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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 […]

What in Upstate New York scares this Amazon Jungle Guide more than wading in a hungry pool of pirañas?

22 May

Wouldn’t it be ironic that after ten years living in the Amazon rainforest of Peru, it takes a tick from upstate New York to cripple this expedition leader. In 2005 I moved to the Peruvian Amazon to start an Eco tour company that attends to international tourists looking to delve into the largest rainforest and […]

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 […]