Tag Archives: amazon rainforest

For a real Amazon River Experience Choose Iquitos not Puerto Maldonado

12 Apr

By Anthony Giardenelli For an Authentic Amazon River Tour. Choose Iquitos, not Puerto Maldonado. One of the most common misconceptions about travelling to Peru is that you can visit the Amazon River from Puerto Maldonado. This is completely false, that is the equivalent of saying that a hummingbird is equal to an ostrich. The Madre […]

New review for Otorongo Expeditions, special needs service

19 Jun

An excellent adventure, by Eric, M From start to finish, my Otorongo experience was top notch. We were picked up from Iquitos airport and pretty much had our hand held the entire way. Everything was handled by Otorongo… our transportation, lunch in Iquitos, tuk-tuk transportation to the dock, and then every step of the way […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]