BOGOTÁ – LETICIA -KURUPIRA
Reception at the Vasquez Cobo Airport in Leticia, visa protocol with DAS (Colombia) and Policia Federal (Brazil), transport to the docks to board the boat to the native community of Puerto Nariño, lodging at the Hotel Casa Selva, dinner, free time.
After breakfast, we will walk through Puerto Nariño, visit Natutama (museum of the underwater inundated forest), visit Tarapoto Lakes (when the water levels are high). We will then travel on the Amazon River, visiting the Yagua and Ticuna indigenous communities, have lunch, visit the site of the Victoria Regia (the largest water lilies in the world), Leticia, Hotel of choice (Anaconda or Hotel de Selva). City tour, dinner, free time.
After breakfast, we will transport you to the docks where we will board a boat that will take us to the AMAZON HELICONIA RESERVE. Our journey will take approximately three hours, during which time we will navigate the majestic Amazon River and then enter one of its largest and most important tributaries, the Javarí River, a natural border between Brazil and Peru. During our journey, we will not only enjoy one of the most magnificent panoramas in the world, we will also pass by authentic towns that still conserve vestiges of colonial times and the rubber boom era. You will be able to see exotic species, such as the famous Amazon dolphins (pink and grey), parrots, herons, kingfishers, eagles and butterflies, all part of this extraordinary landscape. Many other surprises await you, when you visit this magical world with us.
At noon, we will arrive at the eco-lodge of the AMAZON HELICONIA RESERVE. After having a delicious, typical Amazon lunch, you will have at your disposal the various activities mentioned below. Any of these can be enjoyed according to the recommendations of the guide and the interests and desire of the guest.
We recommend doing at least two activities per day. You can choose any activity you like and you can repeat any activity.
Breakfast. Return to Leticia and fly back to Bogotá.
Airfare, entry tax into Leticia 15,000 COP (Colombian Pesos), extras not stipulated, tips, and other personal expenses. It does not include the canopying (70,000 COP each), massages (40,000 COP each), nor a bilingual guide (50,000 COP per day for any sized group).
Shorts, bathing suit and t-shirts.
Water Prof. Flashlight.
Hat or cap.
Long sleeve shirts and long pants.
Rubber or leather boots appropriate for jungle trekking.
Binoculars for fauna, scenery and flora watching.
Mosquito repellent and sun block.
Other personal elements.