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I know, I know -- we've barely scratched the surface of the holiday season and it's hard to even think of the spring-time, especially when it feels like autumn was just yesterday. But the truth is, Spring Break will be here before you know it; and those who plan ahead, plan early, are setting themselves up for the best trips. Contact us for more info.
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Lightweight pants,lightweight long sleeved,shorts,t-shirts,bathing suit,towel,suncreen,hat,binoculars(optional) mosquito repellent,rain poncho or jacket,socks,sandals and tennis shoes,flashlight,batteries,sunglasses,camera,hiking boots,and good attitude.
The Amazon basically has two season,the rainy season from december to march and the less rainy season from June to August. Temperatures remain fairly constant during the year,nights can be cool and fresh.
Yes, plenty! Besides countless species of birds, butterflies, insects and snakes, many land mammals such as monkeys and even ocelots are regularly see.
Yes!! Plenty ,while the main camp house is screened to provide an area free from mosquitos, the jungle is home to many biting ans stinging insects.The best protection is to cover your skin with clothes sprayed with repellent.
Yes! There are a variety of species of venomous snakes ans non-venomous snakes.When walking in the jungle long rubber boots are provided to protect the legs from snakes bite.But in case a snakesbite Huacari Tours has anti-venom at the camp.As well , there is a hospital in Iquitos with personnel trained in snakebite.
You can really visit the Amazon any time of year. Wildlife viewing and weather patterns are not especially different from one season to the next. Expect heat, humidity, and rain yearround.
We greatly apreciate all generosity showed to our employees.It is our policy for all tipd to be given to the tour leader for futher distrubution after the completion of the tour.
Spanish is spoken throughout Peru.The locals in the jungle usually speake some spanish in addition to their indigenous languages.Huscari Tours utilizes bilingual guides(English and Spanish).
We have had travelers of nearly every age on our tours. These trips commonly attract multi-generational families as well as young honeymooners or adventurous single travelers. Travelers of any age can likely find an Amazon option where they will fit right in.
All of the Huacari Tours lodges are constructed of traditional materials designed to minimize the impact on the local environment and maintain the ambiance of the rainforest. Accommodations vary from simple and rustic to quite comfortable. All of the lodges offer running water, showers and flush toilets
The food in Huacari Tours is excellent, fresh, and authentic. Generally, the lodges seek to provide a mixture of local and international cuisine. Jungle fruits, vegetables, and juices provide a uniquely fresh flair that is unmatched in more temperate climates. Although menu choices are limited at the most remote lodges, all can accommodate vegetarians or other common dietary preferences if provided sufficient notice.
Yes. These tours are an excellent choice for kids who are interested in wildlife and the outdoors. Spotting colorful macaws flying overhead, listening to howler monkeys roar in the trees, and climbing into the rainforest canopy inspire the wonder in all of us and can be particularly fascinating for children.
Some vaccinations and malaria preventatives are also recommended for these tours. Some of these cannot be given to children under a certain age/ weight, though alternatives are generally available. Ask your pediatrician for advice before booking your tour.
Tour rates do not include international flights. We find that it is usually less expensive for travelers to book these separately and this also allows you the flexibility to choose the schedule and routing that is most convenient for you.
Absolutely! We offer select trip discounts periodically throughout the year. Check out our News page for the latest offers and on-going discounts
You can book your Amazon tour at any time and generally the earlier you book, the better, especially during dry season. Some tour packages fill up 6 months in advance or more during the most popular dry season departures ( June - August). book last minute, though 2-3 months notice is still recommended to give you time to arrange vaccinations, international flights, etc. .
Absolutely! . Extra days can also be arranged . Let us know how you would like to customize your trip and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Before you Adventure
For most Amazon destinations, Hepatitis A, Typhoid, and Yellow Fever vaccinations are recommended. Malaria preventatives are also recommended at many of the more remote lodges. Talk to your doctor or visit the website for the Centers for Disease Control (www.CDC.gov) for the latest information.