One day Eco adventures
The one day excursions are a good way of experience and appreciate the Amazon river and rainforest.
Among the eco adventures one day excursions are:
Amacayacu natural reserve – Puerto Nariño – Tarapoto lake (Duration: 8 hours): Departing from Leticia upriver towards the community of La Libertad of the Yagua Indians for a visit, then we will visit the community of Macedonia of the Ticuna Indians, which are the ones that work with blood wood for their arts and crafts. Later we will visit the natural park Amacayacu where we will have an interpretative ecological walk where you will be able to observe the giant tree of the Amazon, “La Ceiba”. Then will go to the Colombian town of Puerto Nariño, situated on the mouth of the Loreto Yacu River. After having lunch and visiting the town we will have another very stunning walk in the jungle and then to the Tarapoto Lakes, where you will have the opportunity for pictures and filming of the exuberant Amazon.
Amazonian Tribes & Monkey Island (Duration: 8 hours): Departing by boat upriver on the Amazon passing community port of Nazareth, Col on the right side and on the left will be Puerto Algeria PERU until we reach the mouth of the Arara Creek. There you will visit the community of El Progreso which are the Ticuna Indians, where you will appreciate their lifestyle. A little further and turn into the Tucushira Creek to visit the Yagua Indians. You will have the opportunity to buy some of their handicrafts like bows and arrows, bark-cloth painting called “ianchamas,” baskets, necklaces, etc. from both villages. Afterwards you will go to Monkey Island where you will observe the Frailey monkeys in their natural habitat, then lunch.
Docel- Tanimboca (Duration: 8 hours): By car we will travel to the natural reserve of Tanimboca at kilometers eleven (11) via. There you will enjoy tree climbing using alpine gear on the giant trees that the Amazon region grows. Once up on the tree tops of over 35 meters you will be able to enjoy the view of the flora and fauna.
Caiman Observation – Night time jungle sounds (Duration: 4 hours): After dinner, if weather conditions permits, we will go out on the river to observe the South American caiman in their natural habitat. There we will have an opportunity to hear the sounds of nature in the heart of the Amazon.
Kayak – Yahuarcaca Lakes (Duration: 4 hours): In the morning or afternoon, trip to the Yahuarcaca Lakes close to Leticia to get your fist contact with the Amazon nature. You will kayak in the lakes and appreciate the exotic vegetation.
Excursions include: Land and water transportation * Experienced & Bilingual Guides * Refreshments * Entrance Fees * Lunch (not included in excursions less than 6 hours)