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Trekking With Jaguars, Pumas and Pigs

12 Nov
Otorongo

This years Trail camera images from AntEater Ridge of Fossil Creek Communal Wildlife Reserve. Due to Increased internet poaching of endangered animals worldwide, the exact location of this trail is known only to our guides and Reserve Staff. The people in these images are not actors, they are real Adventure Travelers trekking in the depths […]

Tapir Trail Camera From Fossil Creek Wildlife Reserve

08 Nov
Tapirus terrestris

The Tapir is the largest bodied land mammal left in South America. Mainly Herbivorous, they use their flexible proboscis to strip shrubs of their leaves and to forage fruits off the forest floor. Their snout has an intricate array of sinusoides indicating the most advanced sense of smell in the jungle. A large portion of […]

Responsible Tourism in the Amazon and Iquitos

05 Oct

Be a responsible ecotourist! #1 Please do not purchase crafts with animal parts. many species suffer just so a tourist can walk around with a macaw feather or sloth claw. 1, Por favor , no compres artesanía con restos de animales. Muchos animals sufren para que las turistas irresponsables pueden llevar pluma de macaw o […]

Help us with reforestation.

19 Jun

If on your trip, you had the chance to make a difference locally, would you? We would like you to help us out . We have saplings ready to go in the ground, on one of your morning or afternoon excursions, you could help reforest an area with high caloric value fruiting trees. Trees such […]

Take part in Amazon Rainforest Conservation

19 Apr

Otorongo Expeditions is not a non/profit but has done more for conservation in the Peruvian Amazon than many multi million dollar NGOs. We are so ashamed of certain NGOs that tout, tout and then bail out!  We are not a bunch of suits sitting at desks working on our next ADwords campaign. We are an […]

Whoa! Whats up with the price difference?

09 Nov

Often potential clients write to us with the same question.  “Why is there such a price difference with similar lodges?” They may be in a well developed area where everything is easier to organize, close to Iquitos or Nauta. May rely on canned experiences like visiting  a native tribe (re-enactment) or animal prisons like monkey […]

Why aren’t there monkeys jumping in our boat for bananas ?

04 Jun
Red titi monkey

Anyone who may have watched the travel channel series “hotel Amazon” may be super excited to book their trip so they can witness “wild monkeys” taking over their boats. I am sorry to bring the bad news but those are not wild monkeys. There is a river called Yarapa where there are many tourist lodges, […]

Donate for Amazon Rainforest Conservation and get discounted jungle trip

26 May

We are trying to step up our conservation efforts on the district of Las Amazonas, Oran. Otorongo Expeditions is offering discounted trips even FREE with a certain donation amount. Or goal is to conserve 25,000 acres of high ground primary rainforest to the north of the village of Oran. Our project includes the conservation of […]

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 […]