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Three Borders Amazon Plan

Three Borders Amazon Plan
7N / 8D

 

Day 1

  • Arrival at the Alfredo Vásquez Cobo Airport in the city of Leticia.

  • Reception, immigration procedure to leave Colombia and enter Brazil.

  • Transfer to the river wharf on the Amazon River.

  • Departure in tour boats Amazon tour, we navigate the Amazon River downstream in search of the course of the Javari River, we sail the Javarí river to the Heliconia Nature Reserve (Brazil).

  • Orientation in the imaginary point of the three borders, spectacular panoramic view of border cities of Brazil, Peru and Colombia.

  • During the trip over the imposing river, we appreciate the Amazonian rainforest and the riverside towns of natives and settlers like Benjamín Constant -Brazil and Islandia -Perú.

  • After this exciting experience of navigating the great Amazon River and the Yavarí River (approximately 5 hours sailing).

  • Arrival to the Heliconia Nature Reserve.

  • Recognition of the area.

  • Reception, accommodation.

  • Dinner.

 

Day 2

  • Breakfast 8:00 a.m

  • Jungle trek: In the morning we will make an incursion into the jungle of the mainland, during our tour we will make a recognition of species of use in ethnobotany, knowing the dynamics of the jungle.

  • Observation of the extraction of rubber "latex", rubber history.

  • Wildlife observation of the mainland area. (Approximately 3 hours of walking).

  • Lunch in the Heliconias Nature Reserve.

  • During the afternoon we will reconnoiter the area of ​​the Heliconias Natural Reserve in traditional canoes visiting the lakes surrounding the Heliconias Lake Cristina and Onca Nature Reserve.

  • We appreciate the jungle water trails in canoes.

  • Dinner

  • Night Safari: departure by boat for the observation of Caymans.

 

Day 3

  • Optional: raised 5:30 a.m. Departure by canoe for bird watching. (It is suggested to bring binoculars).

  • Breakfast 8-00 am

  • Departure by tourism boat to the Riverside Community of Palmarí.

  • Visit to the community and settlers descendants of rubber tappers of the Javarí river.

  • In our visit to the community we will make a tour between houses and crops.

  • We visited the crops of cassava brava (toxic cassava) and fruit species such as Copuazú, Acaí.

  • Then we start the hike along the high jungle path to Cachoeira (a small stream of jungle origin).

  • Arrival to the Cachoeira, natural pool.

  • Bath in the Cachoeira creek.

  • Return to the Heliconia Nature Reserve.

  • Lunch in the Heliconias Nature Reserve.

  • Artisanal fishing activity, capture of piranhas and observation of fish species from the Amazonian rivers.

  • Dinner

  • Optional: Night walk through the jungle of the mainland to observe the moon path (bioluminescent fungi) and nocturnal fauna.

 

Day 4

  • Breakfast very early in the morning.

  • Departure to Leticia (Colombia)

  • Arrival in Leticia, immigration procedure to leave Brazil and enter Colombia.

  • Transfer to the river wharf on the Amazon River.

  • Departure to the Flor de Loto Nature Reserve.

  • Accommodation in the Lotus Flower Reserve.

  • Lunch

  • Visit to the victoria Regia -lily pads (the largest lotus in the world)

  • Canoeing in the lakes of Yahuarcaca, bathing in the lake.

  • If the weather permits, we will have a beautiful sunset on the banks of the great Amazon River.

  • Dinner

  • Night tour by boat over the lakes of Yahuarcaca.

 

Day 5

  • Breakfast 7:30 am.

  • Departure by boat to the Marasha Natural Reserve (Peru) (travel time 20 minutes).

  • Upon our arrival in Peru, we walk through natural trails of 2:30-minute floodplain rainforest to the Marasha Natural Reserve (Peru).

  • During our tour we will recognize species of flora and fauna of the lowland forest on the banks of the Amazon River.

  • Arrival at Marasha Natural Reserve, lodging.

  • Lunch

  • Canoe or Kayak tour on Lake Marasha.

  • Observation of exotic birds of the environment such as hoatzin.

  • Visit to the "grandfather" tree of ceiba, imposing tree of more than 400 years.

  • Dinner at Marasha Natural Reserve.

  • Optional: Boat tour over Marasha lake or Night walk over the lowland forest.

 

Day 6

  • Breakfast 7:30 a.m.

  • Water trail to the Amazon River, this is a spectacular landscape of water covered with lacustrine vegetation.

  • Departure by speedboat we sail the Amazon River upstream to the Community of Mocagua. (Ticuna indigenous reservation, neighbors of the Amacayacú National Natural Park).

  • During our tour we have a spectacular panoramic view of the impressive Amazon River, we appreciate the Amazon rainforest and the riverside villages of indigenous Ticunas and Yaguas de (Peru and Colombia).

  • Arrival to the community of Mocagua, welcome from the residents of the community.

  • In our visit to the community we will make a tour between houses and crops, visit the lake of the community and appreciate the Victoria Regia, the largest lotus in the world.

  • Then we start the trek along the Maikuchiga trail to the house of the monkeys (Highland jungle trails and flooded).

  • Recognizing jungle scenarios, species used in ethnobotany and wildlife observation.

  • Instruction and identification of new world primate species, distribution and ecology.

  • Arrival at the home of the Maikuchiga monkeys, contact and interaction with some of the species of recovering monkeys such as: Tamarins, Woolys, Squirrels, Maiceros or Capuchins, that are part of the first stage of readaptation to the natural environment.

  • Talk about the process of recovery of the monkeys, behavior, ecological function, stages for the reintegration into the natural environment, participation of the community of Mocagua, benefits for the community.

  • Return to the community (the visit to the house of the Maikuchiga monkeys during the high water season is only possible in canoes).

  • Lunch in the community of Mocagua.

  • Departure to Puerto Nariño (approximately 30 minutes sailing).

  • Lodging at the Ewaré ranch outside Puerto Nariño,

  • Dinner

 

Day 7

  • Breakfast 8-00 am.

  • Visit to the Moroapu maloca and Maloca Ticuna or grandparents' house.

  • During our visit, with the grandparents we will know the traditional crops where we will know about species of use in traditional medicine, the grandparents will tell us stories and they will sing in their mother tongue and we will learn about the indigenous Ticunas crafts such as weaving chambira and painting Yanchama (Fibers of palm and tree bark).

  • We will learn about the skills in the use of blowgun and bow and arrow.

  • Lunch at Las Margaritas restaurant in Puerto Nariño.

  • Visit to Puerto Nariño the natural manger of Colombia, tour of the town.

  • Visit to the Natutama Foundation, talk about dolphins and other mammals of the Amazon.

  • Visit to the Naipata viewpoint where we will have a spectacular panoramic view of Puerto Nariño and the Amazon River.

  • Departure to the lakes of Tarapoto.

  • Visit and swim in the lakes of Tarapoto.

  • Observation of pink and gray Amazon dolphins.

  • Lodging at the Ewaré hacienda.

  • Dinner

 

Day 8

  • Breakfast 7:00 a.m.

  • Departure by speedboat to Leticia.

  • Arrival in Leticia, City tour Leticia and Tabatinga in Taxi (2 hours approx.)

  • Visit the Leticia market and artisan galleries, the Tabatinga Brasil and Leticia Colombia border, the Tabatinga market, the Tabatinga shopping area, and the Comara lookout.

  • Transfer to the airport one hour before the flight.

 End of our services.

Optional activities with prior agreement before your trip.

  • Overnight or sleep in the jungle or if it is low water on the Yavarí river beaches in the Heliconias Reserve (Brazil).

  • Night canoeing.

  • Temporary tattoos with natural dye.

 

Note.

  • This program is flexible and is subject to changes during its execution after prior agreement between visitors and guides.

  • This program is subject to changes without prior notice during its execution due to climatic factors.

  • All the activities are voluntary and for the realization of the activities the physiology of the effort will be taken into account.

Three Borders Amazon Plan

7N / 8D

IT INCLUDES:

  • Transportation in Leticia tourism boats - Heliconias Natural Reserve - Leticia - Flor de Loto Nature Reserve - Marasha Nature Reserve - Nariño Port - Leticia. (adding more than 350 km of navigation on the Amazon River and Javarí).

  • Full meals from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day.

  • Hydration in the outlets (drinking water).

  • Accommodation for 3 nights in the Heliconias Nature Reserve (Brazil) in cabins with private bathrooms.

  • 1 night accommodation in the Flor de Loto Reserve, in cabins with beds and private bathroom. (in the lakes of Yahuarcaca).

  • 1 night accommodation in the Marasha Natural Reserve (Peru) in cabins with beds.

  • Accommodation for 2 nights at the Ewaré farm in Puerto Nariño (Colombia) in rooms with beds.

  • Visit to tourist attractions.

  • Professional guide specialized in jungle and river, permanent accompaniment 24 hours.

  • Native guides, experts in the area.

  • Transfer in-out.

  • Entry tax to Puerto Nariño.

  • Activities specified in the Program.

  • COLASISTENCIA medical assistance card.

  • Rubber boots.

  • Raincoat.

  • Personalized service

 

IT DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • AIRLINE TICKETS.

  • Tourism tax ($ 36,000 per person upon arrival at the Leticia airport)

  • Personal purchases.

  • Feeding not specified.

PRICES PER PERSON (COP $):

 

1 People
$ 7.278.000
2 People
$ 4.153.000
3 People
$ 3.200.000

Recommendations and suggestions, Amazon Plans.

  • It is essential to have the citizenship card, if you are a minor, identity card, or civil registry and the authorization of the parents (if only one of the parents accompanies you and if the program requires you to leave the country), if you are a foreigner resident in Colombia the immigration card or passport (verify validity of the passport), as well as the current international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever, (apply with a minimum of 10 days before the trip.) and against tetanus. (Vaccines are mandatory for this plan).

  • Brazil requires a visa for reciprocity for some countries, for this plan it is necessary to process the visa, if your nationality requires it to enter Brazil.

  • Carry the medical assistance card or ID card or pre-paid medicine.

  • Our plans include COLASISTENCIA medical assistance card.

  • A small auxiliary backpack for the tours.

  • A large backpack easy to handle as luggage.

  • For your trip to the Amazon include what is strictly necessary in your luggage.

  • Bring comfortable clothes that provide freedom of movement, light and fresh (bring light colored garments, (No black or dark garments) such as T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, swimwear, caps or hats, sunglasses, comfortable footwear, tennis, enough socks as well as water bottles, raincoats, rubber boots, headlights or flashlights with their respective batteries.

  • Repellent, sunscreen, and toiletries.

  • If you are vegetarian, vegan or have a preference in your diet, inform us before your trip and let your guide know at the beginning of the tour.

  • If you are allergic to any type of food or if you suffer from animal allergies, inform your agency and your guide at the beginning of the tour.

  • If you suffer from any type of phobia, especially zoophobia, inform your guide before the tours.

  • If you take any medication under medical prescription, please include it in your luggage.

  • Cameras with sufficient batteries if required as well as a hermetic plastic bag to isolate the equipment from moisture (and include pads that absorb moisture).

4 People
$ 2.846.000
5 People
$ 2.530.000