5 Days / 4 Nights
The Irapay Luxury Resort provides a wonderful location from which to explore the Amazon rainforest near Iquitos. Situated on the banks of the Rio Momon, the resort is strategically positioned between the indigenous Yaguas and Boras communities. It’s also close to a number of fantastic attractions, including the village of Padre Cocha, the wonderful Pilpintuwasi butterfly farm and animal sanctuary, the Amazon animal orphanage, and the Fundo Pedrito alligator farm. It’s also just a 45-minute boat ride from the city of Iquitos.
The luxury resort has 50 guestrooms, a large swimming pool with a swim-up bar, multiple restaurants and bars, a gym and a spa, and various other facilities. It’s perfect for anyone who wants to explore the Amazon while staying in extreme comfort with plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind.
Your Amazon adventure begins when we pick you up from the airport or your hotel in Iquitos. Then we’ll head to the port of Bellavista-Nany to board our river boat. Cruising along the Amazon River, we’ll soon arrive at a wonderful confluence where the Amazon, Itaya, Nanay and Momón rivers meet. Along the way, we might see some gray and pink river dolphins.
After about 45 minutes to an hour, we’ll arrive at the Irapay Luxury Resort. You’ll ha...
On Day 2 we’ll wake up early in the morning and head out on the boat to go bird watching. This is a great time to head out, as we can see the jungle coming to life and watch the morning activities of many colorful birds. We’ll then return for a buffet breakfast.
After breakfast we’ll go on a jungle hike, during which your expert jungle guide can point out the vast array of flora and fauna in the rainforest. You’ll be amazed at the abilities ...
Day 3 begins with bugs! After a buffet breakfast we’ll head out on an excursion to the Insectarium, where you can see the incredible range of weird and wonderful insects that live in the Amazon. After lunch, we’ll visit a second indigenous community where you can learn more about the tribal traditions and customs of the rainforest. You’ll have the afternoon free to enjoy the pool and other facilities at the resort.
After a leisurely buffet breakfast you’ll have the morning to relax at the lodge. Then we’ll go on a fishing expedition in hopes of catching one of the most notorious residents of the Amazon River and its tributaries: the piranha! We’ll go piranha fishing on the Momon River, which is a great place to catch these infamous fish. But don’t worry, they’re not nearly as vicious as Hollywood movies would have you believe – just be careful when you get one...
On your last day we’ll take you for a boat excursion on the Amazon River, where we’ll search for and observe another icon of the Amazon: the pink river dolphin. Many legends surround these beautiful creatures, and seeing them up close is a wonderful experience.
Later, we’ll take you back to Iquitos, either to the airport or to your hotel. This is where your five-day jungle experience at Irapay Luxury Resort comes to an end, and we’re sure yo...