Birdwatching In the Amazon

About the Tour

On the “Birdwatching in the Amazon” tour you will be accompanied by a professional who will help you spot various incredible bird species of the area, you will visit an indigenous community and several nature reserves.



4 Nights - 5 Days

Day 1 Natural Reserve & Parrot Park

We begin our trip at the airport with a taxi ride along the road via Tarapaca to a Tree House Natural Reserve close to the Leticia’s Airport. We will have lunch and then we will walk until we reach the tree house. After a short rest, we will continue with a short walk until we reach one of the platforms where we will begin the ascent in ropes to the first platform located 40 meters high. After a panoramic view of the canopy, the highest part of the jungle, we will start to go from tree to tree with zip lines. In the afternoon, while leisurely strolling through Leticia, showing you the “Isla Fantasia” and witness the spectacular scene of parrots arriving for sunset at the Santander Park.Afterwards, we enjoy a meal in a typical restaurant before we head back to the nature reserve. At the end of the afternoon we will have time to rest and immerse ourselves in the beauty of the jungle. After dinner we can do a night walk to explore the jungle in the dark and observe different types of insects and animals around.

Accommodation: Rustic Ground cabins or tree house with the basics.

Day 2 Maloca Bora

While we head down the Arenosa river we will try and spot different types of birds. After we have breakfast we continue our journey by taxi until we reach the spot where we can enter the rainforest to start our walk to the Indigenous community of Bora. Once arriving at Bora we enjoy a typical lunch and learn about the medicinal usages of Mambe, Coca and Tabaco. We then continue to the Pichuna Reserve to enjoy the Pichuna waterfall and of course look out for more birds. After dinner there isthe option to go for a night walk.

Accommodation: Pichuna Reserve – room with double beds (couples) or room with multiple beds (group)

Day 3 Mocagua & Matamata

We will get up early in the morning, to try and spot the birds, after which we will have breakfast. We will then head to the port and take the public boat to Mocagua. During the boat ride we will have the chance to spot some more birds. After lunch in the village we take the boat to the MataMata river, where we will get the chance to learn more about the flora and fauna of the area. We end the day with a local dinner.

Accommodation: Local Eco-Hotel – room with double beds (couples) or room with multiple beds (group)

Day 4 Yanayacu & Marasha

We will head out early by boat to reach the Yanayacu waterfall in Peru to observe the birds there. After breakfast we take the public boat to the Nature Reserve Marasha in Peru. Depending on the water level we will either walk or take a boat to reach the “flooded forest”. We will have lunch in the Nature Reserve and have the opportunity to take a canoe to observe the birds of this area. We will also be able to go out at night and try to spot alligators and nocturnal birds. We then have dinner and relax for the rest of the evening.

Accommodation: Nature Reserve – Rustic cabins with the basics.

Day 5 Leticia

We will have breakfast early in the morning and take the boat to Leticia, which will take us around 45 minutes. We will then drop you off in town or take you to the airport as requested. 

Price x person with 1 Night at Calanoa Lodge

1 Adventurer

$4.980.000 COP

2 Adventurers: Price x Person

$ 3.473.000 COP

3 Adventurers: Price x Person

$ 2.990.000 COP

4 Adventurers: Price x Person

$ 2.740.000 COP

5 Adventurers: Price x Person

$ 2.570.000 COP

Useful informations

High water levels can be expected in February, March, Abril and the highest levels can be expected all through May and beginning of June. The water levels drop from mid-June.​

Transportation by land and water, meals (3x breakfast, 3x lunch, 3x dinner), accommodation for 3 nights, non-alcoholic refreshments and entrance fees as well as professional, multilingual, local Amazonian guides and a contribution to our educational and our environmental project

Your flight tickets, the entrance tax to Leticia as well as any alcoholic drinks are NOT included.

Please check out our PacklistFAQ-page and our general Travel Guide for the Amazon Region. Contact us if you have any questions or would like to add an extra day or make any changes to the itinerary.

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