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3 Day Amazonas Jungle Tour for Solo Travellers in Dry Season

This tour for solo travellers only tours starting on MONDAYS – WEDNESDAYS – FRIDAYS – SUNDAYS AT 7:00 AM or 12:00 pm

Welcome to Amazonas Colombia

A very warm welcome to you from everyone here at Amazonas Colombia. Thank you for choosing us as your guides to the wonderful world of the Amazon. You have an unforgettable few days ahead!

Choosing the best flight itineraries to fit this tour

We highly recommend to do full day activities in the Amazon starting at 7 am til 5 pm or after dinner. As Latam Airlines have a flight not later than 12:30 pm, you can start tour with the 2 pm boat. Avianca have flights later than 2 pm so we highly recommend to start the next day at 7 am but if you dont have enough time and want to do tour right away, chartering a private boat will be perfecto.

What to expect in Amazonas

Expect the unexpected! At Amazonas Jungle Tours, every tour is different. Activities can change due to the weather or unusual events. We ask you to be flexible but don’t worry, we are here to make sure you see as much as possible! We always try to include the following activities:

  1. Guided walk through the jungle (day)
  2. Guided walk through the jungle (night)
  3. Visit to indigenous village
  4. Indigenous community activities
  5. Flora explanation
  6. Dolphin watching by boat
  7. Monkey Spotting
  8. Bird Watching
  9. Piranha fishing (season dependent)
  10. Night boat trip to look for Caymans (small alligators)
  11. Kayaking at lakes, flooded jungle and rivers (Only from February til Late June)
  12. Walk to Mirador and visit local museum

Our local guides are all Spanish speakers and we have English translators available for all tours. Your English translator will meet you at the port when you arrive at Puerto Nariño.

Tours Size and Information

All of our tours normally goes from 4 to 6 people per group, in which it will include a Native Guide and a translator. Tours are highly active, mix between jungle treks and boat activities. We normally have other guest that are doing activities but they will be with their own group staff and itineraries. Our staff always at the morning and at night will tell your daily itineraries.

Accommodation on our Tours

Accommodation is basic but comfortable. You will have the option to stay in a hospedaje each night or in the home of someone in the indigenous community.

It should be possible to charge appliances such as phones and cameras overnight but please be aware that electricity is not always guaranteed in the jungle. Bring spare batteries/chargers if you have them.

1 Day – Amazon River transfer and adventure in Puerto Nariño starting at 7:00 am boat

Morning (6:30 AM)
As we will pick you up 6:20-6:30 A.M., there is no restaurant service around that time. We highly recommend to buy snacks so you will have breakfast to go.

  • Hotel transfer to Leticia Port at 6:30 am
  • Public Transportation boat transfer to Puerto Nariño (from 1.30 hours to 2 hours)
  • Reception in Puerto Nariño
  • We will do a trekking thru the jungle in the back of our village in which we will have the try to spot monkeys, flora and fauna explanation and have a direct contact with the jungle, you will end up at a native natural reserve.
  • Typical lunch (From 12 pm – 1 pm)

Afternoon (2:00 PM)

  • Boat activity to spot grey or pink dolphins, we will visit lakes and navigate thru tributaries.

Night (7:00 pm)

  • Dinner
  • Night walk for the observation of insects, different Amazonian fauna and flora.
  • Accommodation in a community hostel with your private room

If you arrive to Leticia by plane before 10 am, we can take the 12 pm boat to start activities around 2 pm. (You will begin with the afternoon activity).

Activities might change order depending on the weather condition.
(Hike-Dolphins / Dolphins-Hike)

2 Day – Adventure in Peru

Morning (8;00 AM)

  • Breakfast
  • Sailing along the Amazon River to San Antonio de Cacao Island
  • Walk in the jungle to spot a different kind of ecosystem with the biggest species of trees in the Amazon Region and visit to the community
  • Possibility of lazy bear sightings (Sloths) and bird watching
  • Typical Lunch (12 pm – 1 pm)

Afternoon (2:00 PM)

  • Visit the beaches that are form in dry season
  • Swimming in the Amazon River
  • Opportunity to do boat activities and spot pink and grey dolphins

Night (7:00 pm)

  • Dinner
  • Night walk for the observation of insects, different Amazonian fauna and flora.
  • Accommodation in a community hostel with your private room

3 Day – Santa Teresita Trekking Adventure

For the four day we have this activity we will be pretty flexible to do activities depending on your likes. We have an Amazing tour on an interesting jungle by a native community. The itinerary will go up to 3.30 pm for the boat transfer to Leticia.

Morning (8;00 AM)

  • Breakfast
  • Sailing along the Loretoyacu River and bird watching activity
  • Walk in the jungle to spot a different kind of ecosystem, explanation of fauna and flora and possible sightings of monkeys
  • Typical Lunch

Afternoon (2:00 PM)

  • Visit local Viewing Tower (45 meters high)
  • Return to Leticia by public boat from 3:30 pm to 5 pm
  • Transfer to the reserved hotel (We only cover free transfer to hotels in Leticia centre, not in the km or away from Leticia).

Prices 2019

This price is for tours starting on Tuesdays – Thursdays – Saturdays at 7 am or 12 pm

  • Solo traveller
    Single Room (1 Room for 1 people – one bed)
    $1.150.000 COP per persona. If one the the guest need a private room will have an extra cost of 50.000 cop

Tour Size Information: Small groups share excursion but accommodation is private, in the native community is a big cabin with rooms. We guarantee groups size are never more than 6 people. If you want completely private tour its $150,000 extra per persona.

Prices are in cash but if you pay with credit card i have to add 5% of wire transaction.

Atms in Leticia only have 300.00 COP per transaction and around 3 per day. Payment on arrival

If you book flights with Avianca and want to start tour the same day then i recommend to charter a private boat with a price of 150.000 extra per persona or do tour the next day at 8 a.m.

What is included?

This includes the 2 nights accommodation, 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch, dinner), water, tours, translator if needed, coffee (with breakfast) and fruit juices (with lunch and dinner), activities and transportations. Alcohol you will need to pay for separately.

What is not included?

Activities not described on the tour, alcohol, tips for the guides (its optional), entry tax at the airport of Leticia $31.000 and  entry tax at the entrance of Puerto Nariño $10,000.

What To Bring On The Tour

A small day sack (25-30L) is sufficient for a 3 or 4 day tour. We can store your larger bag in the office. The following list is advisory only, wear whatever you think will make you feel comfortable! Bear in mind that black clothing can attract more mosquitoes so, if possible, bring lighter colored clothing.

  1. 2 x long sleeve tops
  2. 2 x short sleeved tops
  3. 1 x shorts
  4. 2 or 3 x long trousers
  5. Socks and underwear for 4 days
  6. Walking boots/shoes. Yes, trainers are ok. Flip flops for relaxing.
  7. Swimwear (yes it’s safe to swim in some places!)
  8. Towel
  9. Toiletries – toothbrush , toothpaste, soap etc.
  10. Repellent
  11. Sun cream
  12. Hat
  13. Sunglasses
  14. Camera/Phone – waterproof covers required in case of sudden heavy rain
  15. Extra snacks, soft drinks
  16. Wallet and ID

Rubber boots and a poncho are available from loan from the office. Please return them to the office at the end of your tour.

Where does my tour take place?

I live in a paradise that my father’s help to organize and colonize called Puerto Nariño in the aticoya region. Law does not allow us to have cars or motorcycles.

Photos of my Leticia Amazonas Jungle Tour

As my internet is really slow, i upload some at facebook. Follow me at www.facebook.com/elcabuco

BOOKING RESERVATION FORM

Amazonas Jungle Tours in Leticia Amazonas

We have 2 seasons in which you can discover the mighty Amazon.

High Water Season which is from February until mid July and Low Water Season which is from mid July until Late January . Both seasons are completely different and we change activities due to the river lever and access to different places.

For a detail information: http://amazonascolombia.info/best-time-visit-leticia-amazonas/

HIGH WATER SEASON
(ARRIVING FROM EARLY DECEMBER UNTIL EARLY JULY )

LOW WATER SEASON
(ARRIVING FROM MID JULY UNTIL LATE NOVEMBER)

Aticoya Adventure Amazon Jungle Trip

  • One of the most bio-diverse areas on the planet, the Colombian Amazon rainforest shares with it’s visitors an unforgettable nature & wildlife experience. Add to that the fascinating mix of indigenous native tribes that populate the region, and the mystery of the shaman traditional medicine healer, and you are in for a unique cultural experience too.

As a travel guide, I love to fill our visitors with the best of the Amazon and sharing a unique experience from this remote green paradise. Our tours have been design carefully so you can enjoy your trip.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We know you have limited time, so 4 days is perfect. Remember our tours are super active, always there is something to do and we will be doing activities to activities. My tour is a mix of Culture – My Village – Jungle – Lakes – Native Communities – Adventure – Wildlife and all what you can experience about the Amazon.

I dont do a typical tour… nahhhh screw that, i will show you with my staff the real Amazon. Remember Amazonas Jungle Tours is not just Sergio Rojas, we have tons of people behind the scenes making sure everything goes excellent.

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