During this 4 day & 3 night tour to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve travelers will have the opportunity to experience camping in the amazon rainforest of Peru! This expedition is loaded with many of our most popular activities including: jungle trekking, freshwater dolphin spotting, canoe rides, night time caiman excursion, Amazon River cruise, plant education, visit to remote lagoons, visit with native amazonian tribes & more!
The Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve is the biggest protected natural area of Peru, making it an ideal place for nature enthusiasts to experience a real amazon rainforest tour. It has an extension of 5,139,680 acres and is located in the Amazon Region, between the Marañon and Ucayali Rivers. Its access is only possible by river. The Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve is located 250 miles (400 Km) by river from Iquitos and is one of the most important areas of biodiversity in the world, and a top ecotourism destination, hosting thousands of travelers from all over the world coming to take a rainforest tour in the Pacaya Samiria Reserve. This protected area contains natural lakes which are home to 250 species of fish as well as both pink and grey freshwater dolphins. In the jungle and flooded forest of the reserve, 132 mammal species (13 of which are primates), 449 tropical bird species, and 250 reptile and amphibian species have been documented.
The Pacaya Samiria National Reserve is also called “the jungle of mirrors” as it is clearly reflected in the dark waters of its rivers providing the tour visitor an endless feeling of being sailing on mirrors.
The Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve is really appreciated for its great biodiversity of flora and fauna and its incomparable natural beauty. In this regard, the Reserve becomes a potential source for wildlife research and observation, mainly of certain endangered species. However, the Pacaya-Samiria is not only a National Reserve but also a great magic and unexplored territory that you are invited to discover as it provides exciting adventures once you are immersed in it during one of our rainforest tours.
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Maniti Camp Expeditions a registered, professional & local rainforest lodge & tour operator based out of Iquitos, Peru, located in the northeastern Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. Maniti Camp Expeditions offers a variety of original and unique Iquitos Amazon jungle tours. Maniti Expeditions is an internationally recognized Amazon jungle lodge & Iquitos jungle tour operator that specializes in Iquitos eco tours, Pacaya Samiria adventure tours, Iquitos rainforest camping tours, ayahuasca tours and custom tailored Iquitos Amazon rainforest tours. While working with the local community and engaging in eco-friendly activities that not only help stimulate the local economy in and around Iquitos, but also the environment, we have responsibly placed Amazon nature, fauna and flora in the reach of travelers for over 20 years. We provide jungle tour itineraries from 1 to 14+ days, depending on each and every traveler’s particular interests and time available. Iquitos, Peru is the largest city along the Amazon River and the northern gateway to the Peruvian Amazon basin. Iquitos is a romantic, quaint city steeped in unique culture and fascinating history. During your stay at our Iquitos Peru jungle lodge, guests will discover the vast mysteries, natural wonders and exotic wildlife that the world’s largest rainforest has to offer. For many years, Maniti Camp Expeditions has coordinated and headed countless successful jungle tours and excursions based out of Iquitos Peru into the “Jungle of Mirrors,” for numerous archaeologists, scientists, researchers, journalists, photographers and film makers from all around the globe. We also service shamanic retreats, solo-travelers, families with children, large groups, fisherman, bird enthusiasts, honeymooners and students. Maniti Camp Expeditions can accommodate groups of up for 40 travelers, but we specialize in small group rainforest expeditions, allowing a closer and more personal Iquitos jungle trip and allowing you to enjoy the best of the Amazon Rainforest at its fullest. Maniti Camp Expeditions, in Iquitos, Peru, is a full service rainforest lodge that offers prearranged and custom all-inclusive jungle tours that have the best rates and best customer reviews in the Amazon. We strive for customer satisfaction! All our Iquitos, Peru, jungle excursions are led by local, professional, certified, multi-lingual guides with many years of experience in this region of the Amazon Rainforest. If you are planning an Iquitos Peru vacation, or if you are looking for an authentic jungle tour in Iquitos, Peru, Let Maniti Camp Expeditions organize the trip of a lifetime according to your taste and budget! Our Iquitos rainforest tour programs are designed for first time visitors or jungle experts, our team can adapt to your needs. During your time at our jungle lodge, we will introduce you to many aspects of jungle life, with different levels of involvement. All you need is the desire to discover jungle life & be ready for the wildlife! Our rainforest tours are designed for people who look more for a true “experience,” full of exchanges & authenticity, rather than a commercial tourist package. Our Iquitos jungle lodge is not a luxury facility. Of course, you all guests will have a clean & bug free bedroom, with mosquito net, and a private bathroom. We are not a travel agency; we are a tour operator that only offers tours in Iquitos. What makes us stand out from the other tour operators in Iquitos, Peru, is that we offer custom tailored rainforest tour packages at competitive pricing. We do not focus on being the cheapest or the most luxurious rainforest tour in Iquitos, but simply to offer an authentic jungle tour experience at a fair price.