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Discover the Wild and Beautiful Amazon!

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 9 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 10 people
Destination(s): Colombia  
Specialty Categories: Wildlife Viewing   Multi-activity  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1868 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1868 US Dollar (USD)

In this Itinerary you will begin your trip with Bogotá, the fourth largest city in South America and a modern metropolis with nearly nine million inhabitants, offering rich and varied cultural life. Then you will visit the lush and beautiful Amazon, where you will enjoy the biggest reserve of natural life on earth.

Immerse yourself in this wild natural world with unseen flora and fauna and fantastic tropical meals. In this trip to the Colombian Amazon, you will have the opportunity to see all the ecosystems such as the humid tropical vegetation, flooding and hard soil forests, swamps, and fluvial systems that characterize its jungle.

You will also have the opportunity to see some of the 150 species of mammals, such as the pink and gray dolphins and some endangered species like jaguars, manatees and otters; among the primates we can see the titi monkey, the smallest in the world. Also there are more than 500 bird species from which the most known are macaws, toucans, parrots and endemic species, such as the Piuri.

Destinations visited:
- Amacayacu National Park and Puerto Nariño
- Tarapoto Lakes and Macedonia community.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival to Bogota.

Land at Bogota International Airport. A representative of Mantaraya will pick you up at the airport and take you to your hotel. You will have a day of rest and time to get ready for your adventure. No meals included.

Day 2: Leticia.

A representative of Mantaraya will pick you up at the hotel to take you to the airport. We will take a flight heading south to Leticia, Capital of the Colombian State of the Amazon. Once settled and accumulated to its 30º C (88º F) and its very high humidity weather, we will take a city tour through Leticia to fully appreciate its public market, parks, and the watch-tower over the Amazon River. From there we can see at sunset the hundreds of parrots that gather around, while enjoying fresh tropical fruits and juices. Estimated travel Time: 2 hours. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 3: Amacayacu National Park.

You will take a boat trip going to the Amacayacu National Park where you will embark on a short trek. After lunch we go on a trip up a stream on typical canoes in the Matamata Creek. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 4: Amacayacu National Park.

This day will be full of adventure with a morning visit to Puerto Nariño and afterwards a visit to the realm of the pink and gray dolphin at Lake Tarapoto, a magical lake where these dolphins live in plentitude. To finish with you will take a fantastic Canopy Tour, going up into the jungles amazing 140 foot tall trees. This incredible spot is great to enjoy the jungle from a different point of view, from the top! Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 5: Leticia.

In the morning you will visit the Monkey´s Island (Isla de los Micos). From here you will visit the Macedonia community, where you can buy their handmade crafts. You will also be able to learn something about the sacred plants of the jungle and their uses for rituals. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 6: Back To Bogotá.

Breakfast and free morning in Leticia, to stroll around and do some sight seeing. When the time has come we will pick you up to take you to the airport to catch the flight back to Bogotá. Once again, our representative will pick you up at the airport in Bogota and drive you to the Hotel. Once in Bogotá and settled into the Hotel you will have the afternoon free. Estimated travel Time: 2 hours. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 7: Bogota.

This day you will tour through the historic Bogota, visiting la Candelaria the historic neighborhood in downtown. The architecture of the old houses, churches and buildings have Spanish Colonial and Baroque styles. It houses several universities, libraries and museums. This tour includes visits to: The Bolivar Square, the National Capitol, the Primate Cathedral, the Justice Palace, and the Palace of the Archbishop, the Lievano Building, Palace of Nariño and the Gold Museum. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 8: Bogota.

On this day you will go to The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, which is an underground church built in a tunnel of salt mines 200 meters inside a salt mountain near the town of Zipaquirá, in Cundinamarca. Meals: Breakfast.

Day 9: Depart Bogota.

Transfer to “El Dorado” International Airport where we will wish you well. Meals: Breakfast.

Information:
- Starting from $1,868 US
- Type of trip: Classic
- Length of trip: 9 days/8 nights
- Start Location: Bogota International airport
- End Location: Bogota International airport
- Prices per person for the complete package (Note: International flights not included).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Guidance: Expert Mantaraya guides with flora and fauna and community knowledge will accompany you in Bogota and the Amazon.
- Meals: as specified on each day´s itinerary.
- Activities: City tour in Letica, canoe trip in the Matamata, canopy activity, visit to an Indigenous village, opportunity to see Pink Dolphins in the Tarapoto Lakes, city tour through La Candelaria in Bogota, and visit to the Zipaquira Salt Mine.
- Accommodations: 2 hotel nights in Leticia, 2 nights at the Amacayacu National Park, 4 hotel nights in Bogota. (4 star hotel prices based on double accommodation).
- Transportation: All ground transportation described in the itinerary.
- Domestic flights: Bogotá - Leticia, Leticia – Bogotá.

Price Excludes:
- Gratuities
- International flights and airport departure Tax
- Personal Equipment
- Extra costs due to late arrivals, lost baggage and other circumstances beyond our control.

Supplier Information
Location: Colombia
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2010
Client Request Served: 8

We work with highly experienced professional guides trained to North American standards for eco-tourism, hiking, first aid and food handling and cooking. All of our staff is bilingual (English/Spanish) and we also work with multilingual guides fluent in: English, German, Japanese, Chinese, French and Russian among...

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