SUP adventure in the Amazon rainforest
The one of a kind adventure tour in the Peruvian Amazon. Experience the deep jungle from your paddle board and the vibrant jungle town of Iquitos by the Amazon river. Exotic food and culture. Close encounters with the people that live in this remote part of the world. For us sustainability is the most important part of travelling. We do all we can to help local families and to support locally run conservation projects.
SUP paddle in the flooded Amazon rainforest. On tributaries of the mighty Amazon river.
Explore lakes and streams and learn about the complex web of life in this unique environment.
Meet the local people of the jungle.
Visit a rescue center for manatees outside of Iquitos.
If we are lucky we might get the chance to see pink river dolphins.
Enjoy the exquisite Peruvian food that offers a great variation. Especially the famous cevice!
Hike the Inca trail to Machu Picchu. Combine your tour with a visit to the world-famous Incan city of Cusco and Machu Picchu in the Andean mountains.
ITINERARY IN SHORT:
Day 1: Arrival in Lima
Day 2: Explore Lima city. Fly to Iquitos at night.
Day 3 - 8: Lodge in the rainforest
Day 8: Back to Iquitos
Day 9: Manatee rescue center and visit a floating market. Late flight back to Lima.
Day 10: International departure or book one of our add-ons and visit Cusco och Machu Picchu or the Galapagos Islands.
Note: If your international flight arrives in Lima before 2 pm you can choose to continue straight on to Iquitos that same day. If you go for this option you agree to cover any extra costs if flight delays occure.
Breakfast / lunch / dinner (B/L/D)
Day 1: Arrival in Lima
Arrival at the international airport in Lima (LIM) and private airport transfer to the cosy B&B in district of Miraflores in the central part of Lima. Overnight.
Day 2: Day in Lima and to Iquitos at night (B)
Explore Lima city, the food capital of the Americas. Take an optional guided historical tour, a gourmet food tour and make your own ceviche! Or maybe you prefer to explore the city at your leisure. Transfer to the airport late afternoon and flight to Iquitos by the Amazon river, the largest isolated city in the world. Transfer to a small hotel in the central part of the city. Overnight.
Day 3 - 8: Deep into the rainforest (B/L/D)
An unforgettable experience lies ahead as we make our way to a rainforest lodge three hours journey by river boat from Iquitos city. For the next few days we will explore the complex world of lakes, streams and rivers of the Amazon rainforest. From your Paddle board you'll be able to spot sloths resting on the branches and an impressive variety of colorful birds. If we are lucky we might even be able to see the endangered pink river dolphins. Let the soft current of the river take you peacefully downstream and feel the vibrant energy of the forest. Five nights stay at the lodge. At least three hours paddling per day.
Day 8: To Iquitos. (B/L)
After lunch it's time to make our way back to civilsation, we will be back by the afternoon. Overnight in Iquitos.
Day 9: Visit the colorful market of Belen and a manatee rescue center (B)
Enjoy a day in Iquitos and visit two very interesting places, Belen floating market and CREA, an animal rescue center. During the rainy season Belen market is mostly flooded. People live on rafts. Experience the large variety of produce and products from the jungle. Here you can see the floating lunch restaurant, the floating night club and much more. The next visit is to CREA, an animal rescue center outside of Iquitos city. When you visit you contribute to the conservation of manatees and many other animal in need. Overnight in Iquitos.
Day 10: Fly home to Lima and continue your adventure in Peru (B)
Fly back to Lima in the morning. Please let us know if you are interested in combining the tour with a visit to Machu Picchu, Lake Titicaca, the beach on the north shore or the Galapagos Islands. We will happily make the arrangements for you.
WATCH THE VIDEO WHEN WE PARTICIPATE IN RELEASING TWO MANATEES IN THE NATIONAL RESERVE OF PACAYA SAMIRIA
10 days / 9 nights
October 24th - November 2nd
November 7th - 16th
November 21st - 30th
January 8th - 17th
February 2nd - 11th
February 16th - 25th
March 2nd - 11th
Price 2295 USD
Minimum 2 people per departure
Maximum 12 people
Solo travelers, please inquire here!
Airline prices increase considerably during holiday season in December. Please inquire and we will give you a current quote.
· Domestic flight round trip from Lima to Iquitos city.
· Private airport transfers in Lima and in Iquitos
· River boat to the lodge
· Nine nights accomodation in comfortable locally owned hotels and rainforest lodge
· Professional local guides
· An inflatable high quality SUP board, leash, paddle and a SUP life vest
· A complete course in SUP by a certified instructor
· International flights to Lima (LIM) Peru
· Travel insurance
· Please complete your booking in the online booking system.
· To reserve your tour a non-refundable deposit of 500 USD is required.
· The remaining balance is due eight weeks before the departure of the tour.
· When your reservation is completed an invoice with the remaining balance and due date will be sent by email. You can pay via Paypal or bank transfer.
· If you fail to complete the payment before the given due date you will lose your reservation and no refund is available.