9:00am departure from Maniti Expeditions office in Iquitos city to arrive in the port town of Nanay (Bellavista) where the Rio Nanay meets the Rio Amazonas. After departing by boat we will travel downriver 70km (about 2-hour). During the riverboat trip we will have a great possibility of seeing caimans, turtles, herons, pink river dolphins, snakes and many other species of flora/fauna along the riverbank.
Monkey Island is a small island which shelters a large number of monkeys in their natural habitat. During our visit on the island we will have the unique opportunity to observe a wide variety of monkeys; some of them are sloth, Goeldis monkey, Tamarin monkey, Capuchin monkey, Yellow-Handed Titi monkey, Masked Titi monkey, Cebidae monkey, Wooly monkey, Spider monkey and many more! We will have to opportunity to hold very large Anacondas, Boas and interact with the very unique and rare Amazonian mata-mata turtle.
Afternoon fishing excursion via boat with opportunity to catch piranha, catfish and other species of fish.
Dolphin watching session at the camp where we will have the unique opportunity to see the pink freshwater dolphin. If we are lucky we will also have the chance to swim with them on the main Amazon River.
In the evening we will go on a nocturnal nature hike to see what types of species can be seen (lizards, snakes, spiders, monkeys).
Overnight at Maniti Eco-Lodge
Early morning jungle hike where we will have the unique opportunity to see a vast number of monkeys, birds and many other wildlife in their natural habitat. We will also see and learn about various types of Amazonian plants.
Departure from Maniti Lodge with destination Iquitos City. We'll visit a local native Indian tribe to learn and observe about history and their customs. Upon arrival to Iquitos we will visit the market of Belen.
Private Canoe ride through the floating market of Belén, located on the edge of the Itaya River. Viewing of Victoria Regia the largest freshwater aquatic plant in the world. Transfer to airport/hotel and end of service.