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Lake Tarapoto Adventure
3 days, 2 nights

A full adventure to focus on spotting animals during the day and at night, enter the beautiful hilly jungle of Puerto Nariño to see the colorful pirarucu (the largest fish species in the Amazon) at the Wochine Reserve, enjoy a refreshing night jungle hike to spot tarantulas, frogs, and other insects. Visit Lake Tarapoto and its small indigenous community for to walk its flat and flooded jungle to see the enormous ceiba tree, go piranha fishing, swim in the lake, eat meals cooked by mothers of the community, enjoy the lake by night during the caiman safari and spend the night in the traditional cabin. Return to Puerto Nariño to feed wild monkeys and climb the lookout tower for a panoramic view of the Amazon River and jungle.


1 person: please contact us 

2 people: 1 560 000 pesos per person

3 people: 1 450 000 pesos per person

4 people: 1 300 000 pesos per person 

5 people: 1 200 000 pesos per person

6 people:  1 150 000 pesos per person



***Boats travel from Leticia to Puerto Nariño at 7:00am, 9:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm, so the itinerary can be adapted depending on your time of arrival

  • 6:15am: one of our coordinators in Leticia will pick you up from your hotel 

  • 7:00am you will take the speedboat 2 hours up the Amazon River to Puerto Nariño, where you will meet your guide

  • Enjoy breakfast in the town 

  • Put on your boots and go on a hike in hilly jungle to visit Wochine Reserve, where you will see the pirarucu, the largest fish species in the Amazon, as well as caimans, dragonfish, and turtles

  • Return to Puerto Nariño for lunch 

  • Visit Natutama Foundation for a cultural exhibition of the Tikuna tribe, to learn about the animals that live under the Amazon River

  • Visit Alto del Aguila, a place in the jungle where you can see and interact with wild squirrel monkeys, titi (lion) monkeys, and macaws

  • Dinner in Puerto Nariño 

  • Once night falls, go on a night hike in the jungle to look for scorpions, tarantulas, poisonous frogs and insects

  • Return to Puerto Nariño to spend the night in your Hotel (private rooms and bathrooms, no hot shower water)


  • Breakfast in Puerto Nariño 

  • Take a smaller, private boat on smaller rivers that branch out to the Amazon River to the indigenous community by Lake Tarapoto, while looking for birds and pink and gray dolphins on the way

  • Enter Lake Tarapoto, finally reaching the indigenous community to meet an additional guide from the community

  • Leave your things in the traditional cabin in the community by the lake, where you will spend the night

  • From June to December, dry season: go on a jungle hike in flat land to see the ceiba tree, the largest tree species in the Amazon and learn about the Tikuna legend associated with this unforgettable tree

  • From December to June, rainy season: canoe trip through flooded jungle to see the ceiba tree, the largest tree species in the Amazon and learn about the Tikuna legend associated with this unforgettable tree

  • Go out by boat to Lake Tarapoto to learn traditional fishing techniques to fish piranhas, sardines and other fish (please know fishing is much easier during the dry season from June to December, and you may not catch any fish during the rainy season from December to June).

  • Enjoy a refreshing swim in the lake and take in the beautiful sunset​

  • Dinner in a family home, cooked by mothers of the community

  • When night falls, go out to the lake for a caiman safari by boat of about 1 hour to look for caimans’ yellow or red eyes and learn about this fascinating species

  • Spend the night in the traditional cabin by Lake Tarapoto, in beds with mosquito nets (very simple accommodation, no electricity, private rooms available, bathroom is shared). 


  • Return to Puerto Nariño for breakfast

  • Go out by boat for another chance to see pink and gray dolphins in the Amazon River, their natural habitat.

  • Then travel by boat to the nearby Lake Yolvino to look for wild sloths, birds, and iguanas in their natural habitats. *During rainy season (December to June) you will also use traditional canoes to paddle by the river and into the flooded jungle. 

  • Return to Puerto Nariño for lunch 

  • Climb the lookout tower in Puerto Nariño for a beautiful panoramic view of the Amazon River and jungle

  • Try delicious homemade ice cream made from Amazonian fruits 

  • Take the speed boat back to Leticia at 3:30pm, arriving in Leticia at 5:30pm

  • One of our coordinators will pick you up at the port of Leticia, and take you to the center of Leticia

  • End of tour

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