Pacaya Samiria National Reserve 3 Day Tour in Iquitos

Pacaya Samiria National Reserve 3 Day Tour in Iquitos

The Pacaya Samiria National Reserve is the biggest natural reserve in Peru, and this 3-day tour will take to through the amazing Peruvian jungle. Be amazed with unique landscapes and sunsets, and explore the wildlife and the mysteries of the Amazon rainforest. Learn about medicinal plants located only in the Pacaya Samiria Reserve, and spend a good time fishing piranhas or making walking night tours. Explore the jungle with our Pacaya Samiria National Reserve 3 Day Tour in Iquitos, and live unforgettable days.


Day 1: Iquitos - Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Stop At: Nauta, Nauta, Loreto Region
We will pick you up at your arrival at the Iquitos airport, and we will transfer by road until you reach the port of Nauta, located at 1:30 hours away from the city. We will get on the boats, and if it is rainy season, we can visit the Casual Fundo on our way down the river.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, Saint Tomas # 410 San Juan Bautista Distrit, 00512 Peru
Arriving at the Pacaya Samiria lodge, you will be received by a descendant of the Kukama Kukamiria culture, and enjoy a delicious natural fruit juice.

The Pacaya Samiria Amazon Lodge is located in the heart of the Peruvian jungle, on the left bank of River Marañon, southwest of the city of Iquitos. The largest floodplain forest in the Amazon is located in the Pacaya Samiria reserve, hosting important species of wildlife such as the pink dolphin, cougars, monkeys, birds, a big diversity of reptiles such as alligators and turtles. Also, the rivers offer a lot of species of fishes.

After lunch, we will have a fun afternoon listening the legends and stories about the mysterious Amazon rainforest. Then, we will go on a night tour around the lodge, looking for spiders, snakes, frogs and a variety of nocturnal insects. Dinner at the lodge and overnight.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at Pacaya Samiria Amazon Lodge, basic accommodation

Day 2: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Stop At: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, Saint Tomas # 410 San Juan Bautista Distrit, 00512 Peru
After a well-deserved breakfast, we will start a walking tour around the jungle, to admire the amazing diversity of flora and fauna, and learn about powerful medicinal plants that abounds on this area. This place has more than 900 kind of wild flowers, and delicious tropical fruits as Camu Camu, Aguaje, Ají Charapita, etc. We will back to the lodge for a traditional local lunch.

In the afternoon, we will go to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve well known as the “Jungle of Mirrors”. In 1982, this part of the Amazon jungle was declared as protected natural area in order to protect the huge variety of exotic fauna and flora, their natural resource and endangered animals, such as the black lizard and the giant otter.

We are going to explore the jungle by boat to see amazing pink dolphins, and sloths. You have the opportunity to fish piranhas, and then we will back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:

Accommodation included: Overnight at Pacaya Samiria Amazon Lodge, basic accommodation

Day 3: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve - Iquitos

Stop At: Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, Saint Tomas # 410 San Juan Bautista Distrit, 00512 Peru
After breakfast, we will start our last day going to the Marañon River until Cocha Shiriyacu (according the season and fishing conditions). We will visit the San Jorge community and the craft center, and you will have the opportunity to acquire their beautiful handicrafts. Then, we will back to the lodge and enjoy a lunch.
Duration: 4 hours

Pass By: Iquitos, Peru
At the indicated hour, we will reach the city of Iquitos.

Meals included:

No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Children 4 and younger are complimentary"
"On Day 3, lunch is included. In case your flight leaves earlier and you cannot have lunch, we will not grant discounts or returns."
"The program may vary according to the climatic conditions and according to the season (empty and growing of the Amazonian rivers)."
"It is important that you detail restrictions on food for health."
"At the time of booking, you can indicate your shoe number for the rubber boots."
"Recommendation to choose flight schedule for entering and leaving the Lodge: First arrival flights: LIM / IQT (Take flights arriving before 09:00 am)
Last departure flights: IQT / LIM (Take flights departing after 6:00 p.m.)
For flights at other times, consult the cost for the additional transfer per section."
"You should bring light colored clothes, repellent, sunglasses, cap, binoculars, comfortable shoes"
"The vaccine for the yellow fever is optional"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"It is the passenger's responsibility to wear a protective mask and maintain social distance, in case they do not respect the basic safety measures they will be asked to leave the tour.
The maximum capacity of the services will be reduced in order to guarantee social isolation."

Start Time: 10:00 AM
Duration: 3 Days
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up from the Iquitos airport or centrally located downtown hotels


  • Coronel FAP Francisco Secada Vignetta International Airport, Distrito de Iquitos a 6.0 Km. de la ciudad, Región de Loreto, Provincia de Maynas 16008, Peru

Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Round trip transfers
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Pacaya Samiria National Reserve

Not Included

  • Gratuities


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