Viator

  • Tourcode: 8998P3
  • Locatie: Iquitos, Peru
  • Duur: 15 dagen (circa)
Van USD 3.085,00

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Off-the-beaten track expedition to the territory of the Matses tribe. This is a hard jungle program to one of the most remote areas of the Amazon rainforest, located near the Peru-Brazil borderline. Little exploration has been done and is inaccessible for most tourists to this non-touristic indigenous people. The trip is open to highly motivated, interested people who have the attributes of adaptability, versatility and are in good condition both physically and mentally.

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Hoogtepunten

  • Alleen bij Viator
  • Dit maakt u maar eens in uw leven mee
  • Uitstekende waarde voor uw geld.
  • Zie wilde dieren in hun natuurlijke omgeving
Day 1 and 2:
Departure from the hotel or the Amazon Explorer office.
Flight with a light aircraft or hydroplane. One hour flight from the Air Force Base to the town of Angamos located on the Brazilian border.
Meeting with indigenous Matses. Organization of supplies and logistics before to start navigation. Motorboat into one of the least explored areas of the Amazon rainforest, the Matses Reserve. Observe the flora and fauna.
Arrival to the Community of the “feline tribe” the Matses.
Accommodation: Overnight in a typical house in the tribal community.

Day 3 to 10:
Live in a tribal community beyond civilization. Learning their customs and way of life.
During this time we will be doing the following activities:
- Harvesting food from their “Chacras” (plantations and crops).
- Navigation and hike to a “Colpas” (deposit of clay containing mineral salts where a large number and variety of animals gather).
- Set up camp.
- Hiking in primary jungle.
- Identification of medicinal plants.
- Drinking water from forest vines “Soga de agua”.
- Identification of animal tracks and footprints.
- Learn how to use their weapons for hunting.
- Learn to construct traps to catch animals in the native way.
- Searching for the giant tree, largest of the jungle "Lupuna".
- Excursion in search of primates.
- Fishing for piranha (Serrasalmus nattereri) and other species.
- Primitive fish with “Barbasco” (toxic plant).
- Canoe trip in search of wildlife.
- Nocturnal exploration on in search of alligators, snakes, tarantulas and other species.
- Ancient stories tell of senior Matses.
- Tobacco sniffing or “Nënë” ceremony (optional).
- Frog ceremony or Frog Medicine “Kambo” (optional).
- Buying or bartering for handicrafts and authentic weapons (optional).
- Overnight in a typical house in the tribal community or in the jungle

Day 11 to 13:
Motorboat to the Lobo River. Bird watching. Hike through primary jungle to the town of Requena (50 km or 31 mi). Crossing of rivers and streams.
Overnight in the jungle.

Day 14 to 15:
Arrive by foot to the town of Requena. Public boat “Lancha” to Iquitos (12 hrs). 4 am Arrival to Iquitos city.

Programmagegevens

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Vertrekdata:
Vertrekpunt:
From the hotel or from the Iquitos' International Airport.
Vertrektijd:
Two times per week. Day and time is subject to local airline. Contact us prior to booking.

Important: Air transport used for this expedition (route Iquitos-Angamos) is subject to pre-established dates by the local airline. However, according to weather conditions, flights may be delayed or postponed. Before you buy your flights to Iquitos, it is better to email us to coordinate.

Because there is a high risk that those flights are postponed (Iquitos-Angamos), we suggest that your flight out from Iquitos (Iquitos to Lima) has extra days or flexible dates, to recover days lost waiting for the flight to Angamos. Also, this is recommended in order to avoid losing your flight out.

We reserve the right to change the activities listed in the itinerary, in case they cannot be performed due to weather conditions or due to water levels of rivers in different seasons.

U wordt ongeveer 30-60 minuten vóór deze tijd bij uw hotel opgehaald

Duur:
15 dagen (circa)
Gegevens terugreis:
Original departure point or hotel in Iquitos.

Prijsinformatie

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Aanvullende informatie

15-Day Expedition to the Matses Indigenous Territory

Matses - Frog's ceremony

Inbegrepen:
  • Transfer from Iquitos airport.
  • Land and river transportation included in the program.
  • Plane ticket from Iquitos to Angamos village.
  • All meals provided for duration of trip (basic food).
  • Purified water.
  • Indigenous Matses guides.
  • Tour leader.
  • Materials/Gear: Mosquito nets, sheets, sleeping pad, and rubber boots.
  • Support to local indigenous communities.
  • Discount at Emperador Terraza, a small and central hotel in Iquitos (info@emperadorterraza.com).
  • Taxes.
Niet inbegrepen:
  • Gratuities (optional).
  • Additional costs in Iquitos, if Iquitos-Angamos flight is postponed
Aanvullende informatie:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
  • This program is for adventurers. We spend the night in a villager's traditional house and camp. We do not offer eco-lodges
  • For camping, in order to sleep we use rectangular mosquito nets, sheets and sponge sleeping pad
  • The return trip requires hiking in the jungle for 3 days (50 km or 32 miles)
  • Important: Air transport used for this expedition is subject to pre-established dates by the local airline. However, according to weather conditions, flights may be delayed. The route is from Iquitos to Angamos
  • Because there a high risk that those flights are postponed (Iquitos-Angamos), we suggest that your flight out from Iquitos has extra days or flexible dates, to recover days lost waiting for the flight to Angamos. Also, this is recommended in order to avoid losing your flight out.
  • In the case your Iquitos-Angamos flight is postponed, we will not pay expenses of your stay in Iquitos (accommodation, food, etc.)
  • It is suggested to arrive in Iquitos a day before to avoid issues caused by flight delays. Flight out must be taken a day or, much better, days after the program
  • It is recommended that travelers have their own insurance
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for participants with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • We provide financial support for the villages and Matses people
  • We reserve the right to change the activities listed in the itinerary, in case they cannot be performed due to weather conditions or due to water levels of rivers in different seasons
  • Information required for each traveler: Names, passport or ID number, nationality, date of birth, shoe size, physical condition and weight, detailed food requirements (vegetarian, gluten-free, etc.), allergies or medical conditions, Flight's information (airline, flight number and arrival/departure hours), name of your hotel in Iquitos (All our travelers have a discount at Emperador Terraza, a small and affordable hotel in Iquitos)
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Annuleringsbeleid

Als u ten minste 7 dag(en) voor het geplande vertrek annuleert, worden er geen annuleringskosten gerekend.
Als u tussen 3 en 6 dag(en) voor het geplande vertrek annuleert, worden er annuleringskosten op basis van 50 procent gerekend.
Als u binnen 2 dag(en) voor het geplande vertrek annuleert, worden er annuleringskosten op basis van 100 procent gerekend.