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THREE  FRONTIERS  AMAZON  EXPERIENCE - CLT01
Visit: Leticia (Colombia) - Amazon Region

4 days / 3 nights /
Starts any day of the week


PROGRAM  ITINERARY

 Tour Description:  This soft adventure program will provide you with an unforgettable experience in the Three Frontiers border area. It is here where Colombia, Brazil and Peru meet on the mighty Amazon River. Using the hotel in Leticia as a base-camp you will leave on daily guided excursions allowing you to discover one of the most beautiful places on earth. During this four day / three night Amazon trip knowledgeable Naturalist guides will lead you on visits to small towns and native settlements, you will travel by small boat on the Amazon River and small tributaries while exploring and learning about the incredible flora and fauna of the Amazon rainforest and the cultures and customs of its people. 

 DAY BY DAY ITINERARY  *

 Day 1  - LETICIA - AMAZON RAINFOREST / Transfer and Sunset tour
AM
or PM - Our services will begin with your arrival at the airport of Leticia from Bogota (arrivals at the Tabatinga - Brazil - airport are also possible at an extra cost). Your local guide will be waiting for you outside the customs area of the airport to provide you with the transfer to hotel Anaconda, located close to the Amazon River. Enjoy a welcome drink at the hotel and the afternoon at leisure.

Contact us for additional services in Bogota, Leticia, the Amazon or airfares

Explore the friendly city of Leticia and the neighboring town of Tabatinga, just across the border in Brazil. Late in the afternoon the guide will take you down to the waterfront from where we board a small motorboat for a sunset tour of nearby Yahuarcacas Lake. Enjoy your first contact with the Amazon River and Rainforest while the sun sets on the horizon.
 
EVE
- Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
(D.)
 

 Day 2  - LETICIA - AMAZON RAINFOREST / Full day tour of Benjamin Constant
AM & PM
- After breakfast we depart for a full day tour into Brazil and the town of Benjamin Constant. By small boat we sail down the Amazon River into Brazil past the city of Tabatinga and farms. Enjoy the views of the mighty river and the jungle on the shores. Benjamin Constant is located some 22 kilometers (15 miles) from Leticia on a major tributary of the Amazon River. As part of the tour we will visit one of the sawmills along the river. The lumber industry provides a great number of jobs in the area and is now a major player in the economic progress of the region. Lumber products and plywood is being exported from here to the US and other International markets while controlled cutting and reforestation is one of the goals of the Brazilian government in maintaining and restoration of the Amazon basin. The guide will show us around town followed by a typical Brazilian lunch at a local restaurant. There will be plenty of time to explore the town before returning to Leticia by mid afternoon.
 

PM - When darkness sets in we leave by boat in search of the Amazon caiman on one of the lakes. The guide will try to spot the caiman's eyes with his flashlight while the boat will try to approach as close as possible. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
(B, L, D.)


 

 Day 3  - LETICIA - AMAZON RAINFOREST / Native communities and Monkey island
AM & PM
- Breakfast at the hotel. Today we will head upriver on the Amazon River for a full day of River and Jungle exploration. By small boat we sail from Leticia some 50 kilometers (31 miles) to a small tributary to visit the native communities of Yaguas and Ticunas. The people in these communities still live the culture and practice the customs the way their ancestors used to for centuries. It is fascinating to observe from up close a way of living we only get to see through our TV's. You will an opportunity to purchase handicrafts from the locals. From here we board the boat to Monkey island, located in the middle of the river. We will take a hike to explore the island forest under the observing eyes of hundreds of squirrel monkeys who live on this island. Box lunch will be taken before we continue the boat trip. While we stay close to the shores we may see birds and local wildlife. We make a brief stop at the mouth of one of the tributaries where we have a good chance to see pink and grey river dolphins feed. Time permitting we will try our luck at some piranha fishing "Amazon style" with just a line, a hook and some meat. We return to the hotel later in the afternoon.                
  

EVE - Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
(B, L, D.)
 

 Day 4  - LETICIA - AMAZON RAINFOREST / City tour and transfer
AM & PM
- In the morning hours we will take a city tour of Leticia and cross the border to Tabatinga in Brazil. Later you will be transferred to the airport for your flight out.
(B.)
 

END OF SERVICES



* IMPORTANT NOTE: The itinerary, as shown, is subject to change without prior notice. Certain circumstances, such as: changing weather conditions, safety concerns and in general any reason or situation beyond our control may force local tour operators and / or their guides to alter any part of this itinerary for the wellbeing and in the best interest of travelers. Changes will only be made if they are absolutely necessary. Our goal is to provide clients with a safe environment and programs that exceed their expectations.


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