PACAYA SAMIRIA NACIONAL RESERVE - 7 DAYS
Lagunas: Located 98K northeast from Yurimaguas, is a door to The Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, through the Tibilo creek, 2 hours walking from Lagunas. Additionally, a good market for handicraft. Pacaya Samiria is the largest natural protected area in Peru, showing one of the world's highest diversity of plants and animals, including fish diversity.
PACAYA SAMIRIA NATIONAL RESERVE - 7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
DAY 1. TARAPOTO - YURIMAGUAS
Reception and transfer to Yurimaguas. The trip is 2 hours by road. Along the way, a high diversity of flora is observed. Overnight staying in Yurimaguas.
DAY 2. YURIMAGUAS - LAGUNAS
After breakfast, transport from the port to the Lagunas Village. Along the way, several typical villages can be seen along the Huallaga River. Overnight staying in Lagunas.
DAY 3. LAGUNAS - SANTA ROSA DE TIBILO - POZA GLORIA
After breakfast, we start our way to the Pacaya Samiria National Reserve, heading to the Village of Santa Rosa de Tibilo where we will get on board of canoes, typical from the area, and get into the preserve. Along the way, mature forests, with abundance of palms ("aguajales", "ponales") can be observed. This route is privileged for birdwatching and monkeys are usually seen. Arrival to Poza Gloria at 5:00pm; overnight staying there.
DIA 4. POZA GLORIA - POZA GALICIA - PANTEÓN CAÑO
Early morning heading by boat to Poza Gloria, near Panteón Caño. Walking along, the native fauna is visible: sloths, tucanoes, hoatzin birds, turtles, etc. A special walking is focused in the medicinal plants of the area and their uses. Overnigth staying at camp.
DAY 5. PANTEON CAÑO - POZA GALICIA - POZA GLORIA
After breakfast, boat trip to Poza Gloria. Along the way we see monkeys, pink dolphins and a variety of birds. A local fishery of piranha and other species is observed. Overnight staying at refuge.
DAY 6. POZA GLORIA - SANTA ROSA DE TIBILO - LAGUNAS - YURIMAGUAS
Continuing along the Samiria Creek to reach the Village of Santa Rosa de Tibilo. A short stop there to see the village. Later transportation to Lagunas and heading to Yurimaguas.
DAY 7. YURIMAGUAS - TARAPOTO
On time transportation towards Tarapoto to get the Tarapoto - Lima flight.