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Amazonas is a geographical region of Colombia, bordering Brazil, whose capital is Leticia. It is in the south of Colombia, a jungle zone, full of flora and fauna. Where within its economy is agriculture and wood. In Amazonas, different landscapes and cultures will be discovered. And indigenous communities.

The Amazon Tour lasts 4 days 3 nights.

Diary

4 days

3 nights

Air departure from Medellin (price does not include tickets)

Price

Per person is:

Adult $750,000 in accommodation (with more than one bed) (not including airfare)

Children older than 5 years $650,000 (not including the air ticket)

Children under 5 years of age $100,000 (they travel loaded, sleep with parents and do not include food, among others.) (not including the air ticket)

Includes

Transport in vehicles according to the number of people

Visits in:

-Transportation to the airport, round trip
-Leticia
-Puerto Nariño by boat
-Isla de los micos
-Macedonian community, indigenous
-3-night hotel accommodation
-Meals: breakfast and lunch (nightly).
-Guide during the tour
-Medical assistance card
-Family environment

Recommendations

Yellow Fever Vaccine

Wear comfortable clothes, carry small luggage, do not use valuable objects during the tours.

No pets.

Have the original identity documents for hotel registration. Including the documents of minors for hotel registration.

“Amazon tourism |

Amazon Tourism

Its land is jungle, where the Amazon River borders Brazil and Peru, and the Putumayo River crosses it.

Its name comes from the Amazon River. The river named after the Spanish colonizer Francisco de Orellana 500 years ago, where he was attacked by violent women who resembled the Amazons from Greek mythology.

The Amazon is very large, similar in size to some countries. It is jungle, rivers. It has lagoons and swamps. It is divided into the Amazon Trapezium and the other part.

It has a great plain.

It has mestizos, indigenous and afro. There are 26 indigenous tribes such as the Ticuna, Huitotos, Yaguas, Cocama, Yucunas, Mirañas, Matapíes, Boras and Muinanes.

The economy is based on wood, hunting, fishing, agriculture, livestock and tourism.

Transportation to the Amazon is by plane and by rivers.

Brown river with curves of more than 6 thousand kms is the longest in the world. Amazon, there are 200 species of mammals and more than 180 reptiles.

Connection with nature and indigenous communities.

Rivers are the means by which they are transported.

The indigenous cultures represent this region together with nature is an unforgettable experience.

It has a lot of fauna and flora that is not found anywhere else, and the Amazon River, the widest on the planet.

Ancestral communities and natural attractions come to Leticia to visit the three borders, the monkeys, visit Puerto Nariño, see a pink Amazon dolphin.

Remember that before leaving the airport you must pay a tourist tax in Leticia that is worth 35 thousand pesos per person.

Take a boat to Santa Rosa Peru and visit one of its restaurants, this area is also known for its good cuisine, Brazil goes for the mere experience of crossing from one country to another and buying chocolates in the famous chocolate house, the usual , is to know the market, the pier, buy sandals, go to the viewpoint of the community to see the Amazon River.

Tabatinga, walking on the border with Brazil. Of course, a less urban plan half an hour from Leticia and on the border with this country is located wuayruru an indigenous maloca. Daytime walk through the jungle, seeing the monkeys.
At this time, walks through the jungle are possible in times of high water. This type of tour is usually done by canoe so that you have an idea of ​​the climate in the Amazon. December to March is winter and the waters are rising from April to May is when the rivers flood the jungle, from June to August the waters begin to recede and from September to November is the Amazonian summer, which is the best date to travel. There is no better date to the Amazon, you must travel in summer in times of flooded Jungle and always with rain.

Visiting a maloca at our top, the malocuairulu, welcomes us by the grandfather with whom we share pleasant moments of learning together with one of his grandchildren. The malocas are not only the home of family clans or communities, they are also places of knowledge and what is learned, in The city does not have that education or that way of thinking, the word is sacred, it is what maintains our lands, our territories, you may tell a lie, that lie can harm the world.

Parque Santander is the main park in Leticia, where the government entities, the church and the army converge, a very beautiful park, it is best known and visited for the show and riot of neotropical parrots.

Ethnographic Museum of the Banco de la República, this is a free admission museum and it is small, its significant sample rich in data and its exterior gardens, it is used for photos with a lot of information about the Amazon jungle.

Plaza de Mercado has everything special, its food.

Navigate the mightiest river in the world and, according to the latest measurement, also the longest after the Nile. From its source in Arequipa, Peru, of the 7,062 kilometers from Rio, only 116 cross the Colombian Amazonian trapeze to continue on its way through Brazil and flow
into in the Atlantic Ocean and see dolphins in the river.

Macedonia arrive by boat from Leticia, it is an attraction.

Ticul culture, the shaman of the maloca kayak, handicrafts, plant remedies, welcome dance, language songs, the culture of the collective, This is a community maloca, a space where families bring their handicrafts to be sold and to share their products with tourists. Traditions and cultures with the voluntary contributions left by tourists, the community maloca is maintained. Families also provide basic and very cheap lunches to visitors.

Walk through the community of Macedonia, they are gardens but not decorative, they are medicinal gardens, medicinal essence of this community, here everything heals, houses of some of the artisans, a flock of monkeys and in freedom before embarking on this trip to the Amazon, waiting for our boat from return the dolphins said goodbye to macedonia you can arrive by boat in the express transport that leaves every day from Leticia we just arrived from macedonia, handicrafts are very expensive and here they are practically giving away their work.

Mocagua at this station where the express line that comes from Leticia by boat to the indigenous reservation that is neighboring the Amacayaco National Natural Park leaves us.

Visit Mocagua and have a night experience in the jungle. This community has organized itself. During the last years, its population has aged, adapting it with accommodation, restaurants, local interpreters, the people of the Amazon are very friendly and Mocagua is a very calm, welcoming community with transformative stories. .

Macuchiga Foundation is just one of those stories of transformation, a daytime walk through the jungle to this center for the rescue and rehabilitation of Wild fauna receives animals confiscated by environmental authorities other times they welcome animals found in poor condition that they rehabilitate and help to readapt to the jungle by introducing The little by little the importance of this program is that Mokawa was a Hunter population now works jointly with national parks and even has organized community monitoring groups for preservation where they participate.

Puerto Nariño is a very beautiful and very touristic municipality, streets in perfect condition and without cars, artisanal fruit ice cream typical of the Amazon, handicraft shops, a one-hour walk to visit the washing reserve, a reserve of victories, accommodation in Puerto Nariño, the food is cheap. Lake Tarapoto, a complex of lagoons protected for being the cradle of pink and gray dolphin fish from the Amazon.

This is a freshwater lake that is part of the Loretoyaco River basin whose waters flow into the Amazon River, 116 kilometers of the river that correspond to us as Colombians.

Leticia is the capital of the Amazon and borders the Tabatinga municipality of Brazil next to the Amazon River, borders with Tarapacá and the municipality of Puerto Nariño. It is far from towns and does not have interconnected roads with other municipalities. Leticia is a port, transportation is done through rivers. Half of its inhabitants are indigenous Ticunas, Nukaklos, Uitotos and Tucanos. Leticia is next to the municipality of Santa Rosa de Yavarí in Peru. 52 thousand people live in Leticia. It is a border area between 3 countries.

Some tourist sites are
The Francisco de Paula Santander park, the border with Brazil, the Mundo Amazónico Theme Park, the Banco de la República Library, the tourist pier, Orellana park.

Lake Tarapoto
Puerto Narino
San Martin
Sacred Lake Cocama
Ticuna Community
Yagua La Libertad Community
Amazon World Theme and Ecological Park
La Manigua Natural Park
Amacayacu National Natural Park
Cahuinari National Natural Park
Monkey Island
Yahuarcacas Lake

It has some colleges and universities.

The functions that individuals perform in the midst of their trips and stays in places other than their routine area in a few months or days, for recreation, business, among others.

Historical tourism

Old age
In Greece they became interested in leisure, and they used their rest time in sports, culture and fun.
In the middle of the Roman Empire, citizens visited hot springs.
Middle Ages
Religious pilgrimages were what was used.
Modern age
Pilgrimages continue, visits to hot springs, mud baths for health and some beaches for doctor’s instructions.
Contemporary age
Rest trips began, the steam engine changed the form of transportation, where only animals were transported, the use of steam in maritime transport reduced space time. Maritime transport and ecological tourism are going viral. Much later they invented the airplane, increasing the pace of tourism.

The most visited countries are:
France
Spain
USA
China
Italy
Mexico

Are you planning a trip to Amazonas for the first time? If so, you may find the process a little hectic. There are so many things to consider that you may not know where to start!
If visiting Amazonas is just one part of a larger trip, we recommend planning Amazonas first and scheduling the other part of your itinerary later.

Decide what time of year you want to visit Amazonas and for how long

The presence of rain is constant throughout the year, where the rain is least is from November to February. And the rain is most frequent from April to June.

How many days to spend in Amazonas?
Once you have decided when to visit, you need to consider how long. We are frequently asked how many days to spend in Amazonas. A minimum of 3 days would be ideal as this will give you the opportunity to see some of the main parks.


Decide your budget


Consider how much to budget for what could be the first of many visits, or a once-in-a-lifetime trip.
Amazonas is not that expensive and you may be wondering how much it costs to go to Amazonas.
We recommend budgeting approximately $200,000 (USD$50) per day, per person, after paying for the trip. Of course, you can spend more or less, but our last trip showed us that this value is an initial element.

Book flights

Plan how you will get to Amazonas.
If you are in America, Europe, Oceania, Asia or Africa, the normal thing is by plane.
Flights from airlines such as Aeromexico, Air Europa, American Airlines, Arajet, Avianca, Copa, Jet blue, Jetsmart, Latam, United, Spirit, Wingo arrive in Medellin.

After Medellin to the Amazonas airport, which is the General Alfredo Vásquez Cobo International Airport.

Book accommodation

Where to stay in Amazonas

It is something difficult for many people when planning their trip to Amazonas. We know that choosing where to stay in a city you haven’t visited before can be exhausting. Analyze the value of accommodation in Amazonas, the area and the right accommodation for your travel group, travel class and travel budget. That’s why if you get a Colombia Plans Pass you don’t need to think much about it.

Itinerary planning

Prioritize the list into things you must do and things you would like to do

Book tours, attractions, experiences and activities

If this is your first visit to Amazonas and you plan to visit many of the places and attractions, it may pay to invest in a Colombia Plans Pass.

Pre-departure advice

These are things you may want to consider months before departure.

How to connect to Wi-Fi
We are frequently asked what the options are to connect to the Internet in Amazonas. It is available in many places, such as cafes, museums, and many hotels.


• Buy a SIM card before you leave or when you arrive in Colombia

Decide what to pack
It is practical to be prepared for your Amazon adventure.
Some objects to take into account are:
• Comfortable tennis shoes
• Adapter or connector
• Anti-theft bags

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