9:00am departure from Maniti Expeditions office in Iquitos City via auto to arrive in the port town of Nanay, where the Rio Nanay meets the Rio Amazonas. After departing by boat we will travel downriver 70 KM (about 2 hours). 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 a small island about 15 minutes from the Maniti Lodge, which shelters a large number of monkeys in their natural habitat. During your visit on the island you will have the unique opportunity to observe a wide variety of monkeys that include: Sloth, Goeldis monkey, Tamarin monkey, Capuchin monkey, Yellow-Handed Titi monkey, Masked Titi monkey, Cebidae monkey, Wooly monkey, Squirrel monkey, Spider monkey, South American Coati monkey, and many more! At Monkey Island we will also see alligators, turtles, toucans, macaws, parrots, etc.
Dolphin watching session at the camp where we will have the unique opportunity to see the pink freshwater dolphin.
We will begin our day early, waking up in time to see the sunrise over the Amazon River, and then we will leave the camp to go on a animal observation excursion.
Afternoon fishing excursion via boat with opportunity to catch piranha.
Viewing of Victoria Regia
After sunset, go on an excursion via canoe to spot the black caiman.We will have the opportunity view the animals and take photosup close.Day 3
Morning jungle hike (30-45 minutes) with destination Palo Alto.
The unique attraction Palo Alto Mirador is a lookout point that has 3 different observation deck levels. Here guests have a birds-eye view of the lowland Peruvian Amazon from 5, 10, and 15 meters above ground. Here we will have the opportunity to spend the night with excellent opportunities to observe various species of wildlife in their natural habitat.
Daytime exploration of the area that includes hiking, canoe ride in lagoon, fishing (depending on request from passenger).
In the evening we will go on a night time nature walk to see what types of species can be seen (reptiles, spiders, monkeys).
Overnight at top observation deck of Palo Alto (setting up a tent or in hammocks).Day 4
Morning jungle hike with opportunity to see a vast number of monkeys, birds, and many other wildlife in their natural habitat.
Departure from Maniti Lodge with destination Iquitos City.
Visit with 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 Beln, located on the edge of the Itaya River.
Transfer to airport/hotel, end of service.