This tour offers you the chance to see some of Colombia’s diverse, fascinating wildlife, exploring the Colombian Amazon and learning more about the indigenous tribes that have lived in this area. Seeing such a biologically rich face of Colombia will leave you awestruck by the country’s diversity. In addition to the suggested itinerary, it’s possible to go night kayaking (and more) which comes highly recommended.
Day 1 & 2. Leticia - Natural Reserve
You’ll be welcomed at the Airport Vásquez Cobo in the city of Leticia. You’ll transfer to the town pier to board the boat that will lead to the the floating house where you´ll spend the night. Meals: D.
The following morning we continue on our way to Heliconia Natural Reserve. The journey is approximately three hours, during which you’ll sail on the majestic Amazon River and then by one of its biggest and most important tributaries in the area, the Javari River, which borders Peru and Brazil. During our tour, in addition to tasting the coastal landscape, you’ll pass by the authentic and unique Amazonian populations that still retain the vestiges of the period of colonization and the great rubber boom, combined with views of exotic animal species such as the famous Amazonian freshwater dolphins (Pink or Grey), colorful macaws, herons, kingfishers, eagles, butterflies and many other surprises that can only be believed by visiting this magical world. Finally, arrive at the reserve Ecohotel Heliconia and sample a delicious local meal. Meals: B, L, D.
Day 2 to 4. Amazon
During your stay in the Lodge you have a choice of activities and tours at your disposable. We’re keen to ensure you have the Amazonian tour that suits all your needs and, therefore, we think it’s important that you get to make the final decision on exactly what it is you do in this fascinating region. Of course, if you want recommendations or advice, don’t hesitate to ask. We recommend you plan for two activities per day in order to enjoy them fully. Activities can be repeated. What follows is a list of possible activities for you to indulge yourself in during your time here in Colombia: (Meals: B, L, D)
ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN THE RESERVATION:
* Observe the pink dolphins.
* Visits to indigenous communities.
* Paddle boats in the flooded forest.
* Fishing and traditional craftsmanship.
* Observation of exotic birds.
* Walks in the forest with native guides.
* Walking to the lakes that surround the reservation.
* Night out watching alligators.
* Swimming in natural pools.
* Sightings of fauna and flora of the area.
* Indian Tattoos.
Day 5. Leticia - Home
Enjoy breakfast in the Amazon and one last activity before returning to Leticia, at the chosen time you will be transferred to the airport. All good things must come to an end, after all. Of course, if 6 days just isn´t enough time in Colombia, our tours are 100% customizable and we´d be happy to extend your stay with us. Just ask for more details. Meals: B.
LIGHTS – PRICE PER PERSON US$186 (NOT INCLUDED IN TOTAL PRICE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANYTIME WITHOUT NOTICE)
|Bogotá to Leticia|
|Trayecto 1||9 Dic 2013|
|Leticia to Bogota|
|Trayecto 1||13 Dic 2013|