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Dodging an epic flood

11 Mar

Here in the Iquitos region of the Amazon Basin, we have been quite occupied worrying about the flood to come. The past two weeks, we have seen levels that parallel the largest flood in modern history of the Amazon 2012. Thankfully the rest of the rivers that feed this stretch of the Amazon near Iquitos […]

A few Reviews for Otorongo Expeditions Amazon River Jungle Lodge

06 Feb

“Perfect ending to long holidays in Latin America: jungle survivors” 5 of 5 stars I stayed in the Otorongo lodge with a friend at the end of 2014. We actually celebrated the New Years there. It was an amazing experience: the location is perfect, the garden is just breathtaking, the staff and the owner are […]

Arambaza camp , full adventure travel

13 Nov

We have a small local style hut built in on a distant tributary of the Amazon River. This headwater area belongs to the community of San Gregorio. We are working together with the community of San Gregorio to promote the sustainable management of their tribal lands. Step one was to build a simple house to […]

Essential for trekking or camping in the Amazon Rainforest

11 Nov

Just a quick post here to urge anyone who is travelling to remote locations where purified water is scarce , here is a top recommendation from Otorongo Expeditions owner and head guide Anthony Giardenelli Lifestraw everyone! Boiled water can be hard to get on the move and we do not carry five gallon jugs of […]

Tapir Video and images taken with remote camera

03 Nov

Take a moment to see this tapir taking a drink. Four 31sc videos stitched together represent a flash in the life of an Amazonian Tapir as it cycles through its territory frequenting wallows between fruiting stands of forest. There can aslo be observed large bats flying around and the eyeshine of a water snake or […]

Trekking and adventure travel near Iquitos Perú

21 Oct

For those who seek something more than a jungle lodge in the Amazon Rainforest and River. We offer rustic expeditions in a variety of habitats found in the Peruvian Amazon region of Iquitos, mainly in the district of Las Amazonas. We  canoe, hike and trek trough palm swamp forest to the hills of terra firme […]