8 Day Survival Skills Program 2022-09-28T00:47:39+00:00

8 Day Survival Skills Program

$1040 per person

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Day 1ː

Arrive in Iquitos and be transported to Nauta. From Nauta, you will travel by boat for approximately 5 hours and arrive in the Tamshiacu Yanayacu Reserve. That night, you will stay in a basecamp.

Day 2ː

After breakfast, you will pack your bags and begin your hike to Yarina Lake, enjoying a 3-hour hike and tour through the Amazon jungle. On this hike, you will see various types of monkeys, birds, snakes, and various other local creatures. Along the way, your guide will show you how to locate drinkable water in native vines. In addition, your guide will locate and describe many medicinal plants and their uses.

When you arrive at the lake, you will continue your learning experience by foraging for food.

Afterward, the local guide will teach you to build your own natural weapons, such as spears, harpoons, and blowguns so that you can hunt and catch your food. (You will camp for 2 days at the Lake and will continue your learning experience.)

Day 3ː

Enjoy another day of learning survival skills with your guide. Camp overnight at Lake Yarina.

Day 4ː

Wake up at Lake Yarina and enjoy breakfast in the peaceful nature. After, your guide will help you find balsa wood to build a raft for crossing the lake. After building your raft, you can enjoy fishing and paddling around the lake. After, you will cross the lake and continue on with your adventure. On the other side of the lake, you will build and set up camp for the night.

Day 5ː

After breakfast, enjoy exploring the diverse foliage of the jungle as you continue to your next destination on a 4 hour hike through the Amazon to the Tahuayo River. At the river, enjoy camping in this unique, secluded part of the forest.

Day 6ː

Wake up refreshed at the beautiful Tahuayo River. After, you will explore the surrounding area with your guide or choose to relax and spend your time at your leisure. At night, you will cook food and camp next to the river.

Day 7ː

After waking up from your second night at the Tahuayo River, you will begin your journey back through the Amazon and once again camp at Lake Yarina. Throughout the day, you will continue learning about medicinal plants, native animals, and indigenous survival skills.

Day 8ː

Wake up at Lake Yarina and enjoy breakfast.

After breakfast, we’ll begin our trek back to the basecamp.

Your boat will be waiting to take you back to Nauta. From there, you will then be transported to Iquitos.

Survival Skills

Here are some of the jungle survival skills I can teach.

Activities

Below are some of the activities you can do on this trip.

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