers
Breakfast, at the indicated time we will start another excursion across the magic jungle where we will sail though the Madre de Díos River, till to get to the beginning to a hiking trek to the rivers GAMITNA / BRIOLO; born in the heart of the virgin jungle, these two rivers with their winding ways, they form huge sailing channels then we will return by canoe, observing closely animals like, turtles, caimans, butterflies and a great variety of insects. Then we will arrive to the lodge, dinner and overnight.
Day 4: Puerto Maldonado – Lima
Breakfast in your hostel.
Transfer to the airport and assistance on your departure.
Tour Option : Ayahuasca Session
The ayahuasca is considered an ancient healing medicine prepared with the chacruna or Psychotria viridis, another medicinal plant proper of our Amazon forest, and it will help you in the process of discovering your most inner being, led by a spiritual guide or shaman. It is utilised to attain an expansion of our conscience and the harmony within ourselves through an encounter with our deepest self, nature and the sense of transcendence, to then be able to share it with our fellow men and women. The word "aya" means "spirit" or "dead" in Quechua, while "huasca" means "rope" (hence, the rope of the dead).
Trip Fee Includes
- In and out transfers
- accommodations at the lodge
- all breakfasts and meals as specified in the programme
- all bilingual guided tours in shared groups (english/spanish)
- all transfers and transports both terrestrial and aquatic
- all entrance fees
- International and domestic flights
- Personal travel insurance