Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best time of the year to visit ?
It can be visited all year round. The landscapes only change. Each season has its charm: When the area is draining, you can walk a lot and there are fewer mosquitoes. When the water is high, what we walked, we use canoes to the height of a little less than the treetops, and then you can see more flowers.
Why Ecological Jungle Trips guarantees to see free animals and the others lodge don´t?
Being located far away from Iquitos and Iquitos-Nauta to Pacaya Samiria highway and working hand in hand with the people of Libertad y Puerto Miguel, we are preserving the area and is easy to see animals.
Are the rubber boots a must? Does Ecological Jungle Trips supply them?
Yes, you really need them, because there are parts of the walks where the mud buries the entire foot and give us greater security and protection. is not a shoe store where we have all sizes for travelers who join us at the same time. In Iquitos it is cheaper to buy or rent.
How safe is Ecological Jungle Trips and its programs?
We have expert guides who know how to act if they were to present contingencies. They also know how to navigate the jungle, if lost. It has only happened once, but found within hours.
What animals do you guarantee to see 100%?
Sloth, monkeys, many birds, alligators, gray and pink dolphins, piranhas, among, Cat Fish, Baterfly,
Do I need vaccinations? How is the topic of disease?
In the area where Ecological Jungle Trips is located there is not malaria or dengue. So far, we have not had any reports of someone who´s been at Ecological Jungle Trips area previously had these diseases. However, it is common for travelers to have stomach problems. Beware, we recommend not eating in unhygienic places.
What days we leave to the Ecological Jungle Trips?
Every day of the year, we depart to the lodge at 8:00 am (Monday to Sunday).
How different is Ecological Jungle Trips from other lodges?
Other lodges situated, for been located downstream and near Iquitos, cannot see free animals; they go to visit Monkey Island and snake pits to see animals in captivity. Also make tourist visits to tribes, shamans and homemade factories where distilled liquor is produced. Ecological Jungle Trips lead excursions to observe animals in their natural habitat.